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Ruslan Provodnikov: “Manny Pacquiao is a little bit older, and maybe not as hungry, but I think he still has the speed and agility”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 27 Feb 2015
Former WBO welterweight champion, Ruslan Provodnikov is looking to have a big 2015 and he is getting the year started with a highly anticipated match against Lucas Matthysse. I had a chance to speak with Provodnikov during the 230th edition of “On The Ropes” boxing radio to get his thoughts on his u Read Full Story >>>
Ricky Hatton “Mayweather’s not quite looked the force he was”
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, 27 Feb 2015
Former champion Ricky Hatton sat down for an extended interview with Kugan Cassius for iFL TV. In it, he discussed his thoughts on the upcoming super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
Having been in the ring with both, one would expect Hatton’s familiarity with the fighters to ru Read Full Story >>>
Kenneth Sims Jr. ‘Sparring with Manny Pacquiao and being a part of the biggest event in boxing history will be a great experience’
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, 27 Feb 2015
Earlier today, budding lightweight prospect Kenneth Sims Jr. (5-0, 2 KO’s) confirmed an earlier report from Dan Rafael that he will be sparring with Manny Pacquiao ahead of the Filipino superstar’s pay per view clash with Floyd Mayweather on May 2.
“Just got the best call ever,” Sims stated on Fa Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather's ego is greater than his record
By Ron Shillingford, CayCompass.com, 27 Feb 2015
Floyd “Money” Mayweather has for years insisted he is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, insisting he is the most gifted pugilist since Sugar Ray Leonard, no less.
Although Mayweather is unbeaten in 47 bouts and is clearly better than all peers and firm favorite to outpoint Manny Pac Read Full Story >>>
An open letter to Floyd Mayweather
Rivals Sports Network, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA — Just to let you know, I hate open letters. I hate opening a post with the words “Dear so-and-so.”
But here goes.
If you think that by agreeing to the Super Fight that will put you opposite eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao will put to rest all the talk about the du Read Full Story >>>
‘Fitting tribute?’ Pimentel eyes special tax incentive for Pacquiao
By Maila Ager, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines–To inspire Manny Pacquiao in his megafight with American Floyd Mayweather Jr., a senator will file a bill, granting the Filipino world champion a “special tax exemption.”
“Manny being a Filipino promotes the Philippines,” Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said in a statem Read Full Story >>>
BIR’s Henares warns Pacquiao ahead of Mayweather bout
By Bong Lozada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines—Another match, another warning.
Even before his fight against rival Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao was immediately on the other end of a sucker punch.
It was, again, Commissioner Kim Henares of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) warning Pacquiao to report his earnin Read Full Story >>>
Zou Shiming: "Expect Me To Be a Champion"
PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
CHINA'S ZOU SHIMING IS READY FOR HIS WORLD FLYWEIGHT TITLE SHOT!
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (February 26, 2015) -- Despite having only six professional fights under his belt, ZOU SHIMIING, the two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and th Read Full Story >>>
Marquez Warns Pacquiao To Avoid Jose Luis Castillo Fate
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, 27 Feb 2015
Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez has advised his former foe, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, to do everything in his power to avoid the possibility of allowing the unification with WBC/WBA champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. to go to the scorecards. The fight is taking pla Read Full Story >>>
Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse fight close to sold out
By Michael Woods, RingTV.com, 27 Feb 2015
The announcement of the Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse fight on Wednesday didn’t exactly BREAK Twitter, but the buzz was definitely astir on the net, and if it didn’t quite bump #MayweatherPacquiao from trending completely, it did steal a bit of momentum from that “Super Bowl of boxing” bout.
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Pacquiao vs Mayweather 2015 Fight Predictions: UFC 184 Ronda Rousey Rooting For Manny Pacquiao, Why?
Realty Today, 27 Feb 2015
More and more people are weighing in on the confirmed Manny Pacquiao- Floyd Mayweather Jr. superfight happening on May 2.
Even with a big fight against Cat Zingano on Saturday for UFC 184, the skilled female MMA fighter is rooting for the Filipino boxer, reports The Washington Post.
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Manny Pacquiao arriving early to train
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 27 Feb 2015
Manny Pacquiao is already doing some light training in the Philippines in preparation for his mega pay-per-view showdown with fellow welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but the excitement and hoopla in Pacquiao's home country over the long-awaited fight Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO: NO COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS FOR MY CLOSE FRIENDS
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA – Vice President Jejomar Binay invited world eight-division boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao to a private lunch on Thursday at the Coconut Palace here.
Also present during the meeting was Unit Read Full Story >>>
Boxcino 2015 Jr. Middleweight and Heavyweight semifinals to be held on Friday, April 10 at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA
PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
Bethlehem, PA (February 26, 2015)--On Friday night, April 10th, a special night of boxing will commence from the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA, as the Boxcino 2015 Jr. Middleweight & Heavyweight semifinals will take place on the same evening.
The show is promoted by Arthur Pelullo's Banner Read Full Story >>>
UNDEFEATED PROSPECT JOSEPH DIAZ JR. TAKES ON NEW OPPONENT JUAN LUIS HERNANDEZ IN THE PREMIERE OF SOLD-OUT LA FIGHT CLUB, MARCH 6
PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
UNDEFEATED PROSPECT JOSEPH "JO JO" DIAZ Jr. TAKES ON NEW OPPONENT, JUAN LUIS HERNANDEZ IN MAIN EVENT plus full card announced FOR SOLd-OUT LA FIGHT CLUB premiere ON FRIDAY, MARCH 6
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Manny Pacquiao hits brakes in training
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines—His body was ready for some more work Thursday, but Manny Pacquiao’s mind took over. He has to slow down a bit and maintain his pace.
After a spirited mitts session and abbreviated training routine, Pacquiao normally would ask for extra time and more rounds.
He was set Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Part One
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, 27 Feb 2015
“You have“to fight him [Mayweather} dirty; he’s just too good…” — Mike Tyson
“Pacquiao will definitely win.” — Nacho Beristein
In my view, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s aura of invincibility was somewhat depleted after the first Maidana fight while Manny Pacquiao’s gravitas remained very much intact, Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Rockets end losing skid versus Clips with 110-105 win
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets ended a six-game losing streak against the L.A. Clippers on Wednesday, winning 110-105, at the Toyota Center.
James Harden led the Rockets with 21 points and 10 assists, but teammate Corey Brewer stole the show by scoring 13 of his 20 points off the bench in the fou Read Full Story >>>
Does Floyd’s Victory in the Negotiations Give him an Edge before the 1st Round, Merchant Weighs In
By Mario Mungia, Tha Boxing Voice, 27 Feb 2015
The debate between who will win between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is as intense as ever before, and the argument will only gain more steam as the fight gets closer.
Most insiders assume Mayweather is a lock to win the fight while maintaining the idea that Pacquiao at least packs eno Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather gets knocked out by Manny Pacquiao…in stop motion video
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, 27 Feb 2015
In a recent media day press conference at Freddie Roach’s Wildcard Gym, the 54 year old Hall of Fame trainer stated to the press in attendance that his super star fighter, Manny Pacquiao, still possesses the speed, power, and ring intelligence to stop his May 2nd opponent, Floyd Mayweather Jr., with Read Full Story >>>