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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, 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  
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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 >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, 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,, 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,, 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  
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NBA -- Clips hand Grizzlies rare home loss
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani,, Sun, 01 Mar 2015

LOS ANGELES -- With four of five starters scoring in double figures, the Los Angeles Clippers stunned the Memphis Grizzlies, 97-79, on Friday night at the FedEx Forum. Chris Paul orchestrated the Clippers onslaugh  
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Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: What the ‘experts’ are saying
By Lev Jackson, The Province, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Since news broke that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally meet in boxing’s richest fight, every journalist and their dog have become overnight boxing experts, locked and loaded with their opinion. Due to the sheer magnitude of the event, just about every news outlet around the world   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao puts on game face as training camp looms
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Pacquiao spends his final hours in Manila coaching his basketball team. Training for his mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather awaits him in Los Angeles MANILA, Philippines – It’s two minutes before tip-off and both the KIA Carnival and Blackwater Elite are already on the court at San Juan Arena await  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao as pro baller 'healthy' for PBA - Guiao
By Marisse Panaligan,, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Daniel Orton's tirade on Manny Pacquiao last week drew divided opinion from basketball fans. The former Purefoods import called Pacman a "joke" for playing hoops in the professional ranks, earning the ire of the boxing icon's fans and the approval of basketball purists who believe that the PBA is  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao reminds Kia to ‘stay positive’ after loss to Blackwater
By Mark Giongco, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines—Kia lead assistant coach Chito Victolero said Manny Pacquiao left the players with important reminders following a loss to Blackwater on Saturday before leaving the dugout to catch his scheduled flight to Los Angeles later in the night. Victolero said Pacquiao told the team to  Read Full Story >>>

Crawford v Dulorme and Pedraza v Dib lined up for vacant WBO and IBF belts
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
WBN have been notified by the WBO and the IBF that one each of their currently vacant titles are in negotiations to be contested in the coming months. Regarding the WBO super lightweight title Chris Algieri was stripped of following his decision to challenge Manny Pacquiao for the welterweight ve  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar Diaz: The Miracle Never Came
By Ted Sares,, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
We fans are extremely concerned when boxers such as Victor Burgos and Magomed Abdusalamov are damaged, but then we seem to forget them… “We need a miracle.”— Fernando Diaz, Oscar’s brother “I would never wish what happened to Oscar upon anyone. Oscar is a great guy, and a great competitor. God  Read Full Story >>>

By Reni M. Valenzuela,, Sat, 28 Feb 2015

Open your eyes. How relieving that the elusive fight will at last come true, but how disturbing that the pound-for-pound “lord” is being canonized by toxic opinions as a consequence. Contrary to what idolaters insist, Floyd   
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Floyd Mayweather Sr: “Manny Pacquiao is gonna bring his ass to the ring and get it whooped, real bad!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Transcribed by Michael Readman) Boxing trainer, Floyd Mayweather Sr. has the biggest test of his ability coming up, as he will be preparing his son for eight division world champion, Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao, in a fight that will take place on May 2nd. Senior has been asked for years about a potentia  Read Full Story >>>

Is Cotto Now Out In The Cold? Maybe, Maybe Not
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Now that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have agreed to face each other on May 2nd, and Saul Alvarez has signed on to fight James Kirkland the following weekend, WBC lineal middleweight champ Miguel Cotto 39-4 (32) is out in the cold, left with the worst possible opponent option—cough, Golovkin,  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum Talks Mayweather/Pacquiao: $100,000 Seats, 4-5 Million PPV Buys
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Bob Arum was interviewed on tonight’s ESPN Friday Night Fights telecast and predicted some pretty staggering numbers for the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight. “Staggering” may even be an understatement. As someone that has been expecting huge numbers for this fight, every number th  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar De La Hoya looking forward to Mayweather-Pacquiao
By Andrew L. John, The Desert Sun, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
It seems that everybody in the boxing industry has an opinion on what is being billed as the biggest fight ever, between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2. But few of those opinions carry as much weight as Oscar De La Hoya’s. The Olympic gold medalist   Read Full Story >>>

Cautious Pacquiao unafraid of risks in playing in PBA ahead of big fight
By Mark Giongco, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao knows there is a risk of him having an injury playing basketball that could prevent his May 2 super fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. from pushing through. Pacquiao though, said he is not afraid of getting hurt while on the court. “Hindi naman (Not really  Read Full Story >>>

