|NBA Playoffs -- Warriors cruise past Grizzlies in Game 1, 101 to 86|
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
OAKLAND -- The highly anticipated Western Conference semifinals match-up between the Golden State Warriors and the Memphis Grizzlies, two powerhouses with varying styles, went underway on Sunday at the Oracle Arena i Read Full Story >>>
The Superfight Without a Heart
By Paul Beston, The Sweet Science, Tue, 05 May 2015
The question often asked in the buildup to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao was whether this richest of all prizefights could give a boost to boxing’s future by living up to the glories of its past. As May 2 approached, the anticipation reminded many of the 1980s, when the mega-million “superfights” got star Read Full Story >>>
EDITORIAL - Investing in champions
The Philippine Star, Tue, 05 May 2015
The Philippine Sports Commission may have an explanation for the Commission on Audit report questioning the utilization of over P626.5 million for government sports facilities in 2013. But it’s not the first time that the work of the PSC has been questioned. It may be unfair, but the PSC has also be Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Is A Boring Boxer But May Be The Best Businessman In Sports
By Brian Goff, Forbes.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
The match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao lived up to the revenue hype but not the boxing hype. It seemed a great match of the beloved underdog against the undefeated, cocky villian. In fact, it was, arguably, the least entertaining “mega fight” in memory — an outcome that would appe Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather's boxing legacy won't be appreciated until he quits the ring, says his dad
Evening Times, Tue, 05 May 2015
Mayweather confirmed his status as the finest boxer of his generation and an all-time great by outclassing Manny Pacquiao in a unanimous points victory in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis were among those to acclaim the 38-year-old's technical masterclass, but there were also ple Read Full Story >>>
This is the one boxer capable of making a Floyd Mayweather fight exciting
By Nick Schwartz, USA Today, Tue, 05 May 2015
Casual boxing fans made it very clear this weekend that they aren’t willing to spend an exorbitant amount of money to see brilliant (and boring) technical boxing — viewers want brutal slugfests that end with a knockout. Manny Pacquiao may have been able to challenge Mayweather and put on a show wort Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao: Boring or boxing?
By Jack O'Toole, The Roar, Tue, 05 May 2015
The Fight of the Century, the ‘Ali-Frazier’ of our generation, the pound-for-pound king takes on the Pride of the Philippines and claims his 48th win by unanimous decision.
Floyd Mayweather silenced some of his critics by defeating Manny Pacquiao and adding the WBO title to his Welterweight coll Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather’s pop admits he thought fight much closer
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 05 May 2015
LAS VEGAS—Floyd Mayweather Sr. admitted on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) he thought things were much closer in the fight between his son Floyd Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena here.
“I told Floyd he needed to do a lot more because we know some judges are crooks,” the trainer said af Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: Mayweather Knew I Was Hurt, Pulling My Arm
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
On Saturday night, Manny Pacquiao revealed he was battling a right shoulder injury in his unanimous decision defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquiao said he hurt his right shoulder in training some three weeks before the bout, an injury he says was so severe that he wa Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquaio fight made Periscope the new Napster
CNN.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
It's officially a new age of piracy.
As some people shelled out $100 to watch Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fight on pay-per-view, others simply went online and watched it for free.
That was made possible with smartphone live video stream apps like Meerkat and Periscope. Click a butto Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao cries conspiracy
By Artemio T. Engracia, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 05 May 2015
LAS VEGAS—Team Pacquiao has accused the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and Floyd Mayweather Jr. of conspiring to ensure the victory of the unbeaten American in their celebrated fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The accusation came on Sunday (Monday in Manila), a day after Mayweather s Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao Should Have Stayed In Vegas
By Bill Speros, Boston.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
America stumbled through its sports walk of shame on Sunday, shaking off a tawdry one-night stand with Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
It happened in Vegas. It should have stayed in Vegas.
