Pacquiao-Cotto Negotiations Stalled

With the possibility of a May super-fight between WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and WBC champ Floyd Mayweather pretty much out of the picture, the Filipino boxer is exploring his other options. Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum is trying to negotiate a rematch with WBA super middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, but issues regarding weight have brought … Read more

Teddy Atlas on Mayweather-Pacquiao Negotiations

Accomplished boxing trainer and ESPN analyst Teddy Atlas had seen his share of mega-fights over the years, and he had a few things to say about ongoing negotiations between WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather. “I think that at the end of the day, everybody has a little bit of … Read more

Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya Exchange Heated Words

Negotiations for a May 5 super-fight between WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and WBC champ Floyd Mayweather haven’t exactly been smooth, and things just took another turn for the worse. Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is getting tired of Arum’s tactics, and he took a few shots at Pacquiao’s promoter during an … Read more

50 Cent Calls Out Manny Pacquiao

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has done everything in his power to avoid a May 5 super-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, constantly changing excuses and pushing hardcore boxing fans away. Like many others, rapper 50 cent (Mayweather’s close friend) isn’t buying Arum’s stories, and the Grammy winning entertainer took a jab at Pacquiao … Read more

Manny Pacquiao Insists He Wants Floyd Mayweather Next

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has brought a lot of negative attention towards his number one client, Manny Pacquiao, due to his refusal to negotiate with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Arum’s recent antics have rubbed many hardcore boxing fans the wrong way, and many now feel he’s trying to protect his main money maker from the … Read more

Floyd Mayweather’s Jail Term Delayed

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was expected to turn himself over to Las Vegas authorities on Jan. 6, but his 90 day jail sentence has been delayed five months. Mayweather is now expected to begin his sentence in June, leaving the sports’ pound-for-pound best available for the highly anticipated super-fight against Manny Pacquiao in May. When Mayweather … Read more

Kimbo Slice Tested in Third Pro-boxing Fight

Former street brawler/UFC fighter Kimbo Slice got tested in his third professional boxing match, going the distance with Charles Hackmann on Dec. 30. Hackmann even wobbled Kimbo a bit in the second round, but in the end it was Slice, who walked away with the unanimous decision (all three judges scored the fight 39-37), improving … Read more

Amir Khan Still Wants Floyd Mayweather

Even with his loss to Lamont Peterson on Dec. 10, former WBA/IBF light welterweight champion Amir Khan still wants a shot at WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather was recently sentenced to 90 days in jail, as a result of his ongoing legal woes (pleading guilty to misdemeanor battery and harassment in order to … Read more

Top Five Boxing Matches of 2011

Even with all the controversies that took place during the year, 2011 certainly had its share of entertaining boxing matches. Here are the 5 most entertaining fights that took place during the year: 1. Victor Ortiz versus Andre Berto Definitely the most entertaining slugfest of the year, Ortiz and Berto landed a combined 381 power … Read more

Larry Merchant on Floyd Mayweather’s Jail Sentence

It is no secret, Larry Merchant and Floyd Mayweather Jr. aren’t best of friends, and the long time HBO commentator had a few comments about the WBC welterweight champion’s impending incarceration. Mayweather lashed out at Merchant after his controversial win over Victor Ortiz earlier in the year, and it appears the beef is still on. … Read more