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Manny Pacquiao. Pic: Edwin Espejo.

Pacquiao Watch: Half-lies and half-truths surround Mayweather encounter

By Mon, Feb 02, 2015 7:54AM UTC Comments Off Manny Pacquiao. Pic: Edwin Espejo.

Boxing fans and the sports world were sent into a whirlwind frenzy last week after Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr met face to face for the first time - raising hopes that the much-anticipated mega fight will go ahead....

Pacquiao Watch: Pacquiao-Mayweather in November 2015

By Sat, Dec 06, 2014 7:20AM UTC Comments Off Pacquiao Watch:  Pacquiao-Mayweather in November 2015

It is a fight that has been talked about over the last 5 or 6 years. It has come close before only to vanish into thin air and as the years went by, prospects of it ever happening have waned. But things now appear to be shaping up for what could be the biggest fight – money-wise – in all the history of individual sports....

Pacquiao Watch: Why PPV buys are down

By Wed, May 14, 2014 5:48PM UTC 5 Comments Pacquiao Watch: Why PPV buys are down

Top Rank’s Bob Arum said the Pacquiao-Bradley 2 fight garnered 750,000-800,0000 pay per view (PPV) buys. It is down from the 850,000 buys that their first fight generated.  Still, it is a marked improvement from the Pacquiao-Rios fight in Macau, which made only 450,000 PPVs. The last time Manny Pacquiao hit over 1 million PPV...

Pacquiao Watch: Another day at the office

By Mon, Apr 14, 2014 7:32AM UTC 4 Comments Pacquiao Watch: Another day at the office

Nobody really expected Timothy Bradley to get his redemption and validation. Well, at least seriously. But many were expecting Manny Pacquiao to score a knockout for two compelling reasons. One, to regain the crown robbed from him by Bradley and the judges in 2012. And, two, to prove that he's still got what it takes to knock an opponent out....

Pacquiao-Bradley rematch set for April 12

By Sun, Jan 26, 2014 8:15AM UTC Comments Off Pacquiao-Bradley rematch set for April 12

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two years after Timothy Bradley defeated Manny Pacquiao in a disputed split decision, promoters announced Saturday the two will fight again on April 12. Pacquiao’s loss to Bradley on June 9, 2012, broke a 15-fight winning streak during which he was recognized as one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in...