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Crawford, Mikey Garcia lead race for Pacquiao fight

May 19, 2020 - 8:15 PM

Errol Spence Jr and Danny Garcia forge a collision to possibly be held in September

NEXT IN LINE. The list comes down to Terrence Crawford or Mikey Garcia for Manny Pacquiao's next fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Danny Garcia says he's fighting Pacquiao or Spence in September

May 17, 2020 - 9:42 PM

Two-division world champion Danny Garcia wants Manny Pacquiao next, just a day after Mikey Garcia said the same

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 25: Ivan Redkach (R) and Danny Garcia exchange punches during their WBC silver world welterweight title eliminator at Barclays Center on January 25, 2020 in New York City. Steven Ryan/Getty Images/AFP

Garcia eyes Pacquiao, Spence in bid to regain crown

Jan 16, 2020 - 10:03 AM

'I feel like my style is dangerous for both Spence and Pacquiao,' says former world welterweight champion Danny Garcia

LOCKED IN. American boxer Danny Garcia (left) says he’s focused on taking down Ukrainian Ivan Redkach first. Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images/AFP

Roach prefers Danny over Mikey for Pacquiao

Nov 03, 2019 - 10:31 AM

Trainer Freddie Roach says Danny Garcia will be a 'much better' Manny Pacquiao opponent than Mikey Garcia in March

PREPPING. Trainer Freddie Roach (right) says Manny Pacquiao will be ready to fight by March. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Garcia beats up Granados, leads Pacquiao fight derby

Apr 21, 2019 - 8:24 PM

American Danny Garcia says he hopes he 'didn't scare' the Filipino boxing icon away

GUESSING GAME. It is still unknown who Manny Pacquiao will face in his next fight in July. File photo Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

It's either Thurman or Garcia for Pacquiao

Apr 02, 2019 - 10:48 PM

A fight between Manny Pacquiao and either Keith Thurman or Danny Garcia in Las Vegas is highly likely to happen soon

WHO'S NEXT? Manny Pacquiao looks to take on any opponent even if he's not Floyd Mayweather. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao polls Twitter on who to fight next

Mar 23, 2019 - 5:16 PM

In an ongoing online poll, many fans want Manny Pacquiao to slug it out again with Floyd Mayweather

WHO'S NEXT? Manny Pacquiao looks at 4 potential opponents after a decisive win over American Adrien Broner. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Porter overpowers Garcia to claim vacant WBC world title

Sep 09, 2018 - 3:14 PM

American Shawn Porter solidifies his position as one of the best welterweights in boxing's deepest division

UNANIMOUS. Shawn Porter beats Danny Garcia by unanimous decision. Photo from Showtime Boxing

Pacquiao confirms he will fight in June in Kuala Lumpur

Mar 07, 2018 - 1:34 PM

There is greater possibility that Pacquiao's opponent will be WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse

JUGGLER. Senator Manny Pacquiao during a senate session on September 27, 2017. File photo by Joseph Vidal

Pacquiao eyes next fight in Malaysia in May or June

Mar 06, 2018 - 10:19 PM

'Definitely, Malaysia is where we will fight. If not May, this coming June, maybe third week of June, so the preparation will not conflict with my work,' says Pacquiao

HELLO. Senator Manny Pacquiao in the file photo enters the Batasang Pambansa last year. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Danny Garcia to face Brandon Rios in comeback from first loss

Dec 22, 2017 - 7:36 AM

Garcia faces Rios in his first fight after losing a decision to Keith Thurman

RING RETURN. Danny Garcia steps back into the ring after missing the rest of 2017 following his first defeat. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Unbeaten Thurman wins welterweight unification bout

Mar 05, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Keith Thurman successfully defends his title for the third time winning a tactical defensive struggle against Danny Garcia

Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia exchange punches during their WBA/WBC Welterweight unification Championship bout at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on March 4, 2017 in New York City. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao 'kind of dying out,' says top welterweight Thurman

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The WBA welterweight titleholder says Manny Pacquiao has had his hurrah and doesn t seem interested in competing with the young fighters in the division

AGING LEGEND. Manny Pacquiao showed he could still compete against fighters younger than himself when he beat Jessie Vargas, but WBA welterweight titleholder Keith Thurman doesn't think Pacquiao still has the desire to fight the top fighters at 147 pounds. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Garcia, Thurman seek stardom in unification fight

Feb 22, 2017 - 2:55 PM

Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia will meet in the first unification fight between unbeaten welterweights since 1999

UNIFICATION FIGHT. Danny Garcia and Keith Thurman hope to reach the level of stardom reserved for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. Photos from their Facebooks

Garcia, Thurman set for welterweight unification showdown

Jan 19, 2017 - 5:51 AM

The undefeated champions will meet on March 4 in Brooklyn to unify the WBA and WBC welterweight titles

UNIFICATION. Danny Garcia (in ring) and Keith Thurman trade words after Garcia's last fight in November. The two will meet to unify the WBC and WBA welterweight titles. Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images/AFP

Danny Garcia gives thumbs down to Pacquiao fight offer - report

Jul 16, 2016 - 9:10 PM

Top Rank chief Bob Arum reportedly offers a 7 figure proposal to Garcia worth between 3 million to 4 million to face Pacquiao

