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WATCH: Pacquiao challenges Mayweather with help of friend Jack Ma

Oct 28, 2019 - 9:11 PM

Manny Pacquiao says Floyd Mayweather should come see him for a 'real fight' as they have yet to square off in a rematch 4 years since their first clash

TEAM PACQUIAO. Add business magnate Jack Ma to the team of Manny Pacquiao. Photo from Instagram/@mannypacquiao

No rematch as Pacquiao's legacy drives Mayweather 'bonkers'

Aug 13, 2019 - 2:26 PM

Manny Pacquiao's recent victories are becoming a threat to Floyd Mayweather, according to MP Promotions president Sean Gibbons

NO REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) continues to shine in his boxing career as Floyd Mayweather looks to stay retired. File photo by Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Pacquiao, Mayweather trade barbs, fuel rematch talks

Jul 24, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Manny Pacquiao says that if Floyd Mayweather wants be relevant again, then they should fight in a rematch

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) and Floyd Mayweather could end up facing again. Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Mayweather made 'special advisor' to China boxing team

Jul 24, 2019 - 11:12 AM

China hopes to boost its boxing medal count at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with retired superstar Floyd Mayweather

NEW CHALLENGE. Floyd Mayweather, whose perfect 50-0 record includes a conquest of Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao, reportedly plans to 'go all-out' with the Chinese team. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

TIMELINE: From Boracay to Belo, Floyd Mayweather gets hooked

Apr 04, 2019 - 9:17 AM

The retired billionaire boxer indulges himself with world-class experiences in the Philippines even at the expense of many

INDULGENCES. Floyd Mayweather shows that he's boss in his latest visit to the Philippines. Photo from Floyd Mayweather's Instagram

Floyd Mayweather no show in Manila press conference

Apr 02, 2019 - 11:42 PM

Floyd Mayweather makes Philippine media wait for 8 hours and decides not to show up for a press conference

SWEET TIME. Floyd Mayweather decides to go malling and eating dinner by the Bay instead of honoring his commitment to the press conference. Photo by Alvin Brian Go/Rappler

LOOK: Floyd Mayweather shops til he drops in Makati

Apr 02, 2019 - 9:50 PM

After splurging on a Belo treatment, Floyd Mayweather goes on a shopping spree in Greenbelt and Glorietta

SHOPPING SPREE. Floyd Mayweather goes malling in Makati. Screenshot from Instagram (@geleriemae)

Pretty Boy Floyd: Mayweather gets 'Belofied'

Apr 02, 2019 - 7:41 PM

Mayweather's Filipina assistant recommends the retired American boxer receive treatment from Vicki Belo

'BELOFIED'. Only Belo touches Floyd Mayweather's skin. Rappler Screenshot

Mayweather, Pacquiao to face off in a basketball game

Apr 02, 2019 - 6:37 PM

The basketball-loving boxing icons will meet on the court instead of the ring... for now

SPORTY. Floyd Mayweather is set to flash his basketball skills over Manny Pacquiao. Rappler Screenshot

Pacquiao to watch Spence-Garcia as Mayweather fight still in the works

Mar 01, 2019 - 12:44 PM

Manny Pacquiao says negotiations with Floyd Mayweather continue as he plans to check out potential opponent Errol Spence

SCOUTING. Manny Pacquiao is traveling to Texas for the Errol Spence-Mikey Garcia bout. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

LOOK: Pacquiao, Mayweather meet in Warriors-Lakers game

Jan 22, 2019 - 7:01 PM

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather cross paths again – but this time it's in an NBA game

REMATCH? Manny Pacquiao greets Floyd Mayweather in the NBA game between the Lakers and the Warriors. Screenshot from Manny Pacquiao's Instagram

If not Mayweather, who's next for Pacquiao?

Jan 22, 2019 - 11:50 AM

If Floyd Mayweather decides to stay retired, who are Pacquiao's other options?

WHO'S NEXT? Manny Pacquiao is still not considering retirement at 40 years old. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

For Pacquiao, 40 is new 20

Jan 20, 2019 - 9:42 PM

'I can be an aggressive fighter and I give my best at 40,' says Manny Pacquiao after his successful title defense

FIGHTING 40. The 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao admits that Floyd Mayweather is on his radar for his next fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

LOOK: Mayweather pays Pacquiao visit before Broner bout

Jan 20, 2019 - 1:01 PM

It is rumored that a win over Adrien Broner could catapult the Filipino boxing icon to a rematch with the unbeaten American boxer

ROUND TWO. Rumors persist that a rematch between Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao will happen. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Mayweather to watch Pacquiao vs Broner, fuels rematch talks

Jan 16, 2019 - 3:40 PM

Mayweather Promotions says Floyd Mayweather Jr will be present on fight night, further fueling speculations that there are ongoing backdoor talks

