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 ...

2011 Losers Of The Year

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Last year, we began what we hope becomes a tradition here at Rumors and Rants and tipped our hats to Cheap Trick by naming the losers of the year in every sport we pay attention to. In case you are wondering, there is no scientific formula to being named loser of ...

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

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 ...

Miguel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito II: Live Blog

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Miguel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito II: Live Blog