MANNY PACQUIAO NEWS

DSH's Weekly Boxing Notebook: Pacquiao on weight already for Algieri, Bernard Hopkins amazes

For anyone who thought eight-division champion and WBO welterweight belt holder Manny Pacquiao might be overlooking his next opponent, WBO junior welterweight champ Chris Algieri, those thoughts should be quickly to put to rest after seeing his media workout today in his General Santos City gym.  Pacquiao surprised many by already making weight several weeks before fight night.“Weight...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao sparring with Viktor Postol & Mike Jones

Manny Pacquiao put on a big display at his workout on Friday. Press from all over the Philippines crammed into his General Santos City gym to watch him work out with trainer Freddie Roach. Pacquiao, is of course preparing to face the unbeaten Chris Algieri, and he's facing a unique challenge in terms of Algieri's size. Therefore, he's brought in several sparring partners...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao vs. Algieri: Pacman talks basketball career; Roach thinks sparring partners better than Algieri

Eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao spoke with media members Thursday morning on an international conference call to speak about his upcoming Nov. 22 fight date with Chris Algieri in Macau, China. With a lot of attention being paid to Pacquiao and his newfound basketball career in the Philippines with the team he coaches/plays for the Kia-Sorrento of the Philippine Basketball...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao: Chris Algieri deserves to be here & we’re taking nothing for granted

Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) and Freddie Roach hosted a conference call emanating from General Santos City, Philippines, where Pacquiao has been in deep, rigorous training for his bout against Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs). Right here, you can find the entire conference call transcript. FRED STERNBURG: Mabuhay! Good morning, good afternoon, good evening for wherever you are in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao vs. Algieri gets new HBO Boxing special “Under the Lights” hosted by Max Kellerman

HBO Sports introduces an all-new special when Under the Lights: Pacquiao vs. Algieri debuts Saturday, Nov. 15 at 11:45 p.m. on HBO. The special will dig deep and put the upcoming HBO PPV showdown on Nov. 22 between world welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao and fast-rising challenger Chris Algieri under the spotlight. Hosted by HBO Boxing commentator Max Kellerman, Under the Lights...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao vs. Algieri: Algieri says speed power overlooked; Manny just a man & mental approach

Chris Algieri showed that the increased media spotlight isn’t having a huge effect on him, as he sat with a crowd of reporters and answered questions with ease after the Gennady Golovkin versus Marco Antonio Rubio bout Saturday at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Crediting his ease of public speaking to his school days, he seemed to enjoy speaking with the media at hand...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Should Never Play Basketball (Video)

How well did Manny Pacquiao do? Let’s just that he should stick to one sport.  In the Filipino league, Manny Pacquiao debuted for Sorento and many spectators were curious to see how he would do. How long did PacMan actually play? Just about 7 minutes. If you want to picture him playing basketball, check out the highlights below. [BSO] The post Manny Pacquiao Should Never Play...
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao makes pro basketball season debut, month before title defense

MANILA, Philippines -- Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday, just a month before he is set to defend his WBO welterweight crown. Pacquiao started Sunday's game for the newly formed KIA Sorento of the Philippine Basketball Association but played only seven minutes and committed two turnovers in his team's 80-66 win over the Blackwater Elite at Philippine...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao makes professional basketball debut

MANILA, Philippines (AP) Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday, just a month before he is set to defend his WBO welterweight crown. Pacquiao started Sunday's game for the newly formed KIA Sorento of the Philippine Basketball Association but played only seven minutes and committed two turnovers in his team's 80-66 win over the Blackwater Elite at...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Algieri training in Vegas at Palazzo in preparation for Manny Pacquiao

Beginning October 19, undefeated Chris Algieri will begin training at The Palazzo for his upcoming fight against Manny Pacquiao. Algieri will train in a custom gym at The Palazzo through November 13 and is giving boxing fans the ultimate opportunity - the chance to watch training sessions. "The Palazzo has rolled out the red carpet for me," said boxer Chris Algieri. "...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Moving Back to 140 lbs to Get More KOs

Manny Pacquiao needs to find the fountain of youth and that may very well be a move back down to junior welterweight. Manny’s trainer Freddie Roach spoke on a move back to 140 lbs and what it’ll do for Manny’s lost power: “There’s a lot of competition in the 140-pound division, a lot of them are going to 147 because they want to fight Manny for the bigger money but as...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather Says He’ll Fire Floyd Sr. if he Keeps Talking About Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather, like the rest of us, is fed up with talks about him and Manny Pacquiao fighting. He’s gone to the point of saying that his father, Floyd Sr., could be let go if he doesn’t stop adding fuel to the fire. “Well, my father is totally wrong …Like I said before, we have people constantly being removed from the Mayweather Promotion team, Team Mayweather, and we...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Roach: Manny Pacquiao to fight at 140 pounds after Algieri bout

