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Op-Ed: Floyd Mayweather the tactician has advantage over Manny Pacquiao

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.

Op-Ed: Everything changes once opponent feels Pacquiao's speed and power

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.

Mayweather and Pacquiao meet in hotel room, address PPV issues

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.

Mayweather and Pacquiao negotiate face to face, contract nears

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.

Op-Ed: Did Bob Arum step aside to allow Mayweather's access to Pacquiao?

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.

Mayweather, Pacquiao talk briefly at ringside of Miami Heat game

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.

Pacquiao, Mayweather shake hands at Miami Heat NBA game

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.

Fight fans restive as deadline for Mayweather fight nears

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.

Pacquiao says fight with Mayweather is 80-20 to happen

Less than a week before the deadline he gave Floyd Mayweather to sign the fight contract, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao said he is 80 percent confident the fight will happen on May 2.

Floyd Mayweather says Pacquiao no longer gets many Pay Per Views

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.

Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao could fight Mayweather at least twice this year

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.

Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao judges Miss Universe pageant in Miami

Nothing like making one of the world's most popular sports figures a judge in a Miss Universe contest to get the world to pay attention. It's a global contest but not a lot of people watch nowadays. Doubtless Pacquiao helped increase its ratings.

Hollywood stardom awaits Manny Pacquiao

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao may soon join Hollywood's elite entertainers after a film producer offered him a three-film deal right after he beats pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather.

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao will win in first encounter against Mayweather

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.

Arum: Manny Pacquiao to find new opponent if Mayweather fight off

Manny Pacquiao's promoter, the contentious Bob Arum, told ESPN today that his fighter will find another opponent if the Floyd Mayweather fight does not materialize. Arum blamed Mayweather for not signing but the Mayweather camp has blamed Arum.

Op-Ed: Manny mouthing more hype but Mayweather vs. Pacquiao still likely

Here's this: Manny Pacquiao and his camp are not simply engaging in hype when they take shots at Floyd Mayweather, when they are accusing him of ducking the fight every boxing fans wants to see. They're also engaging in, frankly, self-serving bullshit.

Op-Ed: Why Khan is best option for Pacquiao if Mayweather fight fails

In a quick trip to England over the weekend, eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, met with potential foe and former sparring partner Amir Khan to discuss a possible fight at the huge Wembley Stadium if the ongoing Pacquiao-Mayweather talks fail.

Mayweather to make announcement on Pacquiao talks in Australia

Unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather is traveling to Australia next week to make make his official media announcement on the ongoing fight negotiations between him and the camp of Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao.

Op-Ed: Why can't Arum step aside to see if Mayweather will sign contract

Alex Ariza, Manny Pacquiao's former strength and conditioning coach — who is now working with the camp of Floyd Mayweather — said the long-awaited Mayweather-Pacquiao fight will never happen as long as Bob Arum represents Pacquiao in the ongoing talks

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight contract could be signed this week

While former Pacquiao's Strength and Conditioning Coach Alex Ariza is painting a grim scenario of the ongoing Mayweather-Pacquiao fight talks, Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum believes the contract will be signed this week.

Pacquiao's adviser explores options for next fight

Manny Pacquiao's longtime adviser Michael Koncz is exploring all options in search for Pacquiao next opponent in case Floyd Mayweather fails to sign their fight contract by the end of this month.

Op-Ed: Fight fans may have been misled about Mayweather-Pacquiao talks

Fight fans may have been misled into believing that the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight negotiations are still in progress but the truth is that both of them had already agreed to fight and the fight contract is now signed and sealed.

Op-Ed: Pacquiao has done everything to give fans the fight they wanted

For over five years, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have fought tirelessly off the ring but they may end up not facing each other inside the squared ring for the fans to know and see who really is the best fighter between them.

Betting starts for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight before contract

Betting lines and odds are already up on the Floyd Mayweather - Manny Pacquiao fight for May 2 - before the fight has even been signed. Not surprisingly, Mayweather is the odds on favourite at about 3-1.

Op-Ed: What happens if Mayweather decides to renege on fight deal

By publicly announcing his decision to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2, unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather is bound to honor his commitment or he will suffer a painful rejection by fight fans that could lead to massive boycott of his future fights.

Floyd Mayweather's father predicts son will hurt Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Sr., the father of course to boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., don't mince words. After all, he himself was a successful boxer and knows the hype game. He came out swinging this week talking about a fight between his son and Manny Pacquiao.

Op-Ed: Watch Floyd Mayweather, Sr vs. Freddie Roach fight off the ring

The moment Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao affix their signatures above the dotted line of their fight contract, expect Floyd Mayweather, Sr., who acts as Floyd's trainer to attack Freddie Roach with his usual "below the belt" trash talk.

Reports from Floyd Mayweather camp say he badly wants Pacquiao

They've been dancing around the idea of fighting one another for five years and all manner of speculation has been offered as to why they haven't. One persistent rumor has been that Floyd Mayweather was ducking Manny Pacquiao to stay unbeaten.

Manny Pacquiao agent: Long way to go till Floyd Mayweather fight

Hold your horses, those of us in media along with boxing fans were told Wednesday by fighter Manny Pacquiao's agent. Fred Sternburg told the BBC a fight between his guy and Floyd Mayweather, despite reports to the contrary, still has "a long way to go."

Mayweather-Pacquiao showdown calendared for May 2

After initially rejecting the date set by Floyd Mayweather for his long-delayed showdown with Manny Pacquiao, Top Rank Promotions owner Bob Arum has finally accepted May 2 as the date and it will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao
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Amir Khan  shown here in 2011  is hoping to get a shot at Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.
Amir Khan, shown here in 2011, is hoping to get a shot at Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.
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Manny Pacquiao celebrates after his victory over Chris Algieri last in Macau.
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Floyd Mayweather fighting Juan Manuel Marquez in September of 2009. Mayweather can fight - so he don't hide.
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