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Arum slams Pacquiao for missing shoulder rehab

Jul 19, 2015 - 5:23 PM

Promoter Bob Arum says Pacquiao has not been acting very professionally after missing a planned rehab visit for his surgically repaired rotator cuff

Manny Pacquiao has maintained a busy schedule since his loss to Floyd Mayweather, but missed a scheduled rehab session for his injured right rotator cuff. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Why the WBO stripping Mayweather means absolutely nothing

Jul 07, 2015 - 4:21 PM

The WBO s decision to not recognize Floyd Mayweather as champion is about money and not a reflection of Mayweather as a champion

The WBO has stripped Floyd Mayweather of their welterweight title, and he likely doesn't give a damn. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Periscope, Meerkat streams of Mayweather vs Pacquiao land copyright blow

May 06, 2015 - 6:12 PM

The Fight of the Century wasn t just available through pay per view as users stream the bout on apps Periscope and Meerkat

VLOG: Pacquiao still a winner to folks at Palaro

May 03, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Student athletes coaches officials organizers and guests leave the live viewing of Pacquiao vs Mayweather believing Pacquiao was robbed of the win

DISBELIEF. Folks watching the Pacquiao vs Mayweather bout believe the Filipino boxing icon was robbed of a win. Photo by Rappler

Pacquiao still inspires Palaro athletes despite loss to Mayweather

May 03, 2015 - 6:26 PM

Palaro athletes continue to look up to Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao despite a unanimous decision loss to undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr

Young athletes watch as Manny Pacquiao is interviewed after his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

VLOG: Palaro athletes, officials watch Pacquiao vs Mayweather

May 03, 2015 - 10:52 AM

The Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex set up screens for free live viewing of the highly anticipated fight

VLOG: Pacquiao inspires young boxers from GenSan

May 02, 2015 - 6:11 PM

A young boxer from General Santos City talks about his boxing idol as thousands of athletes and coaches from across the country get pumped up to cheer for Manny Pacquiao

Photo by Franz Lopez/ Rappler

Mayweather plans to retire after September bout

May 01, 2015 - 6:37 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr plans to hang up his gloves for good after his 49th professional fight

RETIREMENT. Floyd Mayweather Jr plans to leave boxing behind after his planned fight in September. Photo by AFP

Mayweather motivated to earn more money than keep unbeaten record

May 01, 2015 - 3:15 PM

I do everything for my kids and I can say that the work I did the past 19 years will take care of my kids and their kids for life

ALL ABOUT THE MONEY. Floyd Mayweather Jr says he's more concerned about adding to his wealth than keeping his record unblemished. Screenshot from livestream of Mayweather vs Pacquiao press tour

DavNor Palaro cheers for Pacquiao

Apr 30, 2015 - 11:39 AM

The crowd at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex will represent the entire country—all 17 regions of them

SUPPORT PACQUIAO. The Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex will host a viewing of the Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight for Palaro athletes and officials. Photos by DavNor PIO and EPA

PHOTO: Pacquiao’s boxing shoes for Mayweather fight

Apr 30, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Pacquiao will wear the HyperKO MP Boot made of Nike’s Flywire technology It is built to Pacquiao’s specifications for both training and fight night

HYPER KO. This is the HyperKO MP Boot - the boxing shoes Manny Pacquiao will wear on fight night against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo fro RingTV's Instagram

Pre-fight frenzy sweeps Las Vegas

Apr 29, 2015 - 10:08 PM

The Mayweather vs Pacquiao buzz is palpable

Pacquiao readies 'killer instinct' for Mayweather

Apr 29, 2015 - 10:56 AM

My confidence is different than for other fights I am not nervous I am excited says Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao addresses the media during his fan event at the Mandalay Bay. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Pacquiao Watch: Who says Manny is all left?

