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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes that the planned May 2 multi –millin dollar showdown between eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr will be wrapped  
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Francisco Rodriguez Jr.: One Correction From Nietes?
By Cliff Rold,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The winner of the BoxingScene and ESPN 2014 Fight of the Year didn’t end his year with a victory in the ring. He didn’t lose either. One fight after defeating Katsunari Takayama to become only the third fighter to unify a portion of the 105 lb. title, Mexico’s Francisco Rodriguez Jr. (16-2-1,   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather, Pacquiao have 'productive' talks at hotel
By Bob Velin, USA Today, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Whether their first-ever meeting at halftime of an NBA game Tuesday night in Miami and again afterwards at a hotel was an amazing coincidence or an elaborate set-up, it's a fact that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are seriously discussing the most long-awaited and likely the most lucrative figh  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: It’s now or never
By Recah Trinidad,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Changing his desperate call, Manny Pacquiao shifted from ultimatum to a plea for Floyd Mayweather Jr. to please sign the contract (for their dream super fight) now. “If this doesn’t happen now, I don’t think it will. Now is t  
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David Lemieux “Let’s see how he reacts when he starts getting hit.”[Mayweather]
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
David Lemieux has won his past eight fights since losing back-to-back bouts against Marco Antonio Rubio and Joachim Alcine, respectively. Since those tough losses, Lemieux has rebounded to win seven of those eight fights by knockout. Despite articulating that he is not a huge fan of the sport, Le  Read Full Story >>>

Guillermo Rigondeaux encouraged by Oscar de la Hoya comment about Leo Santa Cruz unification fight, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

MIAMI (Jan. 28, 2015) - World Boxing Association (WBA) Super, World Boxing Organization (WBO) and The Ring Magazine super bantamweight champion Guillermo "The Jackal" Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs) is encouraged by reports that W  
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NBA -- Raptors shake off slow start, beat Pacers, 104-91
By Anthony Rozic,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

INDIANAPOLIS -- After a slow start in which they missed 13 of their first 21 shots, the Toronto righted the ship and used a strong second half effort to beat the Indiana Pacers, 104-91, on Tuesday night at the Bankers Lif  
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John Molina: “I’m sure Mayweather and Pacquiao are more than willing to fight each other, but everything’s gotta be right because this a business”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
I had a chance to talk with the hard hitting, John Molina ahead of his March 7th bout with Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner. The bout will between Molina and Broner will headline the first of Al Haymon’s cards on Network TV in what promises to be a great night of fights. In this interview, John spoke  Read Full Story >>>

Villanueva looks for impressive win
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
TWO of Arthur Villanueva’s last two fights weren’t exactly picture perfect wins. In fact, he was fighting for his life in both bouts. Villanueva wants to erase that in the minds of everybody with a notable victory against a very credible opponent in former world champion Julio Cesar Miranda.   Read Full Story >>>

Wladimir Klitschko vs Briggs in September? Shannon says it's a done deal
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Earlier today, hard-punching wild-man and former heavyweight belt-holder Shannon Briggs told ESPN he has a September date with lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. "I have a date with Klitschko set for September, if not sooner," Briggs told Buncey's Boxing Podcast on ESPN. After a 3  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
"Floyd met with us and how can I say he's not sincere. I believe he's sincere. I don't have anything to contradict the fact that he's not sincere...we looked eye to eye, we talked and I truly believe he's sincere and wants to make the fight happen...It's evident by his actions last night and I have   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather working together to finalize fight
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao’s unscheduled meeting at a Miami Heat game has triggered rapid movement toward the long-anticipated Super Bowl of boxing. Pacquiao advisor Michael Koncz told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday that the unbeaten Mayweather visited Pacquiao at his Miami hotel  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao adviser: Private meeting with Floyd Mayweather after Heat game 'very positive'
By Josh Slagter,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had a chance to talk Tuesday night, with an NBA crowd as their witness. But the two fighters also chatted privately after the game in a hotel suite, according to Michael Koncz, Pacquiao's adviser, told's Dan Rafael that Mayweather and Pacquia  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: "Close Encounters of the First Kind"
By John Gatling,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
No.  Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images You are not paranormal. What you saw was real. You can tell your friends and they won't think you're crazy... Around the time that Floyd Mayweather was born, a classic Stephen Spielberg movie called "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" wa  Read Full Story >>>

