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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