Pacquiao vs Thurman Next? Unification Bout Reportedly In the Works

The top-heavy welterweight division is reportedly in the works to deliver another unification bout, and it doesn’t involve Terence Crawford or Errol Spence Jr. On Wednesday, Mike Coppinger of Fox Sports tweeted that WBA world champion Manny Pacquiao and WBA super world champion Keith Thurman are closing in on a July 2oth pay-per-view showdown to unify their versions of the welterweight title strap. In their respective previous outings, Manny Pacquiao dominated Adrien Broner to win by unanimous decision to retain the strap while Thurman defeated Josesito Lopez in his first fight in nearly two years due to injury. Both bouts took place in January of this year. What does this fight mean for the welterweight…

Manny Pacquiao Says He Will Fight Adrien Broner In January

First a signing with Al Haymon and now a fight against Adrien Broner on the horizon for Manny Pacquiao? reports that Manny Pacquiao says his next trip to the ring will come against “the Problem” during the month of January. The 39-year-old Filipino boxing icon said the fight with Broner could be held either on Jan. 12 or 19, likely in Las Vegas. According to, Pacquiao made the announcement on Wednesday night when he was introduced as the latest ambassador of International Sports Promotion Society at Makati Shangrila Hotel. “Broner, Adrien Broner,” said Pacquiao when asked by Spin on who he’s going to fight next. “I think either January 12 or 19.” Pacquiao…

Manny Pacquiao Announces on Instagram His Independence From Top Rank

Following his decisive win over Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, newly minted WBA welterweight champion took to social media to clarify who will guide his boxing career from this point forward. In a short, but direct, post on Instagram, Pacquiao says he will be making the decisions. Not long time promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank Boxing. I, through MP Promotions, will be handling any and all negotiations for my next fight. Nobody is authorized to speak on my behalf. You know my number, call me. Speaking to Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times, Arum will be flying to the Phillippines for a last-ditch effort to salvage the relationship with Pacquiao. Arum said…

Watch Manny Pacquiao KO Lucas Matthysse in the 7th To Win Title (Video)

Manny Pacquiao dusted off his former dominance to defeat Lucas Matthysse Saturday night in Malaysia. Scoring a knockdown in round 5 before delivering the finishing blow in round 7, Pacquiao not only notches his first knockout win since 2009 against Miguel Cotto, but he also picks up the WBA “regular” welterweight title. What’s next for Pacquiao? Pacquiao failed to name any potential opponents during his post-fight interview and will instead return to his senatorial responsibilities in the Phillippines. Names looming atop the 147 division include Terence Crawford, Errol Spence Jr., and the winner of the upcoming Danny Garcia vs Shawn Porter bout. To see Pacquiao’s knockout win against Lucas Matthysse, click below. .@MannyPacquiao drops Lucas…

Stephen A. Smith To Call Upcoming Pacquiao vs Bradley Fight

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 Stream: Pacquiao vs Bradley Final Press Conference 11AM PT

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 Stream: 3PM PT Pacquiao Closed Gym Training Session

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

[Push Play] Pac vs Bradley 3 Undercard Workout Highlights

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.

[Push Play] Oscar Valdez, Jose Ramirez Workout In LA

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

Robert Garcia: “Gradovich HAS to Win. The Odds Are Against Us”

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.