|5 lessons Pacquiao teaches all of us|
By Marv Dumon, Examiner.com, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
On April 12, Manny Pacquiao defeated Timothy Bradley to recapture the WBO welterweight title. Why is the boxer-turned-politician still relevant in popular culture?More Photos
It's more than just Pacquiao's historic achievements in boxing. The Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao transitions into savvy boxer
By Nigel Collins, ESPN.com, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
"The things I used to do; some I won't do no more." -- Guitar Slim
When ESPN's Bernardo Osuna asked Manny Pacquiao about the right-hand rocket from Timothy Bradley Jr. that staggered him in the fourth round, Pacquiao grinned mischievously and rubbed his jaw. "I saw stars," he said without a hint Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Bradley II: A fight of two halves
By Graham Houston, FightNews.com, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
It’s a bit late, but here are some thoughts on last weekend’s boxing. I usually jot down the note “Fight over” when I think that a contest has shifted irrevocably in favour of one man. I made this note in the seventh round of the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley welterweight title rematch.
For six Read Full Story >>>
Ring Ratings Update: Manny Pacquiao climbs welterweight, P4P rankings
By Chuck Giampa, RingTV.com, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
Many RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weeks but nobody made a statement as big as Manny Pacquiao, who soundly defeated Tim Bradley to regain the WBO welterweight title and climb in the magazine’s pound-for-pound and 147-pound rankings.
Pound For Pound: Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 kn Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER TAKES THE TOP SPOT ON ESPN'S ANNUAL HIGHEST-PAID ATHLETE LIST
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
Undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather sits at the top of ESPN The Magazine's annual list of the highest-paid athletes in the world. Only taking into consideration base salary or prize money, Mayweather took the number one spot after raking in a minimum of $73.5 million for his dom Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs Bradley II live gate comes in at $7.8 million, Manny's lowest in years
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
It's been a long time since Manny Pacquiao's Nevada gate receipts have dipped below $8 million, but they did just that this past Saturday in his rematch with Timothy Bradley.
Last Saturday night's rematch at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley did a Read Full Story >>>
Miguel Cotto on Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao, Sergio Martinez
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
LAS VEGAS — Freddie Roach was in the opposite corner of Miguel Cotto in November of 2009 as the trainer for Manny Pacquiao during the latter's 12th-round knockout victory that dethroned Cotto as WBO welterweight beltholder.
The trio was together last Thursday at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas. O Read Full Story >>>
Spirit, Strategy and Belief Are not Alien to Hopkins
By Gabriel Montoya, MaxBoxing.com, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
“When you’re young, you overdo things a lot and you get away with it. When you have wisdom and you have understanding, you learn how to not overdo things where you rest and save your money like investing and you go ahead and you spend it tomorrow. A lot of things you do when you’re younger, you get Read Full Story >>>
Lem’s latest: Chris Algieri to face ‘a lot of firsts’ vs. Ruslan Provodnikov
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
When Chris Algieri enters the ring on June 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn opposite Ruslan Provodnikov, the unbeaten 30-year-old will be tackling what his promoter, Joe DeGuardia characterized as "a lot of firsts."
"This is huge. The fight's going to be in a tremendous venue and he's also fig Read Full Story >>>
Mommy D’s magic
By Rina Jimenez-David, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
You’ve got to love Dionisia Pacquiao!
Reports have it that the Pacman’s mother—the PacMom herself—garnered as much attention in the social media as her son during the televised coverage of Manny Pacquiao’s domination of Timothy Bradley in their championship fight.
I didn’t get to see the vid Read Full Story >>>
What Pacquiao can learn from this retired NBA player
ABS-CBN News, Wed, 16 Apr 2014
MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao may get a guaranteed sum of USD 20 million from his recent bout against Timothy Bradley, but a big chunk of it will still go to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Aside from that, he has yet to settle a P2.73-billion tax liability case with the Bureau of I Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO PROVES THEM WRONG AGAIN
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
LOS ANGELES -- Eat your hearts out, Timothy Bradley and trainer Joel Diaz. You, too, boxing judges C. J. Ross and Duane Ford.
Bradley, who less than a week ago owned the World Boxing Organization welterweight bel Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: 140 is perfect for me
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Los Angeles — Manny Pacquiao has a solid explanation why he hasn’t been sending his opponents to the floor like they were toys.
“I am naturally small for a welterweight,” said Pacquiao on Monday after scoring a rousing victory over Tim Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas over the weekend.
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Dan Jones: Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Manny Pacquiao can't be another sporting 'what-if'
By Dan Jones, London Evening Standard, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Sports fans love to play what-if. You know what I mean. What if…Barcelona (c2012) played Brazil (c1970)? What if… Ayrton Senna raced Sebastian Vettel? What if… Geoffrey Boycott faced Mitchell Johnson? What if… Bjorn Borg played Roger Federer? Etc.
What-ifs are thought-experiments. They offer new Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 Judo Chop: Fun with Angles part 1
By Connor Ruebusch , Bloody Elbow, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
On Saturday Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley fought for the WBO welterweight title. What ensued was a spell-binding clinic in the fascinating subject of southpaw vs. orthodox footwork.
he Read Full Story >>>
Hatton: My regret over Pacman defeat
By Ricky Hatton, Manchester Evening News, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
I will always wonder what might have been if I had faced Manny Pacquiao at my best.
But there is no doubt in my mind that the Pacman will still go down as one of boxing’s all-time greats.
