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Manny Pacquiao has successfully defended his WBA welterwight title, beating Adrien Broner by unanimous decision in Las Vegas.

Manny Pacquiao says his career enjoying turnaround, after dominating Adrien Broner

World Boxing Association welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao says contrary to the belief by many that his career is finished, he is rather enjoying a career turnaround.
Manny Pacquiao, right, and Adrien Broner are fighting for the WBA regular welterweight title. Joe Camporeale-USA Today Sports

Manny Pacquiao beats down Adrien Broner in 12-round US fight

Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 knockouts) was declared the winner by unanimous decision Saturday at a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in the main event of a Showtime Pay-Per-View. Two judges scored it 116-112; the other tally was 117-111. The Ring scored it 118-109.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 14, 2018 Philippines' Manny Pacquiao attends the weigh-in in Kuala Lumpur ahead of his world welterweight boxing championship bout against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse on July 15. - Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao and former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details November 19, 2018 in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Pacquaio owns the World Boxing Association's regular welterweight crown, a step below US unbeaten WBA 'super champion' Keith Thurman, after stopping Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in July at Kuala Lumpur -- his first knockout win since 2009. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

Manny Pacquiao lighter for Las Vegas return

Filipino star Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales half a pound lighter here Friday for his WBA welterweight title bout against Adrien Broner.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 14, 2018 Philippines' Manny Pacquiao attends the weigh-in in Kuala Lumpur ahead of his world welterweight boxing championship bout against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse on July 15. - Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao and former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details November 19, 2018 in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Pacquaio owns the World Boxing Association's regular welterweight crown, a step below US unbeaten WBA 'super champion' Keith Thurman, after stopping Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in July at Kuala Lumpur -- his first knockout win since 2009. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

Manny Pacquiao teases Floyd Mayweather rematch after January bout

Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao revealed Monday he has spoken with Floyd Mayweather about a possible sequel to their 2015 super fight, but said no decision would be taken on a rematch until the New Year.
Boxing - WBA Welterweight Title Fight - Manny Pacquiao v Lucas Matthysse - Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - July 15, 2018 Manny Pacquiao in action against Lucas Matthysse REUTERS-Lai Seng Sin

Ex-WBA champ Lucas Matthysse calls time on career after Manny Pacquiao loss

Just two weeks after a punishing knockout loss to Filipino great Manny Pacquiao, Argentine former WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse announced his retirement on Thursday.
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Manny Pacquiao calls out Floyd Mayweather for rematch

Manny Pacquiao has called on Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement for a rematch, saying “let’s do a second one” after powering to his first KO win in nine years.
Argentina's Lucas Matthysse reacts after he was knocked down by Philippines' Manny Pacquiao during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. Mohd RASFAN / AFP

Philippines erupts in joy after Manny Pacquiao win

Millions of boxing fans across the Philippines erupted in cheers and tears of joy on Sunday after national icon Manny Pacquiao beat Argentine Lucas Matthysse in a world title bout.
Philippines' Manny Pacquiao (L) reacts after he knocked down Argentina's Lucas Matthysse during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Manny Pacquiao knocks out Argentine Matthysse

Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years as he stopped WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday — the 39-year-old Filipino icon’s first knockout win since 2009.
Philippines' Manny Pacquiao attends the weigh-in in Kuala Lumpur on July 14, 2018, ahead of his world welterweight boxing championship bout against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse on July 15. Mohd RASFAN - AFP

Manny Pacquiao ‘ready’ to regain title after weigh-in with Lucas Matthysse

Pacquiao is challenging "The Machine" Matthysse for the World Boxing Association welterweight belt at the Axiata Arena on Sunday, knowing defeat could lower the curtain on one of the greatest careers in boxing history.

Eager Pacquiao ‘can’t wait’ to take Matthysse world title

Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday he "can't wait" for a crack at another world title as Lucas Matthysse's promoter confirmed the Argentine will stake his belt against the Filipino in Kuala Lumpur in July.

Manny Pacquiao announces Lucas Matthysse fight, but doubts emerge

Manny Pacquiao announced a world title fight against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia, but doubts quickly emerged over the self-promoted bout on Friday.

Manny Pacquiao to fight Argentine Lucas Matthysse in June

Manny Pacquiao is to fight Argentina’s World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia on June 24, the Philippine ring legend has announced.

Manny Pacquiao eyes next fight in Malaysia

Philippine boxing idol Manny Pacquiao said his next opponent would be either world champion Lucas Matthysse or Danny Garcia in Malaysia in May or June, after rejecting an undercard offer to face Mike Alvarado.

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