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  • Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight

    Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. Las Vegas is filling up fast ahead of the much-anticipated May 2…

    The Associated Press
  • Boxing-Retailers make a killing ahead of Pacquiao-Mayweather megafight

    Sales of Manny Pacquiao boxing gear and effects have soared as much as 10 times ahead of his May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather, with Philippine retailers struggling to cope with demand from fans snapping up any paraphernalia they could find. Online and front-end retailers are seeing record…

    Reuters
  • Roach's dream: A master plan for Pacquiao to beat Mayweather

    Freddie Roach's hip is killing him, and his sternum feels like somebody dropped an anvil on his chest. His assistants could be in the Wild Card gym's ring with Manny Pacquiao, absorbing the punishment that's inevitable when you work the mitts with an eight-division champion preparing for the…

    The Associated Press
  • Boxing-Former champ Lewis offers tips to Klitschko challenger

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Champion Wladimir Klitschko and challenger Bryant Jennings each had a special guest at Friday's weigh-in for their heavyweight title clash, with former champions Vitali Klitschko and Lennox Lewis on hand. The title holder's older brother was able to take…

    Reuters
  • Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence

    World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr...

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  • Jack outpoints Dirrell for WBC super-middleweight title

    CHICAGO (AP) — Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title.

    Associated Press
  • Pacquiao planning to skip MGM arrival in sign of displeasure

    Manny Pacquiao isn't feeling much love for the hotel where he will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in boxing's richest fight ever. Pacquiao plans to skip a Tuesday ceremony at the MGM Grand marking formal fighter arrivals, an event that has been standard at the hotel for major championship fights.…

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    RADIO: Diehard boxing fans shut out of Mayweather-Pacquiao?

    Yahoo! Sports's Kevin Iole, joins "Primecut" to discuss the crazy ticket prices that will drive away boxing fans from seeing Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd.

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  • Mayweather, Pacquiao bout delivers knockout ticket prices

    Tickets for the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally hit the market on Thursday and unless your name is Warren Buffet or Madonna you will probably have to watch the May 2 bout on pay-per-view. Prices on Ticketmaster ranged between $1,500 to $7,500 and those tickets were…

    Reuters
  • Doing the math on boxing's biggest bout

    The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao match will likely be the richest in boxing history. Here's how the money will get to the fighters.

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  • Boxing-Bouts from different eras can't be ranked- Arum

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES, April 24 (Reuters) - Next week's fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the most lucrative ever in boxing but that does not necessarily make it the biggest of all time, veteran promoter Bob Arum told Reuters. The heavily anticipated…

    Reuters
  • Foreman favors Pacquiao to defeat Mayweather

    Former world heavyweight champion George Foreman likes Manny Pacquiao over unbeaten Floyd Mayweather in their welterweight showdown next week in Las Vegas and warns a loss could devastate Mayweather. Mayweather will come on in the last rounds but it will be too late. "Mayweather starts off early…

    AFP
  • Boxer Mayweather's violent history ignored, women's advocates say

    By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather prepares for his May 2 bout against Manny Pacquiao, women's advocates believe his history of domestic violence is merely a footnote to the biggest fight in years. Mayweather hit his ex-girlfriend in front of two of…

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    $10,973: Average Price for Pacquiao-Mayweather Ticket

    April 24 -- On “Big Number” Bloomberg’s Betty Liu rpeorts on the average ticket price for the upcoming Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather boxing match. Liu speaks on “In The Loop.”

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  • Big fight is not Hagler-Hearns, so don't expect a knockout

    Tommy Hearns understood what was expected from him the night 30 years ago when he stepped into the ring to face Marvin Hagler for the middleweight title. There's no evidence that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will put on anything close to the epic three-rounder that was Hagler-Hearns.…

    The Associated Press
  • Maloney back as boxing promoter after sex change

    Weeks after completing a sex change, the boxing promoter behind Lennox Lewis' rise to world heavyweight champion is back working in the sport. ''I may have had a body modification,'' Kellie Maloney said Thursday after announcing the resumption of a 30-year career as a promoter, ''but I haven't had…

    The Associated Press
  • Mayweather-Pacquiao secondary ticket market predictably insane

    Cheapest ticket for the megafight starts at $6,100 and rises all the way into the six figures.

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  • Pacquiao-Mayweather shadow looms over Klitschko

    Heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko, the dominant star of what was once the sport's most glamorous division, is struggling to get attention for his New York title defense Saturday. Seldom is the 1.98m Ukraine giant dwarfed by anything, but the huge interest in next week's long-awaited…

    AFP