Floyd Mayweather Jr Boxing News

History holds the Key to unlocking the May-vinci Code

By Chester Rivers: It has been one of the most impenetrable defenses in the history of boxing. 46 men have tried 4 has come close but, all have failed to find a jink in Floyd Mayweather Jr’s armor. Many look to futuristic methods of training and styles of fighting but, the answer to solve one […]

Belts, Champions, and Multiple Division Titles Hold Little Value Today

By Anthony Mason: Far too often in today’s era of boxing do we hear that a certain fighter is a so-called “world champion” in multiple divisions. That is false 99% of the time. These boxers are simply belt holders in multiple divisions, not world champions. People claim that a fighter is great based on how […]

The catch 22 of Floyd Mayweather Jr

By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: The four fighters that beat Oscar before Floyd beat him (Bernard Hopkins; Shane Mosley’s 2x; Felix Trinidad), for whatever reason, they didn’t become “the man to beat”. But Floyd Mayweather has become “the man to beat”. I will say that the business has changed since the days of Oscar De […]

Maidana wants Pacquiao fight if Mayweather doesn’t give him rematch

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA 147 pound champion Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) says he’d like a fight against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) next if WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) chooses not to give him a rematch in his next fight on September 13th. Maidana says he […]

Did You Know? Active fighters Edition

By Wilmar Patino: A while back I wrote an article “Did You Know? Boxing Edition” filled with fun facts from past fighters. Today I decided to write something similar, but to make it more interesting I decided to write about lesser known facts about active fighters of today. Hopefully you can learn something from me […]

Mayweather’s fight dates

By Wilmar Patino: Today I’d like to discuss a topic that hasn’t been discussed as of yet on this site. Many of you who are familiar with my work know that I am not a biased writer. Never have been and never will be.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. should move his date and fight Amir Khan

By Mohammad Malik: We have about 11 weeks left until Floyd Mayweather’s next fight on September 13th. With the date approaching fast, Floyd Mayweather Jr. needs to pick an opponent soon in order to give himself enough time to promote the fight. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has had the luxury of dictating the terms of his […]

Mayweather vs. Khan – we can make that, says Roger M

By Scott Gilfoid: Roger Mayweather, the uncle/trainer for Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s), says he’s in favor of Mayweather fighting #1 WBC, #3 WBA Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KO’s) in the near future. He sees it as a viable fight to make to make in the future. Khan obviously took him out of contention […]

Are the judges really to blame in a year of hard fights?

By Ramon Matthews Jr: Judging has certainly become one boxing’s weak points over the recent years. Boxing has actually become harder to score due to the style match-ups, particularly this year. In a year that has actually been a great year for boxing so far, we will take a look at the 5 most controversial […]

Mayweather lacking in quality opponents for next fight on September 13th

By Chris Williams: The combination of Floyd Mayweather Jr’s recent wins over Miguel Cotto and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and Manny Pacquiao extending with Top Rank for another 3 years has effectively cleaned out any worthy opponents for Mayweather to fight for his next bout on September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. […]

Hearn: Porter will get stripped if he fights Mayweather and not Brook

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn, the British promoter for #1 IBF Kell Brook (32-0, 22 KO’s), is all bent out of shape about IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15 KO’s) opting not to sign his part of the agreement for a title defense against Brook. Hearn already had Brook sign his part of the […]

Pacquiao, Cotto and Mayweather are going to need to start facing better opposition to keep their PPV numbers high

By Allan Fox: As we’ve seen recently the top fighters Floyd Mayweather Jr, Miguel Cotto, and Manny Pacquiao have all seen their pay-per-view numbers drop off with their recent fights. The thought here is that boxing fans are overwhelmed by the monthly PPV fights that are popping up and expanding their normal cable bills by […]

Who will be the next generations’ Floyd Mayweather Jr?

By Gavin”Neds” O’Connor: Is it time to evaluate (I think so) the sport of boxing as the leading lights the marquee fighters edge closer to well earned retirement and future hall of fame statues. Who will be the next-generation Floyd Mayweather Jr or Manny Pacquiao. So many young fighters in boxing history have promised so […]

Canelo to challenge Mayweather for his May and September fight dates in 2015

By Chris Williams: Former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO’s) is going to compete with boxing’s biggest star Floyd Mayweather Jr for his May and September dates in 2015. Canelo hasn’t even proven that he can bring in half of the pay-per-view numbers that Mayweather typically pulls in for his fights. […]

Khan beats Mayweather and Pacquiao, says Gavin Rees

By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBA 140-pound champion Gavin Rees believes that Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KO’s) would beat both WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) and WBA/WBC welterweight champ if he winds up facing either of them in his next fight. Khan, 27, is hoping to get picked out by Top Rank promoter […]

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