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Sticking with the theme from last week’s schedule, here’s a two minute video of movie characters saying “son of a *****.” As usual, the heading video has nothing to do with the schedule, despite my occasional attempt to make a tenuous connection. Like this: It’s almost, but not quite, the kind of week that will have you saying “son of a ******** when you’re looking for some boxing to watch. Yeah, that was terrible. Anyway, Mikkel Kessler is finally returning to action and there’s some fun to be seen on Friday Night Fights, as well as the usual global goings on.
Karim Mayfield vs. Raymond Serrano, Friday, ESPN2, Albany N.Y. The capital of the Empire State hosts this interesting match up between limited junior welterweight prospects Mayfield and Serrano on Friday. To me, this is a good FNF fight – neither of the undefeated protagonists will ever be elite, but they’ll test each other and hopefully entertain in the process. Mayfield (15-0-1) has had weird career arc. He...
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Manny Pacquiao is a congressman in the Philippines in addition to being one of the top boxers in the world, so his political viewpoints are influential. Pac Man is conservative and follows the word of the Bible, so it’s no surprise that he vehemently opposes President Obama’s acceptance of gay marriage.
“God’s words first … obey God’s law first before considering the...
The 24/7 Road to Pacquiao vs. Bradley series debuts this Saturday on HBO, as the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley showdown rapidly approaches on June 9th. Right here, you can take a special sneak preview at the series with two First Look videos, a feature on Bradley and his background, and a feature on Pacquiao as well.
First Look: 24/7 Manny Pacquiao
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Manny Pacquiao has created quite a hullabaloo this week after his inner-Mitt Romney came out when he reportedly said he was against gay marriage. It was a stance that even got him temporarily banned from (cue dramatic music) The Grove shopping center in L.A.
Naturally, Floyd Mayweather has now put in his two cents for the same-sex marriage conversation and, shocker, has taken the...
This whole Manny Pacquiao/gay marriage thing should've been a tiny blip in the boxing discussion, but it wasn't. So what can we learn from it?
The Examiner's fleet of search engine-optimizing writers don't always write in the most clear fashion. No surprise there. Nobody who was a party to the offending interview in question thinks Pacquiao said anything about killing...
Manny Pacquiao recently ruffled some feathers with comments about same-sex marriage. Like a true politician, the Filipino congressman has backed off his stance a bit.
The eight-division world champion and top pound-for-pound boxer on the planet had taken some serious heat when it was reported that he quoted the Bible in reference to his stance on gay marriage. Pacquiao is a devout...
I can get down with polygamy T...
Boxing superstar Pacquiao said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press that he doesn’t support gay marriage because of his Roman Catholic beliefs. But he said he has gay friends and relatives, and supports their rights. “I’m not against the gay people,” Pacquiao said. “I’m not condemning them. … I have a cousin (who is)...
Manny Pacquiao says he loves and supports gays and lesbians, even though he does not approve of gay marriage.
The world champion boxer and Filipino congressman has been criticized ever since he gave an interview to the examiner.com website in which he opposed President Barack Obama's support for gay marriage.
Pacquiao said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press...
The notorious founder and president of BALCO tweeted last night that he believes WBO world welterweight king Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao abuses performance enhancing drugs. Victor Conte, who was convicted in 2005 of conspiracy to distribute steroids and money laundering out … Continue reading →
Floyd Mayweather is squaring off against Manny Pacquiao and once again it’s NOT in the ring. This time they’re fighting over gay marriage. With the media still buzzing over Manny’s controversial condemnation of gay marriage, Pretty Boy Floyd released a counter-statement on Twitter … saying, “I stand behind President Obama & support gay marriage.”He added, [...]
If Manny Pacquiao wants to grab a bite at Maggiano’s or catch a movie at Pacific Theaters, he’s going to have find a different place to do it while he’s in LA. The Filipino boxer reportedly has been banned from upscaled outdoor shopping center The Grove in Los Angeles.
Pacquiao was scheduled to do an interview with Extra’s Mario Lopez at The Grove on Wednesday, but that...
Mikkel Kessler (44-2, 33 KOs) and Allan Green (31-3, 21 KOs) worked out in front of the Danish media in Copenhagen today. “It's chilly here but I will heat it up on Saturday,” Allan Green stated ahead of the WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship (Silver) showdown. “I feel strong, I feel fast, I feel fit. I am full of energy...
I guess we'll just have to shop in West Hollywood T...
Boxing champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao was barred from an interview with entertainment show “Extra” at the Grove in Los Angeles after making an anti-gay remark. Following Pacquiao’s anti same sex marriage statements, his scheduled appearance on “Extra” was cancelled, according to both Pacman and Extra Host...
I have my reasons T..
In an interview with the National Conservative Examiner, the boxing champion opposed President Barack Obama’s stance on same-sex marriage. “God only expects man and woman to be together and to be legally married, only if they so are in love with each other,” Pacquiao said after citing a passage from Leviticus 20:13 in the Old Testament. “It should not...
In the latest policy change at the “Bible of Boxing” to send shockwaves through the boxing community, Ring Magazine announced today on its website that every headline on the site going forward will feature the names of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, regardless of the actual content of the story. According to the once-venerable magazine, the mandate is intended to...
Manny Pacquiao is opposing President Barack Obama views of gay marriage -- as the President supports the right that gay people have to marry within their sex.The boxer, who did an interview with the National Conservative Examiner, criticized President Obama stance on the issue, going as far as to evoke the Old Testament cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. "God only expects man...