Onetime-allies turned rivals, promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum will meet next week to discuss ending the rift between Golden Boy and Top Rank, with both eager to see a matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Danny Garcia.
Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri made another stop in San Francisco as part of the 27,000-mile tour to promote their Nov. 22 fight, and judging from that grip PacMan might be a bit more comfortable on a basketball court (but we’ll wait to see the tape). Photos by Chris Farina – Top Rank.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Manny Pacquiao is looking for some professional help on the basketball court – in the form of Metta World Peace.
Fight fans from around the globe share their thoughts on the Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters fight and the red-hot featherweight division, Manny Pacquiao’s place among the all-time greats, Carl Froch’s next move, Artur Beterbiev and some interesting middleweight mythical matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri continued their 27,000-mile press tour with a stop in San Francisco, where both fighters appeared in an episode of Yahoo! Sports Talk Live and Pacquiao had a roundtable meeting at the San Francisco Chronicle. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Manny Pacquiao’s decision to accept a player-coach role with a Philippine Basketball Association expansion team has sparked curiosity and criticism in recent months, but his foray into pro hoops isn’t the first boxing-basketball crossover for a notable prize fighter.
Defending WBO welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao and challenger Chris Algieri at the second stop on the press tour for their Nov. 22 matchup in Macau. Photos by Chris Farina – Top Rank.
Vasyl Lomachenko and Zou Shiming will support Manny Pacquiao’s WBO welterweight title defense against Chris Algieri on November 22 in Macao, China.
WBO 140-pound beltholder Chris Algieri insists that his rise to welterweight to challenge WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao will result in a distinct win over a modern-day legend.
A generally positive fighter, WBO junior welterweight titlist Chris Algieri is visualizing the road to facing WBO 147-pound beltholder Manny Pacquiao on November 22.
RingTV.com caught up with new IBF welterweight titleholder Kell Brook hours after the unbeaten British star arrived back on home soil from the U.S., where he upset Shawn Porter on Saturday. Brook wants showdowns with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and fellow Brit Amir Khan.
Brandon Rios seeks to regain the confidence he had prior to suffering back-to-back losses to Mike Alvarado and Manny Pacquiao last year when he faces Diego Chaves on Saturday on HBO. Rios is recharged and ready but Chaves, as hardcore fans know, is no joke.
Junior welterweight prospect Jose Ramirez spoke to RingTV about pursing a college business degree, training at Wild Card Boxing Club for his first eight rounder on the Rios-Chaves undercard, fighting Vasyl Lomachenko during his extensive amateur career, making the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and sparring with Manny Pacquiao.
Fans share their thoughts on the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale fight, a potential showdown between GGG and Andre Ward, the plight of Guillermo Rigondeaux, unfair criticism for Canelo Alvarez and Floyd Mayweather Jr., and other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag.
Chris Algieri is as confident as ever during a one-on-one interview with RingTV’s Bill Emes, who talked to the unbeaten WBO 140-pound titleholder about his Nov. 22 showdown with Manny Pacquiao and potential future bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Chris Algieri talked about his Nov. 22 showdown with Manny Pacquiao in Macau and analyzed the style matchup with the Filipino hero during a media roundtable. “He’s never fought a guy as large as me who is athletic,” Algieri said. “Guys who move, who have angles, who are stylish boxers give him trouble.”
One fan expresses extreme frustration with boxing’s Cold War and asks Dougie if it will ever end, others share more feedback on Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara and what might be next for Canelo, as well as mythical matchups and other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. was named “The Best Fighter” for the sixth time at the 2014 ESPY Awards at The Nokia Theatre at LA Live in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.