BOXING

  • Neymar pays tribute to boxer Floyd Mayweather after win Yesterday

    Barcelona: Spanish football club Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar has paid tribute to boxer Floyd Mayweather after his victory by a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. Mayweather bravely outfought Pacquiao to stretch his unbeaten overall fight record to 48-0 on Saturday. "Pacquiao is an amazing fighter but for me Floyd...
  • Boxing India chief Sandeep Jajodia appeals to state associations for support Yesterday

    New Delhi: Boxing India (BI) president Sandeep Jajodia on Sunday urged the boxing fraternity and state units to unanimously take a stand against the politics "which is corrupting the image of the game in the country". Jajodia in his appeal alleged that influential figures in the Indian Olympics Association (IOA) intentionally...
  • Amir Khan wants to be the next opponent of Floyd Mayweather Yesterday

    Las Vegas: Britain's former two-time light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan has said he wants to be the next opponent for Floyd Mayweather after watching ringside as the American outpointed Manny Pacquiao in the Las Vegas superfight on Saturday. Mayweather kept his unbeaten record with a unanimous points victory over Pacquiao in...
  • Manny Pacquiao's defeat disappoints millions of Filipinos Yesterday

    Manila: Millions of Filipinos groaned in disappointment on Sunday as their national hero Manny Pacquiao lost to American rival Floyd Mayweather in the boxing megabout. The nation of 100 million people ground to a halt as most people stopped to watch Pacquiao. Filipinos filled parks, squares, gymnasiums, cinemas and bars across...
  • Twitter reaction: Mayweather wins fight, Pacquiao wins hearts Yesterday

    Floyd Mayweather Jr cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats by improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday in a fight that lived up to its immense hype and price tag. Mayweather weathered an early assault from the Filipino southpaw before winning the later...
  • Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao to extend unbeaten run Yesterday

    Floyd Mayweather Jr cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats by improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao in a fight that lived up to its immense hype and price tag. ...
  • Boxing India secretary resigns ahead of SGM Yesterday

    Faced with a certain ouster, Boxing India Secretary General Jay Kowli has resigned ahead of BI's much-anticipated Special General Meeting on Sunday. Kowli was expected to be shown the door in the meeting during which a No Confidence Motion was to be presented against him and BI President Sandeep Jajodia. However, Kowli...
  • Manny Pacquiao says he lost due to a shoulder-injury handicap Yesterday

    Last Vegas: Filipino Manny Pacquiao said a shoulder injury hampered his bid to hand Floyd Mayweather a first ever defeat as a professional on Saturday as the American improved his record to 48-0 with a unanimous decision. Pacquiao, a 2-1 underdog going into the welterweight bout billed as the 'Fight of...
  • Floyd Mayweather cements his legacy, to retire in September Yesterday

    Las Vegas: Floyd Mayweather Jr cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats by improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday in a fight that lived up to its immense hype and price tag. Mayweather weathered an early assault from the Filipino southpaw before winning...
  • Manny Pacquiao's fans accuse of foul play in Floyd Mayweather's win Yesterday

    Manila: Manny Pacquiao's loss to undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr in their welterweight showdown in Las Vegas was met with tears, anger and accusations of foul play in his homeland of the Philippines on Sunday. The American weathered Pacquiao's early assault and seemed to get stronger as the fight wore on,...
  • Delay in Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was due to high TV demand Yesterday

    Las Vegas: The most anticipated boxing fight in years was delayed because of high pay-per-view demand causing problems for cable and satellite systems. Jim Lampley, the main telecaster for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao showdown in Las Vegas, told viewers on Saturday night that "electronic overload" caused cable and satellite operators to...
  • Angry Manny Pacquiao says 'actually I won', judges don't agree Yesterday

    There was an audible grumble in the MGM Grand Garden Arena crowd as the fans made their way to the exits - not so much for the decision, but for the visceral disappointment when a fight doesn't end with heavy damage to either fighter. "I outboxed him," Mayweather said. "He never...
  • Mayweather vs Pacquiao: a blow-by-blow account of the Fight of the Century Yesterday

    Opinions about the fight varied around Twitter and the Internet, but the decision was fairly uniform at ringside. The judges agreed on 10 of the 12 rounds, disagreeing only on the ninth and 10th rounds. Round 12 Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao hug in the center of the ring before the...
  • Floyd Mayweather extends his win record to 48-0 beating challenger Manny Pacquiao Yesterday

