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Freddie Roach: “I don’t think Floyd Mayweather’s a great fighter, I think Manny Pacquiao’s the better fighter!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 30 Mar 2015
The names Mayweather and Pacquiao have been tied together in regards to a fight for over 6 years, and now that the bout is finally set and all the talk about the fight coming together is over, the fight itself faces it’s toughest task, and that is living up to all the hype. The fight will break ever Read Full Story >>>
Nietes: Setting the example
By Bill Velasco, The Philippine Star, 30 Mar 2015
Donnie Nietes’ dream is simple: to be a world champion for a decade. Saturday night, he once again proved why he is a prototype boxing champion, with a masterful demolition of Gilberto Parra at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Parra, a second replacement opponent for Nietes, was younger, taller and had a Read Full Story >>>
PETALCORIN DEFENDS TITLE AGAINST MA YI MING OF CHINA ON APRIL 24 IN BEIJING
PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2015
General Santos native Randy Petalcorin (22-1-1, 17KOs) will make the first defense of his WBA interim world light flyweight title against Ma Yi Ming (12-5, 7KOs) of China on April 24 at the Capital Venue in Beijing, Chin Read Full Story >>>
No stopping Nietes now
By Sev Sarmenta, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 30 Mar 2015
When you stage an international boxing card, there’s always the risk that one side of the equation won’t create balance.
Because you can research all you want on the Internet and check fighters on YouTube and you still don’t know what you’re really getting until the boxers from abroad actually st Read Full Story >>>
Donaire eyes title crack at 122; Nietes next defense July 4
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 30 Mar 2015
Pacquiao scarier than Mayweather, says Garcia
Pinoy Pride 30: A lot on the line for Nietes, Donaire
Nietes guns for knockout; Donaire starts climb back to top
Historic joint broadcast for Pacquiao-Mayweather
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Limpag: Donnie cements legendary status
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, 30 Mar 2015
WITH his latest win, Donnie Nietes, the longest-reigning Filipino world champion now has 35 wins, 1 loss and 4 draws with 21 knockouts.
That nine round demolition of pretender Gilberto Parra in Pinoy Pride 30 was just the latest showing in a long line of impressive wins this unassuming, and somet Read Full Story >>>
Arum’s prediction: Pacquiao will win ‘round after round’
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 30 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Bob Arum is on the same page with Freddie Roach that Manny Pacquiao will be the dominant fighter on May 2 in Las Vegas.
Roach said a while back that Pacquiao is going to win every round against Mayweather, a 38-year-old boxer who’s running out of legs.
That means Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's Hot, Hot Welterweights
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, 30 Mar 2015
SONAHR: March 29, 2015 - What’s the hottest division in boxing today? Welterweight. Indeed, there is almost an embarrassment of riches in the 147-pound class, starting at the very top, where Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao reside. These two are also at the pinnacle of the pound-for-pound r Read Full Story >>>
Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 5: 2010, the greatest fight that never happened
By Blair Newman, ProBoxing-fans.com, 30 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were at an impasse. Accusations flew back and forth between their two teams. Their fans abused one another in online forums. It was a war alright, but one of words. The two fighters’ fists remained firmly unclenched.
Mayweather and Pacquiao was the fight everyo Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao 2015: Is it really for the fans?
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, 30 Mar 2015
The laws of economics don’t cease to exist within the sport of boxing merely because athletes like Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao put their lives on the line each and every time they compete in the squared circle…and all for the sake of entertainment.
In a very simplified economic principle: Read Full Story >>>
Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao's speed is Floyd Myweather's nightmare
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, 30 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather knows that he needs to find an almost instant solution to address Manny Pacquiao's extraordinary speed when they collide on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Mayweather has identified Pacquiao's speed as the reason why the Filipino boxing superstar has Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan-Chris Algieri Clash in Talks For 5/30?
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, 30 Mar 2015
Is Amir Khan (30-3, 19KOs) looking to outshine his former sparring partner on May 30th? Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport, who promotes IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, told UK scribe Nick Parkinson that rumors circulating around the British circles have Khan stepping in the ring with Chris Algier Read Full Story >>>
Nacho Beristain Doesn’t Want Marquez To Wait For Mayweather-Pacquiao Winner
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, 30 Mar 2015
Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain, the long-time trainer of four-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, is closing the curtain on the feasibility of his future Hall of Famer squaring off the ring again with either Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The 41-year-old Mexican superstar was last see Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao shortens odds vs Mayweather: 2-to-1
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 30 Mar 2015
With Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. less than six weeks away, the odds of a Mayweather win has narrowed as Pacquiao continued to tickle the fancy of bettors.
From a massive 3-1 favorite, Mayweather has become a less than 2-1 favorite to beat Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Veg Read Full Story >>>
Dahlberg: Inside Floyd Mayweather's camp, where the cars are clean
By Associated Press, Boston Herald, 30 Mar 2015
LAS VEGAS — The best evidence the boss was around was the white Ferrari 458 Spider parked in front between two equally white Rolls Royces, top off and gleaming in the late afternoon sun. While Floyd Mayweather Jr. worked inside, a man with a spray bottle and cloth worked to make sure there wasn't an Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO UNITES COMPETING TV NETWORKS
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES -- For continuously pursuing and succeeding in forcing American Floyd Mayweather to finally face him in what is billed the biggest and richest fight in the history of prizefighting, Filipino ring icon Manny Read Full Story >>>
Palace hails Donaire, Nietes victory
Sun.Star Philippines, 29 Mar 2015
MALACANANG congratulated on Sunday Filipino boxers Nonito Donaire Jr., and Donnie Nietes for winning against their respective contenders in a boxing match held at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City Saturday night.
"We would like to congratulate our Filipino boxers who have done so remarkably wel Read Full Story >>>
FIGHTING WITH ONE EYE, ASENJO STOPPED IN 3RD
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2015
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - Mexican flyweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada retained his World Boxing Organization (WBO) and World Boxing Association (WBA) titles here tonight after Filipino challenger Romel Asenjo's handlers s Read Full Story >>>
Estrada continues dominance over Pinoy fighters with successful defense of flyweight belts versus Asenjo
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2015
Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada of Mexico retained his WBO and WBA world flyweight gems against Rommel Asenjo of the Philippines via third round stoppage at the Poliforum Zamna in Merida, Yucatán, Mexico.
Estrada, (32-2, Read Full Story >>>
Column: Floyd Mayweather craves more than a victory over 'reckless' Manny Pacquiao
By David Mayo, mlive.com, 29 Mar 2015
LAS VEGAS -- A sign on the entry door declares, "Boxing Gym Closes At 3 p.m.," except it is on the inside, where only those who already have gained admittance can see it. It's just as well. The time is much closer to when Floyd Mayweather begins a training session than ends it, so the notion of a mi Read Full Story >>>