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  • Manny Pacquiao visits with man he defeated for first title

    Manny Pacquiao visits with man he defeated for first title
    “Do you know who that is?” a beaming Manny Pacquiao asked in excitement. Pacquiao, amidst the serious work of preparing for his May 2 fight against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr., nodded in the direction of a bespectacled, older-looking man...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights No. 4: Jose Luis Castillo rematch

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights No. 4: Jose Luis Castillo rematch
    Excuses in boxing often fall on deaf ears, usually deservedly so. With so much time to prepare, what happens in the ring is typically the result of that preparation, or lack thereof. So when Floyd Mayweather Jr. complained of a sore shoulder after...
  • Justin Bieber bumped Showtime exec from a Floyd Mayweather photo op

    Justin Bieber bumped Showtime exec from a Floyd Mayweather photo op
    Finally, after all these years, Showtime Executive Vice President Stephen Espinoza was on stage with the two fighters he’d spent more than half a decade of his life trying to get in the ring together. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. After...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights, No. 5: Genaro Hernandez

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights, No. 5: Genaro Hernandez
    Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s technical brilliance has gotten him through several matchups in which the opponent’s toughness was lauded before being reduced to limited to no issue. Such was the case when Mayweather won his first world title, on...
  • Gennady Golovkin's visit to Wild Card reveals the work that remains

    Gennady Golovkin's visit to Wild Card reveals the work that remains
    Gennady Golovkin stopped by Wild Card Boxing Club Wednesday to wish Manny Pacquiao good luck in his May 2 fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. He departed with a sobering look at the obstacles that separate him from the fortunes being showered upon the...
  • Pacquiao and Mayweather fight over rejected drug-testing penalty

    Pacquiao and Mayweather fight over rejected drug-testing penalty
    Manny Pacquiao’s business manager said Thursday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has declined to enter into an agreement between the fighters that would result in a $5 million penalty should either submit a dirty drug test. “I’m a little...
  • Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 2: Ricky Hatton

    Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 2: Ricky Hatton
    Every fighter needs a signature moment. For Manny Pacquiao, his came in a second-round knockout of Ricky Hatton on May 2, 2009, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, a fight Pacquiao told The Times is his second greatest. Precisely six years before the night...
  • $1-million emerald belt for Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao winner

    $1-million emerald belt for Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao winner
    A one-of-a-kind belt will be presented to what the World Boxing Council is calling the “Fight for Eternity” between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. After fan voting on the WBC website, the sanctioning body has announced it will...
  • Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 4: Antonio Margarito

    Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 4: Antonio Margarito
    Manny Pacquiao had previously twice failed to make a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. when he decided in 2010 to chase something else big. His Nov. 13, 2010, victory over Antonio Margarito gave Pacquiao a record eighth world title. The man who once owned...
  • Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 5: the breakout bouts

    Manny Pacquiao's greatest fights, No. 5: the breakout bouts
    Manny Pacquiao’s rise from poverty in the Philippines to become a world-champion boxer, a congressman in his country and a co-starring role in the boxing match of this generation – May 2 against Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- has been a remarkable...
  • Rejuvenated Andre Berto stops Josesito Lopez in sixth round

    Rejuvenated Andre Berto stops Josesito Lopez in sixth round
    Arguing over the timing of the stoppage was logical, but there was no denying Andre Berto's resurrection story Friday night. Berto, a former welterweight world champion who said he believed his career was in peril after 2013 shoulder surgery,...