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  • PAGASA says frequent heavy rains in the afternoon in Metro Manila are just due to thunderstorms. 23 hours ago |
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  • Typhoon ‘Soudelor’ is forecast to move west northwest at 20 kph. 23 hours ago |
  • Typhoon ‘Soudelor’ was located 1,770 kilometers east of Luzon at 2 pm on Tuesday. 23 hours ago |
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  • Signal Number 3 may be raised over Cagayan when Typhoon ‘Soudelor’ enters PAR on Wednesday morning. 23 hours ago |
  • Batanes may experience Signal Number 4 when Typhoon ‘Soudelor’ (with local name ‘Hanna’) enters PAR on Wednesday morning. 23 hours ago |
  • Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos & Camsur Rep. Leni Robredo attend Liberal Party meeting in San Juan today with Mar Roxas. 23 hours ago |
  • Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos & Camsur Rep. Leni Robredo say no one has asked them to run as Roxas’ vice pres’l bet. 23 hours ago |
  • Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos says she may run for Congress but she has not made up her mind. 23 hours ago |
  • Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos says she is not eyeing the vice presidency. 23 hours ago |
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Khan wants to fight, and beat Pacquiao

By Ronnie Nathanielsz | Jul. 02, 2014 at 12:01am

FOR some time now, welterweight contender Amir Khan has been pushing for a showdown with Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao, possibly on Nov. 22, which is the  date Top Rank has reserved for a Pacman fight in Macau.

Since Floyd Mayweather Jr. returns on Sept. 13 and the date won’t suit Khan, who is fasting during the holy month of Ramadan, the former Olympic silver medalist told boxingscene.com he wants “to fight Manny and beat him,”

Khan was quoted as saying that since Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum “have put their differences aside and they want to work together and co-promote fights in the future, why not (hold) an Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao fight to do that?”

Khan said: “We have a good history together; we both were trained by Freddie Roach, we sparred together hundreds of times, we are friends. But boxing is a business and I want to fight him and beat him and then fight Floyd Mayweather in May next year. That’s my target. We are both fighting next in November or December, so everything is perfect for us to fight.”

Khan, who is coming off an impressive win over southpaw Luis Collazo, noted: “It’s speed, explosiveness and entertainment from both fighters and this is what fans want from boxing right now. Manny is slowing down. As we have seen in his past three fights, he is not the same Manny.”

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