There have been suggestions that he has lost his ruthless streak since his horrific knockout at the hands Read Full Story >>>
Weekend Afterthoughts On Pacquiao Bradley 2, Next For Raymundo Beltran, More
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Manny Pacquiao’s mom loves Jesus, but maybe she has a little bit of that Santeria in her.
This is not a full-fledged Weekend Afterthoughts, really, because I’m in Indonesia for a spell (no pun intended) and some fights from the past weekend have been difficult for me to track down. So we’ll confi Read Full Story >>>
Time To Re-Watch and Re-Score Pacquiao-Bradley 2, Right?
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Revisionist History: Manny Pacquiao loses to Tim Bradley on June 9th, 2012 in a decision where the vast majority scored the fight for Pacquiao. As if the decision wasn’t bad enough, the conspiracy theorist started claiming fix fights, corrupt judges, and boxing is dead. Then someone tells us to watc Read Full Story >>>
Roach Has Mixed Emotions Over Pacquiao's Victory
By Salvador Rodríguez, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach has mixed emotions over Manny Pacquiao's revenge decision win over Timothy Bradley to capture the WBO welterweight title on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Bradley had won a controversial twelve round split decision over Pacquiao in June of 2012.
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Bring it down a notch, Jim Lampley
By Scott Levinson, ProBoxing-fans.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Comparing Pacquiao vs. Bradley to Gatti vs. Ward is Absurd:
First thing’s first: Jim Lampley is one of the best at what he does. He truly is a credit to the sport of boxing. He adds a very articulate voice to the sport, as well as consummate professionalism. For years, he has helped fans make sen Read Full Story >>>
Aquino, Pacquiao to meet if time permits – Palace
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
MANILA, Philippines – New World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will arrive in the country this week but it might take a while before a courtesy call with President Benigno Aquino III is arranged.
“We will confirm his travel plans…At a mutually convenient time, we Read Full Story >>>
After Pacquiao, BIR chief Henares runs after boxing fans
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
MANILA, Philippines—Revenue commissioner Kim Henares has another target after bugging welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao about his undeclared tax liabilities – the boxing champion’s fans.
This as the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) chief claimed even the gambling income among bettors during b Read Full Story >>>
It Ain’t Necessarily So
By J. Fredrick Baptiste , Boxing.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Power is king and the Knockout reigns supreme as the most definitive happening in all of sports. No touchdown, no home run, no hole in one or buzzer beating basket can compare to the concussive annihilation of one’s foe. As heavyweight great George Foreman articulated, “Boxing is the sport to which Read Full Story >>>
Clean fight is Bayless’ top priority
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
LAS VEGAS – Referee Kenny Bayless said he didn’t look for anything special to do in working Manny Pacquiao’s win over Timothy Bradley for the WBO welterweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here Saturday night.
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One fight makes sense for Pacquiao after Bradley – not Mayweather
By Alan Dawson, On the Beak, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
If there is one fight that makes most sense for Manny Pacquiao, 35, after his convincing Saturday night triumph over erstwhile WBO welterweight ruler Timothy Bradley, it is not a long overdue super fight with Floyd Mayweather Jnr – who could be aligned with the winner of a July 12 punch-up between E Read Full Story >>>
So will Manny Pacquiao actually fight Juan Manuel Marquez next?
By Rich Thomas, ProBoxing-fans.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
After a nearly two year wait, Manny Pacquiao finally got his revenge on Timothy Bradley in a clean Unanimous Decision victory in Las Vegas this weekend. While the win does not right the wrong of his previous Split Decision defeat, the most notorious robbery of 2012, it at least evens the score.
Y Read Full Story >>>
This just in, Arum’s Mayweather tirades are getting old
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Bob Arum is better at promoting fights than I am at anything I’ve ever tried.
He’s got a track record that stretches farther than my 45 years, and his contractual relationships with guys like Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley, among others, seem to indicate that he’ll be relevant on the sport’s top Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum explains why Brandon Rios was a more suitable pay per view opponent than Marcos Maidana
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum was in rare form this past week in Las Vegas.
Throughout the lead up to Manny Pacquiao’s unanimous decision victory over Tim Bradley on Saturday night, Arum could be found taking several shots at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino for, in his view, being out of line by promoting Read Full Story >>>
The Mark Twain of Boxing
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
This time around at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, there was no controversy after Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley went 12 hard, competitive rounds. After the official scorecards were read, Bradley, who had infuriated the masses by insisting he had absolutely won their first match-up in 2012, went over t Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao felt like he was 'fighting in the Philippines' before partisan Vegas crowd
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
LAS VEGAS – Manny Pacquiao felt right at home in his rematch against Timothy Bradley on Saturday night (Sunday, PHL time).
With almost 80 percent of the 15,601 crowd that packed the MGM Grand Garden Arena comprised of fans backing the Filipino ring icon, the 35-year-old southpaw from General Sant Read Full Story >>>
Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
MANILA, Philippines – As if her voodoo act against Timothy Bradley wasn’t enough, Manny Pacquiao’s mother Dionisia was at it again when she sang the hit song “Wrecking Ball” in a late night talk show on Sunday.
During the show “Gandang Gabi Vice,” Mommy Dionisia performed the Miley Cyrus’ song “W Read Full Story >>>
Fists do the talking for Manny: Post-fight analysis
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 15 Apr 2014
LAS VEGAS – Defending WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley taunted, showboated and mocked challenger Manny Pacquiao during their 12-round battle at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here Saturday ni Read Full Story >>>
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