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Pacquiao: The fight will push through
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 18 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao is not among those losing hope that his highly-awaited showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. will push through in May.
“Tuloy yan (It will happen),” said Pacquiao yesterday from his Forbes Park residence.
Pacquiao flew to Manila from General Santos City the ot Read Full Story >>>
Fight is near, says Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, 18 Feb 2015
Manny Pacquiao said a much-anticipated fight with unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather was ‘’near’’ after he agreed to a key demand to undergo drug testing.
The eight-division world champion said negotiations were nearly complete after he dropped his opposition to drugs screening — and even suggested Read Full Story >>>
WORLD POOL: STRIDING, AND STUMBLING, OUT OF THE GATES
By Ted Lerner, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Feb 2015
Day 1 at the 2015 MP Cup World 10-ball Championship in General Santos City sees some favorites cruise while others struggle to find their form
(General Santos City, Philippines)--One thing that is a const Read Full Story >>>
WORLD 10 BALL: FARAON, CORTEZA TALLY WINS
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Feb 2015
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Only two Filipino hopefuls survived the early surge of their foreign peers in Day I Tuesday of the Fourth World Pool Association 10-Ball Championship at the SM General Santos here.
Youthful world 17th ranked teener Raymund Faraon met head-on the challenge put up by Kamaal Ch Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Why you don’t actually want this superfight to happen
By Graeme Cross, The Roar, 18 Feb 2015
The most anticipated fight of the generation is getting a lot of headlines lately. Will they? Won’t they?
Every time talk of ‘the fight’ arises, Mayweather has other fights coming up and Pacquiao has something else to promote – what a coincidence.
As great as they are, both fighters are on the dec Read Full Story >>>
Luke Rockhold on Mayweather-Pacquiao negotiations: Shut up about the f***ing money
By Karim Zidan, Bloody Elbow, 18 Feb 2015
While Luke Rockhold is focused on his upcoming main event against Lyoto Machida at the next UFC on FOX event, he expressed bitter disappointment when asked about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao negotiations.
The top middleweight is concerned that the two boxing icons are far more interest Read Full Story >>>
CBS bringing back Saturday boxing as part of Showtime, Al Haymon deal
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 18 Feb 2015
CBS and its premium cable partner Showtime announced a multiyear deal with powerful boxing manager Al Haymon on Tuesday that will bring the sport regularly to network television and include bouts anchored by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Adonis Stevenson and Jhonny Gonzalez.
Mexico's Gonzalez, the Worl Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao proposes $5 million fine if he or Floyd Mayweather fail drug test
By Josh Slagter, mlive.com, 18 Feb 2015
Five years ago, negotiations between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao broke down in part because the latter wouldn't agree to random drug testing.
Not only has that stipulation already reportedly been agreed to during current talks, but it appears Pacquiao has upped the ante.
"I've no probl Read Full Story >>>
TODAY! Zou Shiming, Freddie Roach & Bob Arum LA Media Workout - 11:30 AM PT
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Feb 2015
ZOU SHIMING and FREDDIE ROACH LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORKOUT
Today! Tuesday, February 17, at 11:30 A.M. PT
Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood
Glen Tapia, IK Yang, Jose Felix Jr. and Bob Arum Will Also Be Available
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Chang Leads Opening Round Winners in World 10-Ball Elims
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Feb 2015
GENERAL SANTOS CITY--Top seed Chang Yu Lung of Chinese Taipei scored an impressive 9-6 victory over Spain's David Alcaide to lead the march of the favorites in the eliminations phase of the World 10-Ball championships at the SM City Mall here.
Chang, who took over the World No. 1 ranking from Nie Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather: Nine reasons why this is the superfight boxing world has been waiting for
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 17 Feb 2015
1. Pacquiao v Mayweather is the fight that will have the world watching and is the contest that fans have demanded for so long.
Each sits at both ends of a spectrum: Pacquiao is the boxing philanthropist who wants to rid his country of poverty while Mayweather is the ‘money’ man who has already ama Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao may not have set a date yet but their potential fight is already raking in money for some
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), 17 Feb 2015
No, the richest fight of all time has not been set in paper, let alone stone.
Yes, the lines on the contract still wait to be dotted, let alone signed upon by Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
But yes, also, the big businesses needed to help generate the prize-ring’s first £200m Read Full Story >>>
Ricky Hatton books his tickets for Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao BEFORE fight is even confirmed
By James Robson, Manchester Evening News, 17 Feb 2015
Ricky Hatton is so convinced Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally step into the ring together that he's already booked his flight for the much-anticipated showdown.
The Hitman, who fought both men before retiring from the sport, secured his place at what will be the richest fight in h Read Full Story >>>
Bryant Jennings training footage ahead of Wladimir Klitschko fight
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, 17 Feb 2015
There are always quite the cast of boxing characters during any Fight Week in Las Vegas and such was the case last month when Deontay Wilder seized the WBC heavyweight championship from former champion Bermane Stiverne on Jan. 17 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Contender Bryant Jennings could be Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao in lineup for Rookies-Sophomores game in PBA All-Star weekend
GMANews.tv, 17 Feb 2015
Manny Pacquiao could lend his presence to the Rookies-Sophomore Game during the PBA All-Star Weekend in Puerto Princesa, Palawan from March 5 to 8.
The Filipino ring icon, a PBA rookie who serves as playing coach of expansion team Kia, has been included in the lineup for the squad of first years Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao: Feeding Frenzy Calculated by Money Team
By Matthew R. Fellows, Liberty Voice, 17 Feb 2015
Boxing fans can rest easy as the proposed Mayweather-Pacquiao fight will, come h*ll-or-high-water take place. The problem for fans and sports/boxing writers alike is that they are impatient and want to hear the news now, not tomorrow, not in a few days but right now.
As reported earlier the signs Read Full Story >>>
PROMOTER ALMARIO WANTS A FULL BLOWN INVESTIGATION INTO UNAUTHORIZED FIGHTS IN THAILAND FEATURING FILIPINO BOXERS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Feb 2015
Well known promoter/manager Dante Almario has requested “a full blown investigation” into how his boxer Angelito Merin whose real name is Chapito Rivera and who was on a 90 days medical suspension by the GAB after he suffe Read Full Story >>>
FIVE WBC TITLE FIGHTS IN KUNMING, CHINA ON SUNDAY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Feb 2015
The World Boxing Council will present what it describes as “a sensational boxing card” which will feature five championship fights at a brand new stadium in Kunming, China on Sunday.
The WBC headed b Read Full Story >>>
Bout to peddle an old score
By Ron Borges, Boston Herald, 17 Feb 2015
Frankly, it’s gotten to the point where no one should give a damn any more.
If Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2 at the MGM Grand, fine. If he doesn’t, at this point, that’s just as fine.
If Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand, Read Full Story >>>
Al Bernstein: “Floyd Mayweather is clearly the favorite in the fight, but it’s not impossible for Manny Pacquiao to win.”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, 17 Feb 2015
I recently had a chance to speak with world renowned commentator, Al Bernstein. Al is a Hall of Fame analyst and has been in the sport for over two decades, and has some of the biggest fights in boxing history. In this interview, I get Al Bernstein’s views on the Mayweather-Pacquiao negotiations and Read Full Story >>>