Psychology of a Pacquiao ‘hater’
By Marv Dumon,, Fri, 20 May 2011

Boxing [ Commentary ] – English author Samuel Johnson put it best: “Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.” The sour-pusses of the world are back compl  Read Full Story >>>

“I believe that Pacquiao is going to blow him away” – Juan ‘Baby Bull’ Diaz
By Chris Robinson,, Fri, 20 May 2011

During a recent conversation with Juan ‘Baby Bull’ Diaz I touched on a few key areas of the former champion’s life such as his eventual return to the ring, his toughest loss as a profession  Read Full Story >>>

Pascal-Hopkins and its surprising connection to Pacquiao-Mayweather
By Carlo Pamintuan,, Fri, 20 May 2011
Bernard Hopkins (51-5-2, 32 KOs) aims to be the oldest fighter to even win a championship. He hopes to break George Foreman’s record of winning the heavyweight title with a tenth round knockout over Michael Moorer at age 45. At 46 years of age, Hopkins will try to wrest the WBC and Ring Magazine  Read Full Story >>>

Lanao fetes new boxing hero
By Mike Crismundo, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 20 May 2011
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Philippines – A huge crowd of supporters and well-wishers joined the motorcade of superflyweight standout Marlon Tapales during his homecoming early this week here. Tapales received a “hero’s welcome” upon his return to his hometown after his win against tough fighter Alejand  Read Full Story >>>

P-Noy, Pacquiao discuss RH at the Palace
By Angelo Lapitan Gutierrez, The Philippine Star, Fri, 20 May 2011
MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III and Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao met Friday afternoon in Malacanang and discussed the Reproductive Health bill. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said that Pacquiao paid Aquino a visit at the Palace and pres  Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach says Marquez is more “macho” than Mosley
By Ricardo Lois,, Fri, 20 May 2011

The Wizard of the Wild Card Gym, boxing’s most recognizable trainer Freddie Roach firmly believes that the scheduled November 12 bout between his star pupil Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will be  Read Full Story >>>

Donaire odyssey: Stroke of luck
By Edwin G. Espejo, Asian Correspondent, Fri, 20 May 2011
For a while, it looked like Nonito Donaire Jr’s career will hang in the balance. He was supposed to fight a unification bout against Anselmo Moreno on May 28. Nonito captured the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight crown by knocking out former champio  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather JR: WBC Welterweight Champion Victor Ortiz Looks For a Challenge
By Marc Anthony,, Fri, 20 May 2011
“I will be ready for whatever comes my way.”- Victor Ortiz Victor Ortiz, 29-2-2, 22 KO’s, is no stranger to the media or the hard criticism he has had to endure during his pro career over the last year. Things like no heart were used to describe him. Overlooking his hard upbringing, for whate  Read Full Story >>>

Erislandy Lara takes a giant leap in competition
By Ricardo Lois,, Fri, 20 May 2011
Cuban junior middleweight Erislandy Lara (15-0-1, 10 KOs) is coming off of the first set-back of his professional career, but that has not kept the confident Cuban from agreeing to take the biggest fight of his professional boxing life. In March, the highly regarded prospect fought Carlos Molina   Read Full Story >>>

Philippine champ Pacquiao leads anti-condom figh
By Mynardo Macaraig, Agence France Press, Fri, 20 May 2011
MANILA — Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao flashed his trademark smile while in the midst of his latest fight this week, but on this occasion he was wearing a suit and the arena was the nation’s parliament. True to the eight-time world champion’s sporting reputation for boldness, Pacquiao cho  Read Full Story >>>

NFL Badass — No SEX Until My Boxing Debut!, Fri, 20 May 2011

6’5″, 270 lb Edwards is scheduled to fight TJ Gibson at the Grand Casino in Minnesota … and he isn’t taking any chances — telling TMZ, “I have not had sex in the past six weeks and will not until af  Read Full Story >>>

Boxers That Are Difficult to Root For
By Scott Levinson,, Fri, 20 May 2011
Sturm, Guzman and Braehmer, Oh My! A lot of fighters catch flack for little to no reason. It’s the nature of boxing. The one-on-one dynamic of the sport, coupled with boxers’ souls being revealed in the ring, can give way to more pointed critique than what other athletes endure. If you didn’t kno  Read Full Story >>>

Juan Manuel Marquez: Pacquiao ‘Fan’ Finally Wins ‘Sweepstakes’
By Winchell Campos,, Fri, 20 May 2011

LOS ANGELES–It would have sent different signals if the guy holding a camera phone was no other than Juan Manuel Marquez that night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Manny Pacquiao was about to enter the ring and for some five   Read Full Story >>>

“It’s signed” – Erislandy Lara vs. Paul Williams set for July 9th on HBO
By Chris Robinson,, Fri, 20 May 2011

