With the global economy mired in a recession, a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton apparently is all the stimulus that thousands of boxing fans from the United Kingdom and the Philippines needed to shell out up to $5,000 apiece to make the trip for Saturday night’s showdown at the MGM Grand Garden.
The tough part was watching his mother move slowly down the stairs with two newly shined black eyes. The confusing part was watching his father laugh in her face shortly after his fists inflicted the damage.
Maybe Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton are simply too nice to trash-talk each other. Or maybe the fighters can’t get a word in edgewise amid their trainers’ verbal feud.
Ricky Hatton said there’s a misconception about himself that he wanted to clarify.
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — It’s chaos at the Wild Card Boxing Club.
Chad Dawson finds himself in a battle as the IBF light heavyweight champion prepares for his May 9 rematch against Antonio Tarver.
Augie Sanchez was carried out on a stretcher the last time he fought.