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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amir Khan said he has signed his part of the contract to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 3, but added that would also welcome a clash with friend and former stablemate Manny Pacquiao.
Fans selected the undefeated Kazakhstani KO-machine from a crowded field of contenders for 2013′s highest individual honor. [Editor’s note: this is not THE RING magazine’s official choice for Fighter of the Year. The magazine’s official year-end awards for 2013 will be announced in the March edition.]
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.”
IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will try to rebound from a third-round stoppage loss to Lucas Matthysse against Dierry Jean on Jan. 25 at The D.C. Armory.
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.”
Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza on a potential Floyd Mayweather fight in New York: “Floyd is intrigued by being the biggest and the best and being a trailblazer. Coming into the New York market in a way that no one has before would be very appealing.”
Manny Pacquiao has been made the WBC’s No. 1-ranked welterweight contender behind the organization’s titleholder Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Shawn Porter on Devon Alexander: “The game plan was to make him fight and make him do things that he didn’t want to do. I didn’t want him to get into any kind of comfort zone.”