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Mayweather-Marquez meeting respectful, for the most part
By Brett Okamoto, Las Vegas Review Journal, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is rapidly approaching his official return to boxing this Saturday to face Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
On Wednesday, Mayweather Jr. took another step closer by addressing media members for the final time at the pre-fight press conference.
For his fin Read Full Story >>>
No blueprint on how to figure out Mayweather
By Norm Frauenheim, 15rounds.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
LAS VEGAS – It’s hard to keep up with Floyd Mayweather Jr., a man of many moves and multiple moods. Thirty-nine opponents have tried and failed in his 13 years without a defeat. Not much changed Wednesday.
This time, it was the graceful Mayweather, who trashed the usual insults, pr Read Full Story >>>
Underdog Role Gives Marquez Extra Motivation
By Reuters, The New York Times, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez has embraced his widely perceived role as the underdog for Saturday's non-title welterweight fight against undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr.
"It is an extra motivation," five-times world champion Marquez, 36, told reporters at the MGM Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather retires Marquez: No stinking badges required
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Retirement for a prizefighter is not like retirement for a schoolteacher or an insurance company desk jockey.
There’s no big cake with plenty of icing. There’s no gold watch. And, most of the time, there are no flowery speeches.
In the hardest sport, most retirements are forcible, Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER-MARQUEZ FINAL PRESSCON!
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Six-Time World Champion Floyd Mayweather (Left) and Five-Time World Champion Juan Manuel Marquez (Right) pose on September 16, 2009 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada at the final press conference for their Read Full Story >>>
Note to Mayweathers: Prove your statements or else stop destroying Boxing
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo, Examiner.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
For the record, I have spoken to Floyd Mayweather Sr. to try and get his comments on the video that was recently leaked about his insinuations that boxing's pound-for-pound best fighter and it's curren Read Full Story >>>
In plain English, Marquez remains quietly confident of upset chance against Mayweather
By Greg Beacham, Los Angeles Times, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
LAS VEGAS (AP) — While Floyd Mayweather Jr. trashed their fight's promoter and his uncle Roger ripped every other boxing trainer in the world, Juan Manuel Marquez made the biggest statement of fight week so far when he took the podium Wednesday and spoke in clear, confident English.
Marquez Read Full Story >>>
My Rebuttal to Pacland: My Honest feelings about Manny Pacquiao
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Wednesday morning and came to my computer I must confess I was a little shocked in more ways than one. The night prior I had penned a piece titled Jeff Mayweather: 'Others have accused Pacquiao of cheating but there is a bigger problem' (www.examiner.com/x-22973-Miami-Boxing-Examiner~y2009m9d16-Jeff Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Sr. Likes To Keep Everyone Guessing And Talking
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Never let it be said that Floyd Mayweather Sr. doesn't add a little color to professional boxing at a time when it's desperately needed, because he in fact does. And that's a good thing because it gives boxing fans something to debate and argue over when everything has just about been said already p Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER GIVES MANNY PACQUIAO A RARE COMPLIMENT
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
"I think Pacquiao's a good fighter too and one of the best fighters out there," stated Floyd Mayweather Jr. as he paid a rare compliment to Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. In a recent interview with Ismael AbduSalaam of AllHipHop.com, the undefeated multi-division champion talked about his upcomi Read Full Story >>>
You may feel like slapping Mayweather, but you'll have to admire him vs. Marquez
By Colin Seymour, Examiner.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Unlike most boxing fans, I idealize a fighter who can hit without getting hit back, just as I like a football team that racks up first downs. Only two really shining examples have come along in the past 20 years, Roy Jones Jr. and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Manny Pacquiao has other virtues and may be o Read Full Story >>>
GOLDEN BOY AND FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR LOST A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO MANNY PACQUIAO
By Greg R. Penilla, M.D., PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
The Pacquiao-Cotto Firepower five city promotional tour adeptly choreographed so close to September 19 by the marketing gurus of Top Rank were a huge success. It was not only received warmly by fans from New York, to Puer Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Sr better have facts to back up steroid accusation
By Brad Cooney, Examiner.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
When Floyd Mayweather Sr told the world that Manny Pacquiao uses steroids, I hope the first thing that he did after that was to pick up his phone and call his attorney. To make an accusation like that, which clearly does damage to a persons credibility and good name, better be backed up with facts Read Full Story >>>
THE ONLY WAY FOR MARQUEZ TO SCORE AN UPSET
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Tungod, Inabanga, Bohol – After all the brouhaha, or perhaps the lack of it, the seemingly hard-selling pay-per-view encounter between Mexico’s pee-drinking assassin Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez (50-4 Read Full Story >>>
PACMAN AT PADRES LOCKER ROOM!
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
9/15/09, San Diego,Ca. --- "FIREPOWER"--- Six-time world champion pound-for-pound king Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, General Santos, Philippines pose with the San Deigo Padres players during Filipino Heritage Night at Read Full Story >>>
Marvin Sonsona: Trying to avoid the pitfalls of success
By Glenn Wilson, Examiner.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Everybody has dreams. Some of us are fortunate enough to live them. These dreams usually start filling our heads when we are young men.
When a young man lays his head on a pillow at night, he often dreams of untold fortunes. He dreams of that job that will get him to that comfortable place in lif Read Full Story >>>
Marquez will be no match for the undefeated Mayweather
By Michael Johnson, Daily Sundial, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Floyd “Money” Mayweather is back to shut down another opponent. He will fight Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas this Saturday.
It has been close to two years since Mayweather has boxed and people are wondering if he’s still got it. The answer is yes. Let’s re Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather lashes out at perception
ESPN.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
Floyd Mayweather, getting ready for his first bout in 21 months, has apparently lost none of the chip on his shoulder that made him one of boxing's most intriguing figures.
In an otherwise calm meeting with reporters on Tuesday, including ESPN.com's Kieran Mulvaney, Mayweather calmly and matter-o Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER-MARQUEZ IN “SEMI-FINAL” MATCHUP!
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
San Francisco, CA—All sports fans understand that there are very few things better in sports than a tournament or a playoff. Almost every major sport, with the exception of college football, has some form of tournament t Read Full Story >>>
Donnie Nietes' Continuing Fight For Recognition
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 17 Sep 2009
The multiple postponements which affected his preparation for his third title defense against Manuel Vargas of Mexico was a blessing in disguise for Donnie "Ahas" Nietes. Their title fight was included in the popular boxi Read Full Story >>>