| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:14 AM
In the buildup to his Nov. 23 fight with Brandon Rios in Macau, Manny Pacquiao will be blogging his thoughts about the fight each week. A portion of his third blog appears below, courtesy of HBO. In it, Pacquiao discusses his thoughts on his last two...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Manny Pacquiao’s training camp in the Philippines was not disrupted by last week’s Typhoon Haiyan, which has resulted in up to 2,500 deaths, but trainer Freddie Roach said Wednesday the boxer’s thoughts have certainly been distracted....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:28 PM
A verbal and physical altercation involving Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach and members of Brandon Rios' camp broke out Wednesday at the Macau gym where both fighters are training for their WBO welterweight title this weekend.
It was an ugly...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:17 PM
Georges St-Pierre said Tuesday the lack of stringent drug testing for mixed martial arts fighters contributed to his decision to take an indefinite leave as Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion.
In an interview with reporters in...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:51 PM
[For the Record, 4:46 p.m., Tuesday: An earlier version of this post stated that Puerto Rican Indepedence Day takes place on the weekend of June 7. The Puerto Rican Day Parade takes place on that weekend.]
Miguel Cotto’s retreat from interest in a...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. left HBO and created the most lucrative pay-per-view fight of all time in September when he defeated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Showtime.
That’s a departure that still stings HBO.
Yet, the premium network rallied...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped short of giving sports fans his Christmas present to the world, but he did deliver some comic relief in producing a Twitter post photo montage he described as his “Christmas card to the world.”
Four photos show...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios.
Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Greatest Hits: Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao has lost a little of the shine off his superstardom after losing his last two fights. He will try to reverse course on Nov. 23 when he takes on Brandon Rios on Nov. 23 on HBO pay-per-view beginning at 6...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The last time Robert Garcia sent one of his fighters into a ring with Manny Pacquiao, Antonio Margarito was reduced to lying coldly on a gurney, ice packs covering his battered body, one of his eyes permanently damaged.
Now, Garcia is in the final weeks...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:16 AM
In the build up to his Nov. 23 fight with Brandon Rios in Macau, Manny Pacquiao will be blogging his thoughts about the fight each week. A portion of his second blog appears below, courtesy of HBO. In it, Pacquiao discusses his thoughts on Rios as...