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Floyd Mayweather Announces His Opponent For “Farewell” Fight

It’s official – Floyd Mayweather’s opponent for September 12th is Andre Berto. It had been widely reported in recent months that Mayweather was likely to fight the Floridian, in what the pound for pound king claims is his last hurrah. “The Money team”, however, were slow about officially announcing the fight. Last night, less than six weeks from fight night, …

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Is Manny Pacquiao On Performance Enhancing Drugs? Examining The Evidence

Manny Pacquiao is no stranger to suspicion. In recent years, he has had to endure a number of accusatory barrages which have suggested that he was a regular user of performance enhancing drugs. A particularly intense period of slander aimed at the Filipino icon accompanied the opening chapter of the negotiation saga between his team, and that of Floyd Mayweather Jr. …

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Floyd Mayweather Victim And Expendables 3 Star Arrested For Assault

TMZ Sports is today reporting that former Floyd Mayweather opponent Victor Ortiz has been arrested for assault. Ortiz, who was attending a Kenny Chesney concert, reportedly got into a physical altercation with another man. The conflict ended with the boxer kicking the victim whilst he was on the ground. Ortiz was famously knocked out by the pound for pound king, …

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Gennady Golovkin’s Next Opponent Is Set, And It Won’t Disappoint

Gennady Golovkin’s next opponent has been confirmed. The Kazakh killer, Golovkin, has been the subject of much speculation in recent months. His name has been thrown about by a whole host of reputable fighters as a potential opponent. Bernard Hopkins, Carl Froch, Andre Ward and Floyd Mayweather have all mentioned the name of the dangerous middleweight title holder in recent …

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The Most Fixed Fight In Boxing History!

People questioning the legitimacy of a boxing match or an MMA bout is a regular occurrence. There has always been a skepticism toward combat sports in that regard. Perhaps it comes from the days when the mob controlled boxing and frequently fixed fights. Though younger fans may not remember those dark days, there have been numerous references to such activity …

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Has Floyd Mayweather’s Final Opponent Been Decided?

Bit of a bummer if you ask us. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has reportedly decided on Andre Berto as his next opponent, with the bout slated for either September 12 or Tuesday, Sept. 15. Michael Woods of The Sweet Science made the claim that the fight that will be televised on CBS, rather than on pay-per-view. “He will get paid around what he has been …

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The Most Bizarre Preparation Methods Of Fighters Down Through The Years

Seamus Raftery examines some of the most bizarre ways in which fighters have prepared themselves for combat down through the years. The Rocky movies are responsible for popularizing the idea that prizefighters utilize all manner of bizarre methods to turn themselves into weapons of destruction. The Italian Stallion was as open minded a pugilist as there has ever been, in …

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Jessie Vargas Seeks To Have Timothy Bradley Defeat Overruled.

At the end of last month, there was a great deal of controversy over the conclusion of the fight between Timothy Bradley and Jessie Vargas, in Carson, California. Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, is today reporting that Vargas and his team have formally filed an official appeal with the California State Athletic Commission. Their hope is that they can get the …

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Breaking: Floyd Mayweather Stripped Of WBO World Title

Sensational news coming out of the U.S tonight, with Floyd Mayweather Jr. being stripped of his world title, which he retained in his multi-million dollar fight with Manny Pacquiao.  It is understood Mayweather failed to pay  a $200,000 sanctioning fee from the May 2 fight (for which he earned more than $220 million,) a figure which totals less than o.1% …

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Some People Are Willing To Resort To Desperate Measures To Secure A Fight With Floyd Mayweather.

They call it the Mayweather sweepstakes. Titles mean nothing in comparison. The biggest prize in boxing is, undoubtedly, a fight with Floyd Mayweather. ……and some people will stoop to any depth to try and secure it. Anthony Mundine is a former Australian rugby league star turned professional boxer. He is outspoken, confident and controversial. The Daily Telegraph once called him …

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Carl Froch Continues To Troll Boxing Fans.

As of late, Carl Froch seems to be having great fun at the expense of hardcore boxing fans. Some people have been suggesting in recent weeks that Floyd Mayweather’s claim that he will fight Andre Berto or Karim Mayfield in his final bout is an attempt to “troll” the boxing world. This may be the case, but even a ruse …

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MMA Vs Boxing: A Brief History Of Crossover Clashes

Seamus Raftery examines the history of crossover clashes between boxers and mixed martial artists. Conor McGregor is the most headline hogging athlete in the world today. This week, he has been all over the news due to the chaos surrounding UFC 189. Yesterday, he was grabbing the limelight for a different reason, however. Whilst a guest on, American chat show, …

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Shots Fired By Manny Pacquiao After Mayweather’s Instagram Post

Too late for a proper response now, Manny. The winner of the ‘Fight of the Century’ had some fun a few days back, posting a video on instagram of him slapping a dummy around and telling Pacquiao to stop lying regarding his injured shoulder. I love having fun, joking and living life #SenseOfHumor A video posted by Floyd Mayweather (@floydmayweather) on Jul 1, 2015 …

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