|Why Floyd Mayweather Was Money|
By Gordon Marino, Wall Street Journal, Mon, 04 May 2015
The so-called fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao was a solid boxing exhibition, but it’s a safe bet that the next 85 years will produce something more exciting. There were no knockdowns and neither fighter was hurt during the 36 minutes of tepid action.
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EDITORIAL - World class rewards
By Editorial, The Philippine Star, Mon, 04 May 2015
The frenzied anticipation made the defeat more painful for Filipino boxing fans, although they were always aware that Floyd Mayweather Jr. was a formidable foe for homegrown boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. There were reports of an arm injury sustained in March, and Pacquiao himself reportedly though Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs
By Tim Dahlberg, The Associated Press, U-T San Diego, Mon, 04 May 2015
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done.
"No pictures, though," Mayweather said, sliding the check out of an envelope. "Don't want any pictures of it."
The check wi Read Full Story >>>
Fight of the Century? Close enough
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
SONAHR: LAS VEGAS, Nevada - May 3, 2015- So, did yesterday’s mega-bucks matchup between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao live up to its billing as the fight of the still-new 21st century? It came close enough. It went the distance, as did the then-Fight of the Century first clash between Muha Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Sr. upset, plans 'soul-searching' after son's win over Manny Pacquiao
By David Mayo, mlive.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
LAS VEGAS — In the glorious aftermath of victory, and having escaped being the side known for losing the richest fight of all time, there seemed to be at least some mild discord between the two Floyd Mayweathers.
It was not overt. But it was clear Floyd Mayweather Sr. was not pleased by the style Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: Don't be surprised if vulnerable 'Money May' losses last fight
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Mon, 04 May 2015
Fresh off winning the biggest fight of his career and one of the most significant in the entire history of the sport, Floyd Mayweather, who just earned a record-setting purse, should be on top of world.
... But he isn't.
Last night, fans witnessed in Floyd Mayweather a 'businessman' who finds Read Full Story >>>
5 tactics Floyd used to beat Pacman
By Marv Dumon, Examiner.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
On May 2nd, a young Floyd Mayweather, Jr, 38, fought an old Manny Pacquiao, 36. That's because Manny showed none of the dazzling footwork he's possessed in the past, while Floyd displayed incredible agility and movement in the ring.
Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images
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How Vegas denied Manny Pacquiao help for ‘Kobe’ injury
By Associated Press, New York Post, Mon, 04 May 2015
LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao said a right shoulder injury prevented him from fighting at his best in his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Nevada officials also denied Pacquiao’s request to take an anti-inflammatory shot in his dressing room before the fight Saturday night. The chairman of the Nevada At Read Full Story >>>
Analysis - Still an asterisk over Mayweather's legacy
By Reuters, SBS, Mon, 04 May 2015
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Heading into the much hyped 'Fight of the Century', Floyd Mayweather Jr. repeatedly said his welterweight showdown with Manny Pacquiao was all about defining his legacy while preserving a perfect record as a professional.
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Roy Jones Jnr Questions The Mayweather Legacy
By Sami Chamoun, Craziest Sports Fights, Mon, 04 May 2015
Roy Jones Jr. doesn’t believe a win over Pacquiao elevates Mayweather’s legacy all that much.
Jones Jr., a legendary boxer and current boxing analyst, told The MMA Hour that Mayweather would not be the best of all time simply by beating Pacquiao.
“No,” Jones Jr. said. “He’s not the greatest of Read Full Story >>>
What Historic Importance?
By Ted Sares, Boxing.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
Given the “Big Fizzle” nature of the boxing match, this so-called savior of boxing just might be the beginning of another end…
“Manny may test Floyd early but as soon as he learns what Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez did (that Mayweather has pop in his counterpunches), he will become more tentative and mor Read Full Story >>>
48-0: The Sunday Brunch
By Jesse Ian Lardies, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 04 May 2015
Hola amigos y familia, welcome to a fun-sized Butterfinger flavored edition of Panama City’s number one source for all things boxeo, The Sunday Brunch – We are Max Kellerman’s post-fight commentary to Manny Pacquiao. This week we’re having a little chit chat about a certain congressman and we are go Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather's dad is right... his son is just too talented for his own good
By Chris McKenna, Daily Star (UK), Mon, 04 May 2015
The greatest fighter of this era was booed out of the arena after outclassing Manny Pacquiao - the crowning glory of a remarkable 48-fight career.
Mayweather put in a near punch-perfect display as he cruised to a unanimous points win over the Filipino superstar at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas Read Full Story >>>
Pic: A truly idiotic Mayweather v Pacquiao conspiracy theory is sweeping the internet
By Ben Kiely, SportsJoe.ie, Mon, 04 May 2015
"And the winner by unanimous decision... wait, which corner did you start in?"
Break out your tin foil hats, there's a fresh conspiracy theory doing the rounds on the internet. No, the government aren't lacing tap water with mind-controlling serum, this one's about last night's "Fight of the Cen Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao results: Not for the Ages - Floyd and Manny's disappointing last caress
By David Castillo, Bloody Elbow, Mon, 04 May 2015
"I got something to say. I killed your baby today. And it doesn't matter much to me. As long as it's dead."
For some reason these crooning lyrics of Glenn Danzig's classic Misfits song buzzed about in my head after the Mayweather vs. Pacquaio fight. Maybe because it's easy to imagine Mayweather s Read Full Story >>>
Schaap: Events Like Last Night’s Boxing Match Are Hurting the Sport
By Trent Baker, Breitbart, Mon, 04 May 2015
During Sunday’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” on ABC, ESPN reporter Jeremy Schaap appeared as a guest to discuss the sport of boxing’s future, as well as Saturday’s boxing match between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in which Mayweather emerged as the victor.
