|People lost $1 billion on one-armed Pacquiao |
By Marv Dumon, Examiner.com, Wed, 06 May 2015
It's impossible for a one-armed fighter to win at boxing. And it'll be difficult for the "People's Champ" to win back the people's trust.
Here's the extent of the damage:
On Friday May 1st, the MGM Grand received a $500,000 wager on Manny Pacquiao. The innocent victim probably did not kn Read Full Story >>>
Dahlberg : Manny Pacquiao's camp deceived fans by hiding his injury
By Tim Dahlberg, The Associated Press, The Augusta Chronicle, Wed, 06 May 2015
LAS VEGAS — The people who paid $99.95 to watch at home had no clue.
Neither did those spending $40,000 or more for a ringside seat Saturday night in Las Vegas....
And, surely, the bettor who wagered $500,000 at the MGM Grand sports book on Manny Pacquiao to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. wasn’t in Read Full Story >>>
Boxing and horse racing aren't coming back (but they won't go away)
By Chris Korman, USA Today, Wed, 06 May 2015
Supporters of boxing and horse racing, two pursuits that dominated the sporting landscape of last century, like to point at a weekend like we just had as proof that their sports can be refurbished.
A dismal fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao probably drew more than 4 million pay-pe Read Full Story >>>
A multimillion-dollar class-action lawsuit has been filed over Pacquiao's shoulder injury
By Agence France Press, Business Insider, Wed, 06 May 2015
Two Nevada men filed a class-action lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao, seeking millions in damages because they say he fraudulently concealed a shoulder injury before his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
It is just the latest fallout from Mayweather's victory in Las Vegas on Saturday in a unanimous de Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather is genius and has to be appreciated... but I can't see him taking a fight against Kell Brook or Amir Khan
By Eddie Hearn, Mail Online (UK), Wed, 06 May 2015
I’ve just returned from Las Vegas and what was quite a surreal experience all round.
I guess we shouldn't really be surprised by how the fight turned out. We know that the casual fan wants to see two guys stand in the middle of the ring and go to war. But that just isn’t Floyd Mayweather’s style Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER WILLING TO GIVE PACQUIAO A REMATCH
Boxing Mirror, Wed, 06 May 2015
In a strange twist to the Manny Pacquiao injury saga, undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr who notched his 48th straight victory with a unanimous points decision over the eight division world champion has said he is willing to give the Filipino southpaw a rematch sometime in 2016 after Pacquiao recovers f Read Full Story >>>
Here’s What Floyd Mayweather Has to Say to Pacquiao and All the Haters
By Rishi Iyengar, TIME.com, Wed, 06 May 2015
In his 19-year career, the undefeated boxer says he has only had one excuse
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a message for Manny Pacquiao and everyone who’s against him.
“Nineteen years in the fight game and I’ve had one excuse: Don’t have an excuse,” said the boxer, who was booed by a large section o Read Full Story >>>
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Wed, 06 May 2015
Hun Sen can think what he wants. He can say what he wants. But he should refrain from judging a sport about which he knows so little…
They take boxing seriously in Asia. We know about the Philippines. Japan is in the mix. China is starting to make waves. But we shouldn’t neglect Cambodia, not while Read Full Story >>>
Dream Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Match Sinks into Swamp of Scandal
By Ivan G. Goldman, Boxing Insider, Wed, 06 May 2015
The post-fight stories about the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather extravaganza are moving fast and not terribly positive.
Various news outlets are busy quoting each other about the fact that members of the Manny Pacquiao team could be charged with perjury for failing to disclose his shoulder injur Read Full Story >>>
Will there be a Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch?
By Carlos Cinco, Rivals Sports Network, Wed, 06 May 2015
SINGAPORE — After Saturday night’s super fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao revealed a shoulder injury that will require surgery and will leave him sidelined for up to a year. He’s also facing potential legal problems by not disclosing the injury t Read Full Story >>>
Senate resolution commending Pacquiao filed
By Amita Legaspi, GMANews.tv, Wed, 06 May 2015
Despite his loss in his fight against Floyd Mayweather, a senator still wants to commend Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao "for his greatness inside and outside the ring."
Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito filed Senate Resolution No. 1307 entitled “Resolution Commending the People’s Champ Read Full Story >>>
Axl Rose - Axl Rose Demands Free Big Fight Rematch
contactmusic.com, Wed, 06 May 2015
Rocker Axl Rose Is Demanding A Repeat Of The Underwhelming Floyd Mayweather/manny Pacquiao Fight At The Weekend (02may15) - And This Time He Wants The Boxers To Hit The Ring For Free.
Picture: Axl Rose - Axl Rose leaving Tonteria nightclub on Sloane Square - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 9th A Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao: Explosive Scandal Mushrooming
By Matthew R. Fellows, Liberty Voice, Wed, 06 May 2015
It did not take long, in fact, the current explosive and mushrooming scandal involving the principles and management teams in the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight started three weeks prior to the actual fight. When Manny Pacquiao injured his shoulder in training and subsequent testing including an MRI indi Read Full Story >>>
Injections could’ve numbed Pacquiao to Mayweather’s punches – commission
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Wed, 06 May 2015
LAS VEGAS, USA – Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett says that he does not know of any situation in the last 15 years where a fighter had a pain killer injected into their shoulder on fight night.
