Sad, sad

McGirt, who said after the fight he “couldn’t convince” his fighter to stop but opted to throw in the towel when he saw him “getting hit with more and more clean shots as the fight went on,” told ESPN on Tuesday he was wracking his brain wondering if he could have done things differently.

Lord be with you

Thurman trying to make this look like a career-defining bout for him. Manny is 40 and way past his prime, but for Keith to underestimate the man would be a mistake and a career-altering loss. Talk is cheap. Manny is a machine even at 40 and could wear Thurman down. Punches in bunches will win this fight.

Ageless Pacquiao, hungry Thurman

LAS VEGAS (AFP) – Twenty-four years after first climbing into a professional boxing ring, Manny Pacquiao will attempt to defy the march of time here Saturday (Sunday in Manila) when he battles undefeated American Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight crown.

Manny-Floyd 2? forget it!

July 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Floyd Mayweather has “zero interest” in coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao after their money-spinning 2015 superfight, close confidante Leonard Ellerbe said Wednesday.

Thurman: I’ll destroy Pacquiao

“I’m destroying the legend of Manny Pacquiao. His legacy ends on July 20 and mine begins,” boasted Thurman on Thursday in Los Angeles during a presser that marked the end of a promotional tour of their title bout set two months from now in Las Vegas.

Too strong, too classy

May 05, 2019
JERWIN Ancajas proved too strong as he crushed Japanese challenger Ryuichi Funai on the way to a 7th round stoppage to keep his International Boxing Federation super-flyweight title on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in California.