|Abel Sanchez: “I think Manny Pacquiao makes too many mistakes and Mayweather’s a master so he’s gonna make him pay”|
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Abel Sanchez is widely regarded as one of the best trainers in the sport today and his work particularly with IBO/WBA middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin, is getting him the most acclaim. Golovkin is coming off a dominant TKO11 win over tough contender Martin Murray, a performance that left many Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao arrives in LA to begin training
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao arrived at Los Angeles International Airport at 8:05 pm on Saturday, February 28 (Sunday Manila time) to officially begin training camp for his May 2 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 knockouts) of General Santos City, Philippines had left t Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO HITS L.A.!
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
The world's only 8-division champion and WBO welterweight titleholder Filipino superstar Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao arrives at the Los Angeles airport Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) to begin his training camp Read Full Story >>>
Frampton stops Avalos in five to retain IBF Super Bantamweight title
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Frampton stops Avalos in five to retain IBF Super Bantamweight title
San Diego, CA - February 28, 2014- Carl Frampton made the first defense of the IBF Super Bantamweight title with a 5th round stoppage over American mandat Read Full Story >>>
OLIVA LOSES BY 5TH ROUND TKO AGAINST NERY IN MEXICO
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
General Santos City's Jether Oliva failed in his second attempt to win in the country of Mexico Saturday night, where he lost via TKO in the 5th round against undefeated prospect Luis Nery at the Centro De Convenciones in Rosarit Read Full Story >>>
The Superfight Edition: Pacquiao vs. Mayweather [Vol.I]: "47-1"
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
"No longer types to talk tougher and mumble sh*t/ (this is) some Mike Buffer "Let's get ready to rumble" sh*t/ Its bricks, getting thrown from them and from the sticks/ records gettin spun but the only one that matters is who won"
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images
T@z, from "Money on Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Shamed Into Fight He Is Deathly Afraid Of
By Matthew R. Fellows, Liberty Voice, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Skip Bayless got it right, Floyd Mayweather was shamed into a fight he is deathly afraid of. In the six-year buildup fans have been feted with every imaginable excuse why Little Floyd could not and would not make the fight.
While many blame Pacquiao for sabotaging the original negotiations it is Read Full Story >>>
Can Pacquiao Knock Mayweather Out?
By Loren Mack , The Jakarta Globe, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
One of the more popular fight predictions in the Pacquiao-Mayweather stratosphere involves the Filipino ring icon stopping the unbeaten American within the distance. But is this at all possible given the various intricacies of this matchup? Let’s examine the facts.
On Nov. 14, 2009, against his f Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao likes underdog role but Mayweather favorite for reason
By Marcus Hondro , Digital Journal, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
While Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the early betting favorite to beat Manny Pacquiao on May 2 and keep his unblemished record it is not by much. And more pundits and former fighters seem to feel Mayweather has the edge, but again not by much.
Pacquiao back in U.S. to train
But Pacquiao, who is b Read Full Story >>>
Arum Could See Mayweather-Pacquiao Split $300 Million
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is very excited with the overwhelming fan reaction to the upcoming super-fight between welterweight champions Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, which takes place on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The pay-per-view is expected to break all of the current recor Read Full Story >>>
Mares could earn spot on Mayweather-Pacquiao undercard with win on NBC card
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Abner Mares is professional enough to not let his mind wander too far beyond his next fight. But Mares admits the idea of fighting on the undercard of the May 2 megafight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is quite appealing.
“It’s hard not to think about it. Any fighter would want t Read Full Story >>>
A Look At Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao
By Kayla Lewis, 8countnews, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
It's been a little over a week since the boxing world received its wish of the past 6 years. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have finally come to terms and agreed to meet in the ring on May 2, 2015.
On a personal level, I truly had my doubts about whether the fight would ever finalize and had Read Full Story >>>
Carl Frampton retains IBF title with brutal victory over Chris Avalos
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Carl Frampton retained his International Boxing Federation super bantamweight title with a brutal fifth round stoppage of mandatory challenger Chris Avalos in Belfast on Saturday night. Read Full Story >>>
Fury Hammers Hammer
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Flair and tear it might have been, but Klitschko, while stylistically a world apart, has some flair and tear of his own…
Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, England, undefeated Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) put his mark, actually several marks, on Romanian heavyweight Christian Hammer (17-4 Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather vs Bob Arum? Promoter insists “There is no great feud"
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Now that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have agreed to terms for a historic meeting on May 2nd, every fight fan can breathe a collective sigh of relief.
For years, many fervent Mayweather supporters believed the clamored super fight would never happen while the Filipino Congressman remained Read Full Story >>>
Ariza starts work on Floyd
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
The major players of training camp—Floyd Sr. and uncle Roger, renowned cutman-wraps specialist Rafael Garcia and conditioning coach Alex Ariza—have been told to report for active duty.
The start of training camp for Mayweather will be exactly two months before the 38-year-old Michigan-born fighte Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Sr.: “Stupid @$$ Freddie, Out Of His Crazy @$$ Mind!”