As first reported by Rick Reeno at moments ago, former welterweight and junior middleweight champion Paul Williams will return to the ring on July 9th when he faces of  Read Full Story >>>


Montreal, Canada (May 19)…With American and Canadian media in attendance, Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins hosted a media workout today at a local boxing gym in Montreal, Canada where the 46-year-old Two-Divisio  Read Full Story >>>

Antonio Margarito is not retiring from boxing
By Ismael Rubio, Boxeo Editores, Fri, 20 May 2011
Last night during the transmission of the ESPN Radio show A Los Golpes, the ‘Tornado de Tijuana’, Antonio Margarito, reported to quell rumors about his supposed retirement motivated by a detachment of retina left it on his last fight against Manny Pacquiao. After the bout in which Antonio Margari  Read Full Story >>>

Bernard Hopkins Vs Jean Pascal: The Test Don’t Matter Now, the Long Awaited Rematch is Here
By Samaarah Choubak,, Fri, 20 May 2011
On March 28th, Jean Pascal flew into New York for the press conference to be sat alongside Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins, the drama became an epic moment as tensions ran high about the blood test query and they faced each other just a week before on HBO Boxing with Max Kellerman. Pascal said  Read Full Story >>>


Montreal, Canada (May 19)…We are just a few days away from the most talked about rematch in recent years as Bernard Hopkins attempts to make history this Saturday, May 21 when he faces Jean Pascal for the WBC, WBC Diamond &  Read Full Story >>>

Juan Diaz discusses his beef with Brandon Rios, ring return and life aspirations
By Chris Robinson,, Fri, 20 May 2011

It’s been a while since former lightweight champion Juan ‘Baby Bull’ Diaz has scored a big victory under boxing’s spotlight. Having gone 0-2 in his most recent fights, unanimo  Read Full Story >>>

King James reigns over thorny Rose
By Homer D. Sayson,, Fri, 20 May 2011

GAME 2 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night at the United Center in Chicago wasn’t a pretty sight to see, one in which you’d probably enjoy better with your eyes closed. The match was slow and plodding, marred by a jam  Read Full Story >>>

Juan Manuel Marquez To Return on July 16, Diaz Not Likely
By Rick Reeno,, Fri, 20 May 2011 was advised that WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez will now return on July 16, and not July 2 as previously reported. The fight will take place in Mexico City and Azteca will likely televise the show. BoxingScene was told promoter Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions   Read Full Story >>>

Word war precedes Hopkins-Pascal rematch
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Fri, 20 May 2011
Jean Pascal has come pretty close to matching Bernard Hopkins word-for-trash-talking-word over the past three months, which is no small feat when you consider that Terrell Owens frequently seems demure in comparison to the grizzled Philadelphia fighter. But when Pascal defends his World Boxing Co  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez believers predict a Doomsday for Pacquiao
By Jeremiah Yap, 8countnews, Fri, 20 May 2011
All signs are go for a third fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. Their first two fights produced great drama, action and controversy. While it seems that their third fight will produce another tooth and nail battle, this could be a case of smoke and mirrors. The first two   Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Pacquiao vs. Marquez: 10 things you need to know about this fight
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Fri, 20 May 2011
The fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez is almost a done deal following Bob Arum’s confirmation the contract has been signed by Marquez, which means Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions failed to match Arum’s offer. However, the long-awaited trilogy may not happen after all if  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 20 May 2011
Now that pound for pound king Manny Pacquiao has finished his last assignment by scoring an easy twelve round decision over a reluctant Shane Mosley, trainer Freddie Roach has shifted his attention to two of his most promising young fighters – Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Vanes Martirosyan. It was   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 20 May 2011
Former WBO super bantamweight champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr plans to resume training after taking a one month rest. The likeable son of one of Pureto Rico’s greatest world champions Wilfredo Vazquez Sr plans to return to the ring in a ten round bout against a still undetermined opponent before   Read Full Story >>>

Still Standing – Second Fight In A Month For New Boy Sam, Fri, 20 May 2011
Less than a month after winning his debut professional fight Plumstead’s Sam Standing is primed and ready for more action at Olivia Goodwin Main Events promoted ‘Search & Destroy’ event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 4th June 2011. For his debut former Army boxer Sam got to fac  Read Full Story >>>

Interview: John Wayne Hibbert Talks Prizefighter, Witter, Lynes, El Maachi and more
By Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro,, Fri, 20 May 2011
With seriously big names, such as former World Champs Junior Witter and Colin Lynes and former British Champion Kevin McIntyre, grabbing all the headlines in the build up to the highly anticipated Matchroom Sports promoted Prizefighter – Welterweights II, which takes place at York Hall on Tuesday 7t  Read Full Story >>>

