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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 >>>

By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

Melvin “Top Gun” Gumban will make the first defense of his Philippine superflyweight title against Rene “Commander” Dacquel on Saturday April 25 at the Super Metro of Lapulapu City. The 25 year old unbeaten ALA gym bóx  
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NBA Playoffs -- Warriors stun Pels in Game 3, soar to 3-0 lead
By Absalon Inocian, Jr.,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

New Orleans – Can the Pelicans bounce back in game 3? That was the big question mark when the New Orleans Pelicans lost the first two games of their best-of-7 first-round series against the Golden State Warriors.  
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After He Beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., They Said, O.K, Now Do It Again
By John Branch, The New York Times, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — In the industrial area behind Circus Circus, where tourists do not venture intentionally, is a squat cinder block building that houses Barry’s Boxing Center. Inside, high on a wall crowded with framed photographs of boxers, familiar and not, is the defeated face of Floyd Mayweather Jr.   Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach scoffs at notion that Manny Pacquiao is uptight or nervous
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
One of the reasons why attorneys usually sweat out a jury's decision is because two people can frequently see the same set of facts in vastly different ways. And that's what is happening, in a sense, during the buildup to the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden   Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach scoffs at notion that Manny Pacquiao is uptight or nervous
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
One of the reasons why attorneys usually sweat out a jury's decision is because two people can frequently see the same set of facts in vastly different ways. And that's what is happening, in a sense, during the buildup to the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao promises Freddie Roach a knockout of Floyd Mayweather
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Freddie Roach dispatched his oldest brother, Al, to New York to collect the famed trainer’s seventh Eddie Futch trainer of the year award at Friday night’s Boxing Writers’ Assn. of American dinner in New York. Roach said Friday he’s received assurance from his top fighter, Manny Pacquiao, that aw  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao 2015 Who Will Be Win This Historic Fight
By Douglas Gray, Observer Chronicle, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are finally set to meet in the ring after negotiating on and off for more than five years, but there’s no guarantee the May 2 bout will be the only fight between boxing’s top stars. As the most profitable match in the sport’s history gets closer, there is speculat  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather, Justin Bieber huge favorites over Manny Pacquiao, Jimmy Kimmel
By Michael Marley,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Oddsmakers at told Friday that the so-called "Hollywood Dream Match" between cagey veteran and late night show host Jimmy Kimmel and Canadian crooner Justin Bieber looks like it will be a nightmare for the older entertainer. "They won't be accepting any wagers as this is ju  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao's rise to the top
By Gareth A Davies,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
He starts life in poverty, as a street urchin, makes his way to Manila, and starts to box. He boxes for $2 dollars a time and sends half of it each time to his mother to help raise his five siblings. Over the course of the next 20 years, Manny Pacquiao, through his boxing, humility and honesty b  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao 2015: 3 Reasons Why Manny Will Upset Floyd On May 2
By Greg Price, International Business Times, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
An undisputed and undefeated five-division champion, Floyd Mayweather will enter the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas as a massive favorite over from-a-distance rival Manny Pacquiao on May 2. The 38-year-old Mayweather has earned the nickname “Money” both for his business acumen and for being one of the  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: An analysis of next weekend’s mega-fight
By Edward Long, The Kansa City Star, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
With the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao mega-fight just a week away (May 2 in Las Vegas), we sought analysis from one of Kansas City’s most successful boxers: Greg Suttington, who graduated from Wyandotte High in 1984 and won a national Golden Gloves championship as a heavyweight in 1990. Su  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao supremely confident
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – In 47 fights, nobody could make head or tail of Floyd Mayweather. Next week in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao will become the first to prove that he has the cocky American fighter “all figured out” after their scheduled 12-round welterweight unification match. “I already know what to   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao packs an incredibly lucrative punch
By Thomas Heath, Washington Post, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
It is billed as the richest boxing match ever. The Las Vegas welterweight championship unification bout May 2 between the world’s ranking richest athlete, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Filipino politician Manny Pacquiao (11th-richest athlete) will make them even wealthier, to the tune of at least $10  Read Full Story >>>

Marvelous Marvin Hagler hopes Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather can wage ‘War’, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Abu Dhabi: It’s been billed in hyperbolic terms typical as boxing’s ‘Fight of the Century’ — but will Floyd Mayweather’s feverishly anticipated welterweight showdown with Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on May 2 live up to the hype? Will it be an era-defining clash like Muhammad Ali’s ‘Rumble in th  Read Full Story >>>

Klitschko-Jennings more than Mayweather-Pacquiao warmup
By George Willis, New York Post, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Wladimir Klitschko was joking this week he was happy his heavyweight title defense 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 abou  Read Full Story >>>

Worst Mayweather-Pacquiao Seats Will Still Cost $5,000
By Susanna Kim, ABC News, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Tickets for the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match, called the "fight of the century," have creeped up on Super Bowl prices, but what you’ll pay for the worst seat in the house might surprise you. Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face eight-division world champion Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao May 2, 3 p  Read Full Story >>>

