Found May 09, 2012 on
The Queensbury Rules:
Jose Luis Castillo
Julio Cesar Chavez
Floyd Mayweather Sr.
That is some weird entourage Floyd Mayweather had over the weekend: a pop star beloved by tweens (Lil Wa... oops, I mean Justin Bieber), a pair of rappers (Lil Wayne, 50 Cent) and a refugee who couldn't pursue a professional boxing career in Cuba turned promotional refugee who cannot pursue a professional boxing career in America (Yuriorkis Gamboa). I wonder what they talked about. Booty? Bieber's $20,000 fish necklace?We haven't talked about everything there is to talk about from the weekend, which is why we'll revisit said weekend, mostly the subject in the headline. If you want to talk about booty or fish necklaces, though, feel free to ignore the stuff I wrote and just pontificate about that stuff. Alternately you could talk about fishes and booty necklaces.
Scoring in the fight. I caught some hell for my draw score of Mayweather-Miguel Cotto, so I went back and rescored it, paying special attention to Mayweather and trying to be more generous to him. Guess...
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Boxing is raving over the fireworks produced by Saturday's Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto bout. While some observers expected Cotto to give Mayweather a difficult challenge (including yours truly), not many expected Junito to give Pretty Boy such a competitive run for his fabled money. Any lingering doubts about the post-Margacheato prowess of Miguel Cotto should now...
A Confident Cotto Performed to His Best Against Floyd Mayweather
In 2009, when Miguel Cotto stepped into the ring to face a then pre-deity level Manny Pacquiao, it was as a man in the midst of a surprisingly turbulent time in his professional career. Coming off of the high of major victories over Zab Judah and Shane Moseley in 2006, and the devastating low surrounding his controversial...
The infamous “#1 Underground Breaking Sports News” reporter Incarcerated Bob is reporting that he has received breaking news via a source that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has failed a post-fight drug test following this past Saturday’s bout against Miguel Cotto. He tweeted:
**BREAKING BOXING NEWS**Sources: Floyd Mayweather failed some kind of DRUG TEST! No announcement what he failed...
Las Vegas was treated to one of the more exciting pay per view fights in recent memory when Floyd Mayweather squared off against Miguel Cotto for the WBA junior middleweight title on Saturday night. Cotto’s game plan seemed to be attack the body, pressure Mayweather and make him fight, which was executed well. It looked [...]
Dan Rafael of ESPN.com reported earlier that WBC world welterweight champion “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather was battling a left hand injury and slight cold when he courageously defeated powerful Puerto Rican icon Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision to gain the … Continue reading →
It's the Monday after a big fight weekend, which means it's time to hit up the divisional rankings for some updates! Fight fans got to see Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto and Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Shane Mosley this past weekend, and each of those bouts has major implications for the fighters and the top 10 in and around their divisions. So we've updated our 147 pound...
By Alex Mattis This past Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather extended his perfect record to 43-0 with a decision victory over Miguel Cotto; winning the WBA (Super) Light Middleweight title. As with any Floyd Mayweather event, a plethora of hype and promotion lead into May 5th. The hype was [...]
This weekend Floyd Mayweather beat Miguel Cotto in the “Who Gives a Sh$t Fight of the Year”. The highlight of the fight was Mayweather’s entourage, which consisted of Justin Bieber, 50 Cent, Lil’ Wayne, Triple H, and more.
I hate Mayweather, but that’s still pretty badass.
Shortly after his bout with Miguel Cotto last Saturday, Floyd Mayweather Jr. addressed a small throng of reporters before leaving to celebrate his victory. Mayweather was asked some of the typical questions you might here at a scrum such as “what you feel about the fight,” “will you fight Manny Pacquiao next,” but what was [...]
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. kept his boxing record free of any losses after beating Miguel Cotto this past weekend at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Of course, that particular match cannot be talked about without mentioning another boxer most commonly referred to as Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao. There are two sides of the story and most recently, the fans have been graciously presented...
- After the official WWE website transferred Dustin “Goldust” Runnels’ profile from the RAW Superstars section to the Alumni section on Friday, PWInsider.com confirmed that he was released from his contract with the organization last week. An undisclosed incident at the April 24 SmackDown taping in Grand Rapids, Michigan led to his contract being terminated. He had been working...
WBC world welterweight champion “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather defeated rugged Puerto Rican icon Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision to gain the WBA world light-welterweight belt Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Following the bruising battle with the … Continue reading →
So when the dust settles from the events of May 5th on May 6th, questions will remain about the futures of both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto. A loss for Cotto will be but a small blemish as I expect the boxing public to embrace his loss to one of the best boxers of [...]