Real ‘Homecoming’ for Whitley, Fri, 20 May 2011
June 25 in Holyoke, MA HOLYOKE, Mass. (May 19, 2011) – Battle-tested boxer Derrick “Double Impact” Whitley (24-25-3, 11 KOs) returns to the ring for the first time in nearly four years to headline a pro boxing show in his hometown of Holyoke, “Homecoming,” June 25 at the Boys and Girls Club of Gr  Read Full Story >>>

Braehmer, Fana lose alphabet titles
By Dennis Taylor,, Fri, 20 May 2011
World Boxing Organization light heavyweight champion Jurgen Braehmer was stripped of this title after he was unable to defend his belt against interim champ Nathan Cleverly, and also because he has defended the crown just once in the past two years. On the same day, the International Boxing Fede  Read Full Story >>>

Andre Ward Rules, But Not The Way He Should…
By Ron Borges, The Sweet Science, Fri, 20 May 2011
Promoters live for the future but that doesn’t mean they don’t sometimes long for the past. You couldn’t blame Dan Goossen if he’s one of them. If Andre Ward had won Olympic gold in 1976 or 1984 or even in 1992, Goossen’s job as his chief tub thumper would be a lot easier than it is today. If the   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 20 May 2011

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is confident that Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez (52-5-1, 38 KO’s) will engage pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) in their scheduled WBO welterweight title fight at the   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 20 May 2011

Todd Duboef. Top Rank Promotions president Todd Duboef is scheduled to meet with the manager of WBC/WBO bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire today (Thursday in the US) regarding the stalemate over Dona  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather blasts Pacquiao, hints that racism makes people want to see him lose
By Scott Heritage,, Fri, 20 May 2011

Floyd Mayweather Jr yesterday reassured fans that despite his year of inactivity and the constant rumors surrounding him, he hasn’t retired, and that he will eventually take t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Marquez will be a disaster
By Michael Rosenthal,, Fri, 20 May 2011
The third fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez on Nov. 12 will be a disaster. Pacquiao-Marquez could be a defendable matchup even today – at about 135 pounds, Marquez’s natural weight. At 144, the catch weight to which the fighters’ agreed, this will be another in a depressing se  Read Full Story >>>

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Pacquiao attends Mass at Quiapo Church, Sat, 14 May 2011
After a brief rest at a Makati City hotel, Filipino boxing champ Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao went to Quiapo Church in Manila for his customary thanksgiving Mass. Security was tight at the church as Pacquiao and his party arrived from the New World Hotel in Makati City, where he rested shortly afte  Read Full Story >>>

Paquiao-Mayweather look for year-ending thriller
By Hermie Rivera,, Sat, 14 May 2011

With clever agility that took the sting out of Shane Mosley’s feeblish challenge, Manny Pacquiao is back in his homestead awaiting word on who to fight among those in his short list of contenders. One of those being tappe  Read Full Story >>>

The Day and The Life Of The Pacman 05-14-2011
By Timothy James,, Sat, 14 May 2011
Today is the day we begin our journey through one of the most unique lives that has ever been bestowed on this planet. This man’s life, along with the soul that God has given him, is going to be portrayed on video daily on In my opinion this needs to be seen throughout the world. We ne  Read Full Story >>>

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Alex Ariza Part 2 of 3
By Timothy James,, Sat, 14 May 2011
We got close with Alex Ariza on a lot of hot topics listen to what Alex Ariza had to say, MpBoxing: Did Manny Pacquiao’s leg cramp during the fight? Is so, why? Alex Ariza: Yes, the front of the calve got stiff. It could have been a lack of getting enough water in the last couple of days, mayb  Read Full Story >>>

Ana Julaton continues to break Barriers!, Sat, 14 May 2011

Ana Julaton continues to break barriers for the Filipino Community Worldwide as an Icon in the Sport of Boxing. Ana Julaton, the First ever Filipina to Win the IBA World Title (Sept. 2009), the First ever female to Win the WBO W  Read Full Story >>>

THE PULSE The Four Horsemen Get Stomped On, By Another Crummy PPV
By Raymond Markarian, The Sweet Science, Sat, 14 May 2011
Do you remember that scene in the movie “JFK” when Jim Garrison flies to Washington D.C. to meet with X, a character played Donald Sutherland, in the attempt to identify clues about who killed the President? It was the turning point of the movie. X saved Garrison’s case, gave him ideas that he never  Read Full Story >>>

