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Jessie Vargas: Facing Pacquiao Will Make Me a Better Fighter

Last month in Las Vegas, former two-division world champion Jessie Vargas (27-2) came up short in his pay-per-view showdown against Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao. Even though the result of the fight wa...Read More

Arum 'Very Pleased' With PPV Buys: Why Do We Need HBO PPV?

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is very pleased with the pay-per-view buyrate figures for his November 5th card, which a main event with Manny Pacquiao capturing the WBO welterweight title from Jessie Vargas ...Read More

'Fighting Words' - Lesser Manny Pacquiao Still More Than Enough

'Fighting Words' - Lesser Manny Pacquiao Still More Than Enough

by David P. Greisman - The boxer who was once one of the best fighters in the world can no longer be expected to be the best version of himself. He doesn’t need to be the best version of himself in or...Read More

Roach Not Pleased That Pacquiao Didn't Press Hard For a KO

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach was not satisfied with Saturday's performance by Manny Pacquiao. The Filipino star returned for the first time since his April trilogy win over Timothy Bradley, and...Read More

Arum Slams Crazy Judging in Pacquiao, Donaire Fights

Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas - Following the conclusion of Saturday night's pay-per-view, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum was upset with certain scorecards in two of the championship fights. ...Read More

Jessie Vargas: Fighting Manny Pacquiao Has Elevated My Game

Pacquiao, who retired from boxing for a while so he could learn the ropes of governing, is back. He has won a record eight division titles in his now 59-6-2 career, and has now won the won the World ...Read More

Manny Pacquiao-Jessie Vargas: Post-Fight Report Card

At 37, Manny Pacquiao doesn’t throw the same sustained combinations, doesn’t appear to have his finishing touch, and rarely fights three minutes of a round. Matched right, he doesn’t have to. There ar...Read More

Crawford's Trainer: I Thought Manny Pacquiao Lost a Step

Las Vegas - Brian McIntyre, trainer and co-manager of WBO/WBC junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford (29-0, 20KOs), was not overly impressed with Manny Pacquiao's victory on Saturday night at t...Read More

Video: Jessie Vargas Reflects on The Loss To Manny Pacquiao

Jessie Vargas discusses the decision loss to Manny Pacquiao - Las Vegas – Manny Pacquiao put on a dazzling display in his return to the ring after a brief retirement, scoring a unanimous decision over...Read More

Pacquiao's Win Praised By President, Politicians Back Home

The Philippine presidency on Sunday hailed the latest victory of boxing idol Manny Pacquiao, comparing his resolve to its own bloody and controversial war on drugs. ...Read More

Manny Pacquiao: I Invited Floyd Mayweather To The Fight

Manny Pacquiao showed he still has plenty of energy by dominating Jessie Vargas in a WBO title fight on Saturday – and his rival Floyd Mayweather was there to see it with a ringside seat....Read More

Manny Pacquiao: Whoever My Promoter Gives To Me - I'll Fight!

Despite giving away 10 years to his opponent, the 37-year-old Pacquiao fought with more intensity and energy, and dominated the American in the final rounds to close out an emphatic victory. ...Read More

Mayweather at Ringside Builds Speculation For Pacquiao II

With Mayweather watching intently from a ringside seat, Pacquiao dropped Jessie Vargas in the second round and bloodied his face Saturday night on his way to a lopsided decision that gave him a piece ...Read More

Manny Pacquiao Drops, Busts Up Vargas For WBO Belt

Manny Pacquiao Drops, Busts Up Vargas For WBO Belt

By Francisco Salazar - Manny Pacquiao was not going to stay retired after his April 9 win over Timothy Bradley. Not when there are potential fights against the likes of Terence Crawford or Floyd Maywe...Read More

Pacquiao vs. Vargas - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas Live Scorecard from Las Vegas - Boxing's only eight division world champion and the reigning Fighter of the Decade Senator MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO (58-6-2, 38 KOs), fr...Read More

Roach: I Promise Vargas and Cooper Will Cry After The Fight!

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach is predicting a wipeout when Manny Pacquiao challenges WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas later tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The fight will...Read More

Roach: Big KO of Vargas Will Guarantee a Mayweather Fight!

Freddie Roach, who trains eight division champion Manny Pacquiao, believes a superb knockout victory over Jessie Vargas will guarantee a 2017 rematch with retired pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather...Read More

Video: Dewey Cooper Confident Pacquiao is Going Down

Dewy Cooper Interview on Pacquiao- Vargas Video - Boxing's only eight division world champion and the reigning Fighter of the Decade Senator MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO (58-6-2, 38 KOs), from General Sant...Read More

Frank Warren Gives His Take on Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas

BoxNation viewers will need to top up the coffee pot on Saturday, or whatever else gets you through the night, as we have a marathon stretch of boxing that dedicated fight fans will not want to miss. ...Read More

Arum: If PPV Does Over 600K Buys, Pacquiao Makes Big Bucks

Manny Pacquiao meets a likable but relatively unknown Jessie Vargas on Saturday, with a piece of the welterweight title at stake. In the past that might have been enough to excite boxing fans, but Pac...Read More