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What will happen to my Top 10 Pound for Pound in 2012?

Recently I posted what is my current top 10 pound for pound list.  Here is a re-cap.

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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 above him, and the overrated Manny Pacquiao…

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Added by Troy Grudin on January 1, 2012 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Repeat Or Revenge? ... Which Victor Ortiz Will Show Up On Feb. 11?

Everyone makes mistakes, its part of the growth process in life. As we get older, through our experiences we learn what and what not to do in certain situations. But, if we continue to make the same mistakes when put in similar situations, a pattern develops and the mistakes turn into habits. We tend to see this happen a…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on January 1, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Prospect Tony Luis Looks To Extend Unbeaten Streak In 2012

23-year-old Canadian boxing prospect Tony Luis is carving out a successful pro career so far with 13 total wins and five knockouts to his credit without suffering a single loss. Still working to establish himself at his craft, Luis keeps a day job working with troubled youth while he trains to achieve his ultimate goal…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on January 1, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Happy New Year!

I just want to say Happy New Year to all Boxing Socialist Members.  Make 2012 your year.   Do not let life pass you by. Grab a hold of it and make the best of it.   

As far as boxing goes.   I hope 2012 is the year the fight between Pacquiao and Mayweather is made.  I want Mayweather to send Pacquiao into retirement with the worst beating of his professional career.

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Added by New Breeds AdultStore on January 1, 2012 at 9:04am — No Comments

ANDRE WARD V SAUL ALVAREZ FOR FIGHTER OF THE YEAR 2011

At first this was just a discussion on my website, but then i thought ahh what the hell i may as well turn it into a blog. 2011 has been a standout year for the sport of Boxing with the return of PPV favourite Floyd Mayweather the exposure of the ever popular Manny Pacquiao and the underrated Klitschkos still pounding away. We seen a lot of good up and coming Boxers making a statement in 2011 with the rise of potential world champions and some who just were too good they rose to be…

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Added by Fighters Rated on January 1, 2012 at 3:31am — 1 Comment

Comeback Kids Jermain Taylor And Andre Dirrell Dominate On Shobox Card

ShoBox is typically a telecast dedicated to showcasing young boxing prospects, but Friday night the broadcast featured two talented veterans who have both been on the sidelines of the sweet science for more than 20 months. The two…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 31, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Victor Ortiz Comments about Wanting to Break Mayweather's Nose Might Cost him his Boxing License

Keith Kizer, the executive director for the Nevada State Athletic Commission, reportedly could request that Ortiz come before the board to explain his comments. This could keep Ortiz from getting licensed to fight Andre Berto in their scheduled fight on February 11th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas,…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 30, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Sergio Martinez is trying to Secure a Fight with Andre Ward at 168lbs AFTER Macklin Fight

Martinez is talking about leaving HBO for Showtime, which would work out perfectly for a fight against Ward, because he has a contract for his fights to be televised on Showtime. Martinez’s next fight is scheduled for March 17th next year against Matthew Macklin at Madison Square Garden in New…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 30, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Pacquiao Looking At May Or June Ring Return; Peterson, Bradley, Marquez, Cotto Being Discussed As Opponent

Manny Pacquiao

By James Slater:According to advisor Michael Koncz, in speaking with Ringtv.com, superstar Manny Pacquiao will likely return to the ring in either May or June of next year. Koncz said he will be speaking with promoter Bob Arum in Las Vegas, and that there are a number of potential next opponents for Pac-Man.



According to the news piece, the frontrunners to land the massive payday and the massive opportunity are: Lamont Peterson,…

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Added by Karceno on December 30, 2011 at 1:33pm — 2 Comments

Boxer Mayweather completes plea deal in Vegas

Boxer Mayweather completes plea deal in Vegas

Associated Press

Posted on December 30, 2011 at 10:35 AM…

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Added by Karceno on December 30, 2011 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Freddie Roach Flip-Flopping...AGAIN

Freddie Roach

By Vitali Shaposhnikov: As a huge fan of Freddie Roach and his approach to teaching boxing in Eddie Futch’s spirit, I have to say that lately I have been very disappointed in the coach of the year.



I see Freddie Roach as an amazing, one of a kind specimen of a human being, creating an exciting and important mission in his life despite having to deal with very complicated and disabling health issue. Against all odds, he became of the…

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Added by Karceno on December 30, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Why Ann Wolfe Deserves To Be Trainer Of The Year

I've always believed that when someone is able to defy the odds and achieve something special when no one really expects them to, it adds much more significance to the accomplishment in my opinion.

 

Boxing Trainer Ann Wolfe hasn’t always had the luxury of traveling…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 30, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Jersey Shore's "Snooki" Poised To Promote Boxing With Inaugural January Fight Card

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is not your average boxing promoter, but the feisty, young reality television star is taking her talents from Seaside Heights in the Jersey Shore to the Atlantic City boardwalk this coming January to host the first "Team Snooki Boxing" event. Fans of the Jersey Shore may be a little puzzled to find out who the main attractions on the card will be though. Despite Polizzi's Italian family heritage and her love for all things "Guido," the January card is dubbed…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 30, 2011 at 2:49am — No Comments

SERGIO MARTINEZ KICKS WBC & HBO TO THE KERB.

Sergio Martinez made a bold statement earlier on today in saying that he was no longer to be associate with the title body of the WBC (World Boxing Council) this after months & months of frustrating negotiations with the the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr team headed by Top Rank's one Bob Arum..Bob Arum hang on i have heard this name before...of course you have. This is the guy that won't make Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao instead would rather make a 4th fight between Manny Pacquiao…

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Added by Fighters Rated on December 30, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

Will Pacquiao Lose Before A Fight With Mayweather Can Be Made?

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…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 29, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Juan Manuel Marquez: I want Timothy Bradley if I can't get Pacquiao in Rematch

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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 29, 2011 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Lou DiBella: Back with Jermain Taylor, His Health and Weight are No longer an Issue

“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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 29, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Sergio Martinez Bashes WBC, Jose Suliman's Comments, Chavez Jr, and Leaves HBO Network



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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 29, 2011 at 4:41pm — 1 Comment

DID FLOYD MAYWEATHER MAKE A MILLION DOLLAR BET ON THE PATRIOTS TO BEAT THE BRONCOS?

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…

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Added by Karceno on December 29, 2011 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Mayweather Sr. Freddie Roach don't know how to Train Amir Khan



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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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 29, 2011 at 9:40am — No Comments

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