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Latest Pacquiao fight sold over 300K PPVs, says Arum

Top Rank chief Bob Arum says Manny Pacquiao’s fight with Jessie Vargas last November 6 sold “a little over 300,000” pay-per-view units, USA Today reported.

Vargas on fighting Pacquiao: It’s like a fast chess match

Jessie Vargas headed into the biggest fight of his life Saturday (Sunday in Manila) feeling supremely confident he will be able to shock the world.

Punchstats: Pacquiao outguns Vargas

Manny Pacquiao emerged as the clear winner of his 12-round welterweight title fight with Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Center, punching more accurately and powerfully.  

Pacquiao skips post-fight presser due to nasty cut

Manny Pacquiao had to sit out the press conference scheduled after his title-winning conquest against Jessie Vargas on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center here.

Mayweather shows up at Pacquiao fight, watches ringside

Floyd Mayweather Jr. tried to steal the spotlight at the Thomas & Mack Center here Saturday (Sunday in Manila) by showing up shortly before Manny Pacquiao took the floor against Jessie Vargas.

Pacquiao tames younger, taller Vargas

Manny Pacquiao fought barely looking like a 37-year-old, stalking Jessie Vargas and outgunning him to become the new WBO welterweight champion in front of a packed crowd at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday (Sunday in Manila).

Donaire yields title to Magdaleno in decision loss

Nonito Donaire Jr. lost his WBO super bantamweight title to challenger Jessie Magdaleno, who hacked out a unanimous decision victory in a close, action-filled bout Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas (Sunday in Manila).

Age likely excuse if Pacquiao loses, says Mayweather

A day before Manny Pacquiao challenges WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he is already expecting to hear a possible excuse from Pacquiao’s camp in case the Filipino loses.

Bradley picks Pacquiao, but says 'tough' Vargas will survive

Timothy Bradley sees Manny Pacquiao winning a decision over Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Arena on Saturday (Sunday in Manila).

LOOK: Pacquiao feasts on bulalo, kebab after weigh-in

After breezing through the scales Friday at the official weigh-in at the Encore Theatre here in Wynn Las Vegas (Saturday in Manila), Manny Pacquiao made sure to replenish himself.

Ready to rumble: Pacquiao, Vargas hurdle scales

Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas on Friday (Saturday in Manila) overcame the last hurdle heading to their title showdown, safely making the welterweight limit and looking primed to go.

Mayweather may again watch Pacquiao fight, says Roach

Freddie Roach believes Floyd Mayweather is interested in a rematch with Manny Pacquiao that he thinks the retired boxer will be watching the Filipino’s fight with Jessie Vargas on Saturday (Sunday in Manila).

Vargas trainer looks to disrupt Pacquiao’s composure

Manny Pacquiao frenetic style inevitably leaves him open to counterpunches. For the camp of Jessie Vargas, successfully capitalizing on such disadvantage translates to creating chaos in Pacquiao’s mindset.

Magdaleno out to 'rip Donaire's head off'

A confident Jessie Magdaleno on Thursday (Friday in Manila) took the podium here and boldly declared that he is going after Nonito Donaire’s head when they collide this weekend.

Jinkee wants Manny to finish Vargas early

Jinkee Pacquiao is joining the clamor for his husband to finally end his seven-year knockout drought on Saturday here (Sunday in Manila) against Jessie Vargas.

Vargas sees himself as young Marquez

If there ever was a fighter whom Jessie Vargas relates to the most, it is someone Manny Pacquiao knows a lot about.

Roach sees Pacquiao testing Vargas' power first

Freddie Roach would command Manny Pacquiao to keep the fight at the center of the ring when he takes on Jessie Vargas here on Saturday.

Donaire guarantees KO win

Nonito Donaire Jr. is gunning for no less than a knockout win when he defends his WBO super bantamweight title against undefeated prospect Jessie Magdaleno at the Thomas & Mack Center here on Saturday (Sunday in Manila).

Not-so-packed ‘Pacquiao bus’ hits road to Vegas

What used to be a jam-packed, fun-filled passenger bus carrying part of Manny Pacquiao’s huge entourage to his fights to the world’s gambling capital left Los Angeles Monday (Tuesday in Manila) surprisingly under half its capacity.

Confident of a win over Vargas, Roach eyes Canelo for Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao may still have his hands full here Saturday against Jessie Vargas, but Freddie Roach has already begun envisioning the future.

Vargas camp expecting the best Pacquiao

The camp of WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas is bracing for the best version of Manny Pacquiao to show up at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Saturday (Sunday in Manila).

Penalosa says 'slow-motion' Vargas no match for Manny

Arguably the best Filipino technical boxer ever weighed in on Jessie Vargas’ chances to pull off an upset against Manny Pacquiao when they lock horns next week in Las Vegas.

LOOK: Sylvester Stallone visits Pacquiao at Wild Card

 A familiar face dropped by the Wild Card Gym here to see Manny Pacquiao train and spar.

Sparmate warns Pacquiao: Fighting Vargas won’t be easy

One of Manny Pacquiao’s sparring partners has cautioned the Filipino icon against getting complacent in the ring with WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas.

Vargas: Beating Pacquiao will make me a legend

WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas isn’t lacking in motivations to win the biggest fight of his career against Manny Pacquiao.

Pacquiao polishes right hook, ready to neutralize Vargas' money punch

Manny Pacquiao has sharpened the punch that will likely be his key weapon against WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas next week.

Fortune says Vargas won’t run vs Pacquiao

When the bell rings on November 5 in Las Vegas (November 6 in Manila), expect WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas to come charging at Manny Pacquiao.

Pacquiao still prefers boxing ring at Wild Card

After sparring six rounds and doing mittwork with trainer Freddie Roach on Thursday (Friday in Manila), Manny Pacquiao bounced around the ring at the Wild Card Boxing Gym here in Hollywood.

LOOK: Pacquiao’s new mouthguard features Senate seal

Manny Pacquiao will head into his clash with Jessie Vargas next week proudly donning the seal of the public office he represents.

Pacquiao camp not hard-pressed for KO win

Despite the clamor for an elusive knockout win, the camp of Manny Pacquiao isn’t having any of it, saying that stopping WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas is not a priority.

Arum 'jokes' about pitting Pacquiao vs middleweight champ Golovkin

Top Rank Inc. chief Bob Arum started a joke, which did not really start the whole boxing world crying.