In his brief time in the Filipino senate, Manny Pacquiao has shown himself to be a close ally of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. In what was hailed at the time as his first major victory in office, Pacquiao had Sen. Leila De Lima, a harsh Duterte critic, removed as chair of its Justice and Human Rights committee. Pacquiao, who is training for a Nov. 5 pay-per-view fight for the WBO welterweight title against Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas at the same time he does his work in the senate, has already voiced his support for Duterte’s crackdown on crime, particularly Duterte’s hardline stance against drugs.
WBA, WBO and The Ring heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury tested positive for cocaine, it has been reported. ESPN’s Dan Rafael broke the news on Friday afternoon, saying: “Fury, who pulled out of an October 29 rematch with Wladimir Klitschko last week
It was an action-packed second week of the 2016/17 Champions League campaign. Juventus: While it’ll take victories over their serious competition in Sevilla and Lyon to advance, Juve issued a stern warning shot by comprehensively dismantling Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia. FC Copenhagen: Also entering a four-goal display were slightly less likely goal machines Copenhagen, who all-but-consigned Club Brugge to whipping boy status and took their big chance to ensure the race for the knockout phase with Leicester and Porto is up for grabs.