Ahead of Saturday’s junior middleweight championship between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto (live on HBO PPV, 9 pm EDT), I had the pleasure of hosting a live chat with boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. Xfinity subscribers had 30 minutes with the current UBO intercontinental cruiserweight champion (didn’t you know?), and on key they flooded […]
ESPN recently released a list of the top paid athletes in 31 sports. The earnings represent salaries and/or prize money from 2011 or most recent season; excludes endorsements, appearance fees, sponsorships and other income sources. After perusing the list, we found some surprises which left us scratching our head. Of course, the list featured many […]
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Father Time might not be able to catch up with Bernard Hopkins, but Chad Dawson finally did. Dawson outpointed the 47-year-old Philadelphian to win to the WBC and Ring light heavyweight championship on Saturday night. He took a majority decision. Two judges scored it 117-111; Luis Rivera scored it a 114-114 […]
As fight negotiations between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao stall once again, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard says the time for this long-awaited bout is now.
The Twitterverse is alive with the sound of trash talk, and once again Floyd Mayweather Jr. has challenged Manny Pacquiao. The current WBC welterweight champion sent a tweet to the Filipino sensation, demanding he stone up and accept a May 5 fight date in Las Vegas on the heels of Pacquiao’s divisive win over Juan […]