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
The Mayweather Boxing Channel on Youtube released a video of Floyd Mayweather Sr. voicing his opinion on Freddie Roach’s assertion that Manny Pacquiao would put Floyd Jr. on the canvas in their May 2nd fight.
Floyd Sr. has a reputation for being somewhat “forward” when being interviewed, and that Read Full Story >>>
A promise of war from Floyd Mayweather
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
UNLIKE Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn’t say he’s going for a knockout.
All Mayweather could promise was that he would be smarter.
“I’m just ready to go out there and be exciting, be smart and be exciting,” he to Read Full Story >>>
Oliva fights in Mexico today
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
REIGNING World Boxing Federation Asia-Pacific flyweight champion Jether Oliva of the Philippines will fight the undefeated Mexican Luis Nery on Feb. 28 in Tijuan, Baia California in Mexico.
Oliva is accompanied by hi Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum -- I'll Hook Ronda Rousey Up ... Free Tix to Pacquiao Fight!
TMZ.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Ronda Rousey can rest a little easier -- she won't have to pay MILLIONS for a ticket to the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight ... 'cause she's getting her tix for free ... TMZ Sports has learned!
The UFC badass told us earlier this week that she was concerned about the ticket prices for the fight of Read Full Story >>>
Arum on Frenzy For Mayweather-Pacquiao Tickets
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Ticket price points still have yet to be established for the May 2 superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, yet demand has already exceeded any available supply.
Once they are set, it’s highly unlikely that the sport’s true and every day fans will have any access to tickets. It’s j Read Full Story >>>
Palace rejects tax break for Pacquiao
By Joel M. Sy Egco, The Manila Times, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Malacañang on Saturday said granting special tax privileges to world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao at this time will only raise more questions and should be deferred for further consultation with the internal revenue bureau.
Reacting to a proposal by Sen. Aquilino P Read Full Story >>>
Brook, Khan camps in early talks
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
When Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally agreed to their May 2 megafight, the big loser was welterweight contender Amir Khan.
Had the fight not been made, Khan, a former unified junior welterweight titleholder, was a likely next opponent for either man. But now Khan is left to take a Read Full Story >>>
EXCITED PACQUIAO LEAVES FOR WILD CARD AFTER ONE LAST PBA GAME
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
An excited eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao left for Los Angeles last night to begin serious training under celebrated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach who just won his 7th “Trainer of the Year” award from the B Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao and punching power: "It's the weirdest thing," Shane Mosley insisted
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
In May 2011, fight great Shane Mosley lost a wide decision to Manny Pacquiao who entered as the top pound-for-pound fighter and No. 1 welterweight in the world according to The RING Magazine.
In that bout, Shane was floored in Round 3 and, from that point forward, remained extremely tentative. Pa Read Full Story >>>
Whatever happens in boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jnr is in control
By Tim Noonan, South China Morning Post, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Floyd is in control. At this stage it's impossible to deny, so don't even try. When "Control Freaks Are Us" sits down for its annual meeting, the politburo in Beijing and the green jackets of Augusta National wait for Floyd to show up so the gathering can officially begin. Floyd Mayweather Jnr is th Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao off to Los Angeles
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao seemed more concerned trying to steer his Kia team to victory last night than he was about the long trip up ahead.
Pacquiao arrived at The Arena in San Juan just moments before tip-off. He was in street clothes and was not ready to play.
Then he flew to Los Read Full Story >>>
What Must Pacquiao Do To Give Mayweather 47-1 Record: Here's What Experts Think
By Aaron Mamiit, Tech Times, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
The long-awaited fight between the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather and Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is finally pushing through on May 2, with the spectacle expected to shatter boxing revenue records.
Fans of the sport have been waiting for a Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for years, as the two welter Read Full Story >>>
Viloria picks Manny over Floyd on pts
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Former WBC/IBF lightflyweight and WBA-WBO flyweight champion Brian Viloria said the other day he expects a close fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather in their 12-round WBC-WBA-WBO lineal unification welterweight showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas o Read Full Story >>>
PAYPA LOSES BY 1ST ROUND TKO IN OPBF TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
The 16 fight winning streak of Filipino 21 year old Jimmy Paypa came to a screeching halt when he suffered a 1st round TKO at the hands of Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation super bantamweight champion Shingo Wake of Japan on Friday at the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
Wake who was making his fif Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Knicks outlast Pistons in 2OT thriller
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- Still in the hunt for a playoffs berth in the Eastern Conference, the Detroit Pistons had a golden opportunity to gain some headway Friday night when they hosted the hapless, Carmelo Anthony-less New York Knicks.
It turned out be a massive opportunity loss as Detroit shot just 40.2 p Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Butler, Noah tame Wolves, 96-89
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- With a depleted line-up, Jimmy Butler and Joakim Noah came to the rescue and helped the Chicago Bulls avoid an upset loss at the hands of the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Butler had 28 poi Read Full Story >>>
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