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Rematch still possible for Pacquiao, Mayweather »

IF Floyd Mayweather Jr. changes his mind again and agrees to a rematch with Manny Pacquiao, chances are it will be held in April next year, also in Las Vegas. The venue will no longer be the 16,800-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena, but the rising Las Vegas Arena, which can accommodate up to 20,000 fans. The media accredited for the Mayweather-Pacquiao were given a prefight tour of the $350-million indoor stadium, a…

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Juan Manuel Marquez wants to fight one last time »

Juan Manuel Marquez reacts to the crowd after weighing in for a welterweight fight against Manny Pacquiao, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in Las Vegas. Marquez will face Pacquiao in their fourth fight on Saturday. AP Photo/Julie Jacobson

Mexican boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez is eyeing one last fight before closing the curtains on a celebrated ring career. The 41-year-old Marquez, who will be best remembered for knocking Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao out cold in their fourth meeting in 2012, has not fought since a unanimous decision win over Mike Alvarado on May 17 of last year. The four-division world champion has been attempting to plunge back in action in…

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Showtime exec ‘open’ to Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch »

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) and Manny Pacquiao. APF FILE PHOTO

Showtime Sports executive vice president Stephen Espinoza is not ruling out the possibility of a rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. In their long-awaited fight three weeks ago, Mayweather outpointed Pacquiao by unanimous decision to stay undefeated and become the unified welterweight champion. The bout broke financial records including Pay-Per-View buys with $4.4 million and is expected to generate over $400 million in revenue. With the "Fight of the Century" taking…

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Mayweather still world’s highest-paid athlete; Pacquiao 2nd on list »

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) and Manny Pacquiao. APF FILE PHOTO

After winning his megabuck bout with Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. maintained his stature as the world’s highest-paid athlete according to the annual list of ESPN. In a report by the international sports network, Mayweather was said to have earned $6 million per minute during his record-breaking welterweight unification fight against Pacquiao last May 2 (May 3, Manila time), bolstering his earnings to the top…

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Mayweather wins $800,000 in gambling »

Floyd Mayweather Jr.  AP PHOTO

He's not called "Money" for measly reasons. When Floyd Mayweather Jr. spends money, he gets his money back. During the weekend, the boxing welterweight champion earned $827,000 betting on the NBA Playoffs and the fight between middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Willy Monroe. Mayweather posted on Instagram his wages where he bet $350,000 on a four-day period. "The last four days have been great. I'm getting paid while watching others perform and entertain me." Mayweather…

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Roger Mayweather wants nephew Floyd to fight Pacquiao anew »

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) works out with his uncle Roger Mayweather at the Mayweather Boxing Club on April 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather Jr. will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. AFP PHOTO / JOHN GURZINSKI

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Could a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. happen? Trainer Roger Mayweather certainly hopes so. Talking to OntheRopesBoxing.com, the older Mayweather said both his nephew and Pacquiao should be at a 100 percent for the rematch if ever a sequel to the “Fight of the Century” actually happens. READ: No rematch as Pacquiao won’t ever beat Mayweather anyway, says Floyd Sr. “If you’re going to give the fans a hundred percent of…

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Arum: Pacquiao ‘100 percent’ for Mayweather fight »

Bob Arum

With lawsuits piling up against Manny Pacquiao, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum said his top fighter was “100 percent” for the much ballyhooed welterweight fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May 2. Until, as Arum told BoxingScene.com, Pacquiao re-injured his right shoulder in the fourth round. “The last week, as predicted by the doctor, the shoulder was fine. Manny was sparring the last two weeks, sparring well,” Arum said. “It wasn't until…

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