Ronda Rousey scores only free ticket to Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Following her dominant, 14-second win over Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Saturday night, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was ready to spare no expense to land a ticket to the biggest boxing matchup in history as Floyd Mayweather takes on Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Vegas. Rousey earned $180,000 for her performance over Zingano and she was prepared to spend whatever...
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The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Keith Thurman, Adrien Broner And Zou Shiming

For a while it looked like Manny Pacquiao was getting into the trash talk spirit with Floyd Mayweather by wearing the shirt above. Unfortunately, it was not to be. We should have all have realised that Pacquiao is too polite even to trash talk via dress. Some wiseguy had Photoshopped it on to him. Still, it’s hard not to be filled with optimism about the sport as spring springs...
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I don’t care about Mayweather vs. Pacquiao & neither should you

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao is a Bust: Although I doubt I am the only pundit in boxing who truly feels this way, I may very well be the only one willing to put it as plainly as this: I have next to no interest in the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao superfight. Frankly, I don’t think fight fans should be even half as excited as they seem about this fight, and I’ll tell you why...
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Mayweather, Pacquiao to meet just once before fight week

The fight is so big, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. won't be spending much time promoting it. The two boxers will get together March 11 in Los Angeles for the only press conference before the week of the fight, organizers said Monday. They won't meet again until the final press conference at the MGM Grand in the days before the May 2 mega fight. Both fighters have begun...
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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao LA press conference on March 11

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will make their first head to head appearance prior to their May 2nd mega-fight on Wednesday, March 11, in Los Angeles, California. Maywether, Pacquiao and their teams will speak to the media in downtown LA at 11am Pacific on that date. This event is unfortunately not open to the public, and there hasn’t been any other news as of yet in terms...
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PHOTO: Manny Pacquiao Trolling Floyd Mayweather With Pacman Shirt?

The fight that the world thought would never happen is finally going to on May 2. Floyd Mayweather is finally going to be stepping in to the ring against a legitimate contender, Manny Pacquiao. With the fight just a couple months away both have to br preparing for the fight. It looks like Manny was when this shot of him wearing a t-shirt with a Pacman eating a money symbol was taken...
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Report: Bob Arum says Mayweather-Pacquiao split could reach $300 million

The long-awaited super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is set to be the biggest fight in the last two decades and with that will be record-breaking earnings for both fighters. The May 2 bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas could amass a fight purse of $300 million according to Top Rank’s Bob Arum (h/t “We have to do the math,” Arum said...
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Manny Pacquiao records own entrance song for Mayweather fight (VIDEO)

Manny Pacquiao is pretty good at a lot of things — boxing, basketball ... did I mention boxing? Hoops aside, one talent PacMan really enjoys showing off is his love of song. And, while the boxer prepares for his May 2 fight against undefeated Floyd Mayweather, the Filipino hit the studio and laid down a track titled “Lalaban ako para sa Pilipino” or “I will fight for the...
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Manny Pacquiao is singing his own entrance music for Floyd Mayweather fight

On May 2, Manny Pacquiao will be dancing in the ring with Floyd Mayweather and he'll be singing his own entrance music, too.   According to Phillippines-based GMA News, Pacquiao spent Thursday recording the song "Lalaban Ako Para sa Pilipino," which translates to "I am going to fight for Filipinos." The song was written by Lito Camo, the same composer who wrote "Para sa 'yo ang...
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Manny Pacquiao’s New Song Will Be Used As Entrance Song Vs. Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao tried to quit the music game, but he just couldn’t stay away. He’s best known for his boxing, but Pacquiao’s dabbled in other things away from the ring including basketball, politics and yes, even singing. The musical career wasn’t especially successful for the boxer, but he’s on the comeback trail. The Filipino boxer is releasing a new song titled “Lalaban...
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Manny Pacquiao using his own song as entrance music for Mayweather fight (vid)

As some may know, Manny Pacquiao fancies himself something of a double threat. While the greatness of his boxing career cannot be questioned, his recent forays into the music world indicate he finds himself an equally capable singer. Pacquiao actually is an accomplished recording artist, in a certain sense, and intends to use a song...Read More The post Manny Pacquiao using his...
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Mayweather To Start Training For Pacquiao Next Week

The fight of the century is on — with no catchy nickname or 5 city tour to promote the bout. is reporting that pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather will open his training camp on Monday, March 2, for his highly-anticipated mega-fight with Manny Pacquiao on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight is a little more than 9 weeks away and...
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Mayweather vs Pacquiao Ticket Prices Are How Much!?