Hello It’s Me
By Robert Ecksel,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
I’ve been wrong in the past and will no doubt be wrong again, but I won’t have mistaken wish-fulfillment for reality… Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have finally spoken. It wasn’t at an arbitrator’s office. It was at a Miami Heat game, where both were in attendance. Having met at a public  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Did Bob Arum step aside to allow Mayweather's access to Pacquiao?
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum was absent when Floyd Mayweather talked with Manny Pacquiao during the break of the Miami Heat-Milwaaukee Bucks game at the American Arena in Florida Tuesday and speculations are high that the meeting had the blessing of Arum. One of the conditions that Mayweather has  Read Full Story >>>

Danny Garcia on Disappointment of Mayweather Pacquiao, Cotto Canelo
By James Allen, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
WBC and WBA Super World light-welterweight champion Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia (29-0, 17KO’s) recently took some time from his busy schedule to share his thoughts with Josh Grayfer of A range of topics currently headlining in the boxing world today was discussed. They began with the  Read Full Story >>>

Arum Calls Mayweather-Cotto II Talk 'Absolute Nonsense'
By Keith Idec,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
If the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight cannot be made, despite supposed progress in negotiations, Bob Arum doesn’t consider a rematch between Mayweather and Miguel Cotto to be a viable alternative. Pacquaio’s promoter was a guest Tuesday night on SiriusXM’s “Going The Distance,” co-host  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing needs another Tyson
By David Isaacson, Times Live, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Will a phoenix rise from the ashes of South Africa's xenophobic shame? I say xenophobia, but in reality the attacks on the foreign shop-owners is nothing more than thuggery. These dark clouds of hatred have developed into the more shameful moments of our new South Africa, but then I started wo  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fuel talk of superfight by meeting in USA
By Gareth A Davies,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao came face-to-face in Miami as speculation grows that a super-fight between the pair is close to being finalised. There have been statements from   
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MORE QUESTIONS: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
By David Tyler,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
First I would like to thank you for the overwhelming response to my last article. I received a blizzard of e-mails many of which were infected with a virus. Special thanks to all the Pacman worshipers who took the time to answer all the rhetorical questions. May Pacman always bless you! Many  Read Full Story >>>

Sampson Boxing/WBC Announce 'Jose Sulaiman Cup' Super Welterweight Tournament to Honor Jose Sulaiman, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Today, Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing, in conjunction with the World Boxing Council (WBC) and its President, Mauricio Sulaiman, proudly announced "The Jose Sulaiman Cup: WBC Super Welterweight Tournament." An   
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Undefeated Kyrone Davis set to face Jonathan Garcia this Saturday at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Philadelphia, PA --This Saturday night at the 2300 Arena, undefeated Middleweight Kyrone Davis will take on veteran Jonathan Garcia in a 6-round bout on a show promoted by King's Promotions. The main event will see undefeated Prichard Colon (12-0, 10 KO's) of Orocovis, Puerto Rico taking on Hecto  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing manager Adrian Clark releases mini documentary Adrian Clark: Before The Bell on Youtube, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Dallas, TX (January 28, 2015)--Up and coming boxing manager Adrian Clark has released a mini documentary that chronicles a week in the life of his career as he leads up to a fight. The Documentary is titled Adrian Clark: Before The Bell Clark of Dallas, Texas has quickly become one of the bri  Read Full Story >>>

Robinson Castellanos Wins Big in San Antonio on golden boy live!, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Castellanos conquers the WBC Silver Featherweight Title and becomes the WBC Featherweight Mandatory Challenger LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27) - Starting off 2015 with impressive Golden Boy Live! show in Philadelphia on Jan. 20,  
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Paragua, Ondangan, Sevilla, Nouri shine in US chess tourneys
By Marlon Bernardino,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Filipino chessers were recently named as most outstanding players in separate tournaments in the United States. Grandmaster Mark Paragua won his fifth chess title in the Big Apple. He finished a tie for first with GM Michael Rohde after tallying 3.5 points apiece last January 25. He beat Joseph Z  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Jeffrey Cariaso has returned to Alaska as an assistant coach following a forgettable stint as head coach of Barangay Ginebra who, at the end of the All Filipino Conference replaced “The Jet” with come-backing Ato Agustin. Cariaso, t  
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Boxing Insider Notebook: Pacquiao, Sulaiman, De La Hoya, Price, Canelo, Kirkland and more..
By William Holmes, Boxing Insider, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of January 20th to January 27th, covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed. Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland Set for May 2nd Canelo Alvarez has found an opponent for May 2nd after his negotiation  Read Full Story >>>

What The Mayweather-Pacquiao Face-to-Face Means to Fans
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The internet exploded Tuesday night when reports began to emerge that, not only were Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather sitting courtside at the same Miami Heat game, but that they also had a brief face-to-face meeting at halftime. Soon, video and still images emerged of this generation’s two gr  Read Full Story >>>

