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Gonzo the Dragonborn

Will not. : P

Posted September 4, 2013 8:38 am 


lionhard

Gonzo….YOU BETTER READ MY POSTS!!…..lol!

Posted September 3, 2013 11:48 pm 


T-Mellow

GARBAGE, this is an example of when you give a caveman a pen.

Posted September 3, 2013 2:29 pm 


lionhard

Hatton tried to RAPE Mayweather with the SAME WWF wrestling tactics he used on Tszyu – AND others! Come fight night, Mayweather and the WHOLE WORLD new what Hatton was gonna BRING to the table! Mayweather simply stopped Hatton from being successful with it, due to ADAPTING to Hattons GRAPPLING style, FENDING it OFF, RISKING LOOKING like the BAD GUY for all those that HATE on him for winning! What Hatton did to Tszyu was ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS in terms of ANACONDA like CHEATING!! And what Tszyu did to Sharmba Mitchell and OTHERS wasnt any less BULLIFIED!! Bullies usually receive in JUST MEASURE what they DISH OUT!! No EXCEPTIONS regarding ANY NATIONALITY!!! The referee that let Hatton GET AWAY with that CRAP against Tszyu should have been SUSPENDED or left on a deserted island for at least two days!! Cortez was ON THE MONEY, because Hatton was the OBVIOUS ANACONDA on that night, being PERSUADED by a BUNCH of DISRESPECTFUL, ARROGANT, DRUNKEN BRITS (I know they ALL arent DISRESPECTFUL etc.because my COOL uncle lives out their) that BLATANTLY RUDELY BOOED the National Anthem!! What a SERIOUSLY WACK EXAMPLE!! The GRAPPLER Hatton was NEVER the same after that loss because his boxing fundamentals were LACKING, even his training regimen had an unorthodox caveman preparation to it!! HATERS CANT SEE or JUDGE CORRECTLY, because they’re BLINDED by HATE! Btw, I was a Tszyu fan when he kept it clean, no denying he was an exceptional fighter!

Posted September 3, 2013 9:17 am 


thetruth101

Floyd too good. Mayweather vs Broner! Make it happen!

Posted September 2, 2013 9:34 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Good morning Brother Spartacus.

Thank you.

Yes those fighters styles are heavily reliant on the use of illegal tactics and there’s no argument against that. They don’t even get points deducted over in the US for their flagrant fouling and cheating. Hopkins should have a number of DQ loses on his record for some of the crap he’s pulled over the years. And what makes it even worse is he’s the first one to bawl his eyes out like a little girl whenever someone dishes out some of his own medicine to him, even if it’s minuscule or actually didn’t even happen. His disciple Ward is as filthy as hell too.

Yes, Kostya is one of my all time (top 3) fighters. He was the epitome of class in and out of the ring. He travelled for almost half his fights too and often fought in his opponent’s backyard or home country where the deck was stacked heavily against him. He wasn’t a drug cheat like many of his celebrated contemporaries were and he always came to fight and put on a show for the fans as opposed to trying to neutralize his opponent’s offences with excessive use of illegal tactics. I remember when he fought Miguel Angel Gonzalez and the great Juilo Cesar Chavez, both of whom I’m a fan of, especially the later, the amount of dirty tactics they used in those fights was astonishing but Tszyu just got on with the task at hand an pounded the crap out of them. Hopkins and Ward would’ve been bawling their eyes out if one of their opponents dished out a fraction of the flagrant fouling those two did against Tszyu. lol

Cheers Brother.

Posted September 2, 2013 10:38 am 


spartacus 65

Gonzo apologies for misspelling your name. Peace soldier.

Posted September 2, 2013 7:15 am 


spartacus 65

Gozo my friend goodmorning. WELL SAID MATE. Once again, WELL SAID. The fighters you mentioned in your previous posts rely HEAVILY on grappling and illegal tactics and it is truly stunning to say the least that they have been permitted to get away with that for so long. Mayweather and Hopkins are almost CLONES in that regard. And yes I often wondered why they seldom if ever venturwd outside of the United States. Also, thumbs up friend, I have been a big fan of the man from down under, Kostyzu for years. A tremendous fighter. Injuries are what eventually brought on his retirement. The likes of such a well rounded two fisted pugilist and I must say ,class act as Tyszu is sorely missed. Cheers my friend

Posted September 2, 2013 7:13 am 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

”Problem is Floyd doesn’t get tired so, and we’ve seen Canelo fade in fights before. And having to take off that extra two pounds is.. You know, people think it’s just two pounds but when you already struggling to make ’54 that extra two pounds is a lot. And
he’s going to put on a lot of weight but he’s not going to be able to put on the right kind of weight just in 24 hours. So he’s gonna feel the fact that he’s, you know,stripped his body, cutting his muscles to get to 152”

–Andre ‘Son of God’ Ward, 2 time Super-middleweight champion of Oakland, winner of the Subpar Six, and the P4P ranked #9 fighter in the world.

Posted September 2, 2013 6:51 am 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

And why do you keep harping back to the Ward-Dawson scenario when I’ve already explained what I meant? I know there’s a big difference between Dawson boiling down to a weight he hadn’t fought at in over six and a half years and Canelo having to get down to 152. My point was that Floyd wants him as weak as (key word here) POSSIBLE. Ward wanted Dawson as weak as possible too but he was the champion at 168 and Dawson said he was (which was incredibly stupid on his part) was willing to go down to 168, and go over to Oakland (which was beyond stupid), whereas Canelo and Floyd are both champions in the same division and Canelo was only willing to go down to 152, ie the lowest POSSIBLE weight Floyd ”I Don’t do Catchweights. I want a guy when. If he’s at his best at 154 and strong and solid, then that’s the fight we’re fighting at” Mayweather could get him to come down to in order to make the fight. Canelo said he didn’t even want to fight at 152.