Fight Predictions: Arthur Abraham vs. Andre Ward
By Mike Plunkett,, Sat, 14 May 2011
Arthur Abraham’s challenge of Andre Ward for the WBA Super World super middleweight crown is more than just an opportunity at a major world title, it is the semi-final to the Super Six Tourney and the next crucial step in the career evolution of both men. Coming off of two straight losses in the tou  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: Paris Hilton, Jinkee now textmates, Sat, 14 May 2011
Hotel heiress Paris Hilton is no longer just a fan of Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao – she is now a textmate of Pacquiao’s wife Jinkee. Pacquiao, who returned to Manila Saturday after his conquest of Sugar Shane Mosley in Las Vegas, said Hilton is also due to v  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao gets yellow welcome at Makati hotel, Sat, 14 May 2011
He may not have gotten all Filipinos to wear yellow during his fight last weekend, but boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao got a yellow welcome at a Makati City hotel early Saturday. Pacquiao received a yellow-themed welcome from officials and staff of the New World Hotel in  Read Full Story >>>

J’accuse: Mosley makes himself into a literally sore loser to Pacquiao
By Michael Marley,, Sat, 14 May 2011

Oh, NOW he wants to fight Manny Pacquiao. A week late but at least $5 million richer, No Show Shane Mosley, who should just done a Ricky Hatton and laid like a pancake on the canvas after  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao arrives in Manila, shrugs off steroid rumors
ABS-CBN News, Sat, 14 May 2011
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines’ boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao returned to Manila on Saturday following his successful World Boxing Organization (WBO) title defense last May 7. The Fighter of the Decade, accompanied by his wife Jinkee and several members of his team, arrived at the Ninoy   Read Full Story >>>

List of potential July opponents for Amir Khan shrinking fast
By Scott Heritage,, Sat, 14 May 2011

After WBO/WBC light welterweight champion Tim Bradley passed on a July 23rd unification bout with WBA champion Amir Khan, Golden Boy promotions and team Khan revealed in sever  Read Full Story >>>

“INJECTIONGATE” Story On Shady Website, Written Under Fake Byline, Alleges Steroid, HGH Use By Pacquiao…Manny Responds, Roach Says There Was No Filipino Sparring Partner in 2008-2009
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Sat, 14 May 2011
An article which contains accusations that Manny Pacquiao used steroids and human growth hormone is now making the rounds on the Twittersphere. The explosive story is found on, and had been viewed over 700 times as of 4:15 ET on Thursday. The website doesn’t, to be  Read Full Story >>>

RASKIN’S RANTS: Rumors, Exaggerations & Twitter Recommendations
By Eric Raskin, The Sweet Science, Sat, 14 May 2011
Since Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley was billed as a major “event,” I’m going to take the glass-half-full approach and call the past week or so in boxing “eventful.” There is indeed a lot to comment on besides just the material covered in my PPV running diary (, and let’s  Read Full Story >>>

Quick Jabs: Wladimir Klitschko And Hayden Panettiere Break Up; Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr. Defeated By Hair Gel; TQBR In Ring Magazine; More
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Sat, 14 May 2011
The TQBR Hall of Excuses for Losses has had some hallowed entrants in recent years. We got “The cameraman knocked me out” (Travis Kauffman). There is “I had diarrhea” (Joshua Clottey, and, now, Ray Nahr). And then there’s the reigning best excuse, “My dad told me he loved me” (David Tua). Today, we   Read Full Story >>>

Shane no-show such a shame
By Frank Warren, The Sun, Sat, 14 May 2011
IT IS every boxer’s dream to fight for a world title. But in recent months we’ve seen too many turn up for a pay-day and turn in some awful performances. Audley Harrison hardly threw a punch and Paul McCloskey disappointed in big pay-per-view fights with a world title at stake. And, l  Read Full Story >>>

By Brad Cooper,, Sat, 14 May 2011
After a long, involuntary hiatus, Cooper’s Corner is back. For the last week, I had been looking for an appropriate subject matter to return with, and then came “the biggest boxing event of the year”, at least that’s what Top Rank, Showtime, and CBS told me for the last four months. Let’s remem  Read Full Story >>>

Arce Has a Chance against Donaire
By Jeremiah Yap, 8countnews, Sat, 14 May 2011
Jorge Arce (57-6-2, 44 KOs) impressed in his fight against Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr Saturday night. It was more entertaining than the sparring session between Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley. Just two years ago, it was suggested Arce hang his gloves up after losing to Vic Darchinyan and Simphiwe Nongqay  Read Full Story >>>

Michael Mayes: Cleto Reyes Gloves Continue Elite Reign
By Michael Mayes, The Boxing Republic, Sat, 14 May 2011
In this weekend’s super fight there were few surprises. Youth and speed triumphed over age and experience, Manny Pacquiao remained the pound-for-pound champion of boxing and fans continued to ask “What about Mayweather?” There was one subtle difference few may have noticed, however. It was an eve  Read Full Story >>>

