HBO and Showtime are doing backflips and handstands in their offices today. Reports have confirmed that the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2 broke all pay per view records. HBO/Showtime have announced to the world that MayPac generated 4.4 million buys and brought in $400 million in revenue just from the U.S. alone.
When you factor international sales, the live...
Michael Jordan is not only the greatest NBA player of all time, but he can also keep the peace too, apparently.
Jordan was in Las Vegas over the past weekend with his wife, Yvette, to watch Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao square off in the “fight of the century.”
When the fight concluded—with Mayweather emerging victorious—Jordan left the MGM Grand. On his way...
After their mega-fight Saturday night, we found out that Manny Pacquiao entered the ring against Floyd Mayweather with a severely torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. While the fact that the Filipino slugger wasn’t 100 percent healthy may not have altered the outcome of the fight, it almost certainly changed how it was contested.
On Wednesday, Dr. Neal ElAttrache informed...
Not disclosing his shoulder injury going into the May 2 fight versus Floyd Mayweather already has Manny Pacquiao facing penalties from the Nevada Athletic Commission. The boxer may be fined or suspended for not saying he was injured on a questionnaire filled out before the match. Pacquiao suffered a torn rotator cuff that will require surgery and keep him out of the ring for nine...
One of the biggest phenomena of Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay per view fight was how many people were streaming the event through the Periscope app as they were watching from their homes. Some intrepid streamers were bold enough to go live inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas where the fight was taking place.
As estimates of the fight buys look as...
Two fans filed a class action lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao and his team for failing to disclose a serious shoulder injury prior to the fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. last weekend. After losing to Mayweather by unanimous decision, Pacquiao’s camp said the fighter was trying to compete despite a severe shoulder injury. They blamed the...Read More
Manny Pacquiao lost to Floyd Mayweather by unanimous decision Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
He didn’t agree with the outcome.
Minutes after the final bell, Pacquiao told Max Kellerman in his post-fight interview “I thought I won the fight.”
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You could argue that Pacquiao landed the most memorable...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. not only defeated Manny Pacquiao easily by unanimous decision, but he also taunted his opponent in the process. Mayweather won the fight 116-112 on two cards and 118-110 on the other. He out-pointed Pacquiao easily and with the exception of flurries, dodged most punches Pac-Man threw. At one point when he was...Read More
Jimmy Kimmel was part of Manny Pacquiao’s entourage for the Filipino’s fight with Floyd Mayweather Saturday night in Las Vegas and stole the show with his great T-shirt. Kimmel had a shirt featuring Pac-Man eating a bunch of little Mayweather faces instead of ghosts. Alternatively, we’ve seen the cool T-shirt Pacquiao has worn featuring a...Read More
Manny Pacquiao has received support from many parties leading up to his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Saturday, and one of the more notable well-wishes he received came from Jerry Jones. The Dallas Cowboys owner has a history with Pac-Man and hosted two of the Filipino fighter’s bouts in 2010 when he opened up his...Read More