By Alston H Borrel Money may not be the only factor preventing the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight from happening, although it may well come down to the fact that Pacquiao's pride will not allow him to accept anything less than a 50/50 purse split with Mayweather. … [Read more...] about WHY MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO MAY NEVER HAPPEN
By Alston H. Borrel As a boxing fan I would like to see a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., however, I would much rather see Pacquiao accept the rematch with Timothy Bradley to clear up that issue. … [Read more...] about IS MANNY PACQUIAO AFRAID OF TIMOTHY BRADLEY?
By Alston H Borrel After watching videos of the skirmish that ensued between Dereck Chisora and David Haye, I have concluded that Chisora is wrong on at least three levels. … [Read more...] about Dereck Chisora Is Wrong On Many Levels
By Alston H Borrel Regarding the Floyd Mayweather versus Larry Merchant shouting match, I am amazed that there hasn’t been much written in the Press about Larry Merchants display of unprofessionalism in this matter. … [Read more...] about The Floyd Mayweather Vs. Larry Merchant Shouting Match
By Alston H Borrel There is a poll on this site NowBoxing.com, which asks the question “Why do you watch Mayweather fights”, and as expected the overwhelming majority of the responders say, “To see Mayweather lose.” Now, this should not be surprising to anyone, Muhammad Ali suffered the same fate during his prime. Like the Ali of old, Floyd is Brash, Confident, Boastful and … [Read more...] about JUST LIKE “FLOYD MAYWEATHER”, MANY WANTED TO SEE “MUHAMMAD ALI” LOSE
By Alston H Borrel I must say that I'm ecstatic that Bob Arum failed to persuade Floyd Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao under his No-Drug Testing/Reduce Drug Testing Terms and Schedule. However, I’m sure that there are plenty of hungry fighters out there, such as their current target, Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito, who need the money so desperately, that they will be … [Read more...] about I’m ecstatic that Arum failed to persuade Mayweather to fight Pacquiao
By Alston H Borrel If other sport disciplines such as the Track and Field, and Cycling can do it, why can't Boxing? If other sports men and women such as Olympic-level athletes can subject themselves to such testing, who is Manny Pacquiao to object? This is not for the benefit of Pacquiao or Mayweather, it's for the benefit of the sport of Boxing. In my estimation, the … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather Should Not Fight Manny Pacquiao, Unless…