“Reckless fighter? That’s how people like me and love me, because they like an exciting fight,” Pacquiao said.
Three weeks. 21 days. 504 hours. 30,240 minutes. 1,814,400 seconds. That’s how long it is until Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. finally bump gloves in Las Vegas.
Jimmy Lennon Jr, hall of fame boxing ring announcer, talks about his father, career and the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout on May 2.
Hundreds of millions will not only be paid to the two iconic combatants, but you can double that number in wagers.
Don’t expect much change back from a $100 bill to watch the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight at home.
Virgil Hunter, renowned boxing trainer, talks Mayweather-Pacquiao and his new role as a CBS Sports boxing analyst.
First it was Floyd Mayweather, Jr. poaching all potential sparring partners from Manny Pacquiao.
The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day.
Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports EVP, speaks about negotiating the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, perhaps the most complex and lucrative fight deal in history.
Pacquiao is an all-time great. He has blemishes on his record, but he is a brilliantly talented fighter. He will not be intimidated or beaten before this fight starts, and he will give Mayweather the battle of his life.
Experts have wondered if this fight, in a strict boxing sense, was announced five years too late. Maybe. But it doesn’t matter.
“You get to this level where you’re making nine figures in 36 minutes,” Mayweather said, “and you have to be a winner.”
Manny Pacquiao was out walking the red carpet by the time Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrived, fashionably late for their first appearance together to promote a fight that really needs no promoting.
Knocked bloody to the canvas several times the last two decades — by itself and its modern sibling, MMA — the sport of boxing went Rocky Balboa on Ivan Drago Saturday night.
Let’s discard the nonsense that this is just another fight, or that it doesn’t feed a starving sport.