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Boxing desperately needed a spark, and recent events are shaping up to give long-suffering boxing enthusiasts a renaissance movement I have sheepishly coined: “The Sometimes Saturday Night Wars.”
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. will reportedly earn a minimum of $32 million to fight Robert Guerrero, tying his record for guaranteed money.
Juan Manuel Marquez has fought Manny Pacquiao four times and gone 1-2-1 against him, including a sixth-round knockout win in December. Pacquiao was looking at facing Marquez for a fifth time in a rematch, but Marquez chose to fight Timothy Bradley instead. Now he says he’s done fighting Pac-Man.
“With Manny Pacquiao, [I'm] finished there. I don’t want to fight with Manny...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. dismantled Robert Guerrero on Saturday night, and turned a highly anticipated showdown into a paid sparring session.
As it was pointed out yesterday on this amazing site, Mayweather Jr. has six task to complete, and has 30 months to complete all of them.
Mayweather Jr. can’t afford to waste time, nor does he plan to. ESPN.com is reporting that the hand...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still undefeated.
The welterweight champ beat contender Robert Guerrero in a unanimous 12-round decision on Saturday night. It was Mayweather’s first bout in a year.
The three judges scored the fight 117-111. Guerrero hadn’t lost a match in eight years.
Mayweather said he was looking for the knockout, but he hurt his hand midfight, according to the Associated...
Shopworn pugilist Manny Pacquiao will meet brawler Brandon Rios on November 24 at the CotaiArena at the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel in Macau, China. Many insiders expected the 34-year-old Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) to throw fists with Juan Manuel Marquez for a fifth time this autumn. However, the 39-year-old Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KOs), who knocked Pacquiao onto Queer Street in December...
Manny Pacquiao's promoter says the eight-division champion will return to the ring Nov. 24, fighting Brandon Rios in a welterweight bout in Macau.
Bob Arum tells The Associated Press that Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) has been focused exclusively on his political career in the Philippines since his sixth-round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez last December.
But Arum says the...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. cruised to victory over Robert Guerrero on Saturday night at the MGM in Las Vegas, winning the fight by unanimous decision. All three judges had it 117-111 in favor of Mayweather, who is now 44-0.
Mayweather said he was looking for a knockout but a right hand injury sustained during the fight prevented him from doing so.
“I feel bad that I didn’t the knockout...
Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring on November 23 in Macau, China, taking on Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios in a fight which will be televised live in the U.S. on HBO Pay-Per-View. This is a fight that has already produced a lot of mixed opinions, and there are positives and negatives about the match to be certain.
Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank
On the one hand, Rios is...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year's absence to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their welterweight title fight on Saturday.
Mayweather was masterful at times, landing thudding right hands and bloodying Guerrero's face in a performance that mimicked some of his best fights. Mayweather hurt Guerrero...
Tweet Former pound for pound champion Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) hasn’t been in the boxing ring since the vicious right hand from Juan Manuel Marquez that knocked him cold in December, but he is slotted to make his return to action towards the end of 2013. Pacquiao is scheduled to square off with Brandon Rios [...]
Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't called 'Money' for nothing. His minimum payout of $32 million for fighting Robert Guerrero is no joke.
Another day, another dollar in the life of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Last night at the MGM Grand, Mayweather put on a clinic, and quelled the doubters who said at the age of 36, he was losing his edge. Mayweather blended agility, defense, offense and smarts and he was simply on another level im comparison to Robert Guerrero en route to a easy unanimous decision victory.
A the post fight...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. thoroughly dominated Robert Guerrero on Saturday in Las Vegas to improve to 44-0.
Mayweather was hit a bit in the early rounds, but Guerrero hardly touched him after that. Guerrero landed 113 total punches. The lack of hits Floyd took was a big change from his previous fight when he was belted pretty badly by Miguel Cotto, who landed 75 power shots.
Well after the brutal knockout that Manny Pacquiao suffered from Juan Manuel Marquez many fans were wondering where does Manny Pacquiao go from here? Most fans said Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez V. Others said let him get his vengeance on Timothy Bradley on the bunk decision. Those seemed like the only two options [...]