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Floyd Mayweather training for Conor McGregor?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 27, 2016 - 04:42PM ET
This past Thursday, August 25, Floyd "Money" Mayweather released a message on his Instagram account, which showed the self-proclaimed "TBE" working out in front of a healthy number of supporters:  

Canelo vs Smith PPV prediction: De La Hoya chimes in

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 26, 2016 - 10:41PM ET
Who is ordering the September 17th Canelo vs Smith PPV?  

Golovkin vs Brook prediction: "I think Kell has a chance to win"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 26, 2016 - 05:59PM ET
With just two weeks remaining until universally recognized Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin takes on undefeated Welterweight title holder Kell Brook in front of a capacity crowd at the sold-out O2 Arena in London, England, many within the boxing community are starting to wonder whether or not the 5 to 1 betting underdog can pull-off the massive upset.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Gennady Golovkin: "A prime PacMan would do very well against Triple G"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 26, 2016 - 05:38PM ET
Future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao will be gracing the squared circle once again on November 5, opposite Jessie Vargas at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. And while the soon to be 38 year old fighter is seemingly well past his respective fighting prime, the Pacman is still fighting at an elite level, as was evidenced in his impressive points victory over former two-division world champion Timothy Bradley in April of this year.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas: Fighter unleashes vile rant on Max Kellerman

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 26, 2016 - 10:29AM ET
After landing the biggest fight of his professional career, one would assume that Jessie Vargas would be overjoyed with the amount of exposure and financial gain that traditionally comes with facing a boxing icon and a future Hall of Famer like eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao.  

Pacquiao vs Vargas: "Manny made the right choice"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 24, 2016 - 09:10PM ET
Despite receiving a ton of criticism from the real bosses of boxing, the often irrational but always passionate die-hard fans of the sport, and not receiving any support from the Home Box Office, Manny Pacquiao, Jessie Vargas and mutual promoter Top Rank, Inc, will be going through with their WBO Welterweight championship bout on November 5, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

Golovkin vs Brook: Is GGG taking Brook seriously in training?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 24, 2016 - 04:21PM ET
At the Summit Gym in Big Bear Lake, California, current Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and head trainer Abel Sanchez are making their final preparations in camp before they leave for London, England, where GGG will be defending his coveted titles against current IBF Welterweight champ Kell Brook.  

Pacquiao vs Vargas: Will PacMan hater and possible future opponent call the fight?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 23, 2016 - 09:44PM ET
This past weekend, former two division world champion and Showtime Sports color commentator Paulie Malignaggi was at the Ford Amphitheater in Coney Island, New York, to check out fast rising Welterweight Errol Spence Jr. in action against former WBA title challenger Leonard Bundu, in an IBF 147 pound title eliminator bout.  

Canelo Alvarez: "This is probably my last fight at 154 lbs"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 23, 2016 - 05:49PM ET
With less than 30 days remaining until his WBO title fight against incumbent Super Welterweight champion Liam Smith, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is busy putting the finishing touches on his preparation in Southern California. In a recent interview with FightHype.com, the 26 year old fighter discussed how productive his training camp has been for this assignment.  

Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazer: McGregor vs Diaz 2 was what?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 23, 2016 - 11:54AM ET
On Monday, August 22, sports talk show host Colin Cowherd took to his respective soap box and raved about the "greatness" of UFC 202's main event between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, while doing his best to diminish the time honored global pastime and Olympic sport of boxing.  

Golovkin vs Brook: Will age be an issue?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 22, 2016 - 10:46PM ET
When unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin enters the ring with top welterweight Kell Brook, the former will be seven months shy of 35.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas: Like PacMan vs Morales?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 22, 2016 - 08:42PM ET
When Manny Pacquiao and Top Rank, Inc. initially announced a November 5 match-up between the Pacman and WBO Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas, many boxing critics and fight fans believed the eight division world titlist chose the "easy money" match-up against the most lightly regarded title holder within the talent enriched 147 pound division.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather: PacMan vs Adrien Broner would be bigger?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 22, 2016 - 06:03PM ET
Last week, former four division titlist Adrien "The Problem" Broner was conditionally released from incarceration on a "contempt of court" charge, which put him in the stony lonesome for thirty consecutive days. Although the seemingly troubled prizefighter will return to court on September 21, Broner is looking to score another major fight, possibly in October.  