But that’s not to say that it couldn’t have happened.
Speaking with Rapple Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather v Pacquiao rematch on cards - but Floyd holds the key to MayPac superfight part two
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, Wed, 06 May 2015
Like it or not, Las Vegas loves a rematch – especially when the first fight spews money. You only have to look back to 2012 and recall Floyd Mayweather was allowed to fight Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand, having been convicted of domestic violence. His 90-day prison term was held in abeyance until af Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather - Three Strikes and Still Not Out
By Marc Livitz, The Sweet Science, Wed, 06 May 2015
We’re in this together all the way until our cable bill arrives. One hundred dead presidents to see what was supposed to be the fight to not only put boxing back on the sporting map, but to keep it there as well. It's only a matter of days until we hear just how many pay per view buys were registere Read Full Story >>>
Fans feeling ripped off file lawsuit over Pacquiao-Mayweather fight
By Ed Graney, Las Vegas Review Journal, Wed, 06 May 2015
You knew this was coming sure as you knew watching a Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight would allow you ample food and bathroom breaks without fear of missing any significant action. You get what you pay for with Floyd.
Lots of free time.
(Not so) breaking news: The first lawsuit has been filed.
It Read Full Story >>>
Manny troubles ahead?
Mumbai Mirror, Wed, 06 May 2015
Pacquiao likely to face disciplinary action for failing to disclose a pre-bout shoulder injury.
The fallout from the "Fight of the Century" became murkier on Monday with possible lawsuits in the works and Manny Pacquiao likely to face disciplinary action for failing to disclose a pre-bout should Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Is Facing a $5 Million Class-Action Lawsuit
By Kevin McSpadden, TIME.com, Wed, 06 May 2015
Controversy over that shoulder injury intensifies
Manny Pacquiao’s Hometown Fans Dejected but Still Plan Hero’s Welcome
See the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Recreated as a Game of Punch-Out!!
The Little-Known Creation Myth of Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao has been named in a $5 million cl Read Full Story >>>
Sweet science proves it can go the distance
By Donny Mahoney, Independent.ie, Wed, 06 May 2015
On last Friday night's Off the Ball, we spoke to legendary boxing writer and 'Newark Star-Ledger' columnist Jerry Izenberg about Mayweather-Pacquiao and whether this was boxing's last big night.
"No," said Izenberg firmly. His feeling is that boxing would not only endure but inspire because, as a Read Full Story >>>
The Media Credential Snafus For Mayweather Vs Pacquiao (And The General Disaster Of It Normally)
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Wed, 06 May 2015
Normally, media credentialing for boxing matches is a subject of bellybutton gazing that doesn’t warrant even a passing mention. For Mayweather vs Pacquiao, it turned into a mainstream media story, of all things.
That’s because Rachel Nichols of CNN and Michelle Beadle of ESPN — who have put a sp Read Full Story >>>
Showtime, HBO produce superb telecast even if fight wasn't so good
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Wed, 06 May 2015
When HBO and Showtime struck a deal to work together on last week’s Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao superfight, it wasn’t easy. Both networks have their way of doing things and they had to sort through myriad details to produce the telecast.
In the end, they got through and gave viewers a quality Read Full Story >>>
Playing Mexican national anthem at big fight was an insult
By Ruben Navarrette Jr., SFGate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015
The people who put together the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao had a special Cinco de Mayo gift for Latino boxing fans: a finger in their eye.
I can’t believe the organizers and promoters — which included Top Rank Inc., Mayweather Promotions, Showtime and HBO — arrange Read Full Story >>>
Post-#MayPac Bout: Pandemonium on Social Media
Rappler, Wed, 06 May 2015
After five years of anticipation and brewing excitement, the world finally found itself scooting to the edge of its seat, as the ‘Fight of the Century’ took place last May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Boxing fans from all over the world clung to their high expectations, tweeting and exp Read Full Story >>>
Did Jimmy Kimmel bring bad luck to Manny Pacquiao?
Philippine Entertainment Portal, Wed, 06 May 2015
Jimmy Kimmel told his Jimmy Kimmel Live audience last night, about his experience being in Manny Pacquiao's entourage during the Filipino boxer's May 2nd fight against Floyd Mayweather, held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The American late night show host was grateful to the Pinoy bo Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight: "Fraud Of The Century"
By Leigh Steinberg, Forbes.com, Wed, 06 May 2015
The boxing match-up Saturday night was billed as the “Fight of the Century”, a massively hyped event. A series of events made the bout the “Fraud of the Century”, starting with the fact that the century is only fifteen years old. It was the match that every boxing fan wanted desperately to see six y Read Full Story >>>
Armour: One Mayweather-Pacquiao bout was enough, we don't need another
By Nancy Armour, USA Today, Wed, 06 May 2015
Once was more than enough.
