Manny Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 13: Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks on while taking on Marcos Maidana during their WBC/WBA welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Manny And Mayweather In May?

With more dueling monologues than a presidential campaign, it’s sounding more and more like Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will fight next year.

12/19/2014

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines punches Chris Algieri of the United States during the WBO world welterweight title at The Venetian on November 23, 2014 in Macau, Macau. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Keidel: Until Floyd Takes On Manny, We’ll Have To Continue Dealing In Symbolism

Sadly, we have to deal in symbolism, because not one rumor regarding Mayweather and Pacquiao has materialized into something that boxing’s dwindling devotes can hang on to.

11/24/2014

Manny Pacquiao delivers a blow to Chris Algieri  during the world welterweight title at The Venetian on Nov. 23, 2014 in Macau. (credit:  Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Manny Pacquiao Knocks Long Island’s Chris Algieri Down 6 Times, Dominates

Manny Pacquiao couldn’t resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see.

11/23/2014

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri pose during a press conference at The Venetian on November 19, 2014 in Macau, Macau. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pac-Man Likely To Shatter Algieri’s Chance Of A Lifetime In Title Fight

If he lasts more than six rounds in this scheduled 12-rounder, he has every right to feel good about himself. But it would take a near-miracle for Algieri to get the upset.

11/21/2014

Chris Algieri (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Long Island’s Chris Algieri Looking To Shock Heavy Favorite Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao is a heavy favorite against Algieri, a Huntington native who seemingly came out of nowhere to get the fight.

11/21/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 04: Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri attend the Manny Pacquiao v Chris Algieri Media Tour at The Liberty Theatre on September 4, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Keidel: Manny Pacquiao Takes On Chris Algieri In Macau

Somewhere way on the right side of your globe, in the aorta of China, Manny Pacquiao will fight on Saturday, November 22.

11/21/2014

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri promote their upcoming fight at The Liberty Theatre on September 4, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Chris Algieri ‘Hungry’ To Make Hometown Proud Against Pacquiao

Making history will be easier said than done against Manny Pacquiao, who brings a 56-4-3 record into the fight on Nov. 22. But the Huntington native says he’s up to the task.

10/07/2014

Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Erislandy Lara face off onstage prior to the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Cuba To Canelo, Erislandy Lara 12 Rounds From ‘American Dream’

If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.

07/11/2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after defeating Marcos Maidana by majority decision in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: How Much ‘Money’ Does Mayweather Have Left In The Tank?

Half of boxing’s dynamic duo fought Saturday night. And, as always, it left the boxing cognoscenti with as many questions as answers.

05/05/2014

Manny Pacquiao lands a right to the head of Timothy Bradley during their WBO welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pacquiao Still Has The Fire Needed To Dismantle Bradley

Boxing may have become a niche sport, but getting a chance to see Manny Pacquiao in the ring is worth your time. He is one of the two most compelling figures in the sport over the last decade.

04/11/2014

MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (2nd L) and Brandon Rios of the US (2nd R) pose with the belt during a pre-fight press conference in Macau on November 20, 2013. (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pacquiao Ready For His First Step Toward Redemption

Manny Pacquiao has a chance to get things going back in the right direction if he can register a decisive victory over Brandon Rios when the two battle in Macau, China, on Saturday.

11/22/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Cash, Cachet And Canelo — Mayweather Makes Money Fight

Floyd still isn’t ready to cede the throne. But Canelo isn’t asking. Something big will give in three months.

05/31/2013

Manny Pacquiao (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez battle during their welterweight fight on December 8, 2012, at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marquez knocked out Pacquiao in the 6th round. AFP PHOTO / John Gurzinski (Photo credit should read JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Marquez Delivers Redemption With One Punch

Manny Pacquiao got reckless and Juan Manuel Marquez took advantage by lowering the boom.

12/09/2012

Boxers Manny Pacquiao (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez pose during the official weigh-in for their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Marquez will fight each other for the fourth time on Dec. 8 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pacquiao Has The Edge Once Again Against Marquez

Steve Silverman thinks Manny Pacquiao will wipe away the sting of losing to Bradley and dominate Marquez once again.

12/08/2012

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