The fight that was supposed to "save" boxing delivered a crushing-if-not-lethal blow t Read Full Story >>>
Keidel: Pacquiao Was Simply Awful In Ugly Loss To Mayweather
By Jason Keidel, CBS New York, Tue, 05 May 2015
Though it’s my job to sprinkle faerie dust on the sweet science, to assure you that boxing is still indeed the sport that drains the adrenal gland like no other endeavor, you saw a dud on Saturday night.
Though he’s quite tough to like personally, Floyd Mayweather’s mastery over Manny Pacquiao is Read Full Story >>>
Skip Bayless thinks Manny Pacquiao beat Floyd Mayweather (Video)
By Mike Dyce, Fansided, Tue, 05 May 2015
ESPN First Take pundit Skip Bayless thinks Manny Pacquiao defeated Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night.
On Saturday night after the bell to end the 12th round rang, Floyd Mayweather was announced as the winner by unanimous decision. His opponent, Manny Pacquiao, didn’t think so and told Max Keller Read Full Story >>>
Twitter says it disabled dozens of illegal Mayweather-Pacquiao streams Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao trade blows during Saturday's fight in Las Vegas
By David Pierson, Los Angeles Times, Tue, 05 May 2015
wo days after appearing to revel in its streaming app’s usage during the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, Twitter said Monday it respected intellectual property rights and disabled dozens of illegal streams of Saturday’s marquee boxing match.
Mayweather-Pacquiao fight promoter vow Read Full Story >>>
MGM Resorts reports stronger earnings despite revenue decline
By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review Journal, Tue, 05 May 2015
Coming off one of the most lucrative weekends in company history by hosting “the Fight of the Century,” MGM Resorts International on Monday reported first-quarter earnings that exceeded analysts’ expectations on revenue that dipped 11.3 percent from a year ago.
The Las Vegas-based company, the st Read Full Story >>>
Unsatisfied? Look Beyond Mayweather and Pacquiao
By Victor Mather, The New York Times, Mon, 04 May 2015
The fight of the century is over, but it may not turn out to be the fight of the year.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night in Las Vegas was far from electrifying and had some fans grumbling about Mayweather’s methodical defensive style.
The heavyweig Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao whining, villain winning ruin Fight of the Century
By George Willis, New York Post, Mon, 04 May 2015
LAS VEGAS — An injured right shoulder and a bruised ego was the collateral damage of the Fight of the Century, which proved to be just another boxing match dominated by Floyd Mayweather.
His victory by unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday night will not go Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's strange and unresolved morality play
By Tim Keown, ESPN.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
There was a great disconnect on display in Las Vegas on Saturday night. In the MGM Grand Garden Arena, while Floyd Mayweather was surgically deconstructing the last vestiges of Manny Pacquiao's boxing career, desperate pleas of "Mann-y, Mann-y," accompanied his every effort. But afterward, on the st Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Is Boxing's Undisputed King And Most Underrated Mogul
By Julian Mitchell, Forbes.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
Saturday’s record-breaking bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao reached a pinnacle of publicity the sports world has never seen.
Five years in the making, boxing’ most impressive and outspoken superstar stepped into the ring for a face-off with a man millions believed would be the f Read Full Story >>>
Editorial: Fight is over, time to move on
By Editorial, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 04 May 2015
FANS of Manny Pacquiao, including many of us Filipinos, have understandably cried foul over how the judges in his fight against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada favored the boxer who refused to engage, or in layman’s term, ran all night. But there are at least thre Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao: Corporate Greed
By Adam Berlin, Boxing.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
Before Saturday night, a deal was made. With that final bell on Saturday night, the deal was completed. If this was the fight of our century, I’m cashing out…
What happened last Saturday night was predictable. Floyd Mayweather, the superior athlete with the superior skills and the superior ring-k Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather’s win signals death of boxing
By Czar Nicholas Elcano, The Manila Times, Mon, 04 May 2015
Though his defensive scoring style allowed Floyd Mayweather Jr. to beat Manny Pacquiao on Sunday via unanimous decision, many boxing aficionados believe that the unbeaten American’s hit-and-run tactics could spell the death of boxing.
