1. Manny Pacquiao Wanted to Visit Floyd Mayweather While He Was in Jail

    Although trying to get the two best boxers of the last decade in the ring against each other has been impossible over the past few years, that didn't stop eight-division champ Manny Pacquiao from wanting to visit Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 8,988 reads 93 comments

  2. Report: Ricky Hatton Going to Announce Return to the Ring

    Former welterweight champion Ricky Hatton is reportedly on the cusp of announcing his return to boxing after being away from the ring for over three years, according to The Boxing Observer ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 2,607 reads 7 comments

  3. Manny Pacquiao's Rep Denies Dana White's Claim of Nike Dropping Pac-Man

    After UFC president, Dana White , claimed that footwear giant Nike was dropping boxing great Manny Pacquiao for UFC superstar, Jon Jones, it appeared that boxing suffered another blow from the MMA world...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 4,132 reads 20 comments

  4. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Arum Says Super Bout Could Happen in April of 2013

    After meeting with former welterweight title holder Manny Pacquiao in his native Philippines, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said that the much-anticipated superfight with Pacquiao and fellow pound-for-pound great Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 7,517 reads 121 comments

  5. Dwight Howard Traded: Lakers Taking Big Gamble Getting D12 Without Extension

    Although it would appear that the Los Angeles Lakers have came out on top of the four-team trade (per ESPN) that sent All-Star center Dwight Howard to L.A...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 566 reads 1 comments

  6. Lamont Peterson Allowed to Keep IBF Title, Will Take on Zab Judah Next

    After a waiting game that has lasted a few months, junior welterweight boxer Lamont Peterson has been cleared to keep his IBF title after failing his drug test due to anabolic steroids ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 709 reads 5 comments

  7. Olympic Boxing 2012: Women Save U.S. Boxing from Going Medal-Less

    After the most disappointing showing by a U.S. men's boxing team in Olympic history ( per Newsday.com )—not winning a single medal—the inaugural women's team came through for the U...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 147 reads 0 comments

  8. Manny Pacquiao Reportedly Leaning Toward a Timothy Bradley Rematch for Nov. 10

    After much speculation about who eight-division champ Manny Pacquiao 's next opponent for his scheduled Nov...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 7,076 reads 154 comments

  9. Floyd Mayweather: Effect of Money's Jail Time on the Rest of His Boxing Career

    Two-division title holder, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been a free man for around three days now and all of the attention is now off his jail stint and on what his future in the ring holds...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 9,797 reads 28 comments

  10. Manny Pacquiao: Bradley, Marquez and Cotto on Pac-Man's Short List of Next Foe

    As Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is set to take a trip to the Philippines to figure out what Manny Pacquiao's future in the ring holds Monday, the list of possible opponents for a November ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 1,447 reads 33 comments

  11. Floyd Mayweather out of Jail: 'Money' Takes to Social Media to Thank Fans

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been out of jail for around 10 hours now and he has already took to his social media outlets to thank fans and post his first picture of himself post-jail...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 9,381 reads 28 comments

  12. Floyd Mayweather Released from Jail After Serving 2 Months of a 3-Month Sentence

    Five-division champion boxer Floyd Mayweather was released from the Clark County Detention Center just after midnight on Friday morning, ending his two-month jail stint for domestic violence charges (per USNews...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 901 reads 1 comments

  13. Olympic Boxing 2012: Boxer Awarded Win After Controversial Decision Overturned

    Even though Japanese boxer Satoshi Shimizu knocked down his opponent, Magomed Abdulhamidov of Azerbaijan, six times in the final round, the judges still awarded the round and the win to Abdulhamidov...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 4,448 reads 1 comments

  14. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Arum Says Super Bout More Likely with 50 Cent and TMT

    Top Rank promoter Bob Arum recently told The Ring that he believes the long-awaited superfight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd "Money" Mayweather would become more of a possibility ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 2,063 reads 8 comments

  15. Olympics 2012: US Boxers Hunter and Breazeale Have Quick Exit from London Games

    Team USA's largest fighters, heavyweight Michael Hunter ll and super heavyweight Dominic Breazeale, both lost their Round of 16 bouts at the hands of Russian opponents...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 703 reads 0 comments

  16. TMT Promotions Adds Andre Berto and Zab Judah to Their Impressive Early Signees

    Any doubt on whether or not rapper 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather 's TMT (The Money Team) Promotions could succeed has been thrown out the window...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 248 reads 11 comments

  17. Floyd Mayweather: "Money" Hits Alabama Casino with a $61 Million Lawsuit

    Undefeated pound-for-pound great Floyd Mayweather , Jr., will be getting out of jail in the next four days, but that didn't stop him from filing a claim that a now-defunct Alabama casino owes the five-division champ a whopping $61 million (per WDEF...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 417 reads 5 comments

  18. Olympic Boxing 2012: Heavyweight Michael Hunter's Tough Draw Could Lead to Gold

    Although highly touted USA heavyweight contender Michael Hunter ll caught a tough draw (per ESPN) when the field was set last week, the difficult draw could be a blessing in disguise for Hunter's journey to Olympic gold in London...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 1,232 reads 1 comments

  19. Ward vs. Dawson: HBO to Use '24/7' Series for First Time on Non-PPV Bout

    Before current super middleweight champion Andre Ward and light heavyweight champ Chad Dawson meet in the ring for Ward's WBC and Ring titles on Sept...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 2,764 reads 7 comments

  20. Robert Guerrero vs. Selcuk Aydin: Weigh-in Scuffle Sets Up Heated Battle

    Robert "Ghost" Guerrero and Seluck "Mini Tyson" Aydin gave a prelude to their bout Saturday night at their weigh-in, as the two boxers got into a minor scuffle adding to the excitement already surrounding this bout...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 2,911 reads 3 comments

  21. UNLV Basketball: Top Recruit Anthony Bennett Declared Eligible by NCAA

    After weeks of playing the waiting game on whether or not the biggest recruit to come to UNLV in 20 years can play, the NCAA finally declared high school All-American Anthony Bennett eligible for the 2012-13 college basketball season on Thursday...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 3,610 reads 0 comments

  22. Tomasz Adamek: Can Adamek Compete with the Klitschko Brothers?

    As the boxing world waits for formidable foes for the seemingly unbeatable Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko, a previous victim of Vitali's power, Tomasz Adamek, could be the best bet to take down one of the heavyweight kings...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 554 reads 2 comments

  23. Oscar De La Hoya and 50 Cent Twitter War: Is Mayweather Done with Golden Boy?

    With the news of rapper 50 Cent stepping into the world of boxing promoting (per Sports Illustrated ) , it was a matter of time before one of the more established promoters took ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 515 reads 64 comments

  24. Adrien Broner Easily Beats Vicente Escobedo by Round 5 TKO

    Adrien Broner went out of the 130-pound division in impressive fashion, beating Vincente Escobedo by TKO in Round 5...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 1,182 reads 0 comments

  25. Adrien Broner Weighs in over the 130-Pound Limit, Is Stripped of WBO Belt

    Rising star Adrien Broner weighed in at 133.5 pounds Friday at the weigh-in for his fight against Vincente Escobedo on Saturday and was subsequently stripped of his WBO junior lightweight title (per ESPN) ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 years ago 195 reads 41 comments