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Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Mega-fight has the media mayhem of Super Bowl
By Jon Saraceno,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
When the long-anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao mega-fight was officially announced, it became shockingly apparent that this would not be your pedestrian 'Fight of the Century'. For many years, I was fortunate enough to chronicle some of the most-important fights in boxing history for U  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather’s “reckless” jabs
By Associated Press, Northwest Asian Weekly, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao intends to put on a show when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2 1/2 weeks. He really hopes Mayweather is also coming to fight, for the fans’ sake — and maybe for his own strategic purposes as well. Pacquiao radiated confidence and excitement Wednesday at the   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather-Pacquiao betting: How Las Vegas sports books are handling all the action
By David Mayo,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — If you walk up to the window at MGM Grand sports book and want to place a $200,000 straight wager on Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao, your bet will be taken without managerial approval. Next in line, please. Around Las Vegas, oddsmakers expecting such wagers contend there will b  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum unwilling to call MayPac the biggest of all time
By Dom Farrell, World Boxing News, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Top Rank founder Bob Arum is realistic over the position Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao will assume within boxing's rich history. The highly anticipated showdown between the two pound-for-pound superstars in Las Vegas on May 2 stands unquestionably as the defining match-up of the mode  Read Full Story >>>

Quijano: Making a case for either man
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
YOU must be just as excited as I am with the biggest fight in the history of the sport exactly one week away. And regardless of the outcome, you should be just as proud that one of the protagonists in the fight of the century is a Filipino. Manny Pacquiao is the greatest Pinoy fighter ever, an  Read Full Story >>>

Roach sees end of ‘pretty boy’ Mayweather
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—The end of “Pretty Boy” Floyd? Trainer Freddie Roach said Friday he doesn’t believe undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr. will stick with the Pretty Boy moniker once he steps into the ring with Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao on May 2in Las Vegas. “I don’t think so,” Roach told   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao moves ‘like a young man,’ says Nonoy Neri
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—Apart from being an assistant trainer, Nonoy Neri plays another crucial role for Manny Pacquiao. He cooks for the eight-division world champion during training camp, especially on fight week in Las Vegas. This time, Neri’s in-born culinary skills are pitted against a culinary graduate,   Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather: I've got Manny Pacquiao worried ahead of superfight, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr believes he already has the psychological advantage over Manny Pacquiao ahead of their May 2 superfight in Las Vegas. What is widely expected to be the biggest fight in boxing history was finally made after Mayweather and Pacquiao accidently crossed paths at a Miami Heat baske  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Floyd believes he has an edge over Manny, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather believes he has a psychological advantage over Manny Pacquiao ahead of Saturday’s super fight in Las Vegas. The pair accidentally bumped into each in January at a Miami Heat basketball match, chatting briefly as they came face to face for the first time before exchanging phone nu  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum on getting through the ‘tough’ promotion of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
I made sure to catch up with veteran Hall-of-Fame Promoter Bob Arum on Friday afternoon, as we are set to embark on what figures to be an epic fight week out here in Las Vegas with the May 2 Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay per view set to go down inside of the MGM Grand. With the fight no  Read Full Story >>>

World champions predict Pacquiao win
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Current world boxing champions Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and Randy Petalcorin firmly believe that fellow world champion Manny Pacquiao would win against undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Nevada, USA. Nietes, 32, who defeated Mexican Gilberto Parra on March  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather v Pacquiao: 20 things to know about Floyd Mayweather Jnr
By Gareth A Davies,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, sharing one bedroom with four siblings. They lived in poverty. But Grand Rapids is famous for boxers – Stanley Ketchel, Buster Mathis, Tony Tucker, James Toney, Peter Quillin. And the four famous Mayweathers. Floyd's father and two uncles were al  Read Full Story >>>

Boxer J’Leon Love thinks Mayweather ‘too smart, too skillful’
By Mark Giongco, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — Super middleweight boxer J’Leon Love thinks Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be too much for Manny Pacquiao when the two finally meet in the ring on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Love, who once served as a sparring partner of the pound-for-pound king before eventually bei  Read Full Story >>>

Jinkee Pacquiao says Manny needs to knock out Mayweather
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—Jinkee Pacquiao is not worried about the most important fight in her husband’s career, but she thinks Manny Pacquiao should knock Floyd Mayweather Jr. out when they finally meet in Las Vegas on May 2. Jinkee, the vice governor of Sarangani province which is represented by Pacquiao in th  Read Full Story >>>

Wild Card’s security chief unfazed with thick crowds
By Dino Maragay, The Philippine Star, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he’s considering his fight with Manny Pacquiao next week as just another day at the office. So does Rob Peters, the person in charge of ensuring order at the Wild Card Gym, which has seen extraordinarily thick crowds the past few days as the megabout draws   Read Full Story >>>

Petition started for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight to be shown live in Malaysia
By Michael Murty, The Rakyat Post, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
KUALA LUMPUR, April 25, 2015: A fledgling petition has been created to urge Malaysia to show the “Fight of the Century”, the Floyd Mayweather Jr versus Manny Pacquiao boxing match, which will take place on May 3. The petition, urging Malaysian broadcasting company Astro to show the match for t  Read Full Story >>>

Jinkee Pacquiao without a care in the world days before highly awaited showdown
By Gerry Ramos,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – Although married to a boxer, Jinkee Pacquiao admits she is nowhere to being an expert in the sweet science of prizefighting. But just like anyone who understands boxing, Mrs. Pacquiao said she knows only one convincing way for her husband Manny Pacquiao to win on May 3 (Manila time)  Read Full Story >>>