Alvarez insisted it was Mayweather who decided on 152 instead of 154-pounds.
”It wasn’t me, Alvarez told reporters. ”I don’t want to fight 2 pounds below my weight”

Those extra few pounds will make a difference whether you want to admit it or not. Especially so when you factor in Canelo already has a tendency to run out of gas.

Posted September 2, 2013 6:48 am 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Fighters like Hopkins and Ward, and to a lesser extent Floyd, are extremely dirty and their styles are heavily reliant on illegal tactics, particularly all that excessive holding they use to neutralize their opponent’s offence. And the only reason they get away with it all the time is because for at least of 120 of their 123 combined fights the referee has been a fellow American. If Hopkins or Ward tried to pull half the dirty crap they do at home in foreign countries over in their opponent’s backyards they’d get DQ’d or at least have multiple point deductions. They’d also get hit way, way more too. I’ve never said America is the only place it occurs. Hatton, Tszyu, Froch, Kessler, Calzaghe, the Klitchkos etc etc. have all travelled abroad numerous times an fought in their opponents backyard on plenty of occasions, whereas your Floyd’s, Ward, and Hopkins (and most of America’s elite talent for that matter) stay at home all the time, and even on those all too rare occasions they have they always still make damn well sure they have an American referee in tow. Out of their combined 133 fights the referee has been a fellow American a staggering 131 times. Even when Hopkins fought over in Europe against the might Morrade Hakkar and in Equador the ref was a Yank. When Hopkins fought Pascal in Canada the first time the ref was from a neutral country too, that means the only time out of those combined 133 fights anyone of those three boxers has ever stepped into a ring where the ref came from their opponent’s county is ONCE. ROFL. Even when European fighters fight Americans over in Europe they’ll often concede to having an American ref officiating the fight just to get them over. lol

Posted September 2, 2013 6:28 am 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

ROFL. Hatton got frustrated for a number of reasons. Again, for how many times is it now? Cortez was breaking them up at every opportunity, which seeing as it was absolutely imperative Hatton got on the inside to stand any chance of winning it was obviously going to frustrate the hell out of and demoralize him no end if the ref kept breaking them up and making it an outside fight, ie Floyd’s fight. I’m not the only one who noticed what Cortez was doing in there. ROFL. Many people kicked up a fuss about it, and for good reason because it was abundantly obvious to anyone with the gift of sight and a smattering of boxing knowledge what he was doing. Again, Floyd was doing the vast majority of the illegal holding and cheating in there, not Hatton. And Cortez allowed him to get away it with impunity. Like I said, his elbow was in Hatton’s throat and face all night. Cortez told him to ”watch those elbows” a million times but did nada about it at all. Hatton’s the one who got a point deducted, which obviously demoralized him even more and made him more reckless and eager and subsequently played a pivotal role in leading to him getting KTFO. Simple fact is Floyd was cheating all night and was allowed to get away with doing so by a clearly corrupt referee who did a complete 360 with regards to his style of officiating a few months later when Calzaghe fought Hopkins. It’s not rocket science.

Posted September 2, 2013 6:26 am 


Me

If he study cotto tapes he know the punches that touches mayweather are. Not the first of second but the third and forth punch that caught floye as after he counter and cotto counter right back and Floyd decide to exchange as he will do a few times to keep changing the tempo.
And you can’t out box Floyd don’t try to duck and weave his lazy jabs as he setting you to box him, don’t, just keep coming forward and block or eat his jab In order to land your third punch. Keep the pressure close and catch him getting cross up when he throw his right hand, he will come forward as he throw it to grab you in case he miss, step back and hook him. Down goes Floyd boy. Aw………

Posted September 2, 2013 1:28 am 


lionhard

TOO SMOOTH that post was TOO SMOOTH!! My HUNCH is that they WON’T give Mayweather his PROPS – “if” he wins! They’ll say Canelo was TOO green, TOO young, TOO inexperienced, TOO Smurfy, TOO Klitchko, TOO COTTON CANDY, too EVERYTHING,….with an ATTITUDE to DISCREDIT Mayweather by ALL MEANS NECESSARY!!! Its all part of the HATING REGIME that LOVES to HATE!!! They simply CANT SEE ANYTHING GOOD in ANY of his PERFORMANCES!! This is how they stay.

Posted September 2, 2013 1:28 am 


Joe

What a crap article… Jheez

Posted September 1, 2013 11:16 pm 


Gold

I see Good

Where did I say Floyd would bully Canelo?

Floyd was able to Bully Hatton which was a great tactic against a fighter his own size but against Canelo, NO, he will not be able to do the same.

I was only talking about HATTON so don’t get ahead of yourself and combine the two fights. It was two different conversations.

Posted September 1, 2013 8:57 pm 


I see Good

Gold What drugs are you on???? yeah Mayweather will BULLY Canelo. Yeah only RAY CHARLES can see Cherrypicker is STRONGER than Canelo. Just ask TROUT. Cherrypicker is FINALLY in a FIGHT with a GUY that is YOUNG, STRONG, Has SKILLS, AND CAN PUNCH!!!!! Whats a Cherrypicker gona do??? This is NOT another HAND pick fight Cherrypicker ALWAYS has. THANK YOU SHOWTIME and BOXING FANS should be GRATEFULL also. For MAKING this PHONEY HAND PICK FIGHTER CALL MAYWEATHER to finally step up to the PLATE.

Posted September 1, 2013 8:38 pm 


lionhard

taru……..Pacquiao* stands to make MORE than that in ONE fight against Mayweather!!…..You I & EVERYONE in boxing SHOULD know this by NOW!! Some may want to deny it, but its the UNDENIABLE truth……Pac KNOWS he’ll be PAID LOVELY even with the exorbitant taxes they take from big purses over here. “IF” youre right with what Pacquiao took home last year, GUESS what % he’s ALLOWED to go home with AFTER also paying his team!! Thats why he’s now fighting overseas – to keep more of the purse. PUNKQUIAO WANTS MONEY, he WANTS that LAST BIG LUMP SUM that he’s SURE to get, especially NOW before it’s to late, since his stock went down from that LOONG nap Marquez obliged him with! Don’t get it twisted!

