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By Eddie Alinea,, Sun, 26 Apr 2015

LOS ANGELES, Cal. – Problems? What problems? This, in essence was how Manny Pacquiao’s chief trainer Freddie Roach reacted to reports that all is not well in the World Boxing Organization welterweight champion’s camp and th  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 26 Apr 2015

Watch the second pre-fight primer on ‘BATTLE FOR GREATNESS’ over Pinoy Box Office (OBO) over Sky Cable nationwide at 10:30 today, Sunday. Listen to boxing analysts Ryan Sngalia of Ring Magazine and Rappler as well as Mik  
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No heroes’ welcome for Petalcorin in Gensan
By Lito delos Reyes,, Sun, 26 Apr 2015

Petalcorin. DESPITE retaining his title via a sensational first round knockout, World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim junior flyweight champion Randy “Razor” Petalcorin will not get a heroes’ welcome in Gener  
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Palembang, Indonesia- Nesthy Petecio continued to dominate at the Indonesia President's Cup for Boxing at the Palembang Sports and Convention Center winning the gold in the women's bantamweight class while M  
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Money, ego, and a boxing-starved public: Why Mayweather v Pacquiao took so long to arrive
By Steve Luckings, The National, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
The popular saying goes that all good things come to those who wait. And for fans who have longed to see the world’s two best pound-for-pound boxers meet to determine who takes ownership of that title, that long wait is nearly over. There has been many obstacles placed in the way, hurdles to over  Read Full Story >>>

I’ve never seen a better Manny, says trainer Roach
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – Manny Pacquiao came late for training then left early but he still went all-out atop the ring which impressed trainer Freddie Roach with barely seven days to go before his historic fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. “It was well worth it. He beat me up a little bit,” said  Read Full Story >>>

Editor's view: Pacquiao victory could be Mayweather’s costliest
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
Should Floyd Mayweather's worst fears be realised on May 2 and he goes down to a maiden career defeat to arch-rival Manny Pacquiao, the 'Money' man can take a hefty solace in the fact that his bank balance will be considerably better off. The American, whose C.V stands at a perfect 47-0, is in po  Read Full Story >>>

Triple H can't believe how relaxed Mayweather is before big fights
By Sean Wagner-McGough, CBS Sports, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
On the night of May 2, as the time ticks and ticks away, as it gets closer and closer to fight time, there's no telling what Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will be doing with their last few hours. But if past behavior is an indicator of how one might behave in the future, well, we might jus  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao - 24 things you didn't know
By Gareth A Davies,, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
Manny Pacquiao grew up with his family in a shanty town, sleeping on cardboard boxes. His father, Rosalio Pacquiao, was a farmhand. His mother, Dionisia Dapigaran, a deeply religious woman, had a number of odd jobs. Pacquiao's mother is so religious she wanted Manny to become a priest.   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather-Pacquiao come together in Kentucky Derby starting gate
Fox Sports, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
orse racing and boxing have been intertwined throughout the years. Next Saturday, they will come together in the Kentucky Derby starting gate. That's because Itsaknockout will enter the Run for the Roses and will a sponsor of the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather grudge match later that night in La  Read Full Story >>>

ESPN's Keith Olbermann calls for boycott of NFL Draft, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight
By Nick Schwartz,, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
The NFL Draft is just five days away, and Floyd Mayweather will meet Manny Pacquiao in the richest fight in boxing history next Saturday. ESPN’s Keith Olbermann argued on his show that fans can take a stand against domestic violence by boycotting both events. “The choices are about where we as sp  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather-Pacquiao weigh-in sells more than 10,000 tickets, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
The MGM Grand has also sold more than 50,000 tickets for fans to watch the fight at its hotels and casinos. The money keeps rolling in for Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao's long-awaited fight. Normally a free event under Nevada law, both Mayweather and Pacquiao's camps agreed to charg  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: No politics, please
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – There’s no room for politics. Not now when he’s just seven days away from the biggest boxing match of all time. Manny Pacquiao has appealed to his friends in government to let him focus on his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 in Las Vegas. “After the fight, please ,” s  Read Full Story >>>

Klitschko – Jennings : A Lot to Lose
By Phil Woolever, The Sweet Science, Sun, 26 Apr 2015
IF HE CAN MAKE IT THERE – Anyone who believes Wladimir Klitschko is anything more than a 3 – 1 favorite over Bryant Jennings could be in for a rude awakening tonight. Odds favoring Klitschko by more than 10 -1 are ridiculous. Jennings is a very live underdog, and not because of any specific styli  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Mega-fight has the media mayhem of Super Bowl
By Jon Saraceno,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
When the long-anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao mega-fight was officially announced, it became shockingly apparent that this would not be your pedestrian 'Fight of the Century'. For many years, I was fortunate enough to chronicle some of the most-important fights in boxing history for U  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather’s “reckless” jabs
By Associated Press, Northwest Asian Weekly, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao intends to put on a show when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2 1/2 weeks. He really hopes Mayweather is also coming to fight, for the fans’ sake — and maybe for his own strategic purposes as well. Pacquiao radiated confidence and excitement Wednesday at the   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather-Pacquiao betting: How Las Vegas sports books are handling all the action
By David Mayo,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — If you walk up to the window at MGM Grand sports book and want to place a $200,000 straight wager on Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao, your bet will be taken without managerial approval. Next in line, please. Around Las Vegas, oddsmakers expecting such wagers contend there will b  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum unwilling to call MayPac the biggest of all time
By Dom Farrell, World Boxing News, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Top Rank founder Bob Arum is realistic over the position Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao will assume within boxing's rich history. The highly anticipated showdown between the two pound-for-pound superstars in Las Vegas on May 2 stands unquestionably as the defining match-up of the mode  Read Full Story >>>

