manny pacquiao

November 3rd, 2016
Miguel

This Saturday, November 5th sees the return of Manny Pacquiao (58-6-2) to action as he challenges WBO world welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (27-1) in the main event of Top Rank’s latest PPV. Earlier this year, Pacquiao fought Timothy Bradley in a fight that he won, but he promptly retired. The retirement was short lived however and…

April 6th, 2016
Miguel

This Saturday, April 9th, HBO pay-per-view presents the return of Manny Pacquiao as he faces rival Timothy Bradley for the third time. The bout takes place in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and sees the Filipino superstar enter as a -230 favorite over Bradley, who is coming back at +190. The over/under…

May 3rd, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 103 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Adam (@MMAdamMartin) and I @LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we welcome Canadian journalist Morgan Campbell of the Toronto Star to recap the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing superfight. Then we welcome lightweight fighter Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante to talk about signing on with Titan FC.   The Big…

April 29th, 2015
Miguel

The waiting is finally over, as Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr finally meet this Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Entering fight week, Mayweather Jr is still the favorite paying (-225), with the comeback on Pacquiao at (+185). The over/under for the scheduled twelve round bout sits at 111/2, with the over…

March 28th, 2015
Miguel

The hype around May 2nd’s Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather Jr welterweight showdown is getting heavy, but it is clear both men are preparing at the highest level for this one. Looking back at the original line, Mayweather had come in a (-270) favorite, with Pacquiao returning at (+225). Now, Pacquiao has pulled in some…

November 18th, 2014
Miguel

The much talked about Manny Pacquiao versus Chris Algieri WBO World Welterweight title showdown will be this Saturday night (Nov. 22, 2014) in Macau, China. The line has favored Pacquiao by a wide margin (-900) for a long time, and Algieri is paying back at (+600). Sometimes in boxing, a fighter comes along with a…

August 8th, 2014
Miguel

Iconic Filippino boxer Manny Pacquiao returns to the ring to face Chris Algieri this coming November 22nd, in Macau, China. The opening line at 5Dimes Sportsbook sees Pac-man a massive (-1500) favorite over the upstart Algieri, who is returning (+700). There is no doubt that Chris Algieri is writing a storybook career for himself so…

August 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The actual bout between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and undefeated challenger Daniel Cormier doesn’t take place for nearly another two months, but the two had their first physical altercation on Monday at the UFC 178 media day. After a staredown up on stage where Cormier felt the champion got a bit too pushy…

May 19th, 2014
Miguel

This past Saturday night (May 17, 2014) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, legendary Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez added to his decorated resume by winning the WBO International Welterweight title by Unanimous Decision over Mikey Alvarado. The fight started out slow before heating up and turning into a real war that saw both men…

May 4th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 51 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome National Post boxing reporter Rory Barrs (@rorybarrs) to recap all the action from last night’s Mayweather Jr. vs. Maidana boxing fight. The Big Three 1) Joe Warren wins interim Bellator 135lb title. Did he show enough that he could defeat Eduardo Dantas? 2) Bibiano…

April 12th, 2014
Miguel

Manny Pacquiao will be returning to action on April 12th with a match at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas against Timothy Bradley.  It’s a rematch, and the bout comes 22 months after Bradley was able to upset Pacquiao via Split Decision at the same MGM Grand.  It has been a long 22 months and a lot has changed for both…

February 6th, 2014
Miguel

Manny Pacquiao will be returning to action on April 12th with a match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas against Timothy Bradley. It is a rematch, and the bout comes 22 months after Bradley was able to upset Pacquiao via Split Decision at the same venue. In that long 22 months, a…

November 24th, 2013
Miguel

This past Saturday night (Nov. 24, 2013), from Macau, China, iconic boxer Manny Pacquiao made his return to the ring after a layoff of nearly a year. He was impressive and efficient in winning a Unanimous Decision over a very tough and determined Brandon Rios. Rios was way too slow, evoking memories of Pacquiao’s win…

November 23rd, 2013
Miguel

This weekend (Nov. 23, 2013), the eyes of the boxing world will be focused on Macao, China and the highly anticipated match between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios. Though this does not feel like a Pacquiao fight when he was at his peak 2-3 years ago, it is still a huge fight and a lot…

October 22nd, 2013
Miguel

On November 22nd, Manny Pacquiao returns to fight Brandon Rios at the Cotai Arena in Macao, China. Right now, Pacquiao sits as a strong (-450) favorite, with the comeback on Rios at (+360) on 5Dimes Sportsbook. Do not expect the line to move much, as Rios is not a huge draw and few experts see…

October 13th, 2013
Miguel

Last night (Oct. 12, 2013), at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada Timothy ‘Desert Storm’ Bradley retained his WBO Welterweight title with a Split Decision win over Mexican superstar Juan Manuel Marquez. Though the scores of 115-113-113-115 and 116-112 are very close and it was a well fought, strategic fight, I was…