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Fans move on while Mayweather, Pacquiao sift through the cash and the remains

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By Norm Frauenheim- Nearly three weeks have passed since Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s decision over Manny Pacquiao in the Letdown of the Century and there’s been no backlash. Canelo Alvarez’ knockout of James Kirkland on May 9 drew HBO’s biggest audience for non-pay-per-view bout since 2006. A week later, there was a capacity crowd at the rebuilt Forum for Gennady Golovkin’s ... Read More »

MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO EVENT SHATTERS RECORDS FOR PPV BUYS, PPV REVENUE, LIVE GATE AND MORE

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NEW YORK (May 12, 2015)—The boxing blockbuster event, 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 U.S. buys and more than $400 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue alone. With additional revenue from ... Read More »

Mayweather Speaks: Changes mind about a Pacquiao rematch

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By Norm Frauenheim- There are more tired excuses than reasonable explanations for what happened May 2 in the colossal failure to fulfill even a fraction of the expectations for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight. Still, everybody attached to the pay-per-view affair will try. They have to. Believe it or not, there’s even more money to be made. There are ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE, CANDID INTERVIEW WITH FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO PREMIERE SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME®

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NEW YORK (May 7, 2015)—Sports Emmy® Award winning reporter Jim Gray of SHOWTIME Sports® sat down with pound-for-pound champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather for an exclusive and candid interview late Tuesday night, just days after Mayweather dominated Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao en route to a 12-round unanimous decision victory last Saturday night in Las Vegas. The interview will premiere this Saturday, May ... Read More »

HBO BOXING® PRESENTS AN ACTION-PACKED CARD HIGHLIGHTED BY THE RETURN OF A SUPERSTAR WHEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: CANELO ALVAREZ VS. JAMES KIRKLAND AND HUMBERTO SOTO VS. FRANKIE GOMEZ PLUS THE REPLAY OF MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO IS PRESENTED SATURDAY, MAY 9

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In one of the most-anticipated events on the action-packed HBO Boxing calendar, the brightest, fastest-rising star in the sport meets one of his toughest challenges to date when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: CANELO ALVAREZ VS. JAMES KIRKLAND AND HUMBERTO SOTO VS. FRANKIE GOMEZ is seen SATURDAY, MAY 9 at 9:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Minute Maid Park in Houston, exclusively ... Read More »

Pacquiao undergoes Rotator Cuff Surgery

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Manny Pacquiao underwent successful surgery on a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder in Los Angeles. Dr. Neal ElAttrache, a famed orthopedic surgeon who performed the 90-minute procedure to repair Pacquiao’s torn rotator cuff, said he could not be “more pleased with the results.” It was an outpatient surgery, so Pacquiao will not ... Read More »

Pacquiao to have surgery for torn rotator cuff

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Manny Pacquiao will have surgery on his torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder following his loss to Floyd Mayweather this past Saturday in Las Vegas. “We have an MRI scan that confirms he has a rotator cuff tear. He has a significant tear,” said Dr. Neal ElAttrache, who was still with Pacquiao at ... Read More »

JOINT STATEMENT FROM TEAM PACQUIAO AND TOP RANK

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During training, Manny Pacquiao suffered a right shoulder injury. Manny went to see world-class doctors, partners in the prestigious Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, who performed tests and, in consultation with Manny, his promoter, and his advisors, concluded that with short rest, treatments, and close monitoring, Manny could train and, on May 2, step into the ring against Floyd Mayweather. Manny’s ... Read More »

Provodnikov popular at Mayweather – Pacquiao

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Philadelphia, PA (May 4, 2015)– This past weekend in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fought in what was the most anticipated bout in a generation. Several big name fighters were in attendance, but the one who appealed most to the hundreds of thousands of fans who flocked Sin City for the fight was “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov. ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO TO PREMIERE ON SHOWTIME® NEXT SATURDAY, MAY 9

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Saturday’s welterweight unification showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will premiere on SHOWTIME® next Saturday, May 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The delayed telecast of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao will feature exclusive analysis from SHOWTIME boxing experts and will be immediately followed by the premiere of INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO Epilogue. The Sports Emmy Award-Winning “Epilogue” shines the spotlight on ... Read More »

THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY REACHES NEW HEIGHTS: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO WILL NOW BE SEEN IN SPACE

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New York, NY – May 4, 2015 – For the first time ever, a pay-per-view blockbuster world championship fight will be seen in space, as SHOWTIME Sports® and HBO Sports® have partnered with NASA to release the welterweight title unification bout between 11-time, five-division world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao to the United States ... Read More »

The prestidigitation

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By Bart Barry– Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena, in the best fight of May 2015, so far, American Floyd “Money” Mayweather easily decisioned Filipino Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, and more importantly, he made $100 million. Official scores went: 116-112, 116-112 and 118-110. Only one judge got right a match in which Pacquiao won two rounds, Mayweather possibly lost two rounds, ... Read More »

Sightings: Celebrities In Attendance at Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight At MGM Grand

Clint Eastwood Beyonce Jay Z Robert DeNiro Sean Combs Denzel Washington Michael Jordan Ben Affleck Christian Bale Michael Keaton Mark Wahlberg Bradley Cooper Michael J. Fox Jake Gyllenhaal Don Cheadle Drew Barrymore Joe Jonas Nick Jonas Jimmy Kimmel Sting Justin Bieber Jesse Jackson Liev Schreiber Tom Brady Jamie Foxx Magic Johnson Jon Voight Nicki Minaj Mary J. Blige Les Moonves ... Read More »

HBO SPORTS® PRESENTS THE REPLAY FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO, SATURDAY, MAY 9 ON A SPECTACULAR EDITION OF HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® CANELO ALVAREZ VS. JAMES KIRKLAND LIVE FROM HOUSTON

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HBO Sports presents FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO, the replay of their high-stakes world welterweight unification title fight, SATURDAY, MAY 9 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. The pay-per-view broadcast team, which was ringside at the MGM Grand Garden Arena describing the blow-by-blow, calls all the action. The telecast will be available in HDTV. The bout featured boxing’s two biggest ... Read More »

FOLLOW MAYWEATHER – PACQUIAO LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS

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Follow all the action live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas as the long awaited super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Maanny Pacquiao is a finally here. All the action begins at 9 PM with a 2 fight undercard featuring world champion Vasyl Lomachenko defending his Featherweight title against Gamalier Rodriguez as well as Leo Santa Cruz battling Jose ... Read More »

#MayPac Predictions from ESPNers

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For more information on ESPN’s week-long coverage from Las Vegas visit ESPN Mediazone. For behind-the-scenes stories and content, visit ESPNFrontRow.com For photos of ESPN in Las Vegas visit ESPN Images. #MayPac Predictions from ESPNers With one day remaining until the biggest fight of a generation, ESPN on-air personalities offered their fight predictions for tomorrow’s welterweight unification title matchup between Floyd ... Read More »

Enthusiasm off the scale for Mayweather-Pacquiao

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By Norm Frauenheim LAS VEGAS – It was a carnival and a concert. It was chaotic. Demonstrators protesting domestic violence stood on one street corner. A preacher stood on another. Seek God, he told a passing crowd full of people seeking a ticket that not even God could afford. They spoke Tagalog, English, Spanish, Russian, politics and Hip-Hop. They waved ... Read More »

MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO PAY-PER-VIEW UNDERCARD FIGHTERS FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

LAS VEGAS (April 30, 2015) – Undefeated WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz, WBO Featherweight World Champion Vasyl Lomachenko, their opponents and non-televised fighters participated Thursday in the undercard final press conference before their respective fights taking place this Saturday, May 2, live on pay-per-view at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. In pay-per-view fights before Floyd ... Read More »

Some perspective on Mayweather – Pacquiao 

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By Joseph Davey For me and I’m sure many boxing fans, Saturday’s superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao brings with it equal parts excitement for the bout itself and disdain for it’s coverage. For years at a time, mainstream sports media avoids boxing as if it were a plague that could infect the  very image of America’s most “wholesome” ... Read More »