Boxing

Mayweather-Pacquiao: Still no tickets on sale for 2 May fight

Boxing Promoter Bob Arum (Image credit: Getty Images)

Promoter Bob Arum is still unable to explain why there are no tickets on general sale for the super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on 2 May. The MGM Grand holds 16,500 but only about 1,000 tickets are expected to be made available to the wider public. Contracts with the MGM Grand remain unsigned, while tickets ...

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“Rocky” Stallone visits Pacquiao camp ahead of mega bout

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Film star Sylvester Stallone passed by Manny Pacquaio’s gym to see how the Filipino was getting ready for the bout against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on the 2nd of May. Stallone came to prominence through the boxing movie “Rocky” and one can never what tips he shared with Pacquiao for the bout. Below are pictures of the visit. Images ...

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Explains Why He’s Better Than Muhammad Ali

Floyd Mayweather: Bigger than Muhammed Ali?

Is Floyd Mayweather Jr. a better boxer than Muhammad Ali? I don’t know. Was the velociraptor a better dinosaur than the T. rex? Could Michael Jordan beat LeBron James in one-on-one hopscotch if they were both in their prime? The Mayweather-Ali debate is an unproductive, apples-to-oranges argument about two fighters from different weight classes and generations. Who the “better” fighter ...

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Joebert Reyes arrives for WBA Lightweight clash with Emmanuel Tagoe

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Filipino Joebert Delos Reyes has arrived in Accra ahead of his WBA International Lightweight bout against Ghana’s Emmanuel Tagoe on Friday. Reyes arrived in the company of his trainer and manager on Monday morning to finalize his preparations for the bout. The former World Junior champion is convinced he will be up to the challenge against his gifted Ghanaian opponent ...

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Manny Pacquiao: Floyd Mayweather fight is perfect timing

Manny Pacquiao (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manny Pacquiao says the timing is right for his long-awaited fight with American Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather, 38, and Pacquiao, 36, are considered two of the best fighters of their generation and the bout on 2 May is set to generate £162m ($250m). The contest has been more than five years in the making and critics have said the pair have ...

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Boxing: Mayweather admits he no longer enjoys boxing

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Floyd Mayweather Jnr recalls the reaction of his friends on the day he set himself up as an independent boxing business and told them: ‘The time will come when I make a hundred million dollars in one night.’ He says: ‘They told me I was crazy.’ That was when he broke away from Bob Arum, who is the promoter of ...

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Pacman turns to God ahead of bout with Mayweather

Believer in Christ: Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao has been revealing his religious side as he gears up to face long-time rival Floyd Mayweather in 2 weeks’ time. In a series of tweets, the boxer has been professing his love for Christianity and has been sharing images of himself, friends and family worshiping at church. Going to church with my family. Thank you Lord. pic.twitter.com/2GCbxOFEXi — ...

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