ESPN's Dan Rafael Seems Like He Could Use A Nap

ESPN boxing writer Dan Rafael is, as our own Iron Mike Gallego has long enjoyed pointing out, a stooge and a nitwit, but the run-up to the announcement of the long-delayed Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao bout has revealed something else about him: Like much of the rest of the boxing media but even more so, he… » 2/20/15 10:21am 2/20/15 10:21am

Mayweather And Pacquiao Meet For The First Time

It seems incredible that for all their ducking and dodging and posturing and close calls, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had never met face-to-face before last night. But with both sitting courtside at the Miami Heat game—directly opposite each other, as it worked out—the two wandered over at halftime for a brief… » 1/28/15 9:09am 1/28/15 9:09am

Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao Is (Maybe) Happening, Five Years Too Late

Manny Pacquiao has reportedly agreed to two of the key obstacles holding up his long-awaited showdown with Floyd Mayweather, Jr. First, a 60/40 split of the revenue, with Pacquiao's side taking the short end; second, a fight date on May 2, Cinco De Mayo weekend, a popular date for pay per view cards featuring Mexican… » 1/14/15 1:25pm 1/14/15 1:25pm

Trainer Picks Worst Time To Claim His Fighter Will KO Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao beat the hell out of Chris Algieri on his way to retaining his welterweight world title this weekend. Pacquiao won a unanimous decision, thanks in large part to the fact that he knocked Algieri down six times in 12 rounds. One of those knockdowns was accompanied by some ill-timed yet hilarious… » 11/24/14 2:53pm 11/24/14 2:53pm

Manny Pacquiao Is Back, But Will Manny Pacquiao Ever Be Back?

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. » 11/24/13 12:08pm 11/24/13 12:08pm

Manny Pacquiao's Entourage Allegedly Attacked A Photographer For Taking…

According to Yahoo Sports, two members of Manny Pacquiao's entourage attacked photographer Al Bello because he was taking pictures of the knocked-out Pacquiao at the conclusion of Saturday's fight. Bello spoke to Yahoo, which also has photos of the incident, about the the alleged attack yesterday: » 12/12/12 3:23pm 12/12/12 3:23pm

Photoshop Contest: Knocked-Out Manny Pacquiao

The knockout that Manny Pacquiao suffered at the hands of Juan Márquez on Saturday night was one of the most vicious you will ever see. While the boxing world continues to reel at the Pac-Man's downfall, we just can't stop laughing at the sight of Pacquiao laying unconscious on the mat, his arms tucked neatly… » 12/11/12 11:10am 12/11/12 11:10am

Manny Pacquiao's Mom Thinks He Lost Because He's No Longer A Catholic

Manny Pacquiao got knocked out on a devastating punch by Juan Manuel Márquez in the sixth round. Like many people, Filipinos were in utter shock to see their idol faceplant in the ring. Pacquiao's mom, however, provided a rational, well thought-out reason as to why her son lost his welterweight bout. » 12/10/12 5:00pm 12/10/12 5:00pm