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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: as far away as ever

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…

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Added by LeapingLeftHook on December 22, 2011 at 9:53am — No Comments

Erik Morales Fight with Danny Garcia Might Not Happen, Erik undergoing Surgery Today

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.



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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 21, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Sentenced To 90 Days

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…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 21, 2011 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Prosecutor Lisa Luzaich: The Only thing that will get Mayweather's Attention is Incarceration

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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 21, 2011 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

FLOYD GETS 90 DAYS in COUNTY JAIL

 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…

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Added by Karceno on December 21, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments

TMZ just reported Floyd Mayweather Jr MUST Serve 90 Days in Jail Starting Jan 6th

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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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 21, 2011 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Top Rank now Matching Julio Chavez Jr vs Marco Antonio Rubio for Feb 4th

Marco Antonio Rubio has told World Boxing News that he is ready to accept an offer from Top Rank to face current WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on February 4th in Texas.

 

The 31 year-old has been patiently awaiting his shot at the coveted green belt after winning…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 21, 2011 at 12:58pm — No Comments

HAWAIIAN KEEPS PUNCHING

Congratulations to Brian Viloria on his big upset KO win over Giovanni Segura. After following Viloria’s career for its entire 11 years, one thing is now clear. Maybe it’s best if Brian Viloria is never favored again in a boxing…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 20, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Amir Khan & Golden Boy Promotions Make Tampering Accusations

A payment of $10,000 was easy to make for this appeal by Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions and the suggestion of tampering with the judges scorecards are going to be investigated. He made comments like it was a murder trial that was about to happen, however…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Saul Canelo Alvarez Possibility to Face either James Kirkland or Shane Mosely on April 21, 2012

 

According to Chepo Reynoso, Canelo's manager, there have been discussions with Golden Boy's Oscar De La Hoya and Eric Gomez about staging a fight on April 21, and there are two possible opponents being mentioned - James Kirkland (30-1, 27KOs) and former three division world champion Shane Mosley (46-7-1,…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Emanuel Steward Upset with Don King, Signing with him was the Biggest Mistake Ever

According to Examiner.com, Emanuel Steward, the trainer and manager of IBF junior middleweight champion Cornelius Bundrage, is fed with with Bundrage's promoter, Don King, due to King's failure to secure a fight for Bundrage in the active 154-pound weight division.  Bundrage has only fought once since…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:36pm — 1 Comment

Carl Froch: Nobody Beats Andre Ward at 168lbs

By Kevin Francis, courtesy of The Daily Star

CARL FROCH is determined to put British boxing back on the map after losing his WBC world super-middleweight title at the weekend.

 

His emphatic points defeat at the hands of American Andre Ward came just a week after…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather Pleads Guilty to Reduce his Charges over Baby Mama Drama

Undefeated US boxing star Floyd Mayweather will plead guilty to reduced charges on Wednesday in a deal to end two pending criminal cases, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on Tuesday.

 

Mayweather faced up to 34 years in prison over a domestic violence incident and…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Nonito Donaire Wins Knockout of the Year

Let us settle with both truth and facts that co-exist, lest should we in any doubt be beholden to farcical wishes.



While his stunning win by knockout over Fernando Montiel of Mexico has been chosen by Sports Illustrated as “The Knockout of the Year” for 2011, Nonito "The Filipino  Flash"…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:21pm — No Comments

WHY HAS FLOYD MAYWEATHER BEEN A CONSISTENT FAVORITE AGAINST MANNY PACQUIAO

 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao, the world’s most tedious…

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Added by Mike Powers (u mad?) on December 20, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

PROTECTING HIS BOXERS: Arum over Sulaiman's pre-ejaculated attempt to enforce WBC's rules?

Brief  Commentary via HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA  -  No doubt, promoter Top Rank Godfather Robert "Bob"  Arum should top the list as the premier driving force behind the sport of boxing in this early 21st century. Even Don Jose Sulaiman knows that for sure. Sulaiman can't just compete the buster. Losing control of his own dictate to enforce…

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Added by mayorga duran on December 20, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Erik Morales Wants A Goldenboy vs. Top Rank Tournament‏ At 140

On his official twitter account (@terrible100) Erik Morales took it upon him self to call out both promoters to make a tournament between the fighters of each stable. He wants Goldenboy and Top Rank to work together but not for peaceful harmony, but rather to engage in the art of…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 19, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Any Given Saturday Night 3 ...A New GOLDEN ERA Of Boxing... ≡???≡

The american athletic landscape is perpetually littered with the debris of nostalgia...the passionate pleas of those haplessly addicted to sentimentality can be heard reverberating across time, from one era onto the next..."he (insert name of current boxer) wouldnt last 3 rounds with (insert name of past era fighter)...(past era fighter) had 200 fights with 20 hall of famers on his resume...ad nauseam...folklore not withstanding...one has only to look at the nearly…

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Added by NORRIN on December 19, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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