Two titans of their sport collide on FOX PPV on Saturday, as the legendary Manny Pacquiao faces the undefeated Keith Thurman with the WBA welterweight title on the line. Before all of Saturday's festivities, get hyped for the big fight with the full episode of FACE TO FACE.
Manny Pacquiao welcomes Maurico Pedroza and Héculez Gómez into his home for breakfast and some good conversation. Pacquiao describes what his ideal breakfast would be before he dives into the reason he's so motivated for his upcoming fight with Keith Thurman. Our crew joins Pacquiao for a workout and even challenges Pac-Man to a one-on-one basketball game. From billiards to darts, basketball to being a senator, Manny Pacquiao says if he had to choose a hobby, basketball is the winner and compares his game to that of Jason Kidd.
Boxing’s only eight-division world champion, Senator Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao dropped Keith “One Time” Thurman in round one and won a close split decision to earn a welterweight world title in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View event Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
In front of a sold-out crowd of 14, 356 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) once again dodged father time by putting on one of the most exciting performances of his career against Keith “One Time” Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs).
At the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, IBF Super Middleweight champion Caleb Plant (19-0, 11 KOs) made the first defense of his title by dominating Mike Lee (21-1, 11 KOs) and stopping him in three rounds.
Two-time Super Featherweight World Champion Gervonta "Tank" Davis participated in an open to the public workout on Thursday evening at his Baltimore training camp where he donated tickets to a local charity for his homecoming title defense against mandatory challenger Ricardo "Cientifico" Núñez on Saturday, July 27 live on SHOWTIME from Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
WBA/WBO lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko, the pound-for-pound Picasso and two-time Olympic gold medalist, will defend his belts Saturday, Aug. 31, against fellow Olympic gold medalist “Cool Hand” Luke Campbell, the pride of Hull, England, at The O2 in London.
Next up for Teofimo Lopez – a title shot. Lopez passed the toughest test of his young career, defeating the previously undefeated Masayoshi Nakatani via unanimous decision (118-110 2x and 119-109) in an IBF lightweight world title eliminator in front of 2,100 fans at The Theater at MGM National Harbor.
All-time boxing greats Erik Morales, Marco Antonio Barrera and Winky Wright, plus WBC Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter, previewed the Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman showdown for media on Thursday ahead the PBC on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View event taking place this Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
A few weeks ago at the St. Pete Boxing Club in Saint Petersburg, Florida former unified Junior Middleweight champion and International Boxing Hall-of-Fame member Ronald “Winky” Wright stood with former trainer Dan Birmingham answering questions from the media.
The media in attendance were awaiting the arrival of Birmingham’s current star pupil former unified Welterweight champion and current WBA “Super” Welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs). Thurman is set to face Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) this weekend in Las Vegas in the most important fight of his career thus far.
Bellator 222 has the promotion returning to Madison Square Garden with a heavily stacked card. Neiman Gracie and Rory MacDonald face each other in the main event for the welterweight title and Darrion Caldwell gets his rematch against Kyoji Horiguchi.
Bellator MMA is returning to New York City and the press conference is certain to announce additional bouts. Scheduled to appear are; Lyoto Machida (25-8), Chael Sonnen (30-16-1), Neiman Gracie (9-0), and Bellator President, Scott Coker.
This past weekend saw St Patricks Day get started off right with an absolutely solid card from top to bottom, take place in London England at the O2 Arena.
In the main event Jorge Masvidal returned from nearly 500 days away from the cage and shock the world and collective MMA community with a brutal knockout of Darren Till. Then for an encore, Masvidal got into a physical altercation with the man who was victorious in the Co-Main event, Leon Edwards.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 16: Jorge Masvidal reacts after his knockout victory over Darren Till of England in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at The O2 Arena on March 16, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
UFC Fight Night London features Darren Till taking on Jorge Masvidal in what is sure to be an action packed fight! Fistful of Cash podcast host Dale Lipan breaks down the main, and co-main event and serves up the odds.