James “Bouie” Fisher. He was 83. Fisher, best known for his work with Bernard Hopkins, was a mainstay in the Philadelphia boxing scene for decades. He won the 2001 Eddie Futch-John F.X. Condon Award, presented by the Boxing Writers’ Association of America annually to honor the year’s best trainer. Fisher leaves behind his wife, Peggy; 8 children: Andre, Bernadette, Bernard, Cecilia, James, Josephine, Valerie, and Victoria; and 15 grand children.
For his part, Mayweather said he wanted to fight an opponent younger than he is, so as to silence those critics who have accused him of facing “old men.”
“I wanted a young, strong fighter,” Mayweather explained. “When I beat Marquez and Mosley everybody said they were over the hill. Ok, so now I’m fighting someone younger than me. Now, if you give me a strong, young fighter who comes to fight and isn’t going to try to survive, like Ricky…
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Victor is use to being the underdog, so all this Pacquiao talk shouldn't faze him but he might be falling for the Mayweather mind games early as he searches for some type of motivational edge to give him a window to push his nervousness of the 'BIG' moment out of.
“It’s a slap…Continue
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The energy in the crowd was electric, most people were getting off work running over to see this presser. Since it took place at night which was a different approach most fans overseas got a chance to view it. Team Ortiz has made it clear that they are not here just to make Mayweather look good they are…Continue
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By William Mackay: WBA heavyweight champion David Haye (25-1, 23 KO’s) is threatening to walk out of the ring and return to the locker room if IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KO’s) keeps him waiting on Saturday night during Wladimir’s ring…
why the world stood still watching Mayweather and Victor Ortiz, others wondered what was Manny pacquiao doing and here is your answer. He took time out to finish his photo shoot with his…Continue
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. appeared before the press for the first leg of his promotional tour for the welterweight clash with WBC champion Victor Ortiz, which is set for September 17 at the MGM Grand in Vegas. When Mayweather stepped to the mic to address the press, he openly discussed the issues behind a…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
Semajay Thomas left no doubt that he is the best fighter in the 140lbs division, going into the Olympic trials. With his place already secure, he still wanted to win the whole thing. "I never want to lose, any fight, i can't…Continue
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(CNN) -- Nick Charles, who started off as a taxi driver and later became the first sports anchor at CNN, died Saturday after battling bladder cancer since 2009. He was 64.
Charles died peacefully, looking out at the spectacular land that drew him to Santa Fe, New Mexico,…Continue
Everyone's favorite commentator Larry Merchant is back and this time he wants to talk Mayweather vs Ortiz
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St. Louis Saturday 6/25/11
K-9 Bundrage 30(18)-4(2) v Sechew Powell 26(15)-2(1) = There will be fireworks testing the chins.
Tavoris Cloud 22(18)-0 v Yusaf Mack 29(17)-3(3)-2 = Another potential firefight.
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Young superstar 140lbs challenger Semajay Thomas, won his two bouts in Colorado Springs, to give him the nod to go forward to the Olympic trials, Thomas was dominate from the start in bout fights making his opponents fight his fight all the way thru.
ALL THE DETAILS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN MAYWEATHER AND PACQUIAO GOING BACK TO THE START OF ALL THIS DRAMA. IN THE MOST OVER BLOWN UP SITUATION IN BOXING HISTORY. WHERE A BLOOD TEST HOLDS UP THE FIGHT OF A DECADE AND WE ARE NOT SUPPOSE TO BLAME…Continue
By Manny Pacquiao
"These accusations of me using any performance-enhancing supplements are totally unwarranted and unjustified," said Pacquiao. "To all of my fans I want to say thank you very much for all your support and…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
Team Pacquiao has made itself clear that they would rather take some money from Mayweather than fight him in the ring. Continuing their quest with this ridiculous lawsuit, that holds no merit whatsoever. Floyd Jr. never said anything to put…Continue
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