Unbeaten pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather is banking on his superior physical advantage and accuracy to score a victory against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It's been a fight in the making for six years now so why not add something extra to it? That's exactly what World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman said the WBC is going to do as they will mark the occasion with a special belt.
Are they sensitive in the Philippines? Too sensitive? Maybe when it comes to insulting a national hero such as Manny Pacquiao they are. An American basketball player lost his job in the country's pro league after comments about Pacquiao.
Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao has recorded his own song to be played during his entrance walk to the MGM Grand Garden arena where he will face unbeaten Floyd Mayweather on May 2 in what appears to be the richest fight in boxing history.
Regardless of the verdict on the upcoming Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, there will always be possibility of a rematch or even a trilogy but there are at least three conditions or scenarios in this situation that could trigger a rematch.
The super fight's trainers and coaches do not know exactly how the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight will play out in the ring on May 2, but are aware that the early rounds are critical for the fighters who are both aiming for a short route to victory.
Kia Carnival (formerly Kia Sorento) playing coach Manny Pacquiao led his team to its third victory in the 40th season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.
While both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are renowned for being extremely hard trainers, to date it looks as if Pacquiao has the jump on his rival when it comes to training for their May 2 fight. It's early but the Pacman's already working hard.
Ricky Hatton has shared the ring with both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacuiao and he believes that the unbeaten American boxer will have a hard time in the ring with Pacquiao come fight night of May 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A FIFA task force on Tuesday recommended scheduling the 2022 World Cup in Qatar for November-December, all but moving the tournament to winter less than five years after the Qataris centered their bid around a summer tournament.
Manny Pacquiao is already preparing to fight Floyd Mayweather, training in General Santos City, on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Monday media were invited to watch the Pacman begin the journey to the May 2 fight in Las Vegas.