Mayweather arrives in Manila to continue ‘country hop’

first_imgVolcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding The Philippines is the latest stop to Mayweather’s “country hop” that began in Dubai late last month.READ: Floyd Mayweather Jr. to visit PhilippinesFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownHe has since been to Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand before heading to the Philippines.It is unclear, however, if Mayweather will pay his longtime rival Manny Pacquiao a visit. Mayweather beat Pacquiao by unanimous decision on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas in the most lucrative fight in history.The 41-year-old Mayweather came back from retirement last year and stopped MMA star Conor McGregor in a crossover fight.Pacquiao, meanwhile, is set to challenge Lucas Matthysse of Argentina for the WBA welterweight title on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.ADVERTISEMENT FILE PHOTO – This picture taken on November 30, 2017 shows US boxer Floyd Mayweather (L) feeding pandas (not pictured) in an enclosure as he visits the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu in China’s southwestern Sichuan province. Floyd Mayweather displayed his softer side as he adopted a baby giant panda in China — and promptly renamed it “TMT Floyd Mayweather”. AFP PHOTO“Air Mayweather” has landed in Manila.On board his private jet, Floyd Mayweather Jr., the former pound-for-pound boxing king, arrived here early Tuesday morning.ADVERTISEMENT Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Bad Ginebra start not Garcia’s fault alone ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ MOST READ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC View commentslast_img