Philippines, 03 May 2015
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


MAYWEATHER – IMPRESSIVE AND CAPTIVATING


PhilBoxing.com




The pound-for-pound king was ready for war from the opening bell, but his opponent didn’t give him one until it was too late in the later rounds; too late for an “aggressive” Canelo Alvarez to steal a win from a smart champion.

I have not seen Floyd Mayweather Jr. that good. He was clearly out to fight. With such impressive performance of him versus a competitive, unbeaten boxer, there’s absolutely no reason for Floyd to avoid Manny Pacquiao.

It was a brave Mayweather that we saw last night and he captivated the world.

But has anybody seen the young Canelo’s soul in the “fight”? Sorry, I just caught the child in Canelo throughout the game in a school yard. “The One” mega event proves that boxing is not just about age, youth, looks, skill, courage, popularity and sterling record.

Far above his abilities, Mayweather is an intelligent boxer who prepares right and thinks his way right climbing up the ring. And Floyd is intelligent enough to acknowledge his inadequacies apart from Deity: “Most of all I thank God because I couldn’t have done it without Him,” he so aptly said immediately after the bout and as far as I could recall. Mayweather is growing in faith and as a person. And he keeps growing as a boxer too, potentially to be considered among the “top five” bests of all time.

What we have been used to seeing and hearing during fight build ups is probably not the real Mayweather. The Mayweather that people hate might have been just the “villain man” Mayweather himself created purely for business purposes in boxing. Is he therefore a genius or a guile creature? It’s up to you.

In an interview published by hollowverse.com last year (10/8/12) and written by Caitlin Frye, Mayweather revealed his true self:
“The difference between me and any other fighter is they’re talented. I’m God-gifted. There’s a difference. God gives certain individuals gifts and boxing is one of my gifts. Yeah, my spirituality is more private… I’ve got my own personal relationship with God. I know that there’s a God because I was able to survive everything that I’ve been through – all of the tough times – and I’m still at the top of my game.”

Floyd was humble looking up to Heaven for strength yesterday. And he was heard.

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” - Philippians 4:13

renimvalenzuela@yahoo.com


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Reni M. Valenzuela.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • BOXING DEATH ROW: THE LAST MEAL
    By Estace Yambot, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • MONEY MAN CONTROLS THE PACMAN
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • Mayweather vs. Pacquiao & INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO Epilogue To Premiere Next Saturday On SHOWTIME
    By , Sun, 03 May 2015
  • THE DAY THE WORLD LOSES WITH MANNY PACQUIAO
    By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao to win the 'Fight of the Century'
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 03 May 2015
  • #MayPac: Santa Cruz successful against Cayetano in Featherweight debut
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 03 May 2015
  • #MayPac: Lomachenko KO's Rodriguez
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 03 May 2015
  • #MAYPAC FIRST TWO BOUTS: HART, SOLOMON WIN
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 03 May 2015
  • "K.O. MAYWEATHER AS THE GLOVES HAVE IT"
    By Tonton Alcos-Antogop, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • #MAYPAC: FOR MONEY / FOR COUNTRY
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • FACTORS OF CONSEQUENCE
    By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • PRESIDENT AQUINO CONFIDENT PACQUIAO WILL DO FILIPINOS PROUD
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • It’s like going to a party
    By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • AN ANGRY PACQUIAO WOULD ROUT MAYWEATHER
    By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • Roach bets $5,000 on Manny
    By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • Salud expects slow start
    By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • 1,000 JOURNALISTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD COVER #MAYPAC
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 03 May 2015
  • ARUM SAYS YOU’LL SEE THE BEST PACQUIAO EVER
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 02 May 2015
  • MAYWEATHER IN TROUBLE, SAYS CONDITIONING GURU
    By Manny Piñol, Sat, 02 May 2015
  • JOHN Q. CITIZEN SHUT OUT OF THE BIGGEST BOXING MATCH IN HISTORY
    By Greg R. Penilla, M.D., Sat, 02 May 2015
  • PHILBOXING EXCLUSIVE -- Pacquiao receives signed jersey from Derrick Rose
    By Homer D. Sayson, Sat, 02 May 2015
  • FINAL PREDICTION AND REASON FOR BOYCOTT
    By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sat, 02 May 2015
  • MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO FIGHT PREVIEW
    By Ralph Rimpell, Sat, 02 May 2015
  • WHO IS THE REAL TEAM PACQUIAO?
    By Rich Mazon , Sat, 02 May 2015


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2015 philboxing.com.