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What Came Before Mayweather Vs Pacquaio: The Biggest Boxing Matches For Each Decade, And Who Called Them

On May 2, Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao is about to enter the pantheon of boxing history as the biggest showdown of its time, and one of the biggest boxing matches ever. In one major way, Mayweather vs Pacquiao shares what all of the other biggest boxing events have: a study in contrasts. Mayweather is playing the villain, as he does so well and so conscientiously, to Pacquiao’s...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Matadors And Bulls: A Love Story (Sort Of)

Before Marcos Maidana’s majority decision loss to pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in May, very few people gave him a chance to win. In fact, your fearless team here at TQBR discussed whether Maidana would even win a round during our preview round table discussion. I was generous (read: slightly less wrong but still wrong) and figured he might steal a couple early. Our...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Matadors And Bulls: A Love Story (Sort Of)

Before Marcos Maidana’s majority decision loss to pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in May, very few people gave him a chance to win. In fact, your fearless team here at TQBR discussed whether Maidana would even win a round during our preview round table discussion. I was generous (read: slightly less wrong but still wrong) and figured he might steal a couple early. Our...
Via Bloguin Best
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson one of just many former heavyweight champs to enter boxing promotion

Mike Tyson was the youngest heavyweight champion of all time and in 1987 voted, "World's Most Popular Athlete." Now he joins a select list of legendary boxing heavyweight champions who became boxing promoters. Jack Dempsey Jack Dempsey, the "Manasa Mauler," stopped boxing after this fight against Gene Tunney. He promoted a few bouts before entering show business as an actor. Joe...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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