Posted September 1, 2013 4:17 pm 


tarugojones

@ lionhard…. Last paycheck ? Both Pac and Floyd made $34M last year.

Posted September 1, 2013 2:30 pm 


GOLD.

That said, Floyd is a hypocrite just like his brother Pac.

Posted September 1, 2013 12:30 pm 


Gold

Gonzo:

Canelo has to lose 1 1/2 pounds more than he did last time out against Trout.

Who was Canelo’s nutritionist and S&C coach?

Dawson hadn’t fought at SMW in a very long time and it was a 7 pound difference which is just way to much given the time frame and age of Dawson. So there is a big difference between Canelo and Chad “making weight.”

It’s more like Cotto and Pac if anything.

Posted September 1, 2013 12:21 pm 


Gold

Gonzo the Dragonborn:

The biggest money fights for Floyd are in the USA. Highest ticket prices and highest PPV generated. Hatton even knew this which is why he made the move to the USA.

Now a great deal would to have had a two fight deal with one fight in the USA and one fight in England. Now it wouldn’t have made the same amount despite a possible sellout crowd in England but it would have been good for boxing and a good experience for Floyd since England is a great place to hold a boxing match and somewhere surprisingly that Floyd is liked which he found out when going there.

As far as hometown this and that…YEAH, ask Kostya Tszyu how it felt to face Ricky Hatton in Ricky’s backyard with his next door neighbor as a ref who allowed ILLEGAL tactics which worked great on a past prime, inactive Champion. Brilliant debate Gonzo.

Floyd used Hatton’s tactics against him. How didn’t you figure that out after the first round what Floyd was doing?
that’s what got into Hatton’s head: He was being beat at his own game. The bully was being bullied.
He was overconfident in that style that beat Tszyu. But he forgot that Tszyu was drained at that point in his career and the inactivity destroyed his long-term stamina. It was an illusion that set him up for Floyd.

Hatton actually had a better shot at Floyd if he had reverted back to his original style prior to Tszyu. However, Floyd was even better at 140 which is why they refused him twice in that division and waited until they saw him slip a bit.

Again, FLOYD USED HATTON’S TACTICS AGAINST HIM WHICH IS WHY HATTON GOT FRUSTRATED.

Posted September 1, 2013 12:16 pm 


Gold

Hecdog:

YES, Let’s give a pass to athletes that refuse additional testing a pass

Posted September 1, 2013 12:07 pm 


Rapid

Joseph Herron, So Cottos gonna go to 160 to fight Martinez??

Posted September 1, 2013 11:29 am 


lionhard

PUNKQUIAO wanted to go to court INSTEAD of TAKING the TESTS at the TIME! Trying to Preserve his FALSE REPUTATION was MORE IMPORTANT than taking the OLYMPIC STYLE DRUG tests and ACTUALLY FIGHTING Mayweather!! …….NOW!!?? PUNK PAC really wants that LAST PAYCHECK from Mayweather!! ONLY NOW he’s DECIDED to take the tests for THAT CHECK!!!!??? No wonder he’s chosen to fight a lesser opponent for a tuneup fight.

Posted August 31, 2013 10:52 pm 


forreal

…i don’t even bother with PEDman’s nuthuggers any longer…they’re a freaking joke!!

Posted August 31, 2013 10:44 pm 


lionhard

Correction….ABSOLVED him from PROVING what was ACTUALLY in his BLOOD……

Posted August 31, 2013 10:30 pm 


lionhard

PUNK PAC is in DA HOUSE!! AFTER a LOOONG refreshing SLEEP from MARQUEZ. Now PUNKQUIAO will fight a LIGHTER opponent that just lost his LAST fight…..what a champ we have in PUNK PAC!!!

Posted August 31, 2013 10:23 pm 


tempest

RUNNING WEATHER, the man who said he was the best but ran from the best, case and point.

Posted August 31, 2013 10:12 pm 


Marko

Mayweather is chicken of Paqman

Posted August 31, 2013 9:30 pm 


Hecdog

Some good points in this article, especially when it comes to Floyd Mayweather’s fear of facing the legendary Manny Pacquiao. The truth is that during Manny’s supreme reign, he was destroying all of his opponents in a a destructive manner that no one had ever seen before. Manny wasn’t just beating them, he was grotesquely reshaping their faces and cutting them up like stuck pigs. The beatings were to the point that Manny had to almost be arrested. Floyd along with his father and uncle wanted nopart of Manny Pacquiao. Manny could match Floyd with speed, had much more power, athleticism, better feet and was relentless for 12 rounds. He was also a southpaw. Floyd Mayweather didn’t want anything to do with stepping inside a ring with this monster. The Mayweathers then attacked Manny in the media by accusing him of using Peds, which didn’t go s well for them because they got sued and ended up paying for those accusations literally. In his prime, Manny would have destroyed Floyd Mayweather.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:22 pm 


