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BIG PRESS CONFERENCE TO LAUNCH BLOCKBUSTER ‘PINOY PRIDE 30’ FIGHT CARD
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Feb 2015
A big press conference will be hosted by ALA Promotions and their partners, the giant broadcast network ABS-CBN to launch the blockbuster “Pinoy Pride 30” fight card titled ‘D DAY’ on Monday at 12:00 noon at the Glor Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather faces the music
By Skip Bayless, ESPN.com, 27 Feb 2015
My view is that Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally couldn't win. Damned if he did or didn't.
He could keep running, retire undefeated and live with the shame of THIS GLARING ASTERISK: Never Fought Manny Pacquiao.
Or he could be dared and goaded and mocked into facing his greatest fear: 47-1.
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FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO BEGIN TRAINING CAMP FOR MANNY PACQUIAO NEXT WEEK
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 27 Feb 2015
Once again, it's time for the hard work and dedication to begin. FightHype.com has been informed that pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather will begin training camp on Monday, March 2, for his highly-anticipated mega-fight with 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao on May 2 at the MGM Gra Read Full Story >>>
Will Mayweather-Pacquiao Turn MGM Resorts' Luck? - Analyst Blog
Nasdaq, 27 Feb 2015
MGM Resorts International ( MGM ) is pinning its hopes on possibly the most awaited boxing bout of this generation. Last week, boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally sealed a deal for a match on May 2 in Las Vegas' MGM Grand and the record demand for tickets has resulted in exorbitantly Read Full Story >>>
Sampson Boxing Renews Co-Promotional Agreement with Super Bantamweight Slugger Hugo 'Cuatito' Ruiz
PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing and Oswaldo Kuchle of Promociones Del Pueblo proudly announce the renewal of former interim WBA World bantamweight and current WBC #2-rated super bantamweight contender, Hugo "Cuatito" Ruiz (35-2, 31 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico's co-promotional contract.
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NBA -- Cavs heating up at the right time
By Alex Boytan, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
CLEVELAND -- After starting the season at 1-3 and losing four straight last November 17 to 22, the Cleveland Cavaliers hardly looked like a playoffs team, let alone a championship contender.
Things only got worse from there afte Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- LeBron's 42 powers Cavs past Warriors
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- In what was potentially an NBA Finals showdown, the Cleveland Cavaliers handled the explosive Golden State Warriors, 110-99, on Thursday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
LeBron James notched a season-high Read Full Story >>>
Op-Ed: Why first six rounds are critical for Pacquiao
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, 27 Feb 2015
Manny Pacquiao's first six rounds of his 12-round fight against Floyd Mayweather on May 2 could either lead to his first knock out win in six years or his sixth loss in his 20-year pro career.
Earlier, Pacquiao has made known his plan to use his own version of speed and power as he hopes to land Read Full Story >>>
Mosley Picks Mayweather Over Pacquiao, Challenges Juan Manuel Marquez
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, 27 Feb 2015
With about three months to go before the May 2 Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao mega-fight, qualified experts are being sought out from all over the sporting world to offer their predictions. Few of these experts, though, are more qualified than former three-division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosl Read Full Story >>>
Mendoza: For Pacquiao and Floyd just Fight One
By Al S. Mendoza, Sun.Star Cebu, 27 Feb 2015
AGAIN, not to brag but I knew it would happen. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are going to fight as this was, like or not, written in the stars. No one can ever stop it from happening, not even Mayweather.
Mayweather had tried his best to stop it—but only for show.
In truth, he just merel Read Full Story >>>
Guerrero: Beating Thurman Puts Me Back in The Mix
By Ryan Burton, BoxingScene.com, 27 Feb 2015
Former four-division champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (32-2) is 100% focused on his March 7th showdown against Keith Thurman (24-0). With that being said, it is hard not to look ahead at so many intriguing match ups that may lie ahead for the 31-year-old should he emerge victorious.
"I know Read Full Story >>>
Ruslan Provodnikov: “Manny Pacquiao is a little bit older, and maybe not as hungry, but I think he still has the speed and agility”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 27 Feb 2015
Former WBO welterweight champion, Ruslan Provodnikov is looking to have a big 2015 and he is getting the year started with a highly anticipated match against Lucas Matthysse. I had a chance to speak with Provodnikov during the 230th edition of “On The Ropes” boxing radio to get his thoughts on his u Read Full Story >>>
Ricky Hatton “Mayweather’s not quite looked the force he was”
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, 27 Feb 2015
Former champion Ricky Hatton sat down for an extended interview with Kugan Cassius for iFL TV. In it, he discussed his thoughts on the upcoming super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
Having been in the ring with both, one would expect Hatton’s familiarity with the fighters to ru Read Full Story >>>
Kenneth Sims Jr. ‘Sparring with Manny Pacquiao and being a part of the biggest event in boxing history will be a great experience’
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, 27 Feb 2015
Earlier today, budding lightweight prospect Kenneth Sims Jr. (5-0, 2 KO’s) confirmed an earlier report from Dan Rafael that he will be sparring with Manny Pacquiao ahead of the Filipino superstar’s pay per view clash with Floyd Mayweather on May 2.
“Just got the best call ever,” Sims stated on Fa Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather's ego is greater than his record
By Ron Shillingford, CayCompass.com, 27 Feb 2015
Floyd “Money” Mayweather has for years insisted he is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, insisting he is the most gifted pugilist since Sugar Ray Leonard, no less.
Although Mayweather is unbeaten in 47 bouts and is clearly better than all peers and firm favorite to outpoint Manny Pac Read Full Story >>>
An open letter to Floyd Mayweather
Rivals Sports Network, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA — Just to let you know, I hate open letters. I hate opening a post with the words “Dear so-and-so.”
But here goes.
If you think that by agreeing to the Super Fight that will put you opposite eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao will put to rest all the talk about the du Read Full Story >>>
‘Fitting tribute?’ Pimentel eyes special tax incentive for Pacquiao
By Maila Ager, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines–To inspire Manny Pacquiao in his megafight with American Floyd Mayweather Jr., a senator will file a bill, granting the Filipino world champion a “special tax exemption.”
“Manny being a Filipino promotes the Philippines,” Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said in a statem Read Full Story >>>
BIR’s Henares warns Pacquiao ahead of Mayweather bout
By Bong Lozada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 27 Feb 2015
MANILA, Philippines—Another match, another warning.
Even before his fight against rival Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao was immediately on the other end of a sucker punch.
It was, again, Commissioner Kim Henares of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) warning Pacquiao to report his earnin Read Full Story >>>
Zou Shiming: "Expect Me To Be a Champion"
PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
CHINA'S ZOU SHIMING IS READY FOR HIS WORLD FLYWEIGHT TITLE SHOT!
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (February 26, 2015) -- Despite having only six professional fights under his belt, ZOU SHIMIING, the two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and th Read Full Story >>>
Marquez Warns Pacquiao To Avoid Jose Luis Castillo Fate
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, 27 Feb 2015
Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez has advised his former foe, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, to do everything in his power to avoid the possibility of allowing the unification with WBC/WBA champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. to go to the scorecards. The fight is taking pla Read Full Story >>>