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Pacquiao says Mayweather won’t fight him because he’s protecting his unbeaten record

By Chris Williams: Despite WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao having been told what he had to do in order to get a fight against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr by leaving Top Rank, Pacquiao still isn’t giving up trying to get a fight against him. Pacquiao is now saying Mayweather won’t fight him because […]

Roach: Mayweather vs. Maidana won’t sell any tickets

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach doesn’t see the September 13th rematch between WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) and Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) as selling a lot of tickets for their fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Presumably, Roach also thinks the Mayweather-Maidana 2 fight […]

Did that really just happen: Coming back from crushing defeats

By Gav Duthie: We often say things like “it’s boxing, anything can happen”, unfortunately 99% of the time it goes exactly like we thought it would. In the last couple of weeks however I have been quite surprised to see the return of Mike Jones end in a knockout defeat and top super middleweight prospect […]

Is Pacquiao trying to anger Mayweather enough to force a fight?

By Jim Dower: WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao isn’t known for his trash talking of his opponents, which is why it kind of came out of left field to see Pacquiao taking some shots at WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) this week in an interview. Pacquiao not only said that he […]

Pacquiao to throw out first pitch today at Dodgers Stadium

By Chris Williams: In a likely effort to help drum up some badly needed publicity for his November 22nd HBO pay-per-view fight against Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), WBO welterweight strap holder Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) will be throwing out the first pitch at Dodgers Stadium today for the Dodgers vs. Nationals game.… Read

De La Hoya and Arum interested in Danny Garcia vs. Manny Pacquiao fight

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum are both interested in putting together a fight between WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia and Manny Pacquiao in the near future. They’re not saying when they want that fight to take place, but you have to assume […]

Pacquiao says he could fight at light welterweight or lightweight

By Chris Williams: If WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) can’t get a big fight in early 2015 against the likes of WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr, we could see Pacquiao move down to light welterweight (140) or lightweight (135) for him to try and get a big fight in one of […]

Roach: Pacquiao will fight Mayweather at whatever weight he wants to fight at

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach says his fighter WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) is prepared to fight WBA/WBC 147 pound champ Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) at whatever weight of his choosing. Roach is so confident of the 35-year-old Pacquiao’s skills that he’s ready to agree to whatever weight that […]

Pacquiao to throw out first pitch at Dodgers vs. Nationals game on 9/1

NEW YORK (August 29, 2014) — Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, boxing ‘s only eight-division world champion, will be serving up the hard cheese when he takes the mound at Dodger Stadium on Labor Day. Pacquiao will be throwing the ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers vs. Nationals game, This Monday! September […]

Arum, Pacquiao and Roach mentioning Mayweather’s name more and more

By Chris Williams: With WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) getting ready to fight light welterweight Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), a fighter largely unknown by casual boxing fans, Pacquiao, his trainer Freddie Roach and promoter Bob Arum are all suddenly talking about wanting a Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr fight in 2015. […]

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