Pacquiao planning to return to ring

Jul 13, 2016

Pacquiao planning to return to ring

Manny Pacquiao isn’t ready to give up his night job just yet. Pacquiao, who before his last fight in April said he would retire, now plans to return to the ring in November against an opponent who has yet to be selected. Promoter Bob ...

Pacquiao beats Bradley via unanimous decision

Apr 10, 2016

Pacquiao beats Bradley via unanimous decision

Manny Pacquiao may not be ready for retirement just quite yet. Pacquiao returned from the biggest loss of his career with a bang Saturday night, knocking down Timothy Bradley twice on his way to a unanimous 12-round decision in their welterweight showdown. Pacquiao shook ...

Oct 13, 2015

Pacquiao awaits return to training

Manny Pacquiao said Monday that his surgically repaired shoulder is 80-90 percent healed and he expects to resume training in November or December, with a return to the ring in March. Pacquiao acknowledged that Amir Khan was a possible opponent, but added no determination ...

Mayweather beats Berto in final fight to remain unbeaten

Sep 13, 2015

Mayweather beats Berto in final fight to remain unbeaten

His career winding down to its final seconds, Floyd Mayweather Jr. took a victory lap around the ring, his fist raised in triumph. After 19 years of perfection in the ring, he deserved one final bow. Mayweather capped a remarkable career with a typical ...

Mayweather reaffirms plan to retire

Sep 3, 2015

Mayweather reaffirms plan to retire

Floyd Mayweather Jr. plans to go out unbeaten and on his own terms, as ‘The Best Ever’, when he ends his boxing career in Las Vegas next week with a welterweight title defense against Andre Berto. Should Mayweather win, as is widely expected, he ...

Jul 7, 2015

WBO strips Mayweather of welterweight title

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday. Mayweather, who improved to 48-0 by beating Pacquiao in May, missed ...

Fans sue Pacquiao over injury

May 6, 2015

Fans sue Pacquiao over injury

Two Nevada men filed a class-action lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday, seeking millions in damages because they say he fraudulently concealed a shoulder injury before his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night. It is just the latest fallout from Mayweather’s victory ...

Mayweather hits jackpot

May 4, 2015

Mayweather hits jackpot

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The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind-boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn’t help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done. “No pictures, though,” Mayweather said, sliding the check out of an envelope. “Don’t want any pictures ...

Mayweather, Pacquiao set to cash in

Apr 30, 2015

Mayweather, Pacquiao set to cash in

His middle name is Money, or at least it used to be before Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped flashing $100,000 wads of cash every time he saw a camera. That doesn’t mean money is ever very far from his mind. Certainly not now, when he’s ...

Pacquaio stays calm ahead of megafight

Apr 29, 2015

Pacquaio stays calm ahead of megafight

Manny Pacquiao worried about the punching power of Miguel Cotto. He knew Juan Manuel Marquez was a slick counter puncher, and wondered how he’d fare against a fighter the caliber of Oscar De La Hoya. He’s got no such worries about Floyd Mayweather Jr. ...

Mayweather, Pacquiao begin promotion of upcoming bout

Mar 12, 2015

Mayweather, Pacquiao begin promotion of upcoming bout

Manny Pacquiao was out walking the red carpet by the time Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrived, fashionably late for their first appearance together to promote a fight that really needs no promoting. But it didn’t take long Wednesday for Mayweather to put the fight into ...

Mayweather works hard to sell $32 million payday

May 3, 2014

Mayweather works hard to sell $32 million payday

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is enough of a businessman to know his latest fight would be a tough sell, especially after setting records with Canelo Alvarez his last time out. But sell he must, even though oddsmakers and nearly everyone else give Marcos Maidana little ...