Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: boxing

Floyd Mayweather Sparks Racist Tweets After Showing...

Floyd Mayweather was not impressive in beating Manny Pacquiao Saturday night. And he was not a coward, either, as so many who watched the...

5 Reasons Floyd Mayweather Will Beat Manny...

Defense Floyd Mayweather’s defense has been practically impenetrable. It’s hard to tell if he can take a series of power blows because he hardly ever...

Trainer Freddie Roach Says Manny Pacquiao Predicts...

Freddie Roach, the famed boxing trainer who continues to work as he deals with Parkinson’s disease, said Manny Pacquiao is so prepared and so...

6 All-Time Great Boxers Who Were Better...

Floyd Mayweather, whose legacy will be written in less than two weeks against Manny Pacquiao, said he respects Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson,...

With $300 Million In Play, Floyd Mayweather...

When you consider the almost incomprehensible financial windfall for this one fight, Floyd Mayweather is right: He and Manny Pacquiao are facing off at...

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Setting Pay-Per-View...

When they said the Floyd Mayweather long-awaited bout against Manny Pacquaio would be the richest in boxing history, not everyone knew you’d practically have...

George Foreman Became America’s Top Pitchman on...

The amazing thing about George Foreman goes beyond winning the heavyweight championship at the creaky boxing age of 45, after losing it at 25...

Mike Tyson’s Loss To Buster Douglas 25...

Twenty-five years ago today, Mike Tyson lost to someone named James “Buster” Douglas in an astonishing result that resounded from Tokyo, Japan to points...

Hotel Meeting May Be Key To Getting...

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather met for the first time last week in the most unexpected place: on the court of the American Airlines...

6 Ways Muhammad Ali Changed Boxing and...

Muhammad Ali was a paragon and a paradox, a brilliant fighter in the boxing ring and a committed man to Black people’s causes outside...

Floyd Mayweather Understands He Is the Powerful...

For all his flashing of money and inappropriate comments and avoidance of fighting the one boxer the public would like to see him take...

Floyd Mayweather Should Fight Pacquiao, Beat Him...

Manny Pacquiao has agreed to terms to fight Floyd Mayweather. No surprise there; he needs Mayweather to make the biggest payday of his career...

Evander Holyfield Says Corrupt Boxing Officials Will...

Former four-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield, in a wide-ranging interview with Atlanta Blackstar, said boxing is so corrupt that the sport’s silent, nameless...

Oscar De La Hoya Claims Pacquiao Will...

Oscar De La Hoya says Floyd Mayweather would beat Manny Pacquiao if they ever fight, but that Pacquiao will be remembered more than Mayweather...

Another Fight Night, Another Controversial Decision as...

Just in case you missed it, which surely is a possibility, a boxing match took place this weekend featuring Timothy Bradley Jr., the man...

A Floyd Mayweather Fight With Manny Pacquiao...

So, Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Floyd Mayweather? And? That's not a big deal anymore. Four years ago? Big deal. Today? Not so much. Sure, folks will...

Jamie Foxx to Portray Mike Tyson in...

Mike Tyson's mercurial, controversial, sad and accomplished life will be played out on the big screen in the near future, with none other than...

Once Enemies, Mike Tyson to Present Evander...

There is animosity and then there was Mike Tyson biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield's ear in 1997, and spitting it onto the...

Floyd Mayweather Announces Rematch With Marcos Maidana

Floyd Mayweather wants to end any questions few had about him after last May's majority-decision win against Marcos Maidana, in a world title 147-pound...

Floyd Mayweather Parts Ways With Golden Boy...

Almost as soon as Richard Schaefer resigned from Golden Boy Promotions, Floyd Mayweather, the biggest draw in boxing, did the same. Schaefer, who orchestrated the...

Boxer Adrien Broner Suspended For ‘Racially Offensive’...

Defeating Carlos Melina Saturday night for the International Super Lightweight title was not enough for Adrien Broner, the boxer-rapper who has been considered over-the-top...