November 2010 Blog Posts (25)

Manny Pacquiao and Bob Arums Double Standard

Amazing how Bob Arum wants all the people that Manny Pacquiao fight to come down in weight and a catch weight at that, and just drain the fighters of their strength. Now when they throw Juan Manual Marquez in the picture and Marquez wants a catch weight of no more than 144lbs, now it's a big deal to Arum. He said that Manny will fight at 147lbs the welterweight limit. So now it's a problem.

Come on Bob Arum. You can't make everybody…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 29, 2010 at 2:45pm — 1 Comment

Marquez vs Pacquiao Trilogy or Face the winner of Alexander vs Bradley?

Wow, what a performance by Juan Manuel Marquez. When the going get's tough, Marquez get's tougher. It seems like anytime Marquez get's knocked down, that is when the blood get's flowing. Marquez got dropped by Katsidis in the 3rd round but he knew not to rush in on Marquez. When it comes to Marquez, he is one of the few fighters that can fight backing up. He can sit in the pocket and pick you apart. At 37yrs old he is very impressive. Katsidis…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 29, 2010 at 9:56am — 1 Comment

Breaking News: Floyd Mayweathers Engagement is a Sham

Breaking News: Source bossip.com



A source within Floyd Mayweather, Jr.‘s inner circle has confirmed to BOSSIP exclusively what we suspected months ago: Mayweather’s surprise engagement to ‘model’ Shantel Jackson is no more than a publicity stunt crafted to undo some of the damage to Floyd’s public image.

According to our source, who asked to remain anonymous, Floyd’s engagement was a strategy he concocted with 50 Cent‘s help…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 24, 2010 at 4:45pm — 3 Comments

Mayweather: The World Didn't Know The Smaller Man Won



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Added by Karceno on November 23, 2010 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Goossen: "Paul Williams May Return To 147-Pounds"

By Mark Vester CREDIT -> Boxingscene.com



According to promoter Dan Goossen, Paul "The Punisher" Williams may be returning to the welterweight division for a while. Last Saturday in Atlantic City, Williams was knocked out in two rounds by WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez. Since 2008, Williams has been taking fights at 154 and 160-pounds. Williams' height of 6'3, and 81-inch reach, made it very difficult to land fights at…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 22, 2010 at 2:14pm — No Comments

ALEX ARIZA BAD CHOICE OF WORDS CONCERNING PACQUIAO HAS PUT HIM IN A BAD LIGHT



video by AP

written by karceno

After a night in which Manny Pacquiao captured his 8th title in so many weight divisions, all should have been smiles from the pacquiao camp but it wasn't. Reports of yelling in the back rooms, lead to this bizarre interview with Alex Ariza in which he makes comments on "wishing to give manny banned substances" even mentioned "giving manny a hit of cocaine" as a pick me up. Mentioning the only fact that he… Continue

Added by Karceno on November 22, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Sergio Martinez KO's Paul Williams



By Lem Satterfield



ATLANTIC CITY -- For his past three fights, and nearly the past year, the Boardwalk Hall has been Sergio Martinez's empire.



It was there that in December, even as he lost a disputed, non-title clash of southpaws to former three-time titlist Paul Williams in a fight where both boxers were down in the first round, Martinez left his adversary requiring stitches for lacerations around both… Continue

Added by BoxingSocialist on November 22, 2010 at 9:43am — No Comments

Danny Green outpoints BJ Flores

Source: Fightnews.com

By Ray Wheatley

IBO cruiserweight champion Danny Green (31-3, 27 KOs) retained the title when he was awarded a clear twelve round decision over previously unbeaten B J Flores (24-1, 15 KOs) on Wednesday night at the Challenge Stadium in Perth, Western Australia.



Flores connected with accurate left jabs and used clever foot work to evade many of Green’s heavy punches in the early rounds. Referee…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 17, 2010 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Mike Tyson Claims Self-Defense in $25 Million Assault Suit

Source: Boxingscene.com

Mike Tyson claims he needed to get aggressive with a paparazzo at LAX last year because he felt the photog had put him in "immediate danger" ... this according to legal docs obtained by TMZ.



The docs were submitted in response to a $25 million lawsuit filed earlier this year -- in which Tyson was accused of assaulting and battering Antonio Echevarria in an airport terminal last November.