Online reactions to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao meeting in Miami
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The internet world is buzzing over Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather once again, and this time over something that is of actual substance. Turns out that both Mayweather and Pacquiao were present inside of the American Airlines Arena in Miami for the Heat-Bucks game that evening. The Heat organ  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather drops by at Pacquiao’s hotel for brief chat
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Did Manny and Floyd already seal the deal? After their unprecedented meeting inside the American Airlines Arena in Florida during a basketball game, Floyd Mayweather personally went to the hotel where Manny Pacquiao is staying and chatted with the Filipino boxer, a radio rep  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather fight rumors fly as pair meet, speak at halftime of Miami Heat game
By Mitch Abramson, New York Daily News, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
The long-awaited meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally took place — kind of. The two fighters had an impromptu get-together at halftime of the Heat-Bucks game Tuesday night in Miami, giving hope that the bout that everybody has been hoping to see for years might actuall  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather and Pacquiao exchange phone numbers at Heat game
By Associated Press,, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
MIAMI (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met - in person. And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring. The fighters were both sitting courtside, directly across from one another, at a Miami Heat game on Tuesday night. Mayweather went over to Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather agree to start talks over mega-fight after meeting at basketball in Miami
By James Andrew, Daily Mail (UK), Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Boxing superstars Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao moved a stage closer to a much anticipated mega-fight after meeting for the first time at a basketball game in Miami and agreeing to start negotiations over a $300million (£200m) bout. Mayweather went over to Pacquiao at half-time of the Miam  Read Full Story >>>

Quijano: State of Philippine boxing, 2015 (Conclusion)
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
BASED on what they have achieved the past year, it is beyond doubt that the fistic capabilities of our fighters are definitely of world-class ilk. What has not been commensurate has been the capacities of local promoters to come up with boxing events and cards that will showcase local talent on   Read Full Story >>>


  • Yahoo ! Pac & Floyd working together to finalize fight !!! by Blitzky22
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  • R E S P E C T to Floyd Mayweather by potaragiz
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  • VIDEO! Pacquiao and Mayweather First Time Face off at HEAT!! by klintshin
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  • I've been a Pacland member since 2006... by aznxguy11
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  • Don't be Fooled! by bell2bell
    Last poster: superlike, 01/29/15, 5:45 am (440 views / 9 replies)
  • ESPN First Take - Floyd And Pacquiao Face Off At Heat Game by phlebotomist
    Last poster: phlebotomist, 01/29/15, 5:44 am (54 views / 0 replies)
  • Pacquiao And Mayweather Jr. Talk & Hug At Miami Heat Game by JonasLucas
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  • Mayweather told Pacquiao & Koncz to stop lying by fh_editor
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  • Mayweather Confronts Pacquiao & Koncz Tells Them Stop Lying? by luckysurvivor
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  • Floyd standing alone on the edge of the cliff by ringobserver
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  • Floyd can easily manipulate Pacquiao on a 1-on-1 talk by Ultimate Boxing Fan
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  • Anderson Silva To Get Title Shot With Win Over Diaz by JonasLucas
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  • "Tuloy na!" - Pacquiao's friend Cloma DZMM interview video by tolits108
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  • Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: WE JUST HAD A GLIMPSE AT ROUND ONE by joedubb913
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  • I went out of my way to talk to Pac but... by nonongsanmateo
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  • Mayweather drops by at Pacquiao’s hotel for brief chat by phlebotomist
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  • One correction from Nietes? by miron_lang
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  • Here's MY TAKE! by aznxguy11
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  • 60/40 ??? by dan44
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  • philippine flag by markmendez
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  • Floyd and Manny exchange numbers May 2 fight closer ever? by luckysurvivor
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  • A Philippine flag on Floyd's hoodie using his 'M' symbol? by HomoSapien
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  • Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Talk & Hug At Heat Game by luckysurvivor
    Last poster: luckysurvivor, 01/29/15, 1:10 am (520 views / 2 replies)
  • HBO/SHOWTIME made a deal!! Is the Fight on?? by Mojo98
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  • Pacquiao and Mayweather meeting for the FIRST TIME!!!!!!!!!! by klintshin
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  • Poll: Pac's question at the Ms. Universe pageant by boxer1
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  • Video: Mike Alvarado vs Brandon Rios 3 full fight replay! by klintshin
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  • Koncz says Floyd wants the fight; discusses private meeting by fh_editor
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  • Mayweather acting like the Challenger or Champ? by Tatay
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  • Bob Arum is silent? by crispyfry
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  • Only two broadcasting concerns? & The fight is on!! by Mojo98
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  • Pacquiao beat a B class fighter. by MIC TYSON
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  • My Prediction is Right by rene6985
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