The week in boxing news was dominated by a fighter who isn’t even currently in training: Manny Pacquiao. Even after an uninspired and perhaps compromised performance against Floyd Mayweather, Pacquiao remains the biggest, most marketable name in the sport. And the race to be Pacquiao’s next foe—in what Pacquiao claims…
Manny Pacquiao worked Brandon Rios over for 12 rounds early this morning in a fight that more resembled sound check at a reunion tour than a match in contest. Whether or not that's enough to launch Pacquiao back into the realm of "men who might actually be able to knock Floyd the hell out" remains to be seen.
Trainers for Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios had to be separated after an altercation in Macau this morning, ahead of their scheduled fight.
Prepping for his fight with Manny Pacquiao, Margarito and Rios made some ill-advised jokes about Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach's Parkinson's disease. The video, shot by a FanHouse "reporter," was edited to take out the bad stuff, then deleted altogether. Here it is.
LAS VEGAS — On Sept. 11, firefighters in Clark County, Nev., somberly parked their trucks in front of the New York, New York casino, complementing a fake NY Fire boat on a fake lake underneath a fake Statue of Liberty.