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HBO SPORTS® PRESENTS THE REPLAY TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. VS. MANNY PACQUIAO 2 SATURDAY, APRIL 19 ON HBO

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It’s a special edition of WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® when HBO Sports presents TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. VS. MANNY PACQUIAO 2, the replay of their high stakes world welterweight title fight, SATURDAY, APRIL 19 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. The HBO Sports team, which was ringside for the live coverage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, calls all ... Read More »

Weights from Las Vegas

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Manny Pacquiao 145 – Timothy Bradley 145.5 Ray Beltran 134.5 – Arash Usmanee 135 Bryan Vasquez 130 – Jose Felix 130 Oscar Valdez 129 – Adrian Perez 130 Photo by Chris Farina / Top Rank Read More »

THE OFFICIAL PACQUIAO-BRADLEY 2 PREDICTIONS RELEASE

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It’s another nail-biter with Pacquiao and Bradley waging a fight of the year type bout. I just think Bradley is on the upswing, swelling with confidence after his two recent wins while Pacquiao is on the way down. As a result, I see Bradley controlling the bout with his superior boxing ability and winning a split decision, further nudging Pacquiao ... Read More »

HBO® SET TO TELECAST “WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2” FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

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April 11, 2014 –- Boxing fans can get a ringside seat for one of the sport’s most dramatic pre-fight activities when HBO telecasts “WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2,” the world championship fight weigh-in, featuring welterweight rivals Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. The 30-minute special airs Tonight at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. Hosted by Jim Lampley, the fast-moving program will ... Read More »

NO MORE MR NICE GUY! PACQUIAO VOWS TO RECAPTURE WORLD TITLE BY RETURNING TO HIS RUTHLESS PAST LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (April 11) – Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao believes his role as challenger in his world title bout with Tim Bradley this weekend will inspire him to victory. The Filipino superstar has cut a calm and relaxed figure throughout fight week as he looks to avenge his controversial 2012 loss to the Californian Bradley, live and exclusive on BoxNation. It ... Read More »

PACQUIAO – BRADLEY 2 WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (April 10, 2014) – Pound for pound titans, Fighter of the Decade MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO (55-5-2, 38 KOs), the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani Province in the Philippines, and undefeated two-division world champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY (31-0, 12 KOs), of Palm Springs, Calif., will step on the scale for the Official Weigh-In of their eagerly-anticipated ... Read More »

Compassion a double-edged dilemma for Pacquiao

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By Norm Frauenheim– LAS VEGAS – A compassionate Manny Pacquiao can’t win. That’s the popular theory, anyway. Pacquiao Freddie Roach introduced it. Media and fans have been repeating it ever since. But compassion is also the reason Pacquiao is still fighting. That’s Timothy Bradley trainer Joel Diaz’s theory. “A lot of people need him,’’ Diaz said. Diaz said Thursday that ... Read More »

Pacquiao to get $20 million guarantee for Bradley rematch

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Manny Pacquiao is set to earn a guarantee of at least $20 million with a chance for an upside in his Pay Per View fight this Saturday night against Timothy Bradley. Their official purses for their rematch on Saturday night (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand are $6 million apiece, according the contracts filed ... Read More »

Two-time Middleweight World Title Challenger Lorenzo and Undefeated Ramírez to Meet on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

he April 12 edition ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra – which will take place on the eve of the WBO Welterweight title rematch between Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley Jr.– will feature two-time Middleweight world title challenger Giovanni “Chico Malo” Lorenzo (33-6, 25 KOs) ... Read More »

BRADLEY OVERCOMES DEATH THREATS AS HE LOOKS TO PROVE HE’S THE RIGHTFUL CHAMPION AGAINST SUPERSTAR MANNY PACQUIAO LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (April 9) – World champion Tim Bradley has spoke of overcoming death threats following his controversial victory over Manny Pacquiao. The two pound-for-pound stars will meet again this weekend, live and exclusive on BoxNation, as they look to confine their contentious 2012 battle to the past and prove categorically who the superior fighter is. Following Bradley’s split decision win, ... Read More »

24/7 PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2 APRIL 10 SHOW

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Debut: THURSDAY, APRIL 10 (8:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ET/PT) Other HBO playdates: April 11 (10:30 a.m., 8:00 p.m.), 12 (9:30 a.m.), 16 (5:00 p.m.), 18 (12:45 a.m., 2:00 a.m.) and 19 (10:00 a.m.) HBO2 playdates: April 10 (midnight), 11 (1:45 a.m.), 12 (3:30 p.m.), 13 (midnight) and 16 (8:45 p.m.) It’s fight week and the “24/7” cameras, along with prizefighters Manny ... Read More »

Top Contender Arash Usmanee Lands Huge Opportunity in Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 Co-Main

Afghani-Canadian super featherweight contender Arash Usmanee (20-1-1, 10 KOs) will step into the highest-profile fight of his life on short notice and face WBO #1 ranked Raymundo Beltran (28-6-1, 17 KOs) for the WBO NABO Lightweight title this Saturday, April 12, in the co-main event of the HBO Pay-Per-View card featuring the Timothy Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao rematch at the ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 Fight Week Coverage, Undercard

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, is getting geared up for the highly anticipated HBO PPV rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley with extensive fight week coverage, including the live pre-fight press conference, weigh-ins and undercard. The coverage gets underway on Wednesday, April 9, at 4 p.m. ET ... Read More »

‘MY KILLER INSTINCT IS STILL THERE!’ – WARNS PACQUIAO AHEAD OF BRADLEY WORLD TITLE MEGACLASH LIVE ON BOXNATION THIS WEEKEND

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LONDON (April 8) – Manny Pacquiao has insisted his killer instinct is still alive and well despite Tim Bradley questioning the motivation of the Filipino superstar. The pair clash this weekend, live and exclusive on BoxNation, in a world title showdown at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, looking to settle an old score following Bradley’s controversial points victory back ... Read More »

HBO® SET TO TELECAST “WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2” FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

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April 8, 2014 –- Boxing fans can get a ringside seat for one of the sport’s most dramatic pre-fight activities when HBO telecasts “WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2,” the world championship fight weigh-in, featuring welterweight rivals Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. The 30-minute special airs Friday, April 11 at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. Hosted by Jim Lampley, the fast-moving ... Read More »

MANNY PACQUIAO RETURNS TO MAKE HIS MGM GRAND ARRIVAL

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (April 7, 2014) — Fighter of the Decade MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, who returns to a U.S. ring for the first time since 2012, will kick off Fight Week with his Grand Arrival Tomorrow! Tuesday, April 8, inside the main lobby of the MGM Grand. Pacquiao, his Hall of Fame Trainer Freddie Roach and the rest of his ... Read More »

Return to the scene of a “robbery”

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By Bart Barry– Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, not Macao, undefeated American welterweight Timothy Bradley will make a rematch of his 2012 fight with Filipino Manny Pacquiao, one sure to provide scoring quandaries, and what bad-faith and acrimony our beloved sport attaches to such. A shame, that, since Bradley and Pacquiao are generally good-faith guys. Whatever ... Read More »

ESPN’s Multi-Platform Coverage of Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2

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Starting Monday, April 7, ESPN will provide extensive coverage surrounding the April 12, 12-round WBO Welterweight title fight rematch between Fighter of the Decade Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs), and reigning undefeated titleholder Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley Jr. (31-0, 12 KOs). Coverage will be provided across ESPN platforms, including daily reports on SportsCenter and ESPN Deportes. The fight – ... Read More »