February 2012 Blog Posts (232)

ADRIEN BRONER CALLING OUT THE BEST AT ALL LIGHTWEIGHTS

By Kevin Davis

Every since his victory over previously undefeated challenger Eloy Perez by impressive standards. He has been walking on air. After his fourth round stoppage, He told Max Kellerman of HBO that "Anyone can get it, Africans, Americans, Dominicans, and Mexicans. Anybody can get it." It came off as prepared and cocky, but in boxing that's what sells. Now he is calling out all lightweights to step up to the plate. "I want the best fighters at 130…

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Floyd Mayweather: I want 8oz Gloves against Cotto, We want Blood

By Shawn Craddick



Floyd Mayweather is truely not backing down from Miguel Cotto when they meet on May 5th. The Boxing Commission rules are if you are fighting at 154lbs and up then you must wear 10oz gloves. Anything 147lbs and below you wear 8oz gloves. Of course the…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on February 29, 2012 at 4:48pm — 3 Comments

MAYWEATHER TALKS ABOUT WHICH FIGHTERS HE WOULD PASS THE TORCH

By Kevin Davis

Floyd Mayweather said a lot of interesting things last night but what caught my attention the most is when he was reflecting on his departure from the game. Which may come in a couple of fights, but he gave names as to whom he would past the torch. In the past,  Andre Ward and Devon Alexander we're the two fighters that stated Mayweather said he would past them the torch. 

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Not to say he wouldn't someday, but…

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Added by Karceno on February 29, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Brian Viloria vs Omar Nino Romero March 31st

Integrated Sports Media, the pound-for-pound king of sports distribution in North America, announced today that it will distribute "Island Assault 4: The Battle," featuring the World Boxing Organization ("WBO") Flyweight Championship between defending champion Brian "Hawaiian Punch" Viloria and challenger Omar Nino Romero, March 31 live from Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines.



"Island Assault 4:The Battle," presented by Solar Sports, is being distributed…

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Abner Mares: If No Nonito, then I'll Fight Rigondeaux

By Shawn Craddick



Recently Abner Mares was being interviewed and was talking about fighting the best if he got the oppurtunity and he still would like to face Nonito Donaire if the money is right. He also let it be known that he is not afraid of anyone. He is not afraid to lose his…

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THE REASON MAYWEATHER V PACQUIAO HAS NOT HAPPENED REVEALED!!!

It is because Pacquiao's wife would leave him.

 

 

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50 Cent and Roger: Jail won't Affect Floyd at All, Here's Why (Video Inside)

By Jerome Winston



Today at the New York Press conference we received 50 Cent and Roger's views on Floyd Mayweather being ranked with the all time greats. Roger ran off a list of notable fighters before putting his nephew up there on the pedal stool. When asked about Floyd going to jail and will it affect him Roger mentioned being an athlete and after doing it for so many years you don't forget how to perform. He asked 50 Cent and 50 acknowledged that it's the same with the Music…

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COTTO: "I NEVER PUSHED TO GET A FIGHT WITH MAYWEATHER IN THE PAST"

By Kevin Davis



We all heard the stories on how Miguel Cotto was chasing Floyd Mayweather and Mayweather was ducking him, according to the unenlightened fans and media. During his interview with ESPN Miguel Cotto was asked about how he felt getting the Mayweather fight after trying to pursue it earlier in his career. Miguel Cotto answered and corrected the journalist who thought he knew more than he truly did.



"I never spoke to Arum about or pushed for a fight with…

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Added by Karceno on February 28, 2012 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

Miguel Cotto takes a Disrespectful Jab at Manny Pacquiao

By Shawn Craddick



Miguel Cotto took a swipe at Manny Pacquiao yesterday at the Puerto Rico Press Conference where him and Mayweather faced off. It seems as though Cotto is still upset at the way he lost to Manny Pacquiao when they squared off and Manny got a 12th round…

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Chisora suspended by WBC Heavyweight hit with "serious fine" and removed from rankings

"The WBC will also take off from the WBC rankings the name of Dereck Chisora and declare an indefinite suspension against fighting again for a WBC title, while demanding Chisora to take an anger management medical treatment after which his suspension will be reconsidered."…

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What is the criterion for “best of all time”?



