“Sugar” Shane Mosley, one of America’s greatest active pugilists, lounges in his Big Bear, California, chalet and looks across a forest of wind-whipped pine trees “conjuring” how he will defeat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Manny Pacquiao is fully focused on next month’s fight with Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas despite the typhoon which has devastated parts of his native Philippines, insists his trainer.
“I’m surrounded by ghosts,” Sting says.
It has long been the final destination for terminally ill patients who want to end their lives, offering what many consider to be a dignified way out of their suffering. It featured scenes of a worried Roach pleading with his fighter to move their training camp from Baguio as another typhoon was forecast to land.
Floyd Mayweather Jr made a triumphant return to the ring with a unanimous 12-round points decision over Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas.
The world’s top pound-for-pound fighter, Manny Pacquiao, will attempt to win a world title in a fourth division by taking on three-time world champion Miguel Cotto in his next bout. The Filipino boxer will fight the 28-year-old Puerto Rican for the WBO welterweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, America on November 14 it has been confirmed. Promoter Bob Arum, who represents both fighters, announced that although contracts still need to be signed, verbal agreements have been given: “I’m very excited about this because it’s a good fight for boxing [and] it wasn’t difficult to do, because they both wanted the fight,” Arum told the Los Angeles Times
Manny Pacquiao has been ordered to delay his triumphant return to the Philippines as a precaution against the spread of swine flu from the United States.
The Philippines has asked boxing idol Manny Pacquiao to delay his hero’s return to the country as a precaution against the spread of swine flu from the United States. Pacquiao, considered by many to be the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, cemented his reputation Saturday night when he knocked out British boxer Ricky Hatton in the second round of a match in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 30-year-old is a national hero in the Philippines where his bouts bring the country to a standstill.
Manny Pacquiao’s two-round demolition of Ricky Hatton has set up the prospect of the biggest money-spinning fight in the history of boxing. The Filipino knocked out the plucky but outclassed Briton in Las Vegas on Saturday night — earning him by a conservative estimate at least $2 million dollars per minute. Hatton, who could well now hang up his gloves, will pocket more than $8 million as a consolation
Manny Pacquiao, often considered the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, cemented his reputation Saturday night when he knocked out British boxer Ricky Hatton in the second round. “That was two of the most exciting rounds I have seen in my career,” said Chris Mannix, a writer for Sports Illustrated.