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HIGHLIGHTS: Manny Pacquiao's post-fight press conference

May 04, 2015 - 11:58 PM

The Filipino southpaw says he was sabotaged

Pacquiao sabotage, Usman dead, royal baby name | The wRap

May 04, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Pacquiao says he was not allowed to get painkillers for an injury Terrorist Usman wasn’t killed by a government bullet What’s the most popular name for the new royal baby?

What happened to Manny Pacquiao's shoulder?

May 04, 2015 - 5:07 PM

With an injured right shoulder Pacquiao says his chances of winning against Floyd Mayweather Jr were sabotaged

What's next after Mayweather vs Pacquiao?

May 03, 2015 - 10:18 PM

Retirement or a rematch?

HIGHLIGHTS: Mayweather vs Pacquiao post-fight press conference

May 03, 2015 - 5:38 PM

Watch highlights of the press conference after the Mayweather vs Pacquiao match

UFC's Dana White: I don't wanna see a rematch

May 03, 2015 - 3:25 PM

White was hoping for Pacquiao to win against Mayweather

Fight fever insanity hours before #MayPac

May 03, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Fans weigh on who the king of the ring will be

HIGHLIGHTS: Mayweather vs Pacquiao weigh-in

May 02, 2015 - 10:51 PM

Watch the two pound for pound boxers face each other for the last time before fight night

WATCH: Post-weigh in Periscope from analyst Mike Ochosa

May 02, 2015 - 7:44 PM

Watch boxing analyst Mike Ochosa answer questions from the crowd via Periscope

Rapper 50 Cent: Mayweather will make Pacquiao pay for mistakes

May 02, 2015 - 2:48 PM

The rapper picks his brother Floyd Mayweather Jr to win against Manny Pacquiao

Dana White wants Pacquiao to win but picks Mayweather

May 02, 2015 - 2:43 PM

Another sports celebrity whose heart is with one boxer but his mind tells him the other will win

HIGHLIGHTS: Celebrities spotted at Mayweather vs Pacquiao weigh-in

May 02, 2015 - 1:11 PM

Rappler rounds up some of the celebrities at the weigh in and asks them whose team they re on

The other Pacman

May 01, 2015 - 10:46 PM

Get to know Pacman Manny Pacquiao s loyal dog who keeps watch over him in and out of the ring

Pacquiao: ‘From no food and slippers, to this life’

May 01, 2015 - 6:48 PM

I used to sleep in the street starving hungry and now I cannot imagine that the Lord raised me in this position and he blessed me with his blessings

Manny Pacquiao wants to end his career where it all started. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao camp concerned over Mayweather's gloves

May 01, 2015 - 6:24 PM

The Pacquiao camp says it has yet to get an opportunity to scrutinize the gloves that Floyd Mayweather Jr will use in the May 2 megafight

SUPERFIGHT. Who has heavier gloves?Pacquiao photo by Xaume Olleros/AFP, Mayweather photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather Sr’s poem for Roach the ‘joke coach’

May 01, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Floyd Mayweather Sr heckles Freddie Roach with his signature poem

Pacquiao had 'over 12' random drug tests – Roach

May 01, 2015 - 5:41 PM

Because of the many times Pacquiao was tested Freddie Roach believes the boxer has overcome his fear of needles

In this file photo, boxer Manny Pacquiao talks with reporters at a press conference September 19, 2012 in New York. Stan Honda/AFP

Mayweather Sr predicts KO vs Pacquiao

May 01, 2015 - 4:04 PM

Floyd Mayweather Sr says The fight is already won Trust and believe me

Rappler Talk: The perfect timing of Mayweather vs Pacquiao

May 01, 2015 - 3:46 PM

Manila based boxing analyst Mike Ochosa weighs in on who is the best pound for pound boxer of this generation

LOOK: The MGM Grand Garden Arena before fight night

May 01, 2015 - 11:32 AM

Here’s a sneak peek into the MGM Grand Garden Arena where the fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao is set to take place

WATCH: Pacquiao does Foot Locker commercial routine during training

May 01, 2015 - 10:58 AM

Once again Pacquiao cheers: He s going to fight me

Boxing 101: Your cheat sheet to fight night

Apr 29, 2015 - 11:31 PM

Can t tell the difference between knockout and knockdown? Watch this

HIGHLIGHTS: Mayweather vs Pacquiao final press conference

Apr 29, 2015 - 11:11 PM

Highlights of the Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Manny Pacquiao final press conference in Las Vegas

Pre-fight frenzy sweeps Las Vegas

Apr 29, 2015 - 10:08 PM

The Mayweather vs Pacquiao buzz is palpable

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

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

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

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

House hearing, sedition in SG, Roach on Mayweather history | The wRap

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:12 PM

On Mamasapano: Troops refute each other’s testimonies Singapore charges a Filipino with sedition And Roach scores Mayweather’s history of domestic abuse

Pacquiao Watch: Crunching the numbers

Apr 03, 2015 - 3:08 PM

Manny Pacquiao stands to make a career high payday against Floyd Mayweather but how much of it will he be able to bring home?