First off, I need to mention that I don’t buy into the premise of using the term “best of all time” when it comes to boxing. I feel the correct term is “best up TO THIS point” when ranking fighters because we don t know what the future may hold. But as I thought about this topic, I wondered a few things; number one: Why does this rankings/list exist in the first place? #2 WHEN do these list become…

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Added by Kwasi Jenkins on February 28, 2012 at 6:14pm — 1 Comment

MAYWEATHER: "IT'S NOT ABOUT RACE, WE ARE ALL GOD"S CHILDREN"



By Kevin Davis

Floyd Mayweather made it very clear to Dana White and all the media who where in attendance, that it's not about Puerto Rico vs America, or a Puerto Rican vs an African-American. It's Floyd Mayweather vs Miguel Cotto, the way it's suppose to happen. Over the past few weeks Mayweather made some statements from the heart, that made others throw unjust criticism on him. Even calling him a…

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Added by Karceno on February 28, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Floyd Mayweather: Pacquiao or Nobody Else is Getting 50/50 to Fight Me

By Shawn Craddick



It's seems like Floyd Mayweather has laid down the law when it comes to fighting him. Speaking at a news conference Tuesday at the Apollo Theater to promote his May 5 bout against Miguel Cotto for the WBA Super Welterweight title, Mayweather said of…

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Floyd Mayweather: Manny Pacquiao is an Amazing Fighter, BUT ...

By Shawn Craddick



Yes, you heard it from Floyd Mayweather's mouth "Manny Pacquiao is an Amazing Fighter". If you know any better you know that it does not stop there. Floyd went on to say "But if your not hiding anything, then take the Test". It's a little confusing because…

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Mercito Gesta to Face Mexican Superstar Juan Manual Marquez on July 14th?

By Shawn Craddick



Looks like Mercito Gesta is up next to face Juan Manual Marquez on July 14th. This is being heavily rumored. It will be on the undercard of Nonito Donaire vs Cristian Mijares. Alot of fans are not happy with the Donaire vs Mijares fight but they are atleast kinda…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on February 27, 2012 at 11:58pm — 1 Comment

Marvelous Marvin Hagler: Manny Pacquiao is going to end up like Me

Berlin: The former undisputed world middleweight champion ‘Marvelous' Marvin Hagler warns Manny Pacquiao is destined to a similar career fate as his, if Floyd Mayweather won't agree to a legacy-cementing showdown with the Filipino fighter.



Speaking to Gulf News on the sidelines of the…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on February 27, 2012 at 11:15pm — 1 Comment

THE 5 MISTAKES TIM BRADLEY CAN'T MAKE AGAINST PACQUIAO

By Kevin Davis



Tim Bradley is already making one huge mistake he can't afford to make when facing and mega-star boxing champion like Manny Pacquiao. Counting backwards, I would like to point out these five mistakes that he cannot make.



Number five. The one he is making right now, 'getting to caught up into the moment of the event.' He has been the head of the promotion. Pacquiao has taken a back seat to Tim Bradley and let him steer the ship. Surprising from someone…

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Added by Karceno on February 27, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

MIGUEL COTTO MAY BE THE MOST CONFIDENT FIGHTER MAYWEATHER HAS EVER FACED

By Kevin Davis

The way the opening presser for the Mayweather vs Miguel Cotto fight started in Puerto Rico, you would thought Cotto was the favorite. Mayweather seemed rather, like it was another day at the office, while Cotto looked as if he could fight right then and there. Maybe Mayweather is already playing mind games with Cotto giving him a false sense of security. Making him believe he is not taking the fight serious and getting Cotto hopes up, but you could…

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Added by Karceno on February 27, 2012 at 5:07pm — 3 Comments

Freddie Roach: I hope Cotto get's one in and Knocks Mayweather Out

By Shawn Craddick



Freddie Roach thinks that Floyd Mayweather can out box Miguel Cotto, but still wishes someone would shut Floyd up. Freddie said, ""I think Mayweather can out-box him," Roach said. "I don't think Mayweather can knock him out. I hope Cotto does well. I hope he…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on February 27, 2012 at 4:32pm — 1 Comment

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