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By Ben Thompson,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
"Floyd met with us and how can I say he's not sincere. I believe he's sincere. I don't have anything to contradict the fact that he's not sincere...we looked eye to eye, we talked and I truly believe he's sincere and wants to make the fight happen...It's evident by his actions last night and I have   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather working together to finalize fight
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao’s unscheduled meeting at a Miami Heat game has triggered rapid movement toward the long-anticipated Super Bowl of boxing. Pacquiao advisor Michael Koncz told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday that the unbeaten Mayweather visited Pacquiao at his Miami hotel  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao adviser: Private meeting with Floyd Mayweather after Heat game 'very positive'
By Josh Slagter,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had a chance to talk Tuesday night, with an NBA crowd as their witness. But the two fighters also chatted privately after the game in a hotel suite, according to Michael Koncz, Pacquiao's adviser, told's Dan Rafael that Mayweather and Pacquia  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: "Close Encounters of the First Kind"
By John Gatling,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
No.  Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images You are not paranormal. What you saw was real. You can tell your friends and they won't think you're crazy... Around the time that Floyd Mayweather was born, a classic Stephen Spielberg movie called "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" wa  Read Full Story >>>

Hello It’s Me
By Robert Ecksel,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
I’ve been wrong in the past and will no doubt be wrong again, but I won’t have mistaken wish-fulfillment for reality… Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have finally spoken. It wasn’t at an arbitrator’s office. It was at a Miami Heat game, where both were in attendance. Having met at a public  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Did Bob Arum step aside to allow Mayweather's access to Pacquiao?
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum was absent when Floyd Mayweather talked with Manny Pacquiao during the break of the Miami Heat-Milwaaukee Bucks game at the American Arena in Florida Tuesday and speculations are high that the meeting had the blessing of Arum. One of the conditions that Mayweather has  Read Full Story >>>

Danny Garcia on Disappointment of Mayweather Pacquiao, Cotto Canelo
By James Allen, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
WBC and WBA Super World light-welterweight champion Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia (29-0, 17KO’s) recently took some time from his busy schedule to share his thoughts with Josh Grayfer of A range of topics currently headlining in the boxing world today was discussed. They began with the  Read Full Story >>>

Arum Calls Mayweather-Cotto II Talk 'Absolute Nonsense'
By Keith Idec,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
If the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight cannot be made, despite supposed progress in negotiations, Bob Arum doesn’t consider a rematch between Mayweather and Miguel Cotto to be a viable alternative. Pacquaio’s promoter was a guest Tuesday night on SiriusXM’s “Going The Distance,” co-host  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing needs another Tyson
By David Isaacson, Times Live, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Will a phoenix rise from the ashes of South Africa's xenophobic shame? I say xenophobia, but in reality the attacks on the foreign shop-owners is nothing more than thuggery. These dark clouds of hatred have developed into the more shameful moments of our new South Africa, but then I started wo  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fuel talk of superfight by meeting in USA
By Gareth A Davies,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao came face-to-face in Miami as speculation grows that a super-fight between the pair is close to being finalised. There have been statements from   
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MORE QUESTIONS: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
By David Tyler,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
First I would like to thank you for the overwhelming response to my last article. I received a blizzard of e-mails many of which were infected with a virus. Special thanks to all the Pacman worshipers who took the time to answer all the rhetorical questions. May Pacman always bless you! Many  Read Full Story >>>

Sampson Boxing/WBC Announce 'Jose Sulaiman Cup' Super Welterweight Tournament to Honor Jose Sulaiman, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Today, Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing, in conjunction with the World Boxing Council (WBC) and its President, Mauricio Sulaiman, proudly announced "The Jose Sulaiman Cup: WBC Super Welterweight Tournament." An   
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Undefeated Kyrone Davis set to face Jonathan Garcia this Saturday at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Philadelphia, PA --This Saturday night at the 2300 Arena, undefeated Middleweight Kyrone Davis will take on veteran Jonathan Garcia in a 6-round bout on a show promoted by King's Promotions. The main event will see undefeated Prichard Colon (12-0, 10 KO's) of Orocovis, Puerto Rico taking on Hecto  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing manager Adrian Clark releases mini documentary Adrian Clark: Before The Bell on Youtube, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Dallas, TX (January 28, 2015)--Up and coming boxing manager Adrian Clark has released a mini documentary that chronicles a week in the life of his career as he leads up to a fight. The Documentary is titled Adrian Clark: Before The Bell Clark of Dallas, Texas has quickly become one of the bri  Read Full Story >>>

