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PACQUIAO’S LEG CRAMPS NOT A REASON FOR CONCERN
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

LOS ANGELES – Ring icon Manny Pacquiao and his handlers dismissed as no big deal reports that the leg cramps incurred during roadwork at the mountainous Griffith Hills here are hampering his preparations or his comin  
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NO WAY TO VALUE EMERALD BELT IN PACQUIAO-MAYWEAHER MEGAFIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

While the key to a result in the Megafight between undefeated pound for pound No.1 Floyd Mayweather Jr and eight division world champion Manny Pcquiao may be in a left right combinations or a left or right cross but the WBC sa  
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In Attack Mode: Mayweather and Pacquiao in their Prime—Part One
By Christian Giudice, Boxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
The punch represented a microcosm of the fight — Barrera, much slower, trying to cope with the speed and getting nailed in the process… Pacquiao vs. Barrera I When Marco Antonio Barrera successfully ended the reign of the great featherweight champion, “Prince” Naseem Hamed in 2001, the victory  Read Full Story >>>

WHAT IS THE GAB UP TO?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

Singwancha. We braved the normally horrendous traffic to attend, as we have always done through the years, the Mass for one of the greatest Filipino boxing champions of all time and certainly one of the most decent and humble  
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Floyd Mayweather says it breaks his heart to say no to his fans... but it is necessary for the sake of his daughter
By James Andrew, Daily Mail (UK), Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather says sometimes he has to turn down request from fans in order to focus on himself and his daughters. Mayweather took time out of his busy training schedule for his upcoming fight with Manny Pacquiao to take a trip to the 550ft ferris wheel at the LINQ hotel in Las Vegas. And i  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez's coach says no to facing Pacquiao, Mayweather
By Nissi Icasiano, Rappler, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain, the long-time boxing coach of four-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, is closing the door on the possibility of his valued pupil crossing paths with either Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr. once again after both men’s super-fight on May  Read Full Story >>>

PINOY PRIDE 30 BOXERS MAKE WEIGHT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

QUEZON CITY – Forty years ago the world stood still when two great heavyweights clashed in a fight that the winner described as a near-death experience. Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier engaged in the final chapter of their  
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The Superfight Edition: Pacquiao vs. Mayweather [Vol.V] Manny "GGG" Chavez
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
"Only in death will I relinquish my belts." An old man outside of a barbershop once told me the definition of Hell: "The last day you have on earth, the person you become will meet the person you [could have] become." Hell will be raised on May 2nd, as Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will  Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach: “I think Manny Pacquiao has better legs than Floyd Mayweather and I think that’s gonna be the difference in the fight”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
One of the most anticipated fights in boxing history is getting closer and will soon only be a month away. With the fight nearing, the camps for both fighters are in full swing. Trainer Freddie Roach knows the challenge that lies in front of him and believes he has the secret weapon in his camp that  Read Full Story >>>

If Donaire struggles Saturday against Prado, he might well retire
By Colin Seymour, Examiner.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Let’s face it. The only reason Nonito Donaire is still fighting is that the elite stage of his career isn’t necessarily over. He has to make sure he has milked it for all it’s worth before he hangs up the gloves. But each fight could be his last, and that includes his super-bantamweight fight Sat  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather: Sometimes I want to be left alone, nothing personal
By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants fans to know it’s nothing personal. Sometimes he just wants to be left alone. Mayweather, who is set to fight Manny Pacquiao in one of the most anticipated boxing matches in the sport’s history, addressed the cold shoulder issue in a video he posted to social media Thur  Read Full Story >>>

Roach: Mayweather got beat up in sparring
By Bong Lozada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
It looks like rumors of Floyd Mayweather Jr. getting beat up in sparring is true. Just ask Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach. Roach, trainer of eight division World Champion Manny Pacquiao, told reporters in the US that a Mexican friend of his told him that the undefeated Mayweather is having tr  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao thankful for Philippine broadcast deal
By Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN News, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
CALIFORNIA – Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, known for bringing peace to war-torn Philippine regions on fight night, was all smiles after his efforts to broadcast his May 2nd mega fight on the Philippines' three major networks was announced. "Ginawa nila para pabor sa atin mga Pilipino.   Read Full Story >>>

