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Philippines at a standstill for Pacquiao fight

By Sun, May 03, 2015 2:40PM UTC 0 Comment

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Millions of Filipinos pack public gymnasiums, movie houses, restaurants and homes of relatives and friends with pay-per-view to cheer on their boxing hero Manny Pacquiao from halfway across the world in his fight against American Floyd Mayweather....

Pacquiao Watch: The longest night

By Sat, May 02, 2015 8:41PM UTC 0 Comment

Until they have gone through the first three or four rounds, nobody really knows which versions of Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Manny Pacquiao will show up for the biggest fight tomorrow, Sunday in the Philippines....

Filipinos urged to turn off appliances during Pacquiao fight

By Sat, May 02, 2015 3:37PM UTC 0 Comment

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An officer at a Philippine electric company has urged customers to turn off major appliances to help prevent outages that have recently plagued his province so people can watch the much-awaited fight between Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather....

Pacquiao Watch: Arum is right (he is lying)

By Sat, May 02, 2015 11:09AM UTC 0 Comment

Top Rank’s Bob Arum is famous for saying “I lied yesterday. Today, I am telling the truth.” And he is right on target when he said the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight tomorrow is not the biggest fight ever in professional boxing....

Pacquiao Watch: When parallels meet

By Sat, May 02, 2015 8:26AM UTC 0 Comment

In many ways, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao share many things in common. They both grew up in a dysfunctional family. Pacquiao’s parents were estranged and Mayweather’s were hooked on drugs. Both lived in the squalor of poverty and made boxing their ticket out of it....