Yesterday (April 28), two-time World Heavyweight Champion George Foreman was on CBS Sports Radio’s “The Doug Gottlieb Show” with host Doug Gottlieb, where he talked about the Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight on Saturday, May 2nd in Las Vegas. Below are some highlights from the interview:… Read Article
There is a small, yet elite club of fighters past and present who have faced off against BOTH Mayweather and Pacquiao in the ring.
Oscar De La Hoya, Juan Manuel Marquez, Shane Mosley, Miguel Cotto and Britain’s Ricky Hatton.
Ahead of Saturday’s dust-up Hatton, who boxed Mayweather in 2007 and Pacquiao in 2009 has spoken exclusively to the BBC to offer his tactical analysis of the fight from his insider’s perspective.
His fight with Mayweather, … Read Article
Serafim Todorov happened to be the last opponent in Mayweather’s amateur career which ended bitterly for the mega star with a 10:9 loss under the computerized scoring system. Todorov is an ex-amateur boxing prodigy from Bulgaria and is now living on a subsistence allowance in the projects of a Bulgarian town and has been “forgotten by everyone but the Lord” as he likes to repeat. He is an Olympic silver medalist, a three time world … Read Article
Final press conference – streamed live – 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT
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In an earlier article almost 2 months ago this writer outlined in simple terms why Floyd Mayweather would win. After a few weeks of training, back and forth trash talk between the two camps, a clear winner is coming into focus – prefight. After all, fights have been won before the two combatants ever entered the ring.
In the first article I surmised that ‘weight’ not ‘pressure’ affects Mayweather most and that against Pacquiao, Mayweather … Read Article
Paulie Malignaggi, a man we are more used to being behind the mic these days has spoken to iFLtv at the MGM Grand in Vegas ahead of Saturday’s “super-fight”. The Magic Man, who plans on making his own in-ring return later in May on the Khan-Algieri undercard against Danny O’Connor said of the enormity of Saturday’s massive main event;
“It’s the biggest fight of the last 15 years, at least going into it. I think … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao has arrived in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday’s clash with Floyd Mayweather to a rapturous welcome, telling his thousands of fans;
“Don’t get nervous. I’m the one fighting, so relax”
“Anytime I am the underdog, I like that. It means my killer instinct and my focus is fully there. This is the moment I believe that he will experience his first loss.”
After the frenzied arrival at the Mandalay Bay, Kugan Cassius of … Read Article
Anchor Max Bretos (l) and Friday Night Fights analyst Teddy Atlas filming SportsCenter live from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The biggest fight of a generation is nearly upon us and ESPN has it covered from all angles. ESPN’s week-long coverage from Las Vegas of the Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao prizefight began on Sunday with SportsCenter live from Las Vegas and will culminate with live post-fight coverage and reactions on SportsCenter immediately following … Read Article
Hall of Fame Boxing Announcer Al Bernstein, who will announce the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquaio mega fight on pay per view Saturday, May 2, will be at Lagasse’s Stadium inside The Palazzo on the eve of the fight to provide his analysis to boxing fans. At 8 p.m. on Friday, … Read Article
“I don’t know why they had him staying in that type of hotel…the treatment, I feel that it wasn’t right…it just wasn’t right…financially, I don’t think Top Rank treated him right for this fight,” stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who spoke to select members of the media ahead of his upcoming clash this Saturday with Manny Pacquiao.. … Read Article