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Floyd: Pacquiao fight holds no weight anymore
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 07 May 2013
MANILA, Philippines - Before he fought Robert Guerrero and remained unbeatable inside the ring, Floyd Mayweather Jr. had Manny Pacquiao at the back of his mind.
No, he wasn’t thinking of fighting the fallen Filipino superstar.
“The fight really holds no weight anymore,” Mayweather told USA Tod Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather should just get it over with, take on Manny Pacquiao: Boxing Insider
By Joe Maxse, Cleveland.com, 07 May 2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Floyd Mayweather Jr. did what he does best on Saturday in scoring a unanimous decision against Robert Guerrero.
Going about his usual business of hit and don't get hit, the oldest philosophy in the ring game, he piled up the points to stymie Guerrero's best efforts at an upset.
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Fighting Words: Floyd Will Retire Undefeated — and Rich
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, 07 May 2013
Floyd Mayweather will tell you that it was an easy $32 million, at minimum, for his win over Robert Guerrero. The eight-figure payday surpasses what Alex Rodriguez will pull in for an entire season with the New York Yankees. It's an amount that does not include other streams of revenue that could ra Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Milks the Cash Cow
By Charles Jay, Boxing Insider, 07 May 2013
What do you do when there’s a fight and there’s really nothing to write about it?
Well, we could say that there was some charity involved, inasmuch as anyone who gave Robert Guerrero more than one round against Floyd Mayweather was being very charitable.
Photo: Tom Casino/Showtime
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Against Guerrero, Mayweather Only Confirms What We Already Knew
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, 07 May 2013
Floyd Mayweather is arguably the best boxer of his era. However, it's impossible to rate him against other greats from eras before his because he's never beaten another great fighter when they were undefeated or at their peak. Yes, he's conclusively defeated a few undefeated fighters, but they were Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather to equal Marciano at 49-0 before retiring
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 07 May 2013
Pound for pound king and superstar of a generation Floyd Mayweather Jr. has revealed that he is set to step away from the sport upon completing his six-fight mega-deal with Showtime in 2015.
The 36 year-old, who schooled respected three-weight world champion Robert Guerrero in Las Vegas on Saturd Read Full Story >>>
WBA clarifies Mayweather status
By Gabriel F. Cordero, FightNews.com, 07 May 2013
WBA Executive Vice President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza has updated Fightnews.com on the status of the super welterweight division. “Floyd (Mayweather) has never been stripped of the title of WBA super champion. This condition is not automatic with unification. We refer to rule #6 definitions, specifica Read Full Story >>>
The Al Haymon Effect: Matthysse Possible For Mayweather?
By Nestor Gibbs, The Boxing Voice, 07 May 2013
Lucas Matthysse, the hard-punching Argentine junior welterweight contender, known as “The Machine” to the fans has now added another “Machine” to his arsenal of firepower. Already equipped with heavy hands and bazooka like punches, he’s now added another addition to his circle, the moneymaking machi Read Full Story >>>
Lem's latest: Mayweather vs. Alvarez Schaefer's 'top priority'
By Lem Satterfield, The Ring, 07 May 2013
LAS VEGAS -- Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer listed a battle of RING and WBC champions between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez as the top priority for a Showtime Pay Per View extravaganza on Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Mayweather (44-0, 26 knockouts) is coming off Satu Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Was Great, But It Wasn't A Fan-Friendly Scrap
By Ron Borges, The Sweet Science, 07 May 2013
Predictions of Floyd Mayweather, Jr.’s looming demise at 36 were clearly overblown but what beyond a display of his defensive wizardry was gained in his one-sided victo Read Full Story >>>
Marquez vs Bradley? Oh, well …
By Sev Sarmenta, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 07 May 2013
SO THE fights we want to see are not going to happen.
The road to revenge for Manny Pacquiao looks like it won’t happen soon as Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez didn’t bite Bob Arum’s offers and decided to fight each other in September at the Thomas and Mack venue in Las Vegas.
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NBA - Deng out for Game 1, doubtful for Game 2
By Maria Macatangay, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2013
CHICAGO -- If the at No.5 seeded Chicago Bulls were to upset the No.1-ranked Miami Heat in their Eastern Conference playoffs semifinal today at the Miami Airlines Arena, they will have to do it without do-it-all small forward Luol Deng.
The 6-foot-9 Deng, who is averaging 13.8 points, 7.6 r Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Durant comes to OKC's rescue in Game 1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2013
CHICAGO -- Down 90-87 with 44.9 seconds left to play, the Oklahoma City Thunder called on their superstar to bail them out. All-Star Kevin Durant was only too happy to oblige.
Durant scored four of his team's Read Full Story >>>
Marquez Gives His Take on Possible 9/14 Event Conflict
By Ryan Burton, BoxingScene.com, 07 May 2013
Mexican icon Juan Manuel Marquez recently spoke to BoxingScene.com and other members of the press in Las Vegas on a variety of topics. Marquez last fought in December when he emphatically stopped former eight division champion Manny Pacquiao with a highlight reel knockout in the sixth round. The F Read Full Story >>>
Sabillo to make hometown defense June 29
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, 07 May 2013
MANILA - Merlito Sabillo had to travel halfway around the globe to win the WBO strawweight title in Colombia, but he'll get to make his first defe Read Full Story >>>
5 Things: Mayweather-Guerrero
By Kieran Mulvaney, ESPN.com, 07 May 2013
LAS VEGAS -- The dust has settled and enough time has passed since Floyd Mayweather Jr. directed his own personal episode of "Masterpiece Theatre" in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night. Here are one observer's takeaways from another night of Las Vegas boxing:
1. The best offense is a go Read Full Story >>>
FIRST NBA CAFÉ IN ASIA TO OPEN IN THE PHILIPPINES
PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2013
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, MAY 6, 2013 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Hoopla Inc. today announced that the first-ever NBA Café in Asia will be coming to Manila, Philippines, at the soon-to-open SM AURA Mall in the Bonifacio Global City.
Scheduled to open in September 2013, the NBA Café Read Full Story >>>
Uchiyama KOs Parra in 5, Solis upsets Kono
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, 07 May 2013
Incumbent Japanese world titleholders split a pair of bouts to Venezuelan challengers on Monday night, as WBA junior lightweight titleholder Takashi Uchiyama retained his belt with a fifth-round technical knockout over Jaider Parra, while Kohei Kono dropped the WBA junior bantamweight title to Libor Read Full Story >>>
Q and A with Steve “The Dragon” Claggett
By Julio Garcia, Tha Boxing Voice, 07 May 2013
Steve “The Dragon Claggett (@SDragonClaggett) is a Canadian standout prospect who has spent time training with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and has a bright future in boxing. He has a record of 15-2-1 with 10 KO’s. Claggett is from Calgary, Alberta Canada and is of Chinese and Irish decent. Claggett’s makes Read Full Story >>>
Borges: Floyd Mayweather Jr. has ducks in a row
By Ron Borges, Boston Herald, 06 May 2013
LAS VEGAS — As the rounds wore on and the defensive mastery of Floyd Mayweather Jr. wore down his overmatched and primitively skilled opponent, it also began to wear down the crowd of 15,222 increasingly bored and distracted fans. Unwilling to take a risk inside the ring, Mayweather began paying the Read Full Story >>>