1. Manny Pacquiao by TKO on May 7th and Other Predictions for 2011

    Here it is, a glimpse ahead to this weekend and beyond. I'm deleting this article if any of these things don't happen exactly how I say they will: Manny Pacquiao stops Shane Mosley in the eighth round, but Mosley never goes down...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 622 reads 2 comments

  2. Manny Pacquiao vs Shane Mosley: Shane's a Great Fighter Well Past His Prime

    I've heard the refrain, "it's gonna be a lot closer than people think," and Shane is a "live dog" in this fight, because "styles make fights" and "every great champion has one last great fight in him...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 114 reads 1 comments

  3. Boxing: Who Will Replace "Money" Mayweather on Pound-for-Pound List?

    This week marks the one-year anniversary of Floyd Mayweather's last fight and that means "Money" should be subjected to the same fate as Joshua Clottey was last week, expungement from the list upon a year's inactivity...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 490 reads 8 comments

  4. Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley: Lords and Kills

    BuzzKill: Person, thing or event that severely diminishes your mood and negatively impacts your experience. BuzzLord: The opposite of BuzzKill...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 2,055 reads 9 comments

  5. Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley: Let's Get Ready to Stumble!!!

    I want to be an optimist. I really do. But everything about the upcoming Pacquiao-Mosley extravaganza suggests a massive disappointment. A spectacular night of boxing is often as much the result of sheer luck as good matchmaking...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 696 reads 0 comments

  6. Amir Khan Revisionist History from ESPN UK

    Interesting article a couple of days ago on the British edition of ESPN.COM: http://www.espn.co.uk/boxing/sport/story/86197...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 499 reads 11 comments

  7. Manny Pacquiao vs Shane Mosley Postscript: Who Will Manny Fight Next?

    Assuming Manny Pacquiao gets past Shane Mosley on May 7, the looming question in the boxing world will be: Who's next? The Pacquiao pattern the last couple years has been a spring fight and a fall fight (around mid-November)...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 3,830 reads 39 comments

  8. Ring Magazine Rankings Updates: Analysis and Other Rambles

    Ring's weekly ratings underwent some serious changes this week, as Juan Manuel Lopez was bounced from the Pound-for-Pound list and Victor Ortiz soared to the third welterweight spot, behind only Mayweather and Pacquiao...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 1,574 reads 9 comments

  9. Victor Ortiz Has Plenty of Intriguing Fights To Look Forward To

    Victor Ortiz put on a star-making performance on Saturday night, taking the fight to Andre Berto and snatching his WBC welterweight belt in the process...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 1,057 reads 8 comments

  10. Boxing: Roles Will Be Reversed When Victor Ortiz Smites Andre Berto

    Andre Berto has blazed through the Welterweight division with an impeccable string of knockouts and unanimous decisions. Two years ago, that was Victor Ortiz, in the 140 lb...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 866 reads 7 comments

  11. Morales, Kirkland, Lemieux and More: 5 Questions from an Action-Packed Weekend

    Simply put, what a great weekend of Boxing ! High doses of drama were delivered throughout. A great champion summoned up the courage, heart and precise skills of his prime to deliver an enchanting performance in the twilight of his career...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  12. Manny Pacquiao to Giovanni Segura: Breaking Down the Pound-for-Pound Top 10

    Boxing is the most subjective sport in the world. The scoring, how we KEEP SCORE, kind of a major aspect of most athletic competitions, is entirely at the whim of whichever judge happens to have a pencil in his hand that night...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 1,100 reads 9 comments

  13. Five Upcoming Fights Better Than Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley

    While Manny Pacquiao prepares to face off with Shane Mosley on May 7, which I believe to be a one-sided mismatch, several other worthy fights loom on the horizon...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 4,298 reads 39 comments

  14. Jean Pascal Challenges Bernard Hopkins to Take Drug Test

    A crazy scene unfolded at the end of today's press conference in New York to hype up the Bernard Hopkins/Jean Pascal rematch in May. http://www.youtube...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 969 reads 13 comments

  15. Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley: Don't Believe the Hype

    Shane Mosley can hurt Manny Pacquiao . How often have you heard that since the reigning pound-for-pound champion decided to take a fight with a guy coming off of a stink-fest draw and a decisive loss to the pound-for-pound No...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 3,499 reads 17 comments

  16. The Redemption of Victor Ortiz: Andre Berto Fight Is Golden Opportunity

    In the summer of 2009, Victor Ortiz stood on the cusp of greatness. He had squashed his previous five opponents, with no fight going past the fifth round. Golden Boy Promotions was getting him maximum exposure through their deal with HBO...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 899 reads 14 comments

  17. What to Make of Miguel Cotto and More Floyd Mayweather Rumblings

    Miguel Cotto turned in a solid, efficient performance in stopping Ricardo Mayorga in the twelfth round of their March 12th fight...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 2,118 reads 10 comments

  18. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Can Reclaim Pound-for-Pound Crown Without Manny Pacquiao

    This story is set in an alternative universe. One where Floyd Mayweather, Jr. actually cares about his legacy, his place in boxing history, and burns with a competitive fire that ...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 4,399 reads 73 comments

  19. Boxing: Floyd Mayweather Jr, "The World Awaits" Your Next Move

    As a Mayweather fan, I have been anxiously awaiting any news, even the slightest rumbling, about the intentions of the emeritus pound-for-pound champion (honorary title). The only significant updates have been the delays of his two court cases...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 1,236 reads 15 comments

  20. Manny Pacquiao Won't Be Facing Sergio Martinez Anytime Soon

    In sports, people want to see the best taking on the best. So naturally, moments after another scintillating performance from Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez, the names Pacquiao and ...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 4,885 reads 84 comments

  21. Sergio Martinez Gunning for Manny Pacquiao's Pound-for-Pound Title

    Turned out the gap between Sergio Martinez and Sergei Dzinzurik was a lot bigger than anyone expected. Martinez methodically dismantled the Ukranian champ with superior quickness, footwork and relentless combinations...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 1,608 reads 152 comments

  22. Merchant, Lampley, and the Rest: Ranking the Best Commentators in Boxing

    This list excludes print media and is limited to television personalities, studio hosts and announcers...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 1,837 reads 2 comments

  23. Haters Are Heavy Participants in Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Discussion

    A wise man once said "Haters want to hate. Lovers want to love. I don't want...none of the above, I want to—"...well, in boxing the haters and the lovers can be seen in their full partisan glory all over the wonderful world wide web...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 1,129 reads 14 comments

  24. Sergio Martinez vs. Sergei Dzinzurik: HBO Boxing Lacking in Promotion

    If you want to know more about Sergio Martinez leading up to his fight on Saturday, there are worse places to look than HBO’s website. You will find a video highlight reel of his last few fights (from Cintron to Williams II)...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 986 reads 3 comments

  25. Saul Alvarez vs Matthew Hatton Afterthoughts: What's Next for Canelo?

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez put on a clinic Saturday night, and poor Matthew Hatton never had a chance. Coming into the fight, one imagined that maybe, just maybe, if Hatton could get ...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about over 3 years ago 848 reads 2 comments