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During his licensing hearing in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday, Floyd Mayweather Jr. told the panel under questioning that he had a deal in place to face junior middleweight titlist Miguel Cotto on May 5 at the MGM Grand.
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(image via)There have been times when Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Miguel Cotto would have set my heart ablaze. May 5, 2012 is not one of those times; Cotto is now past his prime, and Cotto isn't Manny Pacquiao, THE opponent that Mayweather he should have been fighting for the past two-plus years but hasn't. Yet Mayweather is set to fight Cotto on May 5 in Las Vegas, Mayweather...
As you've no doubt heard by now if you've been anywhere near a computer, smartphone or internet-enabled refrigerator, Floyd Mayweather has been granted a license to fight Miguel Cotto on May 5. Kind of like the Republican primaries, the frontrunner to face Money has shifted several times, but Cotto always appeared to have a good shot at either Mayweather or a rematch against...
With a blockbuster showdown against Manny Pacquiao ruled out, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will put his undefeated record on the line against Miguel Cotto.
"I'm fighting Miguel Cotto on May 5 because Miss Pac Man is ducking me," said Mayweather in his latest Twitter taunt of the Filipino superstar.
Mayweather agreed months ago to fight May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas...
The entire boxing world thought that the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was going to happen this May 5th. After teasing us all into expecting the mega-fight of the century, the typical happened. The boxing fans were duped once again. That fight may never happen.
On Wednesday morning, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. applied for a license with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He announced...
Floyd Mayweather announced today he will move up in weight to fight Miguel Cotto on May 5 in Las Vegas. Yes, against Miguel Cotto. Not Manny Pacquiao.
The Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday cleared the undefeated boxer for a May bout, but the Mayweather-Pacquiao saga took yet another diversion when Mayweather made the following announcement on Twitter:
I’m fighting Miguel...
LAS VEGAS (AP) --Nevada authorities are granting Floyd Mayweather a one-fight license to take on Miguel Cotto in a Cinco de Mayo matchup.
It’s only 5 years too late.
Nevada authorities are granting Floyd Mayweather a one-fight license to take on Miguel Cotto in a Cinco de Mayo matchup.
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday he will fight Miguel Cotto on May 5 in a Cinco de Mayo matchup in Las Vegas.
Some folk are kinda excited about the early 2012 boxing schedule, but it's not doing much for me yet. I'm down with Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto doing a welterweight rematch, and James Kirkland vs. Carlos Molina could be a fun junior middleweight scrap, but there aren't any matches where I look at them and get me to howling and panting and whimpering like a...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. says Manny Pacquiao is ''not one of the sharpest knives in the drawer'' and claims he won't face him unless his opponent agrees to take less than half the money.
Speaking at a news conference Tuesday at the Apollo Theater to promote his May 5 bout against Miguel Cotto for the WBA Super Welterweight title, Mayweather said of Pacquiao: '...