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Mayweather vs. Maidana: Money on a decision

Rematches may lack some of the drama and anticipation of other fights. They make up for it in predictability. I've spent hours reviewing old fight footage, watching the most recent fights, fights against opponents with similar styles, fights they won, fights they lost... While you can learn from any of these, none can teach you as much as watching a previous fight against the same opponent. [...]

Boxing Fans Bring Mayhem To Mayweather Vs. Maidana Rematch

Las Vegas – If at first you don’t succeed….let the fans decide. On September 13th, Marcos Maidana will get his second chance to claim the title in the much anticipated rematch against Floyd Mayweather. After a heavily disputed fight back in May, Maidana and boxing fans insisted upon a rematch. But not just any rematch; a rematch that put the outcome of the fight into the hands of boxing [...]

Floyd Mayweather & Marcos Maidana Final Press Conference Quotes and Photos

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 10, 2014) – Fight week for “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2” continued Wednesday as the main event fighters, Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana, hosted their final press conference at the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand before their highly anticipated rematch on SHOWTIME PPV Saturday. Here is what the fighter’s and their teams had to say Wednesday: FLOYD [...]

Full Non Televised Mayweather/Maidana Undercard Announced

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 10, 2014) - In only the second rematch of his storied career, 11-time five-division world champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather will square off against former world champion Marcos "El Chino" Maidana in a highly anticipated rematch this Saturday, Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. But before the main event and televised bouts on SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME PPV get underway, [...]

Maidana: I’m going to pace myself on Saturday

Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) says he’s ready to fight hard for 12 rounds on Saturday night, but he plans on pacing himself more against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) this time instead of using up all of his fuel in the first 6 rounds like we saw last May. Mayweather and Maidana will be squaring off on Showtime pay-per-view in this highly anticipated rematch at [...]

Floyd Sr sees no point in Mayweather-Maidana 2 rematch

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) As far as trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr is concerned there’s really no point in his son WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) fighting Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) in a rematch this Saturday night because he thinks that Mayweather Jr already clearly beat Maidana last May, and he doesn’t see there being any reason for a rematch. Floyd [...]

Heated Maidana Calls On Mayweather ‘To Fight Him Like A Man’

Marcos Maidana has called on pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather to ‘fight him like a man’. The pair clash for the second successive time, live on BoxNation, this Saturday night from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with the rugged and rough Argentine calling on Mayweather to not run when they lock horns. Maidana carries a fearsome reputation as one of boxing’s biggest hitters, with 31 [...]

Mayweather vs Maidana 2 Fight Week: The Trash Talk

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 9, 2014) - With weeks of hard training behind them, we enter fight week for Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Marcos "El Chino" Maidana at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Take a look back at some of the best verbal sparring that has gone on between Mayweather, Maidana and their camps: Floyd Mayweather, Eleven-time, Five-division World Champion From the press tour: [...]

Mayweather Ignores 50 Cent Jibes As He Gears Up For Rematch Against Maidana

Floyd Mayweather will not allow out-of-the ring distractions to take away his focus as he gears up for his highly-anticipated rematch with Argentine assassin Marcos Maidana. The boxing superstar has faced a tumultuous few weeks ahead of this Saturday night’s clash, live on BoxNation, following a distasteful pop from rapper 50 Cent at his reading ability before it was announced he was being [...]

Mayweather: Maidana is a B level fighter

WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) plans on showing the boxing world the difference between an A-level fighter and a B-level fighter this Saturday night on September 13th in his rematch against #2 WBA, #3 WBC Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather points out that Maidana won only 3 rounds the last time he fought him last May [...]

Countdown to Mayweather vs Maidana II: Another Career Defining Moment for Mayweather?

(Note: Countdown to Mayweather vs Maidana II is an EastSideBoxing exclusive by resident scribe Vivek “Vito” Wallace who will take provide a glimpse into the epic showdown each week on Sunday, with a final prediction/analysis piece to be published on the day of the fight). In last weeks 'Countdown to Mayweather vs Maidana II', we took a look at Maidana's fearless mission to unseat the best talent [...]