Two Points Against The Alphabet Belt Gang, Post-Mayweather Vs Pacquiao

We’ve talked before about the real championship that was at stake in Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao this weekend, the true welterweight crown that restarted the lineage at 147 lbs. Here are two points against the sanctioning organizations (the WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF) that we haven’t made before. 1. Allan Lalisan last year wrote a thesis […]

Leo Santa Cruz v Jose Cayetano

Next For Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao

Let’s not pretend we really know what’s next for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao after they faced one another this past weekend, and just tell you would might be, and should be, next for them. ****** Contractually, Mayweather owns Showtime one more fight, and he says he’ll be back in September. In the build-up for […]

Terence Crawford v Thomas Dulorme

Pound-For-Pound Top 20 Boxers Update, 5/15

(Terence Crawford; Tom Pennington, Getty Sports) This is our first pound-for-pound update of 2015, and as such there are some major modifications. It made sense to wait this long after January and February produced negligible potential changes. It also made sense to wait until Mayweather vs Pacquiao, which would determine the p4p crown. As always, the […]


Mouthwash For Mayweather Vs Pacquiao: Five Best Fights Of This Century

(What a great fight looks like: Israel Vazquez, left, Rafael Marquez, right) Let’s say you expected the “Fight of the Century” this weekend between Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao to be the BEST fight of this century, at least so far. You were dreaming. Also, there are 85 more years to go. But since the […]

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Maybe Mayweather Vs Pacquiao Was ‘Boring,’ But It’s Not The End Of The World

The big fight Saturday, in the end, wasn’t a riveting masterpiece of blood-spattering havoc. Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, did not, in the minds of many, match the hype. It was “boring,” so many said. Mayweather only ran away — he took no risks, was even a coward, and Pacquiao didn’t even try, and this “Fight of […]


Floyd Mayweather Gets Win Of His Life Vs Manny Pacquiao

Before Saturday, one of the things that made Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao so long-awaited is that they were the two best fighters of their time, the two best fighters of the last decade. After Mayweather defeated Pacquiao by a unanimous decision, we can say this: Mayweather now has the best win of his life, and […]

Leo Santa Cruz vs Jose Cayetano

Mayweather Vs Pacquiao Undercard Results: Santa Cruz Wins Decision

Leo Santa Cruz traded a lot of leather with Jose Cayetano in the other undercard bout for Mayweather vs Pacquiao, winning a shutout decision in a fight that was more competitive than the first. Santa Cruz made his full featherweight debut, and nothing changed about his punch volume, which is super-high. It seemed as though there […]

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Gamalir Rodriguez

Mayweather Vs Pacquiao Undercard Results: Lomachenko Gets KO

Vasyl Lomachenko kicked off the Mayweather vs Pacquiao undercard Saturday with a dominant win over Gamalier Rodriguez, taking a few rounds to get going before battering the bejesus out of Rodriguez and effectively forcing him to quit. It was meant to be a showcase on a big pay-per-view, representing the fighter HBO chose to spotlight. […]

Freddie Roach On How Pacquiao Beats Mayweather

Last June standing in the lobby of a New York City hotel, a few days prior to the Miguel Cotto vs Sergio Martinez fight at Madison Square Garden, Freddie Roach stared me in the eyes and said, “We’re going to knock this guy out.” He continued with, “Have you ever been in the ring? What […]


Raymundo Beltran Stomps Takahiro Ao

An overweight Raymund Beltran tore through Takahiro Ao like a hippo through a watermelon on truTV’s debut boxing program Friday night. Maybe he would’ve if he had made weight, too. It just was kinda unfair, is all. Beltran, who weighed in over the lightweight limit, tried to get under and settled at 136, established himself […]

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Mayweather Vs Pacquiao: The Ultimate Guide

Don’t follow boxing very often, but you want to know the gist of Saturday’s mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao? Follow boxing all the time, and want one place that rounds up all the links about the welterweight showdown you could ever want? This Ultimate Guide to the May 2 HBO/Showtime pay-per-view bout is […]


Floyd Mayweather Vs Manny Pacquiao: Dealing With The Casuals — A User’s Guide

Saturday night, THE ENTIRE WORLD will be watching one of the biggest boxing events in the history of the sport, Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. Well, perhaps not the entire world, but a whole lot of people will be tuning in to see who is the best fighter of their generation. With a fight of […]