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FLOYD MAYWEATHER IS KILLING BOXING!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
San Francisco, CA- While others continue to “shill” for Floyd Mayweather, I continue to regurgitate every time he steps through the ropes. In the history of boxing, and I’m talking about going all the way back to the Marques of Queensbury era, no fighter has done the sport more har Read Full Story >>>
It's like he never left: Floyd Mayweather lays decisive claim to pound-for-pound throne
By David Mayo, The Grand Rapids Press, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
The Grand Rapids native is back, in a big way, as evidenced by the precision tap dance he performed on Juan Manuel Marquez’s face for 12 one-sided rounds in their welterweight bout Saturday night at MGM Grand. A second-round knockdown never turned into a much-sought knockout, due far more to M Read Full Story >>>
After dominating Marquez, Mayweather back in fine form
By J. Michael Falgoust, USA Today, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
LAS VEGAS — To many, Floyd Mayweather's triumphant return from an almost two-year layoff was all but a certainty.
That was confirmed when he dropped Juan Manuel Marquez with a left hook in the second round en route to becoming the first opponent to dominate the two-division Mexican champion Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Wins…Who’s Next
By Julius Stecker, Boxing24.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
Don’t out think the room. We are all guilty of it sometimes and I was guilty as can be when I picked Juan Manuel Marquez to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. In retrospect. What the heck was I thinking? Floyd was bigger, faster, stronger, and better.
Last night Mayweather Jr. returned to the ring Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO WATCH: Half the die is cast
By Edwin G. Espejo, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
ANYBODY who entertained an upset win by Juan Manuel Marquez against comebacking Floyd Mayweather Jr. and bet on it probably ended up losing his shirt Sunday (Philippine time).
Floyd did what was expected of him – st Read Full Story >>>
With Mayweather-Marquez in the rearview, the Cotto-Pacquiao countdown begins
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
Last night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather made his return to the ring against respected veteran Juan Manuel Marquez. Despite not having fought for a whopping 21 months, Mayweather looked sharp throughout the contest and went on to capture a wide unanimous decision against the ever h Read Full Story >>>
Real danger signs for Manny Pacquiao from Floyd Mayweather
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
Something happened in Las Vegas this weekend. It was a wake-up call for the rest of the boxing world watching. One man above all others. Manny Pacquiao.
I liked the words he coughed up to Filipino journalists who watch Manny’s every move at home. I love the detail of what time he does what Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER'S MISSED OPPORTUNITY FOR AN UNTARNISHED STARDOM
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
Las Vegas, NV:- Floyd Mayweather Jr was back at his usual elements after a scintillating victory over the mismatched Juan Manual Marquez at the MGM this last night.
During the fight, Mayweather was a delight to see as h Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr is the world's best fighter beyond question
By Kevin Mitchell, guardian.co.uk, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
The American is remarkable but needs to beat Sugar Shane Mosley and Manny Pacquiao to confirm his greatness
Good as Floyd Mayweather Jr looked against Juan Manuel M?rquez – and sensational would be a reasonable description – he is two fights away from silencing the last of his critics Read Full Story >>>
The Irony of "Money" Mayweather
By Glenn Minnis, Vibe, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
Floyd Mayweather may have put on a show for the ages in Vegas last night by easily outclassing Juan Manuel Marquez, but the bigger news seems to be that "Money" now finds himself embroiled in a stare down with Uncle Sam, himself.
Stories persist that Mayweather is more than $6 million in debt and Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr - Still A Beacon of Brilliance!
By Jason Petock, DogHouseBoxing.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
I wrote a piece earlier in July of this year that was extremely pro Mayweather, and it was met with the harshest of criticisms and even blatant threats and insults directed at me by those who call themselves boxing “fans”, yet continually choose to berate and deface all that the sport s Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather looks to Pacquiao for a truer test
By Steve Bunce, The Independent, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
It was business as usual for Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night when he went through the motions in a fight that resembled an exhibition of defensive mastery at the MGM in Las Vegas.
Mayweather overcame all the normal problems associated with being out of the prize ring for 21 months to perform w Read Full Story >>>
Marquez: “Mayweather is 100 per cent a defensive fighter and Pacquiao is a guy who likes to fight!”
FightFan.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
Juan Manuel Marquez addressed the media last night after his losing effort against Floyd Mayweather Jr., discussing the fight, his game plan, and comparing Floyd Mayweather with Manny Pacquiao.
“When I hit him and he laughed, I knew he felt my punches. I tried to work the speed, but the dif Read Full Story >>>
SHANE MOSLEY: "IF HE SAYS YES, THEN I'M GOING TO FIGHT MAYWEATHER"
By Josh Jordon, FightHype.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
"It's not finalized, you know, with Berto. I like Berto and I will definitely fight him regardless, but if this big fight takes place, if he says yes he wants to fight me, then I'm going to fight Mayweather. And then I'd turn around and fight Berto after that. And then I'd fight Joshua Clottey after Read Full Story >>>
Size doesn't matter; Mayweather wins big Saturday night
By Matt Stolow, Examiner.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
It wasn't size. It wasn't weight. It was simply age.
At 36, Juan Manuel Marquez simply couldn't pull the trigger like he had previously in his two fights with Manny Pacquiao or even other more recent fights.
Exactly like Roy Jones, Jr. beating a champion heavyweight at 34, than controversia Read Full Story >>>
A Post-Fight Conversation with Shane Mosley
By Dave "Large" Larzelere, SportingNews.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
The biggest newsmaker in the boxing world last night was obviously the man of the hour, Floyd Mayweather. But the unlikely runner-up to that title was Shane Mosley, who got pulled into a post-fight argument with Floyd by Max Kellerman that ended up being a much more competitive contest than the figh Read Full Story >>>
After Floyd Mayweather's win, boxing's Super Bowl awaits the second participant
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
Will the future mega-match be Mayweather versus Pacquiao, or Mayweather versus Mosley? The boxers, promoters -- and money -- will decide.
Reporting from Las Vegas - Boxing's Super Bowl is halfway home now that Floyd Mayweather Jr. so thoroughly dismissed the lighter Juan Manuel Marquez by unanimo Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's villain plays his role well again
By Tim Dahlberg, The Associated Press, Google News, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
LAS VEGAS — The crowd at the MGM Grand arena didn't waste any time leaving, with most getting out even before the decision was officially announced. They had come to cheer Juan Manuel Marquez, and the few who were still there when Floyd Mayweather Jr. left the ring sent him on his way with a c Read Full Story >>>
Mosley's move on HBO brilliant
By Brad Cooney, Examiner.com, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
As Floyd Mayweather Jr was ducking and dodging HBO's Max Kellerman last night, "Sugar" Shane Mosley was making his move. Mosley has been shunned from getting the mega fights as of late, so when he saw his opportunity last night on HBO, he grabbed it.
Floyd Mayweather boxed a spectacular fight ag Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather victory leaves sour taste for some
By Mark Lamport-Stokes, Reuters, Mon, 21 Sep 2009
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Floyd Mayweather Jr destroyed Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez with a ruthlessly clinical display on Saturday but the non-title welterweight bout ended with an overall feeling of dissatisfaction.
The controversial weigh-in on the eve of the eagerly anticipated fight at the MGM Gr Read Full Story >>>