Mayweather vs. Pacquiao shatter PPV, live gate, overall revenue records

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao shatter PPV, live gate, overall revenue records

It was billed as the “Fight of the Century” and while the action in the ring may not have lived up to those expectations when Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally faced each other May 2, the financial numbers sure did. The total U.S. pay-per-view sales for the megafight reached 4.4 million buys (per the […]

The sport is called boxing, not fighting and Floyd Mayweather is just playing the sport

The sport is called boxing, not fighting and Floyd Mayweather is just playing the sport

Before I begin, I always feel I need to state the following disclaimer whenever I write about Floyd Mayweather Jr. and that is, for the record I am not a Mayweather fan. However, I am a fan of boxing. Say whatever you want, “Mayweather ran the whole fight,” “Pacquiao didn’t fight his fight” or “the […]

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: PPV start time, story lines, betting lines & more

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: PPV start time, story lines, betting lines & more

Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao fight night, something that most fans and media around world figured would never happen, is finally upon us. May 2 has been circled on not just boxing fans calenders, but casual sports fans’ as well, as the “Fight of the Century” is garnering attention a boxing matches hasn’t seen […]

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full post-weigh-in face off

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full post-weigh-in face off

The last time Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would be within arms reach of each other before their much awaited megafight Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, went down Friday at the official weigh-in for the bout. Both fighters made weight, with Mayweather tipping the scale at 146 pounds, and Pacquiao […]

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full final press conference and stare down for MayPac

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full final press conference and stare down for MayPac

Marking the second to last event before the “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao  takes place Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the two fighters held their final press conference Wednesday. Both fighters were very appreciative toward their fans for supporting them up until this point and […]


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MMA may have made a mistake and woke up the sleeping giant that is boxing

MMA may have made a mistake and woke up the sleeping giant that is boxing

For a century when it came to combat sports, boxing above all else reigned supreme. Sure, wrestling had been around just as long as an Olympic sport, but as great a sport as it is the public could never relate to it. Most likely it is because people can relate to throwing a punch versus […]

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Do not be misled people! Boxing is far from dead

Do not be misled people! Boxing is far from dead

It’s been 16 days since the supposed disappointment or let down of the fight of the century. I say supposed because while the fight surely did not live up to the massive hype, I also didn’t expect anything less. However, the backlash the sport of boxing has taken since is totally unjust. More importantly though, […]

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Super Bowl of boxing could be signed ‘in next couple of days’

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Super Bowl of boxing could be signed ‘in next couple of days’

As the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks prepare to duke it out on the football field in the NFL’s Super Bowl Sunday, the boxing world’s version of the event could be a done deal by then, as reports state that a Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao deal is near. Geroge Mills of […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Juan Manuel Marquez breaks down May 2 mega-fight

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Juan Manuel Marquez breaks down May 2 mega-fight

After being in the ring with both Floyd Mayweather Jr. (’09) and Manny Pacquiao (’04, ’08, ’11, ’12) before, Juan Manuel Marquez knows both fighters styles in the ring, to an extent that most do not. As Mayweather and Pacquiao are set to battle Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Marquez shared […]

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Do not be misled people! Boxing is far from dead

Do not be misled people! Boxing is far from dead

It’s been 16 days since the supposed disappointment or let down of the fight of the century. I say supposed because while the fight surely did not live up to the massive hype, I also didn’t expect anything less. However, the backlash the sport of boxing has taken since is totally unjust. More importantly though, […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao shatter PPV, live gate, overall revenue records

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao shatter PPV, live gate, overall revenue records

It was billed as the “Fight of the Century” and while the action in the ring may not have lived up to those expectations when Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally faced each other May 2, the financial numbers sure did. The total U.S. pay-per-view sales for the megafight reached 4.4 million buys (per the […]

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Canelo Alvarez crushes James Kirkland in three rounds to produce highlight KO

Canelo Alvarez crushes James Kirkland in three rounds to produce highlight KO

By Alex Mattis Last night at Minute Maid Park, where the Astros usually take the field, Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland took the mound and exchanged heaters. Much like Kenny DeNunez‘s heater in The Sandlot, they were practically daring each other to hit and the massive Houston crowd on hand hung on every swing. A […]

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Canelo Alvarez & James Kirkland look ready to make up for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Canelo Alvarez & James Kirkland look ready to make up for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

By Alex Mattis Houston, Texas is never quiet. So, that ruins any hopes of having a clever opening line like “It’s quiet in Houston, Texas… A little too quiet. One may say, it’s the calm before the storm.” that I was hoping for. No, Houston is really loud. Like it always is. However, what was […]

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The sport is called boxing, not fighting and Floyd Mayweather is just playing the sport

The sport is called boxing, not fighting and Floyd Mayweather is just playing the sport

Before I begin, I always feel I need to state the following disclaimer whenever I write about Floyd Mayweather Jr. and that is, for the record I am not a Mayweather fan. However, I am a fan of boxing. Say whatever you want, “Mayweather ran the whole fight,” “Pacquiao didn’t fight his fight” or “the […]

read more

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: PPV start time, story lines, betting lines & more

