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Clippers heartbroken their 'good group' is done

PORTLAND, Ore. – Austin Rivers once said he could score 100 on Bob Cousy, but he looked like he just went 10 rounds with Rocky Marciano. He was on the Moda Center floor, blood pouring from separate gashes above and below his left eye. The Clippers...
Via The OC Register
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather reveals why he stopped knocking guys out

Floyd Mayweather began his professional boxing career by stopping 25 of his first 35 opponents, but the latter half of the pound-for-pound great's career was marred by decisions and uneventful, albeit successful, point fighting.While many lambasted Mayweather for the tactic, the former WBC, WBA, and WBO champion revealed recently that it's not that he didn't want to knock guys out...
Via Fox Sports
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Rocky Marciano to be played by Jeremy Renner in new biopic

Boxing movies typically make the best sports movies. This past year, we saw Jake Gyllenhaal in the subpar Southpaw and Michael B. Jordan reach stardom in the wonderful Creed in theaters. Yet Hollywood hasn’t produced that many great boxing movies portraying real-life fighters. Raging Bull (1980) told the Jake LaMotta story, The Fighter (2010) focused on Micky Ward and there are...
Via Awful Announcing
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NYC vs. Boston takes to the ring Saturday in Lowell: O’Connor vs. Bracero, Kielczweski vs. Vazquez

The Boston vs. New York City sports rivalry continues Saturday, October 10 in the ring on NBCSN at the historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Massachusetts.The Boston home team sends out welterweight Danny “Bhoy” O’Connor (26-2, 10 KOs) and featherweight Ryan “The Polish Prince” Kielczweski (23-1, 7 KOs), respectively, against Brooklyn invaders Gabriel “Tito...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Why we’re not removing Floyd Mayweather from our rankings

Floyd Mayweather Is Not Really Retired: It’s shocking how many people apparently believe that Floyd Mayweather is actually retired. Mayweather is about as retired as Jon Snow is actually dead. He’s about as retired as a band is done playing music when it walks off stage before the encore. The guy ain’t done fighting, so we’re not buying into the gimmick and we’re not removing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather Cruises To Win Over Berto

LAS VEGAS – Floyd “Money” Mayweather performed one last masterpiece on Saturday live on SHOWTIME PPV® in what he insists was the final fight of his distinguished 19-year career. Before 13,395 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Mayweather improved to 49-0 (26 KOs), matching the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano with a 12-round decision over former two...
Via BadCulture
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Results, photos and quotes: Floyd Mayweather ends career with decision win over Andre Berto

Before 13,395 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Floyd Mayweather ended his career by improving to 49-0 (26 KOs), matching the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano with a 12-round decision over Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs). In total control from the outset, Mayweather was victorious by the scores of 120-108, 118-110 and 117-111. We at ProBoxing-Fans had it 116-112...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Outclasses Hapless Andre Berto In Final Fight

Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto was every bit of the 18-1 mismatch Vegas bookies predicted. The future hall of famer out-boxed, out-smarted and out-everythinged his opponent for 12 rounds on Showtime Pay-Per-View en route to a unanimous decision to improve to 49-0, 26 KO, matching Rocky Marciano’s hallowed record. Mayweather dictated the fight with staff jabs and lead left hooks...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather beats Berto, claims he is still retiring

49-0. That is now Floyd Mayweather’s record after he beat Andre Berto in decisive fashion Saturday night at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Mayweather won by unanimous decision, with scores of 120-108, 118-110 and 117-111. The match stats show just how impressive Mayweather was. He landed 56 percent of his punches, and he held Berto to only 83 connects. The win ties him with...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather beats Berto in what he calls his final fight

Is this the end? Floyd Mayweather beat Andre Berto by unanimous decision on Saturday night in Las Vegas, in what the undefeated world champion has said is his final fight. But can he be believed? Mayweather has retired before, only to return to the ring again. Now 49-0, Mayweather has matched the career record of Rocky Marciano, and one more win would give him an undisputed place in history.
Via Fox Sports
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto Fight Online (Live Stream)

We can’t say for certain if this will be Floyd Mayweather’s last fight. But it still should be compelling television. Mayweather will face off against Andre Berto at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night with the world welterweight title on the line. Also on the line, of course, is Mayweather’s perfect 48-0 record. If he defeats Berto, he’ll tie Rocky Marciano’s...
Via NESN.com
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Is the Andre Berto fight really it for Floyd Mayweather?

