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Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao combined for $1.6 billion in PPV sales
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS -- It's hardly a secret that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are going to sell a lot of pay-per-views on Saturday when they meet at the MGM Grand Garden for the WBA-WBC-WBO welterweight title in what is expected to be the largest grossing fight in boxing history. Their full pay-  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar De La Hoya: My pick to win the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
By Oscar de la Hoya, Los Angeles Times, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
scar De La Hoya says the will to win is what separated Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao from other foes Oscar De La Hoya is one of five men who have fought both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. The "Golden Boy" from East Los Angeles lost to both, and each battle was historic. Insi  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao has plenty of hype – let's hope the glory is worth weighting for
By Dave Kidd,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Demand to see the best of their era face off means even the WEIGH-IN is all-ticket but it's feared the fight is five years too late to be as good as it needs to be, writes Dave Kidd On Friday night in Sin City, ten thousand punters will sardine themselves into the MGM Grand’s Garden Arena, having  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather v Pacquiao: 'Muhammad Ali v Joe Frazier was easy to fix up compared to this'
By Gareth A Davies,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Bob Arum exhales a deep sigh as he weighs up the question - but the answer is yes. The man who has spent a lifetime promoting super-fights for legends such as Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns says that Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao has surpassed everything for   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao takes road to greatness
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—This chase for greatness has begun with one final push across state lines. His quest to cement his boxing legacy less than a week away, Manny Pacquiao was to roll out to Las Vegas in style Monday afternoon (Tuesday in Manila) for the final phase of his bid to put a blot on Floyd Mayweat  Read Full Story >>>

Family fight over, Floyd Mayweather Sr. says Junior is going to kick Manny Pacquiao's [bleep]
By Jerry Izenberg,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS — It wasn't always Father's Day at the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Boxing Club. Fifteen years ago, Senior and Junior parted ways for highly personal reasons, and Junior brought in his uncle Roger as the new trainer. It took well over a decade for that rift to heal. Among the things Floyd said at   Read Full Story >>>

4.2-magnitude quake hits sea off Pacquiao’s Sarangani
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Days before Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. rock Las Vegas with their megafight, a magnitude 4.2 quake shook the sea off the Filipino champions hometown of Sarangani in Mindanao. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported that the quake occurred under water  Read Full Story >>>

Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
LAS VEGAS – A few years ago, after another impressive victory by Manny Pacquiao, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum declared that the Filipino superstar was the greatest fighter he'd ever seen. Given that in his half-century in boxing he'd promoted Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Tho  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao: Sugar Ray Leonard expects surprises
By Kevin Mitchell, The Guardian, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
There is nothing Sugar Ray Leonard does not know about boxing and there is quite a lot he knows about Floyd Mayweather, the man behind the image, the fighter behind the attitude. It is his admiration of Mayweather’s ring craft, mental toughness and self-confidence bordering on arrogance – qualiti  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Watch: What to look for
By Edwin G. Espejo, Asian Correspondent, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
By this time, Team Pacquiao is on its way to Las Vegas for what could be a long wait to eternity. Despite the glare of the spotlight and the chaotic frenzy of the media and fans as the fight nears, it will be the loneliest week for both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. Deep inside them, th  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Battling More Than Just Manny Pacquiao
By Kirk Jackson, Boxing Insider, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
The matchup between Floyd Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) is the most anticipated fight ever. A fight in discussion for more than half a decade, a fight dissected and analyzed over and over and over. One of the intriguing aspects of the clash between the two, is  Read Full Story >>>

For Pacquiao, being nice may have its price
By Artemio T. Engracia, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
HOLLYWOOD—It is part of Manny Pacquiao’s mandate as the people’s champion that he must sign autographs, pose for pictures, grant media interviews and receive celebrities and personalities who want to bask in the glow of his popularity. And this worries some of those close to the champion going in  Read Full Story >>>

