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Conor McGregor: “I Would Certainly Box Floyd Mayweather”

We can’t fault his self belief! The Irish UFC Featherweight faces Chad Mendes for the interim featherweight title at UFC 189 on July 11 and he couldn’t look more confident. Appearing on US talk show Conan, McGregor was asked if he was willing to face pound-for-pound king, boxer Floyd Mayweather. He responded in typical brash fashion. “I know he would not want to …

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Al Haymon vs The World

One of the big questions being asked in boxing right now seems to be “Is Al Haymon good or bad for the sport?”. It is a question that at this time last year may have been an easier one to answer. The vast majority of people in and around boxing, as well as the fans, wouldn’t have hesitated for a …

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Errol Spence Jr – Super Prospect!

2012 U.S Olympian Errol Spence Jr. has been looking more and more like boxing’s hottest prospect with every outing. After his most recent performance however, the question must be asked – How long more will he remain a mere prospect? Last Saturday night Spence obliterated Phil Lo Greco in 3 painfully one sided rounds. The slaughter occurred on the undercard …

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What is Dead May Never Die – The True State Of Boxing

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Death remains one of the most poorly understood aspects of life. Omnipresent, inevitable and yet mystifying, death has puzzled great minds for millennia. It should therefore come as no surprise that the world of sports media appears to have become confused by the notion. The “death of boxing” has become a sporting cliché in recent years. It has become a …

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How Floyd Mayweather Broke Boxing & Exploited The Points System

Maurice Brosnan discusses the intricacies of Floyd Mayweather’s defensive boxing style, citing some of his most notorious bouts.  After a much-anticipated and complex fight, both boxers lasted the entire bout forcing the result to the judge’s scorecard. Mayweather wheeled away, hands aloft, personifying a boxer who had just exerted domination over his opponent, certain of a favourable result. Both fighters were called to …

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JUST IN: Nine Seats Were Unsold for May-Pac, But Fight Still Smashes Every Record

Although the fight failed to live up to many casual boxing fans’ expectations, the official ticket sales figures from Mayweather-Pacquiao obliterated the records set by its peers in boxing history. As per Dan Rafael via ESPN, the sales smashed previous records and generated over $72 million. There was just a measly 46 complimentary tickets given out for the fight, and …

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Floyd Mayweather Continues Manny Pacquiao Trolling…But Why?

In a post-fight sit down with Showtime Sports, Floyd Mayweather got very Floyd Mayweather-ish when discussing his defeated opponent, Manny Pacquiao.  Ah there he is. There’s the Floyd we all know and love…to hate. We thought we might have lost the old Mayweather somewhere in the pre-fight build-up. Gone was the trash-talking, insult slinging, distasteful champion. In his place was …

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Video: Floyd Mayweather Shoots Down The Haters

Floyd Mayweather also has a damn fine sneaker collection. . . It could well be argued that ‘Money’ has taken more heat since Saturday night than he took in the fight itself. His points decision win over Manny Pacquiao in the ‘Fight of the Century’ was met with much derision from fans worldwide. Floyd defended his performance and win in …

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Long Read: The Complex Legacy Of Floyd Mayweather

Last Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather delivered another display of near-faultless defensive boxing. By comprehensively defeating the one fighter many claimed to be his equal, Mayweather cemented his position as the greatest boxer of his era. With (perhaps) just one fight left before retirement, and no obvious opponent for his final bout, it seems likely the Grand Rapids native may retire …

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Forget Floyd Mayweather, Boxing’s Real Problem Is Its Refusal To Help The Sport’s Fallen Soldiers

“Boxers, like prostitutes, are in the business of ruining their bodies for the pleasure of strangers.” On Saturday night, Las Vegas played host to the biggest event in boxing history. The world tuned in, hoping to witness a fight that would rival those of the Gatti-Ward, Hagler-Hearns vintage. The crowd bayed for blood, clinging on to a distorted sense of …

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Floyd Shows Off His Cheque…Pacquiao Donates £40m to Charity

The Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather fight didn’t quite live up to the hype that preceded it. However, in the aftermath, we are getting further glimpses into the characters of the men involved.   Manny Pacquiao is expected to donate up to half of his earnings from Saturday’s bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr to charity.The 36 year old Filipino received …

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Floyd Mayweather Vows To Relinquish Title Belts On Monday

After a convincing win over Manny Pacquiao last night, Floyd Mayweather has vowed to surrender his titles in the coming days. Last night, many boxing fans were left hugely disappointed as the so called ‘Fight of the Century’ fell woefully short of the moniker.  After the victory however, there was something of interest released from the Mayweather camp as he …

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Mayweather v Pacquiao Part V – Talking Points

Part V of our Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao build-up details the talking points for the biggest fight in modern boxing. The ‘Fight of the Century’ finally takes place after over five years of failed negotiations, accusations, and much hand-wringing. In a five part series, we look at the careers of both protagonists and their heavily anticipated bout. Part I – The ‘Pretty Boy’ …

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PacMan To Win, According To 1995 (The Year Of The Underdog)

As different media outlets try to justify their predictions for the Moneyman vs PacMan bout, Tom O’Connor looks back to the year it all began for the Filipino. 1995 was the year of the underdog and it may just be written in the stars that two decades later, the underdog will rise again.  January 22nd 1995 saw Pacquiao fight professionally for …

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