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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Boxing

Floyd Mayweather: Manny Pacquiao is ‘broke and desperate for a pay day’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. expressed a willingness to fight Manny Pacquiao earlier this month, but we have learned over the years that the odds of the bout ever actually taking place are incredibly slim. That’s not stopping Mayweather from trying to make Pacquiao look bad. On Friday morning, Mayweather posted to image you see above on…Read More

Showtime: Oscar De La Hoya was ‘deceitful’ in Canelo Alvarez negotiations

A Showtime boxing executive says Oscar De La Hoya was “deceitful” in his negotiations with the network regarding boxer Canelo Alvarez, who instead signed a big deal with rival network HBO. Oscar’s Golden Boy Promotions on Tuesday announced Alvarez’s new partnership with HBO. Canelo, like many of Golden Boy’s fighters, had been fighting on Showtime…Read More

Mike Tyson helped motorcycle crash victim ‘like a superhero’

When 29-year-old Ryan Chesley crashed his motorcycle last week on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas, he couldn’t believe who he saw while he was trying to make sense of everything that had just happened. One of the first people to come to Chesley’s aid was none other than Mike Tyson. Chesley crashed his motorcycle at…Read More

Floyd Mayweather scrutinized over unsafe sparring conditions at his boxing club

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was called by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday to appear before a five-person panel next week to explain some unsafe fight conditions in his boxing gym, ESPN reports. According to ESPN’s Dan Rafael, the commission was concerned over footage shown in “All Access: Maidana vs. Mayweather 2 – Episode 2.”…Read More

Floyd Mayweather on Leonard Ellerbe: I’ve outgrown him

Floyd Mayweather confirmed this week that there is an issue between him and longtime business manager Leonard Ellerbe. Ellerbe, 49, has been a member of Mayweather’s staff for 18 years, but he did not serve as Floyd’s usual assistant trainer for the Marcos Maidana fight. In an interview published by FightHype.com on Wednesday, Mayweather confirmed…Read More

Floyd Mayweather says he may fight Manny Pacquiao next

Floyd Mayweather seems more open than ever to fighting Manny Pacquiao. During his post-fight interview following his unanimous decision victory over Marcos Maidana Saturday night, Mayweather expressed interest in a fight with Pac-Man. “If the Manny Pacquiao fight presents itself, let’s make it happen,” Mayweather told interviewer Jim Gray. Mayweather cautioned that Pacquiao still has…Read More

Did Marcos Maidana bite Floyd Mayweather on hand? (Video)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in a little trouble after getting punched by Marcos Maidana in the 8th round of their fight Saturday night in Las Vegas, and he complained to the referee that Maidana bit him in the hand. After Mayweather backed away like a cobra bit him, referee Kenny Bayless separated the two fighters….Read More

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