By Lou Block Got an Opinion? Submit Your Article to Nowboxing.com The cancellation of Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao has sent grown men into a deep depression for many men this boxing match was a late Christmas present, a gift they wanted more than anything. This fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao was so big that even people who don't watch boxing have been … [Read more...] about Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: A Cruel Joke Played On Boxing Fans
By Lou Block Got an Opinion? Submit Your Article to Nowboxing.com In recent news, Manny Pacquiao has refused to take an Olympic style drug test, the testing would come randomly during training camp. The same type of test Olympic medal winners Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps had to go through in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Why would a man who has all the pressure in the … [Read more...] about If Manny Pacquiao tests positive for Steroids it would be a huge blow to boxing
By Lou Block Submit Your Article to Nowboxing.com I'm one of those guys who has no problem with UFC or MMA(Mixed Martial Arts), it doesn't bother me at all, I actually enjoy watching it from time to time and appreciate the hard work involved in any form of combative sport. Anyone who goes into a ring or cage, puts their life on the line and fights one on one gets my … [Read more...] about Why do some UFC fanboys go out of their way to say Boxing is Dead?
By Lou Block Submit Your Article to Nowboxing.com For those of you who have been keeping up with the Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Manny Pacquiao negotiations, looks like Pacman is shying away from the fight. In Pacman's on words he said Floyd Jr. only cares about money and not the fans. Well if Floyd Mayweather Jr. only cared about money how come he agreed to the terms … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao just sign the contract already! Give the fans the fight they want!
By Lou "Cinder" Block I have to say there is no excuse from me, Miguel Cotto got beat by Manny Pacquiao! But that wasn't a tough task especially knowing that Cotto tends to fade and like Freddie Roach said Cotto has never been the same since the Antonio Margarito fight. I still question why they didn't show the unofficial weights, maybe cotto came in light? I wasn't … [Read more...] about Congratulations Manny Pacquiao, but Mayweather will stop your reign
By Lou Block After watching the arrival of both Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto, I noticed that Cotto's eyes were sunken, he looked surprised and wide eyed like he saw a ghost, that look is the look of a man who hasn't eaten in days with no fluids in him. The same look was on previous Pacman victims, Oscar De La Hoya and Erik Morales. That is a key sign of … [Read more...] about (Comparison Pics) Miguel Cotto Looks Dehydrated, Should Pacquiao Let Cotto Weigh-In At 147?
By Lou Block I love the sport of boxing, been a fan for a long time and I respect the fighters for having the guts to step into the ring, but I do not respect those fanatics who become engrossed with a fighter, that they would even threaten you with violence. These fans are not fans of the sport of boxing, they are fanboys who only root for one guy and they treat him like … [Read more...] about Fanboys Make It Easy To Root For The Other Guy
By Lou Block As the 2nd episode of HBO 24/7 Pacquiao/Cotto finished up, it is evident that Manny Pacquiao is not focused and enjoying his life as a celebrity more than being a boxer. Miguel on the other hand is focused, hungry, and a great family man. When you get a glimpse of some of Manny Pacquiao's training and sparring you can see his lack of focus. Last episode you … [Read more...] about Pacquiao’s change in demeanor, Cotto the quintessential family man
By Lou "Cinder" Block I have received a ton of biased and even vulgar comments on my previous articles by irate fans, some even questioning my knowledge of the sport. Well to these guys if you ain't riding Pacman's wagon you are the enemy and an idiot who does not know boxing. In my recent piece " The only way Pacquiao can win is if Cotto has an off night" I was blasted … [Read more...] about All Time Great Status (Pacquiao/Mayweather) A Comparative Look
By Lou Block Paul Williams is one of the most avoided boxers in the game today! With his combination punching, his stamina, his reach and height advantage can you blame guys like Manny Pacquiao and Kelly Pavlik from facing this genetic specimen? I know if I was a manager and I wanted to protect my fighter I for sure would avoid Paul "The Punisher" Williams like the … [Read more...] about Paul Williams the modern day Henry Armstrong
By Lou "Cinder" Block Those who have watched HBO 24/7 Pacquiao/Cotto last night could see the change in the Pacman. It was a different side, an inconsiderate side that I had never seen before. Roach made a comment about Pacquiao being happy over the small things before but not so much today, like when Manny came to the gym and was happy because he got a new pair of … [Read more...] about Is the Pacquiao/Roach relationship beginning to sour?
by Lou"Cinder" Block After watching a few of Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao's previous fights and studying their moves and styles, I spent time sizing them up and I just can't see the little Filipino beating on the bigger stockier Puerto Rican welterweight champion. Imagine a big brother beating up on his little brother cause he stole something, well that is how the … [Read more...] about The only way Pacquiao can win is if Cotto has an off night