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Shane Mosley Finally Gets His Super Fight
By Matthew Hurley, SecondsOut.com, 19 Feb 2010
It took nearly 16 months but Sugar Shane Mosley finally got the big fight he had been pining for since destroying Antonio Margarito way back in January of 2009. The fact that his bou Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather wrong to compare drug test campaign with civil rights
By Kevin Mitchell, guardian.co.uk, 19 Feb 2010
None but romantics minded much when Floyd Mayweather Jr compared himself to Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali. He's a great fighter, after all – and it was just his ego talking.
But Floyd lost it this week when he compared his campaign for drug testing in his sport with the civil rights a Read Full Story >>>
Now Is When Juan Manuel Marquez Really Needs To Follow Nacho's Plan
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, 19 Feb 2010
There's an insightful article in the "Manila Standard Today" (2/12/10) by Ronnie Nathanielsz in which he reveals some thoughts of Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain, the trainer of Juan Manuel Marquez. In the article Nacho discusses how he believes Golden Boy Promotions owner Oscar De La Hoya and Read Full Story >>>
Roach hints end is nigh for Pacquiao
ESPN.com, 19 Feb 2010
Freddie Roach has suggested Manny Pacquiao's clash with Joshua Clottey could be the Filipino's swansong if a deal cannot be struck with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Pacquiao, the recent conqueror of Ricky Hatton, has signed to fight Clottey on March 13 at Cowboys Stadium.
The Pacquiao and Mayweather Read Full Story >>>
Dougie's FAT Friday Mailbag
By Doug Fischer, The Ring, 19 Feb 2010
Can you tell me why Sergio Martinez won't take 9-10 rounds against Kelley Pavlik when they fight in April? Though Pavlik cuts off the ring well, he is slower of hand and foot and will be eating counters and lead left crosses all night. Even though Martinez is a classic outside fig Read Full Story >>>
WINKY WRIGHT: "THE FIGHTS I WANT, GOLDEN BOY CAN'T GET...TOP RANK MIGHT"
By Jonathan Ramirez, FightHype.com, 19 Feb 2010
"I need to do what's good for Winky Wright and right now, the fights I want, Golden Boy can't get me, so I need to see what's out there and Top Rank might do that. If they can make a deal, then we gonna do something...I'm saying if we can make a deal, then that's something I would do. I'm gonna prob Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao longshot foe: Winky Wright may go to Top Rank
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, 19 Feb 2010
It's amazing how quickly a boxing “rumor” turns into fact.
We had another example of this phenomenom Thursday night when word began circulating that Showtime was scratching a Friday media conference call for the March 6 super middleweight tournament bout between King Arthur Abraham an Read Full Story >>>
Alex Ariza exclusive: Who says Floyd Mayweather gets through Shane Mosley?
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 19 Feb 2010
Alex Ariza, the head conditioning coach at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, who overseas the programmes for Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan, believes Floyd Mayweather has stepped in the wrong direction to meet Shane Mosley.
“I don’t think he’ll get past Mosley,” said Ariza, wh Read Full Story >>>
R.A. The Rugged Man on Floyd Mayweather Jr stepping up to the Plate; Pacquiao vs Clottey and More!
By Brandon Estrict, DogHouseBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2010
At 40-0 (25), Floyd Mayweather Jr. hasn’t been presented much difficulty in his 14 years as a prizefighter. The celebrated 1996 US Olympic Bronze Medal winner turned pro later that year and has navigated five weight-classes, snatching championships at each stop. If ever there was any semblance Read Full Story >>>
Scoop Mailbox: Is Floyd Obsessed With Pacquiao?
By Scoop Malinowski, Boxing Insider, 19 Feb 2010
Your body punches are taking a toll on Duckweather, ouch! Mike Marley
Scoop Reply: By the time this all settles, Oscar, Schaefer, Ellerbe, Haymon, Floyd Sr. and Floyd himself might all be wearing straitjackets :0
Hi, I’m Neil. Ive just read the ar Read Full Story >>>
Boxing champ Nonito Donaire Jr. to visit fellow boxer Z Gorres in Cebu
By Bong Godinez, Philippine Entertainment Portal, 19 Feb 2010
Filipino boxing champion Nonito Donaire Jr. intends to travel to Cebu to personally visit ill-fated fellow boxer ZC Oliveros "The Dream" Gorres.