PACQUIAO DRAWS FIRST BLOOD
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

LOS ANGELES – World eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao drew the first blood during sparring session Wednesday at the Wild Card Gym against a burly and wily Kenneth Sims, Jr. The 5’10 young Welterweight prizefight  
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FASCINATING UNDERCARD SPICES UP PINOY PRIDE 30
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

QUEZON CITY – The spotlight focused on Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire during the final press conference for PINOY PRIDE 30: D-DAY held Thursday at the Solaire Resort and Casino. But inter  
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Nietes stakes longest reign; Donaire eyes big comeback
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Donnie Nietes puts his record for the longest reign on the line while Nonito Donaire Jr. stakes his reputation on the block as they vow to stop their respective opponents in Pinoy Pride 30 tomorrow at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Nietes, the longest-reigning Filipino boxing c  Read Full Story >>>

Inside the Mayweather-Pacquiao Deal From Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza
By Lee Hawkins, Wall Street Journal, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
If it were up to Stephen Espinoza, executive vice president and general manager of Showtime Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will one day be a boxing commentator for Showtime. That is, if Espinoza can afford him. Espinoza, who played a key role in brokering the six-fight deal between Showtime and May  Read Full Story >>>

Nietes guns for knockout; Donaire starts climb back to top
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Owing to his humble beginnings, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes doesn’t talk much. He never brags about his prowess and achievements in the ring. It was a mild surprise therefore when Nietes, the former ALA Gym janitor who persevered to become the longest reigning Filipino world champion, sounded sure of kn  Read Full Story >>>

Donaire Jr seeks new boxing life at junior featherweight
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - There have been plenty of fights where Nonito Donaire Jr has had to wear sunglasses afterwards to conceals his battle marks. Thursday’s press conference was one of the few times that the Filipino-American boxer has opted to wear them before a fight. Donaire Jr brought out th  Read Full Story >>>

Parra vows to end Nietes’ reign
By Lemuel P. Maglinte , The Freeman, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
PARAÑAQUE CITY, Philippines — They considered themselves lucky for being able to fight against two of the big names in Philippine boxing, but Gilberto 'Parrita' Parra of Mexico and William Prado of Brazil yearn for something more. They both want to make a name for themselves and that they will d  Read Full Story >>>

PACQUIAO PULLS OFF HISTORIC TELEVISION MULTI-NETWORK COUP
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

Eight division world champion, congressman Manny Pacquiao yesterday pulled off an historic television multi-network coup by using his persuasive influence and his negotiating skills to convince Solar Sports which has th  
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PINOY PRIDE 30: DONAIRE TO ERASE DOUBTS
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

QUEZON CITY – Nonito Donaire has been hounded by questions ever since that October night when he was overpowered by Nicholas Walters of Jamaica in six rounds. He has returned to the country of his birth to retool and rebuil  
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‘FLASH’ ELORDE GRANDSONS WIN TITLE FIGHTS IN CONTRASTING FASHION
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

Two grandsons of the late world junior lightweight champion and Hall of Famer Gabriel ”Flash” Elorde won in a fine boxing card that was one of the highlights of the 15th Annual “Flash” Elord Awards and Banquet of Champions at  
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Jhonny Gonzalez KO Of Abner Mares Available In Advance Of Saturday's Showdown With Gary Russell Jr.
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