WATCH: Katie Couric impressed by Floyd Mayweather's training

Apr 01, 2015 - 12:17 PM

Watch Floyd Mayweather Jr train for his May 2 fight with Manny Pacquiao as reporter Katie Couric observes

DOWN TO BUSINESS. Floyd Mayweather Jr is deep into training with little over month before fight time. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images/AFP

Indonesia drug mule, Licuanan on K-12, Germanwings pilot | The wRap

Mar 31, 2015 - 7:40 PM

Filipina drug mule in Indonesia’s death row was duped Higher education chair Licuanan says extra school years are worth it The Germanwings pilot had suicidal tendencies

Roach taps ex-Mayweather teammate as Pacquiao’s sparmate

Mar 31, 2015 - 2:43 PM

He does the style really well He’s my secret weapon right now Roach says of his new recruit

Freddie Roach finds a new sparring partner for Pacquiao - someone formerly of Floyd Mayweather Jr's camp. File Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao Watch: The X-factors – age and legs

Mar 31, 2015 - 10:49 AM

Still holding superb boxing skills age is not really a factor with Pacquiao and Mayweather but their legs are

At 38 and 36 respectively, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao are no longer in their physical prime. Pacquiao photo by Xaume Olleros/AFP, Mayweather photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao Watch: The intangibles beyond the numbers

Mar 30, 2015 - 12:06 PM

For Pacquiao it is purely personal For Mayweather it is professional

Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) and Manny Pacquiao (R) have different motivations for fighting, the columnist feels. Photos from AFP

Mayweather will knock out Pacquiao, says UFC star McGregor

Mar 28, 2015 - 3:57 PM

The Irish UFC star feels Mayweather will be too much for Pacquiao when they fight on May 2

Conor McGregor, seen during a 2013 fight with Max Holloway, thinks Mayweather has the edge on May 2. Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather to score late stoppage vs Pacquiao, says promoter

Mar 27, 2015 - 5:48 PM

British boxing promoter Eddie Hearn believes Floyd Mayweather Jr will remain undefeated even after facing Manny Pacquiao

British Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn believes Pacquiao's aggressiveness could work against him in the fight against Mayweather. Photo from Hearn's Facebook

Marquez's coach says no to facing Pacquiao, Mayweather

Mar 27, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Nacho Beristain says that Juan Manuel Marquez will fight once more before retiring but it won t be against Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather

Juan Manuel Marquez's coach Nacho Beristain expects his fighter to fight once more before retiring. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Boxing announcer expects controversial Pacquiao-Mayweather decision

Mar 27, 2015 - 1:38 PM

I would not be surprised if there was a controversial decision in this fight perhaps even a draw says Bob Sheridan

The Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) and Manny Pacquiao (R) fight could come down to a controversial decision, one commentator feels. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

De La Hoya fight taught Roach about Mayweather

Mar 27, 2015 - 3:47 AM

May 2 won t be the first time Freddie Roach works the corner against Floyd Mayweather Jr

Manny Pacquiao (R) talks to his trainer Freddie Roach (L) after training. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

WATCH: Floyd Mayweather punishes sparring partner

Mar 25, 2015 - 3:39 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr punishes an unnnamed sparring partner in a video posted to Instagram

Floyd Mayweather Jr lands a right hand during sparring. Screen shot from Instagram

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

Jeane Napoles, Lee Kuan Yew, Arum on fight earnings | The wRap

Mar 24, 2015 - 7:24 PM

Jeane Napoles is back in the Philippines What is Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy? Bob Arum says the Pacquiao Mayweather fight could earn more than 400 million

Mayweather vs Pacquiao official poster revealed

Mar 24, 2015 - 2:34 AM

HBO reveals the official Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather poster on their Twitter account

Fil-Am Laker Clarkson is a Mayweather fan

Mar 23, 2015 - 9:03 PM

The rookie guard says he likewise admires Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao but his favorite boxer is Floyd Mayweather Jr

MAYWEATHER FAN. Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson admits he is a Floyd Mayweather Jr. fan but admires him and Manny Pacquiao just the same. File Photos by Michael Nelson/EPA and Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: NFL player Tim Tebow visits Pacquiao

Mar 23, 2015 - 3:33 AM

Manny Pacquiao received a visit from Manila born NFL player Tim Tebow at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles

Manny Pacquiao had a visit from another athlete known for religious expressions. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Mayweather beating up sparring partners, says uncle

Mar 22, 2015 - 2:43 PM

He s annihilating everybody He s a beast This isn t the same old Floyd says Uncle Jeff

Floyd Mayweather Jr has reportedly been particularly ruthless towards sparring partners. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao coach Justin Fortune battling throat and neck cancer

Mar 20, 2015 - 7:49 PM

I’ve stood toe to toe my whole life so that’s what I’m still doing said Fortune of his battle with cancer

Conditioning coach Justin Fortune (R) stands with Manny Pacquiao (C) and head trainer Freddie Roach after they avenged the Filipino's loss to Timothy Bradley in 2014. File photo by Joe Klamar/AFP

#Throwback: Pacquiao KOs 'Mayweather' over vinegar bottle

Mar 20, 2015 - 8:07 AM

Manny Pacquiao shows what happens when you snatch the groceries that Mommy D sent him to buy

Manny Pacquiao shows he is very protective of his vinegar. Screenshot from Youtube