|Is Mayweather allergic to southpaws?|
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Floyd Mayweather has battled eight southpaws in his professional career and Manny Pacquiao will be ninth in the list when they face off in their much-awaited WBC/WBA/WBO welterweight unification championship fight in Las Vegas on May 2.
Top Rank chairman Bob Arum said Maywea Read Full Story >>>
Roach: Mayweather won’t be ready for Pacquiao’s speed and power
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Freddie Roach is banking on Manny Pacquiao’s speed and power to carry him to an upset victory over Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Roach, who is in Macau helping Chinese boxer Zou Shiming prepare for his challenge of IBF flyweight titleholder Amn Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao plans to baffle Mayweather with punches
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines—Manny Pacquiao intends to overwhelm Floyd Mayweather Jr. with the sheer volume of his punches. Make that hard punches.
The Filipino ring icon bared the simple plan, part of a web of strategies and techniques which he’d use on May 2 against Mayweather, to Kevin Iole of Yahoo Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Sr: “I think that my son will probably stop Pacquiao, he’s never fought nobody with the mind that Floyd’s got”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
The long awaited super fight between Floyd Mayeather Jr and Manny Pacquiao is getting closer by the day, and as the fight gets closer the coaches for each fighter get a chance to iron out the final details of their game plan for May 2nd. In part 2 of my “On The Ropes” boxing radio interview with Flo Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Warriors' comeback fall short in Brooklyn
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- After coming back from 26 points down to beat the Boston Celtics on Sunday, the Golden State Warriors had no miracles left on them on Monday night.
Former Warrior Jarrett Jack drilled a contested jumper Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Bulls' Butler to miss 3-to-6 six weeks with sprained elbow
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- After losing star point guard Derrick Rose to a meniscus tear for at least four months, the Chicago Bulls received more bad news on Monday when an MRI revealed a sprained left elbow to another prominent player.
According to an ESPN report, Jimmy Butler was diagnosed with a "Grade 2/3 u Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Heat rise as Suns set in Miami
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- When he demanded a ticket out of Phoenix prior to this year's February 19 trading deadline, Goran Dragic went out of his way to explain that he no longer trusts the Suns organization.
So when he met his former Read Full Story >>>
For Nonito Donaire, father really knows best
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - “Am I at this level, or am I at the elite level?”
That’s the question Nonito Donaire Jr asked publicly of himself at a press conference at Araneta Center on Monday, March 2. It’s probably a question he’s been asking himself privately for the last several months
The 32-ye Read Full Story >>>
Even Pacman kids want megafight – CNN
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - From the Big Dome to the narrow streets of Manila to the tightly guarded Forbes Park, a CNN crew followed Manny Pacquiao around last week.
Pacquiao, the only boxer in history to win world titles in eight different weight classes, will face Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 in La Read Full Story >>>
Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard backs Mayweather to beat Pacquiao
By Sean Wallace, Evening Express, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
RING legend Sugar Ray Leonard today backed Floyd Mayweather Jnr to triumph in boxing’s richest ever fight.
Undefeated Mayweather will face Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas on Saturday, May 2 in one of the sport’s most anticipated fights.
Talking to the Evening Express from his Cali Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao: My children wanted Floyd Mayweather fight to happen... it will be one of the most important fights in my career
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Manny Pacquiao is not only one of the two greatest pound-for-pound boxers in the world but a master of understatement.
Such is the modesty of the multi-tasking Filipino – he is also a congressman, the world's shortest professional basketball player, a singer, actor and philanthropist – that he de Read Full Story >>>
De La Hoya: Mayweather-Pacquiao “It could be a very boring fight,”
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao is the biggest fight financially to make, so big that all those involved feel there is no need to do a gigantic press tour. So big that there will be only one press stop in Los Angles next week open to media only. Most fans that have waited for this fight may not be a Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr. begins training for Manny Pacquiao fight
By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. began training Monday for his highly anticipated bout with Manny Pacquiao, and a couple of famous faces stopped by to see the champ.
Mayweather, it seems, will only be posting most of the pictures of his training for the May 2 fight on the social media app, Shots.
Before h Read Full Story >>>
Thurman: This is Mayweather's Toughest Foe in Years
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
It’d be easy for Keith Thurman to be irritated come May 2.
After all, the fact that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are finally getting together later this spring means an indefinite delay on the Floridian’s ascension to the top of the welterweight division.
Now 26, Thurman has long be Read Full Story >>>
One record Money can’t buy
By Ron Jackson, SuperSport, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather may retire as one of the most successful boxers in history but he’ll never come close to one world record.
The 38-year-old American hopes to retain his WBC and WBA welterweight titles and remain undefeated in 48 fights when he meets Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas in May.
He m Read Full Story >>>
Outside the Ring: Mike Tyson
By Jill Diamond , Boxing.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
“Because of the sport I was able to make the impossible tangible. This sport helped me dream bigger than anything I could have dreamed of without it…”
Sports and Philanthropy: A series of articles dedicated to those who’ve given their all and still give more. Each article will feature a diffe Read Full Story >>>
Ronda Rousey getting only free ticket to Floyd Mayweather -Manny Pacquiao fight from Bob Arum: report
By Bernie Augustine , New York Daily News, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
The pound-for-pound best fighter in the world might not be in the ring on May 2 in Las Vegas. She might be sitting ringside.
