Now that the potential mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been put on hold once again because of Mayweather’s recent 90 day jail sentence, Pacquiao is now in search of a new opponent, possibly for the summer of next year.
Let’s take a look at some of the names that have been…Continue
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By Dan Ambrose: If WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39 KO’s) can’t get a rematch against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in early 2012, then the 38-year-old Marquez wants to move up in weight and take on World Boxing Organization light welterweight champion…Continue
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“I’m very comfortable working with him right now,” said DiBella. “I’m particularly comfortable knowing he has rededicated himself to boxing, that his weight is no longer an issue. I’ve got a lot of friends in Little Rock also and what you hear is that this is a new Jermain Taylor, or maybe more…Continue
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WBC Diamond beltholder and the boxer generally recognized as the true middleweight champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez held a press conference today at the Buenos Aires headquarters of the Association of Dairy Industry Workers of Argentina to set the record straight on the current situation with the WBC…
The whole world has been a buzz lately, because of a rumor that Floyd 'money' Mayweather made an unusual size bet. One million dollars on the New England Patriots vs the Denver Broncos. "Tebow mania" was sweeping the nation, everyone was falling in love with this kid with these amazing…Continue
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Mayweather Sr. saw Khan’s recent fight against Lamont Peterson and didn’t understand why Khan chose to run around the ring all night looking sloppy and needlessly wasting energy. Mayweather Sr. says he would have never let Khan fight like that if he were his…
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Manny Pacquiao has become the third most searched person on the Yahoo search engine in 2011, I already know what's the question of the Pacquiao drone followers, where was Floyd Mayweather? Let's just say he wasn't in the top ten. Before we start celebrating this as a Manny…Continue
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I've never been one to openly criticize the sanctioning bodies much. I’ve always felt that there are so many others out there who do more than enough of it for me. It’s almost as if I’ve become immune to all of the questionable acts that they do. At this point, nothing seems to surprises me any more.
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Last week the boxing world was up in arms with the announcement of Floyd Mayweather Jr. being sentenced to 90 days in jail for his involvement in a September 2010 domestic violence case with his former fiancé’ Josie Harris and two of his children.
Mayweather is the type of fighter that draws…
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World Boxing Council president Don Jose Sulaiman believes that the WBC should not strip Floyd Mayweather Jr. of his welterweight title because of his being sentenced to 90 days in prison.
Sulaiman told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard that while the “WBC officially has not…
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The 2011 Yahoo! Sports Trainer of the Year would not be my first choice if I managed fighters and had a promising young prospect in my stable.
I’d choose a trainer with more proven, time-tested methods, one who has developed a slew of fighters and made a positive impact on…
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SOME THINK THE “H” IN H-BO IS FOR HAYMON
San Francisco, CA- Last week while appearing on “Ring Talk Worldwide,” the Godfather of HBO Boxing, Hall of Famer broadcaster Larry Merchant, was asked to discuss an issue that other people in a position like Merchant would duck, run or avoid. But this is Larry…Continue
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"Things happens for a reason. This fight [with Peterson] has probably put me back three months because I want to get the win against Lamont Peterson [in a rematch] and get to where I want to be. I hear Mayweather is in prison for 90 days. I think he'll need a couple of months to get back into it again and…Continue
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Could 2012 Be Lil Kim’s Year???
We wonder how many people actually believe that it will be. Either way, the Queen Bee took to Twitter last night to reveal two things: one is the picture you see below (umm, ok), and the second is that she was in the studio with 50 Cent, Floyd…Continue
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Amir Khan has lodged an official appeal with the WBA and IBF concerning his December 10th loss against Lamont Peterson.
The now former double light-welterweight world champion has been told he'll hear the outcome by mid-January.
Khan's team, including Golden Boy Promotions, continue to be outraged by what they feel are examples of incompetence which directly led to their man losing his…
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By Joseph Herron:Although a deal has not been finalized, sources have indicated that Martinez/Macklin is very close to becoming a reality for a March 17th date at the newly renovated Madison…Continue
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Once again another monkey wrench has been thrown into the possibility of a potential Pacquiao - Mayweather clash, when the news was released last week that Floyd Mayweather was sentenced to 90 days in prison. After hearing reports that Manny Pacquiao had agreed to Mayweather’s entire drug testing demands, and…Continue
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Although Mayweather did except the plea deal, his lawyer does have an option to appeal the sentencing which could also possibly push back the date he…Continue
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