Found November 01, 2012 on
Sports by Colin:
After offering to accept 45% of the pay-per-view revenue no matter the victor to finally cement a welterweight bout, the insatiable Floyd Mayweather had the audacity to state that Manny Pacquiao’s willingness to receive less cash proves the Filipino’s desperation. … Continue reading →
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by Mick Akers Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach made it clear that Manny Pacquiao, not himself chose to fight Juan Manuel Marquez for a fourth time on December 8. If the five-time trainer of the year had his way a different fight may have been taking place. Roach explained that instead of a fourth [...]
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