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: PPV start time, story lines, betting lines & more

Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao fight night, something that most fans and media around world figured would never happen, is finally upon us. May 2 has been circled on not just boxing fans calenders, but casual sports fans’ as well, as the “Fight of the Century” is garnering attention a boxing matches hasn’t seen […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Juan Manuel Marquez breaks down May 2 mega-fight

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Juan Manuel Marquez breaks down May 2 mega-fight

After being in the ring with both Floyd Mayweather Jr. (’09) and Manny Pacquiao (’04, ’08, ’11, ’12) before, Juan Manuel Marquez knows both fighters styles in the ring, to an extent that most do not. As Mayweather and Pacquiao are set to battle Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Marquez shared […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full post-weigh-in face off

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full post-weigh-in face off

The last time Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would be within arms reach of each other before their much awaited megafight Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, went down Friday at the official weigh-in for the bout. Both fighters made weight, with Mayweather tipping the scale at 146 pounds, and Pacquiao […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full final press conference and stare down for MayPac

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full final press conference and stare down for MayPac

Marking the second to last event before the “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao  takes place Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the two fighters held their final press conference Wednesday. Both fighters were very appreciative toward their fans for supporting them up until this point and […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch Pacquiao’s full Mandalay Bay grand arrival

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch Pacquiao’s full Mandalay Bay grand arrival

Manny Pacquiao skipped out on the duel-grand arrival that usually takes place at the MGM Grand during a major fight held there, laving Floyd Mayweather alone to do his grand arrival there, while Pacman held his at the Mandalay Bay down the famous Las Vegas Strip. In an event that had a more personal feel […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full Mayweather MGM grand arrival

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full Mayweather MGM grand arrival

Fight week for one of the biggest spectacles the sport of boxing will ever seen between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao kicked off Tuesday with the grand arrivals of both pound-for-pound greats. Mayweather held his at the MGM Grand where the bout will take place this weekend, Pacquiao skipped out on it after feeling […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man looking to skip MGM grand arrival

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man looking to skip MGM grand arrival

After the whole ticket snafu that finally ended Thursday with just 500 of tickets being released and sold out in 60 seconds to the public for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao bout, Pac-man is planning to ditch a popular event that marks the beginning of fight week. The grand arrivals usually take place […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Evander Holyfield part of VIP mega-fight auction

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Evander Holyfield part of VIP mega-fight auction

So you want to go to the Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao mega-fight on May 2, and if you’re not one of the luck 500 fans who actually get to purchase the small amount of public tickets made available, then there is an auction just for you. Former heavyweight champion and Mike Tyson snack, Evander […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao public tickets to go on sale Thursday

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao public tickets to go on sale Thursday

After waiting and waiting and waiting, the public tickets for the May 2 Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao super-fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas go on sale Thursday, April 23. The tickets will be released for sale at 3 p.m. EDT/12 p.m. PDT on Mgmgrand.com, Ticketmaster.com and by calling 800-745-3000. Yahoo Sport’s […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Las Vegas police beefing up patrol for May 2 super-fight weekend

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Las Vegas police beefing up patrol for May 2 super-fight weekend

With the mega-bout that is Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao around two weeks away, everyone is preparing for the massive event, including law enforcement officials. The bout takes place May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is gearing up for a busy weekend. “We’ve been planning […]

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Chavez Jr. vs. Fonfara: Watch full weigh-in video ahead of Saturday night showdown

Chavez Jr. vs. Fonfara: Watch full weigh-in video ahead of Saturday night showdown

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-1-1, 32 KOs) will make his return to the ring after an over year-long hiatus when he faces Andrzej Fonfara (26-3, 15 KOs) Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The bout, which will air live on Showtime at 10 p.m. EDT/7 p.m. PDT, will show the boxing world how […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Episode 1

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch full Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Episode 1

With just two weeks to go until what is going to be the most profitable fight in the history of boxing, Showtime released it’s first episode of the behind-the-scenes series, Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, documenting how the May 2 Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao bout came to fruition. With a mix of new and vintage […]

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Matthysse vs. Provodnikov: Both fighters ready for Fight of the Year-style bout Saturday

Matthysse vs. Provodnikov: Both fighters ready for Fight of the Year-style bout Saturday

As the world waits for the May 2 Floyd Mayweather–Manny Pacquiao bout, a possible fight of the year candidate looms weeks before the biggest fight to take place in quite some time. The hard hitting match up between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov takes place Saturday,  at the sold out Turning Stone Resort Casino in […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man feels left hand & hook will land if Money May comes after him

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Pac-man feels left hand & hook will land if Money May comes after him

With the May 2 mega-fight about two weeks away, the hype behind the long-awaited Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout is beginning to boil over with both fighters hosting media days this week. Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) hosted his Wednesday at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles and offered some insight to how he can be […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Battle of the mouthpieces

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Battle of the mouthpieces

Leading up to what will be the biggest fight money wise in the history of boxing between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, the build up to the fight is bigger, and things that aren’t usually a thought are big news, like the two fighter’s mouthpieces. The fight goes down May 2 at the MGM Grand […]

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