Apr 29, 2015 - 8:47 AM

People tend to forget the Filipino boxing superstar also has a lethal right hand

Manny Pacquiao's right hand can also do some serious damage. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: ESPN's mini-docu on Pacquiao’s early life

Apr 28, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Manny Pacquiao: The Roots travels to the Philippines to retell Pacquiao’s rise as one of the top boxers of his generation

‘If Pacquiao can get out of this one alive, he’s Superman,’ says Mayweather Sr

Apr 28, 2015 - 3:11 PM

[Pacquiao] is just a normal opponent…who is gonna get his ass whooped Floyd Mayweather Sr says

Floyd Mayweather Sr believes his son will defeat Manny Pacquiao by knockout. File photo from AFP

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: The talk is over

Apr 28, 2015 - 11:57 AM

The cerebral calculating Floyd Mayweather versus the crowd pleasing slugger Manny Pacquiao Who will win on May 2?

Mayweather vs Pacquiao documentary | The Talk is Over

WATCH: Roach's honest analysis of Pacquiao vs Mayweather

Apr 27, 2015 - 9:53 PM

The seven time BWAA “Trainer of the Year” awardee believes Pacquiao has the leverage in punching power

Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach, seen here  at the press conference of the Mayweather vs Pacquiao showdown, shares his honest assessment of the bout with Fight Hub. Screenshot from Showtime's livestream

Big hype, money for epic Mayweather vs Pacquiao clash

Apr 27, 2015 - 3:04 PM

More than 5 years in the making Mayweather vs Pacquiao is an epic clash of styles and personalities

AT LAST. Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) and Manny Pacquiao (R) will finally meet in the ring on May 2. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

WATCH: Boxing legends talk about Pacquiao vs Mayweather

Apr 26, 2015 - 9:49 PM

An elite group of prizefighters who have gone toe to toe with both Pacquiao and Mayweather share their thoughts on the upcoming megafight

Mayweather vs Pacquiao skill focus: Defense

Apr 26, 2015 - 11:58 AM

Floyd Mayweather Jr is a fighter known for his superb defense Manny Pacquiao will need to rely on his speed and power to counter Mayweather s style

DEFENSE. When it comes to defense in, Floyd Mayeather Jr has the edge over Manny Pacquaio. Photos from AFP

Vera picks Pacquiao to win over Mayweather

Apr 24, 2015 - 3:22 PM

Brandon Vera says Manny Pacquiao has the speed and power to win over Floyd Mayweather

PACQUIAO WIN. Fil-Am MMA fighter Brandon Vera believes Manny Pacquiao's speed and power gives him the edge over Mayweather. Vera photo from his Facebook page, Pacquiao photo by EPA

Sports wRap: Fight build-up, Mayweather’s confidence, Cotto helps Pacquiao

Apr 23, 2015 - 3:40 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr says he s better than Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson Do you agree?

PCOS machines, Mamasapano report, Mayweather-Pacquiao contract | The wRap

Apr 23, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Supreme Court ruling may render the PCOS machines useless The NBI calls Mamasapano incident murder Bob Arum refuses to sign the Mayweather Pacquiao contract

Pacquiao vs Mayweather contract still unsigned, says Arum

Apr 22, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Bob Arum says the latest draft of the contract that he received was not the deal that Pacquiao s camp originally agreed to

NOT SIGNED. Top Rank's Bob Arum claims the contract for the Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight hasn't been signed. File photos by Kevork Djansezian & Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao to earn extra $2 million for fight shorts

Apr 22, 2015 - 12:24 PM

The initial design of Pacquiao’s expensive trunks has not been shown yet to the public

FIGHT SHORTS. Manny Pacquiao, seen here during his most recent bout vs Chris Algieri, will earn an extra $2 million for his fight shorts. Photo by AFP

Pacquiao vows to revive ‘old self’ against Mayweather

Apr 22, 2015 - 11:55 AM

I have to be a warrior in the ring on May 2 and fight like it is the last fight of my life

OLD SELF. Manny Paquiao, seen here with his long time trainer Freddie Roach, vows to give it his all in the fight vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Pacquiao's speed and footwork will be keys to victory, says Roach

