Mayweather vs Pacquiao - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mayweather vs Pacquiao


Marcos burial, Rodrigo Duterte, Floyd Mayweather | 6PM wRap

Nov 18, 2016 - 10:52 PM

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Floyd Mayweather throws cold water on comeback rumors

Nov 18, 2016 - 12:42 PM

I m only human I m not perfect God only made one thing perfect: my boxing record says Floyd Mayweather Jr

RETIREMENT. Floyd Mayweather Jr says he's happy with his life after boxing and has no interest in returning to the ring, though he admits to contradicting himself frequently. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Leila de Lima, Pacquiao and Duterte, Martin Andanar | 6PM wRap

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:10 PM

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Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch is 75% likely, says Arum

Nov 15, 2016 - 5:18 PM

Pacquiao s spokesperson says his next opponent and when it ll take place will be known by January

STILL GOING. Manny Pacquiao has people talking about a Mayweather rematch after beating Jessie Vargas to reclaim the WBO welterweight title. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Rodrigo Duterte, Martin Andanar, Joel Villanueva | 6PM wRap

Nov 14, 2016 - 10:34 PM

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Pacquiao fuels Mayweather rematch rumors with jacket lining hint

Nov 14, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Manny Pacquiao shows off his new suit jacket which feature photos of himself and Floyd Mayweather on the inside lining

DROPPING HINTS. Manny Pacquiao drops hints about a possible Floyd Mayweather rematch with his latest wardrobe choice. Photo from Pacquiao's Facebook page

Retiring Pacquiao keeps door open for Mayweather rematch

Feb 17, 2016 - 5:41 PM

I am not saying that boxing is closed to me says Manny Pacquiao despite announcing that his next fight with Tim Bradley Jr will be his last

NEVER SAY NEVER. Manny Pacquiao could be tempted out of retirement for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Arum hints at Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch

Jan 27, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Once that bell rings for that final round Manny Pacquiao s going to rethink it Arum says

ONE MORE TIME? Bob Arum isn't willing to bet that Mayweather and Pacquiao remain retired for long. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

10 social media stories that caught your attention in 2015

Jan 04, 2016 - 11:28 AM

BinayBwisitsUPLB PrayForJollibee AlDub and MissUniverse2015 are some of the most read Rappler social media stories in 2015

Pacquiao says shoulder almost healed, will return to training

Oct 13, 2015 - 12:24 PM

Manny Pacquiao says his shoulder is 80 to 90 percent healed and will return to training within weeks

HANDS UP. Boxer Manny Pacquiao speaks to reporters after touring the Asia Society in New York. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Pacquiao demands Mayweather punishment, rematch over anti-doping row

Sep 11, 2015 - 5:57 PM

Pacquiao urges Nevada sports officials to impose the appropriate sanction on Floyd Mayweather Jr following reports that he received an improper IV

ONE MORE TIME. Manny Pacquiao says he wants another shot at the unbeaten American after reports leaked that he had administered infusions that are banned by WADA. File photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Pacquiao feels 'vindicated' by Mayweather IV controversy

Sep 11, 2015 - 12:09 AM

“Truth finally came out and I was vindicated ” says Manny Pacquiao after reports that Floyd Mayweather had taken a banned intravenous injection before their May fight

TUE-SDAY. Manny Pacquiao throws a right hand at Floyd Mayweather Jr as Mayweather lands a left. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao calls Mayweather a 'lost soul' after slapping video

Jul 03, 2015 - 4:41 PM

“We should understand Floyd Mayweather Jr because of his family background He hailed from a family of ex convicts and he himself is an ex convict said Pacquiao

LOST SOUL. Manny Pacquiao (R) is none too pleased by the video of Floyd Mayweather slapping a dummy that he pretends to be Pacquiao. File photo by Jonathan Alcorn/EPA

Mayweather, Pacquiao top Forbes highest paid athletes list

Jun 11, 2015 - 1:36 PM

The risks of boxing paid off for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather in the last 12 months as they rake in more money than any other athletes

Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) and Manny Pacquiao (R) had very good years financially. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Rousey: Mayweather fight wouldn't happen unless we were dating

May 19, 2015 - 12:24 PM

UFC women s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey takes a swipe at Floyd Mayweather for his long history of domestic violence

Ronda Rousey isn't pulling any punches against Floyd Mayweather. File Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP

Factory fire victims, Binay accounts, Pacquiao’s dream | 9PM wRap

May 15, 2015 - 8:45 PM

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Fire victims burial, Abu Sayyaf, Pacquiao’s dream | 6PM wRap

