Found February 01, 2012 on
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Although boxing’s biggest personality Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been publicly campaigning to fight welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao for weeks, it appears as if that fight is a no go before Mayweather heads off to jail in June. According to reports, Mayweather will square off against four-time champion Miguel Cotto on May 5th at 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...
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...
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...
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...
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: '...
It’s only 5 years too late.
The rumors swirled and the hype was built. Then nothing happened, again.
Instead of the highly anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, fans will have to settle for Mayweather v. Cotto May 5 in Las Vegas.
I, for one, think this is getting a little ridiculous. These guys have an opportunity to be involved in what would go down as one of the biggest fights EVER...