‘Accomplished’ Pacman now in Las Vegas

first_imgLATEST STORIES MOST READ Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Before setting off to this city baked by summer sun and hot desert winds, Pacquiao still squeezed in four rounds of sparring with AB Lopez and did mitts with chief trainer Buboy Fernandez in Los Angeles.Inside the ring at Wild Card’s basement gym, Pacquiao rehearsed a particular nine-punch combo with Fernandez.Pacquiao threw seven punches in blinding speed. Then, very quickly, he bounced to Fernandez’s left and threw two more power punches.“Ganda! (beautiful),” Pacquiao exclaimed after the well-executed sequence, pointing at the ceiling as the crowd applauded.His conditioning coach, Justin Fortune, said he’s up for a short morning jog at University of Nevada Las Vegas and a few rounds in mitts at Bones Adams Gym at lunchtime on Tuesday before the ceremony at the lobby.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Can Thurman check in primed like Pacquiao? Benefits of township living LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao arrived here at dusk on Monday just when this city began to light up.ADVERTISEMENT Both protagonists are already here, though the “Grand Arrivals” show is set for Tuesday afternoon at the hotel’s vast lobby.“I’m continuing my career because boxing is my passion. I [still] have lots to do in [boxing], especially because God gave me these blessings and favors—good health, speed and power.”For Pacquiao, it’s all about giving the fans what they want: an all-out performance every single fight.Promoter Premier Boxing Champions reported a brisk sale of tickets, and early predictions point to more pay-per-view interest compared to his fight last January against Adrien Broner, which netted a decent 400,000 buys.“In balancing my body conditioning, my mind, and how I work hard, it depends on how I focus and work hard in training. Right now, I still hunger [for fights] and I’m still enjoying this and happy to do training preparation for the fight,” said Pacquiao.ADVERTISEMENT MRT-3 files raps vs engineer who brought ammunition to stationcenter_img Sons Of Apollo releases new studio album ‘MMXX’ LOOK: LJ Reyes, Paolo Contis celebrate 1st birthday of baby Summer ‘Marawi hero’ is new commander of Army’s 1st Infantry Division Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists Once again he will headline Saturday evening (Sunday in Manila) along with the likes of Sin City regulars David Copperfield and Barry Manilow. Their faces were among those adorning the giant marquees on gleaming buildings around the strip.“I just want to keep my name at the top of boxing and continue my career. I already accomplished what I want to accomplish in boxing,” said Pacquiao before hitting the road from Los Angeles.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsIt is clear that the 40-year-old boxing megastar—and a senator of the republic back home—knows very well that he is on an extended run of a blockbuster career.This time around, it’s the brash, unbeaten Keith Thurman who hopes to be the perfect foil when they clash for the WBA welterweight crown at MGM Grand here. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:06Manny Pacquiao trains in LA for last time before Keith Thurman fight03:16Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman hold final press conference ahead of bout02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption02:48ABS-CBN franchise has ‘natural deadline,’ no need for quo warranto — Gatchalian Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Tubelight: Director Kabir Khan shares Shah Rukh’s look from Salman’s film

first_imgAlright, so the verdict is out. Shah Rukh Khan is indeed starring in a cameo in Salman Khan’s upcoming film Tubelight.The news spread that King Khan would act in Salman bhai’s film when trade analyst Komal Nahta tweeted that Shah Rukh would feature in a small cameo in Tubelight.However, when Nahta deleted that tweet, ‘news’ became rumours.ALSO READ: Shah Rukh to play a magician in Salman’s Tubelight?ALSO READ: SRK-Salman to reunite in TubelightALSO READ: I’m an actor, not a vocal leader, says Shah Rukh when asked about his political correctnessFollowing this, on being asked about the same, Shah Rukh Khan gave a vague answer to Hindustan Times, “Salman and I were planning to do something together on the business front. But then he sent me a message saying, ‘Nahin karte hain yaar. Phir se log kahenge ki hamara jhagda ho gaya.’ (Let’s not do this. People will say we started fighting again.)”Following this, a report in Bollywoodlife.com said that Shah Rukh Khan is playing a magician in Tubelight. In fact, the tattoo that Shah Rukh was seen sporting in recent pictures was for the role he would play in Salman’s film.Now, director Kabir Khan himself has taken to Instagram to upload a picture of himself with Shah Rukh Khan in his tattooed-face avatar…and yes, he confirms that Shah Rukh is acting in a cameo.advertisementSet in the backdrop of the 1962 Sino-Indian war, Tubelight is the story of a mentally challenged man who crosses the border to reach China, looking for his lost brother, and there he falls in love with a Chinese girl.Starring Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, Paras Arora and Chinese actor Zhu Zhu, Tubelight is scheduled to release in theatres on Eid, this year.ALSO WATCH: No one understands me, says Shah Rukh Khanlast_img read more

Torres, Suarez & now Coutinho: Liverpool’s lost stars

first_imgTransfers Torres, Suarez & now Coutinho: The stars Liverpool have lost to Europe’s elite Mark Doyle Last updated 1 year ago 02:15 1/7/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(25) Liverpool's lost stars Getty/Goal Transfers Liverpool Premier League Manchester City Chelsea Real Madrid Barcelona Primera División Raheem Sterling Luis Suárez Philippe Coutinho Opinion The Brazilian is set to join Barcelona, which will make him the latest in a long line of top players to have left Anfield during their title droughtlast_img read more