16-year-old Filipino junior tennis player Francis Casey “Niño” Alcantara and partner 17-year-old Taiwanese Cheng-Peng Hsieh bagged the junior doubles title in the Australian Open 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.
Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao reportedly met with Hollywood action star, Sylvester Stallone last January 6 at the latter’s Los Angeles office.
Two Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) fans were given tickets plus all-expense-paid trips to the US to watch the results of UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) 92 on December 27 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.
The 14th ASEAN University Games (AUG) kicked off in Malaysia with the theme “Together We Reach for the Stars”.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr., the former pound-for-pound king and a five-division champion with a 39-0 record reportedly wants to come out of retirement and fight Filipino boxing superstar and currently the best pound-for-pound Manny Pacquiao.
Manny Pacquiao won a lopsided verdict over Oscar De La Hoya.
Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya is slated to fight tomorrow at the 17,000-seat Grand Arena of MGM Grand Hotel Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
29-year-old Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (47-3-2, 35 KO) will be fighting former World Jr. Welterweight, Welterweight and Jr. Middleweight champion, 35-year-old Oscar De La Hoya (39-5, 30 KO) on December 6 (December 7, Sunday morning in the Philippines) at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, USA.
The 14 members of Team Pilipinas, which will represent our country in the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Championship in 2009 are reportedly jelling well on and off the court.
The Philippine Team headed by actor Derek Ramsey beat the defending champion, Team Black Flag, 15-14 in the Finals of Manila Spirits International Frisbee Tournament held in Alabang.