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The Few Men To Have Fought Mayweather & Pacquiao Have Their Say

With the fight of the century just hours away, the few men who have faced both fighters have their say on Mayweather / Pacquiao.  Oscar De La Hoya, Shane Mosley, Ricky Hatton, Miguel Cotto & Juan Manuel Marquez sit down to discuss their respective fights with both Mayweather and Pacquiao before turning their attentions to the fight itself. It’s fascinating …

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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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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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Miguel Cotto & This Week in Boxing

Michael McCarthy is for this week’s edition of TWIB, following a record-breaking weekend for Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto. Boxing can be a cruel game. It tests every aspect of a fighter’s makeup. If there is a flaw or fault in a fighter, physically or mentally, stepping into the ring is one good way of exposing it. On Saturday night, at …

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