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SHOWTIME SPORTS® TO CHRONICLE THE MOST ANTICIPATED EVENT OF THE YEAR WITH “INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO”

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NEW YORK (March 27, 2015) – SHOWTIME Sports® offers viewers exclusive access to Floyd “Money” Mayweather and the most anticipated event of the year with “INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO,” an intimate four-part documentary series chronicling the life of the perennial pound-for-pound champion as he navigates his collision course with Manny Pacquiao. Episode 1 premieres on Saturday, April 18 immediately following ... Read More »

Bey to defend lightweight title against Shafikov two nights before Mayweather – Pacquiao

Mickey Bey will defend his IBF Lightweight title against Denis Shafikov in Las Vegas just two nights before the mega showdown between Floyd Mayweather – Manny Pacquiao card according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. The fight will take place at the Palms Casino and will be televised by ESPN 2. “We’re not making Pacquiao-Mayweather again, we were making Bey-Shafikov,” Top ... Read More »

TIM TEBOW PAYS MANNY PACQUIAO A TRAINING CAMP VISIT ON SATURDAY

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (March 22, 2015) — Former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback TIM TEBOW paid Fighter of the Decade MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO a training camp visit on Saturday. Tebow watched Pacquiao work out for nearly three hours in a gym session that including seven rounds of sparring and eight rounds of mitt work at Hall of Fame trainer Freddie ... Read More »

Mayweather rejects $5 million penalty for failed drug in Pacquiao fight

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Floyd Mayweather has rejected a potential $5 million penalty if either fighter fails a drug test. “Today we were informed that Mayweather turned down the request,” said Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz. “Manny had requested that there would be a reciprocal fine of $5 million for a failed drug test.” “Michael Koncz is an idiot, ... Read More »

MANNY PACQUIAO GETS HIS IRISH UP IN HIS FIRST DAY OF SPARRING!

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (March 17, 2015) – Fighter of the Decade and boxing superhero MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO (57-5-2, 38 KOs) commemorated St. Patrick’s Day with his first day of sparring as he prepares for his May 2 welterweight world championship unification battle against undefeated FLOYD “Money” MAYWEATHER JR. (47-0, 26 KOs), at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Pacquiao, ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND MANNY PACQUIAO LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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LOS ANGELES – (March 13, 2015) – Befitting the unprecedented nature of this mega-fight, a bout that is expected to be the richest in boxing history, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were given the royal treatment Wednesday at a gala press conference at Nokia Theatre at LA Live. A glitzy, Hollywood-style red carpet—comparable to that of Hollywood’s biggest award shows—was ... Read More »

Jesse Hart added to Mayweather – Pacquiao card

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Undefeated Super Middleweight Jesse Hart of Philadelphia has been added to the off-tv portion of the May 2 mega showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao card in Las Vegas according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “My eyes got big and I was like, ‘For real?’ I originally had a fight on April 10 and he said it was canceled. ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO TAKE ON MANNY PACQUIAO MAY 2 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS LIVE ON PAY-PER-VIEW

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LAS VEGAS (March 11, 2015) – Sports fans will be treated to the fight that has captured the attention of the entire world when boxing’s pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather steps into the ring to face eight-division world champion Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao in an epic welterweight world championship unification bout. The much-anticipated mega-fight will take place Saturday, May 2 at ... Read More »

ESPN has Mayweather-Pacquiao Press Conference Covered

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Today, SportsCenter will have live coverage throughout the day from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre—site of today’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.- Manny Pacquiao press conference to formally announce their May 2 world welterweight championship unification mega-fight. SportsCenter will televise the entire press conference live at 4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN3 will also carry the entire press conference live. Check out ... Read More »

Mayweather-Pacquiao Press Conference Live on SportsCenter Wednesday

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SportsCenter will televise live the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao press conference on Wednesday, March 11, from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre at 4:30 p.m. ET. SportsCenter’s Lindsay Czarniak will anchor coverage from ESPN’s L.A. studio, and ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas will be in L.A. providing insight and analysis. Neil Everett and Stan Verrett will co-anchor coverage from the Red Carpet outside ... Read More »

Pacquiao to arrive a week early for Mayweather camp

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Manny Pacquiao will arrive in Los Angles on before his expected March 8 arrival for his May 2 mega showdown with Floyd Mayweather. “Manny called me and said it’s been so crazy in the Philippines that he is going to come over here early and probably start at Wild Card on March 2,” Roach ... Read More »

Mayweather-Pacquiao: It’s OK to be happy

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By Bart Barry– The announcement came sometime Thursday, or maybe Tuesday, the announcement there would be an announcement coming soon from a professional athlete about a future sporting event. It was a reminder how unserious our time is that adults awaited such silliness, but there we were, men who are otherwise grandfathers, fathers, professionals, role models, even, collectively saying, “Whatever ... Read More »

Mayweather – Pacquiao details and quotes

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The following are some details and quotes according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I am glad my decision to meet with Manny and discuss making this fight happen helped get the deal done,” Mayweather said, referring to a chance Jan. 27 meeting with Pacquiao at a Miami Heat game followed by a private discussion after the game. “Giving the fans ... Read More »

“MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO”: STEPHEN ESPINOZA AND KEN HERSHMAN MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL HIGHLIGHTS

NEW YORK (Feb. 20, 2015) — It’s a done deal! Undefeated Floyd Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) will fight longtime rival Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) in a Welterweight World Championship Unification Bout live on Pay-Per-View on Saturday, May 2. Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager of SHOWTIME Sports, and Ken Hershman, President of HBO SPORTS, were made available ... Read More »