October 2012 Blog Posts (73)

Floyd Mayweather: " How Can a 6 Million Dollar Fighter Offer Me Anything?"

By Kevin Davis



Floyd Mayweather has been one of the world's best fighters, for the past 16 years. With that being said it always seems that he is being targeted as a ducker when he has given the world 43 greats without a defeat. On the openning press tour for his Pacquiao vs Marquez 4 fight in December, Pacquiao stated that he is willing to accept a 55/45 split in favor of Mayweather, to make the fight happen. One big problem, Mayweather is the draw and the A-side of the card, so…

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Added by Karceno on October 31, 2012 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

TMT Promotions vs TMT (The Group) Floyd vs 50 Cent Breakdown of What's What



By Shawn Craddick



Just to add a little bit of Clarification. For those that are still confused about the TMT Logo, the Brand and so forth after seeing Floyd Mayweather wear the TMT hat the other day at a NBA Game. Floyd Mayweather coined the phrase TMT The Money Team. It originally started…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on October 31, 2012 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez 4: Undercards Taking Shape

The undercard matchups are starting to shape up for the megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez IV. The Philippines are becoming a big time boxing talent pool and have another sensation making his way up the ranks. What better spotlight to showcase another talented Filipino boxer than on the great Manny Pacquiao fight card. The fighter I mention? None other than Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta.

Now on to the opponent. Gesta will be facing IBF lightweight champion Miguel…

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Added by Manny "Mitts" Murillo on October 31, 2012 at 3:13am — No Comments

Team Broner already making Plans to target Burns after Demarco

By Kevin Davis



Weeks away from his mega fight with hard hitting Antonio Demarco, Team Broner is already making plans to clash with the UK bomber Ricky Burns. Broner’s trainer Mike Stafford said to Bleacherreport.com “We’ll go to Ricky Burns and get that other title. He’ll [Broner] be too fast, too smart and he’s (Burns) not strong enough, these guys are too slow for Adrien. He’s a special guy, a special guy.”



Who could argue that, and these are the type of fights that will… Continue

Added by Karceno on October 31, 2012 at 12:41am — No Comments

Amir Khan: Part of Reason of Freddie Roach Split was his Parkinson's Disease

Khan also said he saw some deterioration of Roach due to the trainer’s battle against Parkinson’s disease.



“It’s hard to see him older and getting worse,” Khan said. “I wish him the best. Freddie, with the Parkinson’s disease, he was struggling with instructions and couldn’t move as…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on October 30, 2012 at 10:57pm — No Comments

Carl Froch vs Yusaf Mack PPV on November 17th in Nottingham, England

HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 30, 2012) -- With a rematch against former World champion Lucian Bute still on the cards, as well as potential grudge rematches against Andre Ward and Mikkel Kessler in International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight champion Carl "The Cobra's" Froch's future, the…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on October 30, 2012 at 2:14pm — No Comments

EXCITING MIDDLEWEIGHT PROSPECT FERNANDO GUERRERO AND J'LEON LOVE RETURN NOV 3 FOX SPORTS

LOS ANGELES, October 26 - Fists will be flying on Saturday, November 3, in Humble, Texas when middleweight young…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on October 29, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Devon Alexander will lose his title if he does not face Kell Brook

The International Boxing Federation have warned Devon Alexander that if he opts for a different opponent than British Welterweight star Kell Brook, he faces the high possibility of losing his IBF title.That title is one Devon Alexander acquired only two weeks ago at the new Barclay's Center in Brooklyn New York against hard punching veteran Randall Bailey in a easy unanimous decision.Brook 29-0, is the mandatory challenger for Alexander after winning several eliminator bouts, his recent bout…

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Added by coxymcfc on October 29, 2012 at 11:02am — 2 Comments

Virgil Hunter Using Technology to build Amir Khan's Chin (Pics Inside)

By Shawn Craddick



This seems like something out of Rocky IV when Rocky Balboa was using the old fashion training techniques and the Russian Drago was using all the high technology to prepare for his fight against Rocky. Although the technology was impressive and it had all the oooo's…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on October 28, 2012 at 9:19pm — No Comments

Arum: "Tuesday we should be making an announcement on Donaire-Arce"

By Kevin Davis



Looks as if the fight is still going to happen, just not in Mexico. Nonito Donaire didn't feel as if he needed to defend his title on Arce home court, unless they backed up a huge money truck. Then you have Jorge Arce who wants to be paid like he is Donaire. Which makes this a hard cookie to crack.



