Found June 04, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Manny Pacquiao will face Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday, and it could be his last professional fight.
“Bradley’s no killer, but he tries hard,” Freddie Roach said, according to the Associated Press. “Manny should eat him up as he comes forward. I think Manny should look really good in this fight.
“If he looks bad, he retires. At least I’ll tell him to. And he may be the first one who will listen to me.”
Pacquiao might not even need the convincing from Roach if he looks bad. The boxer has been talking about retirement ever since February, and reiterated his stance in March.
Pacquiao is only 33 years old, but this will be his 60th professional fight. He also is a congressman in the Philippines and has a future in politics to consider. About all he has left in boxing is a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. that looks no closer to happening.
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The Road to Pacquiao vs. Bradley 24/7 series has been taking viewers into the training camps and lives of Manny Pacquiao, Timothy Bradley, their trainers, families and teams. Right here, fight fans can check out the full video of episodes 1 and 2 from the multiple-part series. Each video is about 30 minutes in length, so relax and enjoy.
Pacquiao-Bradley 24/7 Episode 1 Full Video...
American Idol's Jessica Sanchez is confirmed to sing the National Anthem before the Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley World Welterweight Championship, Saturday, June 9, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Sanchez will be singing before a live audience of over 16,000 fans and tens of millions of viewers worldwide watching it live on Pay-Per-View.
The 16-year-old San Diegan was...
Top Rank announced today that the June 9 Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley world welterweight championship event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, will be available live on both pay-per-view television and online. The four-bout pay-per-view card, produced and distributed live online by Top Rank for $54.95, boasts interactive features unique to the digital platform through MLBAM’s...
OK so here we go! Another fight week is about to kick off as Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley have both wrapped up their training camps with their date with destiny taking place on June 9th. As the fight gets closer and closer a weird shift has happened…a Pacquaio opponent has a chance to win…a [...]
(Eds: APNewsNow.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Boxing Writer He's a vegan in a sport where meat is king, a thinking man's fighter in a game that embraces brawlers. Timothy Bradley never wavered in his chase for boxing glory, even when his bank account was down to $11 and there was no guarantee he would ever get a big fight.
He's finally got one against Manny Pacquiao, and Bradley...
On Saturday evening, while Showtime was televising a quadrupleheader of boxing action, HBO was debuting Pacquiao vs. Bradley 24/7 episode 3. The third episode of Road to Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 24-7 takes us into the heart of training camps, with the intensity picking up, and the fight coming up in a very short seven days. Right here, find a complete recap of Pacquiao...
So the craziness of fight week begins and on tap we have this exclusive video interview with undefeated Timothy Bradley as he makes it known that he is looking to smash Manny Pacquiao in his words. The two of course will fight on June 9th, and it is a fight that is known seen by [...]
Best friend of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and hip hop mogul 50 cent is not planning on seeing Manny Pacquiao take on Timothy Bradley the night of June 9th. For one, 50 cent can’t even remember Timothy Bradley’s name! In Las Vegas, the rapper caught up with assembled media and Marcos Villegas as he spoke about [...]
When it comes to drug testing and the apparently widespread issue of steroid usage and performance enhancing drugs in boxing, Timothy Bradley has no worries. Despite utilizing a full regimen of supplements, shakes and various nutritional products, failing a drug test is not an issue for him.
“Nope, no concern for me,” Bradley said in a recent interview with ProBoxing-Fans.com...
Upset Not Likely in Saturday's Big Fight
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist The gym had been cleared, and the wait for Manny Pacquiao had begun. He would spar six rounds this day to prepare for his fight with Timothy Bradley, and there was security at the door of the Wild Card to make sure no one but the usual entourage and assorted fight types were on hand to watch.
No cameras, no video. Nothing...
The legendary trainer of WBO world welterweight king Manny Pacquiao insists that the 33-year-old Filipino superstar will retire if he “looks bad” defending his belt against WBO light welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley Saturday night at the MGM Grand Arena in … Continue reading →
Manny Pacquiao, Timothy Bradley dish on their Saturday showdown.
Fight correspondent Marcos Villegas recently had a chance to speak to Top Rank Boxing founder Bob Arum. The two discussed the recent media attention Timothy Bradley has been receiving as the point was brought up that Bradley is looking more and more like a live underdog as his mega bout with Manny Pacquiao draws closer. [...]