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HBO SPORTS® IS THE FIGHT FAN’S DESTINATION FOR MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO ALL NEW CONTENT, INTERACTIVE FEATURES, VIDEOS, FEATURE STORIES, DOCUMENTARY FILM, CLASSIC FIGHTS, LIVE STREAMS & THE LATEST BOXING NEWS

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April 26, 2015 – HBO Sports is the fight fan’s destination for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight week news and information, providing viewers with an in-depth look across television, digital and social platforms at the blockbuster welterweight unification title showdown set for Saturday, May 2 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The event will be carried live on ... Read More »

Mayweather – Pacquiao does $13.2 million in sponsorship

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, next Saturday night;s mega showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao has generated a record $13.2 million in sponsorship revenue. Lucia McKelvey, Top Rank’s executive vice president of marketing since 2011, made most of the sponsor deals. She also has served as Pacquiao’s individual deal agent since 2011. “We killed it, we blew it ... Read More »

GEORGE FOREMAN MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

Mark Taffet Welcome everybody. Thanks for joining us this afternoon for the HBO “Mayweather/Pacquiao: Legends Speak” Conference Call. We have our special guest today, one of the all-time great legends and Hall of Famer, George Forman. George has been in more super fights than many of us frankly have actually attended or watched. He has mega fight credentials like no ... Read More »

CBS AND SHOWTIME ANNOUNCE FULL, MULTI-PLATFORM PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE SURROUNDING FLOYD MAYWEATHER vs. MANNY PACQUIAO FIGHT

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NEW YORK (April 24, 2015) – Showtime Networks Inc. and parent company CBS Corporation have scheduled a broad range of programming and promotion across the Company’s diverse portfolio of media platforms in anticipation of the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, May 2. SHOWTIME Sports® is anchoring the charge with 13½ hours of first-run shoulder programming, including ... Read More »

North Philly’s Own Cheesesteak, Sumo Steaks, is Proud of Philadelphia Boxers, Bryant Jennings and Jesse Hart

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PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, April 24, 2015- North Philly’s Own Cheesesteaks, Sumo Steaks, is proud to announce that their friends, fellow North Philadelphians, and big-hearted local community role models, Bryant Jennings and Jesse Hart, will both soon be making major career defining strides. Bryant Jennings will be fighting for the World Heavyweight Championship and Jesse Hart will be fighting on the undercard ... Read More »

ESPN “All in” from Las Vegas for Mayweather-Pacquiao

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· SportsCenter, First Take, SportsNation, ESPN Radio’s The Herd with Colin Cowherd, Sirius XM’s Stephen A. Smith Show, ESPN Radio LA710 Max & Marcellus in Las Vegas · Coverage from Las Vegas on ESPN Deportes’ News and Information Platforms, Semana de Campeones · “All-Access” Specials · Special Thursday edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights, Noche de Combates · Pre- and ... Read More »

WILL JIMMY KIMMEL WALK MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO INTO THE RING FOR MAY 2 FIGHT OF THE CENTURY?

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 23, 2015) – Fighter of the Decade, eight-division world champion and boxing superhero CONGRESSMAN MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO made another memorable guest shot on Wednesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! It was the ninth time Manny had been on Kimmel’s popular late-night talk show — more than any other active fighter — in their series of entertaining appearances together dating ... Read More »

Finally Pacquiao – Mayweather tickets to go on sale on Thursday

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, after weeks of specualtion, tickets will goo on sale on Thursday for the mega showdown between Floyd Mayweather and May Pacquiao that will take place on May 2 in Las Vegas. “It was a battle but finally everybody came together,” Top Rank chairman Bob Arum, Pacquiao’s promoter, told ESPN.com on Wednesday night. “Then they ... Read More »

Manny Pacquiao Returns to Jimmy Kimmel Live! – 11:35 pm on ABC

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 22, 2015) – Fighter of the Decade, eight-division world champion and boxing superhero CONGRESSMAN MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO will make yet another guest shot on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tonight! Wednesday, April 22, on ABC, beginning at 11:35 P.M. ET / 10:35 P.M. CT. This will mark the ninth time Pacquiao has appeared on Kimmel’s popular late-night talk show ... Read More »

Bayless named referee for Mayweather – Pacquiao

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Kenny Bayless has been assigned to referee the mega showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. The judges, who will be under intense scrutiny as the eyes of the sports world will be on their scorecards should the fight go all 12 rounds, were also unanimously approved: Burt Clements and Dave Moretti, both of ... Read More »

147-POUND WEIGHT CLASS TAKES CENTER STAGE AGAIN ON SATURDAY, MAY 2 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

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LAS VEGAS (April 20, 2015) — It has often been said that “as the heavyweight division goes, so goes boxing,” but that has not always been the case and, in fact, might not even be valid when viewed from a comprehensive perspective dating back to the late 19th century. In Boxing, German author Bertram Job’s epic, 420-page coffee-table dissertation on ... Read More »