Being a promoter is not as easy as it looks,because there is a ton of ego involved in boxing and to be able to maintain that and be effective at your job, speaks… Continue

Added by Karceno on October 28, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments

Dulorme Stopped in 7th Round

In a stunning upset,for most fans, rugged Argentine Luis Carlos Abregu (34-1, 30 KOs) scored a seventh round TKO over previously unbeaten WBC #1 welterweight Thomas Dulorme (16-1, 12 KOs) on Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. Abregu took the fight to Dulorme, dropping him in round three and had him in all kinds of trouble, but Dulorme survived the round. Abregu dropped Dulorme again in the seventh and the bout was waved off! Time 2:35.



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Added by Karceno on October 28, 2012 at 3:50am — No Comments

Deontay Wilder has Surpassed Mike Tyson's Record

By Shawn Craddick



Olympic Bronze Medalist Winner Deontay Wilder has surpassed Mike Tyson's string of Knockouts by knocking out 25 opponents straight. Mike Tyson knocked out 19 straight before facing James Tillis and then Mitch Green. Both of those fights went 10 rounds. Although…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on October 26, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Nonito Donaire has Negotiated atleast $800,000 Per Fight with Toprank

By Shawn Craddick



Recently Nonito Donaire has been trying to secure a fight with Jorge Arce, but it seems as if those plans are falling through the crack. Although they both want to fight each other, there is always a money factor. Nonito said that Arce wants to much money and that it…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on October 26, 2012 at 11:16am — No Comments

Emanuel Steward Loses His Fight with Cancer

Legendary boxing trainer Emanuel Steward died earlier aged 68, he lost his battle against colon cancer. He was a delightful man and charmed people inside and outside of the ring and was well recognised and greatly admired.

His reputation was built up at the Kronk gym in Detroit and his very…

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Added by Manny Pacquiao on October 25, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Andre Berto vs. Robert Guerrero – “Fight Of the Year Candidate”

With his reputation hanging in the balance Andre Berto will have to make some significant moves on the 24th November against six time World Champion Robert Guerrero, it will be a Welterweight bout at the Citizens Business Bank in Ontario, California will host this treble header event, including…

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Added by Manny Pacquiao on October 25, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Boxing Radio Report Script

Kell Brook vs. Victor Saldivia, Daniel Jacobs, Devon Alexander, Danny Garcia vs. Eric Morales & Peter Quillin vs. Hassan N’Dam

British news first of all so everyone can understand the link up with what happened in Brooklyn last night and who is wanting who as their next opponent, well our very…

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Added by Manny Pacquiao on October 25, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Family gathers with ailing Detroit boxing icon Emanuel Steward

The family of Emanuel Steward, the Godfather of Detroit boxing, has asked for prayers and comfort as the 68-year-old boxing icon recuperates from surgery.

"At this point, I'm asking EVERYBODY to LEAVE US ALONE so that we can comfort and…

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Added by mayorga duran on October 25, 2012 at 1:48pm — 1 Comment

POT SHOTS: Barclays, Barclays, Barclays & More

And now, another installment of Pot Shots. Isn't that great? I apologize for the delay but things come up and -- well, there's no time to lie. A lot happened over the weekend, let's get into it. Also, when you're done reading, be sure to hit me up below, on Twitter@12ROUNDERBOXING or drop me a line the old fashioned way by clicking …

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Added by 12ROUNDER Boxing on October 24, 2012 at 10:44pm — No Comments

Manny's wife, Jinkee Pacquiao and Brother run for political offices also

By Kevin Davis

   

Jinkee Pacquiao, wife of boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, surprised everyone yesterday afternoon when she filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) to run for vice governor of Sarangani province in the May 2013 elections.

Jinkee arrived…

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Added by Karceno on October 24, 2012 at 8:23pm — No Comments

IT'S ALL OR NOTHING FOR ANDRE BERTO

By Kevin Davis   

 

A year and a half ago  Andre Berto was on top of the welterweight division with talks of a Floyd Mayweather bout at hand, he took a challenged from a hungry young Jr. Welterweight who was ready to step up and take the title. Victor Ortiz surprised Berto with his power…

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Added by Karceno on October 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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