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Report: Pacquiao, Mayweather meet privately to discuss bout

Boxers Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. met in private for more than hour Tuesday to talk about terms for their proposed May bout, according to a report from ESPN. Pacquiao and Mayweather first met publicly at halftime of the Miami Heat's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, where both had courtside seats. After the game ended, they met again in Pacquiao's suite. "It was very...
Via Fox Sports
32 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao Agrees to Mayweather’s Last 2 Demands For Fight

Hours after a chance face-to-face meeting and brief discussion during halftime of Tuesday night’s Heat-Bucks game in Miami, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. met privately for more than an hour to further discuss details of possible bout. According to Dan Rafael, Pacquiao easily agreed to Mayweather’s final two demands needed to make their megafight happen. Koncz said...
Via Thacover2
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather & Pacquiao Met Secretly in Hotel After HEAT Game

The fake blizzard of the century, may have provide the face-to-face meeting boxing has desired for years. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao — for all their back-and-forth — have never had an actual face to face conversation. Sometimes you just have to talk face to face to iron out your differences. According to Pacquiao’s friend they finally did that last night. Following...
Via Thacover2
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacquiao, Mayweather meet at halftime of Heat game

It really happened. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. were at the same place at the same time and even shared a conversation. Both Pac-Man and Money Mayweather were at Tuesday’s Miami Heat-Milwaukee Bucks game and were introduced on the jumbotron, along with a tease questioning whether they would meet in the ring this year:...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sergio Mora now faces Abie Han on Feb 6th following Jermain Taylor’s legal issues

On Friday, Feb. 6 on ESPN "Friday Night Fights" Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora (27-3-2, 9KO's) takes on Abraham "Abie" Han (23-1, 14 KO's) in a 12-round middleweight contest. Mora is facing a new opponent following Jermain Taylor's legal drama and jail time. This event is set to take place at MGM Resorts International's Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, in Biloxi, Miss. It will be...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robinson Castellanos defeats Rocky Juarez, in line to face Johnny Gonzalez

Golden Boy Promotions brought the action to San Antonio, Texas last night, where Robinson "Robin Hood" Castellanos (21-10, 13 KOs) displayed his power against Rocky Juarez (30-11-1, 21 KOs) at Cowboys Dancehall in the headlining bout of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes' Golden Boy Live! series. Castellanos dominated Juarez early on in the fight with quick jabs and powerful uppercuts...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mental evaluation ordered for boxer Jermain Taylor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor, who is facing charges in two gun-related incidents, must undergo a mental evaluation, an Arkansas judge said Tuesday. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson granted a request from Taylor's attorneys that Taylor be moved to a state hospital for a full evaluation, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported (http://bit...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Taylor ordered by judge to undergo mental evaluation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor must undergo a mental evaluation, an Arkansas judge said Tuesday. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson granted a request from Taylor's attorneys that Taylor be moved to a state hospital for a full evaluation, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. He has pleaded not guilty to first-degree battery and first-degree...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Jermain Taylor Sent To Mental Hospital

Embattled boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been sent to a mental hospital for a physical and mental evaluation following a bond revocation hearing after he fired shots at a Martin Luther King Jr. event. According to THV11’s Marielle Mohs, the state wants Jermain Taylor to have a mental evaluation to see if he’s fit to proceed to trial and if he were competent at the time...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jermain Taylor reportedly ordered to undergo mental evaluation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- An Arkansas judge has ordered a mental evaluation for champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a Pulaski County judge granted a request Tuesday from Taylor's attorneys that the boxer be moved to a state hospital for a full evaluation. Taylor faces charges stemming from an August shooting of his cousin at his home...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Gavin signs with Matchroom, added to March 28th card & wants shot at Kell Brook

Frankie Gavin has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing and will headline a show at The Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on May 9. This comes after the recent news that Gavin and Frank Warren parted ways. Gavin's first fight under Hearn though will come on the undercard of Kell Brook’s title defense against Jo Jo Dan at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Boxing TV Schedule, Featuring Karl Dargan

Look, you can probably tell by the title of this post that it’s not a huge week of boxing (no offence to lightweight prospect Karl Dargan). There are two televised shows left in the week (we were a bit late with the schedule due to public holiday drinking commitments in Australia and missed the Fox Sports show on Monday — sorry), and neither of them are top level. So just sit...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Francisco Vargas vs. Will Tomlinson & Antonio Orozco vs. Emanuel Taylor on March 12th in San Antonio