Ward won’t keep distance from Abraham and will throttle slugger
By Colin Seymour,, Sat, 14 May 2011
In Andre Ward’s match Saturday with height-challenged slugger Arthur Abraham, you might suppose Ward will be a cutie this time after a couple of bouts fought at close quarters. That’s a fallacy, says trainer Virgil Hunter, who asked a pointed question about Abraham’s modus operandi: “When’d you s  Read Full Story >>>

Gus Johnson Says Manny Pacquiao Would “Get Killed” in MMA
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Sat, 14 May 2011
Noted boxing and mixed martial arts expert Gus Johnson was a guest on Dan Patrick’s radio show, and offered his opinion on Manny Pacquiao fighting in mixed martial arts. From MMA Fighting: In a radio interview with Dan Patrick, Johnson was asked how Pacquiao would do in an MMA fight against an MM  Read Full Story >>>

Jones confident he’ll beat Lebedev
By Alexey Potapov,, Sat, 14 May 2011
MOSCOW — Roy Jones Jr. arrived today for his fight against cruiserweight contender Denis Lebedev on May 21 at the Krylatskoe Sport Complex. Jones, 42 and a loser in his last two fights (against Danny Green and Bernard Hopkins), is a heavy underdog against the once-beaten Russian but the future   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 14 May 2011

When ring announcer Jimmy Lennon of “Showtime” did the introductions for the WBO welterweight title fight of pound of pound king Manny Pacquiao against former three time world champion Shane Mosley, we were personally thrilled to   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao And All His Men
By Peter Karl,, Sat, 14 May 2011

Roads were closed. Traffic was stopped. The routine morning hustle and bustle down Santa Monica Boulevard, for some reason, had come to a complete standstill. “Aw damn,” I thought frantically, “What am I  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman arrives – no party, fanfare
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 14 May 2011
Pacquiao when he comes home from his successful defense of his World Boxing Organization welterweight title last week in Las Vegas. Pacquiao and his small entourage, including his wife, Jinkee, and some members of his team, took the Philippine Airlines flight out of Los Angeles yesterday as sched  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather Sr on Roach “He’s an average trainer training an average fighter’
By Brad Cooney,, Sat, 14 May 2011
I may be a few things, perhaps I’m a guy that has a bit of a temper or maybe I’m a sucker for a good slice of pizza, but one thing I am not, is a hypocrite. So I will give credit where credit is due, and give some props for landing an exclusive in person ride along interview, and hous  Read Full Story >>>

By Homer D. Sayson,, Sat, 14 May 2011

UP 3-2 in their Eastern Conference semifinals, the Chicago Bulls invaded Philips Arena Thursday night expecting bitter resistance from the pesky 5th-seeded Atlanta Hawks. It was a false alarm. Game 6 was over as soon as   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 14 May 2011

Pound for pound king Manny Pacquiao has replaced NBA superstar Lebron Jones of the Miami Heat in a Hewlett Packard mobile phone commercial. Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz told the Philippine Daily Inquirer that Pacquiao c  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing’s Ten Most Polarizing Figures: Mayweather, Pacquiao, Hopkins and More
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Sat, 14 May 2011
Since controversy — or weakly alleged controversy — is such a hot topic the last few days, I thought we’d take a look at what I feel are boxing’s ten most polarizing figures. I’m limiting this only to active fighters (not retired, that is to say), and doing my best to stay unbiased — I really lik  Read Full Story >>>

GBP has 3 days to match Arum’s offer
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 14 May 2011
LOS ANGELES — Even after 45 years of promoting the biggest names in boxing, Bob Arum admits to being excited like a fan whenever a mouth-watering match-up looms on the horizon. Arum is getting that feeling again as Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez appear headed to a Nov. 12 showdown.   Read Full Story >>>

What’s Next For Pacquiao? More of the Same?
By Ron Borges, The Sweet Science, Sat, 14 May 2011
On the morning Manny Pacquiao was to fight Sugar Shane Mosley, his promoter, Bob Arum, was locked in a meeting with Pacquiao’s likely next opponent, Juan Manuel Marquez. It was a better use of Arum’s time than Mosley would make of his that night. After Pacquiao sent Mosley to the floor for only   Read Full Story >>>

Ring 8 Notebook, Sat, 14 May 2011
Farhood and McCallany guest speakers Tuesday in NY NEW YORK, NY (May 13, 2011) – Award-winning boxing writer and television announcer, Steve Farhood, and “Light’s Out” star Holt McCallany will be special speakers at Tuesday night’s (May 17), starting at 7 PM/ET) for RING 8’s monthly meeting at th  Read Full Story >>>

