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By Eddie Alinea,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

LOS ANGELES– Filipinos, who have been starving to see their boxing icon Manny Pacquiao fight in flesh will have that opportunity after a long nine years of waiting. Pacquiao, the reigning World Boxing Organization   
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Keidel: Money, Mayhem And Madness
By Jason Keidel, CBS Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
So seven days from now, a seismic sporting event will take place in Las Vegas — a place prone to hyperbole. And while countless people — pundits, cable executives, media and the masses — are taking credit for the occurrence on May 2, the credit goes to two men, and to the historic happenstance of  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather, Pacquiao not likely to put on power show
By Associated Press, Press of Atlantic City, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS - Tommy Hearns understood what was expected from him the night 30 years ago when he stepped into the ring to face Marvin Hagler for the middleweight title. There would be no running. There wouldn't even be that much boxing. "I knew before I got in the ring I had to put a show on for   Read Full Story >>>

By Reni M. Valenzuela,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

What’s news about it? 500 tickets for “Mayweather-Pacquiao” were reportedly sold out in minutes ten days before the actual event. Why not? What’s new? What’s special? Try to announce and sell 500 lotto tickets to the world   
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Palembang, Indonesia- Two of three ABAP boxers in the semifinals made it to the Finals of the 22nd President's Cup being held at the Palembang Sports and Convention Center here. Nesthy Petecio, who won silver in   
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By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
BEIJING – The Capital Arena hosted two boxing cards last Friday – FIST FIGHT and FIST OF POWER III. The former, which was held first in the afternoon, had nine pairs of four rounders while the third edition of Fist of Power saw Randy Petalcorin of the Philippines retain his WBA interim light flyweig  Read Full Story >>>

Ritehook Promotions Returns to Mississippi May 2!, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Ticket includes Live Fights plus Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight! Biloxi, MS (April 24, 2015) – Ritehook Promotions in association with Reved Entertainment and Pier6 Promotions will present a one-of-a-kind evening of boxing featuring live fights and the fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather an  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Will Have His First Childhood Mentor in His Corner
By Ankur Sinha, Liberty Voice, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will have his first childhood mentor and trainer, his father, Floyd Mayweather Sr. in his corner for his biggest fight. Mayweather Sr. still remembers the moment when he had realized that his son would grow up and be the champion in the boxing ring. This was when Mayweather Jr.   Read Full Story >>>

Las Vegas making big money on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight
By Associated Press, Fox Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That's more than 13 times   Read Full Story >>>

Bettors banking on a draw in epic Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
By George Willis, New York Post, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Bettors looking to make money on the upcoming welterweight championship fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are placing their money on a draw. According to, odds for a draw have fallen from 22-1 when betting opened at the MGM sports book in February down to 8-1, heading int  Read Full Story >>>

Manny wants to be friends with Floyd, maybe even convert him to his faith
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—For God, for country. And maybe even for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Manny Pacquiao continues to exude confidence as time shuffles to fight night against the undefeated Mayweather, telling reporters that he is open to being friends with his brash American rival after they collide on May 2 at M  Read Full Story >>>

Roach: Really Strange, No Mayweather Rematch Clause
By Edward Chaykovsky,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Freddie Roach, who trains WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, finds it very strange that Floyd Mayweather Jr. did not request a rematch clause for the upcoming May 2nd mega-fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather has had a rematch clause in place for most of his high profile pay-per  Read Full Story >>>

Hall of Famer 'Big' George Foreman picks Pacquiao to edge Mayweather
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Former heavyweight champion "Big" George Foreman is no stranger to big fights. He lost his heavyweight title to Muhammad Ali in 1974 in a bout which became known as "The Rumble in the Jungle." That fight marked the invention of the term, "Rope-a-Dope," in which Ali laid back on the ropes and allowed  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao v/s Mayweather: Who will land the final punch?
By Somesh Chandran, DNA India, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
In a clash of titans, Manny Pacquiao will face Floyd Mayweather on May 2nd 2015. The highly awaited bout between these two boxing greats seems to have put the boxing world in frenzy. After all it’s a fight that took over five years to materialize. Mayweather made the initial approach back in 2009 an  Read Full Story >>>

How does it feel to beat Floyd Mayweather?
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
MANILA, Philippines – For Floyd Mayweather Jr, life is about winning. As a child he says he would race his friends to see who could tie their shoes the fastest. At 38 years old, he continues to apply that mindset to his professional boxing career, earning him an unbeaten 47-0 (26 knockouts) record a  Read Full Story >>>

LOVERRO: Former local P.R. gurus in Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao corners
By Thom Loverno, The Washington Times, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
ANALYSIS/OPINION: When Fred Sternburg began working for Charlie Brotman’s public relations firm, he got a taste of the boxing world when he helped out with the publicity for Sugar Ray Leonard’s historic bout against Marvin Hagler and Leonard’s rematch with Tommy Hearns. But it was working wit  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Unlikely to Disappoint
By Ivan G. Goldman, Boxing Insider, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Yes, the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao super-fight May 2 might turn out to be a flop. That’s possible in any fight and sometimes it’s nobody’s fault. For example, I recall seeing a first-round head clash that caused the contest to be stopped. What are you gonna do? Also, the hype surro  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao trainer rivalry escalates: Will there be another big fight May 2?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
There's probably as much animosity between the trainers of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao as the fighters themselves. .....And perhaps more. For years Freddie Roach and Floyd Mayweather Sr have exchanged heated, very hurtful words as the rivalry between the two men appears to have climaxe  Read Full Story >>>

