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Floyd Mayweather & The Art Of Self-Promotion

Alex Kirwan provides an insight into the earnings of Floyd Mayweather and how the boxer is reaping the rewards of self-promotion. Have you ever wondered how much the movers and shakers in sport get paid? How much they take home? What their agent or promoter receives? Take ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson for example. In his career he amassed a huge $300 million …

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Al Haymon – Boxing’s Mystery Man

Michael McCarthy gives us an insight into the dealings of boxing’s mystery man; the powerful Al Haymon. On Saturday night, the Barclay’s Centre in Brooklyn will play host to two of boxing’s most talented 140 pound fighters. Between them, Americans Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson share a combined record of 60-2-1, as well as each owning a victory over Britain’s Amir …

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Taking On The Four Kings: Floyd Mayweather vs Roberto Duran

Welcome to the second of a four-part series in which we pit Floyd Mayweather Jr. against four of boxing’s biggest names from the Four Kings era. After being knocked out by Sugar Ray Leonard, Floyd needs to pick himself up to beat Roberto Duran.   CHECK OUT PART I OF TAKING ON THE KINGS: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS SUGAR  RAY LEONARD Floyd Mayweather vs …

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Taking On The Four Kings: Floyd Mayweather vs Sugar Ray Leonard

In the first of a four-part series, we pit Floyd Mayweather Jr. against four of boxing’s biggest names from the Four Kings era. Up first is Floyd versus Sugar Ray Leonard. Nobody can question Floyd Mayweather’s deserved place in the annals of boxing legend. The man has defeated a who’s who of fighters throughout his decade of prominence. Miguel Cotto, Oscar …

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This Week in Boxing History: Miguel Cotto v Antonio Margarito I

What? Miguel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito I When? July 26th 2008 Where? MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada. Background Miguel Cotto, the current lineal and WBA middleweight title holder, has been one of boxing’s biggest stars for the best part of the last 10 years. Although born in the USA, Cotto is Puerto Rican to the core. He became …

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Guillermo Rigondeaux – Dawn of the Rigolution?

A rainy Saturday afternoon is not a time at which I am accustomed to watching elite professional boxers. And yet, as I sit and bemoan the return of the Irish summer, on the other side of the world in Macau, China, one of the most gifted athletes on the planet is stepping into the ring. Despite being a reigning super-bantamweight …

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Canelo Alvarez & This Week in Boxing

All eyes were on the MGM Grand Garden Arena this weekend as Mexican sensation Saul “Canelo” Alvarez continued his campaign to conquer the boxing world. Saul Alvarez looks set to inherit the mantle of boxing’s biggest star when Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally depart from the sport. Canelo deserves enormous credit for the choice of opponent he has made …

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Carl Frampton & This Week in Boxing

This week was a quiet one for in-ring action, another pause for breath during a hectic summer schedule. However, there was plenty of action outside the ring. There were three significant announcements this week, with two in particular of interest to Irish fans. On Tuesday, the venue was finally announced for Carl Frampton’s September 6th IBF super-featherweight title clash with …

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Adonis Stevenson & This Week in Boxing

Michael McCarthy is here to discuss the biggest talking points from inside and outside the ring over the past seven days. Ever since Adonis “Superman” Stevenson burst onto the light-heavyweight scene, headline writers everywhere have been waiting for their chance to unleash a stream of Kryptonite-related headlines. All they needed was Stevenson to lose. On Saturday night, at least for …

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao Superfight Looks Dead In The Water

The slim odds of a superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao shortened even further this week with the news that the Filipino had signed a new contract with promoter Bob Arum and Top Rank. Fight fans have been calling out for Mayweather and Pacquiao to go toe-to-toe for years, but sadly it now looks highly unlikely that the duo will …

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Floyd Mayweather & This Week in Boxing

Saturday night saw unbeaten pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather extend his unbeaten record to 46-0 with a majority decision victory over Argentina’s Marcos Maidana. In the build up to the fight, most people expected a comfortable victory for Mayweather and while he once again delivered the win, it was far from comfortable. This was the only fight since his first meeting …

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Mayweather-Maidana Preview & This Weekend’s Other Boxing Action

This weekend boxing’s pound for pound king, Floyd Mayweather is back in action at his second home, the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather’s opponent on this occasion is hard-hitting Argentine brawler Marcos Maidana. ‘Chino’ as he is known, earned his shot at the sport’s money man by beating Mayweather protégé Adrien Broner last December. Despite earning his shot, …

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