RING PASS: Pacquiao vs. Mosley


WEEKEND REVIEW  What we can expect from the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Showtime Pay-per-view.

SPARRING WITH PACQUIAO, II  The second in a multi-part series on what it's like being a sparring partner of Manny Pacquiao through the eyes of Ray Beltran, who has worked with him for seven years.

OFFICIALS NAMED  Duane Ford, Dave Moretti and Glenn Trowbridge were selected to judge the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley pay-per-view fight on May 7 in Las Vegas. Kenny Bayless will be the referee.

DANGER AHEAD  Freddie Roach said Manny Pacquiao will always face extreme danger in the ring because of his fighting spirit. The idea is to avoid being reckless. Pacquiao fights Shane Mosley.

GETTING DEFENSIVE  Shane Mosley's trainer Naazim Richardson said Manny Pacquiao could become a defensive-minded boxer once his fighter hits the Filipino hero with a good punch during their May 7 showdown.

RICHARDSON KNOWS  Shane Mosley's trainer has simple explanation as to why Manny Pacquiao has had so much success against naturally bigger fighters in recent years.

SPARRING WITH PACQUIAO, I  The first in a multi-part series on what it's like being a sparring partner of Manny Pacquiao through the eyes of Ray Beltran, who has worked with him for seven years.

PACQUIAO-MARQUEZ NEXT  Top Rank has made a formal offer to Juan Manuel Marquez to be Manny Pacquiao’s opponent in October, according to several reports.

PACQUIAO HIGHEST PAID  Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez were the highest-paid athletes in the world in 2010, according to ESPN magazine.

PACQUIAO THE CHARMER  Manny Pacquiao managed to charm a gaggle of pesky boxing writers even in the most-uncomfortable environment Wednesday afternoon at the Wild Card Boxing Club.

PRIME CONDITION  Manny Pacquiao's handlers say the fighter is in prime condition for his showdown with Shane Mosley on May 7, which wasn't the case a few weeks before he met Antonio Margarito in his last fight.

MOSLEY: I HAVE ADVANTAGES  Shane Mosley said he'll be the one with the physical advantages when he faces favored Manny Pacquiao on May 7 in Las Vegas on Showtime Pay-Per-View.

MAYWEATHER REJECTED $50 MILLION?  Floyd Mayweather Jr. rejected a $50 million guarantee to fight Manny Pacquiao, according to a report out of the Philippines. Mayweather reportedly demanded twice the money.

REASONS TO BE EXCITED … AND NOT  With the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley fight one month away, on May 7 in Las Vegas, RingTV.com gives three reasons to be excited about the fight … and three reasons not to.

NO CONCERNS  Trainer Freddie Roach says Manny Pacquiao had a distraction-free camp in the Philippines and is ahead of schedule in his conditioning, which might not bode well for opponent Shane Mosley.

PACQUIAO IN PHILIPPINES, II  Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao knows each other's thoughts and moves by instinct after working together for 10 very successful years. That was clearly evident on their fourth day of training in the Philippines.

ROACH GOES TO UK  Freddie Roach will break camp with Manny Pacquiao soon to finish up Amir Khan's preparation for Paul McCloskey and work the 140-pound titleholder's fight on April 16.

BIG PPV NUMBERS?  Promoter Bob Arum believes CBS' role in the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley promotion could lead to unprecedented pay-per-view numbersin the U.S.

ARUM: MAYWEATHER WANTED $100 MILLION  Promoter Bob Arum told reporters in the Philippines on Monday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. asked for $100 million to fight Manny Pacquiao. He also ripped Nonito Donaire.

PACQUIAO IN PHILIPPINES, I  RING correspondent Ted Lerner tracks down an elusive Manny Pacquiao as he begins training in the Philippines for his fight against Shane Mosley on May 7 in Las Vegas.

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