UFC sensation Ronda Rousey has scored the only free ticket to the highly-anticipated prizefight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, landing the golden ticket f Read Full Story >>>
Donaire gives advice to young Pinoy boxers
By Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire will share the stage with some young, up-and-coming Filipino fighters when he fights in Manila for the first time since 2009 on March 28 in Pinoy Pride 30 at the Araneta Coliseum.
Donaire will face off against Brazil's William Prado in a s Read Full Story >>>
Donaire says Pacquiao needs to finish Mayweather via KO
GMANews.tv, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Either Manny Pacquiao beats Floyd Mayweather by knockout or he loses by decision.
That is how former world champion Nonito Donaire sees the much-awaited mega fight between the two pound-for-pound stars playing out.
"Mayweather has to figure him (Pacquiao) out, use his boxing intelligenc Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO TRAINING FULL SPEED AHEAD EVEN WITHOUT ROACH
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES, Cal. – Freddie Roach or no Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao’s preparation for his coming super-fight with undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr. started in full speed Monday here.
Unmindful of a jet Read Full Story >>>
SALUDAR FIGHTS ESTRADA FOR WBO FLYWEIGHT TITLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
Froilan “The Sniper” Saludar fights tough Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico for Estrada’s World Boxing Organization flyweight title in Merida on March 28, which is 29 in Manila.
The 24 year old Estrada who w Read Full Story >>>
Floyd doesn't want Pinoys to go to Vegas?
By Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Former Manila Mayor and now Buhay Party-List Rep. Lito Atienza is convinced that American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. does not want Filipinos to fly to Las Vegas and watch the May 2 match between him and Manny Pacquiao.
Tickets for the highly anticipated showdown are scarce a Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao to shatter betting records
Fox 5 Las Vegas, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -
While Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will get even richer, the May 2 fight between the two has Las Vegas sports books seeing dollar signs as well.
The amount bet on the fight is expected to shatter records, possibility quadrupling the previous high.
There's earl Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather and Pacquiao begin camp; press event set for March 11
By Damian Calhoun, OCRegister.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be face-to-face for the first time since their much-anticipated fight was announced March 11 for what has been described as an “exclusive” press event.
The two will take part in the only pre-fight news conference for their fight in Downtown Los Angeles at Read Full Story >>>
Photos: Floyd Mayweather kicks off training camp in Las Vegas for Manny Pacquiao fight
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather kicked off his training camp in Las Vegas on Monday, ahead of his May 2 pay per view showdown against Manny Pacquiao. It was a mobbed scene at the Mayweather Boxing Club, as is most cases when Floyd kicks off camp, and surely this particular camp will be full of surprises.
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Manny Pacquiao pounds the pavements of Los Angeles and hits the gym as he ramps up training for Floyd Mayweather showdown
Daily Mail (UK), Tue, 03 Mar 2015
He only touched down on Sunday but Manny Pacquiao wasted no time in starting his training on American soil with a run through the streets of Los Angeles.
The 36-year-old will meet Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on May 2 and he is in LA to complete the second part of his training camp at trainer Fr Read Full Story >>>
Abel Sanchez: “I think Manny Pacquiao makes too many mistakes and Mayweather’s a master so he’s gonna make him pay”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
Abel Sanchez is widely regarded as one of the best trainers in the sport today and his work particularly with IBO/WBA middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin, is getting him the most acclaim. Golovkin is coming off a dominant TKO11 win over tough contender Martin Murray, a performance that left many Read Full Story >>>
Expendable 4 Cast Updates, Premiere: Manny Pacquiao lands a role? Filming commences in Bulgaria, Hugh Jackman comes back
Venture Capital Post, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
Expendables 1, 2 and 3 were already a jammed-packed reunion of the best Hollywood stars when it comes to action movies, and adding more certified action heroes in the roster of the characters for its fourth installment is a massive achievement for the movie and the production outfit if ever it will Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao confident ahead of Mayweather fight but refuses to talk trash
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
The word for years among those who know Manny Pacquiao is that he didn't particularly care much for Floyd Mayweather as a person, but Pacquiao was always far too courteous and circumspect to ever say anything derogatory about his biggest rival.
Pacquiao will fight Mayweather on May 2 at the MGM G Read Full Story >>>
DONAIRE SHRUGS OFF JET LAG, GETS CRACKING IN THE GYM
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
Five division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire (33-3, 21 KO's) has shrugged off the effects of jet lag and has got cracking in the gym in preparation for his comeback fight against Brazil’s William Pardo (22 Read Full Story >>>
Styles, not the ABCs, make fights, says Freddie Roach
By Michael Woods, RingTV.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
I hear no shortage of folks out and about saying this Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight boils down pretty simplistically. Here’s the syrup; they say…Manny Pacquiao goes life and death with the Mexican counter-punching ace Juan Manuel Marquez when they glove up and Floyd Mayweather handle Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to make one joint appearance before fight week
By Des Bieler, Washington Post, Tue, 03 Mar 2015
Boxing fans have a new date to mark on their calendars: March 11. That is when the only press conference featuring both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be held before the week of the fight.
Boxers involved in pay-per-view fights often stage several media events, in multiple cities, in or Read Full Story >>>
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