J.S: Is this a 50-50 fight in your opinion?
A.W: In my view - I wasn’t going to give any interviews ahead of this fight, and I’ve told James not to give any - It don’t matter what I say or what James says before this fight; it’s all about James proving himself in the fight. You know as…Continue
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In an interview with German newspaper “Die Welt” former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye dared WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko to fight him. “I’ll knock him out, I’ll smash his chin if…Continue
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It wasn't phony or drummed up for the reality show. The Floyds haven't spoken since Aug. 16 and Jeff Mayweather, brother of Floyd Sr., says that's the way it has to be for now.
"I've got to try to do it after that fight," he said. "By that time, the egos will probably be cooled down, and all…
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MANILA, Philippines – Floyd Mayweather Jr. has invited lightweight champion Brandon “BamBam” Rios and his trainer, Robert Garcia, to watch his bout against WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz on September 17 in Las Vegas.…Continue
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September 13, 2011
Fury elaborates on Price rivalry: ‘He has no chin’…
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By Edward Chaykovsky
Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, believes his former client Floyd Mayweather Jr. is starting to mentally lose it. Arum, speaking toMartin Rogers of Yahoo Sports, questions some of Mayweather's recent verbal rants and his behavior outside of the…Continue
By Eric Raskin
Hall of Fame trainer and manager and HBO expert analyst Emanuel Steward, who will call the Mayweather-Ortiz fight on Saturday for HBO Pay-Per-View, offers…
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By Eric Thomas: HBO is hoping to televise a huge fight card on November 5th, possibly headlined by a clash between junior middleweight sluggers Alfredo Angulo (20-1, 17 KO’s) vs. James Kirkland (29-1, 26 KO’s) with light welterweight contenders Humberto Soto vs. either Lucas Matthysse or Michael…Continue
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His trainer, Freddie Roach, said they’re planning a different kind of approach for the fight scheduled Nov. 12 in Las Vegas.
“We’re not going to walk into his punch,” said the celebrated trainer.
In his first two meetings with Marquez, the 32-year-old Pacquiao often walked straight…
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On Saturday in Las Vegas, Morales will try to become the first boxer born in Mexico to be crowned world champion in four different weight classes, and he has made it clear, inside and outside the ring, that he did not put the gloves back on simply because, as the saying goes, he felt the "little worm" to…Continue
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Aware that his skeptics are critical of his chess like approach, Mayweather has promised that this fight will not go twelve rounds. Keenly aware that Victor Ortiz’ best chance to defeat Mayweather is via knockout, the 34-year-old says that he’ll score the knockout first by being uncharacteristically…Continue
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One boxer who may have the potential to carry on the torch is the 24-year-old WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz, who will face Floyd Mayweather Jr. on September 17 in Las Vegas.
"Ortiz, he has big potential. He's strong enough, he has a style in boxing. What he needs is focus on…
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September 12, 2011
Ortiz ‘disrespected’ Mayweather Jr, Floyd’ll teach him a lesson – Ellerbe…
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"That's the fight we are pursuing," Schaefer said. "We are having conversations with Barry Hunter (Peterson's trainer, manager and father figure). "They're interested in the fight. Now we have to see if we can agree on a purse. If we can't, I guess we will go to a purse bid, but we are working on…Continue
Floyd Mayweather paid tribute to Ricky Hatton following his official retirement from boxing, but said fellow British hope Amir Khan must prove himself before he gets into the ring with him.
Mayweather is preparing to return to the ring again to face Victor…Continue
Actor Laz Alonso hit us up the other day to tell us he is pulling for Floyd Mayweather to beat Victor Ortiz but he is waiting for Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao or Bust.
If you want to know more about Laz Alonso then check out some of his previous movies. Most known for Avatar,…Continue
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"I mean, you're supposed to uplift fighters. We're here, like I said before, boxing is not dead, but the sport is dead when you've got guys that's been around the sport - you know one of the guys that paved the way in the sport is downplaying his own fighters. That's why, like I said before, I take…Continue
The trainer of Victor Ortiz, Danny Garcia, has labeled Saturday, September 17 opponent Floyd Mayweather Jr a “dirty” fighter due to unpunished elbow usage during his tenth round technical knockout trumping of Ricky…Continue
Colombian slugger Breidis "The Khanqueror" Prescott (24-3, 19 KOs) can't help but feel wronged by the controversial loss he suffered Saturday against Paul McCloskey (23-1, 12 KOs) in the Irishman's backyard, the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Fighting in a 12-round WBA light welterweight elimination bout, Prescott knocked McCloskey down, bloodied his nose, won a wide majority…Continue