Floyd Mayweather Jr
Virgil Hunter, renowned boxing trainer, talks Mayweather-Pacquiao and his new role as a CBS Sports boxing analyst.
First it was Floyd Mayweather, Jr. poaching all potential sparring partners from Manny Pacquiao.
The richest fight in boxing history is getting even richer. And that’s before the first ticket has even been sold.
The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight is so naturally radiant that the two participants eschewed the obligatory, cross-country, promotional tour.
UFC President Dana White says he’s trying to secure tickets to the May 2 fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. He also has an opinion on who will win the fight.
Experts have wondered if this fight, in a strict boxing sense, was announced five years too late. Maybe. But it doesn’t matter.
Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Jesse Holley boldly said that he could defeat Ronda Rousey in the Octagon. Dana White disagrees.
Manny Pacquiao was out walking the red carpet by the time Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrived, fashionably late for their first appearance together to promote a fight that really needs no promoting.
The two boxers will get together March 11 in Los Angeles for the only press conference before the week of the fight, organizers said Monday.
Let’s discard the nonsense that this is just another fight, or that it doesn’t feed a starving sport.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing’s richest fight ever.
In the endless nuance, childish pride, and politics of the most-publicly and endlessly negotiated sporting event in human history, semantics matter. More than the money, more than the fight, more than legacy.