Robinson Castellanos Wins Big in San Antonio on golden boy live!, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Castellanos conquers the WBC Silver Featherweight Title and becomes the WBC Featherweight Mandatory Challenger LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27) - Starting off 2015 with impressive Golden Boy Live! show in Philadelphia on Jan. 20,  
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Paragua, Ondangan, Sevilla, Nouri shine in US chess tourneys
By Marlon Bernardino,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Filipino chessers were recently named as most outstanding players in separate tournaments in the United States. Grandmaster Mark Paragua won his fifth chess title in the Big Apple. He finished a tie for first with GM Michael Rohde after tallying 3.5 points apiece last January 25. He beat Joseph Z  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Jeffrey Cariaso has returned to Alaska as an assistant coach following a forgettable stint as head coach of Barangay Ginebra who, at the end of the All Filipino Conference replaced “The Jet” with come-backing Ato Agustin. Cariaso, t  
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Boxing Insider Notebook: Pacquiao, Sulaiman, De La Hoya, Price, Canelo, Kirkland and more..
By William Holmes, Boxing Insider, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of January 20th to January 27th, covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed. Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland Set for May 2nd Canelo Alvarez has found an opponent for May 2nd after his negotiation  Read Full Story >>>

What The Mayweather-Pacquiao Face-to-Face Means to Fans
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The internet exploded Tuesday night when reports began to emerge that, not only were Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather sitting courtside at the same Miami Heat game, but that they also had a brief face-to-face meeting at halftime. Soon, video and still images emerged of this generation’s two gr  Read Full Story >>>

Online reactions to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao meeting in Miami
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The internet world is buzzing over Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather once again, and this time over something that is of actual substance. Turns out that both Mayweather and Pacquiao were present inside of the American Airlines Arena in Miami for the Heat-Bucks game that evening. The Heat organ  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather drops by at Pacquiao’s hotel for brief chat
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Did Manny and Floyd already seal the deal? After their unprecedented meeting inside the American Airlines Arena in Florida during a basketball game, Floyd Mayweather personally went to the hotel where Manny Pacquiao is staying and chatted with the Filipino boxer, a radio rep  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather fight rumors fly as pair meet, speak at halftime of Miami Heat game
By Mitch Abramson, New York Daily News, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
The long-awaited meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally took place — kind of. The two fighters had an impromptu get-together at halftime of the Heat-Bucks game Tuesday night in Miami, giving hope that the bout that everybody has been hoping to see for years might actuall  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather and Pacquiao exchange phone numbers at Heat game
By Associated Press,, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
MIAMI (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met - in person. And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring. The fighters were both sitting courtside, directly across from one another, at a Miami Heat game on Tuesday night. Mayweather went over to Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather agree to start talks over mega-fight after meeting at basketball in Miami
By James Andrew, Daily Mail (UK), Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Boxing superstars Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao moved a stage closer to a much anticipated mega-fight after meeting for the first time at a basketball game in Miami and agreeing to start negotiations over a $300million (£200m) bout. Mayweather went over to Pacquiao at half-time of the Miam  Read Full Story >>>

Quijano: State of Philippine boxing, 2015 (Conclusion)
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
BASED on what they have achieved the past year, it is beyond doubt that the fistic capabilities of our fighters are definitely of world-class ilk. What has not been commensurate has been the capacities of local promoters to come up with boxing events and cards that will showcase local talent on   Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Earlier tonight, undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao met face-to-face for the first time ever during halftime of the Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA game. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, upon receiving confirmation th  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather and Pacquiao come face to face for the first time
By Rich Mazon ,, Wed, 28 Jan 2015

Boxing rivals, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao both verbalized their desire to face each other. For more than five years now, the meeting never came to fruition. And then tonight, as spectato  
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Al Haymon Is The Wizard Oz, Follow his Yellow Brick Road?
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Al Haymon has recently announced his new boxing series “Premier Boxing Champions” (PBC). This series will be on NBC, NBC Sports Network, and Spike TV. To most of the world, this is nothing more than an interesting little blip on a sports landscape that includes Tom Brady’s deflated balls and Super B  Read Full Story >>>


Are the wheels of the promotional train of the highly anticipated fight of the century starting to roll? Boxing superstars Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather (pictured) are courtside during Tuesday night's game  
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Boxing stars Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao chat briefly at NBA game
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Manny Pacquiao happened to have a free day in Miami on Tuesday and decided to go to the Heat-Bucks game at American Airlines Arena. Pacquiao, who is a player/coach in the Philippine Basketball League, is friends with Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra. But Pacquiao wasn't the only prominent boxer to atten  Read Full Story >>>