Money Mayweather Meets the Press
By Robert Ecksel,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
God did his fair share of smiting in the past. Maybe we should ask the survivors of Sodom and Gomorrah what they think… “The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds  Read Full Story >>>

Get Ready To Win Another TOY Award, Manny Tells Freddie, Because KO Is Coming!
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
He doesn't ever recalling admitting this, in all his years, amidst all the wars he's engaged in. Freddie Roach, age 55, a fighter his whole life, who this evening receives his seventh BWAA Trainer of the Year award, in NYC, at the Boxing Writer's gala fete, told me that he admitted aloud that he   Read Full Story >>>

By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

BEIJING – Randy Petalcorin of the Philippines retained the WBA interim world light flyweight title by first round TKO against Ma Yi Ming of China at the Capital Arena here in Beijing. It was a swift and savage start by P  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

Tough and talented Filipino southpaw Randy “Razor” Petalcorin retained his WBA light flyweight title with a devastating first round knockout of Chinese challenger Ma Yi Ming on Friday in Beijing, China. An elated  
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PLUS: MARK STRIEGL VICTORIOUS IN BANTAMWEIGHT BOUT OVER CASEY SUIRE 24 April 2015 – Manila, Philippines: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned to the Mall of A  
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North Philly's Own Cheesesteak, Sumo Steaks, is Proud of Philadelphia Boxers, Bryant Jennings and Jesse Hart, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, April 24, 2015- North Philly's Own Cheesesteaks, Sumo Steaks, is proud to announce that their friends, fellow North Philadelphians, and big-hearted local community role models, Bryant Jennings and Je  
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After 28 month layoff, undefeated Angel Ocasio returns Saturday night at Harrahs Philadelphia, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Omar Douglas takes on former world title challenger Daniel Attah in main event plus undefeated, Christopher Brooker, Earl Newman, Stephan Shaw, Adam Kownacki, Stephen Fulton, Jovontae Starks and Raynell Williams Chester, PA (April 24, 2015)--TOMORROW NIGHT!!, April 25, boxing returns to Harrahs Phil  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao has won so much, some wonder what he might have lost
By Rick Maese, Washington Post, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood strip mall near Sunset and Vine contains a nail salon, a massage parlor, a Thai takeout joint, an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting place and, for several hours every afternoon, one of the best fighters on the planet. Manny Pacquiao is training for what will surely be the b  Read Full Story >>>

Column: Enjoy Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao this time; rematch unlikely, for many reasons
By David Mayo,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS -- Enjoy Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao when you see it — if you see it, given the $100 pay-per-view price — because there is only one reason to see it again. And while money is a very good reason, it only takes one side, presumably the winner's, to decide it isn't good enough, which   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: So what if he’s undefeated?
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – In five or six years waiting for this fight to happen, Manny Pacquiao seemed to have mastered Floyd Mayweather’s style. Pacquiao has Mayweather all figured out – inside and out. “Si Floyd, alam ko na ang style niya (I already know Floyd’s style),” said Pacquiao in an interview wi  Read Full Story >>>

Spar mate predicts Pacquiao KO victory
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—Getting laid-off from work opened up a window of opportunity for budding boxer Gloferson Ortizo, who was hired as one of Manny Pacquiao’s sparring partners in his preparation for Floyd Mayweather Jr. at Wild Card Gym here. The Bacolod-born Ortizo sparred for three rounds with Pacquiao o  Read Full Story >>>

NBA D-LEAGUE FINALS -- Santa Cruz Warriors beat Mad Ants, take Game 1, Sat, 25 Apr 2015

FORT WAYNE -- In a rematch of last year's NBA D-League Finals, the Santa Cruz Warriors came back from a large first half deficit to beat the Fort Wayne Mad Ants Monday night. A crowd of 3,318 swarmed the ant hill at Memorial Co  
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Ricky Hatton: Mayweather Sr’s Tactics Didn’t Work Against Pacquiao
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Former two-division world champion Ricky Hatton is questioning Floyd Mayweather Jr’s decision to be trained by his father for his upcoming super fight on May 2nd vs. Manny Pacquiao. Floyd Mayweather Sr. will train his son for the fifth time since reuniting in May 2013 for his title defense agains  Read Full Story >>>

Vegas closed-circuit telecasts sold out for Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
By Darren Rovell,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Less than a day after some 500 tickets made available to the public for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight sold out in mere minutes, the 10 closed-circuit venues in Las Vegas also have no seats remaining. A Ticketmaster representative confirmed Friday morning that all the venues -- all own  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather and Pacquiao Dead Serious About Mega-Fight
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Fans have made comments about the “toned-down” atmosphere surrounding the promotion of boxing’s biggest money fight, ever. Floyd Mayweather has been somber and, at times, stoic in the days and weeks leading up to this bout. Meanwhile, Manny Pacquiao has been downright inaccessible to media and fans   Read Full Story >>>

Inside the Ropes: Mayweather-Pacquiao Edition
By Ramon Aranda,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
We are only days away from fight week for the May 2 mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao and as expected, there are many going-ons over the course of the next 8 days that pertain to the fight. Here are some updates on what’s going down in the days leading up to boxing’s biggest   Read Full Story >>>


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