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The Queensbury Rules:
Juan Manuel Marquez
Jose Luis Castillo
So continues our marathon coverage of one of the biggest fights of 2012, Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley on June 9 on HBO pay-per-view. Previously: the stakes of Pacquiao-Bradley. Next: a preview of the undercard.Boxing's power couple, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, have each, since their rise to the top of the sport, mostly fought souls with at least a chance of having been heard of by the casual or non fan. Shane Mosley, Miguel Cotto, Juan Manuel Marquez -- these men all had name recognition, one way or another. Most of the names also had at least some kind of following; Victor Ortiz, who was on the obscure end of Mayweather opponents, at least had been a proven ticketseller and television ratings draw. The one real exception to the rule has been Joshua Clottey, the nearly anonymous Ghanaian Pacquiao fought in 2010.Enter Timothy Bradley as the latest exception. Even with HBO's 24/7 documentary program introducing him to the casual fan in recent weeks, ...
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(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...
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 [...]
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...
Manny Pacquiao tried to turn his welterweight title fight with Timothy Bradley into a brawl, but it was Bradley who won a split decision to end a remarkable run by the Filipino fighter.
Bradley won 115-113 on two scorecards, while losing by the same margin on the third. The decision was roundly booed by the crowd at the MGM Grand arena.
Pacquiao never put Bradley down, but hurt...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley will make their Grand Arrivals, in custom-designed buses displaying their images, Today! Tuesday, June 5, at the MGM Grand porte cochere and inside the main lobby. Bradley will arrive at Noon PT followed by Pacquiao at approximately 12:30 p.m. PT. Fans are invited to attend the raucous scene and take part in the spectacle to show their support...
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Upset Not Likely in Saturday's Big Fight
Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao
Birthplace: Kibawe, Philippines Resides: General Santos City, Philippines Age: 33 Height: 5' 6 1/2" Reach: 67" Current World Titles Held: WBO Welterweight (147 lbs.) Former World Titles Held: WBC Super Welterweight (154 lbs.), Ring Magazine Junior Welterweight (140 lbs.), WBC Lightweight (135 lbs.), The Ring Magazine, WBC Super...
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 →