Floyd Mayweather Jr Boxing News

To beat Mayweather, Maidana’s only chance is a knockout

By Yannis Mihanos: In two weeks’ time from today the number 1 pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr (45-0, 26 KO’s) will face WBA welterweight title holder Marcos “El Chino Maidana (35-3, 31 KO’s) on May 3rd at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on a fight televised on pay per view by Showtime TV […]

Pacquiao needs a Mayweather fight to maximize his declining PPV numbers

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao has failed to reach 1 million pay-per-view buys in his last three fights, and it’s quite possible that his fight last Saturday night against WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley also will fail to bring in 1 million buys. Yahoo Sports writer Kevin Iole estimates that the Pacquiao-Bradley 2 fight will […]

We must try and learn to love Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao

By Robbie Bannatyne: I love Manny Pacquiao. He is my favorite fighter of all time. I was inspired to start writing about the sport of boxing after witnessing the Filipino icon’s 1st fight with legendary Mexican Erik Morales, which was one of most brutal but beautiful 36 minutes of boxing in history. The 35 year […]

Does Floyd Mayweather Jr belong with the all-time greats?

I believe that people who claim Floyd Mayweather Jr or Manny Pacquiao to be all time greats are confused when it comes to boxing. Mayweather, although clearly pound for pound number one today, is extremely overrated and is nothing compared to all-time greats in my view. Misinformed fans try to put Floyd in the top […]

Ellerbe: Mayweather-Maidana will be a sold-out event on May 3rd; I don’t think about what Arum says

(Photo credit: Stephani Trapp/Showtime) By Chris Williams: Last Wednesday, Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe briefly commented on Top Rank promoter Bob Arum’s controversial remarks about how fans should boycott the May 3rd fight card headlined by Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana on Showtime pay-per-view from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ellerbe said […]

The truth about Mayweather and ducking

By Thomas Greengrass: Having been an avid reader on this website for a number of months, it has come to my attention on the forums connected to this site that many fans are almost clueless when it comes to the economics and politics of boxing. One of the main topics in the last years has […]

Battle of the Ages

By Paul-Jonas Sivertsen: In this article we will take a look in to what is one of hardcore boxing fan’s favorite hobbies. Comparing the great fighter’s of the past with those of today. I will use two fighter’s as example’s, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Henry Armstrong. I won’t voice any opinion on who would win […]

De La Hoya: I would have beaten Mayweather if I was younger

By Dan Ambrose: Former 6 division world champion Oscar De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KO’s) said today that he feels he would have beaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) if the two of them had fought while he was in his prime of his career instead of at the end of it. De La […]

Can Pacquiao beat Mayweather now?

By Bradley Dee: Coming from a huge fan of Manny Pacquiao, Manny likely cannot beat Floyd Mayweather Jr at this stage in his career. I watched his fight against former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley II last night, and I feel that Pacquiao doesn’t have the stamina needed to produce a victory against Floyd at […]

Maidana: I’m ready for Mayweather

(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/Showtime) By Dan Ambrose: WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana (35-3, 31 KO’s) has been training hard for the past month for his big fight against WBC champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) next month on May 3rd, and Maidana feels he’s in top shape and really to pull off an upset. […]

Maidana not worried about being underdog against Mayweather

OXNARD, Calif. (April 16, 2014) – Approximately 200 fans and media that included several television camera crews, newspaper and online reporters, photographers and video bloggers turned out to watch WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana during his media day on Tuesday, April 15 at The Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard. The Argentine […]

Marquez wants Pacquiao to fight Mayweather; he’s not interested in 5th fight with him

By Chris Williams: Juan Manuel Marquez (55-7-1, 40 KO’s) says he has zero interested in fighting Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) for a 5th time, as what Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is hoping for. Instead of Marquez fighting Pacquiao, he wants him to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. in order to give boxing fans the […]

Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko make list for top 25 highest paid athletes in 2013

By Chris Williams: Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Wladimir Klitschko made the list for the top 25 highest paid athletes in 2013. It’s impressive that two boxers would make the list for the highest paid athletes, because boxers are competing with mainstream sports like football, basketball and baseball, and those sports pull in a lot […]

Schaefer thinks Arum doesn’t want Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

By Chris Williams: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer says he doesn’t think that Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is interested in matching his No.1 money fighter Manny Pacquiao up with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Arum says he wants to Pacquiao up against Mayweather next, and he sees Mayweather’s fight against WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana […]

Unfair Criticism: Why Maidana Was the Right Choice for Mayweather

By Raj Parmar: For the past few days Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has caused quite an uproar in the boxing world by loudly complaining about the upcoming Floyd Mayweather – Marcos Maidana title fight approaching on May 3. Arum considers the Golden Boy Promotions event extremely uncompetitive and has actually called upon boxing fans […]

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