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I don’t know what it is about Yao Ming taking pictures with smaller people, but it makes me smile every time. The latest in a very long series features Manny Pacquiao , Brandon Rios, and Yao Ming just having a grand old time during a recent meeting in China. The result is something I can’t take my eyes off of.
Pacquiao and Rios square off on Nov. 23rd.
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In an another exciting edition of “Yao Ming Is Tall, Makes People Not As Tall As Him Appear Not As Tall” (see here), former NBA great Yao Ming, all 7-feet-6-inches of him, recently posed for a photograph alongside boxing greats Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios. And, as one would expect, Yao Ming makes people who [...]The post Yao Ming is taller than people who are shorter than...
Manny Pacquiao took to the media to state the obvious: Floyd Mayweather will never fight Pacquiao¬ despite the public’s wish for the two fighters to meet over the past several years (via ESPN.Co.uk).
“I’ve stopped thinking about him because I don’t think he will fight me. I’ve been waiting four years already,” Pacquiao said.
Although you can trace both fighters back...
In case someone hasn't figured it out already, Yao Ming is very tall.
In fact, as the NBA's tallest active player at the time of his retirement, all of his fellow active and retired basketball stars (with the exception of just two- Gheorghe Muresan and Manute Bol) have to take a rare look upwards to have a conversation with the former Rockets center.
So naturally, boxing...
“Waiting four years already,” Manny Pacquiao told Boxing News on Monday he doesn’t expect to ever throw fists with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Finances and drug testing protocols have long been roadblocks to cementing an extremely lucrative bout between the 36-year-old Mayweather (44-0, 26 KOs) and Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs). “I’ve stopped thinking about him because I don’t think...
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we have posted images of people standing next to former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming and looking pretty small while doing it.
In this edition, professional boxers Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios recently took the below photo:
To note, Pacquiao is only 5’7.
Yao Ming is really tall [Bad Left Hook]
The busy press tour for the Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios fight continued today, now in Shanghai, China. Here, the fighters enjoyed a unique opportunity, and one that definitely made for a unique photo-op, as former NBA star and international celebrity Yao Ming was on hand. Take a look right here to see how Pacquiao and Rios stack up with Yao Ming. Somebody needs to put a tale...
The press tour for the Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios fight this fall has been continuing over the past few days. They began in Macau, coinciding with the Fists of Gold II card with Zou Shiming. Then they have made several additional stops, including a visit to the Great Wall, and now an official press conference in Beijing. Right here, you can find a collection of photos from the...
Manny Pacquiao is sick of chasing Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The star welterweight says he's stopped hoping for a bout against "Money" Mayweather.
"I've stopped thinking about him because I don't think he will fight me. I've been waiting four years already," Pacquiao told Boxing News.
Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach is still holding out hope...
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios are in the midst of their China press tour, which coincided with Top Rank's journey to Macau for the Fists of Gold II event in Macau this past weekend. After an introductory press conference for Pacquiao vs. Rios at Macau, the two have continued their Chinese escapades, which took them to the Great Wall of China for a visit.
The topic of Manny Pacquiao's health and his future in the sport of boxing has been largely discussed since his devastating knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez last year. Trainer Freddie Roach has never shied away from the topic either. In this video, Roach discusses Pacquiao's health, his stance on Pacquiao continuing fighting, for how long, and under what conditions, and...
Stop No. 2 on the Manny Pacquiao – Brandon Rios 23,722-mile international media tour to promote their historic 12-round welterweight rumble has landed them in Beijing. On Monday, Pacquiao, Rios and their respective trainers, Hall of Famer Freddie Roach and Trainer of the Year Robert Garcia, began the day with a little morning roadwork – approximately 3,000 steps worth -- as they...
Mike Alvarado beat Brandon Rios in a fight of the year candidate, but while Rios got the money fight with Manny Pacquiao, Alvarado gets to fight in his hometown against Ruslan Provodnikov.
Provodnikov lost a narrow decision to Tim Bradley in another fight of the year candidate.
Fist will be flying in this one.
Congrats to @MileHighMike303 for agreeing to terms for an Oct 19 match...