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Marquez Offers Pacquiao Fifth Fight In Mexico, Team Pacquiao Rejects It

As some of you have already heard, Juan Manuel Marquez does not mind facing Manny Pacquiao for the fifth time, but on one condition: the fight has to take place in Mexico. “We offered that to Team Pacquiao and they rejected it. If the Pacquiao team tells me they want to fight in Mexico, yes, I will fight him,” said to the LA Times. I don’t know about you, but after the result of their [...]

Golden Boy Classics to feature boxing greats Bernard Hopkins & Manny Pacquiao on June 23 on Fox Deporte

LOS ANGELES, June 22 - It's a night of legends on the Sunday, June 23 edition of Golden Boy Classics on FOX Deportes headlined by the ageless wonder of the fight game, Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins. Golden Boy Classics will preview the match-up on June 23 which will air on FOX Deportes at 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT. In the Classics main event, it's a look back as Hopkins takes on then-undefeated [...]

Pacman to Host Manny Pacquiao National Boxing Championships

No, Manny Pacquiao National Boxing Championships is not a title of a video game or some upcoming book or movie about Manny Pacquiao, it’s an actuality event that Manny himself plans on promoting and even hosting himself in Manila in order to scout out top grade boxing talent. According to a recent report, the event will feature eight boxing teams from all over the country, to pit eight boxers [...]

Roach says he’ll tell Pacquiao to retire if he loses to Rios

As far as trainer Freddie Roach is concerned, 34-year-old Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KO’s) is a do or die situation in his next fight against former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-1-1, 23 KO’s) on November 23rd at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China. Roach says he’s going to tell Pacquiao to retire from boxing if he loses that fight because it’ll have [...]

Boxing’s 10 Most Exciting Fighters Today

More than just a trending revival, thanks to recent exciting fights and big bouts on the horizon, boxing is seemingly back as one of the most watched and profitable sports on earth. Carl Froch vs Mikkel Kessler had the whole of Britain enraptured, while the announcement of Floyd Mayweather fighting Saul Alvarez in September has made every sports fan around sit up and take notice. All over, boxing is [...]

Rios: I’m going for the kill against Pacquiao

Brandon Rios (31-1-1, 23 KO’s) is very happy that he was picked out by his promoter Bob Arum to fight Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KO’s) on November 23rd at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China. Rios, 27, doesn’t plan on wasting his opportunity. He wants to knock Pacquiao out and get the praise that will come with a victory over the 34-year-old former 8-division world champion. Rios [...]

Pacquiao could get career high payday against Rios on November 23rd

Manny Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum will be charging $5 in pay per view in marketing Pacquiao’s November 23rd fight against former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios to the potentially lucrative Chinese. With the Chinese population at 1.34 billion, Pacquiao stands to make a lot of money if even a fraction of the population purchases his fight. In addition to that, Pacquiao will be making a [...]

Matthysse: I want Pacquiao

WBC interim light welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse (34-2, 32 KO’s) doesn’t mind being called the new Manny Pacquiao, but he much rather get a fight against the aging Filipino fighter before he retires or ends up getting knocked out again. Matthysse knocked out Lamont Peterson in the 3rd round last Saturday night, and at the post-fight press conference, Matthysse’s promoter Richard Schaefer [...]

Left-Hook Lounge: Donaire vs Rigondeaux, Pacqiuao in Macau, & Freddie Roach’s Influence on Shiming

Cassidy H. (Queens, NYC): I've heard you speak strongly about Donaire in the past. Seems like he has all the momentum going into his clash with Rigondeaux this week. How do you see it all playing out? Vivek W. (ESB): Nonito Donaire is one of those fighters I've always carried very close to heart. I love his genuine attitude outside the ring, as well as his ability inside of it. What has given me [...]

Arum confident he can get Pacquiao-Marquez 5 fight made for September

Despite Juan Manuel Marquez’s apparent reluctance to fight Manny Pacquiao for a fifth time, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum remains extremely confident that he’s going to get the fight made for September in Singapore or Macao, two places where the fighters can escape the taxes from the pay per view money that they get from U.S boxing fans. Arum is looking for the perfect hotel-casino in Macau or Singapore [...]

Arum looking to make Pacquiao-Marquez 5 in Macau or Singapore in September

Promoter Bob Arum is looking to put together a fifth fight between Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KO’s) and Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KO’s) in Singapore or Macau in September in order to dodge U.S taxes. Arum is looking at possible casinos in both places to see which one is the best fit for the fifth and possible final fight between the two. If Arum can put the fight together, and that’s [...]

Video: 50 Cent Says Mayweather Ducked Pacquiao

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson on ESPN First Take talk about his relationship with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Mayweather ducking Manny Pacquiao, what boxing could learn from MMA and his upcoming album. 50 Cent visited ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol on Thursday, February, 28, to promote the March 1 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. Details about March 1 Friday Night Fights: The March 1 edition of [...]