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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 »

Manny Pacquiao as Macau, in Macau

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Saturday at Venetian Resort in Macau a passable imitation of Filipino welterweight Manny Pacquiao whacked about American Brandon Rios in a passable imitation of a Las Vegas superfight. Pacquiao won 11 rounds unanimously while looking less powerful and less precise – the margins by which he feels comfortable making an opponent miss have widened since December last, understandably – and ... Read More »

Bradley-Pacquiao: Allowing plenty of faults

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LAS VEGAS – The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Arts, a short cab ride from the week’s poorly cooled and hastily erected media tent outside MGM Grand Garden Arena, currently features an exhibition called “Claude Monet: Impressions of Light.” It has its charms, featuring much of Monet’s early work – dash of orange here, square of blue there – but is ... Read More »

Timothy Bradley shocks the world

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LAS VEGAS –Things did not go according to plan for Manny Pacquiao. He was more aggressive than he had been in years. He threw with abandon, luring his opponent into maniacal exchanges. He fatigued only slightly down the homestretch. And he lost for the first time since 2005. In an enormous upset whose scorecards will remain hotly debated, Californian Timothy ... Read More »

Pacquiao to give up 154 lb Belt

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Manny Pacquiao wull relinquish his WBC Super Welterweight championship as his promoter Bob Arum said he wont be fighting in that division anymore. Pacquiao’s 154-pound title was “declared vacant, following the unanimous voting of the WBC board of governors, due to the inability of the champion to defend his WBC title,” according to a ... Read More »

Good things don’t last forever

With each tick of the biological clock, Manny Pacquiao’s boxing career draws one second closer to an end. In recent years, Freddie Roach always seems to think Pacquiao’s next fight might be his last. Manny’s mother, Dionisia, said before Saturday night’s fight, that she expected it to be her son’s final bout. Whenever Pacquiao does call it quits, I imagine ... Read More »

15rounds.com Pacquiao – Clottey staff picks

Marc Abrams We always see something new from Pacquiao. Being that Clottey has a strong and is a very good fighter. he will competitive early until he gets stopped with a body shot in round eleven. Norm Frauenheim Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision. It’s hard not to agree with Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach. After all, Roach is on a roll. ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM DALLAS

Manny Pacquiao 145 3/4 – Joshua Clottey 147 Veteran News Anchor Robbie Timmons Announces Her Retirement From WXYZ-TV. Pediatrics Week October 16, 2010 Robbie Timmons, a long-time news anchor and reporter at ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV, is announcing she is leaving the station to pursue personal interests. go to site michigan humane society Timmons has been anchoring Detroit evening news for ... Read More »

PACQUAIO WINS FIGHTER OF YEAR AND DECADE

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com Manny Pacquiao won the 2009 fighter of the year and also won the fighter of the deacde award by the Boxing Writers Association of American (BWAA) Pacquiao, who will be presented with his third Sugar Ray Robinson trophy in the past four years, heads the list of honorees who will be invited to receive ... Read More »

Manny Pacquiao LA Arrival Photos

Manny Pacquiao arriving in Los Angeles for the upcoming press tour to promote his March 13 bout with Joshua Clottey Photo by Chris Farina / Top Rank Read More »

Cotto whips adversity for shot at Pacquiao and then revenge

Adversity, Miguel Cotto’s stubborn foe for the last year, never had a chance. He looked it in the eye, stared it down and countered with poise in the face of lingering questions about his lone loss to Antonio Margarito, a nasty split with his ex-trainer and a bloody night that ended in a tough decision Saturday over Joshua Clottey. Cotto ... Read More »

“Manny Pacquiao’s graduation day—5/2/2009″

We have heard for years that “there is only one Ricky Hatton”. In the world of primetime pugilism that is true; however, there is also only one Manny Pacquiao. And on Saturday night I witnessed a remarkable transition I was not sure would ever grace my field of vision. The transformation of Manny P from arguably the world’s greatest amateur ... Read More »

Pacquiao painting a Picasso type career

Bob Arum is beginning to look at Manny Pacquiao the way an artist sees unfinished work that has potential to be a masterpiece. “A grand painting,’’ Arum said after Pacquiao began to show signs of enduring greatness Saturday night with a second-round stoppage, stunning and scary, of Ricky Hatton. “It’s not all about the money. At least, that’s my thinking.’’ ... Read More »

PACQUIAO HEADING HOME, WILL RETURN IN JUNE FOR COTTO VS CLOTTEY

Superstar Manny Pacquiao is heading home for a hero’s welcome in the Philippines. He, wife Jinky, and Team Pacquiao will depart from Los Angeles on Wednesday. Pacquiao will return to the USA in June, first at the Boxing Writer Association of America awards dinner in New York City on Friday, June 12. Pacquiao will receive the 2008 ‘Fighter of the ... Read More »

MANNYFEST DESTINY!