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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 17, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Pacquiao Cancels TMZ Appearance To Treat Injuries

By TMZ Staff -- From Boxingscene.com



Manny Pacquiao didn't walk away unscathed from that championship bout after all -- his people say he's laid up in bed with injuries to his ribs and wrist.



Manny's reps just showed up at our office and told us Manny is seeing a doctor right now at his home in L.A. ... to determine if he fractured any bones during this past Saturday's fight with Antonio Margarito.



Manny's camp says…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 15, 2010 at 4:52pm — No Comments

My Predictions for 11/13

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Added by Juicy Jones on November 13, 2010 at 10:42am — No Comments

My Predictions for 11/13

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Added by Juicy Jones on November 13, 2010 at 10:42am — No Comments

Why boxing needs a Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight.

History. Two elite warriors in the prime of their careers. Flashbacks of the greatest fights ever! Hearns vs Hagler, Ali vs Frasier, Duran vs Sugar Ray, the list goes on. Manny vs Floyd would hold the privilege of ranking among these infamous rivalries. You always hear stories from those who lived through the experience of watching Ali come… Continue

Added by MannyandMayweather.com on November 11, 2010 at 1:05pm — No Comments

My Analysis of Juan Manuel Lopez VS Rafael Marquez

http://boxinghead.blogspot.com/2010/11/juan-manuel-lopez-vs-rafael-marquez.html


A lot of people are talking about how Juanma has now cleared up questions about his chin. I disagree. I think it got worse in the last fight with Marquez.…
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Added by Juicy Jones on November 9, 2010 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Margarito Message to Pacquiao "Just Say No To Steroids"



photo by FANHOUSE
By Karceno


Another day at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy to some, but this day something different was in the air or on the wall. A message to Manny Pacquiao from team Margarito, "Just Say No To Steroids". Another swift jab to Pacquiao camp just before they head out to Texas. This could just put Manny in a position where his pride will make him fight the type of fight Margarito…
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Added by Karceno on November 8, 2010 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Haye: Drop The Slave Contract and I'll Fight a Klitschko

By Ruslan Chikov



David Haye has once again attacked the contract demands of the Klitschko brothers, Vitali and Wladimir. He continues to claim the two brothers are making unreasonable demands in the contracts presented to him.



Haye had previously complained about the proposed split of the television money. He doesn't want to share any of the money that he stands to receive from Sky Sports pay-per-view. The Klitschkos have proposed…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 8, 2010 at 1:49pm — 2 Comments

Rafael Marquez To Be Out For Six Months, Hairline Fracture

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez, notifight.com



Featherweight Rafael Marquez will be out of action for six months due to the injury he suffered to his right shoulder during Saturday's exciting fight against Puerto Rican southpaw Juan Manuel Lopez, the WBO featherweight. The fight happened at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The injury prevent Marquez from being able to come out for the ninth round. The recovery period will prevent Marquez from fighting…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 8, 2010 at 1:47pm — No Comments

ROSS GREENBURG DOESNT KNOW WHY MAYWEATHER TURNED DOWN THE PACQUIAO FIGHT

In late July, following the second round of failed negotiations for a Floyd

Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao clash, HBO Sports President Ross

Greenburg acknowledged that he acted as a mediator
between Pacquiao's

promoter Bob Arum, Top Rank Promotions' CEO, and Mayweather's manager, Al

Haymon, even as Golden Boy Promotions' president, Oscar De La Hoya, and

Mayweather's adviser, Leonard Ellerbe, had denied that

negotiations took…
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Added by Karceno on November 4, 2010 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Paul Williams discusses Martinez, Pacquiao and Mayweather

By Lem Satterfield



On Nov. 20, welterweight (147 pounds), junior middleweight (154 pounds) and middleweight (160 pounds) contender, Paul Williams, (above, at right) will rematch WBC middleweight king Sergio Martinez (above, at left) in an HBO televised bout from the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.



Atlantic City was the site of Williams-Martinez I, a clash of southpaws during which both fighters were dropped in the first round,…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 3, 2010 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Lucian Bute going to Showtime ... oh yeah ...

ESPN.com reports that Showtime is in negotiations with Lucian Bute and his team to bring the IBF super middleweight titlist to Showtime for a three-fight deal.



"We are working on something, but nothing is finalized," said Jean Bedard, Bute's promoter at Interbox. "We are in serious discussions right now. That is as far as I can go right now. But what I can tell you is, yes, we are working on something.



"I don't want to go into…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 3, 2010 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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