Apr 21, 2015 - 5:17 PM

Manny knows the best way to disrupt Floyd’s rhythm is by moving him around the ring cutting off his escape routes and positioning him for his attacks

12 DAYS OUT. Superstar Manny Pacquiao trains with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, Monday at the Wild Card Boxing Club as he prepares for his upcoming 12-round welterweight world championship unification mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

UFC fighter Overeem sides with Pacquiao in fight vs Mayweather

Apr 19, 2015 - 12:38 PM

I’m going for Pacquiao I met him once and he is very respectful He’s very calm I appreciate his values more than his opponent

UFC Fighter Alistair Overeem (L) picks Manny Pacquiao (R) to win vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. Overeem photo by Nissi Icasiano/Rappler, Pacquiao photo by Xaume Olleros/AFP

WATCH: 'Inside Mayweather vs Pacquiao' episode one

Apr 19, 2015 - 1:29 AM

Watch episode one of the Showtime mini series Inside Mayweather vs Pacquiao

The first episode of Showtime's 'Inside Mayweather vs Pacquiao' delves into the world of Mayweather as he deals with calls for a fight with Pacquiao. File photo by Jonathan Alcorn/EPA

Pacquiao Watch: The ring smarts

Apr 17, 2015 - 12:18 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao are past their physical primes that s why an important factor in their upcoming fight will be how smart they box

RING SMARTS. Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) is known as the smarter fighter but Manny Pacquiao, in his recent fights, has shown he's more than just a slugger now. Pacquiao photo by Xaume Olleros/AFP, Mayweather photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao watches Mayweather fight tapes, says Koncz

Apr 16, 2015 - 12:22 PM

Adviser to Manny Pacquiao Michael Koncz says the People s Champ does his homework watching tapes of Floyd Mayweather Jr s previous fights

Filipino Boxing icon shadow boxes in front of the media. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Pacquiao won't retire after Mayweather fight, says Koncz

Apr 16, 2015 - 12:08 PM

Manny Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz says no matter the outcome of his fight vs Floyd Mayweather Jr Manny Pacquiao will still continue boxing

NOT RETIRING. Michael Koncz says Manny Pacquiao has no plans of hanging his gloves after the Floyd Mayweather Jr bout. Screenshot from HBO Sports' livestream

Roach: KO loss to Marquez tough lesson for Pacquiao

Apr 16, 2015 - 11:42 AM

It helped us a lot He knows when you make a mistake you pay for it

TOUGH LESSON. Manny Pacquiao lies flat on the ring after getting hit by a knockout blow by Juan Manuel Marquez on their 4th bout. File photo by AFP

Pacquiao promises to share gospel with Mayweather after bout

Apr 16, 2015 - 8:06 AM

Pacquiao says Mayweather could benefit from being more humble impliedly citing his rival’s brash attitude

Manny Pacquiao, seen here talking to his trainer Freddie Roach, says he wants to share the Gospel to Floyd Mayweather after their fight. Screenshot from HBO Sports' livestream

Cotto helps Pacquiao prepare vs Mayweather – Roach

Apr 16, 2015 - 7:56 AM

Cotto is no stranger to Pacquiao and Mayweather as he crossed paths with both men in the boxing ring

HELPING OUT. Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach says Miguel Cotto is helping Manny Pacquiao prepare for his bout vs Mayweather. File photo by Tim Lane/EPA

Sports wRap: Sky-high ticket prices, docu trailer, camp updates

Apr 15, 2015 - 10:46 AM

In or out of the arena Vegas fight tickets are sky high This and more on this week s Sports wRap

NBA star Jeremy Lin visits Manny Pacquiao

Apr 15, 2015 - 10:09 AM

Lin currently plays for the LA Lakers He rose to stardom in 2012 when he unexpectedly led a winning turnaround with the New York Knicks

LA Lakers guard Jeremy Lin pays Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao ahead of his much-anticipated bout vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo from Lin's Facebook page