HIGHLIGHTS FROM JHONNY GONZALEZ’S KNOCKOUT OF ABNER MARES AVAILABLE IN ADVANCE OF SATURDAY’S SHOWDOWN WITH GARY RUSSELL, JR. ON SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® SHOWTIME Sports® is offering highlights of Jhonny Gonzalez’s  
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JAVIER PRIETO VS. JORGE SILVA TO HEADLINE FOX DEPORTES AND CLARO SPORTS CARD IN TULUM
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
HARD-HITTING ACTION IN MEXICO THIS WEEKEND JAVIER PRIETO VS. JORGE SILVA TO HEADLINE FOX DEPORTES AND CLARO SPORTS CARD IN TULUM GILBERTO GONZALEZ AND ROBERTO MANZANAREZ APPEAR IN SEPARATE BOUTS LOS ANGELES (March 26) - Two hard-nosed Mexican warriors will battle it out at Domo Dos Aguas i  Read Full Story >>>

M-1 Challenge 57: Clash of Champions, Tybura vs. Puetz, May 2 in Russia
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (March 26, 2015) - M-1 Global has announced a special five-round, heavyweight Super Fight on May 2 as unbeaten M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Marcin "Tybur" Tybura takes on M-1 Challenge light heavyweight t  
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Why Manny Pacquiao isn't even the toughest guy on his training team
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Freddie Roach grumbled something about feeling fine and then proceeded to do what countless politicians do every day when they're asked a question they don't want to answer: He talked about something else. Asked how he feels, the seven-time Trainer of the Year spoke of how well Manny Pacquiao'  Read Full Story >>>

Garcia “Pacquiao could beat him, Pacquiao is very fast, He throws a lot of punches”
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Over the course of his career as a trainer, Robert Garcia has had a slew of opportunities to train fighters against two of the best pound-for-pound fighters of this generation in Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. The former IBF Super Featherweight champion is 0-4 against the duo- Antonio M  Read Full Story >>>

ABS-CBN, GMA, TV5 join hands to air pacquiao fight: Networks unite for historic broadcast
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - The biggest and richest fight in boxing history will also go down in the record books as “the most enormous coverage ever” in Philippine broadcasting history. “It’s unseen in Philippine broadcasting and we are targeting the largest audience possible,” said Solar Sports presi  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Camp Update
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
There will be sparring today, maybe eight or nine rounds, after doing eight on Tuesday, and there was mitt-work yesterday, about 14 rounds worth…and by all accounts, all systems are go for Manny Pacquiao. The Congressman is doing his usual expert job at juggling, maintaining his smile and grace a  Read Full Story >>>

Evander Holyfield: Conspiracy To Ensure Manny Pacquiao Beats Floyd Mayweather
The Post Game, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Evander Holyfield rarely fails to deliver some interesting opinions on whatever subject he's quizzed about. But in the lead-up to boxing's most recent "Fight of the Century," between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Holyfield has some truly interesting insights. Although Mayweather is a sligh  Read Full Story >>>

Roach Fuels Fire Over Mayweather Sparring Partners
By David Anderson, Boxing Cinema, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Freddie Roach the long-time trainer for Manny Pacquiao has added fuel to the fire that Floyd Mayweather Jr., his fighter’s May 2 opponent, recently suffered through a pounding during his trainings from one of his sparring partners. Roach, who is busy preparing the Filipino for the even at the MGM  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather-Pacquiao: MGM imposes blackout on rival Vegas properties
By Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Planning on going to Las Vegas to watch the Manny Pacuqiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight on May 2 and don't have a ticket? Better make sure you stay at an MGM-owned hotel. TMZ Sports is reporting that MGM will not allow any other hotel, bar, restaurant, casino, you name it to show the fight. MGM   Read Full Story >>>

Daniel Orton opens up about Manny Pacquiao, life after the Thunder
NewsOK.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Since being waived by the Thunder in October 2013, Daniel Orton has been signed and waived by Washington, signed and waived by Philadelphia, signed and released by two teams in the Chinese Basketball Association and signed, fined and released by a professional team in the Philippines. While playi  Read Full Story >>>

PACQUIAO VS. MAYWEATHER TO REACH RECORD PHILIPPINE AUDIENCE
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Mar 2015

MANILA – Filipinos have always disagreed amongst themselves even on trivial matters. But on days when Manny Pacquiao fights, for just a few hours rebels and government soldiers stop killing each other, crime rate drops to   
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