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
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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…
Andre Ward totally outclassed Carl Froch in the final of Showtime’s Super Six tournament on Saturday night to successfully defend his WBA Super Middleweight title. In doing so, the young American also added his opponents WBC title along with the Ring Magazine’s Championship belt and the Super Six trophy to his impressive CV. On paper this result is eye catching, for those who witnessed it, Ward’s performance was simply mesmerizing. Even the outrageously inept scoring from two of the three…Continue
Added by LeapingLeftHook on December 22, 2011 at 9:54am — No Comments
As the judge sentenced Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather to 90 days behind bars, fight fans across the world winced. Not because Mayweather is universally loved but it appeared that this could be the final nail in the coffin for the super fight the world has been waiting for. Mayweather and Pacquiao have teased the fight fans with their refusal to step in the ring together for the past three years.
The two best boxers of their generation have held negotiations already, but those…Continue
Added by LeapingLeftHook on December 22, 2011 at 9:53am — No Comments
By Gerardo Granados: According to the info stated on the current World Boxing Council (WBC) Erik “Terrible” Morales twitter account, he will go under surgery today and it is himself who ask his fans to pray for him so everything goes right so he can still fight on January 28.
There is no more…
Added by BoxingSocialist on December 21, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments
By now you may have heard about Floyd Mayweather Jr's recent troubles with the law. Multiple charges were always being brought up against the boxing star on multiple occasions and it seems that…Continue
Added by Joe Habeeb on December 21, 2011 at 4:04pm — No Comments
Prosecutor Lisa Luzaich told the judge Mayweather has been in trouble before and hasn't been punished.
"He just continually gets himself into trouble and he is able to get himself out of it as well. Essentially it is because he is who he is and is able to get away with everything," Luzaich said. "The only thing that's going to get this man's attention is incarceration."
Mayweather stood still in a striped olive vest and made no reaction when the judge imposed…Continue
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to reduced domestic violence battery and harassment charges before a Las Vegas judge. He was told to report to jail on Jan. 6. Judge Melissa Saragosa also ordered Mayweather to complete 100 hours of community…Continue
Added by Karceno on December 21, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments
Floyd Mayweather Jr. got hammered by a judge, who just sentenced him to serve 90 days in jail for beating up his baby mama in front of their kids.
Floyd was sentenced to 6 months in jail, but 3 months of that sentence was suspended. He also gets 3 days…
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