(Editor's Note: I have copied this press release from VisionQwest, in toto, from my pal Kevin "Karceno" Davis' excellent Boxing Socialist website.
(Manny Pacquiao, Bob Arum and Michael Koncz are more than welcome to counterpunch right here.
(It should be noted, for the…Continue
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September 21, 2011
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"We cannot take anything away from what Pacquiao has done," said Garcia. "I don't think we'll ever see anybody do what Pacquiao has done, go from flyweight to junior middleweight and win titles in every division. But if we talk about skills, I do believe that Nonito is a better fighter. Nonito might not…Continue
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Also prospect Danny Garcia will join us for an in depth interview. Danny fights former champ Kendall Holt Oct.15 on the undercard of the…Continue
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Merchant was asked what he thought set off Mayweather.
"I'm in a long line of media people that he feels have not given him as much credit as he gives himself," Merchant said. "The fans saw what they saw: A sucker-punch ending a fight. Now, was Mayweather within his…
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Lederman scored those verbal exchanges in the wake of Mayweather's thrashing of green as grass Victor "Huggy Bear" Ortiz all 10-8, favor of his broadcast colleague.
"That was a disgrace," Lederman said Tuesday at a Nonito Donaire/Antonio Margarito/Miguel Cotto press conference at the posh Edison…
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Internet sensation Usman Ahmed will get the chance to make a name for himself in the right way as he joins the line-up for Prizefighter Super Flyweights at Liverpool Olympia on Wednesday October 12, live on Sky Sports.
Ahmed hit the headlines when a video of his flamboyant ring walk and first round knockout defeat to Ashley Sexton became a viral hit on YouTube.
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At the post-fight press conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Arellano said that he would review the tape to see if he had a case to appeal the knockout loss. After reviewing the tape, Arellano deemed the hit legal.
"I was very motivated to file a f****** appeal. I really wanted to…
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September 20, 2011
By Ben Thompson
Immediately following his 4th round knockout of Victor Ortiz, undefeated pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather gave FightHype.com a special invite to shadow him for the weekend. In this exclusive series, Mayweather, who gave us a behind-the-scenes look into his life after a fight, is raw and uncut as he touches on a…
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Bob Arum owner of Top Rank Promotions, and promoter of the media darling Manny Pacquiao has handpicked all of Manny Pacquiao matches to his liking, for the sake of making Top Rank profit, which isn't a bad idea but when you cheat the fans of great fights to do this,…Continue
Was Cortez to blame? No. After the referee brings the two fighters to the center of the ring to fight it is not the fighters job to look at the referee. It’s time to fight. It did not matter if Cortez was looking at the moon. Similarly to what happened to Mosley, Ortiz got hit with a left hook right hand combination at a time when he was instructed by the referee to fight. Ringside commentators applauded Floyd’s combination against Mosley, but because…
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