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Crawford denies asking for $7M for Pacquiao fight

By Chris Williams: WBC/WBO light welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford is denying that he asked for $7 million to fight Manny Pacquiao for his April 23 fight. Their promoter Bob Arum also says that Crawford asked him for $7M for the fight against the 38-year-old Pacquiao. Trainer Freddie Roach was the one who said that […]

Jeff Mayweather says Pacquiao doesn’t want Crawford fight

By Chris Williams: Jeff Mayweather doesn’t believe that Manny Pacquiao really wants to fight Terence Crawford at all. He feels this way because of the recent $20 million request that Pacquiao made from his promotional company Top Rank for him to fight the unbeaten Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs). Jeff says that a fight between Pacquiao […]

Roach says Burns or Horn possible for Pacquiao’s April fight

By Chris Williams: WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s trainer says that WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) and #2 IBF, #2 WBO Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) are the two possibilities for Pacquiao’s next fight on April 23. The 33-year-old Burns is a new name that has been added to the […]

Arum to meet Jeff Horn’s promoters next week to talk Pacquiao fight on April 23

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has a scheduled meeting with Duco Events director Dean Longergan next Tuesday to talk about finalizing a fight between their fighter #2 WBO Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) and Arum’s fighter WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) for April 23 at the Suncorp Stadium in […]

Roach: Crawford wanted $7M for Pacquiao fight

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach says that he was told a week ago by Top Rank promoter Bob Arum that Terence Crawford was the possible opponent for Manny Pacquiao’s next fight. However, Roach then said he heard that the 29-year-old Crawford’s asking price was $7 million for the Pacquiao fight. Roach thinks that it […]

Gary Russell Jr. defends against Oscar Escandon on Feb.18

By Jeff Aranow: WBC World featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) will be back inside the ring next month in defending his WBC title against 32-year-old Oscar Escandon (25-2, 17 KOs) at the U.S Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. This will be Russell Jr’s second defense of his title that he won two […]

Jeff Horn: I can beat Pacquiao

By Chris Williams: Unbeaten #2 WBO, #2 IBF Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) could be the next opponent for WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) to make his first defense of his title against in April. Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum is looking to finalize a fight for the 38-year-old Pacquiao, and it could […]

Pacquiao’s fight against Horn possible for Australia

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao could be back inside the ring against Top Rank fighter Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) in April in Brisbane, Australia. The talk is the fight would take place at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. This is part of Pacquiao’s 85-year-old promoter Bob Arum’s idea to make Pacquiao a worldwide star […]

Arum wants Pacquiao’s fight in April on free television

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank is reportedly interested in having his next fight televised on free television on April 22 rather than on PPV. It’s unclear if this is Arum’s own idea or if this is something Pacquiao is on board with. The last we heard, Pacquiao wants a […]

Can Terence Crawford fill the void left by Floyd Mayweather Jr?

By Gerardo Granados: Yesterday an acquaintance asked me why I think America has no heroes left; somehow he still thinks that we live in an era of boxing bonanza. So, I replied to him the same thing that I had previously said to a friend, “can you name three American top boxers per weight division? […]

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