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Mikey Garcia admits that Manny Pacquiao performed better than he expected in the Bradley rematch
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, 24 Apr 2014
Following his rematch victory over Tim Bradley earlier this month, Manny Pacquiao has received mostly positive feedback from boxing fans and insiders.
Extracting revenge against Bradley for a controversial split-decision loss he suffered to him in June of 2012, Pacquiao was sharp with his fists a Read Full Story >>>
Insider Notebook: Schaefer, Chavez vs. Golovkin, More
By Robert Morales, Los Angeles Times, 24 Apr 2014
Oscar De La Hoya on Wednesday told the Los Angeles Times a couple of interesting things regarding himself and his former promoter, Bob Arum. Although Richard Schaefer - CEO of De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions - was not mentioned by name, he was alluded to in one of the comments.
First, and we'r Read Full Story >>>
Boxer Josesito Lopez dances into ring tonight
By Leighton Ginn, The Desert Sun, 24 Apr 2014
RANCHO MIRAGE – If Josesito Lopez’s recent history is any indication, his opponents either go on to fight Floyd Mayweather, or end up on Dancing with the Stars.
Starting two years ago, Lopez exploded on the boxing world with his stunning upset of Victor Ortiz, breaking his jaw in the ninth round Read Full Story >>>
DONAIRE HAS TOO MUCH OF EVERYTHING TO WALK AWAY FROM BOXING
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Apr 2014
Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire continues his relentless training in pursuit of a fifth world title when he battles WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian R Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman vs. Julio Diaz and Undercard Media Workout Quotes
PhilBoxing.com, 24 Apr 2014
MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES FOR SATURDAY'S TRIPLEHEADER ON SHOWTIME®, SHO EXTREME® FROM STUBHUB CENTER IN CARSON, CALIF.
THREE-FIGHT SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING TELECAST STARTS AT 9 P.M. ET/6 P.M. PT, FOLLOWING EPISO Read Full Story >>>
PHOTOS: GENSAN FETES PACQUIAO
PhilBoxing.com, 24 Apr 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (24 April 2014) - Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is feted by City Mayor Ronnel Rivera and the rest of the city government family during a testimonial dinner for the "People's Champ" Wednesday, Apri Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan: I'll avoid Floyd Mayweather questions, on Al Haymon, and of course I'd fight Manny Pacquiao
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 24 Apr 2014
Amir Khan has insisted he will steer clear of the inevitable questions about Floyd Mayweather in fight week in Las Vegas next week but he said yesterday that a fight with Manny Pacquiao "could happen".
"We are friends [me and Pacquiao] but sometimes friends fight each other", Khan said yesterday Read Full Story >>>
Behind the Scenes at Pacquiao-Bradley 2: Part Two
By Thomas Hauser, The Sweet Science, 24 Apr 2014
Tim Bradley arrived in dressing room #1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena at 6:00 pm on the night of Saturday, April 12. He was wearing a black Nike track suit with a white Team Bradley logo and black Nike shoes with white trim. Tim’s father (known as “Big Ray”), Joel Diaz, assistant trainer Samuel Jack Read Full Story >>>
Estrada excited about homecoming
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 24 Apr 2014
Unified flyweight titleholder Juan Francisco Estrada, one of the most underrated fighters in boxing, returns to action Saturday night in his hometown of Puerto Penasco, Mexico.
Estrada will be making his second title defense when he faces Richie Mepranum (27-3-1, 6 KOs), 26, of the Philippines. Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Says Pacquiao and Bradley Looked Like Amateurs, Doesn’t Believe a Pacquiao-Canelo Fight Happens
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, 24 Apr 2014
A media conference call to promote the Mayweather-Maidana fight quickly turned into Mayweather-Pacquiao as the new WBO’s welterweight last fight with Tim Bradley was brought up to Mayweather. Mayweather said that he did see the fight but was not impressed by either fighter.
“I did watch the fight Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather on Arum's PPV Boycott Plea: Pray For Him
By Luis Sandoval, BoxingScene.com, 24 Apr 2014
While there appears to be some thawing in the Cold War between Golden Boy and Top Rank with reports of both Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum having talks of staging fights together again, Arum seems to still be at war with former fighter Floyd Mayweather.
During fight week for the Manny Pacquiao an Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman isn't sulking after falling victim to boxing politics
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 24 Apr 2014
In a lot of ways, boxing is a lot more like a political campaign than a sporting event. Name recognition and powerful alliances are a key ingredient to success.
When he debuted on HBO in 2012 with an impressive victory over Orlando Lora, Keith Thurman called out the sport's biggest names in his p Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr: “Everybody thinks Marcos Maidana is just gonna be a pushover but I don’t think so!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 24 Apr 2014
“The Moment” is only 10 days away, and with the fight being so close, and the promotion heating up with the debut of All-Access last weekend, all that is left is to get the final thoughts from both boxers before they enter the ring. Floyd Mayweather Jr, boxing’s current p4p king recently sat down fo Read Full Story >>>
Max Schmeling After the War
By Norman Marcus , Boxing.com, 24 Apr 2014
Max asked Hitler if he could find a hotel room for his Jewish manager. The Fuhrer’s eyes just glazed over and he turned to look out of the window…
The old heavyweight champion had to start all over again in 1945. The advancing Red Army had destroyed his farm in German Pomerania. All of his money Read Full Story >>>
Fighters line up for crack at Pacman
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 24 Apr 2014
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao is one fighter that will never run out of opponents to face inside the ring until the day he retires.
Back in the winner’s circle following two consecutive wins, the 35-year-old Pacquiao has people lined up or lining up before him.
Even before he defeated T Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER SAYS BOTH PACQUIAO AND BRADLEY FOUGHT LIKE AMATEURS: "I WASN'T PLEASED WITH HIS PERFORMANCE"
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 24 Apr 2014
"Actually, I did watch the fight. You know, I haven't seen Pacquiao fight in years. I've seen highlights, but I haven't seen Pacquiao fight since he fought Miguel Cotto. You know, congratulations; he was the better man," stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather, who shared his Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather won't rush against Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas as he looks to continue unbeaten record
By Mike Dawes, Daily Mail (UK), 24 Apr 2014
Floyd Mayweather says he will take his time and be smart when he faces Marcos Maidana in their welterweight title unification in Las Vegas next week.
Mayweather, who has a 45-0 record with 26 knockouts, is widely regarded as one of the best defensive fighters of all time while slugger Maidana is Read Full Story >>>
President Manny Pacquiao
By Nida Buenafe, Rappler, 24 Apr 2014
There is no debate about the brilliance of Manny Pacquiao. The pound-for-pound world champion has been celebrated as one of the finest athletes of this generation. He is an elegant fighter who has evolved from a “whirlwind knockout artist” to an intelligent, cerebral boxer.
For more than a decade Read Full Story >>>
Ratings: HBO, Showtime Split Audience For Mediocre Digits
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, 24 Apr 2014
Not only does boxing fail to fare well when competing against itself, but struggles when competing with other major sporting events.
Bernard Hopkins has never been a major pay-per-view attraction, but the future Hall of Fame boxing legend has always managed to serve as a huge ratings magnet for H Read Full Story >>>
Knockout specialist Keith Thurman stars in StubHub card
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 24 Apr 2014
Keith Thurman has had 20 knockouts in 22 fights, which is eye-grabbing by itself, and now he’ll have a Showtime and StubHub Center main event audience to boost his reputation.
Thurman, a 25-year-old from Clearwater, Fla., will fight Coachella Valley veteran Julio Diaz on Saturday night in a welte Read Full Story >>>