A lot of fans are disappointed that Manny Pacquiao is likely going to face little known Australian fighter Jeff Horn next, but his promoter Bob Arum says there may be larger plans in store for the veteran Filipino fighter. After facing Horn in Brisbane on April 23rd, Arum is floating the i...
It seems that in recent boxing history, there hasn’t been more than one big Pay-Per-View bout per month.  It goes without saying that PPV is really expensive, and for most it is tough to put down the money to see just one fight in a month. In November of course, there are two big P...
-OpeningRound Staff In what seems to be a consistent pattern with British boxer Amir Khan, negotiations have fallen apart for a prospective megafight for him. Khan has backed out of talks with Manny Pacquiao, and similarly to his failed negotiations with Floyd Mayweather, blamed the other...
-OpeningRound Staff Manny Pacquiao announced today that he would likely retire next year after one final fight to focus on his political career, if, as he hopes, he gets elected. Pacquiao, currently a congressman, plans to run for Senate in his native Philippines. Pacquiao said he ha...
-OpeningRound Staff In a step closer to becoming President of The Philippines once his boxing career is over for good, Manny Pacquiao announced his plans to run for Senate in the Philippines. “Yes, I’m going to run for (a) Senate post this coming 2016 election. But as t...
-OpeningRound Staff Talk has been heating up lately about a possible showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan in early 2016. It would be Pacquiao’s highly anticipated return to the ring after his infamous shoulder injury from the Floyd Mayweather megafight on May 2nd. Kh...
-OpeningRound Staff As legendary 8 time world champion Manny Pacquiao continues to recover from his shoulder injury and prepare for a comeback in early 2016, potential foe and British star welterweight Amir Khan is as confident as ever that he would beat Pacquiao...
-OpeningRound Staff In an Instagram post yesterday, Manny Pacquiao was seen an MRI as part of a follow-up exam for his right shoulder. and confirmed that his recovery is going as planned. “Thank you to all the doctors. Very good progress,” Pacquiao wrote. “Glory to God. Suc...
-OpeningRound Staff Manny Pacquiao’s longtime promoter Bob Arum confirmed that they are in ongoing “negotiations” with British welterweight star Amir Khan for a early 2016 fight in Las Vegas. This will be Pacquiao’s first fight since losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr....
-OpeningRound Staff They’ve been one of the best trainer-fighter tandems in boxing history. But could this really be the end? After many years of training Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs), Freddie Roach says it could be the end of their partnership if Pacquiao’s comeback perform...
-OpeningRound Staff Manny Pacquiao’s longtime promoter Bob Arum has brushed off reports which suggest that he’s in charge of selecting the next opponent for Manny Pacquiao (57-6, 38KOs). Pacquiao has been out of the ring since May 2nd, when he lost a twelve round unan...
-OpeningRound Staff In the aftermath of the Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto fight, Manny Pacquiao’s longtime promoter Bob Arum confirmed that his fighter will definitely not fight undefeated former 140 lb champion Danny Garcia next in February or March of 2016. This will definitely be a blo...
-OpeningRound Staff The Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto fight on Saturday night was a clear mismatch. Mayweather jabbed and dodged at will, and had his way with his overmatched opponent. This is what many had expected for Mayweather’s supposed final fight. Although Mayweather’s perfor...
-OpeningRound Staff Nobody thought that Manny Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum would be happy about reports released yesterday detailing Floyd Mayweather’s usage of IV injections in violation of World Anti-Doping Agency guidelines the day before fighting Pacquiao in May. Drug testin...
-OpeningRound Staff Say what you want about Floyd Mayweather Jr., but he’s beaten all of the big names out there and has solidified his position as the best fighter of this generation, pound for pound. Love him or hate him, he’s never been beaten, and he will look to make it 49...
-OpeningRound Staff For fans of Manny Pacquiao hoping to get another crack at Mayweather with 2 healthy shoulders, don’t get your hopes up. According to Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, there is no possibility of a rematch ever happening between Floyd Mayweather Jr...
-OpeningRound Staff Believe it or not, Floyd Mayweather Jr. insists that he is training harder for his fight with Andre Berto on September 12th than he did for his megafight in May against Manny Pacquiao. The 38 year old Mayweather is adamant that the Berto fight will be his 49th and fin...