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Tickets Still Not on Sale to Public for Pacquiao-Mayweather
By Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Don’t expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket—or any other ticket—at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. Just two weeks before the bout, tickets for the most anticipated fight in recent times have yet to go on public sale, with the two camps and the MGM   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather-Pacquiao bout faces 21st century issues
By Jane Wells,, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Two weeks before the world learns who is the world's undisputed welterweight champion, Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao are sparring in training, while their management teams spar behind the scenes, reportedly over tickets. (Tweet this) "There have been some last-minute busine  Read Full Story >>>

The Logistics Behind Mayweather and Pacquiao’s 60-40 Split
By John Branch, The New York Times, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES — No matter who wins the richest boxing match in history on May 2, Manny Pacquiao will receive part of his payday the next business day from his promoter, Bob Arum. “On Monday morning, I will hand Manny a check for $50 million as a down payment, guaranteed,” Arum said. It is a bit   Read Full Story >>>


Lucas Matthysse stepped the scales at 139 lbs while Ruslan Provodnikov weighed in at 139.5 during the official weighin at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York Friday in the highly anticipated bout.   
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WEIGHTS FROM CARSON, CA: CHAVEZ JR - 171.5 LBS., FONFARA - 171.5 LBS., Sat, 18 Apr 2015

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Forget Manny Pacquiao v Floyd Mayweather - Ruslan Provodnikov v Lucas Matthysse will be the fight of 2015
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
His workout had ended at least a half hour before, but Ruslan Provodnikov was pacing around the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, the rivulets of sweat rolling down his face a testament to the effort he'd given in his training. He greeted a familiar face with a grin and a bow, then walked over to a hea  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao aims for 5th lineal title, arguably an unbreakable feat
By Marv Dumon,, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
On May 2nd, Manny Pacquiao will aim for what could be an unbreakable record in boxing: a fifth lineal title in five weight classes. The 36-year-old Filipino is already the only boxer in history to win a lineal championship in four different weight divisions, according to the World Boxing Organizatio  Read Full Story >>>

Keidel: Freddie Roach Is Pacquiao’s Trainer, Mentor, And Mouthpiece
By Jason Keidel, CBS Sports, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Here we are, a fortnight until fight night. And the palpable pomp is only building. There are so many physical and metaphysical factors that go into a big boxing match. And the hyperbole is hardly lacking leading up to the most lucrative match in boxing history, between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and  Read Full Story >>>

Roach “boxing is bigger than ever at this point because of fights like this”
By Steve Calderon, Tha Boxing Voice, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Freddie Roach said that the upcoming bout between Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse was, “The greatest match-up in the world,” despite the mega-fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao taking place a few weeks after. The Russian Rocky squares off against the Argentine Machine April 18, on HBO,   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's first US opponent Ledwaba picks Mayweather to win
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
MANILA, Philippines - It was Manny Pacquiao’s big break on American soil. And it almost didn’t happen. The Filipino boxer, then 22 years old, had been looking to take his career stateside. He had held the WBC flyweight title for less than a year before losing it on the scales and being stopped in  Read Full Story >>>

Marco Antonio Barrera “Pacquiao doesn’t adapt in the ring, it could be a very easy for Mayweather”
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Marco Antonio Barrera is one of the best fighters of the last generation. He was a part of our version of the four kings which also include Erik Morales, Manny Pacquiao, and Juan Manuel Marquez. He will go down as one of the best Mexican fighters of all time. Boxer turned media analyst; Barrera was   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: "Necessity really is the mother of invention"
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao is almost upon us. With only two weeks remaining until the two ring legends’ highly anticipated showdown, the always-curious boxing media received the opportunity to speak with both camps on April 14 and 15 respectively. When asked how the pound for pound ki  Read Full Story >>>

