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Manny Pacquiao may be turning 41 this December, but he clearly is not quite ready to step down from the ring.
The Bodden Town boxing gym has been KO’d without a single punch being thrown or a competitor entering the ring … which, of course, raises a serious question: Has anyone yet notified Manny?
Plans for a Bodden Town boxing gym, announced amid significant publicity during the visit of boxing legend Manny Pacquiao last year, have been quietly shelved.
From hurricane hunting to a visiting boxing legend to soca on the streets of George Town, Cayman experienced another colorful, eventful year.
Dominic Dyer confirmed his status as the region’s top junior middle-distance runner at the inaugural Invictus Reggae Classic Track & Field Meet on June 9 and 10 at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. Dyer, who also dominated the Under-20 division at this year’s Carifta games, turned back the challenge of the two junior athletes capable of vying for the top spot who were unable to compete at the Carifta games.
Health City Cayman Islands has picked up Canadian boxing champion Steven Wilcox as its sports ambassador. Mr. Wilcox, known as “The Piranha,” holds the North American Boxing Association title for super lightweight. He turned professional in 2012 and claimed the title of Canadian lightweight champion in 2013.
Sounds of the ‘60s rocked the annual Red Dress Gala, hosted by the Cayman Heart Fund, which was celebrating its 10th anniversary in glamorous and colorful style Friday night at the Kimpton Seafire resort.
The election season is now well under way in the Cayman Islands, and so is the quadrennial whisper campaign about unseemly quid pro quo arrangements between candidates and residents, trading cash, favors or goods for votes.
Complimentary tickets for Saturday’s Island Rumble – attended by Philippines boxing legend Manny Pacquiao – were being handed out Friday at the Progressives Bodden Town MLA office, according to text messages sent around last week.
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao may not have thrown any punches, but he was the star attraction for more than 3,000 spectators at Saturday’s Island Rumble.
World-famous fighter Manny Pacquiao helped break ground on a proposed new boxing facility in Bodden Town on Saturday morning. The Philippines senator and boxing legend said he hoped the gym would help nurture a future champion from the Cayman Islands.
Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao may have been the main draw for the bulk of the estimated 3,400 spectators at the Island Rumble event, but it was Cayman’s talented amateur fighters who provided the real action in the ring. Middleweight Hopkin Ebanks stopped his Bahamian opponent in the first round.
Filipino boxing legend and politician Manny Pacquiao flies into Grand Cayman on Friday afternoon for a whirlwind tour of the islands.
Our written greetings may constitute barely a whisper compared to the raucous crowds who will cheer Manny Pacquiao while he is in the Cayman Islands, but all the same we’d like to offer a hearty welcome to the legendary boxer from the Philippines.
Manny Pacquiao, the boxing legend, politician and most famous man in the Philippines, is coming to the Cayman Islands in January to host the Island Rumble boxing event.