Five years ago when I was dying to see Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, I always said I would immediately buy a ticket so I could see one of the biggest boxing events of all time in person. Fast forward five years and the fight is finally happening, but I, unfortunately, will not be in attendance. Why? Because the ticket prices are OUTRAGEOUS! According to Tiqiq, ringside seats...
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Manny Pacquiao Risking Injury Before Floyd Mayweather Fight

For years Manny Pacquiao fans have been dying to see him take on Floyd Mayweather inside the squared circle. Although the fight was officially announced last week, that doesn’t mean the fight will actually take place. If either fighter were to face an injury, the fight would be cancelled. Unfortunately for those long-time Pacquiao fans, their fighter refuses to take any precautions...
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Former NBA player banished from Philippine Basketball Association for “insulting” Manny Pacquiao

Jim Racalto (Doung Pensinger – Getty Images) Former Kentucky basketball player Daniel Orton was a first-round pick in 2010 NBA draft. His pro career in America didn’t work out, so he went to play in the Philippines. Unfortunately, Orton committed the number one cardinal sin in the island country: YOU DO NO SAY ANYTHING NEGATIVE ABOUT MANNY PACQUIAO. EVER. Via SB Nation: The...
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Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part I: Mayweather becomes a Money star

In the lead-up to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s mammoth May 2nd bout we will be reliving the dramatic moments and specific periods that led them both to this clash. In the first installment of our 10-part exclusive series on, the Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, we begin by casting our minds back to a time before Mayweather was the face of boxing. Part...
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Philippine team cuts former NBA player for Manny Pacquiao insult

Former NBA player Daniel Orton hasn't played in an NBA game since January of 2014, but he's still traveling the world and working as a professional basketball player overseas. Up until February, Orton had been playing in China, and he recently signed with the Purefood Hotshots in the Philippines after the conclusion of the CBA season.  Orton's stint in the Philippines came to a...
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Daniel Orton kicked off Philippine basketball team for ‘insulting’ Manny Pacquiao

All those who are currently employed by the Philippine Basketball Association need to understand that insulting Manny Pacquiao could cost you your job. Daniel Orton, a former Kentucky player who was drafted by the Orlando Magic, was kicked out of the Philippine Basketball Association earlier this week when he made a comment about Pacquiao that...Read More
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Early Action Favors Pacman In Superfight With Mayweather

While the unblemished record and pound-for-pound king of the ring moniker belong to the loquacious and flamboyant Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (47-0, 26 KOs), the initial wave of betting action for the undisputed champion’s May 2 bout with Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) has heavily favored the Filipino sensation riding a three-fight win steak. Officially announced to the world on February...
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Former NBA player Daniel Orton released by Philippine BBall team for criticizing Pacquiao's skills

Daniel Orton, a three-year NBA veteran who was working in the Philippine Basketball Association, is now team-less after criticizing Manny Pacquiao’s basketball skills. Last week the then Purefoods Hotshots player was asked about, ahem, player-coach Pacquiao's bball skills:“Professional boxer, yeah, okay… professional basketball player, no. It’s a joke.”Yeah, that was enough...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orton booted from PBA after dissing Pacquiao’s ball skills

Daniel Orton, a three-year NBA veteran who now plies…err, plied…his trade in the Philippine Basketball Association, is now team-less after learning a harsh lesson in criticizing national heroes. Last week, Orton’s team, Purefoods Hotshots, faced off against Kia Carnival (yes, these are real team names), which boasts Manny Pacquiao as a player-coach. After the game, Article...
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Former Kentucky Player and First Round Pick Kicked Out of Philippine Basketball Association For Insulting Manny Pacquiao

One of the cool things about professional sports these days is that you don't necessarily have to make it in one of the major leagues in order to keep playing. Baseball has always had the minor leagues, football players can go to the Arena League, and basketball players can go over seas. That is what former Kentucky player and first round pick Daniel Orton ended up doing, but his...
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Philippines Player Cut After Saying Manny Pacquiao Sucks at Basketball

Philippine basketball officials have fired a player for ridiculing Manny Pacquiao’s quest to become a professional basketballer. Former Kentucky and NBA player Daniel Orton hit the headlines last week after playing against Pacquiao in the local pro-league, a game in which the boxing champion didn’t score a single point. Afterwards Orton clowned Pacquiao to the media. “Professional...
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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Bob Arum says MGM will only give ringside tickets to customers w/$250,000 credit line

Mayweather vs Pacquiao is formally announced via Mayweather on Shots app With rumors swirling about potential ticket prices for the long-awaited Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao super-fight at the MGM Grand on May 2, Top Rank’s Bob Arum explained the hefty price one must pay to be comped the best seats in the house. “MGM for example will only give ringside tickets...
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Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets require massive credit line

The scheduled fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather is sure to be one of the hottest tickets in Las Vegas. However, demand for the tickets has seemed to catch even the most savvy of Las Vegas insiders by surprise. Initial reports indicate that one will need to have plenty of money if they even Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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