1. Floyd Mayweather Tweets B/R Article as Evidence for Pacquiao Taking Less

    Floyd Mayweather tweeted his case last night about why Pacquiao is now being disingenuous in requiring the biggest purse in the history of sports for one night's work to be split 50-50...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about over 2 years ago 4,684 reads 103 comments

  2. Championship Fight: A Great Battle Is Upon Us

    Imagine in a country like Cuba if Fidel Castro had publicly called you out as the country's biggest Judas. Castro did just that the moment he heard of Rigondeaux's attempt at defecting to Brazil in the summer of 2007...

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  3. Manny Pacquiao Camp's Response to Floyd's Availability May 5: No Interest

    ESPN.com 's Dan Rafael sounds as pessimistic as I've ever heard him regarding the chances of a Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. superfight ever taking place...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 2,270 reads 69 comments

  4. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather Unlikely; Saul "Canelo" Alvarez Likely Next for Floyd

    Prior to Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s prison sentence being delayed, Bob Arum mentioned May as a possible month for Manny Pacquiao's next bout...

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  5. Floyd Mayweather Prison Term Delayed: May 5 Fight in Las Vegas Back on

    Fighthype.com is reporting that just moments ago, "Floyd Maywaether was expected to turn himself in to a Las Vegas court to begin serving his 90-day sentence...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 1,564 reads 30 comments

  6. Miguel Cotto vs. Manny Pacquiao II: Why the Rematch Needs to Happen

    While there are four possible opponents Bob Arum is flying over to the Philippines to present to Manny Pacquiao , really, Miguel Cotto makes the most sense on several levels...

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  7. Manny Pacquiao to Meet with Bob Arum to Discuss Next Possible Opponent

    Dan Rafael is reporting at ESPN.com that Bob Arum is on his way over to the Philippines this Sunday to meet with Manny Pacquiao and offer him four possible opponents for his next fight...

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  8. Wladimir Klitschko's 2011 Video of the Year Statement After Defeating David Haye

    You have to hand it to Wladimir Klitschko with this offering after all the barking David Haye made about being granted a title shot only to showcase one of the most abysmal offerings in a championship fight in some time...

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  9. Boxing Knockout of the Day: Tim Witherspoon KOs Jorge Luis Gonzalez

    If you're a regular reader, you've obviously noticed my enduring fetish for watching the unfortunately sheered (to put it lightly) 6'7" Cuban amateur legend, Jorge Luis Gonzalez, get pummeled by various fighters...

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  10. Boxing's 2011 Worst Robbery of the Year Award: Erislandy Lara vs. Paul Williams

    Back on July 9, 2011, Cuban former amateur world champion Erislandy Lara fought Paul Williams in Atlantic City. Lara proceeded to beat Paul Williams from pillar to post, round after round, landing huge straight left hands at will...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 1,377 reads 20 comments

  11. Boxing Knockout of the Day: Corrie Sander's 2nd Round KO of Wladimir Klitschko

    Back on April 4, 2004, Vitali Klitschko had his chance to avenge the savage beating Corrie Sanders had placed on his brother Wladimir only one year before...

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  12. Boxing: Best Heavyweight Slugfests of All Time (Video)

    To kick off the New Year on the right note, I fished around YouTube and turned up 15 pretty handy heavyweight slugfests...

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  13. Boxing Slugfest of the Day: Michael Moorer vs. Bert Cooper

    After turning pro in 1988, Michael Moorer moved up the ranks of boxing quickly. After 11 fights (and 11 early knockouts), he fought for and won a world light heavyweight title. He did this all within one year...

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  14. Is It Time for Roy Jones Jr. to Hang It Up After Denis Lebedev's KO of the Year?

    From my perspective, the context makes a knockout memorable far more than the dynamic at work in landing the blow. Occasionally, though, these two elements converge into something extravagantly poignant...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 1,156 reads 26 comments

  15. Boxing's 2011 Round of the Year: James Kirkland vs. Alfredo Angulo

    You're James Kirkland. Inside the ring you've won 29 fights and knocked out 26 of your opponents. Outside the ring armed robbery and some other run-ins with the law have jeopardized your career and sent you to prison...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 3,501 reads 1 comments

  16. Boxing KO of the Day: Medgoen Singsurat's 3rd-Round KO of Manny Pacquiao

    Back on September 17, 1999, at Pakpangag Metropolian Stadium in Thailand, Medgoen Singsurat became the last man to drop and knockout Manny Pacquiao. It came off a body shot, too...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 1,684 reads 26 comments

  17. Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto II: Could the Rematch Happen Now?

    With Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s May 5 challenge to Manny Pacquiao removed from the equation due to a little unforeseen incarceration meddling with Floyd's schedule, it's a safe bet to ...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 7,788 reads 69 comments

  18. Boxing Knockout of the Day: David Tua's 30-Second KO of Michael Moorer

    Freddie Roach once told me the only unprepared fighter he'd knowingly walked into the ring with was Michael Moorer on the night Moorer faced David Tua. Roach went on to describe the fight as one of the great regrets of his life as a trainer...

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  19. Randall "Tex" Cobb: The Toughest Boxer in History Proves It Against Holmes

    I've been on a bit of a Larry Holmes kick lately. Revisiting his career this time around and sniffing out some of his more obscure fights offered some gems. One fight in particular stands out...

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  20. Boxing Knockout of the Day: Larry Holmes Brutal Destruction of Marvis Frazier

    It's never a good sign when an organization as hopelessly corrupt as the WBC refuses to sanction your fight against their heavyweight champion...

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  21. 10 Biggest Heavyweight Bust KOs of All Time (with Video)

    I was interested in compiling a list of fighters who first gathered some real steam behind them doing great things in the sport before suddenly being derailed by a vicious knockout that most people didn't see coming...

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  22. Boxing KO of the Day: Riddick Bowe's Destruction of Jorge Luis Gonzalez

    Pretty soon, I'm going to have to compile a list of the biggest busts boxing has had in the modern era and showcase their knockout downfalls. There are some fun ones to choose from...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 1,029 reads 0 comments

  23. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Sentenced to 90 Days: Say Goodbye to May 5 Fight

    With the news of Floyd Mayweather , Jr. pleading guilty to reduced battery domestic violence charges and the ensuing sentence carrying a 90-day term in a Las Vegas jail, it most likely means saying goodbye to his proposed May 5 fight date...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler Written by Brin-Jonathan Butler about almost 3 years ago 1,290 reads 28 comments

  24. Floyd Mayweather: Does Plea Deal Pave Way for Superfight with Manny Pacquiao?

    ESPN.com has reported that Floyd Mayweather Jr. intends to plead guilty to the reduced misdemeanor charges in a plea deal that shields him from felony allegations involving he battered his ex-girlfriend...

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  25. Boxing KO of the Day: Oscar De La Hoya vs. Fernando Vargas

    Oscar De La Hoya and Fernando Vargas finally squared off after years of friction dating back to the amateurs on September 14, 2002 in what was billed as "Bad Blood...

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