Eight-division titlewinner Manny Pacquiao is determined to regain the WBO welterweight belt from Timothy Bradley on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where Pacquiao lost to Bradley by split-decision in June of 2012.
WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley will be using The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) for the third straight fight when he meets Manny Pacquiao on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where he won the belt from Pacquiao by split-decision in 2012.
The rematch between Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao was officially announced by Top Rank on Saturday. The welterweight standouts will fight on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Bradley won the WBO welterweight belt from Pacquiao via controversial decision in 2012.
Mikey Garcia, who defends his WBO 130-pound title against Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday, had a banner 2013 but his promoter and trainer think he can have an even better 2014. There is talk of a future dream fight with Manny Pacquiao, but Garcia is focused on the present.
Manny Pacquiao has agreed to terms for an April 12 rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas against Tim Bradley, who appears to be on the verge of accepting his side of the deal as well, according to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer called Manny Pacquiao’s proposed charity fight vs. Floyd Mayweather a “desperate” idea from a “desperate” person. “My good friend Floyd is not desperate, but Pacquiao and his promoter are,” Schaefer said.
Manny Pacquiao’s adviser insists that the eight-division titlewinner was “dead serious” about fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a charity match “for the love of boxing” from which neither boxer would earn a cent.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum said that a deal is close for an April 12 rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley, who beat Pacquiao by disputed split-decision in June of 2012. Arum says the rematch announcement could come on Friday.
RingTV was on hand for Mikey Garcia’s final Southern Cali. workout before the undefeated junior lightweight traveled to NYC for his Jan. 25 WBO title defense against Juan Carlos Burgos. Garcia talks about the fight and a future dream showdown with Manny Pacquiao.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum acknowledged that negotiations are ongoing for a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas but the 82-year-old promoter vehemently dismissed reports that a deal has been reached.
South Africa’s Minister of Sport and Recreation praised Floyd Mayweather Jr. with words befitting a monarch during a Wednesday press in Johannesburg. Boxing’s pound-for-pound king is currently on a week-long, four-city visit to the African nation.
Mikey Garcia was ringside in Macau, China, as promotional and training stablemate Brandon Rios lost by unanimous decision to welterweight Manny Pacquiao. Later, word reached Top Rank CEO Bob Arum that Garcia had aspirations of one day facing Pacquiao.
Vadim Kornilov, manager of WBO junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov, says friends sometimes have to fight each other in professional boxing, which is why believes a showdown between Provodnikov and Manny Pacquiao will one day happen.
RingTV.com spoke to WBO junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov, who talked about potential big matches against stablemate Manny Pacquiao, Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez and familiar foe Tim Bradley.
Floyd Mayweather continued to take shots at his out-of-the-ring rival Manny Pacquiao during a recent Q&A interview on the website FightHype.com.
Manny Pacquiao says that a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. could not happen until 2015 if Mayweather is not willing to work with Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum.
Manny Pacquiao is familiar with the top two candidates to be his next opponent, having lost by split-decision to Tim Bradley in 2012 and having sparred many rounds with Ruslan Provodnikov.