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Freddie Roach: Frankie Gomez will be going to Philippines to spar with Manny Pacquiao

Undefeated welterweight Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (19-0, 13 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles media workout at Wild Card Boxing Club with his trainer Freddie Roach, ahead of his Feb. 5 10-round, co-main event fight against Silverio “Chamaco III” Ortiz (29-16, 15 KOs). FRANKIE “PITBULL” GOMEZ, Undefeated Welterweight Contender: “I’m ready for the fight, I’ve been training...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather has turned down ‘crazy’ money offers to fight again

Floyd Mayweather is so committed to retirement he says he has turned down “crazy” monetary offers to return to the ring.  Mayweather, 38, last fought in September, quietly beating Andre Berto following a heavily-hyped bout with Manny Pacquiao that turned out to be a dud. The win over Berto put Mayweather at 49-0 for his career and ended his six-fight contract with Showtime...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez, Amir Khan surprise public with fight announcement

Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan, a fight nobody saw coming and that no fans asked for, is happening in May. Some are outraged; some are talking themselves into liking the idea of Khan, a chinny welterweight, moving up to contend for the middleweight championship of the world against a man who will be pushing toward cruiserweight on fight night given his tendency toward post-weigh-in...
Via The Queensbury Rules
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl 50: Manny Pacquiao, Freddie Roach have big rooting interest

Boxing great and trainer will take break from training for another championship fight to watch Super Bowl. Manny Pacquiao is saying his next fight will be his last fight, so it's probably no surprise who he'll be rooting for in Super Bowl 50. The aging former boxing champ, of course, will be in Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's corner...
Via NJ.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao vs. Bradley undercard: Arthur Abraham vs. Gilberto Ramirez, Oscar Valdez vs. Evgeny Gradovich officially added

Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez will challenge Arthur Abraham for his super middleweight title, and Oscar Valdez will take on former titlist Evgeny Gradovich on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley III pay-per-view card. Also on the card is quick rising prospect Jose Ramirez. An announcement press conference will take place in Los Angeles on February 10th, with Gilberto Ramirez, Oscar...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao & Freddie Roach side with fellow legend Peyton Manning to win Super Bowl 50

Before they enter the ring for their super brawls, Manny pacquiaao, Timothy Bradley, Terence Crawford and Felix Verdejo, along with trainers Freddie Roach and Teddy Atlas, and a few opponents, Hank Lundy and William Silva, all offered their own Super Bowl 50 predictions. Unsurprisingly, the line of thinking clearly mirrored their own places too, with the old time legends Pacquiao...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev Vs Jean Pascal II: Who’s Up For Another Beating?

There are always going to be pointless rematches in boxing. Hell, in a couple of months, Manny Pacquiao will fight Tim Bradley for a completely superfluous third time, even though one could make a strong argument that even the second fight was unnecessary. Yes, technically Pacquiao lost the first fight. But anyone besides the judges and human brillo pad Brian Kenny could see that...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev Vs Jean Pascal II: Who’s Up For Another Beating?

There are always going to be pointless rematches in boxing. Hell, in a couple of months, Manny Pacquiao will fight Tim Bradley for a completely superfluous third time, even though one could make a strong argument that even the second fight was unnecessary. Yes, technically Pacquiao lost the first fight. But anyone besides the judges and human brillo pad Brian Kenny could see that...
Via The Queensbury Rules
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook: If “the kid from Bolton” won’t fight, I want Garcia, Thurman-Porter winner, or Pacquiao-Bradley winner

Kell Brook has told Kevin Bizier he’s in for a rough night when he defends his IBF Welterweight title at the Sheffield Arena on March 26 before setting up a blockbuster fight in the summer. Brook makes the third defense of his crown against the Canadian, after the IBF ordered his second mandatory battle since winning the crown in August 2014, with injury issues forcing him out...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Khan: Freddie Roach knows that a fight against me is more difficult for Manny Pacquiao

Amir Khan released a statement addressing the recent comments given by Manny Pacquiao as to why a fight between them never transpired. Khan said that he would like to make clear that he holds Manny as a fighter in the highest regard but his comments about “middle men” preventing the fight from happening are wholly inaccurate and false. Amir Khan said: “I have read recent comments...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao's baby is torn between the Spurs and Warriors

Manny Pacquiao is known around the world for being an exceptionally gifted boxer, but some may not know that he loves basketball as much as anything.He adores the sport and says, "Basketball is life."Given that, it is no surprise that Pacquiao's 21-month-old is already being raised to love basketball as well and the NBA.The problem is that Israel Pacquiao is apparently having a hard...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to retire after rematch with Timothy Bradley

Boxer Manny Pacquiao has decided his fight against Timothy Bradley will be the last of his career, as he”ll retire from the sport following the bout although you may want to take this with a grain of salt as many boxers attempt comebacks later after retiring. Hell The 37-year-old had a storied career, sporting a 57-6-2 record. He lost his last fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. by...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao vs. Bradley III tickets go on sale on Friday

