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Pacquiao-Mayweather Watch: Beyond the numbers, the intangibles

By Mon, Mar 30, 2015 8:24AM UTC 0 Comment

The punch lines this column discussed over the past three posts point to a comfortable win for Manny Pacquiao over Floyd Mayweather Jr. Those are what conventional wisdom suggests....

Pacquiao Watch: Accuracy is key

By Fri, Mar 20, 2015 1:30PM UTC 2 Comments

As the big fight inches its way to D-day, a lot of angles will be covered by boxing analysts and gurus....

Pacquiao-Mayweather Watch: A study in contrast

By Sat, Mar 14, 2015 2:12PM UTC 0 Comment

In terms of revenue and hype, the Floyd Mayweather Jr - Manny Pacquiao fight has already eclipsed many records even before they are weighed in....

Pacquiao Watch: Pacquiao-Mayweather in November 2015

By Sat, Dec 06, 2014 7:20AM UTC 0 Comment

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

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...