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Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao Next Opponent: WBO Welterweight Champion, Jessie Vargas

Posted on 4 Aug, 2016, by in Boxing

The rumor mill regarding the next fight for Manny Pacquiao can end and move on to something else: His next opponent will be Jessie Vargas, the WBO Welterweight champion, who will make his first defense facing the WBO International and lineal welterweight champion. More

Thurman beats Guerrero

Keith Thurman Destroys Robert Guerrero; Proves He’s Big-Time

Posted on 8 Mar, 2015, by in Boxing

If anyone had any doubt about Keith Thurman being the real deal came his dominant performance against Robert Guerrero, winning by unanimous decision to retain his WBA Welterweight title. More

Khan beats Alexander

Khan Beats Alexander – The Road to Mayweather Gets Shorter

Posted on 14 Dec, 2014, by in Boxing

Once again Amir Khan has more than proved his worth in the Welterweight division, retraining his WBC title belt with an impressive unanimous decision win over the fading Devon Alexander, which might be the victory that finally lands him the fight he’s been looking for these last three years: Floyd Mayweather. More

Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao Over Algieri – All That’s Left is Waiting for Mayweather

Posted on 23 Nov, 2014, by in Boxing

Except for knocking him out, Manny Pacquiao hurt Chris Algieri in every possible way to score an impressive title-retaining win of his Weltereight belt, once again leaving all of us with the question of when, if ever, will he and Floyd Mayweather step in the ring. More

Pacquiao vs Algieri

Pacquiao vs Algieri – Something to be Concerned About?

Posted on 19 Nov, 2014, by in Boxing

There are many who feel that a fight between Pacquaio and Algieri shouldn’t take place. Those same people think that whoever Mayweather and Pacquiao get into the ring with, if it’s not against each other, it’s not really worth their time, or their money. But with the two (still) biggest names in boxing refusing to fight each other, the options of finding someone to fight are limited unless Pacquiao is looking to repeat himself. And he’s not getting in the ring with Juan Manuel Marquez again. Too much of a risk, not enough of a reward. More

Floyd Mayweather

Mayweather Beats Maidana – A Lot Easier the Second Time Around

Posted on 14 Sep, 2014, by in Boxing

The first fight made it seem like Floyd Mayweather is slipping and letting age slow him down. His second bout with Marcos Maidana ended those speculations, as the undefeated Welterweight and Light Middleweight champion won through a unanimous decision, not leaving any room for doubt this time. More

Maidana vs Mayweather

Mayweather vs Maidana – Vulnerable for the First Time

Posted on 11 Sep, 2014, by in Boxing

Regardless of how surprising it was to see Marcos Maidana do so well in the first fight and actually get a rematch, this fight will be determined by the ability of Floyd Mayweather to stay focused, dodge wild punches and simply carry out his usually very cautious and careful game plan, which has worked out wonderfully for him in his undefeated boxing career. More

Marquez vs Alvarado

Marquez Beats Alvarado – The Path to Pacquiao

Posted on 18 May, 2014, by in Boxing

In order to get a shot at a Welterweight title, Juan Manuel Marquez needed to beat Mike Alvarado in an eliminator. He had no problem doing that despite getting knocked down late in the bout, coming away with a comfortable unanimous decision (119-109, 117-109, 117-109) that gave him the unimportant WBO international Welterweight belt but more importantly put him closer for a fifth fight with Manny Pacquiao. More

Floyd Mayweather

Mayweather Beats Maidana – A Crack in the Armor

Posted on 4 May, 2014, by in Boxing

For the first time in a very long while, Floyd Mayweather looked vulnerable. Marcos Maidana was wild an missed quite a lot, but he made the undefeated pound-for-pound king sweat for his belt-unifying more than ever before, and even see one judge call it a draw, which immediately has people calling for a rematch and some even considering the Argentina getting robbed of victory. More

Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao vs Rios – Bigger Than Boxing

Posted on 24 Nov, 2013, by in Boxing

National symbols carry huge expectations, especially in times of crisis. Manny Pacquiao was fighting for his relevance among Boxing’s elite against Brandon Rios, but also for the spirit of his country after the Philippines was devastated Haiyan, leaving many looking for some sort of uplifting moment from their beloved champion, wearing a title belt across his waist once again after the unanimous decision win. More