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Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s pay-per-view clout will be tested on Saturday
By Tim Smith, RingTV.com, 13 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. said there was no argument from him when the members of his advisory team called and proposed that he fight a rematch with Marcos Maidana.
“I said, ‘Why not?’ I know I won the first fight,” Mayweather said.
But Robert Garcia, Maidana’s trainer, thought it was a Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Back for More
By Gordon Marino, Wall Street Journal, 13 Sep 2014
Lately, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been wearing apparel embossed with the letters "TBE"—the best ever. But was he even the best welterweight in Las Vegas back in May?
There is a legitimate argument that Marcos Maidana was his equal, or maybe more than that, when Mayweather won a majority decision o Read Full Story >>>
PUMICPIC VS OLISA HEADLINES 'THE MAIN EVENT' ON PINOY BOX OFFICE OVER SKY CABLE ON SATURDAY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Sep 2014
An interesting eight round featherweight battle between Richard ”The Beast” Pumicpic of the Alliance Boxing Club in Pasay City and veteran Rex Olisa of the Cucoy Elorde Boxing Gym in Mandaluyong City will highlight Viva Sports Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather, Marcos Maidana ready with adjustments, but will rematch follow similar path?
By David Mayo, mlive.com, 13 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS — Marcos Maidana has 12 rounds tonight to land a better percentage than his first fight against Floyd Mayweather, prove his near-miss loss four months ago wasn't a fluke, and put the first mar on a perfect fighter's record.
Mayweather, the Grand Rapids native unbeaten in almost 18 years Read Full Story >>>
Oscar, Arum inch closer to doing business
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 13 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS -- When Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya paid a visit a couple of months ago to the Los Angeles home of Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, it was to put the years of animosity behind them, not to talk any specific business.
After all, for many years they had been a great team. Read Full Story >>>
After ‘tremendous training camp’ Mayweather set to battle Maidana again
By Agence France Press, The National, 13 Sep 2014
Known for his stingy defence, boxer Floyd Mayweather is looking more vulnerable than any other time in his career ahead of Saturday’s world title rematch with Marcos Maidana.
The undefeated champ, 37, has been taking more punches lately in the ring, as Argentine slugger Maidana came the closest o Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather, On Being A Serial Woman Beater: "Only God Can Judge Me"
By Timothy Burke, Deadspin.com, 13 Sep 2014
loyd Mayweather beats women. This much is obvious, but for whatever reason it took Rachel Nichols on CNN's Unguarded to actually ask "Money" about his long history as a misogynist and domestic abuser in light of his upcoming bout Saturday against Marcos Maidana. His answers will leave you quite unsa Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Maidana II: Any difference?
Tampa Bay Times, 13 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather saw enough of Marcos Maidana the last time around to know what to expect when they meet tonight in a surprisingly quick rematch.
That's the big reason why he spent a lot of time prior to the fight talking about the respect he has for referee Kenny Bayless, and the Read Full Story >>>
MP CUP GENSAN TUNA FESTIVAL INT’L OPEN BILLIARDS: De Luna-Ignacio Pair Shocks Hohmann-Morra, Wins MP Cup Billiards Diadem
PhilBoxing.com, 13 Sep 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY—Unheralded Jeff De Luna and Jeffrey Ignacio scored one of the most improbable upsets in their young career by hurdling legendary opponents to claim the $40,000 top purse in the MP Cup GenSan Tuna F Read Full Story >>>
MP Hotel Gensan joins PBA D-League
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Sep 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The MP Hotel GenSan of Congressman Emmanuel “Pacman” Pacquiao is fielding his own team in the PBA D League starting this season in Manila.
“Yes, we will be joining but we still have Read Full Story >>>
David Blaine visits Manny Pacquiao in General Santos
Rappler, 13 Sep 2014
MANILA, Philippines - After his successful show at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Friday, September 2, magician David Blaine traveled to General Santos City to meet boxing champion and Saranggani Cong. Manny Pacquiao.
Prior to their meeting, David posted a photo on Instagram Saturday, September 13, a Read Full Story >>>
Maidana plans to change history
By Agence France Press, SuperSport, 13 Sep 2014
Floyd Mayweather is looking more vulnerable than ever as he prepares to fight Marcos Maidana on Saturday night.
Known for his stingy defence, the 37-year-old undefeated American took more punches than in any other of his 45 previous bouts when he fought the Argentinian slugger in their first fi Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: Mayweather Jr. shouldn't have a problem with Maidana
By Keith Idec, NorthJersey.com, 13 Sep 2014
Robert Garcia, presumably with a straight face, suggested on a recent conference call that the fighter he trains, Marcos Maidana, owns an advantage over Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their rematch tonight in Las Vegas because Maidana is diverse enough to do different things this time around.
Garcia als Read Full Story >>>
Borges: Maidana must beat champ to punch
By Ron Borges, Boston Herald, 13 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS — When you ask Marcos Maidana’s trainer what their plan is tonight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., Robert Garcia’s lip curls into an evil smile.
“We’re not going in there to counterpunch,” he says, a Cheshire cat smile walking across his face. No need for a follow-up question.
This is Read Full Story >>>
Matthew Aguilar: Maidana too limited for the great Mayweather
By Matthew Aguilar, El Paso Times, 13 Sep 2014
It's been almost 12 years since an opponent has forced Floyd Mayweather Jr. into a rematch.
It was Dec. 7, 2002, and the then-WBC lightweight champ was coming off his most controversial outing — a decision over Jose Luis Castillo. Many experts believed Mayweather deserved to lose. So, eight month Read Full Story >>>
WBC Prez: Mayweather Would Lose Both Titles in Defeat
By Rick Reeno, BoxingScene.com, 13 Sep 2014
MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Mauricio Sulaiman, President of the World Boxing Council, informed BoxingScene.com that Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs) stands to lose both of his WBC world titles on Saturday night when he faces Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31KOs) in a rematch.
Mayweather is the WBC champion a Read Full Story >>>
How getting old could help Floyd Mayweather Jr. stay relevant
By Martin Rogers, Yahoo! Sports, 13 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS – Even in this town of chance, where slight of hand and sturdiness of spirit built a desert outpost that operates within its own social ecosystem, selling Floyd Mayweather’s latest $32 million stroll is proving quite a challenge.
All of the usual promotional measures are in place; Maywe Read Full Story >>>
Did Floyd Mayweather Finally Miscalculate? Marcos Maidana Thinks So
By Ivan G. Goldman, Boxing Insider, 13 Sep 2014
Okay, the weights are in from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. No surprises there – Floyd Mayweather 146 and 1/2 and Marcos Maidana 146. They both look poised and ready on the scales, and we know what to expect from the challenger Saturday night — unbridled fury for as long as his conditioning lasts.
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Pinoy tandem captures 1st Pacman 10-ball int’l tourney
By Edwin G. Espejo, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Sep 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY - The Filipino pair of Jeffrey de Luna and Jeff Ignacio built on an early lead by snagging the first game in the finals on the break of their opponent to capture the 1st Pacman 10-Ball International Champ Read Full Story >>>
BOXNATION SECURES SUPERSTAR PACQUIAO’S RING RETURN
PhilBoxing.com, 13 Sep 2014
LONDON (Sep 12) – Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s ring return against undefeated Chris Algieri has landed on BoxNation, with the Filipino legend joining fellow pound-for-pound star Floyd Mayweather on ‘The Channel of Champions’.
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