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Mayweather says Pacquiao's claim of injured shoulder is 'ridiculous'

It has been nearly three weeks since the Dud of the Century, but Floyd Mayweather clearly is not content with having beaten Manny Pacquiao in the ring. After calling Pacquiao a 'coward' and a 'sore loser', and saying he would not grant Pacquiao a rematch (then a report surfacing that a rematch was in discussions), the 48-0 welterweight champion took another jab at Pacquiao earlier...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Unbeaten Kennith Sims Jr. sparring with Jorge Linares after sparring with Manny Pacquiao

After getting Manny Pacquiao ready for his fight with Floyd Mayweather, undefeated super-lightweight prospect Kenneth Sims Jr. (6-0, KOs) is now preparing WBC Lightweight titlist Jorge Linares (38-3, 25 KOs) for his upcoming defense against Kevin Mitchell (39-2, 29 KOs). Kenneth Sims Jr. has been sparring with Linares, giving him great work, while learning from the best fighters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

At least 32 lawsuits filed from fallout of Pacquiao-Mayweather bout

LAS VEGAS -- Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. At least 32 U.S. lawsuits seeking class-action status allege Pacquiao should have disclosed a shoulder injury to fans before the fight, which Mayweather won in a unanimous decision after 12 rounds...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight of century is now battle in court as fans sue Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS (AP) Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. At least 32 U.S. lawsuits seeking class-action status allege Pacquiao should have disclosed a shoulder injury to fans before the fight, which Mayweather won in a unanimous decision after 12...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sponsored Post: Betting on boxing with William Hill

As the boxing world recovers from “the fight of the decade” between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jnr, we must not forget that there are other great upcoming bouts to whet the appetite of boxing fans and bettors alike. The show must go on as they say, and there is a fantastic set of matches coming up in May and throughout the summer months.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s Mitt Romney Sparring With Evander Holyfield

Despite the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao superfight dud, boxing has been pretty exciting lately. We had Canelo Alvarez destroy James Kirkland last week, and similar fireworks are expected on Saturday when Gennady Golovkin squares off with Willie Monroe Jr. But before that goes down, crazy liberals are chomping at the bit hoping Evander Holyfield shows no mercy to Mitt Romney at...
Via Busted Coverage
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TNT, ESPN, Warriors Twitter all embrace Floyd Mayweather

One NBA team already made news during the 2015 playoffs for exercising questionable judgment on its official Twitter account. The Houston Rockets made themselves a part of the news cycle with “the emoji story,” which also included a turn of phrase that struck some readers as conveying rape-flavored language. Now, another NBA team has invited unwelcome attention with a tweet,...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather / Manny Pacquiao rematch being negotiated

Floyd Mayweather / Manny Pacquiao was so bad the former gets booed wherever he goes but that doesn't matter - the rematch is on, claims the NY Post's Richard Johnson.“It’s already being negotiated,” a source told me. Pacquiao needs four months of rehab post-surgery, and three months to train. “The fight will be the first event at the under-construction MGM–AEG Arena set...
Via Bob's Blitz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mayweather, Pacquiao already discussing rematch

  Less than two weeks after their mega-fight that shattered records for pay-per-view and gate dollars, the camps for Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are already talking about a rematch, according to the New York Post's Page Six. While the fight was considered a letdown, with Pacquiao losing a lopsided decision to Mayweather after fighting through an injured shoulder, the...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The final numbers taking shape on Mayweather-Pacquiao are astounding

HBO and Showtime are doing backflips and handstands in their offices today. Reports have confirmed that the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2 broke all pay per view records. HBO/Showtime have announced to the world that MayPac generated 4.4 million buys and brought in $400 million in revenue just from the U.S. alone. When you factor international sales, the live...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Over 4 million PPV buys for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao shattered the previous record for total pay-per-view buys and now ranks as the highest grossing pay-per-view of all time. Initial reports from distributors indicate that the event generated more than 4.4 million buys in the US and more than $400 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue alone. I’m not sure why people care so much about this, but...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao returns to Philippines to recover, ponder future

  Manny Pacquiao has returned home to the Philippines nursing the wound from surgery on his right shoulder and still a hero to his Filipino fans despite his loss Floyd Mayweather Jr. Pacquiao says he will focus on recovering from the shoulder injury and his duties as congressman and family man while considering a rematch or retirement. He has said he suffered the shoulder injury...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured Pacquiao returns a hero to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) Manny Pacquiao has returned home to the Philippines nursing the wound from surgery on his right shoulder and still a hero to his Filipino fans despite his loss Floyd Mayweather Jr. Pacquiao says he will focus on recovering from the shoulder injury and his duties as congressman and family man while considering a rematch or retirement. He has said he suffered...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao shatter PPV, live gate, overall revenue records

