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.
Unbeaten junior lightweight contender Will Tomlinson on his five-bout deal with Golden Boy Promotions: “I came here to test myself and see how good I really am.”
In a recent Tweet, Freddie Roach touted Floyd Mayweather Sr.’s “great performance” as The Predator creature in the movie of the same name.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. lampoons Manny Pacquiao, Marcos Maidana and Amir Khan during a series of Tweets and photos over the Christams holidays.
Sergio Martinez on defending his middleweight title against Miguel Cotto: “I’m very interested in the fight, but I’m the champion and Cotto is the challenger. I would love to fight Cotto, but I need to be treated with dignity.”
Floyd Mayweather Jr. suggests that Marcos Maidana is a more likely opponent than Manny Pacquiao, and that Adrien Broner’s next fight should be on his undercard in May.
Among the things Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya said to rival Top Rank CEO Bob Arum during their exchanged Christmas greetings on Twitter was “Let’s make these fights for the fans.”
The United States Court of Appeal for The Fifth Circuit has dismissed a $1 million lawsuit that was filed by Imperial ED against Manny Pacquiao. The suit was described as “frivolous” by the fighter’s advisor, Michael Koncz.
Robert Garcia on Marcos Maidana’s win over Adrien Broner: “We were ready to throw 100 punches a round. We know that’s the only way to beat somebody like Adrien Broner, or that’s the way to beat somebody like Floyd Mayweather [Jr.,]. That’s the way [Roberto] Duran beat Sugar Ray Leonard.”
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer on Marcos Maidana-Adrien Broner: “I would like to see a rematch. I would like a rematch at the Alamodome. There is no rematch clause.”
Brandon Rios on his positive drug test: “I don’t take no drugs. I don’t take no diet supplements or [expletive] like that. The way I fight, I’m all natural. I’m a strong [expletive].”
Most of the fighters involved in the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Leo Santa Cruz-Cesar Seda, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass and Beibut Shumenov-Tamas Kovacs matchups promised fireworks on Saturday at The Alamodome in San Antonio.
Adonis Stevenson, Carl Froch, Gennady Golovkin, Sergey Kovalev and Tim Bradley are among those to be featured over the course of 10 bouts and five nights starting on Dec. 23 on HBO’s on “Boxing’s Best.”
Reports that Manny Pacquiao owes $18.5 million in unpaid taxes to the IRS are incorrect, and “the recent stories contain serious errors,” according to an attorney for the eight-division titlewinner.
WBA welterweight titleholder Adrien Broner has a speedy boxing style that usually troubles challlenger Marcos Maidana, who may employ an aggressive strategy that once stymied Broner. RingTV.com polled 25 boxing insiders/fans about whose style will prevail on Saturday.
Manny Pacquiao has been made the WBC’s No. 1-ranked welterweight contender behind the organization’s titleholder Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Paulie Malignaggi said he never has lost to a southpaw, which Zab Judah is, and that he is unconcerned about the judges despite his rancor over scoring in his past two bouts at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
Miguel Cotto is considering a confirmed package of at least $10 million from Golden Boy Promotions to face Canelo Alvarez, but a widely-reported offer of $15 million to fight middleweight champ Sergio Martinez is unconfirmed.
Manny Pacquiao had to borrow money to help his nation’s typhoon victims because his bank accounts have been frozen by tax authorities in the Philippines.