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Underdog Manny Pacquiao has the power to shock Floyd Mayweather - just ask Ricky Hatton
By Joe Gallagher, Manchester Evening News, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
It’s not often Manny Pacquiao steps into ring as the underdog - and even if most boxing experts will make Floyd Mayweather the favourite for their epic showdown, you can never rule out the Pacman. Just ask Ricky Hatton about the Filipino’s ferocious punching power. The Hitman lasted 10 rounds   Read Full Story >>>

The most epic fights in boxing history
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
Whether they feature the biggest names in their primes or immense historical impact, there are a few fights that have risen above all the rest to be considered the most significant of all time. Here is a look at those bouts in chronological order. All records are at the time of fight. Floyd Maywe  Read Full Story >>>

Champ undergoes light training: Manny expects best from Floyd
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Aware that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be coming in at his best, Manny Pacquiao is leaving nothing to chance, shuttling from basketball gym to the boxing ring, chasing the kind of form that would approximate his rival’s come May 2 in Las Vegas. “Wala pa sa kalahati yun (That’s  Read Full Story >>>

MP sees a different Floyd
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
‘He won’t underestimate me the way he did Maidana Manny Pacquiao believes that Floyd Mayweather won’t make the mistake of underestimating him the way the US fighter did when he faced the rugged Argentine puncher Marcos Maidana last year. Mayweather encountered rough sailing when he met Maidana  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to fly to US Feb. 28 to start training
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
Manny Pacquiao will leave for the United States tomorrow, February 28, instead of March 8, which is the original departure plan of his camp. Pacquiao aims to begin his training early with Freddie Roach at the Wildcard gym in Los Angeles, California for his mega fight against unbeaten American Floyd   Read Full Story >>>

Details Emerge On Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout
Boxing Insider, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
You know the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout has been set for May 2nd. What you may not know are all of the details. Below you will find the ins and outs of the biggest fight since Ali first met Frazier back in ’71. For starters the bout will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Forget  Read Full Story >>>

Money on Mayweather
By Lloyd Carroll, Queens Chronicle, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
The world can rejoice now that Floyd Mayweather has agreed to fight Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on May 2. Since Pacquiao already has some losses on his record, it’s crucial to the boxing and pay-per-view industries that Mayweather stay undefeated at all costs for now at least. My guess is that Pa  Read Full Story >>>

Better Not Diss Pacquiao’s Hoops
By George Thomas Clark ,, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
Manny is not merely a national deity and congressman — he owns a pro basketball team, Kia Carnival… For two decades Manny Pacquiao has excelled in a sport requiring mental and physical toughness, and when not punishing opponents in the ring he loves to relax playing basketball. He’s played th  Read Full Story >>>

Ronda Rousey is rooting for Manny Pacquiao against Floyd Mayweather
By Mike Foss, USA Today, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
Ronda Rousey is in the last days of her preparation for her UFC 184 fight against Cat Zingano. Both fighters are putting their undefeated records on the line, but there’s an added incentive for Rousey. Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets. “I really want to go so bad,” Rousey told TMZ. “I gotta go beat  Read Full Story >>>

‘Cotto sitting on his 160lb title, Cotto-Golovkin needs to happen’
By Jerrell Jasper, 8countnews, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
In my debut article for 8 Count News, I want to talk about lineal middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and whether or not he's holding the middleweight title hostage. In my opinion, he is. This is not a knock on Cotto, but that's the truth he last fought in June of last year where he defeated then mid  Read Full Story >>>

Khan-Brook Negotiations Have Begun, Says Hearn
By Edward Chaykovsky,, Fri, 27 Feb 2015
According to promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport, who promotes IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, negotiations have begun for a summer showdown with domestic rival Amir Khan. The became more likely after Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao was finalized last week, with Khan being the odd   Read Full Story >>>

Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Finally Pacquiao-Mayweather, Phoenix Showcase, Results, News & Notes
By Don Smith,, Thu, 26 Feb 2015

