MANILA, Philippines – Five-time Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach is not eager to see a rematch between his prized ward, Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, and junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto. Pacquiao defeated Cotto via a 12th round technical knockout when they fought in November 2009, but not before enduring a tough challenge from
MANILA, Philippines – Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legend BJ Penn said boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao doesn’t need a 4th fight against bitter rival Juan Manuel Marquez. Penn, who is currently in Manila to promote the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), said Pacquiao already has 2 wins over the Mexican champion.
MANILA, Philippines – Top Rank chief executive officer Bob Arum is aiming for Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire’s next bout to once again be held in New York City. Donaire’s debut in New York was less than stellar, after his opponent, Omar Narvaez of Argentina, chose to defend rather than engage throughout the match. Donaire
Retired boxer and now promoter Oscar de la Hoya predicts that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come out victorious over Manny Pacquiao if ever the 2 fighters meet in the ring. De la Hoya, majority owner of Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) which handles Mayweather’s fights, said Pacquiao will have a difficult time fighting Mayweather. “Mayweather has
Britain’s Amir Khan is confident of victory next week against Lamont Peterson and ready if unbeaten rivals Floyd Mayweather or Tim Bradley come calling, but has no plans to fight friend Manny Pacquiao. “If I train hard and keep training the way I do, I don’t think there’s anybody out there who can beat me,”
Undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. tweeted on on Monday that he wants to face Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao on May 5, 2012. “MAY 5TH…I’M HERE. I’M WAITING! LETS MAKE THIS FIGHT HAPPEN,” Mayweather posted on his Twitter account. Attached to the tweet is a video link explaining his decision. “I been told the
MANILA, Philippines – Michael Koncz, the business advisor of eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, has reportedly traveled to Las Vegas to meet with Top Rank chief executive officer Bob Arum. According to a report from Fight Hype, Koncz is meeting with Arum regarding a potential mega-fight between Pacquiao and undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather
MANILA, Philippines – British boxer Amir “King” Khan says he has changed his mind regarding the result of the trilogy bout between Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez after watching the replay of the fight. Khan, the world junior welterweight champion, initially said he thought Marquez won the bout,
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