• Pacquiao to undergo shoulder surgery, may be out for ’12 months’

    Pacquiao to undergo shoulder surgery, may be out for ’12 months’

    It was learnt that Manny Pacquiao’s camp accused the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday of denying them treatment for an injury to his right shoulder which will now require surgery to repair.

    Pacquiao, who lost a unanimous decision to Floyd Mayweather in their welterweight unification fight on Saturday, is expected to undergo surgery later this week for a torn rotator cuff, ESPN reported on Monday.

    Dr. Neal ElAttrache described the tear as “significant” and said Pacquiao could be out between nine and […]

  • Mayweather pockets $100M by beating Pacquiao

    Mayweather pockets $100M by beating Pacquiao

     

    Fifty is a nice round number, but it can’t compare to the nine figures on the check Floyd Mayweather collected after beating Manny Pacquiao on Saturday.

    “For my team to hand me a $100 million check is remarkable,” said Mayweather, whose take from the long-awaited mega-fight with Pacquiao could eventually swell to as high as $200 million once all the record-breaking revenue is counted.

    The man who has named himself “Money” said the payout was all part of a “brilliant game plan” […]

  • Battle for greatness, Mayweather versus Pacquiao

    Battle for greatness, Mayweather versus Pacquiao

    Billed as Battle for Greatness or The Fight of the Century, the $400 million fight between eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated, five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr is a must-watch. The fight is set to generate an estimated $400m (£265m). American Mayweather scaled 146lb – one pound under the welterweight limit – and Pacquiao of the Philippines 145lb. The pair will fight for the WBC, WBA and WBO welterweight titles.

    “I believe that with my skills, I’m going […]

  • Am ready to fight mayweather-Pacquiao

    Am ready to fight mayweather-Pacquiao

    It was gathered that Manny Pacquiao pronounced himself ready to fight Floyd Mayweather, saying he’s willing to engage the unbeaten American in the middle of the ring if that’s what it takes to win,AFP reports.

    The eagerly-anticipated May 2 welterweight unification showdown in Las Vegas promises to be the most lucrative fight in boxing history.