Found March 29, 2012 on
It appears the bout everyone in the boxing world has been waiting for will not happen in 2013. The absence of a guaranteed-to-be-epic showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao has forced each fighter to look elsewhere for opponents. For Pacquiao, that opponent may be his own boxing career, which may come to an end after the Filipino fighter has developed staunch religious beliefs against violence. For Mayweather Jr., on the other hand, the fights will keep coming, and so will the resulting profits. The 35-year-old fighter will take on Amir Khan in 2013, according to The Telegraph. Khan,...

Pacquiao wants to be provincial governor

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is looking for a job he can sink his teeth into - and it's not in the ring, nor even in the country's Congress. It's the governorship of his home province in the impoverished southern Philippines. Pacquiao, 33 years old and reckoned by many to be the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, has been preparing for a post-boxing career...

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer video interview: talks Mayweather-Pacquiao, Mayweather-Canelo, BoxNation & more

In this special 10-minute video interview, Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer hits on a lot of intriguing subjects in boxing right now, including the potential of finally seeing Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. Schaefer also talks on Mayweather's upcoming fight against Miguel Cotto, and the co-feature of the evening, Saul Alvarez vs. Shane Mosley. He's talking to begin...


FLOYD MAYWEATHER, JR. is cocky, arrogant and self-assured. There’s not a lot of truly great athletes that don’t have some semblance of this mixture in their DNA. So apparently, Mayweather is just being brutally honest when he says what he says in this HBO – 24/7 promo teaser for the upcoming  Mayweather-Cotto fight… Honestly, there is no blueprint on how to beat Floyd Mayweather...

Nike Signs Timothy Bradley to 1-Year Deal, Claims Total Domination of Pacquiao-Bradley Fight

Ready for a pair of Air Bradleys?Yeah, probably not, but it's still big news that Nike has signed Timothy Bradley to a one-year deal, and will be hooking up Desert Storm with his training apparel, trunks and robe for his June 9 meeting with Manny Pacquiao. Or as Jay-Z might have said a few years back, "All Nike everything."It's a big step up for Bradley, and a bit...
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