SPORTS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP (WEEK OF 11 TO 17 OCTOBER 2015)
Pacquiao’s Shoulder 80 to 90 Percent Healed
Sustained from his most recent match against Floyd Mayweather, Jr. last May, Manny Pacquiao announced that he is almost ready to start training for another fight in March as his right rotator cuff gets close to being fully healed.
Viloria Loses to Gonzalez Via TKO
Brian Viloria was unable to fully recover after going down in the third round, with the referee stopping the fight in Round 9 to give the WBC flyweight title to defending champ Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua.
Azkals’ Chances to Qualify for World Cup Get Smaller After Loss to Bahrain
According to the Inquirer report: “A tired Philippine side couldn’t replicate its heroic stand five days ago, conceding twice in an eight-minute span in the second half for a 0-2 defeat to Bahrain Tuesday night in Group H of World Cup Qualifying at Bahrain National Stadium here.”
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