We are only a few days away now from the fight which almost everyone wants to see – Mayweather vs Pacquiao. In the build up to the fight the focus has strongly been on three things – How much money the fight is generating, why it took so long to make the fight happen and who folks believe is going to win. Most predictions have surprisingly favoured Floyd Mayweather Jr. I am not too sure … Read Article
It would seem that the consensus among fight fans is that Manny Pacquiao is going to be up against it when he steps between the ropes to fight Floyd Mayweather on Saturday, and trainer Freddie Roach is determined to ensure there are no unfair advantages, telling Mlive.com that he want’s Floyd’s custom made Grant gloves checked thoroughly.
Roach said; “Grant is doing his gloves and they’re all custom (hand) made. I’d like to know what … Read Article
A full lineup of present and future boxing stars is set to entertain the MGM Grand Garden Arena crowd in pay-per-view and non-televised action before the history-making welterweight showdown between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao on Saturday, May 2. … Read Article
It seems everyone will be tuning in May 2nd to the mega fight between Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Jr. The fight has generated wide spread interest far beyond mere crossover appeal. Everyone is curious. People who generally aren’t interested in sports are talking about this one. They sense something special is about to happen and want in. They search for friends or acquaintances, hoping to find someone who will be buying the … Read Article
Once he has fulfilled his Showtime TV deal, Floyd Mayweather Snr has spoken out to the Telegraph in Britain to suggest his son should retire very shortly.
Mayweather Jr, on fight 5 of his 6-fight TV deal, plans to do just that in September, win or lose against Pacquiao, although losing certainly isn’t an option for “little Floyd” in his quest to become “The best ever.”
Mayweather Snr said; … Read Article
Talk about a winning, knockout daily double! From the main event on horse racing’s biggest day of the year to the main event of boxing’s most anticipated matchup in decades, Saturday May 2, promises to be a fast-paced, hard-hitting and special day for sports fans around the world.… Read Article
Amir Khan has hit back at ex-trainer Freddie Roach who said that the British fighter maybe lacks the intestinal fortitude to square off against either of the world’s two premier 147lb fighters, in Mayweather and Pacquiao.
Roach, who once said that Manny had Khan down 4 times in sparring, is arguably bitter over the Bolton man’s decision to “defect” to Virgil Hunter after his crushing defeat to Danny Garcia back in 2012.
He said of … Read Article
“Sorry but the contest is over and nobody has #MayPac tickets as of today with less than two weeks to go. #FansFirst#wheresmyticket” – Oscar De La Hoya Twitter feed, April 21, 2015
Odd choice of a hashtag there, Oscar.
How can you call this a “Fans First” issue when only 1,000 out of 16,800 tickets were actually available to the public? The more pertinent questions – why were so few tickets available? And has this … Read Article
Loathsome pop-brat and perennial “hanger-on” Justin Bieber has been dealt a blow by his “buddy” Floyd Mayweather Jr ahead of next Saturday’s super-fight with Manny Pacquiao, reports the Daily Star in the UK.
The Canadian singer, who embarrassingly appeared to gate-crash proceedings when the fight was announced, had banked on being front and centre when Floyd makes his ring-walk in 6 short days.
Sadly for the 21 year old, who is more known for his … Read Article
MAYWEATHER/PACQUIAO: THE LEGENDS SPEAK debuts SATURDAY, APRIL 25 (12:15 a.m. ET/PT), immediately following “HBO World Championship Boxing® – The half-hour special will open with Lampley and Kellerman setting the stage for the mega-fight. Then Lampley sits down with Oscar de la Hoya and Shane Mosley, who faced both Mayweather and Pacquiao, to talk about how they trained and fought them and what they think each fighter will need to do to win the upcoming showdown. … Read Article