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Why boxing isn't dead after Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
By Steven Muehlhausen, SportingNews.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
On Saturday night, "The Fight of the Century" took place as Floyd Mayweather beat Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision. Except for some brief moments, Mayweather controlled the fight and neutralized Pacquiao.
The fight generated buzz which is only seen in the Super Bowl. It was non-stop, wall-to Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao was 'pay for snooze'
NewsOK.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
If this wasn't the fight that killed boxing, nothing will.
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: the uber-bout that wasn’t. The so-called fight of the century was pay-per-snooze, a complete waste of everyone’s time and money — except in a boxing community now rolling in obscene amounts of cash, surely in di Read Full Story >>>
The Day the NBA Murdered Boxing: On Chris Paul and Pacquiao-Mayweather
By Fox Doucette, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 04 May 2015
By itself, boxing could probably have survived the all-hype, no-substance boring fight that happened last night between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. Really, anyone with an ounce of sense knew exactly how the fight was going to go—Floyd’s style was the Achilles heel of Manny’s strengths, Read Full Story >>>
Gunshots Fired in Vegas After May-Pac Fight, Betting Angle Being Reviewed
By Ankur Sinha, Liberty Voice, Mon, 04 May 2015
It has been reported that gunshots were fired in Las Vegas after midnight, following the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, and the betting angle is being reviewed. As per Las Vegas Metropolitan police, they are currently investigating the incident and are looking for suspects. O Read Full Story >>>
Winnipeg Filipinos call Pacquiao-Mayweather fight one big letdown
CBCNews, Mon, 04 May 2015
Winnipeg's Filipino community is recovering after welterweight star Manny Pacquiao lost to Floyd Mayweather in boxing's richest fight ever over the weekend.
Mayweather defeated "The Filipino Slugger" in 12 rounds in a unanimous decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night.
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Pacquiao was robbed, say boxing fans
Today Online (SG), Mon, 04 May 2015
SINGAPORE — Filipino Manny Pacquiao’s loss to undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr in their welterweight boxing showdown in Las Vegas was met with tears, anger and accusations of foul play in his homeland, as well as in Singapore, yesterday.
People in the Philippines flocked to stadiums and ci Read Full Story >>>
There Was a Private Jet Traffic Jam at Mayweather-Pacquiao
TotalProSports.com, Mon, 04 May 2015
I can’t speak directly on all the reasons that go into one’s using a private jet rather than any other mode of transportation, but I imagine one of the big selling points is that you don’t have to deal with traffic jams. Every rule has an exception, though, and yesterday the Floyd Mayweather vs Mann Read Full Story >>>
Mark Wahlberg loses his fight bet to P. Diddy
The Boston Globe, Mon, 04 May 2015
Mark Wahlberg’s wife Rhea Durham was trash-talking Floyd Mayweatheron Twitter long after Saturday night’s fight was over.
“Pacman is the true champion inside and out!!,” was one tweet.
“I have an idea! Maywether should pursue a career in track! Since all he can do is run,” was another.
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Floyd Mayweather stands tall as generation's best (and gets massive payday) in win over Manny Pacquiao
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Mon, 04 May 2015
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather headed toward his locker room, 90 minutes or so after he’d easily dispatched of Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden, fiddling with a piece of paper.
When he spied a familiar face, he beamed and motioned him over. He narrowly opened the paper to show a check that wa Read Full Story >>>
BOXING DEATH ROW: THE LAST MEAL
By Estace Yambot, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 03 May 2015
Last night, many people watched the Superbowl of boxing - Mayweather vs Pacquiao, two of the most accomplished fighters of their generation if not of all time.
The making of the fight took 5 years. The anticipation is inc Read Full Story >>>
MONEY MAN CONTROLS THE PACMAN
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 03 May 2015
Floyd Mayweather, doing what he does best in his 19-year professional career, brought to a halt Manny Pacquiao's attempt to deal him his first loss at the same tie delivering a strong message that he is the undisputed welterw Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao & INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO Epilogue To Premiere Next Saturday On SHOWTIME
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 03 May 2015
FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO TO PREMIERE ON SHOWTIME® NEXT SATURDAY, MAY 9
Delayed Telecast Begins At 9 p.m. ET/PT Immediately Followed By INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO Epilogue
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THE DAY THE WORLD LOSES WITH MANNY PACQUIAO
By Reni M. Valenzuela, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 03 May 2015
As promised, I didn’t watch the fight.
The title above was the first thought that dawned on me when I woke up this afternoon to hear the news which already I gleaned in my “dream” moments earlier - exactly the same scena Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather v Pacquiao: 'Mayweather held all the aces'
By Ben Dirs, BBC Sport, Sun, 03 May 2015
And, lo, a fight finally broke out in Las Vegas. Sort of. If that was the 'Fight of the Century' so far, it's a good job there are another 85 years to go.
Many people thought Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao would be one-sided. But not that one-sided.
Mayweather did what he almost al Read Full Story >>>
What's Next For Floyd Mayweather And Manny Pacquiao?
By Kurt Badenhausen, Forbes.com, Sun, 03 May 2015
Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Mayweather ran his record to 48-0 with the win, while Pacquiao fell to 57-6-2. The fight is expected to generate more than $400 million in total revenue, shattering the previous Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather shows he is a genius – but a lucky one – against Manny Pacquiao
By Kevin Mitchell, The Guardian, Sun, 03 May 2015
On a night of many riches – from the “cheap” seats in the gods to the impossibly well-heeled gathering near the lit square below – Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao did their best to deliver the fight everyone wanted, and they almost got there.
The unanimous decision in favour of the American, Read Full Story >>>
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