|Has The Public Finally Had Enough Of Floyd Mayweather?|
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
For many a long-time boxing fan, Floyd Mayweather’s repugnance as a human being is an ongoing source of eye rolls, because what else can they do? There are the major evils, like the multiple convictions for battering women, or his racist and homophobic remarks about Manny Pacquiao, or his public di Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr. told us what we already knew: Weekend Review
By Michael Rosenthal, RingTV.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Floyd Mayweather Jr.: OK, Mayweather is 37, an age when most fighters are in the process of slowing down. And, yeah, the pound-for-pound king had a few rough moments in his first fight with Marcos Maidana, which was the reason a rematch took place Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las V Read Full Story >>>
Arum: I Don't Think Mayweather Will Ever Fight Pacquiao
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is not buying anything Floyd Mayweather Jr. states with respect to a potential fight with Manny Pacquiao in the future. Arum, who promoted Mayweather for a decade, says the WBC/WBA welterweight champion does not like fighting southpaws.
"I promoted the guy for ten years an Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao will happen now, because Mayweather knows he’ll win
By Steve Shumansky , ProBoxing-fans.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Many of us wrote that we thought that Floyd Mayweather would have an easier time with Marcos Maidana this second go around and it happened just that way. With Mayweather-Maidana II done and over with, it's time to look at the potential for Mayweather's next fight. Who's the man to beat him, and what Read Full Story >>>
Kenny Bayless comments on Mayweather-Maidana rematch
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Kenny Bayless says everything was “going pretty smoothly” during the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch until Mayweather “claimed that he had gotten bit” by Maidana during Round 8 of the fight that Mayweather won via unanimous decision on Saturday.
Bayless, who spoke to RingTV.com on Sun Read Full Story >>>
New flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez pays tribute to Alexis Arguello
By Anson Wainwright, RingTV.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Roman Gonzalez impressively ripped THE RING magazine and WBC flyweight titles from the grasp of Akira Yaegashi, scoring two knockdowns en route to a ninth TKO round victory, on Sept. 5.
Gonzalez (40-0, 34 knockouts) won his third world title in consecutive weight classes having previously reigned Read Full Story >>>
‘Mayweather has no choice but fight me’
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Late last month in Macau, Manny Pacquiao was playfully twiddling with his smartphone while waiting for the call to fly to Shanghai when asked about the elusive Floyd Mayweather fight.
Pacquiao, seated comfortably in the luxurious couch of the five-bedroom suite at The Venetian, looked his intervi Read Full Story >>>
WBC LISTS PACQUIAO AMONG FOUR POSSIBLE MAYWEATHER OPPONENTS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
The World Boxing Council has listed “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao among four possible opponents for undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr who is the current WBC welterweight and super welterweight champion Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: It's time for Money vs Pacman
By Marc Livitz, Fight Saga, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Collective guilt is a feeling which we at times cannot just drop like a bag of bricks. It sets in and can take hold, yet the worst feeling is the one which includes thoughts beforehand that would normally steer us clear of a shaky decision.
Despite all of its legal troubles and potential ramific Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Nash gets one "last" shot at a ring
By Keith Butler, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
LOS ANGELES -- Armed with the option to waive Steve Nash before September, the Los Angeles Lakers chose to keep the veteran point guard for the final year of the three-year $27 million deal he inked in 2012.
According to the L.A. Times Read Full Story >>>
NORWOOD ADDS TO THE HONORS BESTOWED ON THE PHILIPPINES BY FIBA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Gabe Norwood of Rain or Shine, one of the finest defenders against the top guns of opposing teams in the PBA as well as in the just concluded FIBA World Cup and an explosive player at the offensive end , has won recogn Read Full Story >>>
From Pretender to Contender: The growth of undefeated Middleweight contender Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Millville, NJ (September 15, 2014)--Undefeated Middleweight, Thomas LaManna has been proving the doubters wrong since he turned professional in 2011
After a pedestrian amateur career that saw LaManna go just 20-21 plus his "Boy Next Door" looks not much was expected for the now 22-year old.
On Read Full Story >>>
Three-division world champ Amanda Serrano talks about her September 18 bout at the Master Theater in Brooklyn
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Brooklyn, NY (September 15, 2014) -- Three-division world champion Amanda Serrano (21-1, 16 KO's) knows first hand that she has a tough fight on her hands this Thursday night at the Master Theater in Brooklyn when he she takes on Jackie Trivilino (9-8-3, 1 KO) in a rematch of a fight that took place Read Full Story >>>
Baz Rehman Gets Behind Marston, Sponsors Oct 25th Title Clash with Gulyas
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
East London entrepreneur Baz Rehman, who sponsored Mark Prince-Jiri Svacina MBC International Cruiserweight title fight on August 2nd, has dipped deep into his pockets once more, this time to sponsor London’s Marianne Marston’s MBC International Super Bantamweight title clash with Hungary’s Marianna Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather must put Money where his mouth is and fight Manny Pacquiao to secure his legacy as TBE (The Best Ever)
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Maybe Floyd Mayweather is right. Perhaps people are so blinded by their irritation with his garish lifestyle outside the ring that they cannot see his genius when he knuckles down in sport’s hardest work-place.
So eager are so many of the public – and some of the pundits – to see him lose that th Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Wasn't Brilliant, And Maidana Helped Him, So He Didn't Have To Be
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Jose Luis Castillo should've been awarded the decision over Floyd Mayweather when they fought the first time in 2002.
So much so that HBO house/company judge Harold Lederman scored it 115-111 Castillo and only gave Mayweather four of the 12 rounds the fight went.