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, along with trainers Freddie Roach and Teddy Atlas, and other members of their respective teams, got their press tour underway yesterday in Los Angeles, as you saw from all of these photos and quotes. Full Pacquiao vs. Bradley ticket information has also been released, with tickets being made available to the public starting this Friday. Tickets...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

'Pac Man' says he will hang 'em up after his rematch with Bradley

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- With a beatific politician's smile on his face, Manny Pacquiao calmly insisted he'll step out of a boxing ring for the final time on April 9 after his third fight with Timothy Bradley.After all, the eight-division champion has a senatorial campaign to plan and a loving family to please. The 37-year-old Filipino phenomenon quietly claims the spring is a good...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Hints Bradley May Not Be Last Fight

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — At Tuesday’s press conference in Beverly Hills to formally announce his upcoming trilogy fight with Timothy Bradley, future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao teased that the bout may not be his last.
Via BadCulture
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Atlas Says Pac v Bradley Is The Super Bowl

Beverly Hills, CA — At today’s kick off press conference for the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley trilogy fight in Las Vegas on April 9th, Hall of Fame trainer Teddy Atlas says his guy, Timothy Bradley, is Tom Brady in what he deems the super bowl of boxing. “This is the Super Bowl, and I have Brady,” said Atlas before the Los Angeles based media. To watch the speech...
Via BadCulture
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Promoter still planning on Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch?

    Bob Arum seems like he is still planning on Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather having a rematch in the future. Arum, who is Pacquiao’s promoter, spoke to the media on Tuesday at an event promoting Pacquiao’s upcoming fight with Timothy Bradley in April. The bout will be the third between Pacquiao and Bradley, and it’s been said that it will be Pac-Man’s final...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley III kickoff press conference photos & quotes

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley, will collide in a 12-round battle on Saturday, April 9, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The first leg of the kickoff press conference was held today in Los Angeles, and right here, you can find the photos and quotes. “I look forward to my battle with Timothy Bradley on April 9 and giving...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss

: Pacquiao v. Bradley 3 – LA Press – 12:30PT

BEVERLY HILLS – Tuesday at 12:30PM PT, future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao and WBO welterweight super champion Timothy Bradley come together once more to formally announce the final stanza of their trilogy scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on April 9th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and you can watch it here LIVE. The first stop on a two city tour the combatants will be joined...
Via BadCulture
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Terence Crawford, Hank Lundy To Announce Fight

After much speculation, (and the announcement of Timothy Bradley as the final opponent for Manny Pacquiao), on Tuesday, January 12th Top Rank will formally announce that undefeated champion Terence “Bud” Crawford  (27-0, 19 KOs) of Omaha will face off against Philadelphia’s “Hammerin” Hank Lundy (26-5-1, 13 KOs) at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. The fight will...
Via BadCulture
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

2015 Fighter Of The Year: Floyd Mayweather

It’s easy, in retrospect, to belittle Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. It wasn’t terribly hard beforehand, either. We knew, coming in, that Mayweather was the heavy favorite, deservedly. We knew this because we watched these two men age over the years between when the fight was a twinkle in our eyes and when it finally happened in 2015 — and we saw who aged worse. We knew...
Via Bloguin Best
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fighter Of The Year: Floyd Mayweather

It’s easy, in retrospect, to belittle Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. It wasn’t terribly hard beforehand, either. We knew, coming in, that Mayweather was the heavy favorite, deservedly. We knew this because we watched these two men age over the years between when the fight was a twinkle in our eyes and when it finally happened in 2015 — and we saw who aged worse. We knew...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fighter Of The Year Nominees

Welcome to The Queensberry Rules’ annual year-end boxing awards, continuing this week. Here’s how we do it around these parts: The major categories are Knockout of the Year, Round of the Year, Fight of the Year and Fighter of the Year. The final leg, which will finish after, is a pu-pu platter of awards ranging from Trainer of the Year to more frivolous topics. For each category...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to fight Timothy Bradley Jr. for third time

    The next opponent of legendary Filipino southpaw Manny Pacquiao will be a familiar one: fellow welterweight Timothy Bradley Jr. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, who represents both fighters, announced that a third installment of Pacquiao vs. Bradley is officially set for April 9th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, per Dan Rafael of ESPN. The bout will be a title fight for Bradley’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Manny Pacquiao to take on Timothy Bradley in April 9 bout

Manny Pacquiao is getting back in the ring to face welterweight champion Timothy Bradley for the third time on April 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, according to multiple reports. This will be the first fight for Pacquiao since he was beaten by Floyd Mayweather in a unanimous decision last May.The 37-year-old Filipino boxer has fought Bradley, 32, two times earlier; losing in a...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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