Boxing

QUAO’s Monday Moanings: ‘Maestro” Mayweather, Shaky Hearts and Classy Chelsea

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Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao returns with his weekly column and this time, he looks at Floyd Mayweather’s win over Manny Pacquiao, Hearts of Oak’s loss to Djoliba in the CAF Confederations Cup and Chelsea’s capture of this season’s Barclays Premier League title.  Maestro Mayweather Floyd Mayweather recorded the 48th professional victory of his boxing career after he defeated Manny Pacquiao ...

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Emmanuel Frimpong turns into the Money Man after betting £50,000 on Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao

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Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong was a relieved man after betting a staggering £50,000 on Floyd Mayweather to defeat Manny Pacquiao. The 23-year-old, now playing his football in Russia, shared his delight on social media at taking home £78,600 after Mayweather prevailed at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Frimpong had tagged Mayweather in an Instagram post with the betting ...

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Manny Pacquiao blames shoulder injury for loss to Floyd Mayweather

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Manny Pacquiao blamed a shoulder injury for his defeat by Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas, claiming it stopped him from using his right hand. American Mayweather, 38, outclassed his Philippine rival at the MGM Grand and was awarded a wide unanimous decision. Pacquiao, 36, said he thought he did enough to win the fight, despite most observers agreeing with the ...

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BARTELS: Floyd Mayweather Takes His Place Among The Greats

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After seeing Floyd Mayweather win against Manny Pacquiao in the “Fight Of The Century”, Citi Sports columnist Samuel Bartels explains why “The Money Man” needs to be seen as one of boxing’s greatest men. Floyd Meayweather will continue to endure scorn for his style of boxing the rest of his career and long after he retires. But it is time ...

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The 36 minutes when Money counts for nothing

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Ahead ofthe mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Radio Maxx’s Hans Andoh looks at the two boxers involved and what the bout represents to sports fans.   It’s the most lucrative boxing promotion in history but of course we already know that and didn’t expect any less. The “fight of the century” between Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao ...

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Pacquiao promises to beat Mayweather and covert him into Christianity

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Manny Pacquiao has assured his fans he is going to beat long-time rival Floyd Mayweather on Saturday and convert him [Mayweather] into Christianity after the bout. The Filipino boxer disclosed this during his final press conference at the MGM grand hotel in Las Vegas ahead of their $300 million mega-fight this Saturday. Speaking to cross section of journalists gathered at ...

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Fredrick Lawson sees a Pacquaio win in the Fight of the Century

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Ghana Professional boxer, Fredrick Lawson spoke to Citi Sports and reveals his admiration for Manny Pacquiao ahead of the biggest fight in boxing history between Pacquaio and Floyd Mayweather. Lawson who recently won his fight with Colombian boxer, Breidis Prescott by split decision. It was the closest result of unbeaten career with 24 bouts and 20 KOs. The fight tagged ...

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Fredrick Lawson tags Richard Commey the “best boxer in Ghana”

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When quizzed about who is the best boxer Ghana has to offer now, Welterweight boxer Fredrick Lawson, decides to go with Richard Commey over Emmanuel Tagoe. Commey is the 2014 Commonwealth Lightweight Champion and remains unbeaten after 21 bouts in his career while Tagoe beat Joebert Reyes last Friday to claim the vacant WBA Welterweight lightweight title in Accra. Speaking ...

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