- Austin Trout looking to turn his career around against Daniel Dawson
- Is Canelo capable of taking the baton from Mayweather to become boxing’s next PPV star?
- Maidana throwing 100 punches per round in training for Mayweather
- Kell Brook’s trainer doesn’t want him to take an easy fight on December 6th
- Deontay Wilder not worried about Stiverne’s power
- Maidana, Santa Cruz & Angulo quotes ahead of "Mayhem: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2"
- Undefeated Mexican Future Stars In WBF Title Fights
- STALKER TO FACE JENKINS IN BRITISH TITLE ELIMINATOR ON MAGNIFICENT SEVEN CARD
- Heavyweight hopeful Otto Wallin returns on August 30
- Philippine Supreme Court issues temporary restraining order in Manny Pacquiao tax case
- Full Card Announced For Golden Boy Live! Card In Fairfield, Calif
- Rising Minnesota Prospects Look To Impress Friday Night At Grand Casino Hinckley
Media, Pac-Floyd And The Healing Of Boxing (Part II)
Here’s the score.
Media should not care about any fight of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao if it is not a fight against each other. How scribes and media will respond to scoops or official announcements that would come from Mayweather and Pacquiao will tell whether or not boxing is on its way to healing. Good if the item pertains to both camps exerting efforts to make the Super Fight until it finally happens. Bad if it is not.
It’s not that the fans are dying to see the Mega Bout for their indulgence. Beyond self-entertainment, the fans want closure to the silliness, rottenness and idiocy surrounding boxing as reflected by the “Pac-Floyd” never-ending, ever-lingering saga and brouhaha.
Who says that boxing is well and who sees it is sick? It depends on how well or sick is the person looking at it? Jerks and crooks will be found out.
“Eyes that look are common; eyes that see are rare.”
Boxing will thrive without Pacquiao and Mayweather because there is much more to boxing than Pac and Floyd. Yet the reality: Pacquiao and Mayweather are still into boxing and grab headlines as they mirror the state of the sport today. The way media treats the controversies surrounding these superstars duo and the Fight in limbo between them diagnose the health condition of the sport, and of those in media.
Media can’t be better than the sport it indulges itself in.
Question: Will the Mega Bout be staged sooner than anybody could guess?
Oh, stars are meant to shine, but superstars in boxing are meant to fight each other. And it can’t be on a later date. The handlers of Pac and Floyd will have to decide and act quickly to pit their respective “cash cows” for the match-up that has long been “in the making.” And it ought to be this September, October, November or December. Otherwise, Pacquiao and Mayweather will have to be out of the ring until the “Mayweather vs. Pacqiuao” gets materialized for reasons promoters certainly wouldn’t want to ignore.
But why do we seldom find still waters that run deep?
Different strokes have been tried by the sport but failed, moving heaven and earth to make this generation’s most compelling, most exciting and most sickening bout. Hence nothing else will guarantee to make the dream classic come true, but for people and media to talk to Money and Manny along with their “dollar sign” lead cohorts in a language they would lucidly understand.
Here’s how it can be done: We, the people and media, should consider patronizing whatever upcoming shows of Pacquiao and Mayweather versus other “competitive” foes, BUT on condition that they have to fight each other FIRST. Otherwise, BOYCOTT
would always be the right ANSWER.
News Blackout and the Mega Bout are the two remaining options.
Take sweet, bitter herbs.
- Results from “Path to Glory SD Style” San Diego, CA
- Anthony Barnes takes out Darryl Fields with a first round KO
- Brook Upsets Porter to take home the title
- Figueroa stops Estrada in an exciting fight
- Dirrell wins rematch with Bika, takes home the belt
- Brook defeats Porter; Dirrell and Bika look poor; Figueroa toughs it out
- Deontay Wilder stops Gavern, wants Klitschko after Stiverne fight
- Alfredo Angulo not worried about September 13th fight against De La Rosa
- Cotto working on selecting his December 13th opponent
- Frampton will beat Kiko Martinez, says Santa Cruz
- Wladimir working with 15 sparring partners to get ready for Pulev
- Santa Cruz feels pressure of fighting in co-feature on Mayweather-Maidana 2 card
- Golovkin with chance to become Cotto’s WBC mandatory if he beats Rubio
- Brook pushing hard for Khan fight