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Manny Pacquiao a Favorite for the Academy's Athlete of the Year Award

04/12/2009 11:22
It’s early in the voting stages, but Manny Pacquiao is among the leading contenders early in the selection for the United States Sports Academy’s 2009 Athlete of the Year. But there was a surge from another competitor that has put Manny behind. ...

DALLAS, MGM GRAND VIE FOR PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER FIGHT

04/12/2009 11:21
Pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao hasn’t signed off yet on a deal to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr in March 13 but the struggle is on by competing venues which has basically boiled down to the billion dollar Dallas Cowboys spanking new stadium in Texas and the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,...

“WORLD’S GREATEST EVER BOXER” VOTING GENERATES DEBATE

04/12/2009 11:20
The “World’s Greatest Ever Boxer” project has generated enormous debate and interest as the global boxing community vote to determine once and for all “who is the greatest ever.” The project has many components but it is with great regret that the organizers have decided not to stage the awards...

Fights of the decade

30/11/2009 09:28
Yahoo! Sports' decade in review takes to the ring for a series of boxing-related top-fives. Next up is the fights of the decade, featuring five sensational bouts that electrified the sport. Share your thoughts and comments below. 5. Israel Vazquez beats Rafael Marquez, August 4, 2007 – WBC...

Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather: Odds are 80 million to 1 that the fight happens

30/11/2009 09:28
  $80 million must have got Floyd's attention. AP Photo / Alastair Grant News hit the media this weekend that negotiations for the Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather fight have gone very well. Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum and Floyd Mayweather representative, Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer sat...

Super Middleweight contender Allan Green takes a deep and dark look at the Welterweight Division

30/11/2009 09:27
Sometimes you need to be around someone face to face to fully appreciate them and get a true understanding for who they are. Such was the case for me with Super Middleweight contender Allan Green. Before meeting him I had wondered if the Tulsa, Oklahoma native was a little too outspoken for his own...

Pacquiao stamps class as global celebrity

30/11/2009 09:26
MANILA, Philippines - No other Filipino athlete has been able to transcend national barriers to become a world-wide celebrity with Manny Pacquiao reaffirming his legacy as one of the all-time greats in boxing by capturing seven titles in seven weight divisions, an unprecedented feat in the fight...

Manny Pacquiao confirms his status as lord of the rings

16/11/2009 12:11
Hit record: Pacquiao lands another punch to the head of Cotto   div#related-article-links p a, div#related-article-links p a:visited { color:#06c; } Modesty and greatness seldom go hand in hand, but in Manny Pacquiao they do. The brilliant and engaging...

Pacquiao shows greatness in small package

16/11/2009 12:10
LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao had a hat perched jauntily on his head, a bandage wrapped neatly around his right ear. His real work done for the night, he was heading down the Las Vegas Strip to sing a few songs with his band. Everyone was invited, but there was a catch. "Of course, you have to buy...

Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao is new dream fight on the cards

16/11/2009 12:09
Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao is new dream fight on the cards • Pacquiao wins world title at seventh different weight • Mayweather's money problems make welter bout possible Buzz up! Digg it Lawrence Donegan in Las Vegas guardian.co.uk, Sunday 15...
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