Crawford moves up with shot at WBO junior welterweight title
By Associated Press,, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Terence Crawford went to Scotland to win the WBO lightweight title, then defended it twice in his Nebraska hometown. Now the undefeated Crawford is moving up to the next class, and in his first fight of 2015 takes on Thomas Dulorme for the vacant WBO junior welterweight ti  Read Full Story >>>

Lomachenko's defense vs. Rodriguez added to Floyd-Manny undercard
By Dan Rafael,, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko's expected defense against Gamalier Rodriguez has been officially added to the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view undercard on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight has been slated to be on the card and both fighters have been training, bu  Read Full Story >>>

THIS WEDNESDAY! Pacquiao vs. Kimmel IX -- 11:35 p.m. ET/PT on ABC, Sat, 18 Apr 2015

PACQUIAO VS. KIMMEL IX MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO RETURNS TO “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!” This Wednesday! April 22, on ABC 11:35 P.M. ET/ 10:35 P.M. CT HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 17, 2015) – Fighter of the Decade, eight-division wo  
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THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 18 FROM TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO IN VERONA, NEW YORK TELEVISED LIVE ON HBO BOXING AFTER DARK® LOS ANGELES (April 17) - Members of the media are making their predictions and providing anal  
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Fortune wary of Pacquiao reaching peak form early
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—When Manny Pacquiao gets going, it’s difficult to hold him back. Strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune knows this and he’s pleased with the rapid strides Pacquiao took to reach optimum fighting form. After watching Pacquiao spar for 11 rounds Thursday, Fortune said it was   Read Full Story >>>

18 year-old sensation Milton Santiago jr. looks for perfect 10 this Saturday night at Valley Forge Casino Resort, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Phillip Jackson Benson battles Darnell Boone in main event plus Jamal James, Immanuwel Aleem, David Grayon, Jarrett Hurd, Ivan Golub and Dauren Yeleussinov Valley Forge, PA (April 17, 2015)--Tomorrow night, April 18, at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, King's Promotions will present an outstandi  Read Full Story >>>

Undefeated Super Bantamweight to fight Phillip Adyaka Tonight in Hinckley, Minnesota, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
San Antonio, Texas (April 17, 2015)-- Tonight at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota, undefeated Super Bantamweight Adam Lopez will be back in action when he takes on Phillip Adyaka in a bout scheduled for six-rounds on a card the will be televised by CBS Sports Network The 24 year-old Lopez   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: The debate – Fan or Expert
By Robbie Bannatyne, Boxing Insider, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
With the mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao barely a month away, it is nearly time for the talking to stop and the action to start. For a match up that has been 5 years in the making, there really is not much left to say. As far as the Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight is c  Read Full Story >>>

Is Floyd Mayweather Already Broken, Defeated Before Pacquiao Mega-Fight?
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Visit with Floyd Mayweather and you’ll get none of that good-natured bluster he is so famous for. Gone is the smiling, swaggering hip-hop super villain that used to rule the roost at his own gym in the Chinatown district of Las Vegas. The pre-Pacquiao fight Mayweather is somber and, at times, it   Read Full Story >>>

Busy fight weekend: Chavez Jr. vs. Fonfara, Provodnikov vs. Matthysse
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
The big fight is two weeks away. Consider these weekend bouts the appetizers. At StubHub Center in Carson on Saturday night, Mexico’s Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. returns to the ring for the first time since March 1, 2014, when he fights light-heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara (26-3, 15 knockouts) of Poland   Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme: The Boxing Tribune Preview
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
The road to boxing stardom is rigged with many obstacles. From ex-champs and one-time contenders to one-trick pretenders and battle-hardened journeymen. Terence Crawford (25-0, 17 KOs), despite glowing praise from media and The Boxing Tribune’s Fighter of the Year award last year, is still walking t  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Fight is not 5 years too late and people are more interested now, says Manny
By Aaron Flanagan,, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Manny Pacquiao does not believe that his fight with Floyd Mayweather is happening five years too late. Talks broke down back in 2009 between the two fighters to stage the superfight, but Pacman believes that it would not have got the media attention that it is getting now. And Pacquiao believe  Read Full Story >>>

