Negotiations are now underway for ALA fighters Donnie Nietes and Milan Melindo to figure in world title bouts sooner than later with April the probable month when they make their bids for the throne.
The Blackwater team in the PBA is called the Elite and in the last two seasons, owner Dioceldo Sy’s squad has hardly lived up to its nickname. Blackwater’s record in the past six conferences has been abysmal. The squad posted an overall mark of 4-19 in its maiden campaign in 2014-15, going 0-11 in the Philippine Cup, 3-8 in the Commissioner’s Cup and 1-10 in the Governors Cup.
Once again, Top Rank founder Bob Arum has managed to turn the sporting world on its head, announcing a demanding four-fight “farewell tour” for WBO welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao. In a surprising statement, Arum said the plans are to have Pacquiao fight at four different sites in four different countries between now and the end of the year.