Now that everything appears to have been worked out minus the official announcement for the world's biggest boxing event featuring Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, it is time to find out who between them would prevail in the ring on May 2.
With the superfight, The Fight of the Century, now almost a certainty, get set for the speculation to begin. Will Manny Pacquiao's speed overcome the power and tactical abilities of Floyd Mayweather? In a word: no. It won't.
It has been some five years in the making but boxing fans will just be happy it is here: a contract between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been negotiated. TMZ Sports said a source told them the two sides came to an agreement Friday afternoon.
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had a meeting lasting over an hour in Pacquiao's hotel room on Tuesday night and the third party in the room, Pacquiao adviser Michael Koncz, told media it was a promising and productive meeting.
Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum was absent when Floyd Mayweather talked with Manny Pacquiao during the break of the Miami Heat-Milwaaukee Bucks game at the American Arena in Florida Tuesday and speculations are high that the meeting had the blessing of Arum.
There are intriguing statements pouring fuel to the flame of a Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather fight. A dose of honesty has entered negotiations and it may mean a contract will shortly be signed. What's changed? No Bob Arum and the boxers have met.
Three days before the expiration of the January 31 deadline for Floyd Mayweather to sign the contract for the fight that the unbeaten American boxer has set for May 2 against Manny Pacquiao, fight fans have been restive as the deadline draws near.
After more than five years of exchanging pleasantries (or trash talk?) with each other, unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao have finally met and talked ringside at the Miami Heat game in Florida Tuesday.
The two boxers who have been ducking one another for some five years were not able to avoid a face-to-face meeting on Tuesday night in Miami. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao bumped into one another at an NBA game.
It is fair to say that 2012 3rd overall pick Trent Richardson is a bust. Going a step further, he is the biggest draft bust ever. So move over Ryan Leaf, and JaMarcus Russell and feel better when you look back at your own less than magical careers.
Manny Pacquiao and his promoter, Bob Arum, have claimed they signed a deal to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. but that Mayweather refuses to. It's not surprising to hear Mayweather deny that but recent quotes from him may reveal he is to blame after all.
The Super Bowl is only a few days away, and that means everyone will crowd around their television sets watching the big game and downing lots of junk food.
I can say I'll definitely be one of those people.
While Floyd Mayweather has not signed the contract to fight Manny Pacquiao, fight fans who are privy to the ongoing fight negotiations believe that the long-delayed fight is bound to happen on May 2 as Mayweather had earlier announced.
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has given Floyd Mayweather until the end of this month to sign the contract for their long-delayed fight which Mayweather had calendared for May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The New York Yankees still owe Alex Rodriguez $61 million over the next three seasons including a $21 million salary in 2015. But that is about to go up and the Yankees are reportedly going to fight to keep it from happening.