Boxing fans that’ve paid thousands of dollars for tickets were Read Full Story >>>
Why the Mayweather Victory Doesn't Matter
By Jio F. Deslate, The Huffington Post, Mon, 04 May 2015
It really wasn't about the fight's result in the end. I'm not sour-graping. Neither am I disregarding the decisions of the judges. Floyd Mayweather did win. He outboxed Manny and -- save for a few headlocks and an overuse of clinches -- he did this fair and square. He will go down in history as an u Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr. could bank $200M for win over Manny Pacquiao
By Associated Press, Chicago Sun Times, Mon, 04 May 2015
LAS VEGAS — The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn’t help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done.
“No pictures, though,” Mayweather said, sliding the check out of an envelope. “Don’t want any pictures of it.”
The check will so Read Full Story >>>
Pic: Manny Pacquiao is really following through with this whole shoulder injury
By Gareth Makim, SportsJoe.ie, Mon, 04 May 2015
Manny wants us all to know how sore his shoulder is
Manny Pacquiao's shoulder injury was one of the main talking points after his defeat to Floyd Mayweather jr in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
The Filipino's camp reported the fighter suffered the injury a few weeks previously in training and sa Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather's American Dream
By Michael Weinreb, Rolling Stone, Mon, 04 May 2015
"I'm just an American dream," Floyd Mayweather said at some point deep into Saturday night, standing at a microphone with a pair of smiling ring girls in Tecate halter tops strategically posed behind him. He had just dismantled Manny Pacquiao in a fight that was disappointingly dull and utterly unsu Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: How casual and mainstream fans perceive Floyd vs. Manny (video game)
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Mon, 04 May 2015
With the highly anticipated “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao well in the boxing world’s rear view, did the projected most lucrative prizefight in history enhance or diminish the mainstream sports fan’s perception of the fringe American pastime?
Most observers be Read Full Story >>>
Conspiracy theorists think they can prove the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was fixed
By Luke Kerr-Dineen , USA Today, Mon, 04 May 2015
The theory goes like this: Shortly after Floyd Mayweather’s decisive unanimous decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, the judges’ official scorecard began surfacing on social media.
NSAC Official scorecard: Glenn Feldman 116-112; Burt Clements 116-112; Dave Moretti 118-110 #OneForPacman pic.twitte Read Full Story >>>
Ludacris -- MASSIVE Brawl Erupts at Vegas Pool Party
TMZ.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
The REAL fight in Vegas went down the day after Mayweather-Pacquiao -- a huge melee at the Rehab pool party hosted by Ludacris.
The video is absolute INSANITY -- showing multiple brawls around the pool on Sunday at the Hard Rock Hotel -- fists, chairs, bottles, ice buckets and more were hurled. E Read Full Story >>>
Floyd: Ex-Manny man Alex Ariza huge factor in victory
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 04 May 2015
LAS VEGAS—Floyd Mayweather Jr. said it himself. Conditioning coach Alex Ariza was a major factor in his victory over Manny Pacquiao Saturday night.
Yes, the same Ariza who worked in Pacquiao’s corner from 2008 to 2013.
“I’ve got Alex Ariza because I know he was a strong asset to Manny Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
We and Manny should be bigger than his loss
By Yero Moody, The Manila Times, Mon, 04 May 2015
For Manny Pacquiao and for our nation, it’s important to remember that this time of disappointment over his defeat in “the fight of the century” is a test of character and good sense.
Defeat, when faced sensibly and harnessed properly, can be turned into something positive. It can serve as a plat Read Full Story >>>
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Pac lost. Get over it . Time for Team Pac to get their act by JoeyInCali
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i will stop reading pac news after this for while tomove on by hisashi
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Haymon Schaefer have begun their PR campaign to smear Oscar by ringobserver
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Floyd FAILED to prove himself! by Lapu2x
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Give credit to Mayweather by thedarkdragon11
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Only a fool believed Mayweather won a wide margin. by PIDOY
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MAyweather Ran?? PLeassse by theboxingguru
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Pac should admit that Floyd is better then move on by Caveat Emptor
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any replays of the fight? by pnksntdead
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Showtime wants to steal fans money by ringobserver
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