No ‘grand arrival’ for Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas?
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
It’s no secret Bob Arum is less than enamored with the management of the MGM Grand. But since Arum has very little say in what happens in next week’s megafight between Manny Pacquiao, whom he promotes, and Floyd Mayweather Jr., whom he used to promote, Arum is making use of what leverage he does hav  Read Full Story >>>

Roach on Ellerbe: He Knows Nothing, Can't Even Spell Box
By Edward Chaykovsky,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
On Thursday, Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe had some choice words for Manny Pacquiao and members of his camp. Pacquiao's promoter, Bob Arum of Top Rank, revealed yesterday that his boxer is not taking part in the traditional fight week grand arrivals at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquia  Read Full Story >>>

'Outside the Lines' examines Floyd Mayweather’s history of domestic violence
By Nate Scott, USA Today, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
In this segment from ESPN’s Outside the Lines, John Barr reports on boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his history of domestic violence. From the segment: ESPN: In your case, there’s been actual convictions and no governing body has ever suspended you or sanctioned you. What message do you think t  Read Full Story >>>

Former UFC champ Tito Ortiz drops over $250,000 on Mayweather/Pacquiao tickets
Fox Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
hen MMA made it out of the dark ages, when the sport wasn't even allowed on pay-per-view, it was fighters like Tito Ortiz who helped bring a new wave of fans and he benefited by becoming one of the faces of the UFC as well as one of the highest-paid athletes in the sport. Ortiz hasn't fought in t  Read Full Story >>>

Diddy -- $250,000 Bet with Mark Wahlberg ... Over Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Wanna see a couple of rich guys demonstrate their richness in ridiculous fashion? Well, here's Diddy and Mark Wahlberg making a $250,000 bet on the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight ... like it ain't no thing. Diddy's got Floyd. Mark's got PacMan. The best part of the video is how casually th  Read Full Story >>>

Klitschko-Jennings more than a Mayweather-Pacquiao warm-up, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
WLADIMIR Klitschko was joking this week he was happy his heavyweight title defence against Philadelphia native Bryant Jennings Saturday night at the Garden isn’t on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao May 2 at Las Vegas — even though it feels that way. With constant commotion ab  Read Full Story >>>

Story of heartbreak inspired ‘Lalaban’ song
By Nimfa U. Rueda, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES—On his popular TV program “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the ABC 7 talk show host elicited laughs when he belted out an awkward rendition of Manny Pacquiao’s entrance song, “Lalaban Ako Para sa Pilipino (I Will Fight for the Filipino).” But what inspired the song was no laughing matter. Behind   Read Full Story >>>

Klitschko brings baggage to NYC fight: his four title belts
By Associated Press,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
NEW YORK – It’s difficult to tell if Wladimir Klitschko has a tougher time holding up all his championship belts or defending them in the ring. That’s where he will be Saturday night, in Madison Square Garden for the first time in seven years, when he puts his four heavyweight championships on th  Read Full Story >>>

Till the Fat Man Sings
By Clarence George,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Wladimir Klitschko will defend his rainbow of belts tomorrow night at Madison Square Garden, taking on Bryant Jennings… “In the final instance civilization is always saved by a platoon of soldiers.”—Oswald Spengler Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 53 KOs) will defend his rainbow of belts tomorrow  Read Full Story >>>

Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao
By Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Las Vegas • Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That's more than 13 times the  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather Sr. “I don’t worry about his speed, power. He’s just another opponent”
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather Sr. is always good in front of the camera. The man credited with training one of the best fighters in boxing history from a young child to a mega superstar; he’s never short on words. The grand spectacle that is Mayweather-Pacquiao is next week. There is a lot of hoopla, snafus, and  Read Full Story >>>

Pop-store selling megafight merchandise opens in downtown Las Vegas
By Alan Snel, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
You’re probably not going to watch the Fight of the Century in person on May 2. But at least you can buy a $35 T-shirt — 0r even a $10,000 charcoal framed pastel — at a pop-up merchandise store that opened in a downtown Las Vegas parking lot at noon Friday. Posters, T-shirts, caps, boxing glov  Read Full Story >>>

A Forgivable Nap: Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings Preview
By Jimmy Tobin , The Cruelest Sport, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
After a seven-year hiatus, heavyweight kingpin Wladimir Klitschko returns to American soil Saturday, when he faces upstart Bryan Jennings at Madison Square Garden in New York. Klitschko’s return to the US, where he has not fought since winning a dull decision over Sultan Ibragimov in 2008, has   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao vs Lucas Matthysse: Why it may happen this fall
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
With Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao just around the corner, is it too early to speculate who the fighters will face next should there be no rematch? Pacquiao has stated he'll have at least two more bouts before retiring, and his next opponent will may largely depend on what happens next Satur  Read Full Story >>>


LOS ANGELES -- Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao works out at the Pan-Pacific Park in La Brea district Friday morning as he tapers down in his training as the countdown to his fight of the century against undefeated pound  
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Top Fighters Of This Generation Prepare To Square Off On Saturday, May 2 At The MGM Grand Garden Arena LAS VEGAS (April 24, 2015) – There is just over one week until Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao square  
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Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Iron Boy XX, Bronco Billy, Lilly Keating & More
By Don Smith,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Boxing fans, It is hard to believe that Iron Boy Promotions will present its’ 20th show on April 25th at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix. CEO Robert Vargas has tapped into the local boxing talent pool and signed a number of Arizona “prospects” including Francisco C de Vaca, Victor Castro, Joey Rue  Read Full Story >>>


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