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Muhammad Ali denies picking Pacquiao over Mayweather

Apr 03, 2015 - 7:34 AM

Information published earlier this week and picked up by other media is either a misquote or someone else’s personal opinion says a statement posted on the Muhammad Ali Center website

TEAM PACQUIAO. Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is rooting for Manny Pacquiao in the mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. File Photos from Peer Grimm/EPA and Xaume Olleros/AFP

Damian Lillard respects Pacquiao, but picks Mayweather to win

Apr 01, 2015 - 5:53 PM

Portland s star point guard says he s a fan of Floyd Mayweather Jr s work ethic

WORK ETHIC. Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard is a fan of Floyd Mayweather Jr's work ethic which he believes is what will catapult him to a win over Manny Pacquiao. Lillard photo by EPA, Mayweather photo by AFP

Muhammad Ali is ‘Team Pacquiao all the way’

Apr 01, 2015 - 4:33 PM

The Greatest has chosen a side and he s backing Manny Pacquiao

TEAM PACQUIAO. Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is rooting for Manny Pacquiao in the mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. File Photos from Peer Grimm/EPA and Xaume Olleros/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

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

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

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

Two rival trainers choose Mayweather to win over Pacquiao

Mar 19, 2015 - 5:48 PM

The trainers of middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and contender Willie Monroe Jr both favor Mayweather to beat Pacquiao on May 2

Willie Monroe Jr's trainer Tony Morgan (L) and Gennady Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez (R) are both predicting a Mayweather win. Morgan photo from, Sanchez photo from Twitter

Golovkin visits Pacquiao in training camp

Mar 19, 2015 - 1:16 PM

On his fifteenth day in training camp Manny Pacquiao received a surprise visit from world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin

Manny Pacquiao met the middleweight champion of the world in training. File photo by Joe Klamar/AFP

Pacquiao Watch: Do numbers lie?

Mar 19, 2015 - 6:31 AM

Columnist Edwin Espejo takes a look at the punch stats in anticipation of Pacquiao vs Mayweather

Marquez coach: Fans want to watch Pacquiao

Mar 19, 2015 - 12:49 AM

Juan Manuel Marquez trainer Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain says The People s Champ is the reason why people will want to watch Pacquiao vs Mayweather

WBC to award emerald belt to Pacquiao vs Mayweather winner

Mar 18, 2015 - 11:35 PM

The exquisite memento is worth 1 million and comes as a bonus to the winner of the mega fight