LAS VEGAS - The IRS says it's still waiting for its cut from Floyd Mayweather Jr. from his nine-figure payday against Manny Pacquiao.The undefeated boxer nicknamed "Money" owes $22.2 million in taxes from 2015, according to a notice ...
Jul 12, 2017
RICKY Hatton has hit out at Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s actions, stressing that being on top of the sport requires not only scoring wins but earning respect.Mayweather wound up on top in the battle of the two best pound for pound ...
May 12, 2015
ALTHOUGH Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s showdown with Manny Pacquiao last week probably didn't convert many new fans to boxing, the sport has much more to offer after that unsatisfying meeting between its two biggest stars.Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and ...
May 9, 2015
TOP Rank chief Bob Arum is all for a rematch between his fighter Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, suggesting the two should do battle again in April of next year.On the heels of Mayweather's announcement that he is willing to ...
May 6, 2015
SURGERY for a torn rotator cuff, the possible suspension of his boxing license, and criminal and civil charges for his failure to fully disclose his true physical condition for the so-called 'Fight of the Century.' Defrocked World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight ...
May 6, 2015
LAS VEGAS - The people who paid US$99.95 to watch at home had no clue.Neither did those spending $40,000 or more for a ringside seat Saturday night in Las Vegas.And, surely, the bettor who wagered $500,000 at ...
May 6, 2015
EVANDER Holyfield said boxing hit another low with the result of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout.The former world heavyweight champion says the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout, dubbed as the 'Fight of the Century' didn't live up to the hype.Mayweather ...
May 5, 2015
NEW YORK - For some boxing fans, the big fight on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) turned out to be between them and their cable companies.Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas caused problems ...
May 4, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Opinions about the fight varied around Twitter and the Internet, but the decision was fairly uniform at ringside. The judges agreed on 10 of the 12 rounds, disagreeing only on the ninth and 10th rounds.Judge Dave Moretti gave both ...
May 3, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Vasyl Lomachenko defended his WBO featherweight title with style on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), stopping Gamalier Rodriguez in the ninth round on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fight with Manny Pacquiao.Leo Santa Cruz also pounded ...
May 3, 2015
THE mood was festive yet tense as Filipinos everywhere gather in their homes, movie theaters and public gymnasiums to cheer for the country's beloved hero, Manny Pacquiao, in his career-defining fight against Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in Las Vegas on ...
May 3, 2015
LIKE a small town decorated with buntings eagerly awaiting a fiesta celebration, the entire Philippines has been adorned with anything that has to do Manny Pacquiao in the countdown to his super fight against Floyd Mayweather.Images of Pacquiao are everywhere in ...
May 2, 2015
LAS VEGAS - The ink was barely dry on the contracts signed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao when the question first came up.What's to prevent the two best fighters in the world from doing it again?Plenty, though ...
May 2, 2015
SOME of the most expensive seats in sports began getting cheaper as the welterweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao got closer.Tickets that had been advertised for several times face value began dropping in the days before the ...
May 2, 2015
LAS VEGAS - For all the hype surrounding his US$25,000 mouthguard minted in diamond, gold and dollars, Floyd Mayweather can't even hope to wear it to the fight against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).That is, unless ...
May 2, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Five years in the making, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in the richest - and arguably most overhyped - fight in the history of the sport.Their styles have been analyzed endlessly and their ...
May 2, 2015
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