|Manny Pacquaio gives paying public 'Shoulder Roll,' mishandling prefight injury|
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
In what may be the ultimate boxing irony, after their 12 slumbering rounds, it is Manny Pacquiao and not Floyd Mayweather Jr. who is giving the paying public the "Shoulder Roll."
Mayweather sued his patented Shoulder Roll during the less than inspiring "Fight Of The Century" and now Pacman, or mo Read Full Story >>>
Did Mayweather-Pacquiao kill the sport of boxing?
By Darren Hunt, KVIA, Tue, 05 May 2015
EL PASO, Texas -
Did we all just witness the death of boxing?
Fans all over the world are saying yes! A reporter for USA today with choice words over the weekend.
"Boxing is dead and Mayweather-Pacquiao killed it," he wrote. "Never again will people shell out $100 to watch two old men grab Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan: I've been asked to fight Floyd Mayweather
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, Tue, 05 May 2015
Given the unprecedented success of Floyd Mayweather against Manny Pacquiao, indications from Sin City are that the world will be watching a rematch between the Filipino and the American in the autumn.
While both camps were playing down the rematch in public post-fight, behind the scenes the pla Read Full Story >>>
May-Pac Aftermath: Rampant feelings of bitterness and disappointment
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Tue, 05 May 2015
suppose it should only be expected that millions of Filipinos and others worldwide would take Manny Pacquiao's loss to Floyd Mayweather rather harshly. So many people (not just Filipinos) wanted Manny to win sooo badly. There are those who are understandably disappointed with the outcome, and there Read Full Story >>>
May 2 – Was It Worth The Wait?
By Vitali Shaposhnikov, Hustle Boss, Tue, 05 May 2015
This question does not call for an involved debate or a complicated answer. Aside from becoming the most financially successful sporting event in sports history, Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao was also the most discussed one as well.
#MayPac blew up Twitter, with the fight being mentioned ov Read Full Story >>>
Greg Cote: Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was sad end to Super Saturday
By Greg Cote, The Bellingham Herald, Tue, 05 May 2015
Nobody got hurt.
This is a good thing in almost all other aspects of life, but this is not a good thing in a championship boxing match.
Pain should be de rigueur. A fight without pain is an auto race without speed. "Nobody got hurt" is a letdown, a damnation, not to mention almost unheard of Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao: Why was he denied that shot, again?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Tue, 05 May 2015
Why, when and how many times did the Nevada Athletic Commission refuse Manny Pacquiao of injecting legal numbing agents in his injured shoulder prior to his mega showdown with Floyd Mayweather?
According to the superstar boxer, who suffered a tear in his right rotator cuff three weeks before the Read Full Story >>>
Postfight Presser Report: Mayweather Is Boastful, Edgy, Defiant
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Tue, 05 May 2015
At the postfight presser, held in the arena, with the principals in the ring, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao talked about their clash at the MGM, and both touched on what comes next for each.
Pacman said thanks for coming and that he did his best, "but my best wasn't good enough."
The los Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao’s Second Loss of the Weekend: Integrity Down for the Count After Post-Fight Comments
By Nicholas Green, Tha Boxing Voice, Tue, 05 May 2015
On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada the world witnessed the “Fight of the Century” in the long anticipated meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. The buildup was ridiculous and the hype was outrageous which meant that anyone with half a brain knew that the fight could never matc Read Full Story >>>
The Mayweather-Pacquiao Conspiracy Theory Is Colorblind
By Barry Petchesky, Deadspin.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
Here are the judges’ scorecards for Saturday’s fight, a clear unanimous decision for Floyd Mayweather over Manny Pacquiao. If you are a normal human being, there’s nothing notable here; just a cool artifact of a megafight, and some relief in the knowledge that the judging accorded with reality—no gi Read Full Story >>>
The Sound and Fury of the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight
By Drew Millard, Vice.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
On Saturday night, every single person in America (give or take) tuned in to watch the most boring boxing match of all time. It was a contest between Floyd Mayweather, the undefeated woman-beating champion whose in-ring conservatism turns boxing into a numbers game, and Manny Pacquiao, erstwhile coc Read Full Story >>>
Why did Burger King stand with Floyd Mayweather?
By Daniel Roberts , Yahoo Finance, Tue, 05 May 2015
The company responded to a request for comment with a joke about its mascot.
Floyd Mayweather, the world’s top boxer and the highest-paid athlete on the planet, is all about the show.
His fight entrances over the years have reflected as much. For his 2006 bout against Carlos Baldomir, Mayweath Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Now 48-0, Who Cares, Pacquiao won in the hearts of many anyways
By David Brown, Daily Times Gazette, Tue, 05 May 2015
The so-called “Bout of the Century” between Filipino Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather turns out to be an ordinary, boring, disappointing, less entertaining and very disgusting fight no thanks to Mayweather pulling out all kinds of tricks just to survive the fight, even at the expense of losing en Read Full Story >>>
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
Manny Pacquiao came to fight, Floyd Mayweather wanted to box.
The boxer won.
Let’s accept that and move on. Pacquiao remains a beloved figure in the Philippines and an inspiration to the impoverished masses.
I bou Read Full Story >>>
HBO Sports to Present Replay of FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO, 5/9
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 05 May 2015
HBO Sports presents FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO, the replay of their high-stakes world welterweight unification title fight, SATURDAY, MAY 9 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. The Pay-Per-View broadcast team, which was ring Read Full Story >>>
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 >>>
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