NBA legend Karl Malone visits Manny Pacquiao

Apr 11, 2015 - 7:27 PM

Manny Pacquiao received a surprise visit from basketball legend Karl Malone at Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles

Manny Pacquiao, Freddie Roach, Karl Malone and associates pose for a photo at the Wild Card Gym. Photo from Pacquiao's Facebook

Sports wRap: The #MayPac commercial

Apr 10, 2015 - 10:45 AM

Less than a month to go before the fight of the century and the official Mayweather Pacquiao commercial is out That and more in this week s Sports wRap

Sports wRap: Drug tests, sparring sessions, trainer woes

Mar 25, 2015 - 12:22 PM

What will happen if either Mayweather or Pacquiao test positive for drugs? That and more in this week s Sports wRap

Sports wRap: The Pacquiao-Mayweather face-off

Mar 18, 2015 - 7:01 AM

Rappler brings you weekly highlights leading up to the Pacquiao Mayweather fight

Tarver warns Mayweather about Pacquiao’s style

Mar 08, 2015 - 9:48 PM

Everybody knows that this is a dangerous fight for Floyd especially Floyd Mayweather says former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver

In 2004, Antonio Tarver knocked out the best fighter of his generation, Roy Jones Jr, in two rounds. Tarver thinks Manny Pacquiao has a chance to do the same thing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Gary C. Caskey/EPA

Mayweather to spar with former champ Zab Judah for Pacquiao fight

Mar 07, 2015 - 2:32 PM

Floyd Mayweather will spar with two former champions to prepare for his May 2 mega bout with Manny Pacquiao

FAMILIAR FOES. Floyd Mayweather lands a left on Zab Judah during their 2006 fight, which Mayweather won by decision. Photo by Jack Smith/EPA

Cotto now picks Pacquiao to win over Mayweather

Mar 07, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Miguel Cotto changes his mind favoring his gym mate Pacquiao to topple Mayweather on May 2

PICKING PAC. Miguel Cotto switches his tune and favors his gym mate. Photo by Tim Lane/EPA

Pacquiao beating Mayweather is a public service, says Roach

Mar 06, 2015 - 3:05 PM

Manny has to make the right moves at the right time to win the fight and this time there is no room for error says Roach of the upcoming Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight

Freddie Roach (L) says the upcoming Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight will be one of the best moments of his life. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

Mayweather signs up former foe as sparring partner

Mar 02, 2015 - 9:20 PM

Mayweather and Corley are no strangers to each other having fought each other in 2004 and working together in sparring prior to Mayweather s 2006 fight with Zab Judah

DeMarcus Corley (R) will be Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s sparring partner. He is seen here in a January 2008 bout versus Devon Alexander for the WBC Continental Super Welterweight Championship. File Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

The game plan to beat Mayweather has changed, says Roach

Feb 21, 2015 - 6:04 PM

Pacquiao s trainer Freddie Roach says that both fighters have changed as they ve gotten older which means he ll have to devise a new strategy to hand Mayweather his first loss

MENTOR. Freddie Roach (L) has guided Manny Pacquiao (R) towards a legendary boxing career. Photo by Stan Honda/AFP

Pacquiao-Mayweather agree on $250 million fight - report

Feb 15, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Pacquiao has reportedly completed his contractual agreements and is now waiting for Mayweather to sign off on his end and announce the fight

FINALLY? Reports are saying that an announcement to match the two most decorated fighters of this generation is near. File photos by Showtime Boxing and Team Pacquiao/Mike Young

Pacquiao meets Amir Khan to discuss possible 'Plan B' fight

Jan 24, 2015 - 4:28 AM

Pacquiao and Khan once gym mates and sparring partners under Freddie Roach met in London to begin informal discussions for a bout if Pacquiao Mayweather doesn t come to pass

NEW TALKS. Manny Pacquiao met with Amir Khan to discuss a potential fight should Pacquiao-Mayweather not come off. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP