1. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Fighting Victor Ortiz & Selling "Take the Tests!" T-Shirts

    According to a very reliable and accurate website, BoxRec.com, Floyd Mayweather Jr. (41-0-0) will be fighting Victor Ortiz (29-2-2) on September 17, 2011 at Cowboys Stadium in Texas...

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  2. Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley: Whose Win Would Benefit Boxing More?

    With Manny Pacquiao (52-3-2) being the top figure in boxing, some questions regarding the future of the sport after Manny Pacquiao is retired arise...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 613 reads 10 comments

  3. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: When Will He Get the Respect He Deserves?

    Oscar De La Hoya was past his prime, Shane Mosley was too old, Juan Manuel Marquez was way too small, and Ricky Hatton was an overhyped competitor...

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  4. Wladimir Klitschko and David Haye Talk the Talk, but Who Will Walk the Walk?

    I have seen both Klitschko brothers being excited and offensively direct when discussing their opposition, but it seems that David Haye (25-1-0) has brought out the cocky devil in Wladimir Klitschko (55-3-0)...

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  5. Bob Arum of Top Rank Looking Past Mosley, Sent Proposal to Team Marquez!

    It seems Bob Arum of Top Rank Boxing is looking way past Shane Mosley, as some speculation comes out of Mexico, claiming a proposal has been sent to Juan Manuel Marquez for a third fight with Manny Pacquiao...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 505 reads 11 comments

  6. Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather and 5 Boxing Announcements I'd Like To See

    Despite boxing going slightly downhill since the earlier days, it is still a boiling pot of interesting characters with a spectrum of exciting fights...

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  7. Roy Jones Jr. vs. Denis Lebedev: Which Fighter Has More to Gain?

    For years, Evander Holyfield has been the household name for grossly unnecessary and, in some ways, disappointing boxing...

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  8. Floyd Mayweather: 5 Things He'd Have To Do To Knock Out Manny Pacquiao

    The following three predictions on a hypothetical Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight came via an article on opposingviews.com. “I think Floyd will win...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 6,111 reads 104 comments

  9. Boxing's Bizarre Videos

    " Boxing : Two men engaged in a manly sport that combines stamina, power, speed and grit. Locked in a battle round after round to claim the ultimate prizes: a belt and a purse." Just like in any other sport, boxing has its funny moments...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 316 reads 1 comments

  10. 'Klitschko' Documentary a Fascinating Look at the Lives of Boxing's Top Heavyweights

    “You don’t play boxing. Boxing is serious stuff”- Larry Merchant This is my review of the upcoming documentary called Klitscko, which will be a part of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 1,212 reads 7 comments

  11. Boxing: Upcoming Fight Predictions Are the Easiest I Ever Had To Call

    So far, 2011 does not look bad at all in terms of decent fights. It gives hope to the average boxing fan to start the year off with exciting matchups. Coming up, we have a handful of interesting bouts, all of which deserve attention...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 988 reads 11 comments

  12. Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fans: Where's the Balance?

    By writing this article, I am risking being verbally torn apart by fans of Manny Pacquaio and Floyd Mayweather Jr., nevertheless I feel that it must be written...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 6,635 reads 241 comments

  13. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Slip Out of Shape Before He Faces Manny Pacquiao?

    When looking at most athletes in terms of performance over time, it is safe to say that if graphed, the line representing the progression would be a regular bell curve...

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  14. The New Mike Tyson: Former Most Feared Man in Boxing Living Like You and I

    If I had told you that the following quote was written with reference to “Iron” Mike Tyson , would you have a hard time believing me? “The 44-year-old ex-heavyweight champion ...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 8,362 reads 10 comments

  15. Boxing: What Would Happen If Manny Pacquiao Got Knocked Out?

    There must be millions of boxing fans out there who quietly dread the day Manny Pacquiao announces his retirement from boxing. Pacquiao represents too many things to the worldwide Filipino community, thus his absence would prove to be devastating...

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  16. Vitali Klitschko Promises Not To Hit His Next Opponent for First Three Rounds!

    There you have it, Vitali Klitschko himself promises to stay away and keep his hands off his next opponent for the first three rounds. While it’s obvious that this statement cannot be serious, I do think there is some authenticity to it...

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  17. Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez vs. Everybody: And the Winner Is...

    Hype! This was the only word I could come up with in regards to Sergio “Maravilla” Martines (47-2-2), the current WBC and WBO middleweight champion. He has been a growing sensation since his loss to Paul Williams (39-2-0) back in 2009...

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  18. David Haye Speaks Again; Plans To Knock Out Wladimir Klitschko

    Wait. Did David Haye (25-1-0) say something? Yes, he did say something in his interview with ESPN . Every time Haye talks, it’s very easy to determine whether it’s ...

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  19. Roy Jones Jr. Shifts Opinion on Manny Pacquiao Between 2009 and 2011

    Between 2009 and 2011, many significant things occurred in boxing. Some fighters retired, while others elevated their careers to new highs. For Manny Pacquiao (52-3-2), this two-year gap has been nothing but triumphant...

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  20. Does Brutality Really Build Boxing Champions? Legends Speak!

    Does brutality really build boxing champions? In recent EA Sports Fight Night interviews for their Fight Night Champion video game, four world champions were interviewed...

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  21. Nonito Donaire: Exclusive Interview and Clubbing Photos!

    The newly crowned WBC and WBO Bantamweight world champion Nonito Donaire Jr. (26-1-0) is not the kind of champion that stays out of the public eye, making himself widely unavailable...

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  22. Yuri Foreman vs. Pawel Wolak: The 'Raging Bull' Will Be Stopped by the 'Fighting Rabbi'

    The first time that I saw Pawel Wolak (28-1-0) fight was on the undercard of Nonito Donaire Jr. (26-1-0) vs. Voldymyr Sydorenko (22-2-2) on December 4, 2010 in Anaheim, CA...

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  23. 'Irish' Micky Ward Keeps Busy: Exclusive Phone Interview

    From legendarily historic boxing matches, to fundraisers, and now Hollywood, former boxer Micky Ward (38-13-0) has never stopped inspiring. Ward is widely known for his astonishing trilogy with former world champion Arturo Gatti (40-9-0)...

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  24. Wladimir Klitschko's Injury Still Healing, Chrisora Fight Cancelled, Is Haye Next?

    Somewhere, there must be a Klitschko ON/OFF switch, which is being flicked back and forth by someone in charge. Yet again, Wladimir Klitschko (55-3-0) has called off his scheduled April bout against Dereck Chrisora (14-0-0)...

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  25. Nonito Donaire Jr. Hints Name Change in Donaire Jr. vs. Donaire Sr. Drama

    The Donaire family has made a big name for themselves in the sport of boxing. From successful coaching to a dominating world champion, they have worked their way to the top...

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