Archive for the ‘Boxing’ Category

Floyd Mayweather Heads to Jail on Friday

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a multimillionaire, and a world champion boxer, but on Friday morning he will become an inmate in the Clark County Detention Center. Mayweather will spend up to the next 87 days behind bars after pleading guilty in December to misdemeanor domestic violence charges. Mayweather will spend at ...

Manny Pacquiao Backtracks on Gay Comments

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Manny Pacquiao recently ruffled some feathers with comments about same-sex marriage. Like a true politician, the Filipino congressman has backed off his stance a bit. The eight-division world champion and top pound-for-pound boxer on the planet had taken some serious heat when it was reported that he quoted the Bible in ...

Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto: Live Blog

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto: Live Blog

Muhammad Ali’s Trainer Angelo Dundee Passes Away

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Boxing trainer Angelo Dundee, who oversaw some of the biggest fights in boxing history and trained both Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard, died Wednesday in Tampa, Florida at the age of 90. Dundee was the genial, whip-smart motivator who was behind virtually all of Ali's career. He attended Ali's 70th ...

Snooki of “Jersey Shore” Creates Professional Boxing Team

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Just when you thought the tentacles of the Snooki brand had reached every corner of our lives (super fans can buy a bottle of SNOOKI perfume for $44.99 and smell like a stale keg baking in a tanning bed), Jersey Shore “star” Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi announced her newest business venture: ...

Andre Ward vs. Carl Froch: Live Blog

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Andre Ward vs. Carl Froch Live Blog

See, I Told You I Didn’t Lose In Finland

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Last week, I touched on the Hellacious Helenius Helsinki Hustle (channeling my inner Don King) when Dereck Chisora was robbed of the vacant EBU heavyweight belt. The hometown judges awarded the title to Finn Robert Helenius in a match people are calling "one of the worst decisions I've seen in ...

Sir, I Challenge You To A Duel

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

While most of the boxing world was focused on Margarito-Cotto II: El Grudge Match, a few hours earlier and an ocean away, another bout was worthy of headlines. In what is being called one of the worst robberies in recent memory, British heavyweight Dereck Chisora fell victim to blatant hometown scoring ...