Olivia Goodwin To Be Studio Guest On TalkSPORT’S Andy Goldstein’s Sports Bar This Saturday, Sat, 14 May 2011
TKO Box Office Olivia Goodwin’s Main Events Presents SEARCH AND DESTROY 4th June 2011 @ York Hall, London London – Friday, 13th May 2011 — The UK’s newest and youngest professional boxing promoter, Olivia Goodwin, is to be a studio guest on Andy Goldstein’s Sports Bar show on TalkSPORT – 108  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Marquez III: Dinamita won’t be exploding on this one
By Kenneth Ragpala, Filipino Boxing Journal, Sat, 14 May 2011
A third fight with nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez (52-5-1, 38 KOs) at welterweight is a potential firecracker for eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KOs). But can the Mexican dynamite, as great as he is as the reigning and undisputed lightweight king, keep up with the Pacman at a level   Read Full Story >>>

Sergio Martinez Looking For Another Huge Year in 2011
By Lem Satterfield,, Sat, 14 May 2011
LAS VEGAS – For southpaw middleweight Sergio Martinez, May 6 was a milestone. For that was the night that Martinez was named Fighter of The Year for 2010 by the Boxing Writers’ Association of America during the organization’s dinner at the MGM Grand Hotel. The 36-year-old Martinez (47-2-2, 26   Read Full Story >>>

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Mosley, Mayweather quick to spread false Pacquiao steroid story
By Scott Heritage,, Fri, 13 May 2011

Initially the recent publication of a steroid use story concerning Manny Pacquiao, it which an anonymous supposed former sparring partner claims to have injected the star with  Read Full Story >>>

Cong. Pacquiao may co-author poverty bill, HB 4374
By Marv Dumon,, Fri, 13 May 2011

SPORTS EXTRA – “I want to be a hero . . . for poor people in our country,” said Manny Pacquiao, in a message posted by non-profit Gawad Kalinga earlier this week. “With my partnership with Gawad Kal  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez-Pacquiao III waiting on go-ahead
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Fri, 13 May 2011
Juan Manuel Marquez accepted Top Rank’s revised offer, but his Nov. 12 trilogy fight against Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden is far from a done deal. Golden Boy Promotions, Marquez’s former promoter, still owns the right of last refusal on any of his fights through February. If Golden Boy   Read Full Story >>>

“I’m almost 100% sure that man couldn’t have been on steroids” – Karim Mayfield
By Chris Robinson,, Fri, 13 May 2011

Earlier today I received a text from welterweight hopeful Karim Mayfield, who seemed to be in a bit of an exuberant mood. This definitely wasn’t your typical ‘hello’ message,   Read Full Story >>>

What Happens When Manny Pacquiao Retires?
By Geno McGahee,, Fri, 13 May 2011
hrow out the debate as to who the best pound for pound fighter in the world is. Manny Pacquiao is without debate the biggest draw right now, due in part to his activity, aggressive nature, and powerful punch. Boxing has adopted Manny as the man of the hour, the Mike Tyson of this generation, the   Read Full Story >>>

In the Mosley aftermath, Pacquiao-Marquez would be a tough sell
By Marc Abrams,, Fri, 13 May 2011
Fight fans, an endangered species, will applaud if Golden Boy Promotions does not match Top Rank’s offer to Juan Manuel Marquez, thereby ensuring a Marquez-Manny Pacquiao trilogy. For Pacquiao, it makes sense, which is another way of saying that Floyd Mayweather Jr. never does. It’s also fair to Mar  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao belies steroid yarn
By Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN News, Fri, 13 May 2011
LOS ANGELES, California — The Pacman is going home. Manny Pacquiao along with wife Jinkee and a team of about 30 flew out of Los Angeles International Airport last night (Friday morning in Manila). “Salamat sa lahat ng mga Pinoys at sa lahat ng mga kababayan ko na sumuporta,” said Pacquiao. H  Read Full Story >>>

Mosley Trying to Find Answers In the Wrong Places
By Carlos Cinco,, Fri, 13 May 2011
Sometimes fighters who lose try to find answers in the wrong places. This article is in response to reports that Shane Mosley recently tweeted, along with his curvacious latina girlfriend Bella Gonzalez, an excerpt from a blog post found on the internet claiming that one of Pacquiao’s former sparri  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Fri, 13 May 2011
“I never fought nobody that hits like that. Never! You can see my reaction with all the punches he was grazing me with. I was lumped up more than I’ve ever been lumped up ever; that’s with Vernon and everybody,” stated future Hall of Famer “Sugar” Shane Mosley, who briefly touched base with FightHyp  Read Full Story >>>

Underdog Boxing: Mosley and Mayweather are looking for ways to beat Pacquiao
By Carlo Pamintuan,, Fri, 13 May 2011
One tried and failed miserably. The other won’t even sign a contract to make the fight. Shane Mosley got his chance. He got knocked down in the third round, figured that he can’t win, and ran away. Floyd Mayweather won’t even fight. He swerved a match against Manny Pacquiao by accusing him of us  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao back in Manila Saturday
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 13 May 2011
MANILA, Philippines – Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao is arriving in Manila on Saturday morning, nearly a week after his successful World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title defense in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jake Joson, Pacquiao’s chief-of-staff, said the Filipino champion already left   Read Full Story >>>