With the talent pool in the 147-pound welterweight division dwindling for the division’s WBO champ, Manny Pacquiao, the Filipino star will drop down to the 140-pound division for his next bout. Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach spoke of the proposed weight drop at his Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, citing renewed opposition and the potential for a more powerful Pacman fighting...
Via Fight Hub TV
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Banner Promotions getting ready for Algieri, Provodnikov & Andrade bouts, and next year’s Boxcino

Banner Promotions will be closing 2014 with a string of domestic and international fights that are on tap for their big name fighters. On Saturday, November 22 in Macao, China, Chris Algieri will take part in one of the biggest fights of the year when he takes on Manny Pacquiao in an HBO PPV bout for Pacquiao's Welterweight title. On Friday, November 28 in Moscow, Russia, "...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Just stop with the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao rumors, that includes you, ESPN

Every day, a new story is popping up about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight. The same Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight that's 5 years too late. The same fight which legitimately could have been the most important clash in the sport for decades, and then was flushed down the toilet by greed, stubbornness and stupidity. The same fight, which in all unbiased analysis,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Manny Pacquiao struggles in pro hoops debut

Maybe Manny Pacquiao should just stick to boxing. The current WBO welterweight champion made his debut in the Philippines Basketball Association with the KIA Sorento as a player-coach, and it wasn’t pretty. Pac-Man scored just one point, committed two turnovers and grabbed a rebound in his team’s 88-77 loss to a team called Blackwater Sports. The eight-division champion, who...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Sr. says Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao bout will happen

When a person of interest is reluctant to say something that the masses want to hear, usually a family member, especially a parent, is a solid source as any. In the case of Floyd Mayweather Sr. stating that his son, pound-for-pound king, Floyd Mayweather Jr., will undoubtedly face Manny Pacquiao before his career is over the source isn’t so reliable. Mayweather Sr. told FightHype...
Via Fight Hub TV
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather Sr. Says Pacquiao Vs. Floyd Is Going To Happen

Go ahead and mark this under “we’ll believe it when we see it,” but for what it’s worth Floyd Mayweather Sr. insists that the fight the world wants to see, Manny Pacquiao versus Flloyd Mayweather Jr., is going to happen in 2015. World class trainer and father to the undefeated champion in five divisions spoke with Ben Thompson of FightHype.com and made it clear, he believes...
Via Ring Kings
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Father Of Floyd Mayweather Says Pacquiao Fight Will Definitely Happen

Photo Credit: FloydMayweatherSr/Facebook Why do we even bring up the Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao ‘future’ mega fight because it will never happen right? This is possibly true, except that every time we hear that ‘it might’ happen, we just can’t stop ourselves from being excited about it. Via FightHype, the father of Floyd Mayweather (Mayweather Sr.) is convinced...
Via Blog Surface
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather Sr Guarantees Son Will Fight Manny Pacquiao

Nobody knows who Floyd Mayweather will fight except for Floyd Mayweather, but some people in his camp, notably Mayweather Sr., has a lot to say on the subject. The latest coming from Sr is a guarantee that his son will fight Manny Pacquiao. Sr makes sure he says several times that his son has told him nothing about his, but then follows it with “mark my words.” “That fight’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather Sr. guarantees son will fight Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Sr. said this week that he is certain a fight between his son, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Manny Pacquiao will be taking place at some point in the near future. “That fight’s gonna happen. Trust me. That fight’s definitely gonna happen,” Floyd Sr. said in an interview with fighthype.com. “It’s a fight for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley Goes From 6 Pack to Beer Belly (Photos)

I’ll just go out on a limb and say that Timothy Bradley was hitting the buffets a little too hard after his loss to Manny Pacquiao. The once chiseled champion was asked about his next fight, versus Deigo Chaves in December, and decided that the shirtless-chubby look was fine for the interview. I thought Bradley was handled by Pacquiao but I didn’t think it would drive him to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao: Floyd Mayweather acts uneducated, I feel sorry for him

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao both know the odds of them ever fighting one another are incredibly low, but that hasn’t stopped them from trading shots outside the ring. During a recent TV interview in the Philippines, Pacquiao criticized Mayweather for the way he carries himself. “I’m not angry at him,” Pacquiao said, according […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather takes shot at Pacquiao: Says “Miss Pac Man” is broke & desperate

There have been some shots fired from both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao as of late. Pacquiao has been talking about how Mayweather doesn't want the fight and isn't ready for it. Well, Mayweather has now answered with his own attack of sorts, posting a photo montage on Facebook. Check it out here. The post features three images of Pacquiao, two on knockdowns, and the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather: Pacquaio is 'broke' and 'desperate'

Floyd Mayweather Jr. expressed a willingness to fight Manny Pacquiao earlier this month, but we have learned over the years that the odds of the bout ever actually taking place are incredibly slim. That’s not stopping Mayweather from trying to make Pacquiao look bad. On Friday morning, Mayweather posted to image you see above on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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