|Pacman, Mayweather hit US gyms Monday|
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines—Both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will officially start training on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) for their welterweight Super Fight on May 2 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao arrived in Los Angeles Saturday night and will rest the whole day Sunday for the tough eigh Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum lays down the making of Mayweather-Pacquiao
By Michael Woods, RingTV.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
All-time promotional legend Bob Arum has been at it since 1966, so when he is asked for the big-picture assessment of our Super Bowl fight, Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, ears should perk up.
Arum, age 83, has put together or been part of the craftmaking crew for some legendary affairs Read Full Story >>>
Floyd vs Manny fever hits an all time high
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Although many will argue that the highly anticipated match-up between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is five years too late, projected numbers for this historic endeavor suggests otherwise.
Both fighters are expected to make a career high payday on May 2nd, with projected earnings exceeding Read Full Story >>>
Who’s Tyson? Who’s Lennox?
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Voicing opinions is the prerogative of everybody, whether they know everything about boxing or very little…
Everybody is free to have their say about the upcoming superfight between Floyd Mayweather. There’s not a person alive, or so it seems, who doesn’t have an opinion about who will win. S Read Full Story >>>
No press tour with Pacquiao, Floyd
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
The May 2 showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is so big the camps of the two stars have opted to do away with the multi-city, cross-country, and international press tour that remains a norm to this day but was unprecedented in 1985 when Marvin Hagler fought Thomas Hearns.
Top Ran Read Full Story >>>
DEMARCUS CORLEY TABBED AS ONE OF FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S SPARRING PARTNERS FOR MANNY PACQUIAO CLASH
By John Russell, FightHype.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Former jr. welterweight champion DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley has been tabbed as one of the sparring partners that will work with undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather as he prepares for his highly-anticipated May 2 showdown with 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. Corley, who now co Read Full Story >>>
Viloria's Manager: Pacquiao Will Dominate Mayweather
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Speaking with the Philippine Star, veteran manager Gary Gittelsohn made a bold prediction - that Manny Pacquiao will dominate Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and walk away that night with the WBC/WBA/WBO welterweight titles around his waist.
"I strongly believe Mann Read Full Story >>>
By Bill Velasco, The Philippine Star, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Taking off from Saturday’s piece about the price of democracy, there are a few issues in sports today that are bound by the gray areas of responsibility and etiquette. In a nation known for being one of the heaviest users of social media, some lines are being crossed and liberties being taken in rea Read Full Story >>>
Your Burning Questions Answered: The Sunday Brunch
By Jesse Ian Lardies, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Hola familia y amigos, welcome to the number one weekly pugilistic paper from Panama all the way up to Orlando, Florida. This week we’re stylin’, profilin’, limousine riding and jet flying. Here, in The Sunday Brunch news room – Where we currently have more federal funding than NASA – we came across Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao gives congratulations to Ronda Rousey following her 14-second knockout over Cat Zingano
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
On Saturday night, Feb. 28, inside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., UFC star Ronda Rousey continued to impress, knocking out previously-undefeated Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds at UFC 184.
Rousey has garnered mainstream attention for her accomplishments and is one of the most-public Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao records entrance song for Mayweather superfight
By Marv Dumon, Examiner.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Manny Pacquiao, 36, will enter the ring to the blaring sound of his own voice when he faces Floyd Mayweather, Jr., 38, on May 2nd in Las Vegas. On Friday, the "Pacman" recorded a new song entitled "Lalaban Ako Para sa Pilipino" ("I Fight For Filipinos") at a studio in Los Angeles, where he is traini Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO ARRIVES IN L.A. TO PREPARE FOR THE 'REAL FIGHT'
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES – World eight-division boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has finally arrived here around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday to start his preparation for what he dubbed “real fight” of his life.
Pacquiao was Read Full Story >>>
No promise of KO from Pacquiao
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao is normally tight-lipped when asked to make a prediction.
Not even when his trainer, Freddie Roach, said a few days ago that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will get knocked out on May 2 at the MGM Grand.
Pacquiao would rather say he’d do his best and urge Mayweather Read Full Story >>>
Merchant: Mayweather-Pacquiao is More Like Lewis-Tyson
By Steve Kim, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
When you ask veteran boxing sage Larry Merchant this question - "Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao is the biggest fight since...." - it takes a awhile for him to answer.
"Mayweather-[Oscar] De La Hoya maybe in terms of interest," Merchant replies after more than just a few seconds.
Some have sa Read Full Story >>>
NBA Travels: Bucks find triumph in the midst of multiple adversities (PHOTOS)
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
MILWAUKEE -- With a 15-67 record, the Milwaukee Bucks finished the 2013-14 regular season with the worst record in the league.
And while a turnaround was expected following a coaching change, a high draft pick and Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Knicks trip Raptors, win back-to-back
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
NEW YORK -- With All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry taking the night off to rest, the New York Knicks beat Toronto Raptors, 103-98, on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
It was the second win in a row for the Knicks Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Warriors' Ezeli suspended for 1 game
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- When the Golden State Warriors face the Celtics Sunday night (Monday morning in Manila) at the TD Garden in Boston, they will do so without center Festus Ezeli.
The league suspended Ezeli for 1 game for "initiating an altercation" with Tornton's Tyler Hansbrough last Friday wh Read Full Story >>>
Josesito Lopez “I would give a slight advantage to Mayweather”
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Josesito Lopez takes on former welterweight world champion Andre Berto on 13 March as both are attempting to resurrect their careers after taking high-profile losses in recent history. Both will get a chance at redemption on Spike TV as part of Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions series.
But spe Read Full Story >>>
Limpag: Tax break for Pacman? Have we gone crazy?
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
MANNY Pacquiao is entitled to a P3.5-billion take from the purse alone from his mega fight with Floyd Mayweather. After taxes of course, his trainers will get a cut from his payout, but aside from the purse, he’s entitled to his share of the US pay-per-view income, which is projected to break the re Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's heavyweights coming alive
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
SONAHR: Halifax, Nova Scotia - March 1, 2015 - Don’t look now, but the long-moribund heavyweight division is showing signs of resurrection. Only two months into the new year, the winds of change – or, at least, excitement – are breezing through the ranks of the big boys.
In January, undefeated k Read Full Story >>>
“Chocolatito” Impresses Again
By Caryn A. Tate, Boxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Román González is an uncommon talent and it’s a pleasure to see him fight regardless of the level of his opponent…
In the sport of boxing in the United States, it’s all too common for bouts—particularly those involving the best fighters in the world—to only be viewable on premium channels, an Read Full Story >>>
TIME TO GET READY FOR SEPTEMBER NOW THAT MAY 2ND IS SET
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
I am one guy who loves to plan ahead. That’s just me and besides that’s how I was trained in my profession. That is why now that May 2nd has been set, and Pacquiao just got into town to initiate training, and Mayweather givin Read Full Story >>>
DONAIRE ARRIVES SAYS HE’S ‘A MAN ON A MISSION’
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Five division world champion and 2012 “Fighter of the Year” Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire arrived in Manila early Sunday morning and said he is “man on a mission” and ready to put on a show when he appears on ALA Read Full Story >>>
FANTASTIC FRAMPTON STOPS AVALOS IN FIVE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Framnpton scored a fantastic five round stoppage of mandatory American challenger Chris Avalos in what Sky Sports described as “five fearsome rounds in front of a packed and passionate crow Read Full Story >>>
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 >>>
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