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao ran the perfect scam, fleecing fans $100 for the privilege of watching what was panned almost universally as a glorified sparring session. Fight of the Century? More like Farce of the Century.
But like every good swindler, Mayweath Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: No interim fight as Mayweather open to rematch
By Dino Maragay, The Philippine Star, Wed, 06 May 2015
LOS ANGELES – Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he is willing to take on Manny Pacquiao in a rematch after the Filipino icon heals from his shoulder injury.
Mayweather made his interest known in a text message to ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith.
"I will fight him in a year after his surgery," the undefeated A Read Full Story >>>
Attorney general’s office investigating Pacquiao’s shoulder injury
Las Vegas Review Journal, Wed, 06 May 2015
A state lawyer assigned to the Nevada Athletic Commission is investigating the circumstances surrounding Manny Pacquiao’s injured shoulder and the boxer’s request for an anti-inflammatory drug nearly three hours before he fought Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Athlet Read Full Story >>>
Despite loss, Pacquiao still a big boost to ‘Pinoy Pride’
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Wed, 06 May 2015
LAS VEGAS — ALA Promotions President and CEO Michael P. Aldeguer said Manny Pacquiao is still, and will always be a pride of the entire Filipino nation despite falling short in his mission of becoming the first boxer to inflict defeat on pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Battling through Read Full Story >>>
Former Pinoy champion Denver Cuello says shoulder injury might force Manny Pacquiao to retire
By JM Siasat, GMANews.tv, Wed, 06 May 2015
If someone can relate to Manny Pacquiao's shoulder injury, it has to be his compatriot, world rated boxer Denver Cuello of Iloilo.
Cuello, 28, also injured his shoulder and tore his rotator cuff in his lone world title attempt against Xiong Zhao Zhong of China in 2013.
Cuello was a huge favori Read Full Story >>>
Will Mayweather-Pacquiao pay-per-view record ever be broken?
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 06 May 2015
Whatever the final sales figure for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view happens to be, it's going to be a long time before another fight comes close to approaching it.
Sales are still being totaled and it's not likely that an announcement will be made until the end of the week, at th Read Full Story >>>
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fuk all of u pinoys who turned your back on Manny by Frighty
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Play by Play of Pac vs May (i watched it in slowmo) by spidey102279
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Manny Pacquiao could be prosecuted for perjury by CanadianMan
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What is left for Manny Pacquiao after losing this fight by Master Bates
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Let's give the REMATCH a title!!! by XYZ
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FLOYD'S OPEN FOR REMATCH.. by Indomitable_Soldier
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Floyd should be investigated by NSAC too by mysql
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Did Chavit knows that PAC got injured shoulder b4 d' fight? by bobidfan
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Manny said he came 100% before round 4 by Lapu2x
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Injections could’ve numbed Pacquiao by spidey102279
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Survey says!!!! by Dyondyons
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butthurt, sore loser pactard award by lytbendah
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FLOYD MAYWEATHER SET-UP PACQUIAO IN HUGE FIGHT SCAM by Ultimate Boxing Fan
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I love Micahel Koncz by Dyondyons
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Do Pacquiao deserve to a Rematch with Floyd? by Indomitable_Soldier
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Would you join in the class-action lawsuit? by bringpacmantobigd
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Mayweather vs Pacquiao GIF by underoath
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is crying upon reading the comments.. by Right Uppercut
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Did Floyd declare his injury on NSAC?double standard by dan44
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Pacquiao WON THE FIGHT by Frighty
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Only a fool believed Mayweather won a wide margin. by PIDOY
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Does it hurt, getting slapped? by Ferdsvern
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Will Manny get surgery? He is religious so probably not by pinoypalakamongoloid
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Watch Manny's PH Press Statement.. by Lapu2x
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ALL BOXERS SHOULD FIGHT LIKE FLOYD by pixelpoint
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HBO v SHOWTIME: WHO COVERED THE BORE OF THE YEAR BETTER??? by pedhater
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And Still !!!!!!! by Dyondyons
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ESPN first take's by HEADBUTT
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Video: Mayweather vs Pacquiao HBO-Showtime Coverage by phlebotomist
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He (Floyd) finally fought me.. by chaphosah
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YES!! CALL ME DELUSIONAL BUT I THINK WE'LL GET A REMATCH by gonzalesdanielluigi
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MAYPAC BLAME GAME: Who's at fault here? by martiangod20
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Pacquiao: I have 10,000 angels by IGOROT
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Mayweather: I was beating him easy, it was an easy fight ! by chaphosah
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Michael Koncz Should be fired ! by relicsun
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FLOYD OFFERS MANNY A REMATCH! by SaDiSTa
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Will You Watch a MayPac Rematch? by tyler_durden
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Pacquiao got schooled and wanted a rematch. What? by tagacapitolio
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Stupid Things Manny did or said Pre-Fight. by LAonAgoodSTART
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