By Percy Crawford,, Fri, 13 May 2011
FightHype briefly caught up with world-class trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. to get his thoughts on last Saturday’s disappointing showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley. Although he has vowed to stay relatively slient when it comes to anything related to Pacquiao, Mayweather Sr. wasted no tim  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao’s ma spending P1M for 62nd birthday bash
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 13 May 2011
MANILA, Philippines – Dionisia Pacquiao, mother of Sarangani congressman and 8-division boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, is celebrating her 62nd birthday in grand style. The Pacmom said she is working overtime to perfect the Argentine tango that she will perform in her birthday party this weekend.   Read Full Story >>>

Judah’s Promoter: Zab Ready To Face Khan on July 23
By Lem Satterfield,, Fri, 13 May 2011 caught up to Main Events CEO, Kathy Duva, concerning the future of southpaw four-time titlist and IBF junior welterweight king, Zab Judah, as it relates to eight-division champion and WBO welterweight belt-holder Manny Paquiao and WBA junior welterweight counter part Amir Khan. Th  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing champion Andre Ward isn’t a knockout with fans
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Fri, 13 May 2011
Andre Ward is the last American gold medalist active in boxing, unbeaten as a professional and on Saturday he hopes to move one significant step closer to unifying the super-middleweight title in a bout at the Home Depot Center. Yet, Ward remains an anonymous figure even to casual sports fans, w  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez on Facing Pacquiao at 144, Golden Boy, Fine
By Jhonny Gonzalez,, Fri, 13 May 2011
WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez feels very good about his chances to beat Manny Pacquiao at the catch-weight of 144-pounds. This past Monday, Marquez accepted a revised offer from Top Rank to face Pacquiao on November 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Marquez and Pacquiao fought to   Read Full Story >>>

New York Daily News Legendary Scribe Bill Gallo Adored Manny Pacquiao
By Scoop Malinowski, Boxing Insider, Fri, 13 May 2011
The legendary New York Daily News columnist/cartoonist Bill Gallo passed away this Tuesday at the age of 88. Boxing was the favorite sport of Gallo, who, amazingly was still contributing work to the tabloid he has worked at for an astonishing seven decades. Gallo wrote a column after watching t  Read Full Story >>>

The talkative Floyd Mayweather
By Vitali Shaposhnikov, Diamond Boxing, Fri, 13 May 2011
In a recent interview with Floyd Mayweather Jr. (41-0-0), Floyd once again stated that during negotiations with Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2), he signed his part of the bargain, while it was team Pacquiao who pressed the brakes and never inked their side of the paper. (  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao’s prime being wasted? Nonsense
By Colin Seymour,, Fri, 13 May 2011
Granted, the defining opponent for Manny Pacquiao is the still-elusive Floyd Mayweather Jr. Other than that, though, Pacquiao’s opposition list has been pretty spectacular. If, in May 2008, you’d been told “Pacquiao is moving to welterweight and will spend the next three years destroying Oscar De La  Read Full Story >>>

Sparring with Pacquiao: Beltran’s turn to fight
By Michael Rosenthal,, Fri, 13 May 2011
Ray Beltran could relate to Shane Mosley as he watched the skittish 39-year-old squirm his way out of actually fighting Manny Pacquiao last Saturday in Las Vegas. Oh, he was as disgusted as anyone with Mosley’s reticence to exchange punches. The mild-mannered fighter said he wouldn’t blame those  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao Steroids Controversy: The Story Is, There Is No Story
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Fri, 13 May 2011
Today started out like any other day in boxing news. Some fights were talked about, some pay-per-view number estimates came in, Wladimir Klitschko and Hayden Panettiere broke up, Klitschko and David Haye had a tremendously entertaining appearance on Ringside in the UK. OK, so it was already a lit  Read Full Story >>>

Sugar is ‘salty’: Mosley tweets unsubstantiated story on Pacquiao using steroids
By Dennis ‘dSource’ Guillermo,, Fri, 13 May 2011

“Pacquiao ex-sparring partner came out a couple days ago stating that he would inject him w steroids – since Ricky fight look that up” — Shane Mosley on Twitter Find dSource  Read Full Story >>>

Story On Shady Website, Written Under Fake Byline, Alleges Steroid, HGH Use By Pacquiao
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Fri, 13 May 2011
An article which contains accusations that Manny Pacquiao used steroids and human growth hormone is now making the rounds on the Twittersphere. The explosive story is found on, and had been viewed over 700 times as of 4:15 ET on Thursday. The website doesn’t, to b  Read Full Story >>>

