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title Andy Lee confident of victory over Peter Quillin

garcia65By Scott Gilfoid: After two close calls in his last two fights, WBO middleweight title holder Andy Lee (34-2, 24 KOs) will be defending his WBO title for the first time next month against former WBO champ Peter Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) on NBC on the Premier Boxing Champions at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather is the Richest Man in Boxing But Money Can’t Buy Him Love

LR_TRAPPFOTOS-MAYPAC PRESSER-8903(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/Mayweather Promotions) By Rob Blakeman: Someone should play Floyd Mayweather Jr the old Beatles song, ‘Money can’t buy me love’ because despite being the highest paid sportsman in the world and notwithstanding being rich beyond anyone’s wildest dreams he faces the biggest fight of his career on May 2nd with the overwhelming majority of people rooting for his opponent to win! By contrast, the opponent in question is Emanuel Pacquiao, another pound for pound boxing box office star but with one main difference. Read the rest of this entry »

title Monroe talks about Golovkin fight: its speed vs. power

1-IMG_7710By Dan Ambrose: WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (32-0, 29 KOs) is ready for a big drama show two months from now when he makes his title defense against the slick #3 WBA, #5 WBO, #9 WBO Willie Monroe Jr (19-1, 6 KOs) in their fight on HBO Championship Boxing at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Golovkin lives in Los Angeles now, and he’s pleased to be defending his title in the city he lives. In the 28-year-old Monroe, Golovkin has a much different type of opponent than he’s faced during his pro career. Read the rest of this entry »

title Deep Dive: Mayweather v Pacquaio Part 2/2

LR_TRAPPFOTOS-MAYPAC PRESSER-8865(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/Mayweather Promotions) By Al Classico: In part 1 of this article I covered Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao’s boxing record and opposition faced and who holds the advantage in those two areas when comparing the two. My conclusion was that Mayweather held the advantage in both areas. However, only a very small one when comparing the opposition faced.

In this post I will deep dive into each fighter’s strengths and weaknesses, styles and what the experts are saying.

Firstly let’s get into the bread and butter of what each fighter does well and what each fighter does not do so well. Read the rest of this entry »

title Deep Dive: Mayweather v Pacquiao Part 1/2

LR_TRAPPFOTOS-MAYPAC PRESSER-8441(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/Mayweather Promotions) By Al Classico:

Mayweather v Pacquiao

Since every man and his dog has an opinion and has written an article about the upcoming Manny Pacquiao v Floyd Mayweather Jr fight on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, I thought why not me? So here is my 2 cents worth to add to the debate on who will win and why, who has a better record and all other things that there is to mention about these 2 phenomenal boxers.

Firstly I am just relieved that the fight is happening! I know that they are both past their prime and the fight is a little overdue but regardless of that it is fantastic news that they will finally meet in the ring where all talk will finish and their game will answer all the questions. Either that or more questions will be asked afterwards. Read the rest of this entry »

title Roach: The whole world will be disappointed if Mayweather wins against Pacquiao

roach453By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach thinks that the boxing world are hoping that Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs) will taste defeat for the first time when the two fighters go at it on 5/2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Roach sees the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight as a good vs. bad type of thing, and he thinks that the boxing fans are ready to see Mayweather’s perfect record receive its first defeat.

Roach said via “the whole world will be disappointed.” Read the rest of this entry »

title Adonis Stevenson focused on Bika, not impressed with Kovalev’s win over Pascal

stevenson6788-By Dan Ambrose: WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (25-1, 21 KOs) says he wasn’t impressed with the victory by IBF/WBA/WBO 175 pound champion Sergey Kovlev last Saturday night over former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.

Stevenson didn’t say much about Kovalev’s win other than him just not being all too impressed with what he saw in that fight from the Russian fighter. Read the rest of this entry »

title What next for Kell Brook?

By Jonathon Fell: The reason I ask is that in spite of the fact that IBF welterweight champion Kell “The Special One” Brook (33-0, 22 KOs) has his March 28th hometown mandatory challenge versus Jo Jo Dan for the IBF strap, plans are clearly being made for Kell’s next step. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao has a chance against Mayweather if he throws 800 punches, says Bernstein

floyd5By Chris Williams: Showtime commentator Al Berstein believes that WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has a good chance of beating WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr on May 2nd if Pacquiao can throw at least 800 punches or more in the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Deontay Wilder: Stiverne won’t be the same fighter, he took too many head shots

deontay333333(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (33-0, 32 KOs) doesn’t think former WBC champion Bermane Stiverne (24-2-1, 21 KOs) will ever be the same fighter he once was after the beating he took from Deontay in their fight last January on the 17th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Stiverne gave it a game effort, but he was totally outclassed by the 6’7” Wilder, as he ended up losing by a 12 round unanimous decision by the scores of 118-109, 119-108 and 120-107. Read the rest of this entry »

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