Finally, it is official, Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2) and Floyd Mayweather (47-0) will meet on May 2 in a Las Vegas boxing ring (MGM Grand Hotel) after years of back and forth accusatory remarks. Most boxing pundits think both  
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Tickets Start at $25! LOS ANGELES (Feb. 26) - Tickets for sure-fire 'Fight of the Year' candidate between former world champions Lucas "La Maquina" Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov will go on sale today, Thursday, Feb. 26 at 10:00 a.m. ET. In the main event, two of boxing's hardest puncher wil  Read Full Story >>>

Hawn, Felix highlight main card of CES MMA XXVIII, Thu, 26 Feb 2015

RHODE ISLAND NATIVE Luis Felix will make his third consecutive AXS TV appearance on Friday, March 13th, 2015 when he stars on the main card of "CES MMA XXVIII" in a three-round lightweight bout against Rich Patishnock of Pennsylvani  
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Biting Back: Wait nearly over for clash of the Titans
By Michael McCarthy , Belfast Telegraph, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
So, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather is finally on. The two biggest stars in boxing have made us wait — too long — for the biggest fight in a generation. But, sometimes, two fighters are simply destined for each other. In 1982, Sugar Ray Leonard invited ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler to an event wh  Read Full Story >>>

Showtime's Steve Farhood Talks Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao And MORE!
By David Hopper, 8countnews, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
8CN’s David Hopper spoke with Showtime analyst Steve Farhood and got his thoughts on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao megafight. Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) and Pacquiao (57-5, 38 KOs) will fight May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The welterweight world championship unification bout will be t  Read Full Story >>>

Provodnikov on Matthysse bout: ’90 percent, it ends in knockout’
By Vladimir Lik,, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
While the two biggest stars in boxing will finally square off on May 2, another gem of a fight emerges a few weeks earlier and this one promises to be a firefight. Lucas Matthysse will take on Ruslan Provodnikov at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in upstate New York on April 18 and will air live   Read Full Story >>>

Naazim Richardson says no one will be satisfied with Mayweather-Pacquiao; hopes Floyd gets proper credit if victorious
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
Don’t expect Naazim Richardson to be too excited about the May 2 Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight. While the boxing world is thrilled to see the dream matchup finally announced, Richardson feels the time has passed for Mayweather, 38, and Pacquiao, 36, to have laced up. “I never wait  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Will Beat Manny Pacquiao: The Southpaw
By Fox Doucette, The Boxing Tribune, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
I wish I could say I had news to report in this column, a fresh perspective, something that would blow the doors wide open on the Pacquiao-Mayweather discussion now that the fight’s finally been signed (I feel shortchanged, since I was on record as saying that Kat Dennings would come to my house, ta  Read Full Story >>>

By Ed C. Tolentino, The Manila Times, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
A lot of boxing fans are probably still pinching their cheeks to check if they were not daydreaming when Floyd Mayweather Jr. made the huge announcement that he had finally signed the contract for a May 3 (Manila time) duel with Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. You cannot really  Read Full Story >>>

Abner Mares “Mayweather makes you fight his fight all the time,”
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
After nearly six years, the pestilential nonsense between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will conclude inside the ring on 2 May at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Depending on who you talk to, either Mayweather is the favorite or Pacquiao is the favorite. According to an ESPN poll, Mayweather i  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wants nothing but championship for Kia Carnival in PBA
By Rey Joble, Business World Online, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
THEY’ve PROVEN it to all and sundry when they brought down another champion team, Talk ‘N Text, on Wednesday night to improve their chances of reaching the next round. The Kia Carnival are looking to continue posting several milestones in their young PBA franchise with a win on Saturday against fe  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao trains in Manila as preparation steps up ahead of £160million 'Fight of the Century' with Floyd Mayweather
Mail Online (UK), Thu, 26 Feb 2015
The so-called 'Fight of the Century' is still over two months away, but preparations have begun for Manny Pacquiao ahead of his much-anticipated battle with Floyd Mayweather. PacMan, as he is affectionately nicknamed, is at home in the Philippines, and he engaged in some pad work with his trainer  Read Full Story >>>

