Found August 04, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
(Cheng Dong of China, left, against Natasha Jonas of Great Britain, right, during the Test Event for London on Nov. 27, 2011)While big names like Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather kept men’s boxing in the online conversation during 2009, women’s boxing finally got some press with the Aug. 13 announcement that year from International Olympic Committee chair Jacques Rogge, telling the world that the 2012 London Olympics would be the first to feature women competing in every single sport, including the final holdout sport of boxing. In general, it’s fairly exciting news that the entire 2012 US Olympic team will have more women competing this year than men; that’s a first, and a proud tribute to the 40-year anniversary of Title IX, the landmark law that assured more athletic opportunities for millions of girls and women across the United States. In all, there will be 286 boxers, with 36 of them women. The U.S. will be sending a total of three female fighters: Marlen Esparza, Claressa...

With ‘Pretty Boy’ released from jail, can 50 Cent help make a fight between Floyd and Manny Pacquiao?

The bombastic CEO of Top Rank, Bob Arum, told on Wednesday that he would like to negotiate with 50 Cent to make a battle between Manny Pacquiao and convicted domestic abuser “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather (43-0, 26 … Continue reading →

Floyd Mayweather released from jail

The boxing champ was released from the Clark County Detention Center early Friday morning after serving two months of his three-month sentence.

Bob Arum and Manny Pacquiao to choose Monday amongst Timothy Bradley, Juan Manuel Marquez or Miguel Cotto

The bombastic CEO of Top Rank, Bob Arum, is traveling to the Philippines tomorrow to discuss with Manny Pacquiao if he should fight WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley, WBA, WBO and The Ring lightweight royalty Juan Manuel Marquez or … Continue reading →

Mercito Gesta Does not Quite Live up to Name in Win Over Ty Barnett

Undefeated Filipino light welterweight Mercito Gesta is nicknamed “No Mercy”. Although he stopped Ty Barnett with a ninth round technical knockout last night, he was not entirely merciless in his overall performance on the ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights” telecast from the Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas. Some observers have looked to Gesta (26-0-1, 14 KO’s) to follow in the...
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