May 15, 2015 - 6:54 PM

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Pacquiao dreamt of losing to Floyd ahead of fight

May 15, 2015 - 1:08 PM

Pacquiao had a premonition that he d lose to Mayweather which a pastor friend reminded him of afterwards

Manny Pacquiao made his return to the Tuna Capital of the Philippines on Friday morning. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Not even Pacquiao is forever

May 14, 2015 - 3:52 PM

The sight of Pacquiao’s vulnerability is a sobering shot of reality for the fans who have seen him rise from impoverished beginnings to international stardom

Binay wealth, Pacquiao, Japan quake | 9PM wRap

May 13, 2015 - 8:40 PM

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Pacquiao admits retirement is 'near' during arrival ceremony

May 13, 2015 - 1:27 PM

Manny Pacquiao made a low key return to the Philippines admitting that his days as a prizefighter are numbered

PACMAN RETURNS. Manny Pacquiao rides a motorcade through Manila on Wednesday morning. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Pacquiao, Japan quake, North Korea | 12PM wRap

May 13, 2015 - 12:00 PM

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Manny Pacquiao: 'I beat Floyd Mayweather by 2 points'

May 13, 2015 - 11:27 AM

I don t want to go down to their level says Manny Pacquiao as he declines to comment on Floyd Mayweather Jr s statement that he is a sore loser

WHO LOST? Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, in an arm sling, addresses fans upon his arrival in Manila, Philippines, on May 13, 2015. Photo by Czeasar Dancel

IN PHOTOS: Manny Pacquiao returns to the Philippines

May 13, 2015 - 9:07 AM

Manny Pacquiao arrives in the Philippines wearing a sling on his right arm and a smile on his face

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao arrives in Manila, Philippines on May 13,2015. Photo by Czeasar Dancel

Mayweather vs Pacquiao smashes all boxing PPV records

May 13, 2015 - 4:00 AM

The Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao mega fight generated 400 million in US revenues fueled by more than 4 4 million pay per view buys making it the highest grossing fight in boxing history

BIG BANK. The fight didn't live up to expectations in the ring, but it has surpassed them in financial terms. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

After Pacquiao: 5 Filipino boxers 25-and-under to follow

May 12, 2015 - 5:28 PM

There will never be another Manny Pacquiao but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other fighters who can make names of their own

Poe for 2016, Smartmatic appeal, Mayweather excuses | 9PM wRap

May 11, 2015 - 9:00 PM

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Typhoon Dodong, Smartmatic appeal, Mayweather excuses | 6PM wRap

May 11, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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Pacquiao Watch: Measuring greatness

May 11, 2015 - 12:13 PM

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will both go down as greats but how will their greatness be measured?

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather closed out an era in boxing. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

WATCH: HBO commentator defends Pacquiao’s shoulder injury

May 11, 2015 - 12:03 PM

Max Kellerman whose direct line of post fight questioning to Manny Pacquiao upset some fans delivered a succinct defense against Pacquiao s critics

Max Kellerman of HBO delivered a succinct monologue on Pacquiao's injury. Screenshot from YouTube

WATCH: Mayweather makes shoulder injury excuses after Castillo fight

May 10, 2015 - 5:41 PM

Once upon a time it was Floyd Mayweather making excuses about a shoulder injury after a fight many people felt he lost

Floyd Mayweather Jr says he contradicts himself frequently, and he isn't lying. Screen shot from YouTube

WATCH: Canelo Alvarez blasts Kirkland out in 3 rounds

May 10, 2015 - 11:59 AM

Saul Canelo Alvarez didn t disappoint in his latest match delivering an explosive knockout to James Kirkland in three rounds

EXTRA CINNAMON. Saul Alvarez lands a left on James Kirkland. Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

‘Pacquiao, you’re not on my level’ - Mayweather

May 09, 2015 - 1:28 PM

It’s OK to be number two it’s OK to be right behind me Mayweather tells Pacquiao in a new interview on Showtime

Floyd Mayweather is taking more shots at Pacquiao after the fight than he did in the ring. Photo by EPA

Mayweather vs Pacquiao PPV numbers projected over 5 million buys

May 09, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Estimates say Mayweather will earn between 250 275 million while Pacquiao will make 170 190 million for their May 2 fight

SHOW ME THE MONEY. Both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr will make a lot of money for a fight where neither was particularly damaged. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Where does Manny Pacquiao go from here?