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. was money once again in the richest fight ever. Mayweather used his reach and his jab on Saturday night to frustrate Manny Pacquiao, piling up enough points to win a unanimous decision in their welterweight title bout. Mayweather remained unbeaten in 48 fights with a win that cemented...
  • As it happened: Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Yesterday

    For Live Updates, Scroll down to the bottom of the page) It's the richest fight ever, with staggering paydays and ticket prices to match. For one night, at least, boxing will be back center stage, with the world waiting to see what unfolds. And the big question is this: Can Floyd...
  • Boxers Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao set for momentous bout 2 days ago

    Las Vegas: Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao weighed in below the welterweight limit before a packed arena of screaming, singing fans anticipating the landmark bout on Saturday. A day before Mayweather and Pacquiao finally meet in the richest event in boxing history, they took the stage in an MGM Grand...
  • Mayweather and Pacquiao promise to deliver on hype 2 days ago

    Las Vegas: Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao weighed in for what has been labelled the 'Fight of the Century' on Friday, promising to deliver on the massive hype and give fans the excitement they deserve. What had been a subdued buildup to the most anticipated fight in decades exploded to...
  • Mayweather-Pacquiao nothing more than an epic scam 2 days ago

    We've been told this is one of the greatest sporting events of all time. Maybe five to 10 years ago, but not now. Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao is a matchup of two fighters past their prime looking to make one last massive score, assuming 3 million or so takers come along...
  • Just what kind of fight will Mayweather-Pacquiao be? 2 days ago

    Las Vegas: Five years in the making, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao meet Saturday night in the richest - and arguably most overhyped - fight in the history of the sport. Their styles have been analyzed endlessly and their minds dissected as much as possible. And it still remains anyone's...
  • Mayweather vs Pacquaio: Eight things that might decide the winner 2 days ago

    The most exciting and perhaps the most awaited Saturday in the history of professional boxing is here. The world will turn its eyes to Las Vegas where between the ropes will take place perhaps the 'Fight of the Century' - Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. The MGM Grand in Las...
  • Could there be a rematch of Mayweather-Pacquiao? 2 days ago

    Las Vegas: The ink was barely dry on the contracts signed by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao when the question first came up. What's to prevent the two best fighters in the world from doing it again? Plenty, though the amount of money put on a draw in this city's legal...
  • Mayweather vs Pacquiao: 7 out-of-the-ring facts about the two fighters 2 days ago

    The world is hours away now from one of the most anticipated fights inside a square ring surrounded by ropes, as Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather face off in what is being dubbed as the 'Fight of the Century'. The fight for the WBC title will take place at the...
  • Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao promise to deliver on hype 2 days ago

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao weighed in for what has been labelled the 'Fight of the Century' on Friday, promising to deliver on the massive hype and give fans the excitement they deserve. What had been a subdued buildup to the most anticipated fight in decades exploded to life when...
  • Mayweather-Pacquiao tops unbelievable Saturday sports lineup 2 days ago

    The most-anticipated fight of all time. The best-known horse race. The premier baseball rivalry. The NFL draft. And those are just the highlights. Super Saturday - perhaps a day unlike any other in the history of sport - awaits. Stock the refrigerator, replace the remote batteries, get the weekend errands done early, invite...
  • Embattled Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia sends letter to AIBA 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Faced with a revolt ahead of a much-anticipated Special General Meeting, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Friday wrote to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) apprising the world governing body of the crisis in BI. Jajodia, who is facing a No Confidence Motion in the SGM scheduled for May...
  • Mayweather vs Pacquiao: The fight of the century 3 days ago

    It will be a blockbuster Sunday in Las Vegas - the most anticipated fight in the recent past will unfold - as Floyd Mayweather will square off against World Champion Manny Pacquiao. ...
  • Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Mike Tyson feels Mayweather is 'delusional' 3 days ago

    Controversy can't be far away when Floyd Mayweather Jr is the centre of attraction, and days before his money-raking 'Fight of the Century' against Filipino challenger Manny Pacquiao, he has said something thar ruffled the feathers of another boxing great Mike Tyson. Responding to Mayweather's belief that he's the greatest boxer...
  • Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Richest fight ever a gold mine for bookies 3 days ago

    Las Vegas: Days before the fight, one Manny Pacquiao believer had already put $500,000 on his man in the MGM Grand sports book. Now, book operator Jay Rood is working hard to balance the action. "Hopefully by this evening we'll have taken a million-dollar bet on Mayweather," Rood said Thursday. "We're trying...