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“And it just worked beautiful”

Today you wonder what Ricky Hatton thinks of Floyd Mayweather Sr. Is Hatton glad his trainer taught him those nifty hand-pad tricks? What does he opine of the new jab Mayweather gave him? How about that campaign for “greatest trainer of all time”? And the free-verse poetry? Fact is, Hatton’s unconsciousness was far too much to pay for what it ... Read More »

Pacquiao destroys Hatton inside two rounds

It was called East-versus-West, but Manny Pacquiao also claimed North, South and few other corners in this world and maybe a few others. On the Pacquiao compass, there is no limit on where he can go. The direction is only up, up and up. Pacquiao (49-3-2, 37 KOs) blew away Ricky Hatton (45-2, 32 KOs), knocking him out at 2:59 ... Read More »

FOLLOW PACQUIAO-HATTON LIVE!!!!!

Follow all the action LIVE!!! from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas when pound for pound king Manny Pacquiao takes on Ricky Hatton for the Super Lightweight Championship of the world. ALL The action begins at 9pm eastern/6pm pacific and 9 am in Manila with a 4 fight undercard that features WBC Super Featherweight champion Humberto Soto taking on Benoit ... Read More »

15ROUNDS.COM PACQUIAO-HATTON STAFF PICKS

Marc Abrams I love the fight. I think Hatton does very well early and that may be his undoing as Pacquaio starts carving up a charging Hatton and the speed that kills opens up multiple cuts by the mid rounds and the fight gets stopped on cuits after round 10 favor of Manny Pacquiao Norm Frauenheim Manny Pacquiao by unanimous ... Read More »

Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton: With A Little Help From My Friends

The Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton tussle has all the hallmarks of a mega-fight. Hatton is virtually his own sports franchise in England, while Manny Pacquiao was just named as one of “The World’s Most Influential People” by TIME Magazine. While Hatton’s hooligan’s plunk down hard earned pounds to fly to America and see their hero, some from the Philippians believe Pacquiao ... Read More »

8 Boxing Insiders give there Hatton-Pacquiao predictions

Paul Smith (British Super Middleweight) Hatton by mid to late round stoppage with Bodyshots. I been in the ring many times with Hatton when he was with Billy Graham so i know how good he is. Pacquiao has the tools to trouble him but it’s Hatton all the way for me he’ll be to strong. David Price (British Olympic Bronze ... Read More »

Talk of trouble in Hatton’s camp

LAS VEGAS – It wasn’t exactly news that Floyd Mayweather Sr. talked more and said less Thursday, but he did concede there were problems in Ricky Hatton’s training camp for his junior-welterweight fight Saturday night against Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand. “It doesn’t mean it’s not a good camp if we have a problem,’’ Mayweather said. “Was there a ... Read More »

Rhymes and reason for Pacquiao-Hatton

LAS VEGAS – Boxing news conferences aren’t known to produce rhyme or reason, but there was both Wednesday. Floyd Mayweather Sr. brought the rhymes. Everybody else brought reasons for picking Manny Pacquiao or liking Ricky Hatton Saturday night at the MGM Grand in a junior-welterweight fight marketed as timeless, yet also significant for what it says about the game’s immediate ... Read More »

PACQUIAO VS. HATTON FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

MANNY PACQUIAO “I am ready for the fight on Saturday. I know Ricky Hatton has trained hard for this fight. I have seen it on 24/7. “I respect Ricky Hatton. He is a good person. He is a nice guy and I would like to remind everyone that there is nothing personal for this fight and we are just doing ... Read More »

“THE GOLDEN CHILD” GETS GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO FIGHT ON PACQUIAO-HATTON PAY-PER-VIEW UNDERCARD

LOS ANGELES (April 27, 2009) – Rising middleweight star and one of boxing’s hottest prospects, Daniel “The Golden Child” Jacobs, has been added to the much anticipated May 2nd pay-per-view undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton: “The Battle of East and West” at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The highly touted prospect will be featured in the third of ... Read More »

PUBLIC INVITED TO ATTEND THE RED CARPET GRAND ARRIVALS OF MANNY PACQUIAO and RICKY HATTON THIS TUESDAY! APRIL 28

LAS VEGAS, NEV (April 26, 2009) – Boxing’s No. 1 attraction and pound-for-pound fighter, MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, and his opponent, World Junior Welterweight Champion RICKY “Hitman” HATTON, will kick-off Fight Week This Tuesday! April 28, with their official red carpet Grand Arrivals! Both events are open to the public and fans are encouraged to come out and support their favorite ... Read More »

“HATTON IS ABOUT TO STEP INTO QUICKSAND” – World-Famous Freddie Roach

HOLLYWOOD , CALIF. ( April 24, 2009 ) – Three-time BWAA Trainer of the Year, World-Famous Freddie Roach was all smiles on Thursday after five-division world champion and two-time BWAA Fighter of the Year MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO had finished his multi-hour training session at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood , Calif. Pacquiao’s workout included six rounds of sparring ... Read More »

PACMANHITMAN.COM GIVES FANS ALL ACCESS TO PACQUIAO VS. HATTON

LOS ANGELES (April 23) – An exclusive web-based event site www.pacmanhitman.com has been created as the official online destination for Pacquiao vs. Hatton “The Battle of the East and West” mega-event slated for May 2 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and televised live on HBO Pay-Per-View, allowing fans behind-the-scenes, all-access and up-to-date reports as the fighters prepare to enter ... Read More »

RICKY HATTON CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Richard Schaefer: Welcome everyone to today’s conference call. We are only 10 days to fight night, which is certainly the most anticipated showdown of the year. You have two very aggressive fighters, two guys who just know how to go forward. It’s going to be a total battle in the ring and it’s really shaping up based on the early ... Read More »

PACQUIAO-HATTON IS SOLD OUT!!!

LOS ANGELES, April 21 – After capturing the world’s attention, “The Battle of East and West”, the mega-fight between Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao and Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton on May 2nd at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, has officially sold out. For those not as fortunate as the thousands of fans who will be in the arena that ... Read More »

PACQUIAO/HATTON 24/7 Episode Two, This Saturday Night At 10 PM ET/PT

On the next Pacquaio-Hatton 24/7, the new influence of assistant trainer and former heavyweight champ Michael Moorer becomes more apparent in Manny Pacquiao’s Los Angeles training camp. Meanwhile, Ricky Hatton continues to train in Las Vegas and spends a relaxing night with friends downtown. Plus: Enter our 24/7 Total Fight Experience Sweepstakes to win a trip for two to Las ... Read More »

MAYWEATHER, SR. RESPONDS TO ROACH… “DON’T COUNT YOUR EASTER CHICKS BEFORE THEY HATCH!”

LAS VEGAS, NEV (April 10, 2009) – Renowned trainer FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. who is training junior welterweight champion RICKY HATTON for his bout against pound-for-pound king MANNY PACQUIAO, had some choice words for Pacquiao’s trainer FREDDIE ROACH in response to claims that Pacquiao will part Hatton from his world title on May 2 in “The Battle of East and West,” ... Read More »

FREDDIE ROACH PREDICTS PACQUIAO WILL PLAY CHIN MUSIC CONCERTO ON HATTON!

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 3, 2009) – Three-time BWAA Trainer of the Year World Famous Freddie Roach is playing maestro in training camp as he prepares five-division world champion, two-time BWAA Fighter of the Year and boxing’s No. 1 Pound for Pound Fighter MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO for his rumble with junior welterweight world champion Ricky “Hitman” Hatton. “I told Manny I ... Read More »

VIDEO: MANNY PACQUIAO

The Pound For Pound king talks about his May 2 showdown with Ricky Hatton..This video is taken from the March 30 media event in Hollywood, California Read More »

VIDEO: FREDDIE ROACH

Freddie Roach talks about the upcoming showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton at the Hollywood press event Read More »

PACMAN and HITMAN NATIONS UNITE!

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (March 26, 2009) – Boxing’s No. 1 pound for pound king and reigning Fighter of the Year, MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO and world junior welterweight champion RICKY “Hitman” HATTON invite their Filipino and British fans to the famous Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California, This Monday! March 30, where they will walk the red carpet and speak to their fans ... Read More »

British Prelude to Hatton-Pacquiao

Every boxing fan will have a ring around Saturday 2nd May for the first Super fight of 2009 it pits Pound for Pound King Manny Pacquiao against the Lineal Light Welterweight champion Ricky Hatton. As well as a potential exciting fight, it also throws together arguably the two most popular fighters currently in the game. In Britain Hatton has long ... Read More »

MANDALAY BAY TO HOST CLOSED CIRCUIT VIEWING FOR PACQUIAO VS. HATTON – “THE BATTLE OF EAST AND WEST”

LAS VEGAS (March 13) – Mandalay Bay will host closed circuit viewing in conjunction with the upcoming “The Battle of East and West” between MANNY “Pac Man” PACQUIAO and RICKY “The Hitman” HATTON. The championship bout, scheduled for Saturday, May 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena, will be produced and distributed by HBO-Pay-Per-View beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 ... Read More »

RICKY HATTON AND FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

Richard Schaefer: So it’s Ricky Hatton versus Manny Pacquiao, two of the most exciting fighters of our generation, the best pound for pound fighter against the most popular fighter in the world, and the stage is set for a great showdown on May 2 live from the MGM Grand and live on HBO Pay-Per-View. In 1889, exactly 120 years ago, ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR FORECASTS STORMY WEATHER FOR PACQUIAO

Manchester, England (March 4, 2009). During a national conference call held today for members of the media, Ricky Hatton’s trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. all but ensured a Hatton victory over his next opponent Manny Pacquiao when the two meet in a world junior welterweight championship on Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and live on HBO ... Read More »

Manny Pacquiao: “I was surprised to see so many of my people in Manchester. I think Ricky Hatton was surprised to see them too. Although it is Hatton’s place, I think Manchester is now Mannychester!”

Pacquiao vs. Hatton “The Battle of East and West,” presented by Rockstar Energy Drink and promoted by Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions, in association with MP Promotions and Hatton Promotions, is a 12-round bout for Hatton’s IBO and Ring Magazine World Junior Welterweight titles. The fight is also sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and Southwest Airlines. Remaining tickets, priced at ... Read More »

RICKY HATTON AND MANNY PACQUIAO QUOTES FROM THE U.K.

During a blistering two-day U.K. media tour, superstars Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Ricky “Hitman” Hatton set the tone for their world junior welterweight “The Battle of East and West” championship set for Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and broadcast live on HBO Pay-Per-View. The fighters started in Hatton’s hometown of Manchester and finished yesterday in ... Read More »