Plenty of props on Mayweather-Pacquiao
By Scott Burnside,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
ARLINGTON, Va. -- And, in the end, Game 7 is exactly where two teams with so much baggage trailing behind them, so much to prove, and so much optimism about the future should be. The New York Islanders, haunted by the ghosts of their franchise's dynasty years, and the Washington Capitals, haunted  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao gets in some final training in Los Angeles and heads for his Las Vegas hotel ahead of Floyd Mayweather fight
By Oliver Todd, Daily Mail (UK), Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Manny Pacquiao is on his way to the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's fight of the century against Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand having finalised his preparations in Los Angeles. Pacquiao is moving from his training camp in LA into his regular Vegas hotel on Monday as he mak  Read Full Story >>>

TV networks fight over rights for Mayweather v Pacquiao match
By Reuters, The Malay Mail Online, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES, April 28 — Guadalupe Jaimes, a Chicago roofing supply salesman, calls the US$100 (RM360) pay-per-view price tag for a high-definition broadcast of Saturday’s boxing mega-match “ridiculous.” It’s a price that he and millions more will pay to watch an undefeated Floyd Mayweather take on M  Read Full Story >>>

Mexico Can Watch The Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight For Free
Vibe, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
With the bets rolling in for Floyd Mayweather’s fight against Manny Pacquiao this Saturday (May 2), Mexico has one less cost to worry about. TMZ Sports reports that the blockbuster PPV will be streamed for $free.99 in Mexico. The World Boxing Council says two major Mexican TV networks, Televisa a  Read Full Story >>>

Why I cannot bring myself to watch boxing’s fight of the century
By Melissa Jacobs, The Guardian, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
I won’t be watching Mayweather-Pacquiao on Saturday night. It wasn’t the easiest decision because I really do love boxing. The individualism, the genuine pageantry, even the sheer danger of it – all bring an intrigue that no other sport can match. And because mega-fights are so hyped, the personalit  Read Full Story >>>

Vegas Valley medical professionals prepared for Mayweather-Pacquiao mega-fight
By Steven Moore, Las Vegas Review Journal, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Every aspect of the big Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight will be dissected this week, and that includes medical contingencies being anticipated by health care professionals. Hospital officials say their preparations for Saturday’s mega-fight in Las Vegas will be similar to the level of s  Read Full Story >>>

Sunday lunch at Kabuki costs Manny $4,200
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – Manny Pacquiao coughed up $4,200 or roughly P186,000 for Sunday lunch at a Japanese restaurant in Hollywood. For someone who’s guaranteed $80 million for the upcoming fight, that’s loose change. It was slightly higher that last week’s tab of $3,700 at the same restaurant. Still,   Read Full Story >>>

Thurman predicts Mayweather victory, but ‘Floyd is vulnerable’
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Keith Thurman may lay claim to a share of the world welterweight title. But nobody has anointed him king just yet. That day may be coming. But for this week, Thurman, the reigning World Boxing Association champ, is relegated to fan status. And like millions of others, he’ll be watching when Floyd  Read Full Story >>>

Wladimir Klitschko to face unbeaten Tyson Fury in mandatory defense
By Dan Rafael,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
With heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's American return ending with a clear decision victory against Bryant Jennings on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, he said he plans to make his defense, a mandatory, against unbeaten British big man Tyson Fury. Klitschko, who hadn't  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather is fuelling up for Manny Pacquiao fight on organic food... but he can't resist fried hotdogs, reveals Chef Q
By Richard Arrowsmith ,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jnr's personal chef responsible for fuelling the the fighter ahead of his $300million clash with Manny Pacquiao has revealed her boss does have some weaknesses when it comes to food. Quiana Jeffries, aka Chef Q, was brought into Mayweather's camp after driving through the night t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Mayweather is a big-ticket fight in Vancouver
The Vancouver Sun, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
It’s being called the fight of the century. Regardless of whether Saturday’s long-awaited welterweight bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. lives up to pre-fight hype in terms of excitement, it will definitely be the richest fight in history. The bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena  Read Full Story >>>

Victory over Cotto was Pacquiao’s best
By Colin Seymour,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Manny Pacquiao took the welterweight division by storm between early December 2008 and mid-November 2009, with increasingly spectacular victories over Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton and Miguel Cotto. By then, Cotto, now a prominent middleweight, was the best of that trio, and that’s why Pacquiao’s d  Read Full Story >>>

