Looks like Manny Pacquiao will get some "mommy power" in his upcoming fight against Keith Thurman on July 20. Dionesia Pacquiao, popularly known as "Mommy D," is now in the US together with the Filipino boxing champion as shown in her son's Instagram page. It is not clear, however, if Mommy D will watch the fight from ringside in Las Vegas. The last time she was seen rooting for her son from ringside was when Pacquiao knocked out Lucas Matthysse in July 2018. (For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website.) … [Read more...] about LOOK: Mommy D expected to cheer Pacquiao in Vegas
Fury, Schwarz all smiles ahead of Vegas showdown (Agence France-Presse) - June 13, 2019 - 10:05am LAS VEGAS – Tyson Fury joked his way through a light-hearted showdown with Germany's Tom Schwarz on Wednesday (Thursday Manila time) as the two heavyweights prepare to face off in Las Vegas this weekend. British star Fury, who thrust himself back into the heavyweight reckoning with a thrilling draw against WBC champion Deontay Wilder last December, was all smiles as he wisecracked and laughed with heavy underdog Schwarz. "We're here to fight. Tom's trained hard, I’ve trained hard," said Fury. "I'm really looking forward to getting in there and kicking some ass," added Fury, who faces Schwarz at the MGM Grand on Saturday. Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) is fighting for the first time since inking a lucrative deal with US broadcaster ESPN, worth a reported $103 million for five bouts. The deal is expected to encompass a rematch … [Read more...] about Fury, Schwarz all smiles ahead of Vegas showdown
Is Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas’ Vegas wedding valid? Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - May 3, 2019 - 4:10pm MANILA, Philippines — “Game of Thrones” actress Sophie Turner and American singer Joe Jonas recently tied the knot in Las Vegas, in a ceremony led by an Elvis Presley impersonator. The ceremony was held at the Chapel L’Amour inside A Little White Wedding Chapel hours after the couple attended the Billboard Music Awards in MGM Garden Arena. After the ceremony, TMZ posted a video of the couple taking a plunge in a jacuzzi with their wedding attire on. According to reports, Sophie’s publicist, Gertie Lowe, confirmed the marriage is official. Reports also said that the couple applied for a marriage license earlier that same day in Clark County, Nevada. Reports added that the couple will have a grand wedding ceremony in France soon. Hours after tying the knot, Joe posted … [Read more...] about Is Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas’ Vegas wedding valid?
US pop singer Joe Jonas married Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner in a surprise wedding on Wednesday night, with the couple tying the knot in front of an Elvis Presley impersonator in Las Vegas. They exchanged vows just hours after Jonas, part of the boy band Jonas Brothers, performed with his siblings at the Billboard Music Awards in the city. A representative for the English actress, who plays Sansa Stark in the hit TV series, confirmed the couple, who got engaged in 2017, had wed. US DJ Diplo shared several videos on his Instagram account of the couple, the first showing Turner, dressed in white, and Jonas arriving at the wedding venue with the caption "Gonna hit this wedding real quick". Other videos shared on his Instagram Stories section showed Jonas, 29, waiting at the end of the aisle with a Presley impersonator dressed in red in front. The 23-year-old bride is next seen walking down the aisle wearing a veil and holding a bouquet as country duo Dan + Shay perform their song … [Read more...] about Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner marry in Las Vegas
ACTRESS Sophie Turner (best known for her role as Sansa Stark in Game Of Thrones) and singer Joe Jonas (The Jonas Brothers and DNCE) tied the knot at a private ceremony presided over by an Elvis impersonator in Las Vegas on May 1 just hours after attending the 2019 Billboard Awards ceremony together. According to PEOPLE.com, “Turner, 22, walked down the aisle at A Little White Wedding Chapel, wearing a white v-neck ensemble and a matching veil while Dan + Shay performed their hit Speechless acoustically.” Jonas’ brothers Nick and Kevin (who had performed together at the awards earlier) were at the ceremony as well. The couple have been together since 2016 and though both had confirmed their intentions to wed soon, this sudden ceremony took many by surprise. … [Read more...] about Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas marry in Vegas