lionhard

Deceiving PUNKQUIAO – AVOIDED “NO CUT OFF DATE” mutually applied RIGOROUS test taking when Mayweather was “READY & WILLING” to FIGHT the very FIRST TIME AROUND!!!! This PUNK PAC thought he was “the man” cuz he threw on some SANCTIMONIOUS FRONT by NOTICING and INTERPRETING his DISTORTED VERSION of a GENUINE Tim Tebow & a GENUINE Jeremy Lin (Lin, imo, should have stayed with Knicks for the love of the game…would have been a better exammple)!!?? PUNKQUIAO thought some foolish SINGING or seeking of POLITICAL office (which is filled with PANDERING and all sorts of CORRUPTION) ABSOLVED him from PROVING what was ACTUALLY his BLOOD!!?? To THIS DAY Punkquiao has NOT TAKEN an OSDT…..aint that something!!??? He MOST LIKELY thought Marquez was on ‘the stuff’ – which he PROBABLY was; but understandably PUNKQUIAO could not DARE ask him to take the better testing, why!!?? Cuz he would look like a HYPOCRITE asking for something he TOTALLY AVOIDED – until he GREEDILY saw the POT of GOLD he DESIRED about to fall through!!! All this SORE LOSER could say after his LOOOONG COMFY Marquez INDUCED sleep, was say, he got caught with a “LUCKY PUNCH!” Why couldnt this “RANDOM” TEST TAKING AVOIDER show some HUMILITY by aknowledging he fought Marquez THREE TIMES BEFORE and “COMPLIMENT” his MOST FORMIDABLE opponent for doing his HOMEWORK!!?? In the boxing game, in terms of fighting, I’ll give Pac his props for his ring style an intensity. In terms of ATTITUDE, or being some UNIQUE EXAMPLE in the boxing game – PUNKQUIAO aint NOTHIN’ SPECIAL – AT ALL!!!!

Posted August 31, 2013 8:55 pm 


Joseph Herron

Just got back from the People en Espanol convention where Sergio Martinez, Marlen Esparza, and Sampson Lewkowicz was obligated to make an appearance on behalf of HBO Latino.

Got very good interviews with all three and they will be up shortly…as soon as my great videographer gets finished editing and uploading.

Hope you guys enjoy them.

BTW…all of my sources were accurate.

If Cotto wins on October 5th, and Sergio’s health permits him to compete, we will more than likely see a Cotto/Martinez PPV sometime in the Spring of 2014, and a showdown with Triple G/Sergio later that year.

Interview coming!!

Posted August 31, 2013 7:34 pm 


Jake

Mayweather legacy fell on what the outcome of the super fight was going to detail, that super fight pac vs may would had been the biggest pay day in boxing history, and may ran and ran as fast as he could. Thats is legacy regardless of the outcome of the canelo fight, canelo is no pacman and mayweather has always known that. SAD

Posted August 31, 2013 6:08 pm 


Gheeto Thug

What a piece of s#!+, I couldnt read till the end : /

Posted August 31, 2013 5:52 pm 


Gold

Dawson had to go from LH to SMW. And that was after 7-8 years away from being a SMW. BIG DIFFERENCE.

Posted August 31, 2013 3:34 pm 


Gold

The point to a “catchweight” is actually psychological more than anything with regards to Canelo or if you want to go back to Cotto and Pac. Other times it is about just draining the fighter down and gaining that advantage. That’s what Roach brought up. He knew Cotto would make the catchweight and it wasn’t going to be a big struggle by the time he got on the scales but it is having him think about the weight through training camp that can give you that slight edge. Think about the weight more than preparing for the fight. That’s also why Floyd refuses to struggle to make weight.

Posted August 31, 2013 3:31 pm 


Gold

Gonzo the Dragonborn:

Again, Canelo weighed in at 153 1/2 against Trout. Also, his team was the one that came up with 152 pounds. Was it go get Floyd closer to making the fight? YES. But 152 they still felt comfortable to make. 150 was not going to happen.

Canelo’s problem has also been poor knowledge in nutrition and training. He has been winging it without better knowledge from an expert.

His overall weight is already good at this point. Have you seen him training?

Posted August 31, 2013 3:26 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Edit>Don’t kiss me then stab me in the c()ck

Posted August 31, 2013 3:13 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Gold.. Alvarez is a growing lad. Floyd knows damn well he’s going to be badly weakened by having to get down to 152 otherwise he’d fight him at 154 ie. the division they’re both champions in. Alvarez is a very stoutly built flame-haired Mexican lobster and Floyd wants him to be as weak as possible, just like Ward did with Dawson.

Posted August 31, 2013 3:09 pm 


Rem

No this fight isn’t cherrypicked. Even though Canelos style is taylormade for the shoulder roll being an orthodox fighter without a worldclass jab the combination of Canelos size, natural pure punching ability, patience and intelligence give him a shot in this fight. I wouldn’t be surprised if Canelo shows a much improved jab also its key to him having sucsess. This fight isn’t cherrypicked because Floyd will have to fight a perfect fight and stay on his bike all night. He can’t afford to be hit by Canelo due to Canelos size and decent power. And I’ve said before if Floyd does loose it will bedue to size so his stock cannot drop imo. Buy lets be real also although Canelo is talented he is unproven at the elite level so this is a calculated risk but a risk nevertheless.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:36 pm 


Joshua

This article was a waste of time. Bias people should not write articles. I don’t even like mayweather all like that but this is clearly written by a crazy Pactard with no real knowledge of the sport.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:30 pm 


TJ

Gonzo the Dragonborn

CORTEZ retired last year but was recently voted into the Hall of Fame!

Posted August 31, 2013 2:29 pm 


Gold

PEEJ:

Yup. And before the fight the guy is good and Floyd is scared. Then people will break in half and say the guy is overrated while the other side will say Floyd will lose. And then after the fight when the opponent loses, both sides agree that FLoyd is a cherry-picker and fought another overrated bum.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:21 pm 


PEEJ

Floyd’s only a cherry picker when the fight is signed. Before the fight being signed they say he won’t fight that fighter, he is scared. Then when it is signed he is a cherry picker

Posted August 31, 2013 2:20 pm 


Gold

Rem:

So if he was forced into the fight with Canelo then he couldn’t have “cherry-picked” this fight, right?

Posted August 31, 2013 2:15 pm 


TJ

Gonzo the Dragonborn

You will be pleased to know (if I’m not mistaken), that JOE CORTEZ is now retired from refereeing… I’m sure I read this somewhere a couple of months back!