Will Saturday’s fight against Andre Berto really be Floyd Mayweather’s final match? That’s the question on everyone’s mind, although Mayweather hasn’t wavered publicly. “Not gonna miss it at all,” Mayweather said, via the Associated Press. “I feel like I’ve been dealt a royal flush.” He added: “My health is more important,” he said. “If you stick around...
Via NESN.com
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto betting odds & lines

Betting odds: Mayweather vs. Berto Everyone knows that Floyd Mayweather is a huge favorite against Andre Berto. But just how big of a favorite is he? The oddsmakers have gone a bit off the deep end with how they’ve put the line together for this fight. These odds are out of this world, take a look below. Mayweather vs. Berto Betting Lines Get a 50% deposit bonus at Bovada to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch live Floyd Mayweather workout today at 6pm eastern

Mayweather Livestream Workout Video From Vegas: Showtime is offering live streams of Floyd Mayweather’s workout  as he prepares to face Andre Berto on Saturday, Sept. 12, live on Showtime PPV at 8pm from MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather’s workout will begin at 6pm today, Wednesday, August 26th. You can watch the live stream feed right here at the top of the page. Mayweather...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

BoxNation to show Mayweather-Berto in the UK

Floyd Mayweather’s fight against Andre Berto will be shown in the UK on boxing channel BoxNation on September 12. BoxNation subscribers will get the chance to see if Mayweather can end his career on a high when he squares off against Berto at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The 31-year-old Berto has proven that he always comes to fight and against Mayweather, who is currently 48-0...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather's Top 5 of all time: He's No. 1; Ali's WHERE?!?!

When the topic of Floyd Mayweather’s place in the pantheon of boxing’s greatest fighters, opinions certainly can vary. His critics point out that he isn’t all that exciting, he doesn’t finish people but rather wears them out and frustrates them into a decision win, and the fighters of his day are a weak group when compared to some all the all-time great eras. The pro-Money...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather will fight September 12th

The pound for pound champion of the world Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. (48-0) will fight one more time on September 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas against Andre Berto. The fight will be aired via pay-per-view by Showtime just like his last five fights. This will be the 14th consecutive time that “Money” fights on pay-per-view and most certainly attract million of viewers...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Mayweather vs. Berto press conference live here

Showtime is offeringr a live stream of the kickoff press conference to announce the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto fight, taking place on Saturday, Sept. 12, live on Showtime PPV from MGM Grand in Las Vegas. You can watch the Mayweather-Berto press conference video liver here. The presser begins at 6pm eastern today, Thursday the 6th, coming from the J.W. Marriott Los...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto official; will be on Showtime PPV not CBS

In what is being billed as the final fight, but almost certainly won’t be, of his 19-year career, Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) will face Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Despite initial rumors that Mayweather vs. Berto would be on CBS, the event will indeed by a pay-per-view. Coming off of the Mayweather...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cesar Cuenca’s lofty unbeaten record & bizarre lack of knockouts 46-0, 2 stoppages

Undefeated No. 1 junior welterweight contender Cesar “El Distinto” Cuenca of Argentina is just three victories shy of tying Rocky Marciano’s hallowed 49-0 record — although it would be ludicrous to compare the two. For one thing, there couldn’t be a wider disparity in quality of competition or the meaning of the fights being fought. For another, at 46-0, Cuenca has somehow...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The Dumpster Fire That Is Floyd Mayweather Vs Andre Berto

I guess we have to take seriously the notion that Floyd Mayweather may be facing Andre Berto for his next fight on CBS in September, which now looks like it could be a real thing and not just like a trolling ruse, as I speculated it had to be just a few weeks ago. On the off chance public outcry can derail the fight, and because there are going to be people out there defending this...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather’s attempt at 50-0 will be for Cotto’s or Canelo’s middleweight title in his last fight

Floyd Mayweather has repeatedly said that his next fight will be his last. Fresh off his win over Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather is sitting at 48-0 with 26 knockouts, and he has one fight remaining on a six-fight deal he signed with Showtime. He’s slated to return in September, and the plan is to win there, against an opponent to be named, and hang up the gloves for good at 49-0. He...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao live blog and results

It's a fight nearly six years in the making and Saturday night Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally step in the ring to find out who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the entire sport of boxing. Mayweather will put his perfect 47-0 record on the line as he attempts to get one step closer to matching legendary boxer Rocky Marciano, who retired with a flawless 49-0...
Via Fox Sports
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

A Bend In The River: What’s Next For The Winner Of Mayweather Vs Pacquiao?

A common aphorism around professional prizefighting states it is nothing more than a means to an end. Boxing as a career, rather than mere spectacle, is a route out of poverty and societal neglect open to those willing to offer up a grizzled part of themselves. In times of great hardship, so the greatest fighters are born; those willing to stare down insurmountable odds in pursuit...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Former heavyweight Chuvalo says boxing lacks excitement of yesteryear

  George Chuvalo fought the best boxers of his day. He looks around at today's heavyweights and forgive him if he's bored. Chuvalo, a heavyweight contender from Canada who tangled with the likes of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, points to the Klitschko brothers, who dominate the heavyweight division. He says they're part of the problem. "They're not exciting at all," he tells The...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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