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By Eddie Alinea,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015

LOS ANGELES - When Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao battles undefeated American welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr. May 2 in Las Vegas, the World Boxing Organization 147-pound kingpin will be celebrating three significant e  
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By Dong Secuya,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015

MACAU – Chinese two time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming, who challenges IBF world champion Amnat Ruengroeng of Thailand this Saturday at the Venetian Macao CotaiArena here, promised his trainer Freddie Roach, wh  
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Mayweather is ‘biggest challenge of my life’ says Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Roach
By Agence France Press, The National, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Macau // Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who turned 55 on Thursday, has seen it all during a legendary career as a cornerman to the world’s greatest fighters. But he told said on Thursday that training Manny Pacquiao to face the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather in boxing’s most lucrative fight yet w  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao has punching power edge vs Mayweather, says Guerrero
By Nissi Icasiano, Rappler, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Former world champion Robert Guerrero believes Manny Pacquiao’s punching power would play a pivotal role when the Filipino boxing icon meets Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring on May 2 (May 3 in PH) at the 16,800-seater MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 31-year-  Read Full Story >>>

Everybody loves Manny – Bob Arum
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
VETERAN promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank Promotion said that though Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the favorite among bettors, the majority of boxing fans see Manny Pacquiao as the hero and the unbeaten American as the villain when the two preeminent boxers clash on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada  Read Full Story >>>

No $1.6 Million Bet for Me ... 'I Don't Have the Money!', Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Mike Tyson has finally weighed in on the fight of the century ... telling TMZ Sports he likes Manny Pacquiao to beat Floyd Mayweather on May 2nd. But when it comes to putting his money where his mouth is ... don't expect Tyson to make a 50 Cent style $1.6 MILLION bet on the fight. "I don't h  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015

The Asia-Oceania Group II Davis Cup tie between the Philippines and Sri Lanka begins today at the spanking new shell court of the Valle Verde Country Club in Pasig with both team captains predicting a close tie anchored   
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Dawejko sees major opportunities in future but first must get by Umohette this Friday at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Philadelphia (March 5, 2015 ) - This Friday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia, streaking Heavyweight Joey Dawejko (13-3-2, 6 KO's) of Philadelphia takes on Enobong Umohette (9-2, 8 KO's) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a bout scheduled for 8-rounds. Dawejko will be looking for his fourth c  Read Full Story >>>

Roach on Cotto-Golovkin I Pick Cotto 100 Percent
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Miguel Cotto is slated for a return date in June, meaning Cotto would have one the Middleweight title of the world and not had a fight since he won that title last June with corner man Freddie Roach. Cotto was rumored to have a clash with Canelo Alvarez that never came to light. Many feel Cotto was   Read Full Story >>>

Broner and Thurman bring big-time boxing back to NBC
By Ishmael H. Sistrunk, St. Louis American, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
It’s still early, but 2015 seems to be shaping up as a pretty good year for U.S. boxing fans. First, Deontay Wilder silenced the critics and became the first American heavyweight champion since 2006. Next, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally agreed to the bout that people have been calli  Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015

I love underdogs which is why I am rooting for Manny Pacquiao in his classic match with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather. Beyond my sympathy for underdogs, however, I am convinced that the Pacman could yet prove to be the m  
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March 5, 2015, Macau, China --- (L-R) Two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and No. 1 world-rated flyweight contender Zou Shiming and undefeated IBF flyweight world champion Amnat Ruenroeng (14-0, 5 KOs), from  
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March 5, 2015, Macau, China --- Undefeated top-rated Super Flyweight contender Rex Tso (L) signs with Top Rank as Hall of Fame Top Rank promoter Bob Arum shakes hands with him. If Tso is successful this Saturday a  
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Sugar Ray Leonard: Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's Fight of the Century is too close to call
Gloucestershire Echo, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard says Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's 'Fight of the Century' can propel the winner into a new stratosphere. The duo will finally go head-to-head at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2 following five years of bitter negotiations. It will be the most lucrativ  Read Full Story >>>

‘Mayweather has to fight’ vs ‘perpetually-in-motion’ Pacquiao, says Tyson
By Bong Lozada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines—As the fight of the century draws so much anticipation, boxing legends have taken their turn in throwing their two cents in. This time it’s Mike Tyson, the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history. Tyson said Mayweather’s defensive counter-punching style would gi  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao enters Day 3 as Roach turns 55
By Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN News, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES – Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao kicked off Day 3 of his training camp with a jog and a workout at the scenic Griffith Park, and ended it with a two-hour workout at the Wild Card Gym. Pacquiao continues to work with assistant coach Buboy Fernandez and strength and conditioning coach Ju  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao feels slow on third day of training
By Nissi Icasiano, Rappler, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao admitted that has not yet fully achieved his signature speed as he concluded his third day of training at Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, California. Pacquiao’s speed was one of the key factors of his success in boxing, capturing 12 world titles   Read Full Story >>>

Strippers will get tattoos of Mayweather v. Pacquiao winner
By Doug Elfman, Las Vegas Review Journal, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
The latest Vegas strip club stunt comes from Deja Vu Showgirls, which is promising the winner of the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight: Free couch dances for life — and four strippers will tattoo his name on their bodies. The strip club offer is pitched as a letter addressed to, “Dear Mr. May  Read Full Story >>>

Peter Quillin: Pacquiao Needs to Prove he Can’t Lose Again
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
On 4, September 2014, Peter Quillin vacated his WBO middleweight championship, a move that came into question as he gave up a career-high $1.4 million purse. In the end, the move backfired immediately. In a bizarre turn of events, Quillin will be fighting for the same title he relinquished when he f  Read Full Story >>>