Bernstein on Mayweather-Pacquiao: ‘Vegas Will Be at a Standstill’
By Josh Feldman , CBS news, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Roughly two weeks out from Mayweather-Pacquiao, some boxing insiders are expecting north of 3 million pay-per-view buys. At $99 a pop the boxing world would also be shocked if it wasn’t the most lucrative fight ever. It’s a fight fueled by so much hype, Al Bernstein expects ‘Las Vegas will be at   Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather -- Scoffs at Conor McGregor ... That Guy's a Joke, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather doesn't give a single DAMN about Conor McGregor -- telling TMZ Sports the UFC fighter is a joke ... who's using his name to try to get some cheap publicity. Earlier this week, McGregor said he'd DESTROY Mayweather in a fight in less than 30 seconds -- because Floyd wouldn't be a  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Mayweather steroids conflict built up rapidly
By Colin Seymour,, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Editor’s note: This article is part of a series of Manny Pacquaio-Floyd Mayweather flashbacks in advance of their May 2 fight, which was six years in the making. Mayweather’s insistence that Pacquiao be tested for steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs, which began with a September 2009 decl  Read Full Story >>>

Rousey rouses Mayweather camp
By Percy D. Della, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
AMONG the gazillion sidebars to the highly anticipated prizefight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on May 2 is the story of UFC sensation Ronda Rousey. UFC as in Ultimate Fighting Championship whose immense popularity is a threat to boxing. Ro  Read Full Story >>>

Bedak signs contract to face Santa Cruz
By Karl Freitag,, Sat, 18 Apr 2015 has learned that WBO #3 super bantamweight Zsolt Bedak (24-1, 8 KOs) of Hungary has signed a contract to face WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz in a televised bout on the Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV telecast. “We got the contracts signed by them, then we also signed on our par  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Sat, 18 Apr 2015
"Danny Garcia would be an amazing fight at 147. Obviously I know where I went wrong. It hurt me when I got beat by him because obviously it was the undisputed unification fight between me and him for all the belts. And also, with him being unbeaten, if he gets beaten, it's going to hurt him a lot ha  Read Full Story >>>

By Dr. Allan Recto,, Fri, 17 Apr 2015

PACQUIAO: “WITH GOD, NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE!” Los Angeles, CA (April 15, 2015) – It was another day in Pacquiao’s Training Camp like no other as he prepares for the upcoming contest to be held at the MGM Grand on  
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By Eddie Alinea,, Fri, 17 Apr 2015

LOS ANGELES, Cal. -- A young celebrity , who could probably be the no. 1 attraction in the coming 2015 Palarong Pambansa set to start May 3 in Davao, will not be coming to grace the annual competition among the country's high  
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Boxing Mirror, Fri, 17 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather Sr has once again resurrected the infamous claim that the onky reason eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao hasn’t scored a knockout since November 2009 is that he isn’t juiced up any longer. He almost went to jail for his allegations in the past and only a compromise with   Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach Says Floyd Doesn’t Move Like He Used To
By James Allen, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 17 Apr 2015
“I don’t think he moves like he used to. His legs aren’t what they were – that’s the first thing to go with a fighter.” That was ‘Hall of Fame’ trainer Freddie Roach telling what he sees in Floyd Mayweather Jr(47-0, 26KO’s), a fighter who has separated himself from the rest of the p  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wants to teach Floyd humility
By Jeff Powell, iOL Sport, Fri, 17 Apr 2015
Ask Manny Pacquiao why he believes boxing to be the greatest sport of all and there is no mention of the $120million he will be paid for going toe to toe with Floyd Mayweather in the most lucrative fist-fight in history. Rather, his mind goes back to when the PacMan was the PacKid, a 12-year-old  Read Full Story >>>


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