|Mayweather: Boxing's polarizing pound-for-pound king|
By Agence France Press, Los Angeles Times, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather, the world's highest-paid athlete and self-styled "Money Man," will hit the Las Vegas jackpot once again when he puts his unblemished record on the line to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2.
"This is not my first dance. You got two future hall of famers and a mega fight. Read Full Story >>>
Roach: No Surprise if Pacquiao Wins Every Single Round
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxinScene.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
How confident is Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach of victory on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas? Confident enough that he won't be surprised if Manny Pacquiao dominates the entire fight and wins every single round over undefeated WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The meg Read Full Story >>>
Roads to stardom for Mayweather, Pacquiao took divergent paths
By Santos A. Perez, MiamiHerald.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Don’t count Manny Pacquiao among those who argue that his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. took too long to happen.
In fact, Pacquiao believes the five-year tease that consummated the highly anticipated fight helped create a nonstop buzz among hardcore, casual and indifferent boxing fans. Boxin Read Full Story >>>
Every single detail to know about Mayweather-Pacquiao
By George Willis, New York Post, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Fight week for Mayweather-Pacquiao officially begins on Tuesday. Here’s the skinny on what you need to know about the richest bout in boxing history.
Undefeated and 11-time world champion Floyd Mayweather, 38, will carry a 47-0 record with 26 knockouts into the ring against 36-year- Read Full Story >>>
'You're a woman, you should feel that way': ESPN's Stephen A. Smith defends Mayweather's history of domestic violence to female co-host
By Kelly Mclaughlin, Daily Mail (UK), Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Broadcaster Stephen A. Smith has once again taken a controversial stance on domestic violence on ESPN's First Take.
Nine months after Smith received a one-week suspension for claiming women can play a role in provoking men into violence, Smith tried to to claim that boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr's c Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Jr. critics get louder as Pacquiao fight nears
By Matt Moreno, WSB Radio, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
It's being called the fight of the century. But the closer the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight nears, the more scrutiny it's getting.
If a $100 price tag to watch the bout on Pay-Per-View wasn't enough to make people angry, Mayweather's past involving domestic abuse and boxing's do-no Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao are main event of jam-packed sports week: Play It Forward April 27-May 3
By Tom Hoffarth, L.A. Daily News, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Ranking top 10 sports events April 27-May 3 you won’t want to miss:
NO. 1: BOXING: MANNY PACQUIAO vs. FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR.
Details/TV: At Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena, Saturday, 6 p.m., pay-per-view TV ($99.95 HD):
The New York Post’s George Willis wrote this weekend: “Let’s hope Floy Read Full Story >>>
Top 10: Floyd Mayweather’s Biggest Wins
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Because past is prologue, it’s worthwhile to revisit it in advance of Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, May 2 on pay-per-view.
Here, we examine a list of Floyd Mayweather’s biggest wins, in reverse order from #10 to #1. By biggest here, we mean — the best opposition he defeated, based on that f Read Full Story >>>
‘Fight of the Century’ not really ‘of the Century’
By Ron Kantowski, Las Vegas Review Journal, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Are you ready for the “Fight of the Century”? At least this latest one?
If Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao is indeed the Fight of the Century, it will mean that over the next 85 years, nothing in boxing (and/or the mixed martial arts and White Sox vs. Royals) will approach it in terms of Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao: Is The Fix In? Magno’s Monday Rant
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Back when George Foreman was making his infamous comeback, a teenage me approached my boxing mentor after hearing that some of Big George’s early opponents had been accused of taking a dive.
“I don’t see it,” said a wide-eyed me. “There’s too much money involved to have these fights fixed.”
Th Read Full Story >>>
'Manny Pacquiao could beat Floyd Mayweather with one arm behind his back!' Says legendary trainer Freddie Roach
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), Mon, 27 Apr 2015
The bravest of all men in boxing today will be inside the ropes only for those taut 60-second intervals which separate the rounds during the richest fight of all time.
One of the most forthright personalities in the hardest game will spend those fleeting minutes galvanising and guiding Manny Pacq Read Full Story >>>
There's a way to fight back against Floyd Mayweather's exploits
By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Sports fans were furious about the callous insults ESPN's Britt McHenry recently was caught on camera hurling at a tow company employee. She was suspended for a week.
Running back Ray Rice was suspended by the NFL and his career likely is finished after the public outcry following video that show Read Full Story >>>
Fight week begins for Manny Pacquiao with a caravan on freeway to Las Vegas
By Associated Press, The Province, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — The last time Freddie Roach was on the interstate linking Los Angeles with this boxing capital, he was written up for going 140 mph.
Roach will be driving a lot slower Monday as part of a colorful caravan of hundreds of cars heading down Interstate 15 with Manny Pacquiao for his showd Read Full Story >>>
Mega-security planned for Mayweather-Pacquiao mega-fight weekend
By Chris LaBate, Las Vegas Review Journal, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
It’s not the biggest Las Vegas valley event of the year, and only a select few thousand will be watching in person.
But in anticipation for Saturday’s mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, Las Vegas police went as far as Pasadena and Phoenix for help with security.
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Mayweather-Pacquiao: Lead Trainers Suffer Debilitating Disease Processes
By Matthew R. Fellows, Liberty Voice, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
One of the unfortunate pieces of information that comes out of the build-up to the historic May 2 clash between Mayweather and Pacquiao is that both lead trainers suffer from debilitating disease processes. Mayweather Sr., Money May’s sixty-two year-old father and trainer, is dealing with Sarcoidosi Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: ESPN report fuels media storm over his violent past
By Kevin Mitchell, The Guardian, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
A lingering shadow hangs over Floyd Mayweather. As hundreds of journalists from around the world descend on Las Vegas this week to pour over every detail of his fight against Manny Pacquiao, the best boxer of his generation stands accused of making light of his troubling history of abusing women.
