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Mayweather vs Pacquiao – Big Fight Breakdown & Prediction

Part of the beauty of the sport of boxing is its unpredictability. Long-time HBO commentator and one-time Floyd Mayweather nemesis Larry Merchant would often call the sport the “theatre of the unexpected.” At times, it is a sport that can defy all logical analysis and with a single blow, tear up the best laid plans. As Mike Tyson used to …

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Everything You Need to Know About Floyd Mayweather’s Boxing Style

Following on from our insight into Manny Pacquiao’s boxing style, Michael McCarthy discusses the style of his upcoming opponent – undefeated Floyd Mayweather.  Stance: Orthodox Style: Defensive counter-puncher Make ‘em miss and make ‘em pay is the Mayweather way of boxing. If you believe that boxing is the art of hitting your opponent without being hit in return then Mayweather truly has …

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Could Gennady Golovkin Be Next For One Of The Big Two?

Could the feared Middleweight Champion, Gennady Golovkin, be the next man to face either Mayweather or Pacquiao? Gennady “GGG” Golovkin appears to be willing to drop a weight class to fight either Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather. Born on April 8, 1982, the 33 year old from Karagandy, Kazakhstan has blazed a trail in the boxing world in recent years. Undefeated in 32 …

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Mayweather v Pacquiao Build-Up Part IV – The Fighting Congressman

Part IV of our Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao build-up gives an insight into Manny Pacquiao – the basketball playing, singer/actor/politician as he stakes his claim to be called the world’s best. 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 …

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Everything You Need To Know About Manny Pacquiao’s Boxing Style

Michael McCarthy breaks down the style of Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, as he takes on Floyd Mayweather in the biggest fight of his career. Stance: Southpaw Style: Unorthodox attack, aggressive boxer-puncher Manny Pacquiao first burst onto the boxing landscape in 2001, when he took a fight with IBF Super bantamweight champion Lehlohonolo Ledwaba at short notice and blew the reigning champion away in 6 …

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Mayweather v Pacquiao Build-Up Part III – The ‘Mexicutioner’

Part III of our Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao build-up looks at a young Filipino fighter who is nicknamed “Mexicutioner” due to his dominance of fighters of Mexican decent. _________________________________________________________________________ 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 …

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Froch: Kell Brook Is More Exciting Than Khan & Should Get Mayweather Fight

Paulie Malignaggi and Carl Froch give their view on which of Britain’s best, Kell Brook & Amir Khan, should face either Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao. With the May/Pac fight just days away, the boxing world is awash with speculation and opinion of the fight itself and what lies beyond. Former and current World Champions respectively, Paulie Malignaggi and Carl Froch, …

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Mayweather v Pacquiao Build-Up Part II – The ‘Money’ Era

Part II of our Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao build-up looks at how approaching the richest fight in history, Floyd Mayweather becomes a global brand and a contender for the G.O.A.T. _________________________________________________________________________ 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 …

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Manny Pacquiao-Ception – Boxer Stars In Another Footlocker Ad

Eight days to go! We’re so excited. And with all this excitement comes the inevitable sponsorship ads as everyone and anyone cashes in on Mayweather/Pacquiao. This time it’s Manny who stars in another Footlocker advert.   For those not aware, Pacquiao has worked with Footlocker before, prior to the Mayweather fight being announced he starred in this advert. So, with the …

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao Build-Up: Part I – The ‘Pretty Boy’ Era

Part I of our Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao build-up looks at the early career, and times of ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd Mayweather. 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 …

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Amir Khan Should Focus On Boxing And Stop Dreaming

Pundit Arena outline why Amir Khan doesn’t deserve his much requested superfight, but also how it could or couldn’t happen in the future.   Amir Khan has, for a while now, been telling anyone that will listen that he deserves a superfight against either Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao. “I want this fight. I would love to box Manny. We’ve been looking at …

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Is Floyd Mayweather At Risk Of Bankruptcy?

Floyd Mayweather has an estimated net worth of $280 million, but is it possible that he could blow it all? Pundit Arena investigates. _________________________________________________________________________ The thought in itself is ridiculous. I mean, look at the guy. Is it likely that the man who’s about to take part in the richest fight in history (breaking his own record), could conceivably lose …

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Is Keith Thurman The Man To Crack The Mayweather Code?

Following his recent hard fought victory over Robert Guerrero, we determine whether Keith Thurman can reach the pinnacle of the sport and become the first fighter to defeat Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather. Timothy Bradley and Paulie Malignaggi have called him a ‘dangerous fighter’. Many boxing fans see him as the next big thing. But can Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman do the unthinkable? Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman …

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