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Nine-foot clay Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier? ''Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky,'' said Robin Hazel, who...
Via AP on Fox
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Manny Pacquiao Sings Brutal Song In Honor Of NFL On FS1

It’s stuff like this that ensures that Fox Sports 1 will never be better than ESPN, even when ESPN is acting like TMZ. Not only is this song terrible, but why is Manny Pacquiao singing? Just all around terrible. [YouTube] The post Manny Pacquiao Sings Brutal Song In Honor Of NFL On FS1 appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao sings a magical tribute to the NFL

Manny Pacquiao loves to sing, and it appears to me that he has a "Yes Man" in his entourage who likes to tell him that he sounds great and he should continue with this singing charade. Manny is a modern-day renaissance man. He's the current WBO welterweight champion, a politician and professional basketball player/coach/owner...but a singer he IS NOT.Pacquiao stopped...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Haps – 9/2: Manny Pacquiao Sings Tribute To NFL, The Site That Hosted Private Jennifer Lawrence Photos

What’s The Haps for September 2nd? 4chan gets spotlighted, Michael Sam gets invited to a rasslin’ show, Madden 15 has yet another hilarious glitch, and more. The Links - Best & Worst Of College Football’s Week 1: Todd F’n Gurley, Kenny Trill Gigs South Carolina Dat catch, tho. Five things we learned from week one [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 3 visits today) The post...
Via No Coast Bias
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Sings The Songs He Likes To Sing

Manny Pacquiao sings the songs he likes to sing for FOX and, er, it's a wee bit rough.
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao’s NFL Song Is Latest ‘Hit’ In His ‘Singing Career’ (Video)

Manny Pacquiao will always be known foremost for what he’s able to do in a boxing ring. However, he’s been more of a singer than a boxer in recent years. Pacquiao has just two boxing wins since the beginning of 2012, but he’s had plenty of hits outside the ring as a crooner. OK, so maybe Pacquiao’s singing skills still trail his in-ring ability (quite considerably), but...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao sings a tribute to the NFL

Pac-Man seriously needs a voice coach
Via Beer Mug Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WTF? Manny Pacquiao sang about the big hole the NFL off season left in his soul

Manny Pacquiao performs an original song professing his love for the NFL on FOX Sports 1's America's Pregame show. [Bleacher Report]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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Nine-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier? ''Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky,'' said Robin Hazel, who...
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9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) For many Philadelphia tourists, the Rocky statue is a must-see - even if it is a movie prop depicting a fictional boxer. Could a sculpture of real-life heavyweight champion Joe Frazier draw as many admirers? Artist Stephen Layne is finishing up a 9-foot-tall clay version of ''Smokin' Joe,'' which captures Philly's hometown hero in mid-punch...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Baby’s Mama Drama

Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems to have a lot of drama as of late that has nothing to do with his boxing ability.  Recently, two of Floyd’s children’s mothers were going at each other on Instagram.   Mellisa Brim and Josie Harris had a back and forth on social media that spilled into the real world over the weekend. Baller Alert snagged the video. You can also see Floyd’s...
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WATCH: Manny Pacquiao sings awkward tribute to NFL

The funny thing is Pacquiao actually believes he can sing. He ever dropped an Album and I have attended a concert, which was one of the highlights of my career for too many reasons to explain. Thanks to Fox Sports for the video.
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Roman Gonzalez, Adrien Broner And Giovani Segura

Hope you’ve enjoyed the last couple of more or less boxing-less weeks, because the sport is back with a vengeance this weekend. Indeed, it might be the single best weekend of the year so far, and it’s all down to the little guys, with a pair of flyweight bouts set to shake up that division and potentially crown a new lineal champion. There are also a whole bunch of less-jaw-dropping...
Via The Queensbury Rules
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Roman Gonzalez, Adrien Broner And Giovani Segura

Hope you’ve enjoyed the last couple of more or less boxing-less weeks, because the sport is back with a vengeance this weekend. Indeed, it might be the single best weekend of the year so far, and it’s all down to the little guys, with a pair of flyweight bouts set to shake up that division and potentially crown a new lineal champion. There are also a whole bunch of less-jaw-dropping...
Via Bloguin Best
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Considering Joshua Clottey for December Opponent

