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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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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 […]

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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: 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 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 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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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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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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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Money May not letting pre-fight hype get to him

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Money May not letting pre-fight hype get to him

In what amounted to a circus-like atmosphere, tents and all, the main attraction, Floyd Mayweather Jr., showed up fashionably late, as per usual, to address the media before heading inside his Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas for his open media workout. As he arrived he was whisked to the make shift media area inside […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch Money May’s media day live from Mayweather Boxing Club

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch Money May’s media day live from Mayweather Boxing Club

If you ever wanted to know what it’s like at one of Floyd Mayweather’s workouts, or want to see him prepare for the fight of his career against Manny Pacquiao next month, you’re in luck. Mayweather’s media day workout will be streamed live Tuesday, April 14, from the Mayweather Boxing Club located in the Chinatown […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Freddie Roach thinks Pac-Man wins now and 2010

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Freddie Roach thinks Pac-Man wins now and 2010

A lot of debate has been made about if the super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is too late, and how the fight would differ if it took place in 2010. Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s hall of fame trainer has his thoughts on the subject and he says the latest version of Pac-Man can […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Public tickets for ‘Fight of the Century’ to go on sale next week

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Public tickets for ‘Fight of the Century’ to go on sale next week

For all the fans who have been waiting for the public tickets to go on sale to the long-awaited super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao you can spend your hard earned cash on tickets next week, if you can find them. Lance Pugmire of The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that the tickets […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch Pac-man train for the May 2 showdown

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Watch Pac-man train for the May 2 showdown

One thing that is evident with the upcoming so-called “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is that everything surrounding the bout is big. From the announcement blowing up social media, to the red carpet official fight announcement presser attended by over 700 media members, the prices for tickets at the […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Money May vs. Pac-man last 10 PPV buy results

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Money May vs. Pac-man last 10 PPV buy results

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Calls himself the A-side anytime he fights an opponent due to him being the most popular figure on the sport of boxing today. Now that the fight the world has been waiting to see for the better part of the last six years with Manny Pacquiao is set for May 2 at […]

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Freddie Roach says ‘Money May’ runs into ‘Pac-man’s’ left and gets KO’d

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Freddie Roach says ‘Money May’ runs into ‘Pac-man’s’ left and gets KO’d

Everyone has their own prediction to the long-awaited super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, including hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach. Sticking to what he has said along when questions about the outcome were based of if, not when the two would fight, now Roach’s words mean a little more. “I’ve been looking […]

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Sergey Kovalev stops Jean Pascal in 8, in ‘Krusher’s’ toughest test to date

Sergey Kovalev stops Jean Pascal in 8, in ‘Krusher’s’ toughest test to date

  With the boxing world clamoring for Sergey Kovelev to have a challenge in the 175-pound division, Jean Pascal gave “The Krusher” a worthy effort Saturday night at the Centre Bell in Montreal, Canada. Surviving an early knock down, only to give his best output of the fight after, Pascal showed tremendous will in front […]

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