I think he got voted into the Hall of Fame…. but, it doesn’t mean we won’t see him as a judge, like we do STANLEY CHRISTODOULOU, who was reffing way back in the days when I first got into boxing.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:13 pm 


Rem

Floyd was forced into this fight his team was in negotiations with get this team Kahn before showtime forced this fight down Floyds throat. Floyds willingness to take on tough challenges ha you made me spit out my coffee.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:12 pm 


Gold

Gonzo the Dragonborn:

Floyd was smart in the Hatton fight: He used Hatton’s own tactics that he used from his fight with Tszyu on against him. He beat Ricky at his own game. The grappling tactics are not allowed I read even though many fighters have done it throughout history.

What Floyd did was to over-saturate the use of the clinch/grapple to the point that the ref would have to break them apart. One fighter doing it only tends to get away with it but both doing it would draw the attention to the ref and especially the fans…which puts pressure on the ref to break them apart quick.

It also demoralized Hatton by showing him, the Bully, the Supposed stronger of the two, that he wasn’t the Alpha in the fight…just like he did with Kostya Tszyu.

There is nothing worse than being beaten at your own game.

I do however think that Floyd would have used a different tactic had it been years prior when Floyd originally asked for the fight and Hatton declined. He would have used the same strategy and style as he did with Gatti. That version of Floyd Overall was better.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:09 pm 


Gold

Gonzo the Dragonborn:

Saul weighed 151 1/2 against Hatton in 2011. Maybe he has filled out a bit more since then or maybe it comes down to his training habits and nutrition which has been talked about before. I heard that he finally brought in someone to give him expert advice on all that. So if two pounds makes a difference, or 1 1/2 pound to be exact since he was 153 1/2 against Trout, we’ll have to wait and see how he looks at the weigh-in and how much he can rehydrate.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:57 pm 


PEEJ

Martinez can’t make 154

Posted August 31, 2013 1:54 pm 


PEEJ

KOrnerman Martinez is the champion. He should be the unified champ but unfortunately those organizations strip fighters. Unlike the Ring Championship Belt

Posted August 31, 2013 1:53 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

”Problem is Floyd doesn’t get tired so, and we’ve seen Canelo fade in fights before. And having to take off that extra two pounds is.. You know, people think it’s just two pounds but when you already struggling to make ’54 that extra two pounds is a lot. And
he’s going to put on a lot of weight but he’s not going to be able to put on the right kind of weight just in 24 hours. So he’s gonna feel the fact that he’s, you know,stripped his body, cutting his muscles to get to 152”

–Andre ‘Son of God’ Ward, 2 time Super-middleweight champion of Oakland, winner of the Subpar Six, and the P4P ranked #9 fighter in the world.

“I would never want to put a fighter in a position where he’s not comfortable. I want a guy when he’s at his best. If he’s at his best at 154 and he’s strong and he’s solid, then that’s the fight we’re fighting at. I walk around at 150, but at the end of the day – skills pay the bills…. Give me the guys where they are comfortable at their weight so there are no excuses.”

–Floyd Mayweather, February of 2012.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:43 pm 


crap article

Author has gone full Pactard.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:42 pm 


urone2

It’s funny how people keep looking for opponents for Floyd to lose to. Floyd beats them then comes the shower of excuses as to why Floyd won the fight. In the last ten years the only 3people Floyd hasn’t fought that he was so call scared of was, Margarito(Arum is why that fight would not happen), Paul Williams(to great a risk versus the reward) and Pacquioa(same as Margarito).

People if you are a real boxing fan you should quit with the false accusation, and just say you dislike Mayweather there is nothing wrong with that. Say I dislike Mayweather and I can’t wait to see him lose. It will be ok.

I used to write stuff on Pacquioa not because I disliked Pacquioa I just hated the fanboys that would say stupid stuff like Pacquioa cant be beat. He was built up on catchweight fights which I would have liked to see him fight unblemished opponents. Now Mayweather who I like is doing the same thing and I feel if he wins this its not a real victory. He would have won a fight with a blemished opponent.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:37 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Edit>He also let Hopkins butt and lead with his head the whole night too

Posted August 31, 2013 1:36 pm 


te tumbo

this boxing-ignorant fanboy’s odes to Pacquiao* and rants against Floyd are the most glaring example of labored and over-the-top writing on ESB. Wtf is up with all the “quotes” around his own words(!?). also, there is nothing that a fighter who Floyd defeated can teach Canelo. this is another unique Maywweather matchup primarily due to Floyd’s willingness to accept serious risk for serious “Money”. meanwhile, Valenzuela needs to dial-back his soap-opera script writing and take a remedial course in boxing. preferably by stepping into the ring for a sparring match v. none other than Floyd Mayweather. i would pay top-dollar to watch that.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:22 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Edit> Cortez toned down his flagrant favouritism

Posted August 31, 2013 1:21 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Thanks Brother. I appreciate it. :)

Posted August 31, 2013 1:20 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Spot on with the Cortez posts Gonz.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:19 pm 


Rem

As far as Martinez getting the winner of Canelo v Floyd if Floyd wins it won’t happen. The only time i ever heard Floyd say the name Martinez was to say hes locked into hbo and im locked into showtime so the fight can’t happen. Before that when Martinez was willing to boil down to 150 Floyd wouldn’t even utter the mans name outloud. Bottom line is at 154 Martinez absolutely embarrasses Floyd completely toys with him in a one sided atrocity. To big, to slick, to skilled and most importantly to lefthanded. Floyds scared of Pacs southpaw attack and for good reason good chance he’ll loose but Martinez isn’t even debatable Floyd has no chance to beat him. Most Floyd fans are completely out of touch with reality when it comes to his limits good thing Floyd isn’t.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:19 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

Them too Giraud. They’re all as corrupt as sin. Mexican just had a better ring to it. I’m actually part Mexican myself you know. Well, I have a Mexican chin and I like Latin women. ;)

Posted August 31, 2013 1:19 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

You can still have the Lappet-Faced Vulture feather slippers though Brother. They’re in the post as we speak.

