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Like Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao, other famous fights that arrived too late

Floyd Mayweather's showdown is not the only fight that has taken too long to arrive. Steve Luckings looks at the other most high-profile cases.

Oscar De La Hoya backs Pacquiao to beat Mayweather on May 2 but warns Filipino about referee

Speaking at the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club on Thursday, Oscar De La Hoya offered what he thought could be Manny Pacquiao's winning strategy for the Floyd Mayweather megafight.

Extra Time Podcast: Mayweather v Pacquiao - where to watch in UAE, De La Hoya’s pick and ticket fiasco - Ep 62

As May 2 approaches, Jon Turner and Steve Luckings provide all the info you need to make plans to watch the super-fight in the UAE, discuss recent comments made by Oscar De La Hoya, and address the ongoing ticket saga. Produced by Deepthi Unnikrishnan

Inside Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao: Mayweather’s last five fights

Ahead of the May 2 superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, The National looks at the fighters' recent histories. Here, Steve Luckings analyses Mayweather's last five fights.

Inside Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao: Manny’s last five fights

Ahead of the May 2 superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, The National looks at the fighters' recent histories. Here, Jon Turner analyses Pacquiao's last five fights.

Extra Time Podcast: Breaking down Manny Pacquiao v Floyd Mayweather - Ep 59

Jon Turner and Steve Luckings engage in a verbal blow-for-blow debating whether Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao is more likely to win the May 2 superfight.

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH

MANNY PACQUIAO

Chuck Culpepper spends a week with the Filippino boxing legend to deliver a four-part series that looks at the man as well as the people, places and culture that shaped him.

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Pacquiao’s record against Americans is encouraging but Mayweather is a different prospect

Manny Pacquiao's record against American's should encourage the Filipino ahead of May 2, but as Steve Luckings explains, Floyd Mayweather Jr is an entirely different prospect altogether.

Marquez, Cotto and the five defining world title fights of Manny Pacquiao’s career

Ahead of the May 2 Las Vegas superfight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jon Turner looks at PacMan's five most defining world titles.

Before a go at Manny Pacquiao, a look at how Floyd Mayweather won his titles

Ahead of his shot at Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, Steve Luckings looks at how Floyd Mayweather acquired each of his five titles.

How Floyd Mayweather has recently fared at MGM Grand, his spiritual boxing home

Steve Luckings looks at five of the best performances by Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, his favourite venue to box at.

Manny Pacquiao a champion at eight weights, but to what legitimacy?

Steve Luckings examines whether 'Manny Pacquiao, eight-weight world champion' would more accurately be described as 'Manny Pacquiao, a boxer who has won titles for different organisations in eight divisions'.

In Pictures

Oscar De La Hoya on Pacquiao v Mayweather - video

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya weighs in on the upcoming fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr, on the sidelines of the Icons Cup at the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. Produced by Jonathan Raymond

Manny Pacquiao works out ahead of May 2 superfight with Floyd Mayweather – in pictures

Images from Manny Pacquiao's training session in Hollywood, California on Wednesday ahead of the May 2 'fight of the century' with Floyd Mayweather.

Floyd Mayweather trains ahead of May 2 Manny Pacquiao showdown – in pictures

Images from a Floyd Mayweather training session on Tuesday in front of the media as he builds anticipation for the May 2 superfight with Manny Pacquiao.

Embedded with Team Pacquiao: Manny the boxer in pictures

Part 1 of 3: Former photographer for The National Mike Young spent 18 months on the inside of Team Pacquiao and gives an exclusive look at Manny's life through his lens ahead of the May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather.

Embedded with Team Pacquiao: Manny away from the ring in pictures

Part 2 of 3: Former photographer for The National Mike Young spent 18 months on the inside of Team Pacquiao and gives an exclusive look at Manny's life through his lens ahead of the May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather.

Embedded with Team Pacquiao: Manny, Man of the People in pictures

Part 3 of 3: Former photographer for The National Mike Young spent 18 months on the inside of Team Pacquiao and gives an exclusive look at Manny's life through his lens ahead of the May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather.