Sugar Ray Leonard talks to Manny Pacquiao, one boxing superstar to another. Pacquiao talks about watching Leonard on Beta tapes, having the same impact he had in boxing as a public servant, Tim Bradley, and his kids requesting that he fight and beat Floyd Mayweather before he retires.
The boxer turned Congressman broke the news in a radio station interview in his native Philippines on Monday, stating that he had decided to give up all his vices after the dream.
Fighting in front of a hometown audience Alexander dominated the non-title bout, capturing nine of 10 rounds on two judges' cards and walking away with a points victory of 100-90, 100-90 and 99-91 in his favour.
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and light-welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley were at a press conference in Los Angeles yesterday to announce their upcoming June 9 clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Mayweather who had his 90-day jail term pushed back till June 1 so he could fulfil a commitment to fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 5, was reinstated a license to box in the state at a hearing today.
The November 12 rubber match ended in questionable fashion when Pacquaio was awarded a majority decision win, much to the dismay of the audience and pundits around the world.