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Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn to be televised on ESPN on July 1

By Chris Williams: In a surprise move by ESPN, they’ll be televising the July 1 fight between WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) and challenger Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) on FREE, non-PPV television on their network. … Read

ESPN to Exclusively Air Manny Pacquiao – Jeff Horn Fight Live From Brisbane Australia July 1

Manny Pacquiao to Defend WBO Welterweight Title in “Battle of Brisbane” Live and Exclusively on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, Saturday, July 1 at 10 p.m. ET · ESPN to Televise Pacquiao’s First Non-PPV Fight Since September 2005 · Pacquiao, Going for His 60th Career Win, Faces Australia’s Undefeated No. 1 World-Rated Contender Jeff Horn … […]

Pacquiao-Horn: Jeff’s trainer expects Manny to struggle

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) will be fighting less than a month from now against little known fighter Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) on July 2 at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao, 38, is supposed to win the fight, but there’s no telling whether he will or not. Pacquiao didn’t […]

Pacquiao-Horn update and More!

Arizona Boxing News & Note by Don Smith: Boxing Fans, despite early reports that Dallas Cowboy Owner Jerry Jones had the inside track to land the Golovkin vs. Alvarez boxing extravaganza on September 16, Las Vegas (T Mobile Arena) scored the winning bid to host the event and Promoter (Golden Boy) said the decision came […]

Pacquiao begins training with Roach

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) has started his official training with his longtime trainer Freddie Roach as of last Sunday to get ready for his July 2 title defense against fellow Top Rank fighter Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Roach wants to have the 38-year-pold […]

Crawford calls out Pacquiao and Thurman

By Chris Williams: Top Rank fighter Terence “Bud” Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) used the shotgun approach last Saturday night in calling out Manny Pacquiao, Keith Thurman and Julius Indongo for his next fight following his 10th round TKO victory over Felix Diaz (19-2, 9 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York. Crawford had little […]

Pac vs Horn Ticket Sales on Fire, IB MMA Show at Celebrity & More

Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Boxing Fans, when the formal announcement was made that WBO Welterweight Champion Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2-38 knockouts) will defend his title against virtually unknown Australian Jeff Horn (16-0-1-11 knockouts) in Brisbane Australia on July 2, fans and scribes alike were skeptical about the matchup. Horn is a long […]

Is Canelo Alvarez the biggest star in boxing?

By Jeff Aranow: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) is said to be the biggest star boxing according to his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions, but there’s some debate going on that IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua might be more popular at this point. Floyd Mayweather Jr. WAS the biggest star in boxing until he […]

Crawford needs win over Diaz to stay in Pacquiao chase

By Jeff Aranow: Terence Crawford cannot afford to lose or look bad against Felix Diaz this Saturday night for him to stay in the running for a fight against Manny Pacquiao. Given that Crawford’s promoter Bob Arum is so eager to make the Pacquiao-Crawford fight, he could probably lose to Diaz and still have a […]

Pacquiao looking powerful and fast

By William Mackay: Despite his advanced age, 38-year-old Manny Pacquiao is looking blazing fast and quite powerful in a recent workout this week in preparing for his July 2 fight against Jeff Horn at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. In the video on his instagram, Pacquiao is seen working out with trainer Buboy Fernandez. […]

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