THE good old days at the Wild Card gym are back.YouTube sensation Logan Paul showed up at the famed sweatshop located near Hollywood to personally visit boxing legend Manny Pacquiao in training for his world welterweight title fight against Errol Spence. ...
Jul 13, 2021
MANNY Pacquiao had a surprise visitor at his training camp at the Wild Card gym.Former foe turned pal Miguel Cotto dropped by to see the 42-year-old Filipino boxing great during training on Wednesday (Manila time) in Los Angeles.The ...
Jul 8, 2021
RETIRED boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. acknowledged rival Manny Pacquiao was the best he ever fought in his unblemished 21-year career inside the ring.Pacquiao hands down. Not Oscar De La Hoya, not Canelo Alvarez, not Juan Manuel Marquez, not Miguel ...
May 5, 2021
MARCO Antonio Barrera against Erik Morales, Miguel Cotto versus Juan Manuel Marquez.The four boxing legends are just the latest former multiple world title holders to come out of retirement to fight and see action in an exhibition fight card.Cotto and ...
Mar 31, 2021
MEXICO CITY - Emma Talley has never been to Puerto Rico and probably couldn't name any of winners in 10 years of the Puerto Rico Open. But she's aware of the plight of Puerto Ricans still recovering from the ...
Feb 28, 2018
NEW YORK - This wasn't the way Miguel Cotto planned to leave boxing.Sadam Ali ruined the Garden party for Cotto on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), sending the Puerto Rican star into retirement with 12-round defeat by unanimous decision. ...
Dec 3, 2017
CARSON, California - Miguel Cotto withstood constant early pressure from Yoshihiro Kamegai and picked up a pace as the fight wore on to take a unanimous decision for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the sold-out ...
Aug 27, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Manny Pacquiao is not underestimating the punching power of Jeff Horn, although the boxing legend believes he's very much capable of enduring the best the local hero could give in their world title fight on Sunday.Pacquiao had gone ...
Jun 30, 2017
GENERAL SANTOS CITY - Jeff Horn seemed to be the ideal opponent for Manny Pacquiao in his search for a knockout win.So it would really be a big letdown if the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion walks away with a ...
Jun 23, 2017
CARSON, California - Four-time world champion Miguel Cotto will return from a lengthy layoff to fight Yoshihiro Kamegai for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title on Aug. 26 at the StubHub Center.Cotto has not fought since November 2015, when he lost ...
May 25, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Without Manny Pacquiao, things will never be the same at the Wild Card gym.Still, life goes on at this famous training club along Vine St. whose popularity skyrocketed during the phenomenal rise of its most famous boxer.Freddie Roach, ...
Apr 12, 2016
LOS ANGELES - Manny Pacquiao was all kinds of hungry when he first walked into the Wild Card Boxing Club 15 years ago. An undernourished and largely unknown 118-pound champion wanted to learn, to grow - to take on the world.When he ...
Apr 6, 2016
HOLLYWOOD - Even though Manny Pacquiao hasn't scored a knockout for the last six years, Tim Bradley is not about to get complacent in his third meeting with the 'Pacman.'The 32-year-old American said he still expects Pacquiao ...
Apr 1, 2016
HOLLYWOOD - Manny Pacquiao came up with his boxing playlist of the best ever fights he had in his more than two decades as a warrior in the ring.Expectedly, his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last summer wasn't up there.His ...
Apr 1, 2016
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez made a case for himself as boxing's next star on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), landing the bigger punches to take a unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto and win a piece of the middleweight title.Alvarez ...
Nov 22, 2015
LOS ANGELES - If Miguel Cotto's fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is anywhere near as difficult as the negotiations to get them in the ring together, boxing fans are in for a treat this fall.After months of strenuous posturing and ...
Aug 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Miguel Cotto and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez agreed on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to fight on November 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.The fighters' camps have spent several months negotiating the HBO pay-per-view bout, which will ...
Aug 14, 2015
NEW YORK - Miguel Cotto retained his WBC middleweight title with a devastating showing of power on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), knocking out Daniel Geale in the fourth round.Cotto landed a huge left hook early in the round and Geale went ...
Jun 7, 2015
HOUSTON - Saul "Canelo" Alvarez knocked out James Kirkland with a sweeping right at 2:19 of the third round in their 154-pound fight Saturday night at Minute Maid Park (Sunday, Manila time)."I'm happy about the win," Alvarez said. " ...
May 10, 2015
LAS VEGAS - For one last time before they finally climb the ring, Manny Pacquiao had the chance to size up how big Floyd Mayweather is compared to him.Pacquiao had to look up a bit at Mayweather when the two had their ...
May 2, 2015
LOS ANGELES - The animosity between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr may be more than just professional, but the Filipino hero is not discounting the possibility of the two becoming friends outside the ring once their showdown at the MGM Grand Arena ...
Apr 24, 2015
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