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By Aquiles Z. Zonio,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

World eight-division boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has started his serious training early Monday morning by running a two-mile stretch from his home to Pan Pacific Park here. Pacquiao was accompani  
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Former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (Left) and super welterweight contender James Kirkland (Right) pose in Houston Texas at the March 3, 2015 press conference to announce their May 9,   
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Games anbd Amusements Board chairman Ramon "Monju" Guazon has inexplicably failed to respond to well known promoter/manager Dante Almario's request for “a full blown investigation” into how his boxer Angelito Merin who was on a 90 days medical suspension by the GAB was able to fight against Norasing  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
While the Philippines is favored in the Asia Oceania Group II Davis Cup tie against Sri Lanka, PHILTA vice president Randy Villanueva, a former youth player says that “it should be an exciting tie and we can’t take the Sri Lankans for granted although we are a little bit favored.” Villanueva reca  Read Full Story >>>

NBA -- Hornets survive Lakers, 104-103
By Eric Biasbas,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

CHARLOTTE -- The Charlotte Hornets squeaked out a 104-103 tightly contested victory over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers at the Time Warner Cable Arena, Tuesday night. The first half saw the two teams fighting toe t  
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Mayweather-Pacquiao: 17 Years to a Superfight - 1998
By Cliff Rold,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
On May 2, 2015, boxing will finally have its Super Bowl. After five long years of he said-he said, it’s finally here. Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao for the Welterweight Championship of the World. But what if the road didn’t really begin at the negotiating table in late 2009? Wha  Read Full Story >>>

Antonio Tarver: “Everybody keeps saying Mayweather & Pacquiao aren’t in their prime anymore but they’re still the two p4p in the world today!”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
I had a chance to catch up with ‘The Magic Man’ himself, Antonio Tarver, ahead of his official return to boxing commentating. Tarver is a former IBO/WBA/WBC/IBF light heavyweight champion, who beat the likes of Roy Jones Jr, Glen Johnson and Montell Griffin. Now Tarver is currently making a run in t  Read Full Story >>>

Evander Holyfield says Floyd Mayweather hasn't fought all comers
By Mitch Abramson, New York Daily News, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. may fancy himself “the best ever,” as evidenced by the “TBE” snapback hats he likes to wear. But Evander Holyfield, a man who knows a thing or two about ring excellence, suggested that perhaps Mayweather isn’t as great because he didn’t take on all comers, as Holyfield did.   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Mayweather myths debunked
By Carlos Cinco, Rivals Sports Network, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
SINGAPORE — On May 2, 2015, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Floyd “Money” Mayweather finally touch gloves at the center of the ring before the entire world at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. While everyone has an opinion on how the fight will play out, there are some common misconcep  Read Full Story >>>

Robert Garcia Says Mayweather Gave Pacquiao A Break On Glove and Purse Split
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Robert Garcia sat down with EsNews and discussed some of the interesting little tidbits that have come out about the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. Garcia was genuinely surprised by some of the concessions that were made by Floyd Mayweather to get the fight done. One of those concessions that were of  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather title showdown purse could hit $300 million
Emirates 24/7, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
The richest boxing fight in history between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather is getting even bigger with promoter Bob Arum projecting the total purse could hit $300 million. The May 2 mega fight in Las Vegas on May 2 is set to double the pay-per-view record of 2.4 million, according to a repo  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao courts more success as he faces Mayweather showdown
By Ivan Watson,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Manila (CNN)—Forty years ago, one of the greatest boxing matches in history took place in an unlikely setting: the capital of the Philippines. Muhammad Ali's epic win over great rival Joe Frazier in 1975 became known as the "Thrilla in Manila." Four decades later, and a crowd is gathered at the s  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire, the five division world champion hurt his sparring partner Jonel Alibio during four rounds of sparring at the ALA Gym along Balete Drive in Quezon City on Tuesday before easing up in   
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Zab Judah Open To Sparring With Mayweather In Lead Up To Pacquiao Super-fight
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Dontae’s Boxing Nation caught former world champion Zab Judah on his way to the gym and asked him what he thought about the upcoming super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Zab has known Floyd for a long time and considers him a friend, but he didn’t really speak of any of Floyd’  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather begins training; Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood visit
By Bong Lozada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines — Floyd Mayweather Jr. has begun training for the boxing spectacle against Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather posted on social media Tuesday (Manila time) announcing that he began his training with most of the picture being posted in Shots, a photo-sharing app, where he is an invest  Read Full Story >>>