Mayweather vs McGregor: Can Conor compete with Floyd in the ring?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 22, 2016 - 02:50PM ET
Immediately following his big victory over Nate Diaz, which took place this past Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, current UFC Lightweight champion Conor McGregor talked about potential opportunities that might not lie within the boundaries of Mixed Martial Arts.  

Golovkin vs Brook: Brit has the power to KO GGG

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 21, 2016 - 03:08PM ET
When welterweight champion Kell Brook steps into the ring to face middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, the former will probably weigh between 165 and 172 lbs.  

Golovkin vs Brook prediction: Just 5 rounds?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 21, 2016 - 11:53AM ET
Can a top 3 welterweight deafeat the world's best middleweight?  

McGregor vs Diaz 2 prediction: "I'd whoop both their a**es"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 20, 2016 - 04:38PM ET
Earlier this week, at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada, heralded boxing trainers Jeff Mayweather and Floyd Mayweather Sr. sat down to talk about the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz.  

Nate Diaz: Purse for UFC 202

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 20, 2016 - 02:15PM ET
Tonight, August 20, from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, proficient UFC striker Nate Diaz will once again compete against controversial superstar and UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor at 170 pounds in the main event of UFC 202. The event will be available for purchase on UFC PPV for a cost of $49.99 in SD, and $59.99 HD.  

McGregor vs Diaz 2 prediction and preview

Written by Mark Weber at Aug 20, 2016 - 01:01PM ET
When Conor McGregor rematches Nate Diaz tonight at UFC 202, there will be no belt on the line. In fact, there's not even a title shot at-stake.  

Conor McGregor: Purse for McGregor vs Diaz 2

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 20, 2016 - 11:29AM ET
"The company was just sold for $4 Billion, and I guarantee you I was a big reason why that pricetag was so high" - Conor McGregor during UFC 202 press conference  

"Canelo Alvarez really wants the Gennady Golovkin fight," insists Hall of Fame promoter

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 18, 2016 - 02:09PM ET
On Tuesday, August 16, current Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, head trainer Abel Sanchez and managing director of K2 Promotions West, Tom Loeffler, staged a press conference at the Palm restaurant in Beverly Hills to promote their controversial September 10 event with current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook.  

Pacquiao vs Vargas or Ward vs Kovalev? Who wins the November PPV battle?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 18, 2016 - 12:34PM ET
With several major events already looming on the PPV horizon, "Joe Fight Fan" is really going to have to dig deep into his pocketbook if he wants to support his beloved boxing...especially during the month of November.  

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: "Fight may happen when GGG is 60"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 17, 2016 - 10:27AM ET
Tuesday afternoon at the Palm restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, K2 Promotions held an intimate press conference for Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, promoting his September 10 bout with current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas: De La Hoya insists PacMan chose wisely

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 17, 2016 - 08:23AM ET

It's seemingly an uphill battle for Manny Pacquiao and Top Rank, Inc. from now until November 5.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: "Don't do it, Floyd"

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 16, 2016 - 10:30AM ET
This Saturday night, UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be challenging Nate Diaz once again in an attempt to rectify a disappointing stoppage loss by way of a rear naked choke which took place earlier this year on March 5.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather rematch: A strong possibility without Top Rank's involvement?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 15, 2016 - 05:45PM ET
Since eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao renounced his retirement from the professional ring, and decided to compete once again for the WBO Welterweight crown against incumbent titlist Jessie Vargas, controversy has hovered over his seemingly unpopular selection.  

Manny Pacquiao no longer on HBO? What does this mean?

Written by Mark Weber at Aug 14, 2016 - 08:45AM ET
After weeks of speculation, Manny Pacquiao has officially announced he's fighting Jessie Vargas on November 5th in Las Vegas.  

Golovkin vs Brook: Will bulked-up Brit knockout GGG?

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 13, 2016 - 08:26PM ET
On Wednesday, August 10, current WBA, IBF and WBC Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and the unexpected September 10 challenger, current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook, participated in WBC's customary 30-day pre-fight weigh-in, and the results were more than just a bit staggering to most interested observers.  

Manny Pacquiao and HBO Boxing part ways

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 13, 2016 - 06:48PM ET
After an impressive and lucrative run on HBO PPV, it seems that a Manny Pacquiao bout will not be receiving the special Lampley/Kellerman/Lederman/Jones treatment at ringside on November 5.  
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