After Manny Pacquiao outclassed Timothy Bradley earlier this month, it became painfully obvious that outside of a fifth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez, there really weren’t any viable opponents for Pacman within the current stable of Top Rank talent.

Top Rank, which has its fights televised on HBO, and Golden Boy Promotions, whose fights air on Showtime, have been in a “Cold War” of sorts for years now. This war has come at the cost of many fans, and endlessly torments the diehards that stick around. It’s also largely responsible for Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. failing to face off in their primes.

Now, though, Arum and Golden Boy founder Oscar De La Hoya might be coming together to organize a blockbuster involving Pacquiao and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez. A melding of promotions with names this big could be a major step toward mending fences.

Read more at Sportsworldnews.com

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The old Manny Pacquiao returned for thrilling bursts, hounding Timothy Bradley onto the ropes and battering the welterweight champion with whip-quick combinations that recalled the Pacman’s magical prime.

The older Pacquiao couldn’t finish the trick, however.

Although he tried mightily, Pacquiao didn’t stop or even really hurt Bradley during 12 mostly exciting rounds Saturday night, settling for the lucrative revenge of a unanimous-decision victory.

Read more at Mantecabulletin.com

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Tim Bradley: Manny Pacquiao fight is ‘seek and destroy, him or me’

April 9, 2014

Tim Bradley could probably retire undefeated. But if Bradley’s legacy did not include a second victory over Manny Pacquiao, the WBO welterweight beltholder still would consider his career to be unfulfilled, according to statements he made during Saturday’s night’s first of three episodes of 24/7: Pacquiao-Bradley II on HBO. Bradley (31-0, 12 knockouts) is coming […]

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Bradley: No shower, no socks

April 2, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – This one’s good enough for Ripley’s. Believe it or not, Timothy Bradley said the reason he injured his feet during his June 2012 encounter with Manny Pacquiao is that he wore no socks inside the ring. “I didn’t have the support I needed because I didn’t wear any socks and the ring […]

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Nacho Likes Marquez-Alvarado, Not Pacquiao-Marquez 5

March 24, 2014

Trainer Nacho Beristain is looking forward to Juan Manuel Marquez’s returns on May 17th, when he faces Mike Alvarado (34-2, 23KOs) at the Forum in Los Angeles, California. It will be the first fight for Marquez (55-7-1, 40KOs) since a twelve round split decision loss to WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley last October. “He is […]

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Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Could Meet In $100 Million Super Fight

March 17, 2014

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are currently preparing for their next fights, but both boxing superstars are allegedly looking at the big picture – their long-proposed dream showdown. Pacquiao is already in the critical part of his training camp for his rematch against Timothy Bradley on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las […]

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