Miguel Cotto, albeit it 10 yea Read Full Story >>>
No one is betting on Floyd Mayweather anymore
By Nick Schwartz, USA Today, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Floyd Mayweather improved to 47-0 Saturday night with a largely forgettable unanimous decision win over Marcos Maidana in a rematch that paled in comparison to the stellar original. Amid a few boos that rained down from the crowd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mayweather gave himself a grade of “C, Read Full Story >>>
De La Hoya: I Have Orders, Canelo Wants May Date
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
There could be an interesting battle brewing for the most lucrative fight date of year. Following Saturday's victory over Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said that he planned to return on Cinco De Mayo weekend, May 2nd. Mayweather has fought on the holiday weekend Read Full Story >>>
Buffett: My job's 'easy' compared to Mayweather's
Yahoo! Sports, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Warren Buffett said managing billions of dollars is easy compared to the job boxing champ Floyd Mayweather has when he enters the ring.
As he was attending Saturday night's WBC/WBA welterweight championship boxing match between Mayweather and Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas, Buffett was interviewed Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather STIFFS WAITRESS After $32M Fight
TMZ.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Floyd "Money" Mayweather did not share A PENNY of the $32 MILLION he earned Saturday night with the waitress who served him $25,000 worth of booze and chicken wings ... TMZ has learned.
Nik Nguyen tells TMZ ... she thought she'd hit the jackpot when Floyd walked into Rehab at the Hard Rock Sunday Read Full Story >>>
Manny listed among greatest
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
There’s no doubt that inevitably, Manny Pacquiao will be named to the Boxing Hall of Fame where only three Filipinos Pancho Villa, Flash Elorde and promoter Lope (Papa) Sarreal, Sr. have so far been enshrined. No fighter in history has captured eight world titles in different divisions other than P Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao starts light training for Algieri fight
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
When Manny Pacquiao reported back to the gym Monday, Filipino coach Buboy Fernandez was pleasantly surprised by the eight-division world champion’s demeanor.
“He projected a positive aura,” Fernandez told the Inquirer in Filipino. “He was always smiling.”
It was Pacquiao’s first light workou Read Full Story >>>
Bettors losing interest in Mayweather
By David Purdum, ESPN.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Floyd Mayweather is the biggest draw in boxing, but Las Vegas gamblers weren't interested in his rematch with Marcos Maidana.
The amount wagered on Saturday's fight was down significantly across town. Jay Rood, vice president of race and sports books for MGM, said the rematch attracted less than Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather opens door to Manny Pacquiao fight on Saturday, ignores question about it Sunday
By Jesse Holland , Yahoo! Sports, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
That was fast.
Undefeated boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather Jr. promised combat sports fans "a big surprise" in 2015, to follow his unanimous decision win over Marcos Maidana last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The first thought was a potential Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in Mayweather's future?
By Associated Press, philly.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have boxed himself into a corner by outboxing Marcos Maidana in their welterweight rematch.
And it might open the door - if just a crack - for the fight with Manny Pacquiao that boxing fans have been craving for years.
"If the Pacquiao fight happens, it hap Read Full Story >>>
The Inevitable Decline of Floyd Mayweather
By Nicholas Green, Tha Boxing Voice, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Floyd Mayweather is not in his prime anymore and he hasn’t been in his prime for a very long time. It did not take back to back fights with Marcos Maidana to tell us that but his last fight just pronounced it even more. Mayweather has been on the mainstream boxing scene for a very long time from the Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Net Worth: How Much Did Boxer Make In Fight With Marcos Maidana Rematch?
By Anthony Riccobono, International Business Times, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Floyd Mayweather added to his career win total, as well as his fortune, on Saturday night when he defeated Marcos Maidana in a unanimous decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The fight will make Mayweather the highest-paid athlete in all of sports for 2014.
According to Forbes, May Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Another Round in Court?
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Lost in the hyperbole of Saturday night’s Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana bout and the subsequent Pacquiao fight buzz that came from Mayweather’s post-fight interview, was a particularly nasty blast from the ugly past by the always vocal Floyd Mayweather Sr.
After the fight at the MGM Grand in La Read Full Story >>>
OBSERVE AND FIGHT: MAYWEATHER PROVED HIS BRILLIANCE ONCE AGAIN, BUT WHERE DOES HE GO FROM HERE?
By David Kassel , FightHype.com, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
It's Monday. Welcome back for another edition of Observe and Fight, The Boxing Observer's compilation of observations and random thoughts from the week that was in boxing. Get caught up on some of the most recent events you may have missed out on, including a recap of Mayhem: Mayweather vs. Maidana Read Full Story >>>
The Closers: Part Two
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Others who had a knack for ending matters decisively were Carlos Zarate, Wilfredo Gomez, Thomas Hearns, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, and Pipino Cuevas. Their victims (especially Pipino’s) often paid dearly from the ferocity of their power. Broken noses, broken eye sockets and broken jaws sometimes resul Read Full Story >>>
A Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in 2015? Maybe, maybe not
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Mon, 15 Sep 2014
He had just put the finishing touches on a dominating win over Marcos Maidana Saturday in a rematch of their May 3 meeting. So naturally, the world wanted to know what was next for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Showtime’s Jim Gray asked Mayweather whether he would finally be willing to meet Manny Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
BRITISH BOXER IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER KO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 15 Sep 2014
British welterweight boxer Jerome "Wipeout" Wilson is in a critical but stable condition after undergoing surgery due to a severe head injury following a 6th round knockout at the hands of Serge Ambomo, the 28 yea Read Full Story >>>
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