FIRED UP. Manny Pacquiao arrives in Las Vegas for his first title defense versus American challenger. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Khabib adds fire to Mayweather bout excitement

Nov 27, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Khabib is waiting for his ban to be lifted due to a post-fight brawl with Conor McGregor

FLAME. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd Mayweather look to battle it out again in a Mixed Martial Arts fight. Photo from Twitter (Khabib) and Facebook (Mayweather)

Pacquiao can’t retire with ‘peace of mind’ after Mayweather loss

Nov 08, 2018 - 9:05 AM

'It will be different this time as there will be no excuses,' the Filipino eight-division world champion says

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao says there's a 'big possibility' he'll face Floyd Mayweather again. Photo by AFP

Floyd Mayweather to fight Japanese MMA fighter

Nov 05, 2018 - 1:39 PM

The 41-year-old boxer puts his undefeated record on the line against Japan's Tenshin Nasukawa

BACK AT IT. Floyd Mayweather will return from retirement again. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP

Khabib Nurmagomedov challenges Floyd Mayweather to clash

Oct 15, 2018 - 2:00 PM

The Russian mixed martial artist takes a page out of rival Conor McGregor's book

BATTLE OF UNDEFEATED. UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) wants to put his immaculate record on the line against unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather. Photos from AFP

Manny Pacquiao says fight with Mayweather to be 'finalized' this week

Sep 17, 2018 - 2:02 PM

The senator says Floyd Mayweather Jr wants to fight in December but the schedule is yet to be discussed

Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement, fight Manny Pacquiao

Sep 15, 2018 - 8:35 PM

The undefeated American boxer last fought mixed martial artist Conor McGregor in 2017 while the Filipino star is coming off his first stoppage win in nine years

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) and Floyd Mayweather could end up facing again. File photo John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Megabuck bout up for Pacquiao

Sep 07, 2018 - 12:05 AM

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is set to fight in December against a still unknown fighter

ALL SET. There are many potential foes for Manny Pacquiao, including British rivals Amir Khan and Kell Brook. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

LOOK: Floyd Mayweather wraps up PH tour reminiscing beach days

May 12, 2018 - 9:56 PM

The retired American boxer pampers himself in the natural wonders of El Nido and Samal Island

MORE FUN IN THE PH. Floyd Mayweather chills by the poolside of El Nido's eco-luxury resort Pangulasian Island. Photo from Instagram (@floydmayweather)

LOOK: Mayweather buys designer shoes for his dog

May 11, 2018 - 10:27 PM

The American boxing icon and The Money Team head for another shopping jaunt

Pacquiao sends Mayweather GenSan hoops invite

May 10, 2018 - 2:38 PM

The Filipino ring icon says Mayweather can swing by General Santos for some pick-up basketball games

BUSY. Manny Pacquiao has been training in General Santos City for his July 15 bout with Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse. File photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

LOOK: Mayweather goes mall hopping in Manila

May 10, 2018 - 9:31 AM

Back from his R&R in El Nido, Floyd Mayweather gets a taste of Manila's mall culture

Photo from Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Floyd Mayweather coming to Manila

May 07, 2018 - 1:25 PM

'The Philippines, I love you. I'm on my way,' says the retired American boxer

MONEY. Floyd Mayweather will spend a day of his vacation in the Philippines. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP

Thai 'dwarf giant' Wanheng equals Mayweather's 50-0 record

May 02, 2018 - 6:59 PM

The 32-year-old boxer stops Panamanian challenger Leroy Estrada to tie the boxing great's perfect mark

UNDEFEATED. Thai boxer Wanheng Menayothin (left) lands a blow against Panamanian challenger Leroy Estrada to retain his WBC minimumweight title. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Mayweather legacy faces challenge from Thai 'dwarf giant'

May 01, 2018 - 2:12 PM

If Wanheng triumphs on Wednesday afternoon, May 2, he will equal Mayweather's feat of winning 50 successive fights

'EQUALLING FLOYD'. Unsung outside the boxing world, the Thai fighter nicknamed the "dwarf giant" is quietly closing in on Floyd Mayweather's undefeated 50 fight record. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Unheralded Thai boxer primed for Mayweather record fight

Apr 28, 2018 - 8:40 AM

WBC minimumweight champion Wanheng Menayothin targets a 50th win on May 2

DWARF GIANT. ‘I want to win, because it's an important fight, to equal Floyd,’ says Wanheng Menayothin, the Thai boxer nicknamed as the ‘dwarf giant.’ Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/ AFP

Fraud charges for cryptocurrency promoted by Mayweather, rapper DJ Khaled

Apr 03, 2018 - 11:39 AM

The incident turns the spotlight on how some fraudulent cryptocurrencies are using celebrities to raise funds from investors

MAYWEATHER. Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring for his super welterweight boxing match against Conor McGregor on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photo by Christian Petersen/AFP