Most people were hoping for Canelo to fight James Kirkland in December, but a couple of things have changed for Canelo recently. For one, it doesn’t appear his fight in December will be on PPV. Secondly, because of a thawing of the Cold War, Canelo might end up back on HBO. Because of those two things, they might want a little bit of a softer touch for an opponent, especially with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Peter Quillin’s Wife Gives Birth After 36 Hours in Labor

She’s the real MVP. The whole pregnancy, child birthing process just seems real uncomfortable to. Reason number 36 while I like being a guy. Boxing champ Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin tells TMZ Sports his wife is the REAL bad ass in the house after giving birth to their son after a 36 hour labor!! Peter — the reigning WBO middleweight champ — says his son Joaquin was born...
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The debut episode of All Access: ‘Mayweather vs. Maidana II’ is here

via shosports: Go behind the scenes and inside the minds of pound-for-pound champ Floyd Mayweather and Argentine brawler Marcos Maidana as they prepare for the rematch of the year. Contact your PPV provider to order Mayweather vs. Maidana 2, live on Saturday, Sept. 13!
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Photos: Manny Pacquiao & Chris Algieri hit Vegas

Superstar Manny Pacquiao and New York's undefeated (20-0) Chris Algieri made their 'Grand Arrival' at The Venetian Las Vegas on 'Day Six' of their worldwide media tour. Pacquiao, Algieri and their teams, including trainers Freddie Roach and Tim Lane, met with the fans, and posed for pictures. Also present were some of the lovely Top Rank Knockouts. Take...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Floyd Mayweather’s Ghetto Cowboy Boots Become A Trend? (Photo)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn’t help but be the center of attention at tonight’s Mayweather Promotions Shobox fights wearing these half cowboy boot/half sneaker hybrids. I may not know how to categorize these shoes but I do know that they are pure BASURA!! That’s trash for my non-spanish people. I can’t see these becoming popular but I never underestimate the youth these days...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Hatton talks Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 2

We are less than a few weeks away from the Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 rematch as the two fighters are now in the final stages of their training camps. Both Mayweather and Maidana look to capitalize on the little tactics that served them well as Mayweather is looking for a dominant shut out while Maidana looks to solve the Mavinci code. Ricky Hatton, a former opponent of Mayweather...
Via Fight Hub TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield's son starts his HS season with seven TDs

If his father packed a wallop like this, he might still be heavyweight boxing  champion of the world. Running back Elijah Holyfield, son of retired heavyweight fighter Evander Holyfield, scored seven touchdowns Friday to help Woodward Academy beat Decatur 45-13 in a Georgia high school football game. Holyfield, a junior who has already attracted some attention from Big Ten and SEC...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shobox weigh-in results: Love vs. Medina, Jack vs. Escalera, Gavril vs. Falowo

The six fighters who will compete in tonight's Saturday ShoBox made weight Friday at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In the main event of a ShoBox tripleheader from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort today, undefeated super middleweight contender J'Leon Love (18-0, 10 KOs), of Inkster, Mich., will take on Rogelio "Porky" Medina (32-6, 26 KOs), of Hermosillo...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Sr: 50 Cent is a ‘player hater,’ should fight my son

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Floyd Mayweather Sr. was asked for his thoughts on the ongoing feud between 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather Jr. during an interview with “The Vegas Take” on Fox Sports 760 Las Vegas on Thursday, and per usual the elder Mayweather did not disappoint. From what we could understand, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to throw first pitch at Dodgers-Nationals game on Labor Day

Manny Pacquiao will take the mound at Dodger Stadium on Labor Day. Pacquiao will be throwing the ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers vs. Nationals game, this Monday, September 1, at 5:00 p.m. PT. Remaining tickets to the game can be purchased via www.dodgers.com. Pacquiao will be in Los Angeles as part of a 27,273-mile international media tour announcing his world championship...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin says Rubio fight is a present to So. Cal boxing fans; Curious about Rubio’s power

As the freight train they call Gennady Golovkin heads west for the fist time in his career to fight Marco Antonio Rubio on Oc. 18, the fans of Southern California are receiving a gift according to GGG. Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) is known for his tremendous power and his no-let-up in your face style of fighting and Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) will represent a stiff test. A veteran Mexican...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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