May 09, 2015 - 12:03 PM

In boxing few exits are dignified Ask Oscar de la Hoya Ricky Hatton or the litany of other fighters whom Pacquiao escorted to an unexpected retirement

With the biggest fight of his career behind him, Manny Pacquiao has many decisions to make. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Sergio’s drug syndicate, Pakistan chopper crash, Pacquiao ‘sore loser’ | The wRap

May 08, 2015 - 8:06 PM

Veloso’s recruiter part of international drug ring? Did Taliban cause a helicopter crash that killed Philippine and Norwegian ambassadors? And Mayweather retracts his offer of a rematch

No rematch for 'sore loser' Pacquiao – Mayweather

May 08, 2015 - 7:48 AM

I lost a lot of respect for him after all of this says Mayweather of the focus put on Pacquiao s shoulder injury

NO MAS REMATCH. Floyd Mayweather Jr has rescinded his offer of a second bout to Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao shoulder surgery, Typhoon Noul, One Direction | The wRap

May 07, 2015 - 8:15 PM

Pacquiao’s shoulder surgery is successful Typhoon Noul enters the Philippines and intensifies Zayn Malik chides Louis Tomlinson on Twitter

Mayweather: 'I knew everything about Pacquiao’s training camp'

May 07, 2015 - 6:05 PM

As rumors abound of leaks in Pacquiao s most recent training camp Floyd Mayweather Jr admits that he knew import details about his preparations

KEEP YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER. Manny Pacquiao's training camp wasn't as air-tight as it should've been, says Mayweather. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Pacquiao has successful shoulder surgery

May 07, 2015 - 10:31 AM

A doctor at the Kerland Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles said he couldn t be more pleased with the results and fully expects Pacquiao to resume his boxing career

Shoulder surgery will sideline Manny Pacquiao for the rest of the year. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Lawsuits continue to pile up over Pacquiao injury

May 07, 2015 - 10:08 AM

More disgruntled fight fans are going to court with their complaints suing Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and others for failing to disclose a shoulder injury

Manny Pacquiao may face a tougher fight in court than in the ring. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Pacquiao faces lawsuit, 2016 elections, Sudoku | The wRap

May 06, 2015 - 7:58 PM

Manny Pacquiao faces a class action suit Comelec’s Bautista says there will be two public bids for the 2016 elections Singapore’s Prime Minister shares his Sudoku solver code

Periscope, Meerkat streams of Mayweather vs Pacquiao land copyright blow

May 06, 2015 - 6:12 PM

The Fight of the Century wasn t just available through pay per view as users stream the bout on apps Periscope and Meerkat

Injections could’ve numbed Pacquiao to Mayweather’s punches – commission

May 06, 2015 - 12:25 PM

If the Pacquiao camp had informed them about the shoulder injury before the fight a win win for both parties could have been negotiated says Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett

Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Manny Pacquiao fight in a welterweight unification bout on May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Fight fans sue Pacquiao over shoulder injury

May 06, 2015 - 6:27 AM

Two Nevada men filed a class action lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao seeking millions in damages because they say he fraudulently concealed a shoulder injury before his defeat to Floyd Mayweather

FROM THE RING TO THE COURT. Two fans are suing Manny Pacquiao for not disclosing his shoulder injury before the fight. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Koncz shoulders blame for failure to disclose Pacquiao injury

May 06, 2015 - 1:18 AM

It was just an inadvertent mistake said Pacquiao s adviser

Manny Pacquiao and Michael Koncz pose for photos before Pacquiao's 2013 fight with Brandon Rios. Photo by Mohd Fyrol/AFP

Mayweather says he’ll fight Pacquiao again in a year

May 06, 2015 - 12:14 AM

It took five years for the first fight to happen but a rematch could happen in a year says Floyd Mayweather

A Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch could take place in 2016. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao knocks out Mayweather in Twitter popularity

May 05, 2015 - 8:22 PM

When it comes to social media sentiment Pacquiao totally won that fight

Pacquiao to undergo surgery, SWS survey, Royal baby's name | The wRap

May 05, 2015 - 7:42 PM

Pacquiao will undergo surgery for his shoulder A survey shows 51 of Filipinos think they’re poor Britain’s royal baby has a name

Cambodia PM refuses bet payout after Pacquiao loss

May 05, 2015 - 6:56 PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen the strongman who has ruled Cambodia for 30 years accuses the boxing judges of being biased toward American Floyd Mayweather Jr

File photo of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. Photo by Mak Remissa/EPA