Boxing

In the gym with Floyd: Mayweather looks serious as he preps for Pacquiao

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LAS VEGAS — Inside the Mayweather Boxing Club this week, one woman wore a tiara, pink boxing high-top sneakers and three bedazzled letters—TMT, for “The Money Team”– glued to her forehead. Or stapled. It was tough to tell. Another woman showed up in a business suit. Most wore sweats, including several sweatshirts with the same tagline: Parental Advisory: Excessive Wealth. ...

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Floyd Mayweather passes weight check ahead of Manny Pacquiao showdown

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Floyd Mayweather is within 3.5lbs of the welterweight limit more than three weeks out from his meeting with Manny Pacquiao. World Boxing Council rules demand weight checks 30 days and a week before fight night to ensure boxers get down to the limit gradually and safely. And the organisation, whose welterweight belt is one of three up for grabs live ...

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What it’s like to train with Manny Pacquiao?

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Dean Byrne worked alongside Pacquiao at the Wild Card gym from 2009-2012 First contact I WAS coming back from Australia, where I’d been fighting and I’d been back in England for a month or two. I was going to Boston to team up with Micky Ward – I met him in the Wild Card gym a year or two later ...

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Breaking Down the Numbers

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We’re less than a month away from the most anticipated prizefight in decades. And while many are discussing the expected record-breaking financial numbers, very few are analyzing the numbers that really matter in regards to the matchup itself. Let’s take a deep dive into the numbers behind Mayweather-Pacquiao. Punch Stats: While CompuBox numbers don’t tell the whole story, they often ...

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Richard Commey confident of remaining unbeaten

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Ghanaian boxer, Richard Commey has stated his belief that he will continue the seemingly irresistible march in his lightweight unbeaten run for the foreseeable future. The 28-year old who won the 2014 Commonwealth Lightweight Championship is preparing for a bout in the coming weeks but awaits confirmation on his opponent. “At the moment I’ve got two dates, 23rd May in ...

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