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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Is Bullet-Proof
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, 18 Apr 2014
How many things in life are actually bullet-proof? I would venture to say not many, but in sports there are a few things that really are bullet-proof and can't miss.
The Super Bowl is bullet-proof. By that I mean it doesn't matter which two teams play in it, it's going to draw the biggest te Read Full Story >>>
Vegas on steroids; In Macau, casino revenues dwarf the Strip's and big boxing bouts find a new home
By Tim Struby , ESPN.com, 18 Apr 2014
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THE CROWD AT McSorley's, an "authentic" Irish pub in a corner of the Venetian Resort and Casino, is throwing back Carlsberg and shots Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao -- Bloody Trunks Sell for $40k ... at Charity Auction
TMZ.com, 18 Apr 2014
The bloody boxing trunks Manny Pacquiao wore during his victory over Timothy Bradley this weekend have sold at a charity auction for a cool $40,000 ... TMZ Sports has learned.
After the April 12th fight, Manny decided to donate his shorts, gloves and other boxing memorabilia -- to help raise money Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Bradley II PPV Numbers Coming Next Week
By Ryan Maquiñana, BoxingScene.com, 18 Apr 2014
Manny Pacquiao’s triumphant return to the win column last Saturday over a tenacious Tim Bradley certainly pleased HBO Sports president Ken Hershman. The question now becomes whether or not the fight delivered in pay-per-view sales.
“It was a great fight to watch,” Hershman told BoxingScene.com on Read Full Story >>>
Showtime Boxing Triple-Header: History, High Stakes, and Chocolate
By Tyson Bruce, Boxing Insider, 18 Apr 2014
Boxing returns to Showtime this weekend with a triple-header from the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. The card features three-primetime fighters in Bernard Hopkins, Paulie Malignaggi, and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin, who are in vastly different stages of their professional careers. The one Read Full Story >>>
Cotto vs. Martinez: A Fight Fan’s Dream
By Scott Tonelli, 3MoreRounds.com, 18 Apr 2014
What sells a fight? Opinions will differ depending on whom you ask. Some are attracted to big name stars, other prefer to watch a showcase consisting of younger fighters just coming into their prime, and some just don’t care who’s in the ring, as long as they get a hell of a show. And yet, there is Read Full Story >>>
Money on Manny – Another Tecate
By Kevin Harding, BoxingMoney.com, 18 Apr 2014
It’s the post-fight Pacquiao vs. Bradley press conference and Bob Arum, in response to some MGM maneuvers, is in full throttle; “…A fifteen to one fight being advertised (Mayweather vs. Maidana)…I come from an era to see competitive fights…a 25-1 fight, on the undercard (Mayweather-Maidana)…a guy fa Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao wins, doesn't sell
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 18 Apr 2014
Although Manny Pacquiao scored a resounding decision victory against Timothy Bradley Jr. to reclaim his welterweight belt last Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the PacMan wasn’t nearly as resounding in terms of his drawing power.
Pacquiao-Bradley II generated almost $1.1 million les Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao open for 5th fight with Marquez
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, 18 Apr 2014
LOS ANGELES – Manny Pacquiao relishes the idea of facing his Mexican nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez for the fifth time.
Fresh from exacting payback against Tim Bradley in Las Vegas, Pacquiao told a handful of Manila-based scribes that he doesn’t see any problems getting it on with the master counte Read Full Story >>>
Santoliquito: Mayweather Would Make Easier Work Of Pacquiao
By Joseph Santoliquito, CBS Sports, 18 Apr 2014
Philadelphia, PA (CBS) — Once it was over, the temptation was easy to go there: Manny Pacquiao was proclaimed “back” by his multitude of minions after he vanquished the game, though out-skilled Tim Bradley last week, avenging the grave injustice that was done to “Pac-Man” the first time they fought. Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather in Hot Tub
By George Thomas Clark , Boxing.com, 18 Apr 2014
I’d like to thank Floyd for granting me a place in the hot tub, though he insisted I put my shirt back on to cover what he said was “too much loose flesh…”
“Ladies, it’s a whole lot better being in this fancy hot tub in my Las Vegas mansion than in a sweaty arena, isn’t it?”
“Yeees,” gushed al Read Full Story >>>
Can We Please Cool It With The PPV Undercards?
By Sean Crose, Boxing Insider, 18 Apr 2014
I know, I know, undercards are a part of the fight game. Hey, I actually agree. I like a full night of boxing as much as the next fan. It’s just that things have become, well, a bit excessive lately. Take last Saturday night, for instance. The Pacquiao-Bradley rematch definitely lived up to the hype Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Net Worth: How Much Did The Boxer Add To His Fortune In 2013?
By Anthony Riccobono, International Business Times, 18 Apr 2014
Floyd Mayweather made more money than any athlete in 2013. According to a list released by ESPN, the boxer tops the 25 highest-paid athletes of last year.
The report, which does not include endorsements, claims that Mayweather earned $73.5 million for his two fights last year. In his bout against Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs Pacquiao: "During the first negotiation, we were against the blood test and it was kind of our fault"
Fight Saga, 18 Apr 2014
In the days leading up to the April 12th rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley, Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach participated in a special "trainer's roundtable discussion" with various members of the boxing press.
Recently on Youtube.com, internet radio show host Dontae Wil Read Full Story >>>
Sanchez: Golovkin heading to 168, Chavez Jr. deal almost done
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 18 Apr 2014
Gennady Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez has confirmed to WBN that the 160lb king is recharged and ready to move up to super-middleweight following the sad death of his father earlier this year.
Negotiations have been ongoing for some time with former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez J Read Full Story >>>
PHOTOS: PACQUIAO DEPARTS L.A., HEADS BACK HOME
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Apr 2014
LOS ANGELES -- Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao (C) arrives at LAX Wednesday night to board a Philippine Airlines flight going back to Manila after successfully capturing back his WBO welterweight title by defeating Read Full Story >>>
BACK TO MACAU FOR MANNY?
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Apr 2014
After beating Timothy Bradley convincingly to regain the WBO welterweight crown in Las Vegas last weekend, Manny Pacquiao declared he’s got a lot of fight left in him for the next two years.
Pacquiao, 35, is rumored Read Full Story >>>
Mike Tyson Making The Most Of His Time In Pittsburgh Before Friday's ShoBox Telecast
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Apr 2014
FORMER HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION MIKE TYSON MAKING THE MOST OF HIS TIME IN PITTSBURGH IN ADVANCE OF FRIDAY’S SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TRIPLEHEADER
Tomorrow, Friday, April 18, LIVE on SHOWTIME (10:45 p.m. ET/PT) From Monroeville Co Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Looks to Boxing, Political Future
By Samuel Chi, The Diplomat, 17 Apr 2014
Manny Pacquiao’s air of invincibility began to unravel after losing to Timothy Bradley in their first fight in June 2012. Now that he’s won the rematch decisively, it looks like the popular Filipino champion will have a chance to finish his career back on top.
Pacquaio’s decisive win by unanimous Read Full Story >>>
Philippines: Pacquiao ally, 6 others face murder charges
By Edwin G. Espejo, Asian Correspondent, 17 Apr 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (April 17) – Murder and multiple frustrated murder charges were filed last week against a Sarangani provincial board member for the ambush slaying of Maitum Mayor George McPerson ‘Mac’ Perrett.
Charged was Alexander Bryan Reganit of Maitum town.
Reganit is a provincial boa Read Full Story >>>