This is fight week and the eyes of the world will be watching as these two first ballot hall of famers will once and for all prove to the world WHO IS the absolute best of their generation. You have Floyd Mayweather who has strategically orchestrated his career into a multi-million dollar empire where he has taken the least-risk most-reward approach, making him the greatest “prize” fighter of all time. Then you have Manny Pacquiao … Read Article29 Comments on My personal assessment, keys to victory, and prediction for Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao
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 Article57 Comments on Mayweather v Pacquiao – From A Man Who Faced Both – Ricky Hatton’s Tactical Breakdown
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 Article37 Comments on The last man who beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring relies on CNN to take him to “the fight of the century”
Ishe Smith 155.4 vs. Cecil McCalla 154.6
Ashley Theophane 143 vs. Mahonri Montes 142.8
Ronald Gavril 167.2 vs. Oscar Riojas 166.8
Lanell Bellows 167.2 vs. Eddie Hunter 166.6
Two days before the much-anticipated welterweight unification title fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, a special Thursday edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will air live April 30, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, … Read ArticleComments Off on Ishe Smith to Meet McCalla on Special Thursday Edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights
Final press conference – streamed live – 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT
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Brooklyn welterweight Paul Malignaggi (33-6, 7ko) has spoken to iFLtv ahead of his planned return to the ring against fringe level 147lb fighter Danny O Connor (25-2, 9ko) as chief support to Amir Khan v Chris Algieri on the PBC May 29th card from the Barclays Center.
Malignaggi, who many British fans hold a soft spot for, thanks to his fights with both Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan (as well as his work for BBC … Read Article17 Comments on Malignaggi – “I Miss The Spotlight”
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 Article200 Comments on Why Floyd Mayweather will Win Part II
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 Article60 Comments on Paulie Malignaggi Offers Insight Into Mayweather v Pacquiao
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 Article26 Comments on Pacquiao Arrives! – ‘Not The Biggest Fight Ever’ Says Bob Arum
“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 Article17 Comments on Videos: Mayweather Grand Arrival Interviews