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  • Manny Pacquiao
    AN OLDER PACQUIAO IS STILL A DANGEROUS PACQUIAO
    When I watched Manny Pacquiao throttle Timothy Bradley for the second time a few weeks ago, I noticed a few subtle changes in his attack. I've been asked about 20 times by fans if I thought that Manny Pacquiao had lost a step. The answer to...
  • Pacman
    Arum says this is a "must win" for Pacquiao
    In a recent Podcast of mine with Top Rank head Bob Arum, he said that the upcoming fight between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios is a "must win" fight for Manny. Arum made it clear that a win for Pacquiao was a must, and he's...
  • Talk about bad blood...
    The Superfight Edition Pt. [IX]: The Return of Vengeance
    [The following sequence takes place in June 2013.]They avoid the throng of assembled media and fans waiting outside of Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Gym by slipping through the backdoor. The attempt of diversion has worked, as their security...
  • Pacquiao will return to the ring in November.
    Big Fight Preview: Manny Pacquaio vs Brandon Rios
    "Absolution- will be yours."Victor, from UnderworldWe got our first look atManny PacquiaoandBrandon Rios face-to-facemonthsagoin China, in whatpromises to be a blockbusterfor boxing. If the beautiful Venetian Resort & Casino in Macao...
  • Marquez hurls his "mighty' right on Mayweather
    Juan Manuel Marquez: Reasonable Doubt.
    "If he dominates or knocks out Pacquiao, he likely won't receive the acclaim and the respect he seeks because so many would believe it to be a tainted victory."Kevin Iole, Yahoo!Expert on December 6, 2012We're not talking about...
  • Pacquiao turned in a stylistic masterpiece against Margarito
    Pacquiao's greatest victory, was also his costliest defeat.
    Irony knows many forms. For Manny Pacquiao,it couldn't possibly be more evident than his last performance on December 8, 2012.The entire boxing world knows what happened.The thing is, he looked in everyway like the offensive virtuousowe've...
  • Pacquiao Marquez 4
    Not enough evidence to suggest that Pacquiao has Parkinson's‏
    I have made a point to refrain from writing personal attacks against other boxing writers under the guise of boxing articles. I have noticed that the Internet is awash with the works of writers who don’t follow the same ethical standard.I...
  • Paul Williams, knocked out and crashing to the canvas
    10 of the hottest knockouts ever.
    No fan of boxing tunes in to watch a fight go the distance.No.And while we don’t want anyone to die, we don’t really care if it looks like someone did for at least 10 seconds (this is a terrible admission- but you know it’s true)...
  • Pacquiao stands tall in defeat.
    Pacquiao goes out on his shield
    “See through you- we can.”Yoda. A long time ago, in a time far far away, Muhammed Ali, then still known by many as Cassius Clay, hit Sonny Liston and subsequently knocked him out with what came to be known as “The Phantom Punch...
  • classic boxing lore
    A boxing lore for the ages
    By DAVID CASUCOLOS ANGELES – The Chinese calendar regards the number four as a highly unlucky number, a harbinger of terrible things. So then, when the Pacquiao-Marquez fourth fight (read: no. 4) took form I was thinking Hemingway: For whom...
  • Pacquiao
    I got two words for Manny Pacquiao THANK YOU!
    Anyone with a pulse who likes boxing saw the right hand that Juan Manuel Marquez threw that sent an 8 division world champion crashing to the floor. Pacquiao was brutally knocked out and it took several minutes for him to regainconsciousness....
  • Una mas time
    Final, random thoughts on Pacquiao-Marquez 4
    One can only write so many things about Pacquiao-Marquez 4 and just about everything that can be written has already been. The initial announcement of the 4th meeting between the two warriors didn't generate a lot of buzz but that has...
  • Pacquiao assaults Marquez
    5 things Pacquiao must do to beat Marquez
    The scorecard may read that Manny Pacquiao has won two of the three encounters between himself and Juan Manual Marquez. But has he really beaten him? Marquez has essentially faced and disrupted three different versions of the destructive Filipino,...
  • pacquiao-marquez 4
    How do you solve a problem like J.M. Marquez?
    By DAVID CASUCOLOS ANGELES – How do you solve a problem like Juan Manuel Marquez?Manny Pacquiao, 33 going 34, who is Boxing Writers of America Fighter of the Decade is thinking knockout even as Freddie Roach, his Hall of Fame trainer, admits...
  • Manny Pacquiao
    Pacquiao wants revenge
    By Bert EljeraLAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao wants his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title back - and he wants to earn it in the ring."People may think I just usurped it," Pacquiao said in Manila Wednesday when asked if he...