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Listen To Floyd Mayweather Jr. Read a Few Sentences via The Breakfast Club

Over the past few weeks, rappers Nelly and 50 Cent have both implied that boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is lacking book smarts. 50 even challenged Floyd to read a page from Harry Potter for charity. Popular morning show, “The Breakfast Club” decided to enter into the fray. Usually when celebs visit radio, following their interview, they record a series of “drops” for the...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent issues hilarious challenge to Floyd Mayweather

50 Cent brought us his own version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. probably isn’t going to appreciate it. Rather than dumping a bucket of ice water over his head, 50 has offered to donate $750,000 to the charitable organization of Mayweather’s choice if Floyd can read one page […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao receives good news for tax case

The Philippine Supreme Court issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) to stop the enforcement of the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) ruling which ordered Saranggani Congressman Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee to post a cash bond in the amount of P3,298,514,894.35 (US$74.9 Million) or a surety bond in the amount of P4,947,772,341.53 (US$112.4 Million), as a condition for suspending...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who should Kell Brook fight next? Top 4 choices

Assessing the options for Kell Brook's next fight: Kell Brook shocked the boxing world last Saturday by beating ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter, taking the American’s alphabet title belt in the process. Brook had to wait a long time for the opportunity, having missed out through injuries in the past, and now must be looking to make the most of his titleholder status. Several names...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andre Ward In Courtroom By Goossen-Tutor

Dan Goosen beat Andre Ward in court again today, #Goosen 4-0 vs Ward. Todays ruling strengths Goosen's defamation suit vs #Ward! #boxing — Rick Glaser (@RickGlaser1) August 21, 2014 Do you get boxing businessman/Twitter superstar Rick Glaser’s joke? Super Middleweight champion Andre Ward today lost another court battle with his promoter, Dan Goossen of Goossen-Tutor, so...
Via The Queensbury Rules
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boxing great Andre Ward is becoming an afterthought

Much to the dismay of the “Son of God,” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig upheld Dan Goossen’s promotional contract with Andre Ward on Wednesday. The 30-year-old Ward (27-0, 14 KOs), who has also twice been overruled by the California State Athletic Commission, is slated to work with Goossen until November 8, 2016. Ward, who previously hadn’t fought since earning...
Via Sports by Colin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘GGG’ Will Fight Slugger Marco Antonio Rubio in Cali

Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin has had a difficult time finding top notch opponents to fight as of late because of the middleweight champion’s incredible knockout power. Marco Antonio Rubio must not have received the memo. Marco Antonio Rubio will take on ‘GGG’ on October 18th in Carson, California. The StubHub Center in Carson has recently earned the moniker of the ‘SlugHub’...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nonito Donaire ups ante in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Courtesy: Nonito Donaire’s Facebook As the world’s obsession with the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge is amusing the masses while celebrities challenge one another via their various social media mediums, leave it to the one nicknamed “The Filipino Flash” to up the ante. Former five-division champion Nonito Donaire exchanged the tiny bucket most have...
Via Fight Hub TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Middleweight champ Golovkin fights Rubio on Oct 18

LOS ANGELES (AP) Gennady Golovkin will defend his WBA middleweight title against Marco Antonio Rubio in Carson, California, on Oct. 18. Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffler announced the matchup Tuesday. Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) will make his long-anticipated West Coast debut at the outdoor StubHub Center south of Los Angeles against Rubio, a Mexican veteran who has won 16 of his last...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Cox Picked Up Second Feature Win In Series, But Fails Post Race Tech

Location: Delaware Speedway August 15, 2014What won the race: Sixteen OSCAAR Hanover Holiday Modifieds signed in to race at Delaware Speedway. With the time trials and heat races setting the starting field #8 Gary McLean and #82 Justin DeMelo would lead the field to green for 25 laps of feature action. McLean and Demelo put on a fierce battle at the front until contact coming out...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook Tailor Made for Winner of Mayweather vs. Maidana

While Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis was wowing basketball fans in Chicago, welterweights Kell Brook and Shawn Porter were in Carson, California putting on a show of their own, but in a boxing ring. For those who left boxing for dead and decided to watch UFC on Fox Sports or USA Basketball on ESPN, you […] The post Kell Brook Tailor Made for Winner of Mayweather vs. Maidana appeared...
Via Outside Analysis
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Z’s Roc Nation Wins Purse Bid For Quillin-Korobov Bout

We reported earlier that Jay Z has jumped feet first into the sport of boxing by getting his promotional license.  According to Dan Rafael, Mr. Carter didn’t wait long to make a first impression. Roc Nation outbid and reportedly blew away the competition at today’s WBO purse bid for Peter Quillin’s mandatory defense against Matt Korobov. Former Golden Boy executive David...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook And Gabriel Rosado: 2 New Champs, 2 Very Different Performances

On Saturday night, the fight game crowned two new champions: England’s Kell Brook and Philadelphia native Gabriel Rosado. Brook fought for the IBF boxing welterweight title, while Rosado fought for the Big-Knockout Boxing (BKB) middleweight championship. At first blush, it might seem that the ugly, clinch-filled performance put on by Brook is exactly why BKB […] The post Kell...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirrell Vs. Bika Results: Anthony Dirrell Wins Ugly Rematch

The first fight was competitive, and not as messy; the second fight was downright ugly, but Anthony Dirrell turned a draw into a clear win Saturday night on Showtime against Sakio Bika. Referee Jack Reiss was arguably the main character in this super middleweight do-over, sometimes for good and sometimes for ill. Early on, he wouldn’t let Bika get away with his usual prolific fouling...
Via The Queensbury Rules
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez retains IBF cruiserweight belt in split decision

ERFURT, Germany -- Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba retained his IBF cruiserweight title by split decision over German challenger Firat Arslan on Saturday. Judges Vincent Dupas of France and American Shafeeq Rashada scored the bout 115-113 and 116-113, respectively, for the defending champion, while Leszek Jankowiak of Poland scored it 115-113 for Arslan. Hernandez, making his fourth...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko hires extra muscle for Shannon Briggs

Wladimir Klitschko has bolstered his security staff in response to the ongoing lunacy of former two-time heavyweight titlist Shannon Briggs. Stalking the mammoth Ukrainian for in excess of a month, Briggs (55-6-1-1, 48 KOs) instigated a brawl with the 38-year-old Klitschko (62-3, 53 KOs) a week ago at a restaurant in South Florida. “Until now it was funny, but not anymore,” said...
Via Sports by Colin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Briggs stalks Klitschko, ends up in hospital

Ukrainian heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko and former champ Shannon Briggs got into a brawl at a Miami restaurant. TMZ reports that Klitschko was having a bowl of pasta at Mama Mia's Italian restaurant when Briggs walked in and started taunting Klitschko by eating his food.  Klitschko poured water on Briggs’ head and then all hell broke loose.  
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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