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May/Pac Odds and Ends…Plus May 2nd could be as big for the book as the Super Bowl with the fight

courtesy of Bovada, (www.Bovada.lv, Twitter: @BovadaLV). There will be even more props next week for the fight.

“We have been holding Mayweather -210 and Pacquiao +170 for over three weeks now and we feel it is quite solid with almost even action on both sides. With Manny paying almost 2/1, our risk on him has been steadily growing and there is no question we will need Floyd to win on May 2nd. Continue reading

Pacquiao tele-conference call: Bob Arum “Oh F***! Lets reschedule the call!”

Top Rank statement: “At the top of the hour there were a massive number of calls from the media. Our conference call system, which has worked for years literally went down and we were unable to communicate with our operators. This was very unfortunate and we apologize.”– Lee Samuels

“I’m not thinking about bigger or taller…I’m used to it…the legacy that I achieved in boxing is already there,” stated 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, who made it clear that he’s not concerned aobut undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather being the naturally bigger fighter… Continue reading

Promoter Dugazaev: “There will be no rematch between Chagaev and Oquendo”

Ruslan Chagaev preparing for first title defense with Pedro Diaz

The whole boxing world was shocked by the sudden death of Fritz Sdunek late last year. One of the people affected most by the passing of the legendary trainer was regular WBA heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev who was working out with Sdunek only days before the coach passed away. “Fritz was one of the best human beings I ever met and also probably the best boxing trainer in the world”, states Chagaev. “He can never be fully replaced but I am happy that we found another coach who is working and thinking as professional and analytic as Fritz.” Continue reading

Introducing: Lorenzo Demetrius Simpson

Lorenzo Demetrius Simpson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 15, 2000. He is an American amateur boxer, and attends St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland, where he is a ninth grade high school basketball student-athlete. Simpson resides with his family in Owings Mills, Maryland. He has an older brother, Maurice, and a younger brother, Donte. Simpson’s story serves as an inspiration for people who have endured significant adversity and continue to pursue their goals. Continue reading

Video: Floyd Mayweather – “We’ll see what Pacquiao brings to the table”; Says Last Fight Is In September!

Videos courtesy of Fighthype.com: “You know, I got one more fight and I’m going to honor my contract…my last fight is in September. One more fight in September,” stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who made it clear that after Pacquiao, he only plans on fighting one more time before hanging up his gloves for good.

“That’s not important…what I do with sparring partners, that’s not important…I could have a good day in the gym, you know, sparring partners can have a good day on me. That don’t count.

” It counts under the lights when it’s for all the marbles,” stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who commented on reports that he’s been knocking out sparring partners during training camp for his upcoming clash with Manny Pacquiao. Continue reading