Freddie Roach dispatched his oldest brother, Al, to New York to collect the famed trainer’s seventh Eddie Futch trainer of the year award at Friday night’s Boxing Writers’ Assn. of American dinner in New York. Roach said Friday he’s received assurance from his top fighter, Manny Pacquiao, that award No. 8 is coming Pacquiao (57-5-2, […]
Former heavyweight champion George Foreman weighed in on what might happen if mayweather lost to Pacquiao. “This could devastate him (Mayweather) as a boxer, not as a man but as a boxer,” Foreman said via Yahoo Sports. “He might have to go out in the country somewhere if he lost. You lose your perspective on […]
Seems the 50 Cent vs. Floyd mayweather feud is finally OVER — with the two superstars coming together Wednesday night …. months after they TRASHED each other in public. Don’t forget … these two HATED each other after a bitter falling out — with 50 publicly saying Floyd was so dumb, he couldn’t read. Mayweather […]
BET is storming out of its corner with its first-ever rounds of professional boxing. The network, which has traditionally programmed entertainment, music, news and public affairs for the African-American audience, told The Associated Press it has partnered with Roc Nation Sports to air up to nine live, two-hour telecasts of boxing events in the next […]
Here’s what Floyd mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were thinking about during their epic staredown at the PPV press conference.
Manny Pacquiao gets a rematch on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” at 11:35 p.m. tonight on ABC. Pacquiao takes time out from preparations for his May 2 fight against Floyd mayweather Jr. No word on whether Pacman will sing his new song, “Lalaban Ako Para Sa Filipino” (“I Fight for the Filipino People”), which he’ll use as […]
Former world champion Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) has arrives in Florida to begin his training camp with new trainer John David Jackson. On Friday, May 29, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Algieri takes on Amir “King” Khan (30-3, 19 KOs) in a clash that can be seen on Spike TV. Algieri rose to […]
Manny Pacquiao has been practicing for his big May 2nd fight with Floyd mayweather using a punching bag with Floyd’s face on it. The unique piece of boxing equipment was a gift from boxing fan and famed attorney Robert Shapiro, who commissioned the bag from a popular artist. According to TMZ, The Money Team laughed […]
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Former two division world champion Paulie Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) will be back inside the ring next month on May 29th against little known 30-year-old Danny O’Connor (25-2, 9 KOs) in Malignaggi’s first fight since being destroyed by Shawn Porter in 4 rounds in 2014. Malignaggi, 34, had been sitting all this time waiting for […]
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Eleven days before the fight between Floyd mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, an actual contract for the bout to take place at the MGM Grand still has not been signed. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Tuesday that he wasn’t signing the contract that he received a draft of on April 15 because it […]
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