Everybody wants a piece of the 'Pacman' as Mayweather fight draws closer
By Gerry Ramos,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – As the ‘Fight For The Ages’ draws closer, more and more people are aching to see one half of the marquee showdown. The five-bedroom house of boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao at Plymouth Blvd. was once teeming with visitors on Friday afternoon (Saturday, Manila time) shortly after he   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing-Retailers make a killing ahead of Pacquiao-Mayweather megafight
By Rosemarie Francisco, Reuters, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
(Reuters) - Sales of Manny Pacquiao boxing gear and effects have soared as much as 10 times ahead of his May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather, with Philippine retailers struggling to cope with demand from fans snapping up any paraphernalia they could find. Online and front-end retailers are seei  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: authentic Filipino
By Manuel L. Caballero, Filipino Reporter, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
WE have been observing Manny Pacquiao for years since he started winning the eight divisions in his sport. He is fast becoming a legendary figure in the world of boxing. The president of ESPN TV recently observed that Manny P. is a Filipino superstar and is one of the two greatest boxers of hi  Read Full Story >>>

Traffic snarl disrupts Pacquiao schedule
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—A traffic snarl on his way to the Wild Card Gym for the scheduled afternoon workout forced Manny Pacquiao to deviate from the rest of his daily routine Friday. His convoy from his home in Plymouth Boulevard arrived in the gym an hour late although he went through his two-hour workout in  Read Full Story >>>

By Eddie Alinea,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

LOS ANGELES– Filipinos, who have been starving to see their boxing icon Manny Pacquiao fight in flesh will have that opportunity after a long nine years of waiting. Pacquiao, the reigning World Boxing Organization   
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Keidel: Money, Mayhem And Madness
By Jason Keidel, CBS Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
So seven days from now, a seismic sporting event will take place in Las Vegas — a place prone to hyperbole. And while countless people — pundits, cable executives, media and the masses — are taking credit for the occurrence on May 2, the credit goes to two men, and to the historic happenstance of  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather, Pacquiao not likely to put on power show
By Associated Press, Press of Atlantic City, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS - Tommy Hearns understood what was expected from him the night 30 years ago when he stepped into the ring to face Marvin Hagler for the middleweight title. There would be no running. There wouldn't even be that much boxing. "I knew before I got in the ring I had to put a show on for   Read Full Story >>>

By Reni M. Valenzuela,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

What’s news about it? 500 tickets for “Mayweather-Pacquiao” were reportedly sold out in minutes ten days before the actual event. Why not? What’s new? What’s special? Try to announce and sell 500 lotto tickets to the world   
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Palembang, Indonesia- Two of three ABAP boxers in the semifinals made it to the Finals of the 22nd President's Cup being held at the Palembang Sports and Convention Center here. Nesthy Petecio, who won silver in   
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By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
BEIJING – The Capital Arena hosted two boxing cards last Friday – FIST FIGHT and FIST OF POWER III. The former, which was held first in the afternoon, had nine pairs of four rounders while the third edition of Fist of Power saw Randy Petalcorin of the Philippines retain his WBA interim light flyweig  Read Full Story >>>

Ritehook Promotions Returns to Mississippi May 2!, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Ticket includes Live Fights plus Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight! Biloxi, MS (April 24, 2015) – Ritehook Promotions in association with Reved Entertainment and Pier6 Promotions will present a one-of-a-kind evening of boxing featuring live fights and the fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather an  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Will Have His First Childhood Mentor in His Corner
By Ankur Sinha, Liberty Voice, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will have his first childhood mentor and trainer, his father, Floyd Mayweather Sr. in his corner for his biggest fight. Mayweather Sr. still remembers the moment when he had realized that his son would grow up and be the champion in the boxing ring. This was when Mayweather Jr.   Read Full Story >>>

Las Vegas making big money on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight
By Associated Press, Fox Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That's more than 13 times   Read Full Story >>>

Bettors banking on a draw in epic Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
By George Willis, New York Post, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Bettors looking to make money on the upcoming welterweight championship fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are placing their money on a draw. According to, odds for a draw have fallen from 22-1 when betting opened at the MGM sports book in February down to 8-1, heading int  Read Full Story >>>

Manny wants to be friends with Floyd, maybe even convert him to his faith
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—For God, for country. And maybe even for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Manny Pacquiao continues to exude confidence as time shuffles to fight night against the undefeated Mayweather, telling reporters that he is open to being friends with his brash American rival after they collide on May 2 at M  Read Full Story >>>

Roach: Really Strange, No Mayweather Rematch Clause
By Edward Chaykovsky,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Freddie Roach, who trains WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, finds it very strange that Floyd Mayweather Jr. did not request a rematch clause for the upcoming May 2nd mega-fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather has had a rematch clause in place for most of his high profile pay-per  Read Full Story >>>

Hall of Famer 'Big' George Foreman picks Pacquiao to edge Mayweather
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Former heavyweight champion "Big" George Foreman is no stranger to big fights. He lost his heavyweight title to Muhammad Ali in 1974 in a bout which became known as "The Rumble in the Jungle." That fight marked the invention of the term, "Rope-a-Dope," in which Ali laid back on the ropes and allowed  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao v/s Mayweather: Who will land the final punch?
By Somesh Chandran, DNA India, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
In a clash of titans, Manny Pacquiao will face Floyd Mayweather on May 2nd 2015. The highly awaited bout between these two boxing greats seems to have put the boxing world in frenzy. After all it’s a fight that took over five years to materialize. Mayweather made the initial approach back in 2009 an  Read Full Story >>>


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