PS. I have a request pertaining to your radio show Brother. Could you make it a regular feature to ask your guests (obviously just the pugilists) who hit them the hardest? Us fans love hearing that sort of stuff you know.

Thank you kindly.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:16 pm 


Giraud

Gonzo the Dragonborn

I guess you meant “as corrupt as any terrorist american president” , that makes up wars everywhere in the world lying to their people.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:12 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

‘Frank W@rren has called on referee Joe Cortez to clamp down on Bernard Hopkins’ cheating.

Hopkins is notorious for fighting dirty and W@rren expects him to use his head and shoulder to rough Joe Calzaghe up tomorrow.

Calzaghe’s promoter wants American Cortez to live up to his “firm but fair” nickname and ensure a clean contest.

“We trust the Nevada Athletic Commission to ensure referee Joe Cortez keeps an eye on Bernard,” said W@rren.

“We all know how he fights with his head and shoulder and we want the referee to be strict like he was when Ricky Hatton fought Floyd Mayweather.

“Joe just wants to fight and we want the referee and the judges to be impartial and to let Joe get on with it.”

Hatton felt Cortez contributed to his defeat to Mayweather by refusing to let him fight in close and Jim Watt labelled the ref’s performance as “deplorable”.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:10 pm 


forreal

…not this same old argument again;look we don’t even know if PEDman will ever be the same after that disastrous K.O and now we back to “…oh,Floyd is scared,he’s scared of PEDman…”,PLEASE!!

Posted August 31, 2013 1:05 pm 


raygordonreid

JOSEPH HERRRON FLOYD WANTED MANNY TO TAKE TEST

Posted August 31, 2013 12:49 pm 


Joseph Herron

Sorry, Gonzo…I have no control over any of that…I just write for the site, my friend.

But I hope you like the supplemental interviews I posted on this forum. I’m really looking forward to the interview later today…I should be finished around 2PM EST…I will let you know how goes it.

Posted August 31, 2013 12:19 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

I’m actually really angry now. The post was a reply to one of yours Brother Joseph, see you can perform some magic and make it appear. A pair of Lappet-Faced Vulture feather slippers will be making their way to you shortly if you come through Brother.

Posted August 31, 2013 11:26 am 


Shane

Canelo has the blueprint now he wins

Posted August 31, 2013 11:24 am 


Gonzo the Dragonborn

WTF?! where’s my bloody post? This is getting ridiculous. This is the only site I’ve ever frequented that does this. I didn’t even copy that one either. Please make it appear ASAP or I’m going to be jolly cross.

Posted August 31, 2013 11:23 am 


KOrnerman

Boxta thats not you man, your a fan of Moneys SKILLS as you would say.
well unfortunately I need to go use my skills to pay my bills.
Joseph all the best with your interview with the champ and let us know how it went ASAP my good sir, laters fella’s

Posted August 31, 2013 11:04 am 


Boxtradamus

The prophet has returned from his trip. Floyd is vastly overrated historically.

Posted August 31, 2013 11:00 am 


KOrnerman

Hidalgo it looks to me that Moneys next fight might well be against the winner of the Garcia vs Mattyesse fight, hence the fact they are on the co-main event to raise their profile right up, that’s IF he wins, I am not a big fan of Money or his style but he is great at what he does no doubts there.
who do you think next?

Posted August 31, 2013 10:51 am 


KOrnerman

I mis quoted Toney he says “we be Crooks” , “il beat you and your mommas ass” check that interview out fella’s its a classic hahahahaha

Posted August 31, 2013 10:42 am 


Hidalgo

“Who should he fight? Marquez again? Who wants to see that?”

Yes, why not? I’d like to see them fight again. Marquez is a bit of a different fighter now than when he fought Mayweather. Why not? How many other boxers are rated higher than Marquez in either the welterweight or P4P rankings? Only Floyd Mayweather Jr. If Marquez defeats Bradley will you still have the same opinion? Again, who’s better than Marquez at welterweight? Oh sure, Matthysse and Garcia can move up and fight Floyd, but even with those fights done, Floyd would still have two more fights to make in his deal with ShowTime.

But all that doesn’t matter. Marquez is with Top Rank. Floyd works with GBP. Fight won’t happen.

Posted August 31, 2013 10:39 am 


KOrnerman

it wont let me post link but go on Ytube and copy paste:
(Unseen) James Toney Argues With Chris Eubank & Nigel Benn
for a real laugh.

Posted August 31, 2013 10:37 am 


KOrnerman

Joseph in the words of the great James “lights out” Toney,
“the WBC stands for We Be Cheats”

Posted August 31, 2013 10:30 am 


Joseph Herron

Speaking of which, KOrnerman…here is Chavez’s response:

fightsaga.com/news/item/1790-Julio-Cesar-Chavez-Jr-I-m-not-scared-of-Sergio-Martinez

This was one of my favorite interviews…it pi$$ed Chavez off so bad that he answered me in English…LOL!!

Posted August 31, 2013 10:09 am 


KOrnerman

Hey Joseph my pleasure sir I would be honoured for you to ask him that as I was always wondering why he took him so personally, like you say with real disdain, Chavez in fairness didn’t seem to reciprocate the feelings though.

Posted August 31, 2013 10:05 am 


Dan D

Another Floyd bashing article. The guy is 36 years old and he is still top of his game. Who should he fight? Marquez again? Who wants to see that? Garcia? I have a feeling Danny will be next in line for a money fight I he gets past Lucas. Floyd is taking the toughest fight out there in Canelo. Trouble is, there is nobody that can beat him.

