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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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Manny Pacquiao ‘100% confident’ of beating Floyd Mayweather

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were greeted by thousands of fans in Las Vegas as they arrived ahead of Saturday’s super-fight at MGM Grand. American legend Mayweather, 38, and Filipino great Pacquiao, 36, are meeting for the WBC, WBA and WBO welterweight titles. It will be the richest fight in history, with the two protagonists set to split in the ...

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Floyd Mayweather Sr explains how he used his son as ‘human shield

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It was the moment Floyd Mayweather Jr saved his father’s life, though he was too young to have any say in the matter. Mayweather, now 38 and the WBA and WBC welterweight champion, is preparing for Saturday’s super-fight against Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Speaking in a special BBC Radio 5 live programme on the American’s ...

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Angry Ike Quartey demands apology from Baby Jet Promotions

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Former Ghanaian Boxer Ike Bazooka Quartey is demanding an unqualified apology from boxing promoters Baby Jet Promotions for the inhuman treatment meted out to him during the Emmanuel Tagoe and Joebert Reyes fight at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday, April 24. According to the former WBA Welterweight Champion, he was subjected to unfair treatment by ushers who were working ...

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