Quijano: Making a case for either man
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
YOU must be just as excited as I am with the biggest fight in the history of the sport exactly one week away. And regardless of the outcome, you should be just as proud that one of the protagonists in the fight of the century is a Filipino. Manny Pacquiao is the greatest Pinoy fighter ever, an  Read Full Story >>>

Roach sees end of ‘pretty boy’ Mayweather
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—The end of “Pretty Boy” Floyd? Trainer Freddie Roach said Friday he doesn’t believe undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr. will stick with the Pretty Boy moniker once he steps into the ring with Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao on May 2in Las Vegas. “I don’t think so,” Roach told   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao moves ‘like a young man,’ says Nonoy Neri
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—Apart from being an assistant trainer, Nonoy Neri plays another crucial role for Manny Pacquiao. He cooks for the eight-division world champion during training camp, especially on fight week in Las Vegas. This time, Neri’s in-born culinary skills are pitted against a culinary graduate,   Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather: I've got Manny Pacquiao worried ahead of superfight, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr believes he already has the psychological advantage over Manny Pacquiao ahead of their May 2 superfight in Las Vegas. What is widely expected to be the biggest fight in boxing history was finally made after Mayweather and Pacquiao accidently crossed paths at a Miami Heat baske  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Floyd believes he has an edge over Manny, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather believes he has a psychological advantage over Manny Pacquiao ahead of Saturday’s super fight in Las Vegas. The pair accidentally bumped into each in January at a Miami Heat basketball match, chatting briefly as they came face to face for the first time before exchanging phone nu  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum on getting through the ‘tough’ promotion of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
I made sure to catch up with veteran Hall-of-Fame Promoter Bob Arum on Friday afternoon, as we are set to embark on what figures to be an epic fight week out here in Las Vegas with the May 2 Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay per view set to go down inside of the MGM Grand. With the fight no  Read Full Story >>>

World champions predict Pacquiao win
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Current world boxing champions Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and Randy Petalcorin firmly believe that fellow world champion Manny Pacquiao would win against undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Nevada, USA. Nietes, 32, who defeated Mexican Gilberto Parra on March  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather v Pacquiao: 20 things to know about Floyd Mayweather Jnr
By Gareth A Davies,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, sharing one bedroom with four siblings. They lived in poverty. But Grand Rapids is famous for boxers – Stanley Ketchel, Buster Mathis, Tony Tucker, James Toney, Peter Quillin. And the four famous Mayweathers. Floyd's father and two uncles were al  Read Full Story >>>

Boxer J’Leon Love thinks Mayweather ‘too smart, too skillful’
By Mark Giongco, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — Super middleweight boxer J’Leon Love thinks Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be too much for Manny Pacquiao when the two finally meet in the ring on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Love, who once served as a sparring partner of the pound-for-pound king before eventually bei  Read Full Story >>>

Jinkee Pacquiao says Manny needs to knock out Mayweather
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—Jinkee Pacquiao is not worried about the most important fight in her husband’s career, but she thinks Manny Pacquiao should knock Floyd Mayweather Jr. out when they finally meet in Las Vegas on May 2. Jinkee, the vice governor of Sarangani province which is represented by Pacquiao in th  Read Full Story >>>

Wild Card’s security chief unfazed with thick crowds
By Dino Maragay, The Philippine Star, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he’s considering his fight with Manny Pacquiao next week as just another day at the office. So does Rob Peters, the person in charge of ensuring order at the Wild Card Gym, which has seen extraordinarily thick crowds the past few days as the megabout draws   Read Full Story >>>

Petition started for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight to be shown live in Malaysia
By Michael Murty, The Rakyat Post, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
KUALA LUMPUR, April 25, 2015: A fledgling petition has been created to urge Malaysia to show the “Fight of the Century”, the Floyd Mayweather Jr versus Manny Pacquiao boxing match, which will take place on May 3. The petition, urging Malaysian broadcasting company Astro to show the match for t  Read Full Story >>>

Jinkee Pacquiao without a care in the world days before highly awaited showdown
By Gerry Ramos,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – Although married to a boxer, Jinkee Pacquiao admits she is nowhere to being an expert in the sweet science of prizefighting. But just like anyone who understands boxing, Mrs. Pacquiao said she knows only one convincing way for her husband Manny Pacquiao to win on May 3 (Manila time)  Read Full Story >>>

Everybody wants a piece of the 'Pacman' as Mayweather fight draws closer
By Gerry Ramos,, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – As the ‘Fight For The Ages’ draws closer, more and more people are aching to see one half of the marquee showdown. The five-bedroom house of boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao at Plymouth Blvd. was once teeming with visitors on Friday afternoon (Saturday, Manila time) shortly after he   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing-Retailers make a killing ahead of Pacquiao-Mayweather megafight
By Rosemarie Francisco, Reuters, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
(Reuters) - Sales of Manny Pacquiao boxing gear and effects have soared as much as 10 times ahead of his May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather, with Philippine retailers struggling to cope with demand from fans snapping up any paraphernalia they could find. Online and front-end retailers are seei  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: authentic Filipino
By Manuel L. Caballero, Filipino Reporter, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
WE have been observing Manny Pacquiao for years since he started winning the eight divisions in his sport. He is fast becoming a legendary figure in the world of boxing. The president of ESPN TV recently observed that Manny P. is a Filipino superstar and is one of the two greatest boxers of hi  Read Full Story >>>

Traffic snarl disrupts Pacquiao schedule
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 25 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—A traffic snarl on his way to the Wild Card Gym for the scheduled afternoon workout forced Manny Pacquiao to deviate from the rest of his daily routine Friday. His convoy from his home in Plymouth Boulevard arrived in the gym an hour late although he went through his two-hour workout in  Read Full Story >>>


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