New belt for Mayweather v Pacquiao winner
Fox Sports, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
The two go head-to-head in Las Vegas on May 2 after agreeing to the superfight, which is predicted to be the richest in boxing history and has been a decade and a half in the making. WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has confirmed that the winner of the fight will be presented with a unique memento  Read Full Story >>>

Nacho: Pacquiao Has 45% Shot To Beat Mayweather
By Miguel Rivera,, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
Nacho Beristain, trainer of former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, is giving Manny Pacquiao a 45% chance of defeating unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The veteran coach trained Marquez for four fights with Pacquiao in 2004, 2008, 2011, 201  Read Full Story >>>

Even Pacquiao having difficulty finding tickets for Mayweather fight, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
In the past, Manny Pacquiao made a habit of raining complimentary tickets for family, friends, and acquaintances whenever he had a fight. But that may change for his May 2 fight against Floyd Mayweather at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. "Hindi tayo ang may control sa ticket eh. Yung Floyd  Read Full Story >>>

By Percy Crawford,, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
"Not only will I break the fight down for you, I will give you a prediction. Now, I could be wrong, but then again, I could be right. The first 5 or 6 rounds, it's going to be a back and fourth fight because of Pacquiao's aggression. But Pacquiao is not the best defensive fighter. Mayweather is goin  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Sr on his son knocking out Manny Pacquiao. Abel Sanchez on GGG and Mayweather-Pacquiao. Ruslan Provodnikov on Matthysse – OTR #230
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to talk about all the latest news and stories in the sport of boxing. In this episode, I will be discussing big Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao announcement. After weeks of talks, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally signed for a M  Read Full Story >>>

Asis gets dream shot at IBO world title
By Ben Drewe, The Chronicle (AU), Thu, 26 Feb 2015
JACK Asis has his dream in sight. The adopted Toowoomba boxer will fight undefeated Kye MacKenzie for the vacant IBO world super featherweight title at Newcastle on March 20. A win would cap a remarkable rise for Asis (32-18-5, 17KO) from growing up on the streets in the Philippines to a p  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum Leaves Door Open For More Fights With Haymon Guys In Future
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
Bob Arum has been busy over the past few months. Not only was he busy with turning Mayweather-Pacquiao from fantasy to reality but now word has gotten out via ThaBoxingVoice that he will be countering Al Haymon’s latest moves by bringing Top Rank fights to major network television. As this compet  Read Full Story >>>

Twenty years later, the boxing world has largely forgotten Gerald McClellan
Yahoo! Sports, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
The boxing world remains in euphoria, five days after Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally signed a contract to fight each other in a bout on May 2 in Las Vegas that will, quite literally, generate hundreds of millions of dollars. But Wednesday was the 20th anniversary of another memorable  Read Full Story >>>

Ring generalship is key in Pacquiao-Mayweather bout
By Carlos Cinco, Rivals Sports Network, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
SINGAPORE – There’s a reason why Floyd “Money” Mayweather (47-0, 26 KO’s) is a 3-1 betting favorite opposite pound-for-pound rival Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KO’s) ahead of their welterweight megafight on May 2nd. It’s no secret that Mayweather’s vaunted defense – which has stifled each   Read Full Story >>>

By Joaquin Henson,, Thu, 26 Feb 2015

The superfight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on May 2 took five years to seal. And it almost didn’t happen. As in most epics, ironing out the kinks to put the production to bed is a long, tedious process  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 26 Feb 2015

The World Boxing Council headed by its president Mauricio Sulaiman is pulling out all the stops to help ensure that the May 2 multi-million dollar showdown between eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated an  
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Is a Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Still Relevant?
By David Phillips, The Sweet Science, Thu, 26 Feb 2015
So it looks like our long national nightmare is over. Manny and Money are finally going to get it on. Since the announcement last week, the internet has been ablaze with huzzahs and hosannas. The ship finally came in, boys! But not to everyone. If you peek around the edges, you will find a small voc  Read Full Story >>>


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