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Los That Sports Blog:
Tweet Manny Pacquiao, who for a vast period of time was regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the sport, is slated to face the dangerous Brandon Rios Saturday November 23 in China for the vacant WBO welterweight title. There has been drama building up to the fight, including Pacquiao and Rios’ camps mixing it up in the days leading up to the fight. A Pacquiao would not only be a personal accomplishment for the veteran boxer but also could be looked at as a sign of hope for his home country the Philippines, that was recently hit by a devastating typhoon, resulting in the death of over 5,000 people. To get you prepared for the bout, Alex Hillsberg and Finances Online has put together an excellent infographic detailing Pacquiao’s career path to present day, including how much the Philippine native has grossed along the way. Enjoy!
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As we post this, you’re probably getting up and yea we’ve been at work for the past ten hours trying to get you all this Pacquiao vs. Rios stuff. If you haven’t heard or if this is the first page you are visiting, Manny Pacquiao beat Brandon Rios pretty easily via UD in a twelve round fight.
The post fight press conference took a break due to the fact that Manny Pacquiao had...
Listen below to our expert boxing panel as we analyze Saturday's upcoming PPV bout between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios. In this episode, we will discuss the strategy each fighter is expected to employ and will offer predictions for the fight. We will present audio footage from the fighters' Los Angeles press conference and will also weigh in on yesterday's near...
Manny Pacquiao is fighting to overcome more than just his sensational knockout loss last year, with the hopes of a nation devastated by Typhoon Haiyan pinned firmly on his shoulders this weekend.There’s no getting away how big a star Pacquiao is in his homeland of the Philippines, a country which has been left reeling following the natural disaster which has claimed the lives of...
When Manny Pacquiao squares off against Brandon Rios on Saturday night, he'll be a big favorite to win the fight. Yet, more than a few people are siding with "Bam Bam" Rios to win the bout.
Not me. Here are my top 5 reasons why Manny Pacquiao will prevail on Saturday and defeat Rios.
Manny Pacquiao is no stranger to big fights, of course, sharing the...
MACAU, CHINA - Displaying the speed and skills that made him one of those most feared men in boxing, Manny Pacquiao out worked and devastated Brandon Rios over twelve round to win by unanimous decision Saturday night in Macau, China. A bout that threatened to be overshadowed by typhoon Haiyan and an ugly exchange between the two camps in the days leading up to the bout ultimately...
Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios by unanimous decision Sunday morning in Macau for his first victory in over two years. He looked fast and powerful, and he proved to be the championship-caliber fighter he was prior to getting leveled by Juan Manuel Marquez last year. Pacquiao destroyed Rios for nearly the entire fight. One judge […]
Robert Garcia, the trainer of Brandon Rios, said Friday that Manny Pacquiao is showing signs of coming to the end of his career and vulnerable in the WBO international welterweight title fight.
Pacquiao is coming off two losses and has not fought since his devastating knockout defeat at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez almost a year ago. Garcia said he's noticed subtle signs...
The Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios fight takes place tonight in Macau, China, and will be televised live on HBO pay-per-view. However, not all fight fans shell out their cash for the PPV, and instead many choose to watch Pacquiao vs. Rios live streaming online.
The upside of course to watching Pacquiao vs. Rios live stream online as opposed to on the official broadcast is of course...
On November 23, 2013, Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao will have officially gone all-in on the biggest gamble of his career in facing Brandon Rios on a HBO PPV event in Macau, China. Pacquiao is coming off two straight losses to Timothy Bradley and his long-time rival, Juan Manuel Marquez. If he were to lose a third straight, then his Hall Of Fame...
Full weights from Macau, China:
Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios 146.5
Evgeny Gradovich 125.75 vs. Billy Dib 126* (IBF featherweight title)
Andy Ruiz Jr. 257.8 vs. Tor Hamer 220
Zou Shiming 111.5 vs. Juan Tozcano 110
Felix Verdejo 134.5 vs. Petchsamuthr Duanaaymukdahan 136.5
*Dib weighed in a second time and made weight
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios weigh in:
see the undercard fighters weigh in!
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios tipped the scales Friday on live television for tonight’s bout at the CotaiArena. The 5-foot-6 Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) weighed 145 pounds and the 5-foot-9 Rios (31-1-1, 23 KOs) went 146.5. The 27-year-old Rios, who once had the audacity to cruelly mock Freddie Roach and the tremors that accompany his Parkinson’s disease, most recently...
If there wasn’t already enough hype for Manny Pacquiao – Brandon Rios bout on Saturday in Macau, China, what happened yesterday at a local gym created even more pre-fight buzz.
Boxing’s biggest-ever money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao could finally take place according to a key player behind the negotiations.Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, who promotes the Filipino superstar, admitted to BoxNation that there is genuine will on his part to make the fight happen should Pacquiao overcome the relentless Brandon Rios in Macau, China this weekend.
David Beckham has flown into Macau to take up his ringside seat to show his support for the ‘inspirational’ Manny Pacquiao. The global icon has admitted that he is a ‘huge fan’ of the boxing superstar and has backed him to give the Philippine public something to cheer when he faces Brandon Rios this weekend.
The Philippines have been left devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, which...
Freddie Roach has lost all diplomacy when it comes to Brandon Rios. Roach, who trains Manny Pacquiao, has gone into full trash-talking mode ahead of the fight between Pac-man and Rios on Sunday in Macau (Saturday night in the US). This week Roach has ripped Rios’ speed, defense and overall ability. Rios said he was […]