Abel Sanchez: “I think Pacquiao’s gotten more cautious and doesn’t fight as reckless, but he still makes a lot of mistakes”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Boxing trainer Abel Sanchez has one of the biggest stars of the sport amongst his stable of fighters, as Gennady “GGG” Golovkin has quickly become one of the most exciting champions in the game. While Golovkin has gained a big following in boxing, he still has lacked a big name opponent to challenge  Read Full Story >>>

By Percy Crawford,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015 has confirmed that four-division world champion Miguel Cotto will become the second high-profile name to officially announce his signing with Roc Nation Sports. The reigning WBC middleweight champion is expected to reveal the news during a Thursday morning appearance on ESPN First Take  Read Full Story >>>

Trainer Freddie Roach fires opening salvo, blasts Floyd Mayweather Sr.
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Since their mega-fight was announced amid much fanfare on Feb. 20, neither Floyd Mayweather Jr. nor Manny Pacquiao have had anything bad to say about the other. But Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, isn't as interested in playing nice. In a telephone interview with Yahoo Sports from Macau, Ch  Read Full Story >>>

Lifelong fight fan to share broadcast duties as monthly LA Fight Club premieres with a sold out show at The Belasco Theater LOS ANGELES (March 4) - EXTRA host and longtime boxing fan Mario Lopez will join Golden Boy Promotions' monthly LA Fight Club at The Belasco Theater, adding even more star w  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather: History Of The Best Ever
Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. who insists he’s TBE…or The Best Ever:, was born 24 February, 1977, into a boxing family, with his destiny beaconing. The Son of Floyd Mayweather Sr, nephew and pupil of the former World Champion Roger “Black Mamba” Mayweather, Floyd Jr. From Grand Rapids, Michigan, started b  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Watch: Forcing the hands for the fight
By Edwin G. Espejo, Asian Correspondent, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Like what I stated in this column many months ago, it will be pressures from the cable networks that will make the fight happen. Simply because it is good business for everybody. And so Leslie Moonves, president chief executive officer of CBS, stepped in. Per his account, Moonves shuttled b  Read Full Story >>>

Richard Sherman joins up with Floyd Mayweather Jnr in build-up to Manny Pacquiao mega-fight
By Martin Domin, Mail Online (UK), Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jnr hit the weights in his gym on Wednesday as Super Bowl-winner Richard Sherman paid him a visit. Mayweather was pictured shadow boxing in front of the mirror with a set of dumbbells as he continued preparations for his $300million (£200m) mega-fight against Manny Pacquiao.   Read Full Story >>>

HBO Boxing extends Jim Lampley, Max Kellerman in a timely fashion
By Tim Starks,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Just before the biggest fight in perhaps decades and with traditional boxing giant HBO surrounded on all sides by television rivals, the network has re-upped deals with its core commentators, Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman. The news release from the network, which came Wednesday, shores up HBO’s a  Read Full Story >>>

By Aquiles Z. Zonio,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015

LOS ANGELES – Pinoy boxing superstar and reigning World Boxing Organization Welterweight king Manny Pacquiao has appealed for understanding from his diehard fans. “This fight is for the fans. I want to train hard and focus for the fi  
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Baltimore Boxing Presents Snap, Crackle and Pop March 27!, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Baltimore, MD (March 4, 2015) – Baltimore Boxing Promotions will present another evening of action-packed fights when “Snap, Crackle and Pop” takes over Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD Friday, March 27. Tickets are on sale now by calling 410-375-9175 or going to I  Read Full Story >>>

Andrade issues unification Title fight challenge to Lara, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
PROVIDENCE (March 4, 2015) - Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs) has challenged World Boxing Association titlist Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs) to a unification title fight in April or May. Andrad  Read Full Story >>>

ROACH: "I Think Floyd Needs To Be Humbled, and Manny Is the One To Do It"
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather has expertly cultivated an image in the last seven, eight years, one which sees him as the only boxer who is known in the US outside of the cultists that are boxing fans. No, he's not as "known" as Ali was, or Tyson, but for boxing circa 2015, Mayweather is quite the public figure.   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao is sharper than Floyd Mayweather, claims Freddie Roach
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
It seems the "Mayweather vs. Pacquiao" super fight is already well underway, two months before either man is scheduled to enter the ring. Although the two fighters’ respective camps only began on Monday of this week, stories of “foul play” are currently circulating around the boxing community.   Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach: Mayweather camp blocking Pacquiao sparring partners
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, CBS Sports, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
There's pre-fight gamesmanship. And then there's Mayweather-Pacquiao gamesmanship. According to Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach, the ante is allegedly being upped behind the scenes by Mayweather adviser Al Haymon, whose staff Roach claims is paying potential Pacquiao sparring partners more to s  Read Full Story >>>

Fight picks: Who wins Keith Thurman vs. Robert Guerrero?
By Anson Wainwright,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Saturday evening will mark the maiden episode of “Premier Boxing Champions” on NBC, headlined by an intriguing welterweight clash between Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero. The Thurman-Guerrero matchup will pit the power-puncher with touted but still largely untested boxing skills in Thurman agai  Read Full Story >>>

Hooray! Professional boxing returns to network TV
By Shad Powers, The Desert Sun, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
If you are of an age where you’ve never seen a rotary phone or a folding map, you also might not know that professional boxing used to be on regular television. The all-time greats — Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, George Foreman — would fight on a Saturday and you could sit in your living room   Read Full Story >>>


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