How prime-time TV will help boxing’s new stars
By George Willis, New York Post, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Unbeaten welterweight Keith Thurman needed YouTube to learn about what some describe as boxing’s Golden Era. That’s when fighters from Muhammad Ali to Sugar Ray Leonard were consistently featured on network television and became the biggest stars in all of sports. “I’m 26 years old and was born a  Read Full Story >>>

L’Affaire Pacquiao: Dissecting the Cross-Cultural Beef Between Daniel Orton and the Filipino Champ
By Rafe Bartholomew, Grantland, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Start with the obvious: Was Daniel Orton, formerly of the Orlando Magic, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Philadelphia 76ers, kicked out of the Philippine Basketball Association for insulting Manny Pacquiao? That’s what the international press concluded earlier this week, when an Agence-France Presse s  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 28 Feb 2015

“Marvelous” Marvin Sonsona has sparred four rounds with former world champion Sugar Shane Mosley at his Big Bear training camp in California. In a conversation with his manager Dr. Rajan Yraola, Sonsona who has been   
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Tickets for Matthysse - Provodnikov Selling-Out!, Sat, 28 Feb 2015

Some seats still remain for April 18 fight Philadelphia (Feb. 27) -- First day tickets sales for the April 18 showdown between former World Champions Lucas "La Maquina" Matthysse and "The Siberian Rocky" Ruslan   
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Mayweather vs Pacquiao prediction: Why Manny faces an uphill battle
By Christopher Wirsing, Fight Saga, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Now that the biggest fight in history has been made, fans and experts can start the fun and exciting part of hyping the event via articles, conversations and chat rooms, and debating possible outcomes. Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao - Who do you think will win May 2nd? Trainers In the pa  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vs Mayweather Fight 2015 Preview, Analysis: Floyd Big Favorite But Pacman Has Style and Speed to Beat Him
By Mercy Soriano, Christian Times, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Boxing experts, analysts, and almost everyone have started weighing in on who will most likely win what promises to be "The Fight of the Century" between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Initial analyses point to a win by Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Roger Mayweather Let The Games Begin: “He [Mayweather] gon’ get rid of Pacquiao. Pacquiao can’t do shit with my nephew.”
By James Allen, Tha Boxing Voice, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Let the Gaaaaaaames begin. As soon as Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather(47-0, 26KO’s) vs Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao(57-5-2, 38KO’s) was officially announced, the time between then and their May 2nd date at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada was guaranteed to be filled with every imaginable titbit of information  Read Full Story >>>

Dougie’s Friday mailbag
By Doug Fischer,, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
MAYWEATHER WINS EASY Okay, it’s a foregone conclusion that Floyd f___s Pac up. The supposed mega-event created by the media will be another boring boxing exhibition by Maywether. He is the best at what he does, limit the action, sharp shoot. Pac cannot beat him and it will be just like most Maywe  Read Full Story >>>

Ex-UFC Star Kenny Florian -- Boxing Is Finished ... After Floyd/Manny Mega-Fight, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
Ex-UFC fighter Kenny Florian says boxing's days are numbered ... and the number is 64 ... 'cause that's how many days are left until the Mayweather/Pacquiao showdown, which Florian tells TMZ Sports is the sport's last hurrah. Florian -- who was a UFC badass from '05 to '12 -- was out at The Grov  Read Full Story >>>

Keidel: Boxing Needs Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout
By Jason Keidel, CBS Sports, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
In case you’ve been comatose the last week, a boxing match was announced last Friday. The tectonic bout, pitting Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao – or at least the possibility of it – has been the San Andreas Fault of the sweet science. It has felt like the entire sport has hung on every w  Read Full Story >>>

Matthew Aguilar: How big is Mayweather-Pacquiao fight? Check the list
By Matthew Aguilar, El Paso Times, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
After more than five years of lawsuits, countersuits, PED accusations, defamation rulings, YouTube insults and negotiations, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will finally meet for the welterweight championship of the world May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas. Some are calling it th  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to spar Sims, Ellis for Mayweather fight
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Two unbeaten fighters have been tabbed by trainer Freddie Roach to help Manny Pacquiao prepare for his May 2 super-fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Welterweight Rashidi Ellis (13-0, 10 knockouts) of Lynn, Massachusetts and lightweight Kennet  Read Full Story >>>

Peñalosa sees Pacquiao kayo win
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 28 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines–Manny Pacquiao by stoppage. That’s the bold prediction blurted out by two-time world division champion Gerry Peñalosa yesterday as to the outcome of Pacquiao’s megabuck bout with Floyd Mayweather on May 2 (May 3 in Manila) at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “I see Mayweather being   Read Full Story >>>


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