Wednesday , 22 February 2017

Boxing

Boxing star Pacquiao wants Mayweather decision this month

Manny Pacquiao thinks fans deserve to see him fight Floyd Mayweather and wants the unbeaten American to confirm a May date by the end of this month, the Los Angeles Times reported. “We have to know soon because if they will not fight, we can move on and choose another opponent,” the Filipino fight king told the newspaper on a ... Read More »

Manny Pacquiao guests on NBC’s Today Show

Manny Pacquiao was in the United States this week, making the media rounds before appearing as a judge at the Miss Universe pageant. He made a stop at NBC’s morning show Today, teaching the hosts a few boxing moves and talking about negotiations with Floyd Mayweather.   Read More »

Manny Pacquiao sends Floyd Mayweather message via TMZ

Manny Pacquiao was in New York for a meeting with executives of American cable network HBO. TMZ Sports caught up with the Filipino fight icon, and asked Pacquiao if he had any message for brash American rival Floyd Mayweather.   Read More »

Manny ready to sign $200 million fight, Arum says

Manny Pacquiao has agreed to all terms to fight Floyd Mayweather on May 2, says a report in Super Sport. Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum reportedly told Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports that a deal is on the table for a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Vegas, as far as the people’s champ is ... Read More »

Manny Pacquiao Expecting an Announcement with Mayweather Fight Later this Month

Eight division world champion and Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is now expecting an announcement regarding the highly anticipated mega-fight between him and American superstar and undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. to be made later this month. According to Ronnie Nathanielsz report on Boxing Scene noted that Manny Pacquiao is expecting for an announcement before the end of the month. ... Read More »

UAE group raises offer to Mayweather at $120 million to fight Pacquiao in Abu Dhabi

The offer for Floyd Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao in the ring recently soared higher by $10 million after a consortium from the United Arab Emirates who earlier expressed deep interest to make the much awaited bout to happen initially put in $110 million. This was confirmed by the group to boxingscene.com; revealing the offer has now risen to as ... Read More »

HOAX article reports Floyd Mayweather’s death from drug overdose

Floyd Mayweather Jr. died of an apparent massive drug overdose after he took a deadly cocktail of cocaine and liquor, reports a HOAX article posted on despiertatico.com. According to the ‘report’, the boxer was found unconscious on one of the sofas in his home in Malibu by a cleaning staff who arrived in the morning. The boxer’s body was supposedly ... Read More »

Mayweather mentions Pacquiao’s name, but interview offers little hope

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Marquez wants Pacman-Floyd

MEXICAN legend Juan Manuel Marquez, who lost on points to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a lopsided contest, but scored a crushing sixth-round knockout in his last fight against Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao, has joined the growing clamor for a Pacquiao-Mayweather showdown next year. In an interview with ESPN Deportes as reported by Boxing Scene, Marquez said: “As a ... Read More »

Proposed purse split: Mayweather to get $100 million, Pacquiao to settle with $60 million

The clamor for the Pacquiao-Mayweather showdown, potentially the richest fight in the boxing history, has reached a new level after Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Chris Algieri. Several reports said the negotiations are in full swing and an agreement is expected to be made early next year. Earlier, Micheal Koncz, Pacquiao’s business adviser, told reporters their camp is willing to give ... Read More »