Nietes title, Donaire future at stake in Pinoy Pride
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines—Donnie Nietes aims to extend his reign while Nonito Donaire Jr. seeks redemption in the co-headliner of Pinoy Pride 30 on March 28 at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The longest reigning Filipino world champion at over seven years, Nietes will be staking his WBO junior flyweight tit  Read Full Story >>>

Chavez Jr. on Golovkin “I don’t see anything special”
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
After Gennady Golovkin had beaten Martin Murray two weeks ago, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. took to Twitter and dared Golovkin to,” come up to my weight class.” He also put a challenge to Golovkin that if he could knock him out, Chavez Jr. would give Golovkin $1 million dollars. Chavez Jr. and Golovkin  Read Full Story >>>

What If Manny Pacquiao Stayed At Featherweight?
By Fox Doucette, The Boxing Tribune, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Just a notch under two months from now, Manny Pacquiao takes on Floyd Mayweather to finally settle the argument of which long-past-his-prime fighter has the most left in the tank to win a fight that would have actually settled meaningful questions if it had happened ten years ago. The fight will be   Read Full Story >>>

'Canelo' Alvarez keeps Cinco de Mayo pull vs. James Kirkland
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez flexed his muscles as Mexico’s greatest worldwide boxing attraction to help nudge Floyd Mayweather Jr. toward Manny Pacquiao. And now Alvarez will need his strength again as he prepares to cap a memorable Cinco de Mayo boxing week with an HBO-televised light-middleweight sho  Read Full Story >>>

The Fight to End All Fights Forever and Ever and For All Time, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
So conclusive and so final and so epic will this fight be, that once it’s over they’ll simply, once and for all, turn the lights out on boxing forever… This May, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will step into the ring together. It’s been a long five-year wait for the fight to be made. Not lon  Read Full Story >>>

Confident ‘Prince’
By Beth Celis, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
There was no trace of doubt on the face of IBF intercontinental super bantamweight champion “Prince” Albert Pagara when the Inquirer asked him to assess his Mexican opponent, Rodolfo “Fofo” Hernandez in Pinoy Pride 30 “D-Day: Donnie and Donaire” to be staged at Smart Araneta Coliseum on March 28.   Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

People opposing the proposal of Senator Koko Pimentel to exempt Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao from paying taxes for his multi-million dollar earnings in the historic fight against American Floyd Mayweather are so obsesse  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

World Boxing Organization light flyweight Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, the longest reigning Filipino world champion looked terrific in sparring over eight rounds at the ALA Gym along Balete Drive on Tuesday evening. Nietes we  
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CNN Exclusive: Manny Pacquiao on Floyd Mayweather Jr. showdown, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
In an exclusive interview, world champion Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao tells CNN his eldest children are most excited about his upcoming bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr., saying they would be on the “front row” at the Las Vegas showdown on May 2. "My son and my daughter, they really wanted this fi  Read Full Story >>>

Paul Andrade, Father/trainer of WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade responds to Erislandy Lara, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Providence, RI (March 3, 2015)--The following is a response to WBA Super Welterweight champion Erislandy Lara from Paul Andrade, the father/trainer of undefeated WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade: Dear Mr. Erislandy Lara: In response to your comments, whoever wrote your respons  Read Full Story >>>

SHO Sports To Honor Anniversary Of Vazquez-Marquez Rivalry With Classic Fights, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

Full Fights To Be Offered On SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME ANYTIME® & SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® Beginning With Vazquez-Marquez I TONIGHT At 10 p.m. ET/PT On SHOWTIME EXTREME NEW YORK (March 3, 2015) – SHOWTIME Sports will offer   
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Salita inks Kazakh Knockout artist Bakhtier Eubov, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Brooklyn, NY (March 3, 2015)--Salita's Promotions is excited to announce another future star has been added to their roster. Now opponents who will be getting in the ring with Bakhtiyar Eyubov, they might not be so excited, because the prospect is by all accounts a power hitter. Eyubov, 5-0 a  Read Full Story >>>