By Maloney L. Samaco,, Wed, 28 Jan 2015

Jason “El Niño” Pagara will strive to prove that he is ready for a world title fight when he defends his World Boxing Organization international junior welterweight crown against Mexican Cesar “El Dolar” Chavez as the   
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Five Fiery Fights For 2015
By Sergio Luis Martinez, Boxing Insider, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
It is still early in the year, but never too early to build a wish list. After looking around, I found a few contests that would be nice to see sometime this year. I understand opinions are like a certain orifice in our bodies – everyone has one. Still, here we go: Guillermo “Chacal” Rigondeaux   Read Full Story >>>

New York City boxing leader Tony Mazzarella has passed away, Wed, 28 Jan 2015

NEW YORK CITY (Jan. 27, 2015) - New York City boxing leader Tony Mazzarella passed away after a long illness this past Monday at the age of 75. During his long career in boxing, Mazzarella was a former New York State Athletic Com  
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Team Fight to Walk begins Pushups for Paralysis!, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
New York, NY (January 27, 2015) –Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson and Team Fight to Walk have started the Pushups for Paralysis challenge. Melson created the challenge to assist fundraising efforts for America’s first clinical trial to help cure Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries. Yesterday, Melson, wh  Read Full Story >>>

Chavez: Arum Can Say 1000 Things, He Won't Stop Me!
By Miguel Rivera,, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Former WBC middleweight champion Julio César Chávez Jr. appeared on the program A los Golpes and discussed his upcoming fight with Andrzej Fonfara on April 18th. The fight is taking place at a catch-weight, reportedly at 172-pounds. The location, American/Mexico television networks and venue are st  Read Full Story >>>


  • R E S P E C T to Floyd Mayweather by potaragiz
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  • Koncz says Floyd wants the fight; discusses private meeting by fh_editor
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  • Mayweather Confronts Pacquiao & Koncz Tells Them Stop Lying? by luckysurvivor
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  • Mayweather acting like the Challenger or Champ? by Tatay
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  • Bob Arum is silent? by crispyfry
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  • Floyd can easily manipulate Pacquiao on a 1-on-1 talk by Ultimate Boxing Fan
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  • "Tuloy na!" - Pacquiao's friend Cloma DZMM interview video by tolits108
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  • Mayweather drops by at Pacquiao’s hotel for brief chat by phlebotomist
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  • A Philippine flag on Floyd's hoodie using his 'M' symbol? by HomoSapien
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  • Mayweather told Pacquiao & Koncz to stop lying by fh_editor
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  • Only two broadcasting concerns? & The fight is on!! by Mojo98
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  • Pacquiao And Mayweather Jr. Talk & Hug At Miami Heat Game by JonasLucas
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  • Sexy Model Says Mayweather KOs Pacquiao by gwapo123
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  • Pacquiao beat a B class fighter. by MIC TYSON
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  • My Prediction is Right by rene6985
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  • * PROJECT World's Top 5- ELO 2800: GM Wesley So PHI * by joeyj
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  • the real coward is Manny Pacquiao. by MIC TYSON
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  • Koncz confirms private "discussion" between Manny and Floyd by fh_editor
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  • Mega fight will push through??? by Mojo98
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  • Boxing manager Adrian Clark releases mini documentary Adrian by phillyboxing
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  • Cotto Returning To MSG 12/13: No Canelo. Who'll They Pick? by Blitzky22
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  • Sampson Boxing/WBC Announce ‘Jose Sulaiman Cup’ Super Welter by phillyboxing
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  • Are we gonna Hear Floyd's Announcement this Superbowl? by batang kamuning
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  • King’s Promotions Press Conference / Weigh ins this Friday a by phillyboxing
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  • Manny vs Floyd - It will NEVER Happen by OompaLoompa
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  • Pac Should Avoid rios by hisashi
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  • Manny Pacquiao: Mayweather should sign this month by phlebotomist
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  • What??? Floyd vs Pacquiao is still a go??? by BoxFlash!!
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  • Pac-May fight is ON! by ZappakeR
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  • I was just listening to DZMM and PAC vs FM is on! by Dacs
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  • Mayweather and Pacquiao talking at center court at the HEAT by tsulopascal
    Last poster: tsulopascal, 01/28/15, 10:19 am (244 views / 0 replies)
  • I wonder if pbf has seen pac in person to fear him. by nblvblewriter
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  • What merits to be called a bum? by onelenz
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  • Arum's Power by tyler_durden
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  • Australia visit delayed... embarrassing! by conan
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  • Poll: Pac's question at the Ms. Universe pageant by boxer1
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