Does God Watch Boxing Matches?
By Earl Blaney,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015

For a reason I cannot remember I once found myself in the “family and friends box” of a Korean Basketball Association game played between two teams that were not worth remembering. I do however have one strong memory   
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Tomorrow! Tuesday, April 28 at 11 A.M. PT Mandalay Bay’s South Convention Center – Bayside C LAS VEGAS, NV. (April 27, 2015) – YOU GOTTA FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT TO RAAAALLY! Fighter of the Decade, eight-division world champion and bo  
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"Mayweather vs. Pacquiao" Promotion Aligns With "ITSAKNOCKOUT" In Exclusive Sponsorship Deal Of Kentucky Derby Horse, Tue, 28 Apr 2015

Itsaknockout. Unique Deal Ties Starlight Racing’s Thoroughbred and Prestigious Race to the World’s Most Accomplished Fighters and Boxing’s Biggest Event in Decades Race For The Roses And Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Super Fi  
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Carlsen retains title @ Shamkir 2015; Wesley So @ 3rd place
By Jose "joeyj" Jereos Jr.,, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
The  Shamkir Chess 2015 also known as  the 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial  held in Shamkir, Azerbaijan, 17-26 April 2015, in memory of the late Azerbaijan’s great and famous chess player GM Vugar Gashimov was won for the second straight year by the reigning World Champion (WC) Magnus Carlsen.  It was a  Read Full Story >>>

Full night of Action-Packed fights coming to the MGM Grand Garden Saturday,May 2, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Young Stars Complement Epic Welterweight Championship Showdown Between Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao LAS VEGAS (April 27, 2015) - 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-m  Read Full Story >>>

After six fights, and six victories, it is difficult to conceal the optimism surrounding Anthony Hardy's young career., Tue, 28 Apr 2015
So far, he's managed to overcome a smorgasbord of opposition, including a few of Britain's long-time journeymen in Matt Seawright, Ibrar Riyaz, and Jason Nesbitt. He's also taken home victories against a couple of fellow novices in Lee Gibbons and Chris Bennett. He has yet to lose a fight, be knocke  Read Full Story >>>

Now a rival, Floyd Mayweather once cheered hard for Manny Pacquiao
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
They're now bitter rivals and their fight on Saturday at the MGM Grand has created a huge gulf between their fan bases. But on Jan. 21 2006, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was cheering Manny Pacquiao on during a rematch with Erik Morales in a super featherweight fight at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao recalls incredible journey
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES – The last 14 years, Manny Pacquiao has taken the land trip to Las Vegas countless times, often returning triumphant and a few times sad and lonely. As his convoy makes the four-hour 300-mile journey to Sin City on Monday afternoon, Pacquiao will take special pride in this particular   Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather is fuelling up for Manny Pacquiao fight on organic food... but he can't resist fried hotdogs, reveals Chef Q
By Richard Arrowsmith , Daily Mail (UK), Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jnr's personal chef responsible for fuelling the the fighter ahead of his $300million clash with Manny Pacquiao has revealed her boss does have some weaknesses when it comes to food. Quiana Jeffries, aka Chef Q, was brought into Mayweather's camp after driving through the night t  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather-Pacquiao: How clean will the fight be?
By Rick Maese, Washington Post, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
For weeks, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have been met at all hours by strangers. They’ve been visited in their homes and in their gyms, voluntarily giving blood and urine aimed at ensuring both boxers enter the ring for Saturday’s much-anticipated fight completely drug-free. Travis Tygart, ch  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao’s record against Americans is encouraging but Mayweather is a different prospect
By Steve Luckings, The National, Tue, 28 Apr 2015
It is said certain boxing styles suit certain fighters, that one man’s attributes in the ring can be his undoing against a fighter with the tools to nullify them. But what about nationalities suiting certain fighters? As Manny Pacquiao laces up his gloves and fixes his gum shield on Saturday   Read Full Story >>>


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