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title McGregor: It’ll be over quickly if Mayweather comes forward

By Sean McDaniel: Conor McGregor doesn’t believe for a second that former 5-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come forward all night long looking to mix it up with him on August 26. If Mayweather does take the fight to the 29-year-old Irish fighter, he says he’s going to make quick work of him. McGregor doubts Mayweather will be able to stand up to his big power punches once he starts connecting. Read the rest of this entry »

title Ellerbe slams Arum and De La Hoya over Mayweather-McGregor criticism

By Jeff Aranow: Leonard Ellberbe of Mayweather Promotions has thin skin about the criticism that has been leveled by promoters Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya about the August 26 mega-fight between UFC fighter Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather says he knows how McGregor will fight him

By Jim Dower: Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears to have someone in Conor McGregor’s camp that has given him the game plan for how he’ll be trying to beat him on August 26. Mayweather, 40, isn’t saying who gave him McGregor’s game plan, but it looks like he may have a spy in his camp. Read the rest of this entry »

title De La Hoya: Canelo-GGG = biggest fight in middleweight history

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is expecting big things from the middleweight clash between his fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin on September 16 next month. Read the rest of this entry »

title Live Stream: Conor McGregor Media Day Open WorkOut

FRIDAY – Conor McGregor Media Day – 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT From UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas

SHOWTIME Sports will present live HD Satellite and Internet coverage from Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Media Days as the boxing legend and UFC superstar open their training camps in preparation for their August 26 SHOWTIME PPV® blockbuster from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »

title Deontay Wilder: I’d love to fight “Boogeyman” Luis Ortiz

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” has little interest in fighting British promoter Eddie Hearn’s fighter Dillian Whyte. Instead of that fight, Wilder wants to face unbeaten #1 WBA contender Luis Ortiz, mainly because he’s so highly feared in the boxing world and is viewed as the “Boogeyman” by many. Read the rest of this entry »

title Ellerbe says Mayweather-McGregor set to break boxing gate-record

By Allan Fox: In reaction to the news about the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor fight STILL not being sold out for their August 26 fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe sounded off, saying that the fight is on pace to break the all-time boxing gate record, according to ESPN. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao wants Horn rematch in Philippines or U.S

By Allan Fox: desire to have his rematch against WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs) in the Philippines or the United States rather than in Australia, which is where their previous fight took place on July 2. Read the rest of this entry »

title Tureano Johnson vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko on Aug.25

By Allan Fox: #1 IBF middleweight contender Tureano Johnson (20-1, 14 KOs) will be meeting #2 IBF Sergiy Derevyanchenko (10-0, 8 KOs) in title eliminator this month on August 25 on Premier Boxing champions on FS1 at the Buffalo Run Casino, in Miami, Oklahoma. Read the rest of this entry »

title Crawford vs. Indongo: Can you recall the last undisputed 140 Champion?

By Gerardo Granados: Next Saturday, on August 19 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska, two boxers – Terence Crawford and Julius Indongo – will fight to earn the distinction to be called undefeated, undisputed Champion of the World. It’s disappointing that the circus exhibition bout keeps on getting that much attention from the major sports media puppets and instead this solid boxing bout it’s been quite overlooked. Read the rest of this entry »

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