PacMayweather - updates

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IN PHOTOS: #MayPac viewing parties abroad

May 07, 2015 - 10:59 AM

Rappler’s BalikBayan crowdsourced photos from Filipino communities around the world who held viewing parties in bars restaurants and in their homes

Why I can't watch Pacquiao vs Mayweather

May 02, 2015 - 10:39 PM

I want him to win so badly but I don’t want to see his body bruise and his face bleed I can’t stand seeing his eyes puff up

#WatchMayPac: Viewing parties outside PH

Apr 29, 2015 - 9:40 PM

Are you a Filipino living abroad? Are you going to a Pacquiao party in your neighborhood? Let us know

Floyd Mayweather's Five Greatest Wins

Apr 08, 2015 - 7:08 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr has been unbeaten through 47 fights due to his combination of ring smarts speed and technical skill

Mayweather set for richest sports year ever – Forbes

Apr 03, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Mayweather will likely earn at least 150 million and Pacquiao more than 100 million from the May 2 megafight in Las Vegas says Forbes

MEGA FIGHT PRESSER. The much-anticipated Pacquiao vs Mayweather mega fight press conference is scheduled on May 11. File photos by Kevork Djansezian & Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao has punching power edge vs Mayweather, says Guerrero

Mar 05, 2015 - 10:24 PM

Former world champion Robert Guerrero there is a razor thin variance between the two fighters in terms of speed but Pacquiao’s power spells the disparity

PUNCHING POWER. Robert Guerrero, seen here during his IBF cruiserweight world champion title win over Spend Abazi, says Manny Pacquiao has the advantage in punching power over Floyd Mayweather Jr. File photo by Lars Moeller/EPA

Mayweather to outpoint Pacquiao, predicts Mosley

Mar 05, 2015 - 10:22 PM

I think it goes 12 rounds I think Mayweather’s going to outpoint Pacquiao by moving evading punches

OUTPOINT. Shane Mosley thinks the mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr will go the full 12 rounds with "Money" emerging as the victor. Photo by Paul Miller/EPA

Roach: Haymon paying off Pacquiao sparring partners

Mar 05, 2015 - 3:58 PM

I’m hiring sparring partners Al Haymon’s people call them up and offer more money for them not to come

Manny Pacquiao (R) exercises with his coach Freddie Roach (L) during his training session. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Pacquiao feels slow on third day of training

Mar 05, 2015 - 3:31 PM

I feel slow but I m not worried because I still have a lot of time

SLOW. On the third day of training in LA for his bout vs Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao says he feels a bit slow. File photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler

De La Hoya: ‘Pacquiao can do some damage to Mayweather’

Mar 04, 2015 - 4:49 PM

Oscar De La Hoya notes how Pacquiao is a southpaw and Mayweather has had some trouble with southpaws in the past

HURT MAYWEATHER. Oscar De La Hoya thinks Manny Pacquiao has the tools to deal significant damage on Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Pacquiao to dominate Mayweather, says Viloria’s manager

Mar 03, 2015 - 2:42 PM

I strongly believe Manny will win in a one sided distance contest I envision Mayweather going into a defensive shell says Gary Gittelsohn

PACQUIAO WIN. Brian Vloria's manager Gary Gittelsohn says Manny Pacquiao will overpower Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Cotto avoids prediction on Pacquiao-Mayweather

Mar 03, 2015 - 2:36 PM

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto says he won t even watch the fight as he will be preparing for his own bout happening in June

NO COMMENT. Miguel Cotto refuses to give a prediction on the much-anticipated fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. File photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Pacquiao vs Mayweather kicks off promotion on March 11

Mar 03, 2015 - 11:38 AM

Attracting a pile of attention for years before it was even made organizers did not feel that it was obligatory to spearhead a cross country media tour

MEGA FIGHT PRESSER. The much-anticipated Pacquiao vs Mayweather mega fight press conference is scheduled on May 11. File photos by Kevork Djansezian & Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather to dominate Pacquiao after six rounds, says Hopkins

Feb 26, 2015 - 9:27 PM

Mayweather going to fight back when he needs to but after that sixth round it s done

Boxer Bernard Hopkins, seen here showing his trademark "executioner" sign, believes Mayweather will dominate Pacquiao after 6 rounds. Photo by Jack Smith/EPA

Pacquiao: ‘I will fight for the Filipinos’

Feb 21, 2015 - 8:00 PM

My message to the Filipino people is thank you to our Lord for allowing me to become an instrument to help bring honor to the Philippines says Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao lands a right hand on Chris Algieri in their November match. Photo by Xaume Ollero/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

MGM Grand to serve as venue for Pacquiao-Mayweather – report

Jan 11, 2015 - 1:47 AM

If and when the Pacquiao vs Mayweather megafight happens both camps have agreed it should take place at the MGM Grand

NOT TRUE. Rumors floating around of a confirmed bout in September between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have been shot down by a Top Rank Inc. source. File photos by Showtime Boxing and Team Pacquiao/Mike Young