Roach to Mayweather “One call and a signature done deal”
By Brad Cooney,, Fri, 13 May 2011
When I spoke to the legendary Freddie Roach yesterday I had to ask him about the whole Floyd Mayweather Jr saga. Roach laughed and said, “Floyd who?” of course Freddie knew who I was talking about, but the joke was pretty funny. During my conversation with Roach, he shared his thoughts with me   Read Full Story >>>

‘I’ll work my way up to get to you’ : Gesta unfazed by Rios’ challenge
By Dennis ‘dSource’ Guillermo,, Fri, 13 May 2011

Back in December when I first published an interview I did with Mercito Gesta (21-0-1) and his co-manager/ trainer Vince Parra who went on record and expressed their interest   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vs Mosley Could Be Highest-Selling Pacquiao PPV Ever
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Fri, 13 May 2011
Steve Kim tweeted an update a short while ago which said Bob Arum believes the Manny Pacquiao vs Shane Mosley pay-per-view could settle in at 1.3 million sold, which would make it the highest-selling Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view to date. Here are the past figures:Date Pacquiao Opponent PPV Buys 2  Read Full Story >>>

NEW YORK (May 12, 2011) – Due to the demand of boxing fans, EPIX, the multiplatform premium entertainment service, will exclusively televise Live to the U.S., the World Boxing Organization (WBO) light heavyweight title fight between defending champion JUERGEN BRAEHMER and WBO interim light heavyweig  Read Full Story >>>

Team Margarito reaches out to Mississippi flood and tornado victims
By Brad Cooney, 8countnews, Fri, 13 May 2011
Mississippi and Alabama are two states very far away from California, and Tijuana Mexico. When the tornado outbreak swept through the two states they left a path of destruction miles and miles wide, killing over 180 people. Houses were flattened, and 18 wheel trucks were tossed across roads and onto  Read Full Story >>>

When Boxing Writers Talk: David P. Greisman And Tim Starks On Manny Pacquiao Vs. Shane Mosley, The Super Six, Weird Gift Shops And More
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Fri, 13 May 2011
From time to time BoxingScene’s David P. Greisman and myself gchat one another. Sometimes we talk about boxing, even. Sometimes, I publish what we say. This time, we mainly talked about the subjects in the headline. But we also talked about Shane Mosley’s girlfriend, Wayne Newton and more. David:  Read Full Story >>>

Team Puerto Rico Boxing present back-to-back boxing spectacular, Boricua Invasion I & II on June 10 & 11 at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC, Fri, 13 May 2011
Galarza, Dulorme, Pedraza top Friday night; Del Valle, Gonzalez, Arroyo, Sanchez, and Bracero to see action on Saturday NEW YORK, NY (May 12, 2011) Two of boxing’s top promoters have put together a tribute to the great Puerto Rican boxers of past and future in the only way they know how: by stagi  Read Full Story >>>

Hugo Cazares wants to fight against Omar Narvaez and Nonito Donaire
By Ismael Rubio, Boxeo Editores, Fri, 13 May 2011
Los Mochis, Mexico .- After having a memorable 2010, the super flyweight champion of World Boxing Association (WBA), Hugo “El Increíble” Cazares is working in the gym waiting for his next fight, which could take place in June. Cazares’s return has been prolonged because earlier this year, he had   Read Full Story >>>

“He’s prepared if he can’t fight any more” – Robert Garcia on Margarito’s future
By Chris Robinson,, Fri, 13 May 2011

There is a lot of uncertainty in the career of Antonio Margarito at the moment. The former champion from Tijuana recently saw a rematch with Miguel Cotto first be postponed an  Read Full Story >>>

Why would HBO conspire with Golden Boy to block Marquez-Pacquiao III?
By Michael Marley,, Fri, 13 May 2011

His rival boxing promoters are still shaking their heads wondering if Golden Boy’s astute Richard Schaefer really informed the Los Angeles Times that HBO would provide money so that  Read Full Story >>>

By Dennis U. Eroa,, Fri, 13 May 2011
UNBEATEN Roberto Gonzales makes the first step as he seeks international boxing stardom when he battles highly-respected Korean and current International Boxing Federation Pan-Pacific titleholder Jae Sung-Lee for the vacant WBA International superfeatherweight title. Dubbed as ‘‘Berto’’, the  Read Full Story >>>

James, Wade conquer Mt. Celtics
By Homer D. Sayson,, Fri, 13 May 2011

FANS inside the American Airlines Arena went nuts Wednesday night. Drowning in euphoria, they got almost unbearably loud and waved white towels with unsuppressed frenzy. Tears fell, happy tears, And there were oodles and o  Read Full Story >>>

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