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Pacquiao’s conditioning coach sees Mayweather crumbling
By Mark Giongco, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—More and more bettors believe the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will end in a draw, but the man in charge of keeping Pacquiao in top shape doubts the American will survive 12 rounds.
Justin Fortune said at the weekend that Mayweather might withstand Pacquiao’s ea Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao couple extends sympathy, prays for Nepal quake victims
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD – World eight-division boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has all the stuffs champions are made of.
Name it. The guy has it – selfless, fearless, hardworking and God-fearing.
These made Read Full Story >>>
DID MAYWEATHER MISTAKENLY SEE THE EYE OF A LAMB IN MIAMI?
By Greg R. Penilla, M.D., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
It is now well known that the serendipitous meeting between the unbeaten pound for pound champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and boxing’s only 8 division champion and Filipino Congressman Manny Pacquiao was the catalyst whic Read Full Story >>>
NBA Exclusive: Manny Pacquiao to Derrick Rose: "Thank you for the signed jersey"
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
MILWAUKEE -- In the course of his immensely decorated six seasons in the NBA, Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose has so far dished out 2,205 assists.
On Saturday night in Milwaukee, after Game 4 of the Bulls versus Bu Read Full Story >>>
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors sweep Pelicans, coast to second round
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
NEW ORLEANS -- How sweep it is.
The Golden State Warriors are through to the second round of the playoffs.
Steph Curry pumped in 39 points to lead his team to a four-game sweep of the No.8 ranked New Orle Read Full Story >>>
NBA Playoffs -- Bucks stave off elimination, win Game 4 thriller, 92-90
By Hector Posa, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Bulls were 1.3 seconds away from sweeping their first-round series on Saturday afternoon. But 1.3 seconds can be an eternity in the NBA and the improbable always happens.
And that's exactly wha Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather difficult to peg entering fight with Manny Pacquiao
By Todd Harmonson, OCRegister.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Labels are as easy to throw at him as punches and every bit as difficult to land.
For a brief moment, Floyd Mayweather aptly is defined in 140 characters or a six-second video. In the next, a five-act Shakespearean tragicomedy is required to begin to understand one of the most complex athletes of Read Full Story >>>
Pacman could score a stoppage
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Oddsmakers are laying a 1-to-4 betting line on Manny Pacquiao knocking out Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their WBC/WBA/WBO unification welterweight title fight in Las Vegas this Saturday (Sunday morning, Manila time) so that a $100 wager on the Filipino scoring a stoppage earns $400. Read Full Story >>>
Factors that can decide Pacquiao-Mayweather fight which you won't see in tale of the tape
By Ed C. Tolentino, Spin.ph, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
IN professional boxing, the tale of the tape is considered the repository of the basic details about the boxers and is usually used by fight fans to assess the boxers’ strengths and weaknesses in a snap of a finger. Of course, if you are a hardcore follower of the fight game, you know very well that Read Full Story >>>
Now for the main course
By Reuters, SuperSport, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
There was a heavyweight title fight in New York at the weekend but all the talk was about Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
Even Wladimir Klitschko joked about his title defence against Bryant Jennings playing second fiddle to this week’s superfight in Las Vegas.
Klitschko understood hi Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao is ready and raring to go ahead of super-fight with Floyd Mayweather
By Rohan Banerjee, Mail Online (UK), Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Manny Pacquiao has stepped up his preparations for the match being billed as 'fight of the century' with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The 36-year-old posted an intense training video of himself on his official Instagram account, sending a clear signal of intent to his rival.
Pacquiao and Mayweather Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao winding up camp, heading to Las Vegas on Monday
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Fight week has finally arrived, and if you're on Interstate 15 heading north between Los Angeles and Las Vegas sometime late Monday afternoon, you might catch a glimpse of Manny Pacquiao and his entourage en route to Las Vegas for the mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Pacquiao has a custom-pai Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao ready for all Mayweather will dish out
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—If Floyd Mayweather sticks to his original fight blueprint, Manny Pacquiao will find a way to crack it.
This is the belief of many ring pundits who think the plan hatched by Team Mayweather in secrecy is vulnerable to Pacquiao’s repeated attacks.
As reported by guardian TV, Mayweathe Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao a better fighter
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – The back-to-back losses suffered by Manny Pacquiao in 2012 actually made him a better fighter, according to the Filipino icon’s Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach.
As time winds down towards May 2 in Las Vegas, where Pacquiao attempts to become the first fighter to deal Floyd Maywea Read Full Story >>>
Fortune: Mayweather won’t last 12 rounds
By Dino Maragay, The Philippine Star, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – Manny Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune said that the Filipino icon is in tremendous shape that Floyd Mayweather will have a hard time keeping up with him in their duel next Saturday (Sunday in the Philippines).
Speaking to Filipino reporters after Pacquiao’s Read Full Story >>>
What if Mayweather and Pacquiao had fought in 2010?
By Andrew R. Davis , ESPN.com, Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Peyton Manning was the quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts. LeBron James made "The Decision" to play for the Miami Heat. Tiger Woods had 14 majors to his name. And after two years of back-and-forth discussions, we were finally going to find out who the No. 1 pound-for-pound boxer was when Floyd M Read Full Story >>>
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