Golden Boy Promotions returns to San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, March 12 with a special HBO Latino Boxing two-fight live telecast co-promoted by Leija*Battah Promotions. In the headlining bout, 2008 Mexican Olympian Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (21-0-1, 15 KOs) will put his undefeated record on the line when he faces off against Australian "Wild" Will Tomlinson (23-1-1, 13 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shane Mosley Jr, Sullivan Barrera, Keith Tapia on Dargan-Luis undercard at Foxwoods this Friday

Before ESPN2 Friday Night Fights' live audience witnesses the battle between Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) and Tony "The Lightning" Luis (18-2, 7 KOs), they will be treated to an undercard that includes Shane Mosley, Jr. (2-1, 2 KOs), Cuban Sullivan Barrera (14-0, 9 KOs) and local prospects. The undefeated Barrera is taking on veteran Jeff Lacy (27-5, 18 KOs) for eight rounds...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 1/27: Brandon Rios Vs. Mike Alvarado III Recap With Eric Raskin

In boxing, even sure things aren’t sure things. The idea that Brandon Rios’ bludgeoning style would match well again with Alvarado’s boxer-puncher (with emphasis on the puncher) style for a third time was a certainty. And maybe it would have, if not for Alvarado’s tendency to err on the side of erring, but the Denver fighter is an open book, and that book is probably headed...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where does Brandon Rios go from here?

Brandon Rios closed out his rubber match with Mike Alvarado in spectacular form, showing that he's still got plenty left to offer boxing fans. The post Bam Bam Rises Again: Brandon Rios Shuts Down Mike Alvarado With 3rd-Round KO appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao asked Miss USA a hypothetical about terrorists, in tough to understand English

"If you were given 30 seconds to deliver a message to a global terrorist, what would you say?" Manny Pacquiao to Miss USA Nia Sanchez.Why? No one has any idea.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Results & photos: Brandon Rios destroys Mike Alvarado in 3 rounds

Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios took care of business against "Mile High" Mike Alvarado Saturday night on HBO Boxing from Broomfield, Colorado. In the rubbermatch of their trilogy, Rios dominated and destroyed Alvarado, with the ringside doctor calling a halt to the action after three one-sided stanzas. The Alvarado vs. Rios 3 results seemed to showcase two important factors. First...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios Clubs Mike Alvarado Out Early

The first time, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado declared war on each other, embracing the messy tenets of inside battle and letting the tea leaves dictate who won, and it was Rios. The second time, Alvarado climbed the walls in Las Vegas, just barely escaping ruin to out-distance the gritty brawler. And this time, whatever series of factors available added to up to Rios overwhelming...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse, New York: The legendary Mayweather family came to town

When most people think about Syracuse; they think of S.U. Basketball. This time Central New Yorkers got to enjoy athletes from a different sport. Arguably the greatest boxing family on the planet, the legendary Mayweathers a.k.a “The Money Team” made a stop in Syracuse, New York from January 16th through January 19th. Floyd Mayweather Sr., along with his two younger brothers...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios 3 weigh-in results, photos & videos

Tomorrow night on HBO Boxing, Mike Alvarado faces Brandon Rios in the third chapter of their trilogy. The weigh-ins for the HBO card were held today in Broomfield, Colorado, and right here, you can find the complete weigh-in results, with photos and videos of the fighters as well. Take a look. Official Alvarado vs. Rios Weights Mike Alvarado: 146.5 lbs. Brandon Rios: 146...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya to launch cable channel

Oscar De La Hoya is rolling out his own cable network, continuing down the trail started by Oprah Winfrey (among others). De La Hoya TV is billing itself as “the premiere authority on boxing and other combat sports” and will launch in the spring. The network will initially launch as a free VOD service, but will eventually become a standard, subscriber-based network. De La Hoya...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Becomes a Pro Wrestler

Hey, if the Floyd Mayweather fight falls through it looks like Manny has another big pay day opportunity. I have to believe that WWE officials are salivating this morning over this video and the WrestleMania angle they can write off of this. Floyd did it, why not Manny?
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers wants to keep Glen Johnson and Lucas at Liverpool next season

Liverpool F.C. manager Brendan Rodgers is hoping to keep Glen Johnson and Lucas Leiva at Anfield next season. Johnson, whose […]
Via Soccer News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mayweather family were in Syracuse New York

The legendary Mayweather family a.k.a “The Money Team” made a stop in Syracuse, New York from January 16th through January 19th. Floyd Mayweather Sr., along with his two younger brothers Jeff and Roger Mayweather. They held training camps over the weekend in Baldwinsville, Rochester and Buffalo N.Y. On Sunday there was a “Meet the Mayweathers” event. I hosted the Q&A and...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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