1. Manny Pacquiao vs. Antonio Margarito: Preview and Predictions

    In a few days, Dallas will host one of the more controversial fights of the year, as Manny Pacquiao takes on Antonio Margarito for the vacant Super Welterweight 154 pound title...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 4 years ago 4,413 reads 8 comments

  2. Middleweight Champ Sergio Martinez: A Guy You Can Root For

    Sergio Martinez just won the World Middleweight title and guess what he chose to do next? If you guessed purchasing a Bentley and hitting the Vegas strip hard with an entourage in tow, you are wrong...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 4 years ago 479 reads 7 comments

  3. Edwin Valero's Suicide Overshadows an Exciting Night of Boxing

    If you are a fan of “action” fighters like me, the past few days has surely got your blood boiling. This past Saturday provided a bounty of fights for even the most fickle fans...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 4 years ago 2,355 reads 7 comments

  4. Pacquiao-Clottey, Mayweather-Mosley: Why The Fans Feel Duped

    Now that I've satisfied my self-imposed 30 day hiatus from writing about Pacquiao and Mayweather, it's time to "talk about the past" and come to grips with my feelings. Release the hounds! First, a quick recap of the past 90 days on this subject...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 4 years ago 1,772 reads 12 comments

  5. How To Fix Boxing Part 1: Fewer Divisions

    As the rubble from Mayweather-Pacquiao gets sifted through, lawsuits get settled, and all the he-said, she-said finger pointing subsides, the boxing community should take one big exhale—and move on...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 4 years ago 773 reads 24 comments

  6. R.I.P.: Mayweather-Pacquiao Is Dead

    And just like that, it's over. Eight weeks worth of hype, banter, and articles written from every possible angle and all it took was three words to put it in the gutter. According to Top Rank's Bob Arum, "The fight's off...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 4 years ago 1,694 reads 39 comments

  7. Mayweather-Pacquiao: Numbers That Might Not Add Up

    While we wait for the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao super-fight saga to get sorted out, let’s take a look at some numbers surrounding this proposed fight. 1: The number of defamation lawsuits filed in Nevada U...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 4 years ago 1,193 reads 31 comments

  8. Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Called Off: So What?!

    Here’s what’s up: the possibility of the best fight in the last 10 years—a potential classic for the ages—down the tubes. As a boxing fan, I will not attempt to gloss this over...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 4 years ago 1,671 reads 59 comments

  9. The Klitschkos: Boxing's All-Time Best Brothers

    Of all things, sports tend to run in families. It makes sense: The family that plays together stays together. We see examples of this all the time at the highest levels of sport, from tennis to basketball to football...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 4 years ago 146 reads 6 comments

  10. Would Somebody Please Fight Winky Wright?

    Ronald “Winky” Wright, the former undisputed light middleweight world champion and owner of a 51-6-1 record, has no one to fight...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 5 years ago 341 reads 8 comments

  11. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fans: What If Manny Pacquiao Wins?

    In my previous column, I outlined some reasons why I felt Manny Pacquiao was a winner in terms of legacy and exploits outside the ring, regardless of the outcome of his pending fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 5 years ago 3,830 reads 39 comments

  12. Manny Pacquiao Beats Floyd Mayweather Regardless of Outcome

    It’s no secret that Manny Pacquiao has sights beyond the realm of the ring. In the Philippines, he is the biggest thing since Imelda’s famed shoe collection...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 5 years ago 1,686 reads 35 comments

  13. Fans KO'd by Roy Jones Jr. Loss

    It was a perfect setup, really. Like a left to the body that drops the gloves for a big right hand, the so-called “tune-up” bouts for Roy Jones Jr...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 5 years ago 1,745 reads 3 comments

  14. Manny Pacquiao on Steroids? Give It a Rest!

    It didn’t take long for the accusations to fly. Just days after newly minted welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao delivered his biggest victory over the larger Miguel Cotto, the “S” word reared its ugly head...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 5 years ago 1,002 reads 8 comments

  15. Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao: Where This Fight Should Happen

    According to the latest sources, formal negotiations have begun to bring the highly anticipated mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao to reality...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 5 years ago 915 reads 8 comments

  16. Predicting a Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Outcome = Bad Math

    I am not the first to write about this potential blockbuster matchup. And I won't be the last. But as I wade through the great sports blogosphere looking for articles about Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 5 years ago 2,317 reads 31 comments

  17. Wake Up America, Tennis Is Cool Again

    "Tennis is back!" is what the text message said. It was my old high school tennis teammate, trying to get my attention, but he didn't need to. I knew he was talking about the Nadal-Verdasco match that had just finished airing...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 5 years ago 1,441 reads 23 comments

  18. Wake Forest Big Three Gathering Respect in Busy ACC

    Three things you can count on when you live in North Carolina: good barbecue, good weather, and, with four ACC teams less than two hours apart, good basketball...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about over 5 years ago 139 reads 11 comments

  19. Why Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao Is a Bad Idea

    WRITER'S NOTE: This article was first published in December 2008. Since then, it has received over 40,000 reads to date, a number I am amazed with...

    J Soriano Written by J Soriano about almost 6 years ago 48,531 reads 74 comments