Floyd Mayweather ready to start MMA training soon

Mar 16, 2018 - 1:20 PM

'I can wrestle. My wrestling game is not that bad. On a scale from one to 10, I would say it's probably a 7. We can take it up to a 9, if possible,' says Floyd Mayweather

RETURN. Floyd Mayweather is teasing to come back from retirement to participate in a mixed martial arts bout. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP

Mayweather-McGregor sells 4.3 million PPVs, just short of May-Pac record

Dec 15, 2017 - 11:21 AM

Mayweather and McGregor got a lot of buck for their bang

KNOCKOUT BUSINESS. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor generated a lot of money in their crossover fight despite cries of mismatch from many in the sport. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Nearly 1 million viewers for pirated FB Live of Mayweather-McGregor fight

Aug 28, 2017 - 6:45 PM

An unauthorized livestream eludes the social network and copyright owners of the fight

Mayweather's 50-0 record should have an asterisk, says Marciano's son

Aug 28, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The son of heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano feels the Mayweather McGregor showdown was only an exhibition fight

WIN NUMBER 50. The son of Rocky Marciano believes Floyd Mayweather's victory over someone who had never boxed professionally before taints his 50th win. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Knockdown or not? Malignaggi goes down in McGregor sparring

Aug 12, 2017 - 2:35 PM

Dana White releases footage of Paul Malignaggi hitting the canvas but the boxing champ says it was no knockdown

GYM FIGHTS. What happens in the gym stays in the gym. Unless it helps sell pay-per-views. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Wearing 'f--- you' suit, McGregor mocks Mayweather over tax issues

Jul 12, 2017 - 10:14 AM

Mayweather and McGregor hit Los Angeles for their first press stop as they attempt to sell a fight for which ringside seats will go on sale for around 10 000

LOW BLOW. After Floyd Mayweather Jr produced an uncashed $100 million check, McGregor tells him: "Give it to the taxman!" Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao bashes Mayweather-McGregor as a ‘boring fight’

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Pacquiao doesn t want to say both fighters will run around but he says they ll not be standing and trading punches at close range

NOT EXCITED. Manny Pacquiao thinks Mayweather vs McGregor will be an easy, boring fight for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Wendell Alinea

Mayweather says fight with McGregor is what people want

Jun 18, 2017 - 12:34 PM

They asked for this fight I was in retirement but they wanted me back and I m back

WHAT PEOPLE WANT. Floyd Mayweather Jr comes out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor because people wanted him back. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather: If I fight again, big chance it'll be McGregor

May 21, 2017 - 11:12 AM

Floyd Mayweather Jr insists his possible bout against UFC champion Conor McGregor is the biggest fight to be made in boxing and mixed martial arts

McGregor says he's signed contract to fight Mayweather

May 18, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Conor McGregor confirms he has inked his contract to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr in the boxing ring

BILLION-DOLLAR FIGHT. Conor McGregor puts the ball in Floyd Mayweather's court, signing his contract to meet in a boxing match. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather accuses McGregor of stalling fight deal

Mar 08, 2017 - 11:44 AM

You said you were boss so just sign the paper and let s make it happen says Mayweather

FIGHT OR FLIGHT. Floyd Mayweather Jr (R) and Conor McGregor (L) have been talking about a crossover fight without any real progress. Screenshot from Twitter

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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

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Nov 07, 2016 - 9:21 PM

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Pacquiao has unfinished business against Mayweather

Nov 07, 2016 - 1:02 PM

Pacquiao says he is eager to avenge his 2015 loss to Mayweather and he doesn t feel the contract negotiations would be nearly as acrimonious as they were for the first fight

UNFINISHED BUSINESS. Will there be a Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather part two? File photo by JOHN GURZINSKI / AFP

Pacquiao inviting Mayweather to watch fight stirs talk of rematch

Nov 06, 2016 - 4:46 PM

The retired Mayweather s appearance at the fight against Vargas at Pacquiao s request will certainly stir talk of a Pacquiao Mayweather 2

ROUND 2? Floyd Mayweather Jr. watches ringside Manny Pacquiao's fight against Jessie Vargas, stirring talks of a second Mayweather-Pacquiao clash. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

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Sep 10, 2016 - 8:37 AM

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McGregor on Mayweather: ‘He needs me, I don’t need him’

May 23, 2016 - 1:19 PM

McGregor believes that Mayweather is using his name to stay relevant in the fighting world

NOT BACKING DOWN. Conor McGregor isn't backing down to any challenge, including a potential crossover fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. McGregor photo from his Facebook, Mayweather photo from Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather offers McGregor $50 million for boxing match - report

May 21, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Mayweather reportedly offered McGregor a 50 million paycheck for an in ring showdown on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas

$50 MILLION. Floyd Mayweather Jr reportedly offers Conor McGregor $50 million for a boxing match. McGregor photo from his Facebook, Mayweather photo from Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP