By Glenn Wilson Manny Pacquiao. (AP Photo / Jae C. Hong) Every great monster in history had his own flaws. Frankenstein showed us that his was a sense of direction. Suppose he hadn't gone into that windmill and eventually been burned to death. All he needed was a trainer or a manager to tell him, "look Frankie, I know the people are a little peeved at you right now, so … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach: Building the perfect beast
By Reynaldo G This is in response to Lou "Cinder" Block's article "Move Over Pacman, King Mayweather Wants His Throne Back!" . First off, I am of Puerto Rican decent and not a Filipino, I also sent in an article before "A fight fan’s view of Cotto vs. Pacquiao". Now, Lou you are entitled to your own opinion, but you must remember styles make fights. Just because Juan Manuel … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao is the King, Floyd must fight a man his own size
Marvis: Tyson VS Ali Demo Teaser Spot The son of the great "Smokin" Joe Frazier, Marvis Frazier, who faced Mike Tyson in his prime, breaks down a hypothetical heavyweight match up between Tyson vs. Ali. Download the demo now on PSN and Xbox Live (Gold & Silver) Official EA Sports Channel – www.youtube.com/easports Fight Night Round 4 Overview: EA returns … [Read more...] about Marvis Frazier: Tyson VS Ali, Fight Night Round 4 Breakdown
By Warren Cloud (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) Saturday night’s heavyweight match up between Vitali Klitschko and Cristobal Arreola drew some eerie parallels to last week’s fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez. When all was said and done, both victories were contingent upon technical superiority and sizable height … [Read more...] about Reality Hits Arreola
By Lou "Cinder" Block The return of Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. or shall I say the PPV King and pound for pound King? There is no question now who the top dog is in the sport of boxing. I have been getting sick of the hype about a little Filipino named Manny being the top dog, all I can do is laugh at that gesture. Pacquiao is nowhere near the level of Floyd Mayweather … [Read more...] about Move Over Pacman, King Mayweather Wants His Throne Back!
By Warren Cloud This Saturday, #1 ranked WBC contender Chris Arreola is scheduled challenge Vitali Klitschko for the heavy weight championship of the world in Arreola’s home state of California. This will by far be the most important fight of Arreola’s career and certainly his most challenging. Arreola has made it clear that he is confident he will defeat Klitschko and … [Read more...] about Will Chris Arreola become the first Mexican-American heavyweight champion?
By Warren Cloud. This Mexican independence day weekend, Millions of Juan Manuel Marquez fans were hoping for an upset that was never meant to be. Marquez' past fights against boxing greats like Marco Antonio Barrera, Joel Casamayor, and Manny Pacquiao had proven Marquez a warrior composed purely of guts and heart.The HBO mini series Mayweather-Marquez 24/7, allowed us a … [Read more...] about Will Mayweather prove us wrong again?
By Terrell Monroe I am a huge fan of Floyd Mayweather Jr. in fact he is my favorite current boxer right now. I also enjoy other fighters like Pacquiao, Marquez, Cotto,Bernard Hopkins,Chad Dawson the list goes on, I love the sport. I tend to look past Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his families notorious bad guy personas and appreciate the skill and craft they bring to the ring. … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather Sr. has taken it too far with his steroid smear campaign of Manny Pacquiao
By Reynaldo G First I would like to say that I am glad to share my opinion here on Nowboxing.com as a boxing fan, I am no writer just a fan so take my opinion with a grain of salt. A little background information on me before I start, I am a Puerto Rican American, my folks are originally from San Juan and I was born in the Bronx, New York. I trained in boxing from an early … [Read more...] about A fight fan’s view of Cotto vs. Pacquiao
American boxing superstar Floyd "Pretty Boy" Mayweather Jr. is favored by boxing experts to win his incoming boxing match with Mexican boxing star Juan Manuel "Dinamita" Marquez on September 19. But despite his underdog status Marquez is confident he can pull a surprise against the former top boxer in the planet in their fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas . Marquez is … [Read more...] about Marquez could humble loud mouth Mayweather on September 19
HBO SPORTS documentary ASSAULT IN THE RING revisits the ill-fated 1983 welterweight fight between Billy Collins Jr. and Luis Resto and its subsequent effect on both boxers, the New York sports landscape and the world of boxing. The film debuts on Saturday, August. 1 at 10:00 PM ET/9c, exclusively on HBO.For more on "Assault In The Ring", log on to HBO.com. NOWBOXING MESSAGE … [Read more...] about Assault In The Ring (HBO)
Both fighters made the 147 lb welterweight limit. WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto came in at 146 lbs 1 pound under the welterweight limit and Joshua Clottey came in at 147 lbs right at the welterweight limit. The fight will take place Saturday June 13, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The fight will be broadcast live on HBO World Championship Boxing. Check your … [Read more...] about Miguel Cotto vs Joshua Clottey Weigh In Photos