Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto: Why You Should Care

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

This weekend boxing will get its biggest fight in years when you combine the skills own by bothed pugilists involved. Manny Pacquiao (49-3-2, 37 KOs) and Miguel Cotto (34-1, 27 KOs) will square off Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, pitting two of the best fighters in ...

What Pacquiao’s Knockout Win Means

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Manny Pacquiao's two-round destruction of Ricky Hatton this past Saturday night changed a lot of things in boxing in a very short time. In just 5 minutes and 59 seconds Pacquiao finally proved himself to his remaining doubters by flooring one of boxing's most beloved fighters and a guy (it ...

Pacquiao vs. Hatton Live Blog!

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

8pm ET: Pacquiao! Hatton! We're live from the Rumors and Rants luxury suite live blogging everything related to this huge title fight. The pre-game icing and stretching is done, we're through the layup lines and we're on the bench wating for the starting lineups to be announced. Phillips and I ...

Something Live-Blogged This Way Comes

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

You bet your ass we're live-blogging Hatton/Pacquiao tonight. Phillips and I (McD) are already locked down in our War Room (yes, the same one we used for the NFL Draft...we're on a budget, people) and are decontaminating ourselves of possible swine flu infection in anticipation of the battle royale in ...

Hatton-Pacquiao Should Be A Classic

Friday, May 1st, 2009

See our live blog of the fight here. If you've got access to cable television on Saturday night, you should fork over the ridiculous amount of cash it's gonna take to watch Ricky Hatton and Manny Pacquiao hit each other for money. Why on Earth would you do such a thing? ...

Boxing’s New Golden Boy

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Boxing has a new Golden Boy, and he didn't have the title bestowed on him, he went out and took it. Some have proclaimed that December 6, 2008 was the end of an era in boxing. They've said that the years of Oscar De La Hoya's reign over the sweet science ...