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (May 4, 2009) – Six-division world champion, No. 1 pound for pound kingpin, boxing’s top attraction, the best fighter of his era…call him what you want, but one thing is certain, boxing finally has a super hero and his name is spelled: M-A-N-N-Y P-A-C-Q-U-I-A-O ! Ricky “Hitman” Hatton (45-2, 32 KOs) from Manchester, England, the junior welterweight ... Read More »

MANNY PACQUIAO ON EXTRA

Tune in as Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao trains for his May 2nd fight in Las Vegas, “Extra’s” Mario Lopez is throw’in a few punches alongside him! Trainer Freddie Roach says Manny’s famous fans are scrambling just to catch a glimpse of him in training saying, “Christian Bale came. Mark Wahlberg…and you know, Mickey Rourke came by to watch him train. All ... Read More »

MANNY PACQUIAO TO SAN FRANCISCO FOR ‘BOBBLEHEAD NIGHT

Pound for pound king Manny Pacquiao is off to San Francisco for a ‘Filipino Heritage Night’ hosted by the Giants baseball team at AT&T Park on Tuesday, April 21. Thousands of Manny’s ‘Bobbleheads’ will be given away. “There has been an incredible response. Fans are very excited that Manny is coming to our ballpark,” said Faham Zakariaei, the Giants special ... Read More »

Now Pitching at the Giants-Padres Game…Manny Pacquiao

San Francisco Giants Fans have embraced Manny Pacquiao. The first boxer to be honored by a Major League Baseball team with a bobblead doll, he’s already working on his Juan Marichal high leg kick delivery for his Ceremonial First Pitch! Release and Pacquiao Read More »

The Punisher Pushes toward the Elite: My Pound for Pound List (As Of 4/12/09)

1. Manny Pacquiao {Junior Welterweight} In what is undoubtedly the most anticipated and meaningful fight of 2009, Pacquiao will take on Junior Welterweight king Ricky Hatton May 2 on HBO PPV. While many of the PPV cards over the last few years have had boxing fans irate, the Pacquiao-Hatton hard will be worth every penny as this clash of styles ... Read More »

PACQUIAO and ROACH NAMED BWAA’S BEST!

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (March 26, 2009) – Boxing’s No. 1 pound for fighter MANNY PACQUIAO and No. 1 pound for pound trainer WORLD-FAMOUS FREDDIE ROACH, were named 2008 Fighter of the Year and Trainer of the Year, respectively, by the Boxing Writers Association of America. Pacquiao and Roach, boxing’s dynamic duo, were honored for a year that can only be described ... Read More »

MANNY PACQUIAO TO RECEIVE HONOR FROM LOS ANGELES MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FILIPINO COMMUNITY!

LOS ANGELES (March 6, 2009) – Boxing’s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter and 2008 Fighter of the Year MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO will be honored and celebrated by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the southern California Filipino community Tomorrow! Saturday, March 7 in Historic Filipino Town (3200 Temple Street, Los Angeles, Calif. 90026 – at Temple and Robinson Streets). Mayor Villaraigosa ... Read More »

ARUM SAYS PACQUIAO-HATTON IS A GO

Bob Arum informed 15rounds.com that the May 2nd Pay-Per-View battle between pound for pound king Manny Pacquiao and Jr. Welterweight champion Ricky Hatton is agreed upon by all sides and the bout will happen at that date at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Arum said the was agreed upon while the Hall of Fame promoter and Golden Boy’s Richard ... Read More »

Pacquiao agrees to Hatton fight; Big fight looks to be on

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Pound for pound king, Manny Pacquiao has agreed to terms and his May 2nd showdown with world Jr. Welterweight champion, Ricky Hatton looks to be a go for Las Vegas. “Manny has assured me that he has signed the contract and was going to announce it to the Filipino press,” Bob Arum said. “Manny ... Read More »

ARUM TO FLY TO THE MANILA TO TRY TO SAVE PACQUIAO-HATTON

LOS ANGELES – Top Rank promoter Bob Arum plans to fly to Manila for a meeting with Manny Pacquiao after the Sugar Shane Mosley-Antonio Margarito fight Saturday night at Staples Center, hopeful he can finally get the Filipino to sign a contract for a bout with Ricky Hatton on May 2 at Las Vegas MGM Grand. “I really think that ... Read More »

Pacquiao – Hatton not dead

The on and off match-up between pound for pound king Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton appeared to have hit a dead end earlier today. However, Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, believes that the problems will be worked out. “The fight is off right now as we speak,” said Freddie Roach. “But they don’t really have anywhere else to go but to ... Read More »

PACQUIAO-HATTON CLOSE TO BEING FINALIZED

Sources close to the situation just informed ESPN Sportscenter that a deal between pound for pound king, Manny Pacquiao and world Jr. Welterweight champion Ricky Hatton is close to being finalized. The fight would most likely take place on May 2nd with Las Vegas being the leading venue to hold the superbout. Pacquiao is fresh off his eight round destruction ... Read More »

OVER 1,500 WILL BE AT MANNY’S BIRTHDAY BASH TOMORROW IN PHILIPPINES

There are 1,500 invited guests – including Bob Arum, Freddie Roach, David Diaz and Marco Antonio Barrera – for Manny Pacquiao’s birthday party on Wednesday, Dec. 17 in General Santos, the Philippines. Manny will celebrate his 30th birthday and his victory over the Golden Boy, Oscar De La Hoya, in the Dream Match. It was Roach who put together the ... Read More »

MANNY PACQUIAO HEADING HOME

Bob Arum is making arrangements to be at Manny Pacquiao’s birthday on Dec. 17 in General Santos, Philippines. “Manny’s win on Saturday night was one of the most exciting and biggest in Top Rank history,” Arum said. “I am thrilled. Manny and Freddie (Roach) convinced me they could win it and they came through. I cannot wait to get to ... Read More »

“I’m not shocked”

Afterwards came the usual self-assured grin. In the swollen left eye there may even have been a glimmer. The entire façade of certainty to uphold. That was the one and only game plan. “I’m not shocked,” said Oscar De La Hoya of being humiliated by the lightweight champion of the world. He sure looked shocked. De La Hoya was beaten ... Read More »