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Manny Pacquiao Interview Transcript, Tue, 16 Jul 2019

Ray Flores – Thank you very much to the media joining us from all over the world, we are beyond excited for next Saturday, July 20, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas — PBC on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View — all starting at
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The predictions are in from around the boxing world and the expert group that was polled is nearly split 50-50, but overall gives eight-division champion Senator Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao a slight edge over WBA Welterweight
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August 17: Jose Benavidez Jr.-Luis Collazo and Emanuel Navarrete-Francisco De Vaca Set for Inaugural Fight Card at Banc of California Stadium LIVE on ESPN, Tue, 16 Jul 2019

Live on ESPN & ESPN Deportes at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT Tickets starting at $25 go on sale Tuesday, July 16 at 10 a.m. PT LOS ANGELES (July 15, 2019) — The soccer field will become a fistic battleground Saturday, Augu
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LOS ANGELES, CA. (July 15, 2019): Golden Boy is saddened by the death of one the greatest fighters to ever lace a pair of gloves, Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker. The legendary boxer passed away late Sunday night at the age of 55
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Rise of Champions: Shields vs. Dunne for WKN Celtic Lightweight title in Full Contact, Tue, 16 Jul 2019

The World Kickboxing Network returns to Scotland this coming Saturday (July 20) with a pair of championship bouts contested at "Rise of Champions". The event is presented by Albert Ross, taking place at the
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Ronica "Queen" Jeffrey new title challenger for WBC Female World Champion Eva Wahlstrom, Tue, 16 Jul 2019
RJJ BOXING's free admission show Aug. 2 in Las Vegas BOUTS WILL STREAM LIVE AND EXCLUSIVELY ON UFC FIGHT PASS® LAS VEGAS (July 15, 2019) - World Boxing Council (WBC) female World super featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom has a new title challenger, Ronica "Queen" Jeffrey, who has replaced Yarel  Read Full Story >>>

Toledo's Queen of Boxing Oshae Jones, Tue, 16 Jul 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 15, 2019) - Toledo has produced and continues to produce elite boxers at a tremendous rate and gifted welterweight Oshae Jones, a much-celebrated amateur champion, clearly reigns as the undisput
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Vito Mielnicki Jr. Explosive in Historic Pro Debut, Tue, 16 Jul 2019

The Youngest Boxer Ever in The State of New Jersey drills Tamarcus Smith in front of supportive crowd at The Prudential Center and was SportsCenter Number-seven Play of the Day Roseland, NJ (July 15, 2019) - Vito Mielnic
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Pacquiao heads for oven-hot Vegas
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 16 Jul 2019
HOLLYWOOD – Manny Pacquiao heads to Las Vegas Monday afternoon with nothing else to do but stay sharp, focused and hydrated. July is the hottest month of the year in Sin City. Forecast for fight week shows a high of 43 on the day Pacquiao sets foot, and 41 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) when he f  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao trains ‘smart’
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Tue, 16 Jul 2019
LOS ANGELES – If there’s one thing that Manny Pacquiao will never be accused of, it is the fact that he doesn’t cut corners when preparing for a big fight. Australian strength coach Justin Fortune insists that Pacquiao, who battles Keith Thurman on July 20 in Las Vegas, is just “training smart” d  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao Will Win Fight Against Keith Thurman, And It Won’t Be His Last
By Erik Pineda, Business Times (CN), Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Prior to the upcoming unification bout against Keith Thurman, Manny Pacquiao scored mighty wins over Lucas Matthysse and Adrien Broner, and the consensus among boxing analysts is Pacman will again emerge the victor on July 20. He will dominate the loud and proud Thurman, and the American will not be  Read Full Story >>>

Thurman Versus Pacquiao: Can Thurman Turn The Odds And Knock Pacquiao Out?
By Caezar Sotto, International Business Times, Tue, 16 Jul 2019
WBA “super” welterweight champion Keith Thurman said he's excited to knock down boxer extraordinaire, Manny Pacquiao. Speaking in an interview with “Inside PBC Boxing,” the undefeated champion is curious to know if the Pacman will turn out to be his toughest opponent to date. Since the Manny Pac  Read Full Story >>>

Olympic gold medilist and former world champion Pernell Whitaker was 55, Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Pernell Whitaker, one of the greatest boxers to ever lace on the gloves, died Sunday night from injuries suffered after being hit by car while crossing an intersection in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Whitaker was 55. An emergency call was received at 10:04 P.M. E.T. about a pedestrian b  Read Full Story >>>

Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker Dies
By Caryn A. Tate,, Tue, 16 Jul 2019
On Sunday night, all-time great and former world champion boxer Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker was struck by a vehicle and killed in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was only 55. As reported by the Virginia Pilot, Whitaker was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle stayed and spoke wit  Read Full Story >>>

“IT WILL BE ‘ONE TIME’ VS. ALL TIME” - World-Famous Freddie Roach, Mon, 15 Jul 2019

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (July 15, 2019) – For the third time in 12 months, boxing’s only eight-division world champion and boxer laureate Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) will be battling in a world championship fi
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No longer at his peak, Manny Pacquiao is surprisingly not that far off
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Mon, 15 Jul 2019
LAS VEGAS — There was a five-bout stretch in his career, from Dec. 6, 2008 until Nov. 13, 2010, in which Manny Pacquiao had never been better: Never faster, never quicker, never more powerful, never more dominant. It was a span that began with a stoppage after eight brutally one-sided rounds agai  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vs. Thurman: Early Fight Predictions, PPV Schedule and More
By Rob Blanchette,, Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Manny Pacquiao will fight Keith Thurman Jr. for the WBA welterweight championship in Las Vegas on Saturday. The encounter is being billed as "Welterweight Supremacy," with Pacquiao holding the (regular) welterweight world title and Thurman the current (super) welterweight champion. In one of t  Read Full Story >>>

Intangibles: Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman
By John Raspanti,, Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Six-time world champion Manny Pacquiao is 40 years old. Oft injured undefeated WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman, whom Pacquiao fights this Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV, is 10 years younger. Thurman hardly impressed in his last fight. Forty is old for most co  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao: The Final Chapter or a New Beginning
By Geno McGahee, Scared Stiff Reviews, Mon, 15 Jul 2019
My money is usually on Manny Pacquiao, 61-7-2, 39 KO’s, with a couple of exceptions. I picked Floyd Mayweather, JR., to beat him and I picked Timothy Bradley to win the rematch and my initial prediction for the Keith Thurman fight, happening this Saturday, was to pick the younger and stronger champi  Read Full Story >>>

Trainers 100 percent behind Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 15 Jul 2019
LOS ANGELES – Cutting corners during training has never been Manny Pacquiao’s cup of tea. Australian strength coach Justin Fortune says that Pacquiao, who battles Keith Thurman on July 20 in Las Vegas, is just “training smart” despite the more than usual breaks that he’s had. “He’s listening t  Read Full Story >>>

Thurman ready to pounce on Pacquiao ‘mistakes’
By Mark Giongco, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 15 Jul 2019
HOLLYWOOD—Keith Thurman is anticipating a heedless performance from Manny Pacquiao when they go toe-to-toe in their welterweight world title fight on Saturday at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. And if that happens, expect Thurman to pounce on it. “We know Manny Pacquiao is not a technical fighte  Read Full Story >>>

James: I Like Pacquiao Over Thurman, I'd Love To Fight Winner
By Jake Donovan,, Mon, 15 Jul 2019
With each performance, Jamal James does his best to prove the old adage of not judging a book by its cover. The 6’2” welterweight dug deep to pull out his latest win, a 10-round decision over former lightweight titlist Antonio DeMarco (33-8-1, 24KOs) in Saturday’s PBC on FS1 headliner at The Arm  Read Full Story >>>

Will the Manny Pacquiao legend march onward July 20th?
By Ace Freeman,, Mon, 15 Jul 2019

I was once struck by Manny Pacquiao. It was some time before the De La Hoya fight as the Filipino icon skated, fleet footed around a blank sheet of canvass at Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood. I’d had
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Antonio Campoy crowned WKN European Lightweight champion at Fight for Glory in Badalona, Mon, 15 Jul 2019

The World Kickboxing Network returned to Spain this past Saturday (July 13) with the three-fight WKN championship card billed as “Fight for Glory”. The event presented by Jordi Calvet Guillen took place at the Pabellon de Ll
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Press release: Billel Dib responds to Sibusiso Zingange call out, Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Billel Dib sits in a lofty position in the current world super featherweight ratings and the Australian lies on the cusp of a world title clash in the not so distant future. Currently ranked WBA number 5, it has been talked about a potential clash with current world champion Andrew Cancio. Dib discu  Read Full Story >>>