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title McGregor: I’m ready to KO Mayweather in 10 seconds

By Jeff Aranow: Conor McGregor doesn’t plan on wasting any time when he gets inside the ring with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their mega-clash at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor says he’d like to show off his boxing skills to the fans, but he prefers to get destroy the 40-year-old Mayweather quickly within 10 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

title Ellerbe: Mayweather-McGregor event won’t be stopped

By Allan Fox: Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe doesn’t like hearing the negative comments made from promoters and members of the media about the “event” between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on August 26. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golovkin at 170 for WBC’s 30-day weigh-in

By Dan Ambrose: Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) surprisingly weighed in at 170 pounds for the World Boxing Council’s 30-day weigh-in on Wednesday for his September 16 title defense against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) on HBO pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao: McGregor won’t land a meaningful punch on Mayweather

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao isn’t giving Conor McGregor much of a chance of beating Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their fight in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 26, on Showtime PPV. Pacquiao doubts that McGregor will land one good punch during the entire fight on Mayweather. Read the rest of this entry »

title Shane Mosley announces retirement

By Jeff Aranow: In a long overdue decision, 45-year-old former 3 division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley has announced his retirement after 24 years as a pro. Mosley is about to turn 46 next month, and he’s been dealing a number of injuries that has slowed his great career. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather: I’m going straight at McGregor

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. says his objective in the Conor McGregor fight is to look to right after him to knock him out, and give the fight fans a present for his lackluster fight against Manny Pacquiao two years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather-McGregor to use 8oz gloves for super-fight

By Allan Fox: Conor McGregor will at least have a puncher’s chance of knocking out 40-year-old Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their fight in 10 days from now, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission has given the green light for the two fighters to use 8oz gloves instead of the standard 10oz gloves. Read the rest of this entry »

title Cotto vs. Kamegai: Miguel expects good fight

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) will be looking to win another world title this month when he fights for the vacant WBO junior middleweight belt against Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai (27-3-2, 24 KOs) on August 26 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Cotto is expected to retire at the end of the year. We’ll have to see about that. With all the opportunities for big fights for Cotto, it’s difficult to picture him walking away from boxing at the end of 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

title The Curious Case of Callum Smith

By Ajuan Isaac – George: In Some ways, three fourths of Liverpool’s favorite fighting family, the Smith’s – Paul, Liam and Stephen- perfectly embody the characteristics that have been the crucible of British sport for the best part of the last few decades ; hardworking, resilient and tough, but ultimately not quite skilled enough to cut it among the elite. Read the rest of this entry »

title The Cuban boxing crisis

By Gav Duthie: The sharp decline of the extremely talented Cuban Yuriorkis Gamboa has been painful to watch. The former two weight world champion picked up a tight 10 round majority decision win against expected cannon fodder opponent Alexis Reyes on Saturday. Gamboa won the fight but labored to the finish line against someone who shouldn’t be fit to lace his boots. Read the rest of this entry »

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