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Floyd chokes Victor at the weigh in, Canelo is ready to choke Gomez in the ring
By Igor Frank, Examiner.com, 18 Sep 2011
“Are you going to see Mayweather/Canelo fights at the Staples Center tomorrow?” I asked Big Steve several hours before my departure to Las Vegas from Burbank Airp Read Full Story >>>
Gang Green: Fury vs. Firtha
PhilBoxing.com, 18 Sep 2011
Today at King’s Hall, Belfast
BELFAST (September 17, 2011) -- In what is expected to be an old-fashioned brawl for the Irish Heavyweight Championship, prodigal son Tyson Fury returns to his roots to battle American challenger Nicolai “Stone Man” Firtha headlining this afternoon’s (Sat., Sept. 16) Read Full Story >>>
Ortiz, rust won't stop Mayweather
By George Willis, New York Post, 18 Sep 2011
LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz have both promised their battle for the WBC welterweight championship tonight at the MGM Grand won't go the 12-round distance. Considering Ortiz is the younger and seemingly more powerful puncher in the fight, logic suggests Mayweather might be in troub Read Full Story >>>
Burglary try on Pacman mansion foiled
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 18 Sep 2011
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao is relieved that authorities were quick to respond to a burglary attempt on his $2 million mansion Friday in Los Angeles.
“I’m glad the burglary attempt was unsuccessful,” said the boxer who was in Manila, thousands of miles away, when the attempt took place p Read Full Story >>>
What are Leonard's thoughts on Mayweather Jr., Pacquiao?
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, 18 Sep 2011
LAS VEGAS -- RingTV.com sat down with boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard for a conversation about his own career and those of six-time, five-division titlewinner Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division belt-winner Manny Pacquiao.
The 55-year-old Leonard (36-3-1, 25 KOs) won five major titles in as Read Full Story >>>
“GLOBAL CONSCIOUSNESS,” WILL IT BRING DOWN FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR?
By Don Donatello, NowBoxing.com, 18 Sep 2011
I will boycott tonight’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz Pay-per-view fight, but I will definitely watch the replay for free on HBO next week Saturday.
Do you believe that prayers work? Some may call it by a different name. I’ve been holding on to this article for a while. My thought on the sub Read Full Story >>>
The parallelism of Victor Ortiz and Manny Pacquiao
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, 17 Sep 2011
Victor Ortiz and Manny Pacquiao are in some ways alike, in their experiences outside and inside the ring. As fighters, both are southpaws. Both produc Read Full Story >>>
“Mayweather is going to be a little too much for Victor Ortiz” – Nate Jones
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, 17 Sep 2011
Floyd Mayweather Jr. once again made headlines yesterday afternoon after an intense stare down with WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena following thei Read Full Story >>>
CUELLO-SINGWANGCHA ARRIVES IN LAS VEGAS, TRAINS RIGHT AWAY
By Chito Yu Katangkatang, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Sep 2011
WBC International Minimumweight Champion Denver Cuello-Singwangcha arrived in Las Vegas yesterday with his manager Aljoe Jaro. Jaro confided that Denver will train at the Mayweather Gym while in Vegas until they dep Read Full Story >>>
RESULTS FROM FRIDAY'S "STAR POWER FRIDAY" IN LAS VEGAS, NEV.
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Sep 2011
Las Vegas, NV (September 16, 2011) - Kicking off the biggest weekend in boxing of 2011, Las Vegas fight fans were entertained by "STAR POWER FRIDAY," an explosive five-fight card at Texas Station Casino presented by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and Read Full Story >>>
Ortiz operating in Pacquiao's shadow
By Josh Williams, ESPN.com, 17 Sep 2011
Floyd Mayweather Jnr's flirtation with Manny Pacquiao continues this weekend when he takes on Victor Ortiz, a fast southpaw who loves to crank the pressure up on his opponents, hammering them into submission.
Perhaps it's a simplistic comparison, but the stylistic parallels between Ortiz and Pa Read Full Story >>>
By Graham Houston, FightNews.com, 17 Sep 2011
I wanted to wait until after the weigh-in before settling down to preview Saturday’s welterweight title fight between Victor Ortiz and Floyd Mayweather Jr. on PPV from the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. Now, I’ve seen it, and I am starting to buy into Mayweather’s assertion that he really is going to try to Read Full Story >>>
Fil-Ams rooting for Mayweather
By Joseph Pimentel, Asian Journal, 17 Sep 2011
LOS ANGELES – Fight week has started in Las Vegas and one thing is certain Filipino boxing fans are keeping an eye on the outcome of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Victor Ortiz match up this Saturday at the MGM Grand.
Filipinos are on the fence as to whether they should root for Mayweather to stay Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Storm
By Mark F. Villanueva, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Sep 2011
A day before Victor Ortiz finally enters the eye of the storm with the biggest fight of his career against Floyd Mayweather Jr. it seems that the current WBC Welterweight champion's character is taking a back seat t Read Full Story >>>
ARUM DOESN’T BELIEVE ORTIZ CAN BEAT MAYWEATHER
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Sep 2011
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum doesn’t believe that Victor “Vicious” Ortiz (29-2-2, 22 KO’s) can beat undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr (41-0, 25 KO’s) when Ortiz defends his WBC welterweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Read Full Story >>>
ORCOLLO REACH LAST 16 OF PREDATOR 10-BALL TOURNEY
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Sep 2011
WORLD no. 1 Filipino Dennis "Robocop" Orcollo defeated countryman Carlo "Cool" Biado, 9-3, to advance to the Round of 16 of the 11th Predator International 10-Ball Championships yesterday at the Robinson's Galleria in Ortigas Read Full Story >>>
Primetime Making a Big Boxing Push For British Fans
By Terence Dooley, BoxingScene.com, 17 Sep 2011
British PPV broadcaster Primetime looks set to add to its boxing output by securing the third fight between Manny Pacquiao and Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez on November 12th as well as Amir Khan’s proposed December 10th outing against Lamont Peterson. They also televise Floyd Mayweather’s WBC Read Full Story >>>
Live Report From MGM Grand: Pre Mayweather vs Ortiz, You can feel the excitement!
By Hans Olson, Boxing Insider, 17 Sep 2011
We’re only one day away from the biggest fight of 2011, Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz for the WBC Welterweight Championship.
You can feel the excitement in the air, practically every square inch of Las Vegas having some sort of reminder that Floyd Mayweather is back. None is more striking tha Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Ortiz weigh-in: A sign of things to come
By Sabrina Montez, 8countnews, 17 Sep 2011
Hours before the doors opened to the public at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, thousands of boxing fans lined up to get a glimpse of Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz weighing in. The animated crowd cheered as Victor Ortiz stepped on the scale weighing 147 pounds, followed by Mayweather at Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER SR. ON HAND FOR WEIGH-IN; STILL A PRESENCE IN THE CORNER
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 17 Sep 2011
Several weeks ago, Floyd Mayweather and his father had a verbal altercation that played out for the world to see during the premiere episode of HBO's "24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz". Although the two have yet to patch up their relationship, Floyd Mayweather Sr. attended the official weigh-in for Mayweather Read Full Story >>>