Posted August 31, 2013 10:01 am 


Joseph Herron

He had a genuine disdain for the kid…thanks for the great question. I will ask him today.

I remember covering the Chavez/Manfredo bout in Houston, Texas, and martinez showed up at the fight and stayed for the post fight press conference:

While trying to promote Alfonso’s career, we had “el tigre” conduct this special interview at the post fight presser:

fightsaga.com/news/item/1609-Sergio-Martinez-Chavez-Jr-Will-Never-be-Ready-to-Fight-Me

Posted August 31, 2013 9:59 am 


KOrnerman

PEEJ ahh right,so he thought Chavez was keeping his belt warm,that’s my ONLY gripe with Marvilla is that he doesn’t seem to actively seek out the other champions, what we want is to see an undisputed Champion and tbh the Middleweight division is wide open as to who is the top guy, we can all think all we want but we don’t know who is really until they fight.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:58 am 


Fighting Words

Mayweather is looking at his first defeat. I happens to all fighters, Canelo will beat Floyd possibily by KO in the 10 or 11. Mayweather does not like fighters that throws punches. That is the reason he avoided Paul Williams and Pacquiao. BOMB N’Dou gave him problems and this was at LW. He made Mayweather fight very hard, but the just didn’t give himself enough room to let his punches go although he threw 100 punches a round, twice as many as Mayweather. Mayweather is not a WW and neither is Pacquiao. JMM proved that against Pacquiao and Canelo is going to prove that against Mayweather.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:54 am 


KOrnerman

Joseph it is a great wise move from Marvilla, a bit of a foregone conclusion but still an all action fight, Maybe if its at 158 Cotto will be in there fully charged and make a real scrap of it.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:53 am 


PEEJ

I think he only hated Chavez because he was babied by the WBC and when they stripped him of the WBC title they let Chavez fight for it against a non middleweight. That is the only other titlest Martinez fought. He didn’t want anything to do with the other titlest.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:50 am 


PEEJ

People need to stop with this Floyd ducked Pac when he was running through the welter weight division garbage. Pac only fought Cotto, Mosley and Clottey. Don’t really consider Oscar a welter since that was the first time he fought in that weight class in 7 years and he didn’t belong in that class anymore. The other 2 Welters he fought he lost to. So he didn’t run through the WW division

Posted August 31, 2013 9:48 am 


KOrnerman

I haven’t even read the article its the comments that’s good to read,
Joseph maybe I missed something but could you ask Marvilla why he hated Chavez so much or was that just to hype the fight? for a guy who seems pretty laid back he really came across as hating on Chavez.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:48 am 


PEEJ

Martinez can’t make 154. It most definitely will be a catch weight if him and Cotto where to fight. Cotto still needs to beat Rodriguez which won’t be an easy task

Posted August 31, 2013 9:44 am 


KOrnerman

In fact it wouldnt surprise me if Rodriguez beats Cotto now, he’s pretty mobile and quite a bit bigger and has fast hands, GGG vs Stevens I feel Stevens will be lucky to land a shot but if he does you never know, I think GGG blasts him in less than 5 rds, I was actually being respecful to Marvilla earlier saying 7rds as anyone that gets past 5rds with Golovkin is doing great.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:42 am 


Joseph Herron

Guys, don’t expect to see Canelo remain at 154 pounds in 2014, unless the first Mayweather fight merits a rematch or maybe a trilogy.

otherwise, expect to see him make the move to 160 pounds in 2014.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:38 am 


KOrnerman

Joseph I think although good to watch that Marvilla would toy with Cotto who’s became really flat footed his last few fights, I hate seeing Cotto get pasted he’s always been one of my favourite fighters but it would be a good tune up for fighting a pressure fighter like GGG,lets hope it happens then the Canelo fight even if he loses to Money I would prefer to see that at least we know it’ll be exiting.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:37 am 


bobcats

A drunk writer writes junk, this was it.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:36 am 


Joseph Herron

Don’t forget, guys…Triple G has to get past Curtis Stevens later this year.

Anytime you have two lethal punchers like Golovkin and Stevens in the same ring, you really have no idea how it will turn out.

Just ask Abner Mares, Amir Khan, and Lamont Peterson.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:35 am 


KOrnerman

TJ I personally think Canelo should stay at 154 but again there’s not many big fights there, on the flip side there’s many massive fights at 160 and I think he will have no choice but to go up, I think Canelo will struggle with really big guys ie Chavez, I think Chavez coming in a cruiser weight would be too much for Canelo but it would be some specticle to watch.
do you think Canelo’s skills could pull it off at 160? I think like many that GGG and Kid choc to name a few would beg to differ.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:33 am 


Joseph Herron

It might be at a catchweight…Maravilla walks around at about 165

Posted August 31, 2013 9:27 am 


KOrnerman

Joseph that would be great to hear him say that thank you very much, and Cotto really? at middleweight? at least Marvilla gets to fight a smaller guy for once lol.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:26 am 


TJ

KOrnerman

I do think Marvilla really is a 154 fighter, he’s the smaller guy in just about every fight and really he’s done great holding his own and showing that size isnt everything and that the sweet science rules, he’d be a perfect opponent for Canelo’s first fight at 160.

I would actually like to see Canelo vs CHAVEZ JNR. If he can hold his weight at 160lbs for one last bout!

Can you imagine how big that match would be?

Two Mexican fan favourites fighting on Cinco De Mayo would fill the biggest stadia you can find and could possibly break PPV records (especially if Canelo beats Mayweather)…

It would be Mayweather vs Canelo in reverse as the strength of Chavez would be pitted against the skills of Camelo….

Can Jnr walk down Cinnamon like he nearly did Maravilla?????

The more I think of this he more I like that idea!

