Tickets for the highly anticipated world championship showdown between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao taking place Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena will be available tomorrow for both in-arena and closed circuit viewing.… Read Article
Tuesday in Mexico City, the WBC unveiled the million dollar belt that will be presented to the winner of Mayweather-Pacquiao on May 2nd.
Current WBC 175lb champion Adonis Stevenson and legendary former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes were on hand to help with the unveiling, alongside WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman.
It’s always good to see the Easton Assassin, who won his own WBC strap in a gruelling fight with Ken Norton in 1978, out and about … Read Article
LOS ANGELES, CA- The Henry Armstrong Foundation has received a signed glove from Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach and seven division world champion Manny Pacquiao, which will be auctioned off at an exclusive Mayweather/Pacquiao watch party May 2nd at Porter Ranch in the San Fernando Valley.… Read Article
The panic among those rich enough to secure one, must be rising steadily as tickets for the “Fight Of The Century” are STILL not on sale to the public as at time of writing (Weds am)
A little over 24 hours ago Golden Boy Promotions boss, Oscar De La Hoya issued a day-long offer to anybody with a genuine ticket, that could they take a photo and tweet it to him, he would send them … Read Article
A press conference was held today at Foro Mazaryk in Mexico City to unveil the Emerald Belt that will be presented to the winner of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2nd. Over 200 journalists were in attendance.
Former WBC heavyweight world champion Larry Holmes was on hand as a representative for former WBC champions, and current WBC champions were represented by WBC light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson.
WBC President … Read Article
courtesy of Bovada, (www.Bovada.lv, Twitter: @BovadaLV). There will be even more props next week for the fight.
“We have been holding Mayweather -210 and Pacquiao +170 for over three weeks now and we feel it is quite solid with almost even action on both sides. With Manny paying almost 2/1, our risk on him has been steadily growing and there is no question we will need Floyd to win on May 2nd. … Read Article
When the names of the six potential referees for May 2nd were put into the public domain, one man’s stood head and shoulders above the rest for many people.
Kenny Bayless, who will turn 65 two days following the fight was unanimously voted in 5-0 by the panel of representatives from the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today (tues) and already, less than an hour after the official announcement, the internet has gone into meltdown. … Read Article
I spent this morning watching old boxing clips, compilations of great rounds, profiles of great fighters and the one thing that became obvious was that styles most certainly make fights. Ali was superbly sleek and ultimately elusive until he shared the ring with Frazier whose marauding style negated much of what Ali had to offer. Their trilogy rank amongst the all-time great bouts as styles forced those men into a war that defined an era … Read Article
Now we are just days out from May 2nd, the world and his wife have a prediction as to how the big fight is going to go.
The latest fight figure to wade in, is Mexican legend Marco Antonio Barrera, best remembered for his epic trilogy with Mexican rival Erik Morales. Many British fans will also remember him as the man who, for all intents and purposes, ENDED the career of British legend Prince Naseem … Read Article
LAS VEGAS (April 20, 2015) — It has often been said that “as the heavyweight division goes, so goes boxing,” but that has not always been the case and, in fact, might not even be valid when viewed from a comprehensive perspective dating back to the late 19th century. In Boxing, German author Bertram Job’s epic, 420-page coffee-table dissertation on all aspects of the sweet science, he writes that, “Elegance is the trademark of the … Read Article