Tag Archives: Manny Pacquiao

Arum doesn’t believe Pacquiao will retire after Bradley fight

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Despite former eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) making it perfectly clear to the media in interview after interview that his April 9th fight against Tim Bradley (33-1-1, 12 KOs) will be the last of his career before he retires from the sport, Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum still refuses to believe that the 37-year-old fighter will be ...

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Roach hopes Mayweather will return after Bradley for Pacquiao rematch

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Trainer Freddie Roach is looking forward to his fighter Manny Pacquiao’s next fight against WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KOs) on April 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roach is hoping that if Pacquiao beats Bradley, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will want to come out of retirement to face Pacquiao in a second fight. That’s something ...

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Amir Khan expects to fight Manny Pacquiao in February

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Amir Khan is hopeful of fighting Manny Pacquiao in February after revealing that negotiations are “going smooth”. Khan was denied a bout with the now-retired Floyd Mayweather Jr when he opted to end his career with a fight against Andre Berto, the American winning by unanimous decision earlier this month to move to an undefeated 49-0 record. The Briton has ...

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OPINION: 200,000 bucks for a title? Not Floyd Mayweather

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Radio Maxx’s Hans Andoh breaks down the issue surrounding Floyd Mayweather’s USD 200,000 “slap on the wrist” by the WBO and its decision to strip him of their title and concludes that the punishment does not take anything away from the boxer’s clout and legacy. The last thing the world wants to talk about at this time is that “Fight ...

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Floyd Mayweather stripped of WBO title won from Pacquiao

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Five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of the WBO welterweight belt won from Manny Pacquiao in May. The 38-year-old failed to pay the WBO a $200,000 (£128,000) sanctioning fee by the 3 July deadline. Mayweather had been expected to relinquish the title by now, saying he planned to do so following his points victory over Pacquiao. Fellow American ...

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Manny Pacquiao: Retirement decision on hold after surgery

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Manny Pacquiao says he is close to making a decision on whether to retire from boxing. The Filipino, 36, returned to his home country on Wednesday following defeat by Floyd Mayweather in their world welterweight super-fight on 2 May. “I will focus on healing my shoulder. After that, I will announce continuing my career or retirement,” he said. “I’m not ...

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Floyd Mayweather on Pacquiao injury: ‘losers have excuses’

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Floyd Mayweather says “winners win and losers have excuses” after Manny Pacquiao blamed a shoulder injury for his loss to the American in Las Vegas. Pacquiao is being sued in Nevada after being accused of lying about the shoulder injury he suffered pre-fight. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao, 36, did not declare the problem, but the Filipino claims ...

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Rematch: Mayweather says he will fight Pacquiao again

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So, how many of you after Saturday night’s snoozer are already feeling like you could cough up another hundy to see a Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch? Anyone? Anyone? Well, you may not have to wait too long. Skip Bayless reported on ESPN2’s “First Take” Tuesday morning that Stephen A. Smith received a text from Floyd Mayweather Jr., apparently indicating that he’d go ...

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Manny Pacquiao sued after shoulder injury dishonesty claims

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Manny Pacquiao is the subject of a lawsuit in Nevada after being accused of lying over a shoulder injury sustained before his fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao, 36, did not declare the injury on a pre-fight questionnaire. But the fighter says he was transparent and a treatment plan had been agreed. ...

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