At the request of Floyd Mayweather Jr., CNN reporter Rachel Nichols and ESPN reporter Michelle Beadle will not be covering the boxing event that many are calling the “fight of the century.” Nichols revealed on Saturday that Mayweather’s camp has blocked media credentials for both her and Beadle and banned them from his fight against…Read More
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Being billed as the Super Bowl of boxing, the illustrious Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is a guarantee to set the record for most pay-per-view buys in history and should surpass the previous high by a wide margin. Yahoo!’s Kevin Iole says the fight is “tracking for an enormous number” on pay-per-view. He believes it could…Read More
How many people in the Philippines are expected to watch Manny Pacquiao’s title fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night? Enough that local officials have asked residents to turn off some household appliances to assure there are not power outages during the bout. According to the AFP, residents of the western Philippines are being…Read More
Floyd Mayweather Jr. apparently has concerns about the equipment Manny Pacquiao is using to protect his family jewels. On Wednesday, Pacquiao met with state officials to have his protective cup examined. This was done at the request of Mayweather’s camp. Per Joe Tessitore, #mayweather camp had concerns over #Pacquiao cup. Manny tries on cup w…Read More
Tickets to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight are a hot item, mostly because everyone desires the coolness associated with being able to say, “I was there.” So it’s no surprise that the tickets for the fight sold out in less than 60 seconds Thursday. The two sides finally resolved their long-standing ticket issue Wednesday,…Read More
Tickets for the highly-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao go on sale Thursday afternoon — just over two weeks before the May 2 bout. Had it not been for the help of US Senator Harry Reid, those who are looking to attend the fight might still be waiting. Pacquio’s promoter, Bob Arum,…Read More
There are multiple reasons why the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight never happened up until this year. There was the issue of Bob Arum, with whom Mayweather did not want to negotiate. There were concerns from Pacquiao about being blood tested in the days leading up to the fight. Ultimately, it’s clear in retrospect that…Read More