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Pacquaio sues journalist over story

Mar 06, 2012 | 12:00pm EST

The sports icon has filed papers against esteemed Asian Correspondent writer Edwin G. Espejo over an article in his Pacquiao Watch column.

In the piece, Espejo reported that a dealer in stolen cars had found refuge in the boxing champion's mansion.

Pacquiao's lawyers filed the libel suit on Monday (05Mar12) in Manila, prompting a defiant Espejo to state, "I'll stand by my story."

The boxer is currently training in America for an upcoming fight with Timothy Bradley.

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