Jay Rood

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. pummels the speed bag during a media workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: John Gurzinski/Getty Images

Say what you like about undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor’s upcoming contest (“boring” and a “farce(...)

Floyd Mayweather jnr (centre) and Manny Pacquiao hold the World Boxing Championship welterweight belt, which will go to the winner of their Saturday night bout, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Photograph: Monica Almeida/New York Times

Las Vegas was gearing up for a knockout weekend as A-listers and high-rollers flooded into the gambling resort on Friday for what has been labelled th(...)

Three-quarters of bets placed in MGM resort sports books have been for Manny Pacquaio. Photograph: Getty

Few fighters have embodied the nominal title of people’s champion more completely than Manny Pacquiao. It turns out he’s also the people’s choice at t(...)