Playing Fact or Fiction with the Top Rumors in Boxing

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Playing Fact or Fiction with the Top Rumors in Boxing
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Will fans ever see a full-fledged welterweight version of Juan Manuel Marquez against Floyd Mayweather?

Would boxing be the same without the constant and incessant rumor-mongering?

No way. In fact, the sport is downright driven by its myriad of he-said, she-saids. Floyd Mayweather will fight Canelo Alvarez. Juan Manuel Marquez is afraid of Floyd Mayweather. The heavyweight division is as bad as it’s ever been.

That’s boxing.

There is no shortage of these trifling but titillating trivialities, and they serve their purpose. After all, what else would keep fight fans preoccupied as they wait the sometimes excruciatingly long weeks until the next big Saturday night throwdown?

With that in mind, let’s have a look at the latest and greatest boxing rumors. Are they fact or fiction? 

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