COMEBACK. Manny Pacquiao's retirement didn't last long. File photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Arum prepares opponent shortlist for Pacquiao comeback

Jul 15, 2016 - 8:46 PM

Bob Arum has 3 names in mind for Manny Pacquiao after Adrien Broner allegedly priced himself out

COMEBACK. Manny Pacquiao's retirement didn't last long. File photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Brook eyes Garcia bout after speedy world title defense

Mar 27, 2016 - 4:03 PM

Britain s Kell Brook has yet to have a career defining contest against a major name such as American fighter Danny Garcia

MAJOR NAME NEXT. Kell Brook wants to fight a major name in a career-defining bout. Photo from Kell Brook's Twitter account

Mayweather teases comeback fights against Golovkin, Garcia

Mar 26, 2016 - 7:04 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr speaks about the possibility of coming out of retirement to face unbeaten fighters Gennady Golovkin and Danny Garcia

COMEBACK IMMINENT? Floyd Mayweather discussed the possibility of fighting Gennady Golovkin in a return fight, but the road to that bout isn't very simple.

WATCH: Malignaggi faces retirement after TKO loss to Garcia

Aug 02, 2015 - 4:51 PM

The professional boxing career of Paulie Malignaggi may be over after suffering a ninth round technical knockout loss to Danny Garcia

MAGIC IS GONE. Paul Malignaggi, a former champion in the junior welterweight and welterweight divisions, is facing retirement after his latest defeat. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Boxer Danny Garcia trolls 'cherry-picking' critics

Mar 20, 2015 - 7:23 PM

Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia responded to critics accusing him of cherry picking his opposition by posting a video of himself eating cherries

Danny Garcia (R) and his dad Angel Garcia (L) share some cherries. Screenshot from Youtube

Who will Manny Pacquiao fight next?

Nov 20, 2014 - 3:09 PM

With Manny Pacquiao eyeing a step down in weight for his next fight who are the frontrunners to face the 8 division champion should he get past Chris Algieri?

Manny Pacquiao's return to 140 pounds means a new list of opponents. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao to move down to junior welterweight where Roach wants Garcia clash

Oct 15, 2014 - 5:31 PM

“I just think it’s much better for Manny to fight at 140 says Freddie Roach of the 8 division champion Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao looks for openings in Mike Jones' defense during sparring on Tuesday. Photo by Mike Young/Team Pacquiao

Junior welter champ Garcia thwarts Salka in two

Aug 10, 2014 - 3:22 PM

Unified junior welterweight titleholder Danny Garcia made quick work of Rod Salka while Lamont Peterson likewise defended his version of the 140 pound crown with ease

Danny Garcia had as much trouble with Rod Salka as people expected: none. File photo by Thais Llorca/EPA

Garcia, Peterson on track for junior welterweight unification

Jul 31, 2014 - 1:15 PM

Junior welterweight titleholders Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson could may face off in a unification bout if they win their bouts next month

Danny Garcia, seen celebrating his most recent victory over Mauricio Herrera, will defend his title in Brooklyn. Photo by Thais Llorca/EPA

Boxing: Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson set for Brooklyn title defenses

Jun 25, 2014 - 4:56 PM

Undefeated Danny Garcia and rival world champion Lamont Peterson will defend their junior welterweight crowns on August 9 in what are expected to be easy tuneup fights

Danny Garcia, seen celebrating his most recent victory over Mauricio Herrera, will defend his title in Brooklyn. Photo by Thais Llorca/EPA

Floyd Mayweather opens opponent selection to fan vote

Feb 03, 2014 - 5:55 PM

The reigning consensus pound for pound best boxer in the world Floyd Mayweather Jr took to social media to crowdsource opinions on whom he should fight next

PICK HIS POISON. Floyd Mayweather will let the fans vote online between two options to select his next opponent. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA

What's next for unbeatable Mayweather?

Sep 16, 2013 - 11:10 PM

Carlos Cinco surveys the options for Floyd Mayweather Who will he fight next?

DOMINANT. Mayweather was excellent on all fronts vs Alvarez. Photo by AFP/Al Bello.

Opinion: Goodbye Khan, Hello Garcia

Jul 15, 2012 - 6:07 PM

After Amir Khan s devastating loss to Danny Garcia Khan will need to climb mountains to redeem his loss while Garcia sets his mark as possibly the next junior welterweight star

HUGE UPSET. Danny Garcia (top) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stands over Amir Khan, from Bolton, England after knockdown him to the canvas in the fourth round on July 14, 2012 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo from AFP.

Boxing: Garcia shocks Khan, unifies WBA, WBC titles

Jul 15, 2012 - 12:07 PM

WBC champ Danny Garcia added the WBA light welterweight belt to his collection with a stunning fourth round upset of Britain s Amir Khan in a unification title fight here on Saturday July 14 Sunday July 15 in Manila

Boxer who last defeated Pacquiao fails to make weight, loses title

Mar 24, 2012 - 11:30 AM

Erik Morales surrenders his WBC light welterweight title