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Mayweather vs Pacquiao 2015: Could the choice of commentators derail or delay superfight?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 29, 2015 - 09:00PM ET
It's become common knowledge on a global level that Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, HBO and Showtime Sports are currently in advanced stages of negotiating a mega-fight deal that could yield both fighters an unprecedented payday for a single, 36 minute meeting in the squared circle.  

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Adversaries in the ring, partners in history

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 29, 2015 - 06:11PM ET
"Ali always said I would be nothing without him, but what would he have been without me?" - former Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier.  

Wladimir Klitschko vs Briggs in September? Shannon says it's a done deal

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 28, 2015 - 07:51PM ET
Earlier today, hard-punching wild-man and former heavyweight belt-holder Shannon Briggs told ESPN he has a September date with lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.  

Manny Pacquiao: Will PacMan KO Amir Khan if they fight on May 30?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 27, 2015 - 06:54PM ET
While the boxing world patiently awaits the final verdict concerning a proposed super fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., it's being reported by numerous sources that the sport's only eight division world champion and his promoter, Top Rank, Inc., are currently working on a contingency plan, should the best match-up in boxing fail to materialize.  

Floyd Mayweather: Is the 'Money' man's stock free-fallin' faster than a Tom Petty melody?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 27, 2015 - 04:50PM ET
The popular song Free Fallin' is the opening track from Tom Petty's 1989 solo album, Full Moon Fever.  

Manny Pacquiao: "The fans are pressuring Mayweather"

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 27, 2015 - 12:10PM ET
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao... Will it happen?  

Floyd Mayweather is fighting Cotto again, insists HBO's Jim Lampley

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 25, 2015 - 10:01PM ET
While both networks negotiate terms for the highly anticipated Mayweather/Pacquiao super fight, the boxing world has no choice but to wait with bated breath.  

Brandon Rios stops Mike Alvarado in three with surprise ending

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 25, 2015 - 12:21PM ET
On Saturday, January 24, at the 1st Bank Arena in Broomfield, Colorado, two fighters were slated to compete in the ring...only one showed up.  

Brandon Rios rips Alvarado in 3: Stats tell the story

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 25, 2015 - 01:31AM ET
Tonight, from the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, "Mile High" Mike Alvarado (34-4, 23 KOs) faced arch rival Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios (33-2-1, 24 KOs) for the third time.  

"Floyd Mayweather wants the fight with Manny Pacquiao," states Showtime executive

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 24, 2015 - 11:08PM ET
On Thursday afternoon, while supporting Saturday night's rubber match between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado in Denver, Colorado, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum made several statements to numerous members of the boxing media about the ongoing negotiations for the most eagerly anticipated match-up in boxing, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao.  

Rios vs. Alvarado 3 undercard: Gilberto Ramirez is must-see TV

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 24, 2015 - 07:19PM ET
Tonight from the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, "Mile High" Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) will engage in another slugfest with former WBO Super Lightweight title holder Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios (32-2-1, 23 KOs), which could prove to be the most thrilling and action filled of all three mutual bouts.  

Boxing schedule: HBO & BoxNation, Jan 24

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 24, 2015 - 06:43PM ET
Tonight, from the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, "Mile High" Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) faces rival Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios (32-2-1, 23 KOs), for the third time in what promises to be an all-action thriller.  
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Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado 3 prediction: Is Referee Jay Nady the wildcard?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 24, 2015 - 03:17PM ET
Tonight, from the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, "Mile High" Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) will take on his boxing counterpart, Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios (32-2-1, 23 KOs), for a third time in what should be another all-action war for the ages.  

Alvarado vs. Rios 3: ‘Rocky Mountain rumble’ could place trilogy among best ever

Written by Brian Opal at Jan 24, 2015 - 03:08AM ET
There’s a short, distinct list of epic trilogies that stick out like a splinter in the minds of most boxing historians and die-hard fans.  

Rios vs Alvarado 3 prediction: Can desire lift underdog?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 24, 2015 - 01:06AM ET
Tonight, Brandon Rios (32-2-1, 23 KO) and Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KO) will fight yet again.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: Arum unleashes riveting statements about Floyd's alleged demands, obsession and reluctance to fight

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 23, 2015 - 10:00PM ET
While promoting the rubber match between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado in Denver, Colorado this week, CEO of Top Rank, Inc., Bob Arum, refuted outspoken condition coach Alex Ariza's claims that Arum was being less than truthful to the boxing media regarding the current status of the ongoing Mayweather/Pacquiao negotiations.  

Floyd Mayweather: What did Tweet on January 21 actually imply?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 23, 2015 - 08:15PM ET
Earlier this week, while attending the Hollywood premier of the critically acclaimed "Manny" documentary, notorious conditioning coach Alez Ariza was seen in attendance and shared his opinion on the probability of a blockbuster Pacquiao/Mayweather super-fight materializing this year.  

Rios vs Alvarado 3 weigh-in

Written by Press Release at Jan 23, 2015 - 06:35PM ET
Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT).  

Floyd Mayweather vs Miguel Cotto 2? Would it be immune to 'Floydcott?'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 22, 2015 - 03:22PM ET
The demand for Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao has reached unprecedented levels and there is no going back now.  

Rios vs Alvarado 3: Odds are clear

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 22, 2015 - 04:10AM ET
On Saturday, January 24, Brandon Rios (32-2-1, 23 KO) and Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KO) will face one another for the third time.  

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: One mammoth reason Floyd may choose Cotto?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 21, 2015 - 03:15PM ET
Despite the possibility of receiving a record payday of over $100 million to fight Manny Pacquiao, the fighter dubbed 'Money' still insists he's still toiling in the minusa of negotiations with Top Rank.  

Floyd Mayeather Jr to Manny Pacquiao: "You're not a boss. On the chess board, you're a pawn"

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 20, 2015 - 04:40PM ET
In a recent interview on "Shade 45 Radio", Floyd "Money" Mayweather gave a brief update on how challenging negotiations were with probable May 2nd opponent Manny Pacquiao.  

Floyd Mayweather on Pacquiao fight: "We're going to make it happen"

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 20, 2015 - 04:06PM ET
Ever since Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De la Hoya broke the unfortunate news that a deal between Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto was indefinitely off the table, many fight scribes and boxing fans have been speculating about a potential rematch between the current lineal Middleweight Champion and Floyd Mayweather Jr. taking place on "Cinco de Mayo" holiday weekend.  

Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne suffer 'collateral damage' from January 17 clash

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 20, 2015 - 12:37PM ET
After this past Saturday night's riveting and dramatic Heavyweight battle between incumbent title holder Bermane "B-Ware" Stiverne and new WBC champ Deontay "Bronze Bomber" Wilder, both fighters are currently nursing some respective wounds as a stark reminder of their grueling 12-round war of attrition.  

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: 'Now, more than ever, is the time," claims Hall of Fame fight promoter

Written by Joseph Herron at Jan 19, 2015 - 07:15PM ET
While most fight fans would agree this past Saturday night's WBC title bout between newly crowned champ Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne was an imperative step towards rejuvenating American interest in the often overlooked Heavyweight division, the entertaining scrap didn't create the kind of ripple effect most were predicting.  
   


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