There were worse decisions than Manny Pacquiao’s majority decision victory over Juan Manuel Marquez in 2011, but none were as high-profile as their third bout.
The result of Pacquiao-Marquez III was seen as the “Robbery of the Year” by 43 percent of the fans who voted in this year’s ******.com…Continue
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There is information circulating in Poland that former two-division champion Tomasz Adamek (44-2, 28KOs) is interested in appearing on the Sergio Martinez-Matthew Macklin card, which is scheduled to happen on March 17th at the Theater in New York's Madison Square Garden. Adamek is back in training after…
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The holidays are not bright for heavyweight contender Amir Mansour (16-0), who received a 14-month prison sentence for violating his probation, according to the News Journal. Mansour, 38-years-old, returned to boxing after serving over an eight year sentence in federal prison for a drug possession conviction.…
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By Kevin Davis
In a perfect world, a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would have already been in it's 3rd match by know. Due to the politcs to protect the world's most overrated athlete, This fight has been prolonged so that greedy promoters can make their pennies…Continue
Every boxing fan/expert has an opinion about who the best is both currently and all time.
This is my current Pound for Pound rankings.
1. Floyd Mayweather. With his recent 3 month jail term coming up his stock is likely to drop as it looks like he won't be fighting May 5th. For now Mayweather who is far and away the best boxer in the sport holds this spot. Before you go complaining that he only fights tune up fights anyone other than Sergio Martinez who is two weight classes…Continue
With answers required by Golden Boy Promotions recently over the win of Peterson over Khan, things are getting more and more suspicious and looming to become an even greater embarrassment to boxing. The year 2011 is ending with so much drama about the scorecards. Richard Schaefer said in the conference…Continue
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Two of the biggest names in boxing came together during the 49th Annual WBC Convention in Las Vegas last week and engaged in preliminary discussions about an exhibition match to benefit Barry's Boxing - a non-profit boxing gym that's become an institution in Las Vegas through the years.
Thomas Hearns and Floyd Mayweather Sr agreed to face each other in an exhibition, agreeing it would be a fine way to give back to the community and help raise $125,000 USD for a much-needed locker room…Continue
Added by NevaLostNevaWill on December 23, 2011 at 8:36am — No Comments
And honestly, I don't see anyone in their divisions beating them any time soon.
By J-H from Boxingscene forum…
PW: “Of course I beat Lara. Watch the fight again. I threw more punches, and landed more…
Koncz said he was “certain that Mayweather would get reduced time for good behavior” but stressed that they are “not going to worry about who Manny is going to fight until after the holidays. But we now have a certainty as to Mayweather’s status is which we didn’t know before. So it's good and it's…Continue
Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 4:41pm — No Comments
After reports recently of a brand new start for Kelly Pavlik after battling alcoholism, he is once again in trouble as he continues to battle the disease. Pavlik was arrested this morning at his home in Canfield, Ohio and booked on charges of driving under the influence, failing to stop after an accident and failing to…Continue
Added by Joe Habeeb on December 22, 2011 at 1:52pm — No Comments
Initial reaction to Mayweather’s sentencing…
“It is what it is. He’s been through a number of these charges before. This time he pleaded guilty. It speaks for itself. He pleaded what he pleaded and I don’t know…
Added by MrBOXINGTODAY on December 22, 2011 at 1:03pm — No Comments
Yesterday, I told you that every single day a story will come out with zero evidence of who Kobe Bryant or Vanessa Bryant are possibly dating, but similar to a Tim Tebow pass, the accuracy will be lacking.
Today on The Bold and the Bryants that Fast food site you guys like to visit often…Continue
Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 12:54pm — No Comments
Lou DiBella was in fine form, if not rare form, on Tuesday as he chatted with fightwriters alongside his ace middleweight, Sergio Martinez. Combustible Lou slammed HBO for what he said is an unfair playing field, slammed Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. as an "arrogant little (penis)" and "spoiled little brat," said…Continue
Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 12:42pm — No Comments
Current WBC Ssuper lightweight world champion Erik “Terrible” Morales underwent emergency surgery today after a gallbladder pain and it is not known if this will affect his next fight. El “Terrible” was operated for a small stone in the gallbladder just this morning (December 21). Fernando Fernandez,…Continue
Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 12:14pm — No Comments
WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now set to be dealt another blow following the handing down of a six-month prison sentence to the fighter - as the WBC are now almost certain to strip him of his 147lb title.
The 34 year-old, who begins his stretch on January 6th,…
to people who actually understand law n all that...this isnt for you...for people to people celebrating...yall dont understand anything n should go watch some law & order since thats probably the only thing that can dumb it down for u
accepting a plea deal does NOT mean he's guilty...thats what lawyers tell you to do so you dont have to worry about facing a full sentence IF you are found guilty...instead of having to do the whole trial and waste time they do this to just…Continue
CANFIELD, Ohio - Former boxing champ Kelly Pavlik is free on bond after being arrested for a DUI late Wednesday night.
According to an arrest report, Pavlik allegedly hit a lamp post and telephone pole with a green ATV before driving home. When officers came to…