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Mayweather/Pacquiao Mega Fight Updates: It’s all Lies and Hype!

I have been receiving a lot of messages and reading a lot of posts about Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally setting a day to fight in the fall of 2014. The primary source for much of the Mayweather vs Pacquiao hype is the Youtube Boxing channel, 78Sports TV. The Youtube channel garnered reliability based on it’s announcement of Floyd fighting Guerrero and Canelo before these matches became [...]

Floyd Mayweather “Fighter of the Year”?

“Experts” are in unison declaring the pound-for-pound “number one” as the best. Cheers! Their consensus on the matter mirrors a lot of odd things in contemporary boxing. And it sends the people a serious message. Awards aren’t supposed to be blind and politicized. But where have the cerebrums gone for some of those who have the voice to be “counted” in boxing? It has been said that [...]

Mayweather exposes Pacquiao fight rumors as false

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says that rumors of him supposedly fighting Manny Pacquiao in September or nothing more than a lie. He has no plans in fighting Pacquiao. The rumors have also been dismissed by Pacquiao’s personal adviser Michael Koncz as being false. It would seem that some site jumped the gun and decided to come up with news of the Mayweather-Pacquiao mega fight without fact. Pacquiao [...]

More Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao news and speculations? You bet!

According to a video news report by 78SportsTV, a reliable source, the very same source one that had suggested that Mayweather Jr. was looking to fight Guerrero and then Alvzrez before it came true, has recently informed 78SportsTV that the much awaited lucrative match-up between Pacquiao and Mayweather Jr. is pretty much a done deal for September of 2014, and all else between now and then is theatrics [...]

Mayweather Sr: Pacquiao’s going to get his a** tore up if he faces Floyd Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Sr. thinks Manny Pacquiao has lost his one respected power in the past 4 years since the time he and Floyd Mayweather Jr. were in negotiations for a fight in 2010. Back then, Pacquiao was knocking guys out left and right, and blown out the likes of Miguel Cotto, Oscar De La Hoya and Ricky Hatton. The knockout wins have dried up for Pacquiao with him failing to register a knockout [...]

Sanchez: Khan doesn’t deserve Mayweather fight, but he’s the biggest money bout for him

Trainer Abel Sanchez feels that WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia and WBA 147 lb. champion Marcos Maidana both deserve a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. more than Amir Khan does right now. However, Sanchez thinks that Khan will be the one that gets the fight against Floyd on May 3rd because he gives him the biggest money fight available compared to Maidana or Garcia. Sanchez sees [...]

Hunter has no doubts Khan can beat Mayweather

Amir Khan's trainer Virgil Hunter is really beating the drum in hopes that Floyd Mayweather Jr. won't slip away and leave Khan with a much lesser fight. In trying to sell Khan as the perfect opponent for Mayweather's next fight on May 3rd, Hunter is being vocal about his belief that the struggling Khan can pull off an upset and beat Mayweather in this fight. As for why Khan keeps getting knocked out, [...]

Team Mayweather hasn’t started negotiations with Maidana

WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana says that he and his team hasn't been contacted about a potential unification bout against WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 3rd. While there have been speculation that Mayweather might choose to fight the popular Maidana rather than Amir Khan, it's not happened as of yet, according to Maidana. He's clear that he wants the fight with Mayweather, [...]

Khan signs for Mayweather fight but is also willing to face Pacquiao – which match-up is most appealing?

As boxing fans may have read by now, Amir Khan, the former WBA/IBF 140-pound champion, has put pen to paper to face superstar Floyd Mayweather Junior next May and is awaiting Floyd’s signature on the contract. This match-up, though derided by many, has long been expected (at least for a number of months now) and not too many people would be shocked if the match-up went ahead. But Khan, in speaking [...]

Khan says he’s willing to fight Pacquiao if Mayweather won’t ink contract

In an interesting confession, Amir Khan (28-3, 18 KO's) says he's already inked his part of the contract for a big fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO's), but he's still waiting and hoping that Mayweather will sign. Khan isn't saying when the contract was sent to him and how long he's been waiting on Mayweather. What Khan is saying is that he's willing to fight Manny Pacquiao next if [...]

Golovkin thinks Khan will give Mayweather problems

WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin believes that Amir Khan (28-3, 19 KO's), who has lost 2 out of his last 4 fights, will give Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO's) a lot of problems with his talent, and he feels this is a good fight for business. Golovkin thinks Mayweather will struggle with Khan for some reason, and he's very interested in seeing this fight. And what's interesting is that [...]

Pacquiao won’t get Mayweather fight until he changes promoters, says Showtime’s Espinoza

Showtime President of Sports Stephen Espinoza doesn't have a lot of faith than we'll be seeing a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in he near future unless Pacquiao bites the bullet and chooses to leave Top Rank. Espinoza sees that as being the issue that is keeping the fight between Manny and Floyd from taking place. Espinoza has no doubts in his mind that Mayweather would take [...]