What Manny Pacquiao’s Camp Is Afraid Of
By Gordon Marino, Wall Street Journal, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Put this on the long list of tactics that underdog Manny Pacquiao must be wary of when he faces undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.: trash-talking. “Manny has not been in with a lot of trash-talkers,” said Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s trainer. “Mayweather is like Ali in the sense that he will talk to yo  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao: Floyd Mayweather bout will be 'the real fight of my life'
By Mike Vorkunov,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Manny Pacquiao called his upcoming bout against Floyd Mayweather "the real fight of my life," and the fight apparently is so big, the two fighters won't be spending much time promoting it. Then again, a fight this big — likely to be the richest in boxing history — doesn't need much promotion.   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao big hit so far in Vegas sports books vs Floyd Mayweather Jr.
By Associated Press,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
LAS VEGAS -- Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do -- beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they're backing their opinions with real money. A flurry of early action on Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Be Aware, Mayweather-Pacquiao Will Not Look Like Gatti-Ward 1
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
I'm worried, my friends. I am worried that we are in a place where we are setting ourselves up to over-promise, and under-deliver. The Fight, I'm talking about. On May 2, we are going to get a couple million folks who really never watch boxing, maybe never have, or maybe last did when Tyson wa  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: "No sparring partners can prepare Manny for Floyd," states expert trainer
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Yesterday, it was reported by several media outlets that seven-time trainer of the year Freddie Roach chose two sparring partners to assist Manny Pacquiao in his training camp while the Hall of Fame boxing coach was out of the country with IBF Flyweight title challenger Zou Shiming. The two young  Read Full Story >>>

How Ronda Rousey Landed A Ringside Seat For Pacquiao-Mayweather, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
It's been a pretty decent week for Ronda Rousey. First she defended her title by beating Cat Zingano in 14 seconds at UFC 184 in Los Angeles. Then it was announced she would be starring in a new movie called "Mile 22." And somehow her week just got even better. Rousey managed to score a FREE T  Read Full Story >>>

Rapper 50 Cent on his $1.6 million Floyd Mayweather bet: 'He can't lose'
Sports Illustrated, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Ahead of the May 2 match between boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, rapper 50 Cent has placed a $1.6 million bet on a Mayweather victory. Mayweather and 50 Cent exchanged barbs through social media last year, but the rapper said on Tuesday that he would back Mayweather in his bout agains  Read Full Story >>>

Merchant on Lampley Calling Mayweather-Pacquiao
By Steve Kim,, Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Jim Lampley was reportedly a bone of contention between HBO and Showtime as the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao was being negotiated. Lampley has been especially harsh on Mayweather on recent episodes of 'the Fight Game' on HBO. But on the night of May 2nd, Lampley will be calli  Read Full Story >>>


