With the Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas showdown rapidly approaching on Monday, Top Rank revealed who will head up the fight card broadcast team and it’s lead by none other than Stephen A. Smith. Smith’s statement regarding his upcoming assignment appeared in a press release issued by Top Rank Boxing. “To say I’m incredibly excited would be an understatement,” said Smith. “Anyone who knows me knows I fell in love with boxing from the time I was three-years-old, when my Dad showed me Muhammad Ali beating Jerry Quarry in October 1970. Ever since that day, Boxing has been a passion of mine. But never — ever — in my wildest dreams did I imagine I’d ever…
LIVE from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, watch Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley meet for their final press conference before Saturday night’s big PPV showdown. In addition to their last pre-fight press conference, tune in and see what could be Manny Pacquiao’s last pre-fight press conference before heading into retirement. Joining the combatants their respective trainers Freddy Roach and Teddy Atlas. The veteran trainers have been engaging in their own war of words outside the ring and it will be interesting to see if it carries over to today’s meeting. Pacquiao vs Bradley goes down Saturday night at the MGM and LIVE on HBO PPV. This fight is promoted by Top Rank Promotions.
LIVE from the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, get a bird’s eye view as Manny Pacquiao’s trains with the cameras rolling. The workout begins at 6PM ET/ 3PM PT
Gathering at the Fortune Gym in Los Angeles, CA, participants from the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy rematch worked out for the media ahead of their respective bouts. Plus interviews with Robert Garcia and Top Rank chief Bob Arum.
Ahead of their respective clashes on the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley PPV event in Las Vegas, blue chip prospect Oscar Valdez and Jose Ramirez worked out for the media at the Fortune Gym in Hollywood, CA. With Top Rank chief Bob Arum on hand for the festivities the rising prospects gave a sneak peak at their conditioning and preparation for these all important bouts. Fights that have all the potential to steal the show from the main event. cover photo credit: Mikey Williams
At Tuesday’s open media workout in Los Angeles, Robert Garcia, trainer of Evgeny Gradovich says his fighter is in a must win situation against blue chip prospect Oscar Valdez. Although Gradovich is the by far the more seasoned and battled tested fighter, Valdez brings a youth and hunger to the ring that is undeniable.
On Tuesday’s Pacquiao vs Bradley undercard media workout in Los Angeles, Top Rank chief Bob Arum was on hand to discuss the stacked card that he’s been billing as the “anti-Trump” card given the number of Mexicans competing on the card. In a candid interview with Jeandra LeBeauf, Arum discusses the ill-timed and offensive comments made by Manny Pacquiao and why Donald Trump is dangerous to this country with what he calls “preaching hate.” Enjoy the full video below.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA — At Tuesday’s press conference in Beverly Hills to formally announce his upcoming trilogy fight with Timothy Bradley, future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao teased that the bout may not be his last.
Beverly Hills, CA — At today’s kick off press conference for the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley trilogy fight in Las Vegas on April 9th, Hall of Fame trainer Teddy Atlas says his guy, Timothy Bradley, is Tom Brady in what he deems the super bowl of boxing. “This is the Super Bowl, and I have Brady,” said Atlas before the Los Angeles based media. To watch the speech in it’s entirety, click below.
BEVERLY HILLS – Tuesday at 12:30PM PT, future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao and WBO welterweight super champion Timothy Bradley come together once more to formally announce the final stanza of their trilogy scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on April 9th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and you can watch it here LIVE. The first stop on a two city tour the combatants will be joined by their respective trainers Freddy Roach, Teddy Atlas and Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum.