Quick Jabs: Public Hasn’t Had Enough Of Mayweather; Dubious Title Runs; More

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTSOtYWhtbo Very good fight from this past weekend, that Orlando Salido vs. Terdsak Kokietgym, especially early. It stuffed in seven knockdowns, legal and no, and lots of swapped punches at the official start of Salido’s official 130-pound campaign. In an overdue edition of Quick Jabs, we’ll talk about the subjects in the headline — yeah, still some Floyd […]

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Has The Public Finally Had Enough Of Floyd Mayweather?

For many a long-time boxing fan, Floyd Mayweather’s repugnance as a human being is an ongoing source of eye rolls, because what else can they do? There are the major evils, like the multiple convictions for battering women,  or his racist and homophobic remarks about Manny Pacquiao, or his public disclosure of his ex-fiancee’s abortion; then […]

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Mayweather Vs. Maidana II Results: Easier This Time For Floyd

Floyd Mayweather did one of the things Saturday night that makes him the best in the world, which is to figure out what his opponent does well and neutralize it. It was enough to win by a wider margin this time against his fiercest recent foe, Marcos Maidana, than last time. It was a far […]

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Mayweather – Maidana 2: The Ultimate Guide

(Marcos Maidana’s duckface + leopard print snakeskin tuxedo = look of the year) Don’t follow boxing very often, but you want to know the gist of Saturday’s mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana? Follow boxing all the time, and want one place that rounds up all the links about the junior middleweight showdown you […]

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Sweet Science Sequels: Mayweather Vs. Maidana

Grab your phone. Pull up the flicks playing at your local cinema this weekend. Don’t show me the titles. Don’t even look yourself. Want to know what the worst of the bunch will be? Which of those laboriously lazy, hundred million dollar behemoth pictures will almost assuredly waste your time and money? Just skip to […]

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Perfection, Ugliness: Mayweather Vs. Maidana Preview And Prediction

Welcome to fight week for Floyd Mayweather, where ugly-spectacle-as-promotional-hype builds up to his sublime perfection in the ring. How low can Mayweather sink, in the department of self-marketing? Low enough to, as a convicted woman beater, to capitalize on the publicity he gets from defending Ray Rice, for instance, this past week. Last time, it […]

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TQBR Roundtable On Mayweather Vs. Maidana: Bow Tie Edition

So I asked the TQBR team — Patrick Connor, Matthew Swain, Tim Starks, Andrew Harrison, Jeff Pryor and Sam Sheppard — whether they thought Saturday’s fight is going to be competitive, and that’s the look they gave me. The Roundtable is virtual (we all live in different parts of the world), but I assume they […]

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