  • I reach 1800-1900 in in 2 months. by jjcross
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  • Floyd looks better on the speed bag than Pacquiao. by CPK-MB
    Last poster: tiguwang, 03/04/15, 12:43 pm (177 views / 5 replies)
  • Pacman one of the elites in society of royal champion lineag by visayanboy
    Last poster: marinduque, 03/04/15, 12:42 pm (5385 views / 95 replies)
  • Floyd is controlling the ticket sales in MGM...!!! by CPK-MB
    Last poster: ringobserver, 03/04/15, 12:40 pm (690 views / 9 replies)
  • Latest! "Haymon bribing our sparring partners" says Roach by leo_cebu
    Last poster: ringobserver, 03/04/15, 12:37 pm (1071 views / 6 replies)
  • WILLIAMS,Martinez,& MP ar the only beltholders who can beat by visayanboy
    Last poster: Kamatis, 03/04/15, 12:37 pm (2751 views / 53 replies)
  • Manny will risk getting KO'ed for Mayweather fight by TKO12
    Last poster: ChuDams, 03/04/15, 12:34 pm (610 views / 7 replies)
  • Freddie Roach, not the trainer you put much dependence on by visayanboy
    Last poster: gbh32001, 03/04/15, 12:32 pm (5394 views / 147 replies)
  • MoneyPac not in the same level with 4 quintuple champs... by visayanboy
    Last poster: hightimes, 03/04/15, 12:27 pm (4081 views / 62 replies)
  • JMM's trainer Favors Pacquiao over Mayweather by Lar Santiago
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  • getting real: mayweather resume vs pacquiaos by minerva mirabal
    Last poster: hightimes, 03/04/15, 12:22 pm (6166 views / 168 replies)
  • Do you agree with Manny P? by Kamatis
    Last poster: MoneyPack, 03/04/15, 12:15 pm (2417 views / 64 replies)
  • Cotto's victory would further reinforce Pacman's greatness! by Blitzky22
    Last poster: listerine, 03/04/15, 12:13 pm (30658 views / 821 replies)
  • What is your reaction if you are in manny's shoe? by solidpunch
    Last poster: noel3393, 03/04/15, 12:06 pm (12864 views / 165 replies)
  • $1.6M bet by 50 Cent by MoneyPack
    Last poster: conan, 03/04/15, 12:02 pm (3025 views / 18 replies)
  • Floyd Jr. something of a phenomenon duck in the boxing world by Blitzky22
    Last poster: lytbendah, 03/04/15, 11:55 am (3668 views / 53 replies)
  • Betting odds going down ? by JoeyInCali
    Last poster: hightimes, 03/04/15, 11:14 am (1632 views / 11 replies)
  • PAC VS. PBF ....My take by Mootskie57
    Last poster: PIDOY, 03/04/15, 11:01 am (328 views / 7 replies)
  • the red shorts that Manny wears by TKO12
    Last poster: TKO12, 03/04/15, 10:59 am (222 views / 0 replies)
  • Robert Garcia Says Mayweather Gave Pacquiao A Break On Glove by Boxingvoice
    Last poster: Dax Inc, 03/04/15, 10:55 am (2291 views / 14 replies)
  • 1 week from now will be Manny-Floyd press conference... by TKO12
    Last poster: TKO12, 03/04/15, 10:54 am (70 views / 0 replies)
  • What Manny Pacquiao’s Camp Is Afraid Of? = Trash Talk? by crispyfry
    Last poster: seconds_out, 03/04/15, 10:51 am (909 views / 20 replies)
  • pac vs floyd na! reasons daw why pacman can beat floyd by mastermind_ian
    Last poster: mastermind_ian, 03/04/15, 10:50 am (2436 views / 17 replies)
  • Floyd's full force approach in training with Memo and Ariza? by Blitzky22
    Last poster: marinduque, 03/04/15, 10:29 am (7168 views / 182 replies)
  • Maidana vs Algieri Sparring Video by spidey102279
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  • Pacquiao is the Most Hittable Man in the World - Floyd Sr by Israel Vasquez
    Last poster: Israel Vasquez, 03/04/15, 9:50 am (3838 views / 49 replies)
  • Does Manny Pacquiao's canniness too slowly for your liking? by Blitzky22
    Last poster: CPK-MB, 03/04/15, 9:47 am (12285 views / 294 replies)
  • Pac is becoming the Betting Odds Favorite!!! by KnightofJah
    Last poster: CPK-MB, 03/04/15, 9:23 am (851 views / 3 replies)
  • Rober Garcia can't believe Pacquiao wearing Reyes gloves on by phlebotomist
    Last poster: CPK-MB, 03/04/15, 9:18 am (11613 views / 43 replies)
  • Mike Tyson Describes How The Fight Will Go by gritsteel2
    Last poster: gritsteel2, 03/04/15, 9:06 am (2099 views / 6 replies)
  • Ariza and Mayweather working together... by TKO12
    Last poster: Lifer, 03/04/15, 7:28 am (1384 views / 15 replies)
  • Video: Mayweather's first training day for Pacquiao by doneir
    Last poster: Addy, 03/04/15, 5:49 am (2576 views / 8 replies)
  • Floyd Sr says his son can beat Pac & JMM in the same night by mastermind_ian
    Last poster: mastermind_ian, 03/04/15, 5:30 am (118 views / 0 replies)
  • Money May Descredits Pacman. by Indomitable_Soldier
    Last poster: rustycooley66, 03/04/15, 5:11 am (2408 views / 21 replies)
  • Both Floyd and Pacquiao takes a rest in between rounds by dynamosparks
    Last poster: BaksingPan, 03/04/15, 4:47 am (363 views / 2 replies)
  • 50-Cent Betting 1.6M on Mayweather by Boxingvoice
    Last poster: Lar Santiago, 03/04/15, 4:29 am (890 views / 5 replies)
  • Pacquiao will tear Mayweather apart on May 2nd by Lar Santiago
    Last poster: Lar Santiago, 03/04/15, 4:24 am (1371 views / 9 replies)
  • Zab Judah Open To Sparring With Mayweather In Lead Up To Pac by Boxingvoice
    Last poster: josecasta1, 03/04/15, 4:03 am (532 views / 2 replies)
  • The man has never fought a Cuban boxer by BAIP
    Last poster: CPK-MB, 03/04/15, 4:01 am (1001 views / 8 replies)
  • How a KO feels like by Butcher
    Last poster: CPK-MB, 03/04/15, 3:58 am (1005 views / 20 replies)

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