"We're looking at our schedule. We're actually discussing our sche Read Full Story >>>
Shawn Porter gets title shot on ESPN Friday Night Fights and a gift from Pacquiao
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo, Examiner.com, 19 Feb 2010
Akron Ohio's second-most popular athlete these days -- next to someone they call LbJ -- undefeated jr. middleweight rising star Shawn Porter (12-0-0 10KOs) gets his first title shot tomorrow on ESPN's Friday Night Fights against Russell Jordan at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
It's a kno Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Jr wants the public to feel sorry for him, ‘I’m always in a no-win situation.’
By Rick Rockwell, Examiner.com, 19 Feb 2010
Another day and more head scratching comments from Floyd Mayweather Jr. In his latest comments, Floyd spoke about how even if he wins, he can’t win. He’s “always in a no-win situation.” Is Floyd trying to get the public to feel sorry for him? Let’s examine his comments Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: "Everyone makes their biggest pay day with me"
By Scott Heritage, Examiner.com, 19 Feb 2010
oes Mayweather have a point? (AP Photo)
Floyd Mayweather continued his media rounds ahead of his fight with Shane Mosley, and as usual has some unique opinions to share with the world at large.
He started the week off by insinuating that Mosley wanted the fight because of losing a lot of money Read Full Story >>>
A Clottey Win Means Attack Pacquiao Early
By Kenneth Ragpala, 8countnews, 19 Feb 2010
Joshua Clottey, former IBF world champion at the welterweight division and currently the face of Ghana’s boxing, will have his ultimate test come March 13th – stop Manny Pacquiao’s meteoric rise.
A herculean task to begin with, considering Pacquiao has been steamrolling his oppon Read Full Story >>>
Donaire to help in Gorres’ rehab
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 19 Feb 2010
Nonito Donaire has a heart of gold.
Touched by the plight of fallen fighter Z Gorres, who will never box again after suffering a near-fatal injury last year in Las Vegas, Donaire said Friday that he is lending him a helping hand.
Appearing before the media during victory luncheon hosted by GMA Read Full Story >>>
Who's next for Donaire: Darchinyan or Montiel?
Philippine Daily Inquirer, 19 Feb 2010
MANILA, Philippines – Fresh from a masterful third round knockout win over Manuel Vargas in Las Vegas last Sunday, World Boxing Association interim super flyweight champion Nonito Donaire arrived in the country Friday.
From the airport, Donaire went straight to GMA Network in Quezon City, a Read Full Story >>>
Juanma Manuel Lopez vs Yuriorkis Gamboa MIGHT NOT HAPPEN!
By Dax Ramos, Official Scorecard, 19 Feb 2010
As we observe these two talents, one a power punching combo fighter vs a fast good power puncher. Both of these fighters have weaknesses and strength’s. Now let’s start with their weaknesses.
Juanma: was a weight drained fighter fighting with a club fighter ( Mtagwa ) that took Juanma a Read Full Story >>>
Red-Hot NBA player Anthony Morrow is big-time Pacquiao fan
By Mico Halili, GMANews.tv, 19 Feb 2010
Chicago, IL – Lost in the frenzy of last-minute NBA trades are NBA players who are smoking-hot in February. If Anthony Morrow, a quiet participant during the Rookies-Sophomores game in Dallas, wasn’t a headliner during All-Star week, he’s making
headlines in Golden State now.
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Shane Mosley: "In This Division, I'm The Best"
By Thomas Gerbasi, BoxingScene.com, 19 Feb 2010
Can you picture this? Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is walking down the street and gets called on to join in a pickup game at the local schoolyard – and he agrees.
Yeah, I can’t see it either. But take a little Read Full Story >>>