Roach: Pacquiao is better in every category

Normally when a fighter gets older he deteriorates with his ability decreasing in every category imaginable. When a fighter suddenly does show improvement in a number of categories while they’re in their mid to late 30s, some boxing fans suspect that they’re using performance enhancing drugs. Continue reading

Pacquiao: I’m physically and mentally ready for Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao says he’s physically and mentally ready for his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2nd. Pacquiao, 36, has been training hard and working on different game plans for the fight against Mayweather at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao feels that there’s no area that he needs to improve at this point because he’s hit every area possible for this fight. Continue reading

Pacquiao has to throw a lot of punches to defeat Mayweather

The general thought is that if the 5’6”, 36-year-old former eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) wants to come out victorious in his fight against WBA/WBC 147lb champion Floyd Mayweather Jr, (47-0, 26 KOs) on May 2nd, Pacquiao is going to need to throw literally a ton of shots for him to get either a knockout or a decision. Continue reading

Pacquiao: “Beating Mayweather will be the biggest win of my career”

There is just a little over two weeks to go before the giant mega-bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao that will be taking place on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao says he’s very excited about the fight because he feels that a win over the 38-year-old Mayweather will cement his legacy by giving him the biggest win of his career by far. Continue reading

Ariza slams Roach, says he can’t take Pacquiao to the level to beat Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr’s strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza took some shots at Freddie Roach, the trainer for Manny Pacquiao, on Friday. Ariza says Roach is insecure and that he can’t take the 36-year-old Pacquiao to the level that he needs to be at in order for him to defeat Mayweather in their fight on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading

Pacquiao doesn’t care about Mayweather’s side advantage

The 5’8” Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be sporting a comfortable size advantage over the 5’6” Manny Pacquiao when he gets in the ring with him on May 2nd. Mayweather’s two inch height and six inch reach advantage would be enough to worry many top fighters in the sport given how talented he is. Continue reading

Mayweather says I don’t enjoy boxing like I once did

floyd6In what some boxing fans interpret as an early excuse in case things turn out badly for him against Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) on May 2nd, undefeated WBA/WBC 147 pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26 KOs) is saying that he no longer enjoys the sport of boxing. Continue reading

Roach: Mayweather will not break Marciano’s record

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26 KOs) is poised to break former heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano’s record of 49-0. Mayweather just needs three more win to get to the magical 50-0 club. Even if Mayweather does hit the 50-0 mark, he won’t actually be breaking the Marciano record first. That was actually done by Ricardo Lopez (51-0-1, 38 KOs) in 2001. However, Lopez’s resume was marred by a draw that he had before breaking Marciano’s record. What Mayweather is attempting to do is break Marcinao’s record without having a draw on his record like Lopez. Continue reading

Hagler: Mayweather will do everything to maintain his unbeaten streak

Former middleweight world champion Marvin Hagler expects Floyd Mayweather Jr to pull out every trick in the toolbox to try and defeat Manny Pacquiao in their fight on May 2nd. Hagler doesn’t think Mayweather can accept defeat after having gone 47-0 in the pro game, although making $120 to $200 million for the fight might go a long ways towards helping Mayweather accept defeat. Hagler still has his doubts that Mayweather would be able to come to terms with him having been beaten by the Filipino fighter. Continue reading

Pacquiao talks about his killer instinct being back

During Wednesday’s workout in front of the press, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) talked about his killer instinct, which abandoned him six years ago at the age of 30, has returned to him. If this turns out to be true then it’s coming at the perfect time just when he’s about to face WBA/WBO welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs) on May 2nd in what could be the biggest fight in boxing history at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading

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