Mayweather Pacquiao face off 2015 It was billed as the “Fight of the Century” and while the action in the ring may not have lived up to those expectations when Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally faced each other May 2, the financial numbers sure did. The total U.S. pay-per-view sales for the megafight reached 4.4 million buys (per the Las Vegas Review-Journal)smashing...
Via Fight Hub TV
9 days ago  |  Discuss

As Expected, Record PPV Numbers For Mayweather/Pacquiao

The much-hyped fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao easily set a pay-per-view record. The May 2 Mayweather/Pacquiao fight generated a record 4.4 million pay-per-view buys, HBO and Showtime announced Tuesday, topping the previous record of 2.5 million set by the 2007 fight between Mayweather and Oscar de la Hoya. Mayweather’s victory ranks as just [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather-Pacquiao gets record 4.4 million PPV buys

The pay-per-view numbers from the highly-anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight have been released and they are just as enormous as everyone would have anticipated. According to a press release, the fight generated a record 4.4 million buys. “Initial reports from distributors indicate that the event generated more than 4.4 million U.S. buys and more than $400 million...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight shatters PPV record

Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao not only broke the all-time record for pay-per-view buys, but the bout called 'The Fight of the Century' shattered all previous estimates. According to HBO, the bout that saw Mayweather defeat Pacquiao by unanimous decision over 12 rounds generated more than 4.4 million buys in the United States alone, which equals more than $400 million in...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather-Pacquiao sets PPV mark with 4.4 million buys

LAS VEGAS (AP) Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao proved a box office smash, obliterating the pay-per-view record with 4.4 million buys for their welterweight title fight. Showtime and HBO officials say Tuesday the May 2 fight generated more than $400 million in television revenue, which was also a record. The bout nearly doubled the previous record of 2.48 million buys generated...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather: Pacquiao can fight on my undercard in September

Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have called Manny Pacquiao "a coward" after the Filipino star claimed he was injured during their fight, but that doesn't mean Money May won't still do business with him. Asked again about a rematch, Mayweather seemed uninterested but suggested Pacquiao fight on the undercard of the champion's next and final fight in September. "We could fight on pay-per...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Loss to Floyd Mayweather could be Manny Pacquiao's political win

MANILA, Philippines Manny Pacquiao lost his biggest fight in the ring, but that won't stop him from plotting a bigger comeback — in the political arena that is. In a country where elections are also entertainment and political programs secondary, candidates often win because of star power and money. Pacquaio, who earned more than $100 million despite losing the Fight of the Century...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxing loss could be Pacquiao's political win

MANILA, Philippines (AP) Manny Pacquiao lost his biggest fight in the ring, but that won't stop him from plotting a bigger comeback - in the political arena that is. In a country where elections are entertainment and political programs secondary, candidates often win because of star power and money. Pacquaio, who earned more than $100 million despite losing the Fight of the Century...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Knocks Out James Kirkland In Third-Round (Video)

This is the fight everyone was hoping for between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao last weekend. Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1) knocked out James Kirkland in the third round of a 12-round super welterweight bout on Saturday evening at Houston’s Minute Maid Park. The knockout is just Kirkland’s second loss. He falls to 32-2. Kirkland started the fight strong, according to Boxing Junkie...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV buys might more than double the all-time record

The several years of waiting to finally see Floyd Mayweather step into the ring with Manny Pacquiao led to a pay-per-view bonanza that has never been seen before.  And quite frankly, we may never see it again. Mayweather-Pacquaio drew over 1 million buys on DirecTV alone and 500,000 on Dish Network.  The fight saw another 600,000 customers purchase the PPV extravaganza through...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez: I’m ready to be face of boxing in post-Mayweather & Pacquiao world

Canelo Alvarez says he is ready to claim the mantle of boxing’s pay-per-view star after Floyd Mayweather hangs up his gloves. The 24-year-old junior middleweight takes on big-hitting James Kirkland this weekend, in an expected edge-of-the-seat thriller in front of 35,000 at Minute Maid Park in Texas. Despite refusing to overlook the dangerous Kirkland, the flame-haired superstar...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather could make more than $250M from fight

The pay-per-view numbers for Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s win over Manny Pacquiao have started to roll in, and the results are more incredible than anyone expected. In the end, both fighters are going to end up with a payday that is nearly impossible to wrap your brain around. What type of dough are we talking? Mayweather...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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