Friday, January 27, 2012

Underdog Boxing: Is some sort of 50-50 separate fair for Pacquiao and Mayweather?


Quite a bunch of factors so why the aspiration combat between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather haven't taken place yet. The issues about where of course, if the battle will be held and know about medicine tests that will take place are just a few of the numerous reasons. But as of the moment, the most important roadblock to help producing the combats looks like it's in regards to the cash.


A few months ago, news writers from your Philippines cited Pacquiao when he said that he would prefer to take small purse. Then a few days back, Mayweather and Pacquiao discussed on the phone where Pacquiao said that he lacks the situations taking the fight as long as they divided up the purse down the center.


Following that conversation, the boxing world suddenly felt that there is a possible chance that the fight will likely be made. The two boxers talked and they did actually have allowed us create the fight. Nevertheless, that little shimmer of desire is useless ever again.


In an meeting with ESPN Mayweather said â??He (Pacquiao) enquired in regards to 50/50 divided up, and We told him no that will can't happen. But what might happen is you possibly can make extra money fighting me than you made in your career. â?


Mayweatherâ??s contention facilities on his pay-per-view selling capacities. In his last five fights Mayweather could sell 2. 4 million against Oscar de la Hoya, 920, 000 next to Ricky Hatton, 1. 05 with Juan Manuel Marquez, 1. 4 million towards Shane Mosley, together with 1. 25 million next to Victor Ortiz.


Pacquiao in contrast who has sold 1. 25 million against Miguel Cotto, 600, 000 against Clottey, 1. 15 million against Antonio Margarito, 1. 3 next to Mosley, and 1. forty-five million against Marquez.


Summing every thing up, Mayweather has sold a lot more than 7 million pay-per-views while Pacquiao sold less than 6 million, both within their last five fights.


If you take their last seven fights into mind which includes Pacquiaoâ??s fights against de la Hoya which sold 1. 25 million and against Hatton which sold 800, 000 together with Mayweatherâ??s fights against Carlos Baldomir and Zab Judah then their own buys are almost alike.


If you ask people, a 50-50 split is actually fair. Both fighters will only make this kind of money against each many other. But we canâ??t expect Mayweather to understand this. He thinks he is the savior of boxing. He thinks he has no peer, so in their own mind, no one deserves the same share of the cake with him.


The just solution here, at least in my view, is a 55-50 split. Give both fighters the expected amount to make Pacquiao happy then bump off Mayweatherâ??s split a tad further to satisfy their ego. This is a sane solution which will make everybody happy.


The problem though is that sane solutions are actually not the expertise with the people involved in creating this fight. Parties would rather take an all out publicity war rather than to sit down and try to hammer out a deal that can finally make this fight a fact.


Friday, January 20, 2012

Floyd Mayweather phone calls Pac-Man immediately after dialling him out - claims

Floyd Mayweather offers spoken to Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao by telephone to talk about a possible megafight up coming May, agents to each and every boxer confirmed to a number of media stores on Thursday.

Mayweather adviser Leonard Ellerbe confirmed the phone call to ESPN while Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum did the same to and Pacquiao themselves talked with ABS-CBN in the Philippines regarding the small discussion.


The Filipino record quoted Pacquiao as stating there would be no issue if Mayweather would certainly accept a 50-50 split of income from precisely what is expected to really do the richest fight in boxing history -- if it ever comes off.


Unbeaten US star Mayweather and Pacquiao, considered to be our planet's top pound-for-pound fighters, almost developed a deal to get a battle as soon as before but the American's insistence on unique anti-doping blood vessels tests helped get rid of the talks.

This time around, Mayweather carries a May 5 night out booked at a Las Vegas area while Pacquiao's promoter wishes a late May date you can save a huge outside arena so for tickets can be sold to increase earnings approximately $50 million.

"Floyd wishes to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 5 in which he moved as much as to achieve out to Manny Pacquiao professionally," Ellerbe said.

Ellerbe told ESPN that Mayweather called from Las Vegas to the Philippines after earlier this month phoning out southpaw Pacquiao on Twitter, taunting "Step Up, Punk" around the world welterweight champion.


Mayweather has been vocal with Pacquiao adviser Michael Koncz more than once in recent weeks, according to all studies.

Pacquiao, 54-3 with 2 drawn and 32 knockouts, provides won his previous 15 combats on the length of nearly seven years while Mayweather, 42-0 with 26 knockouts, need to serve a 90-day imprisonment sentence starting up June 1 after having a household violence conviction.

Arum said that the issue of who Pacquiao would likely next combat could well be resolved this coming week. Arum provided four various other probable foes for "Pac-Man" as next oppositions, which includes Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto and Americans Lamont Peterson, Tim Bradley and Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez.



Monday, January 2, 2012

SI analyst conjectures Pacquiao will forfeit in 2012


Philippine boxing popular Manny Pacquiao will forfeit a boxing match up in 2012 the very first time in seven several years, a boxing analyst from Sports Illustrated expected. 

Pacquiao have not lost a round due to the fact his unanimous decision setback to Erik Morales in 2005, but Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix is predicting that Pacquiao will forfeit to Juan Manuel Marquez this season.

"The actual two rivals have witnessed their opportunities come to be as interweaved as Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier," Mannix said of Pacquiao and Marquez.

"In thirty six rounds, only one--Pacquiao's 3-knockdown 1st round in the first fight--has definitely been recently decisive," he added.

Mannix declared since a mega-fight against undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr. aren't going to be possible until June, a fourth fight with Marquez "is the only real normal choice."

"And in one more back-and-forth battle (probably struggled looking at 50,000-plus fans at Cowboys Stadium) Marquez will finally acquire the triumph that has eluded him," Mannnix believed.

Pacquiao and Marquez have struggled three times, effortlessly three rounds contributing to debatable judgements. The newest installment, held last November 2011 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, saw Pacquiao eke out a number selection win regardless of struggling against Marquez through the night.

Mannix can also be guessing that the most eagerly anticipated fight in boxing, Pacquiao vs Mayweather, will not happen in 2012.

"Mayweather's not too long ago passed down prison entendement likely destroys any kind of possibility of making Mayweather-Pacquiao in the very first half of the year," Mannix said. "If Pacquiao will lose (against Marquez), there will unquestionably be a fifth fight relating to the 2, pushing any matchup with Mayweather into 2013."

Exciting fight for Donaire

Mannix also forecasted that Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire will get together Cuban boxer Yuri Gamboa in an interesting match-up later on in 2012.

"Gamboa and Donaire are both mind blowing abilities that frequently look for the knockout," he said.

Donaire will make his debut in the junior featherweight division in February 2012 against Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr., while Gamboa will move to the super featherweight section in March.

However the two boxers fight in various weight divisions, Mannix expects that they can meet later in 2012.

"The not enough quality oppositions for either will result in matchup between the two Top Rank-promoted fighters at the end of the season," he explained.


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