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  • Manny Pacquiao's appeal helps spare woman from execution

    Manny Pacquiao's appeal helps spare woman from execution
    How powerful is Manny Pacquiao? Floyd Mayweather Jr. will find out Saturday, but the Filipino boxer already scored one massive victory this week when he saved a life, halting the execution of a 30-year-old Filipina in Indonesia, according to Reuters and...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s greatest fights
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. heads to the ultimate test of his unbeaten record Saturday when he meets Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The hometown fighter has weathered a slew of demanding challenges since turning pro after the 1996 Olympics, from...
  • Money the big thing as Mayweather, Pacquiao ready for fight

    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 the richest man in the...
  • Big price, big expectations for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay TV

    George Foreman was fighting Evander Holyfield for the heavyweight title, and anyone wanting to watch it in April 1991 had to plan ahead. It was the night boxing pay-per-view was born. But to get the fight, customers had to go to their local cable TV...
  • In boxing or political arena, Manny Pacquiao wields a lot of clout

    In boxing or political arena, Manny Pacquiao wields a lot of clout
    The congressman from the Sarangani district of the Philippines was in a relaxed mood Tuesday. He wore a T-shirt and a big smile. If confidence can ooze, it did from him. Manny Pacquiao had just conducted a pep rally in a huge hall at Mandalay Bay, in...
  • Pacquiao: Relax, I'm going to beat Floyd Mayweather

    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. on...
  • Big price, big expectations for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay TV

    Big price, big expectations for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay TV
    George Foreman was fighting Evander Holyfield for the heavyweight title, and anyone wanting to watch it in April 1991 had to plan ahead. It was the night boxing pay-per-view was born. But to get the fight, customers had to go to their local cable TV...
  • Mayweather will be a step ahead on his way to Pacquiao win

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the bigger man. There's a good chance he could be the quicker man. Those are qualities that win fights, and those are advantages Mayweather brings into Saturday's welterweight title showdown with Manny Pacquiao. He also comes in...
  • Ringside tickets bound for the recognizable, rich, lucky

    Tickets are at such a premium to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao's long-awaited matchup that all of those seated at ringside will be the recognizable, the rich — and the very lucky. There should be no lack of celebrities. TV cameras...
  • Cut men can keep Mayweather and Pacquiao in the fight

    Cut men can keep Mayweather and Pacquiao in the fight
    The two boxing cut men have spent nearly 100 years combined devoted to their craft of easing panic, patching damage and restoring calm in the 60 seconds between rounds, when a sudden injury threatens to alter the outcome of a fight. So Rafael Garcia,...
  • Fight week kicks off with Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s arrival Tuesday in Las Vegas

    Fight week kicks off with Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s arrival Tuesday in Las Vegas
    If you’re going to call it the fight of the century, then have some spectacle to go with it. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrives at the¬†MGM Grand Garden Arena for his fight against Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday, April 28, with a star-studded event that&...