Posted August 31, 2013 9:24 am 


KOrnerman

TJ I think Quillin needs to be busier, he’s always used his size and power to win a fight it would be good to see him against Muray who’s a big middleweight too,someone he couldn’t bully, but again I think Quillin although still rough is actually the dark horse of the division.
a fight between GGG and Kid Chocolate would be a sight to behold,wow,anything could happen as we havn’t seen GGG tested either but so far he looks scary against most B+ level fighters.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:24 am 


Joseph Herron

But, I will have him repeat this on air so you guys can hear it from him.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:23 am 


Joseph Herron

KOrnerman,

I already know the answer to your first question…one of my reliable sources tells me that if Cotto is successful in defeating Delvin Rodrgiuez on October 5th, that we could be seeing a Martinez/Cotto PPV in March or April of 2014.

Then a huge showdown between Triple G, if he stays in his winning ways, and Martinez to complete his two fight obligation to HBO.

Maravilla eventually wants to face the winner of Canelo/Mayweather to end his career as a prizefighter.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:22 am 


KOrnerman

I do think Marvilla really is a 154 fighter, he’s the smaller guy in just about every fight and really he’s done great holding his own and showing that size isnt everything and that the sweet science rules, he’d be a perfect opponent for Canelo’s first fight at 160.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:16 am 


TJ

KOrnerman

I actually like he idea of Murray vs Quillen…..That would test Quillen’s abilities vs a boxer with good defence, although he passed he test vs one of the greats in WINKY (admittedly) after a 4 year layoff!

Quillen needs to fight regularly as IMHO he has lost big steps to Maravilla, GGG and even British fighters in BARKER, MURRAY….

I would actually like to see MARAVILLA against GEALE, who whilst light hitting is a come-forward pressure type fighter and will test what he has left in the tank.

Just thinking on the fly: what about a MIDDLEWEIGHT SUPER SIX between GGG, MARAVILLA, KID CHOCOLATE, BARKER, MURRAY, GEALE/ STURM????

I think it would do wonders for the MIddleweight Division like it has for SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT!!!!!

Posted August 31, 2013 9:14 am 


KOrnerman

On the other hand the guys Marvilla has fought recently are no mugs, far from it actually with Barker now being the IBF champ and Murray still a hungry lion, heck even Chavez was untouchable at that point, he has been fighting top guys in their prime so I will always respect that and maybe that’s why he hasn’t looked so great because the level of competition is so high.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:13 am 


KOrnerman

And that’s a good question Joseph plans to ask him because he sure hasnt been looking to great recently, Quillin would beat that version but the best version of Marvilla might be too much, he’s been blowing cold quite a bit of late, does he have a GGG beating performance left in him? that remains to be seen really.

Posted August 31, 2013 9:05 am 


KOrnerman

TJ thanks good sir, I think your posts are a good read too sir ,), I like to keep the talk to boxing as you know.
the Chocolate fight would be a great fight as we don’t REALLY know how good he is yet,although personally I think he’s a match for anyone he’s a montser of a middleweight size wise but he’s still a bit rough around the edges and maybe not quite ready for the sly old fox just yet.
Theres one fighter who would see where Chocolate stood and that’s Martin Murray, we would learn a lot from that fight Murray vs Quillin but Murray has his eyes set on Barker.
I do think Marvilla is a great fighter but I also think he’s quite beatable, I thought he was lucky vs Murray.
I think Marvilla should be looking to fight GGG but I dont think he wants it.
who do you think Marvilla should fight next?

Posted August 31, 2013 8:57 am 


JOEY

IF BOTH THESE TWO ARE GREAT, THAN IT SHOULD BE A GREAT FIGHT SIMPLE.

Posted August 31, 2013 8:53 am 


TJ

KOrnerman

Always nice to read your posts.

How about Maravilla vs Kid Chocolate (who I think is boxing again,soon) and then the winner of that one faces Golovkin sometime in 2014?

It will show us how good Quillen really is and how much he has learned from N’Dam and will also let us know how many miles Maravilla has left in the tank.

if Quillen wins, I feel it may be spectacular, which will help build a future match whilst GGG ticks over.

If Maravilla wins I feel he will have to be back at his physical best as Kid Chocolate is a better all-round fighter than MURRAY and carries a lot more pop in his shots.

Maravilla hasn’t looked the same since before the Darren Barker bout, but may have one last Hurrah in him.

Anyways, it would help to build a GGG spectacular mid 2014, whoever wins!

What do you think?

Posted August 31, 2013 8:38 am 


KOrnerman

TJ thats true about hatton vs Tszyu I agree sir, he more than likely had the ref on his side that night, I guess the top guys will always carry favour with their “home” referee,sad but true eh.and Joseph sir I guess my second statement for Marvilla was blunt but the first question of fighting GGG is what a lot of us REALLY want to hear the answer to, perhaps you could get his thoughts on a fight with the other guy the majority of fans feel is the top middleweight about. this is the fight we want to see win lose or draw,the two top middleweights fighting for supremacy.

Posted August 31, 2013 8:28 am 


Jiveass

Nice article!

Posted August 31, 2013 8:17 am 


Neil (Pomy)

This is a fanboy article

Posted August 31, 2013 7:54 am 


Neil (Pomy)

“ducked” my arse … Pacquaio is damaged goods now. It is no longer a match up that matters. Once it would of been quite competative …. now its an easy fight for Floyd. Alvarez poses more problems to Mayweather than PAcquaio would.

Posted August 31, 2013 7:54 am 


rod

floyd would embarrass manny

Posted August 31, 2013 7:48 am 


Martin “El Bruchador” Honorio

Well, one thing is clear, up to now, Floyd refuse to fight Pacquiao. Why is that? What is he scared of from the little man from the Philippines?

Posted August 31, 2013 7:25 am 


Diskonent

“Bombard Mayweather with unrelenting torpedo combinations and Mayweather will be captured open to succumb and fall.”

“hit such that no other boxers both past and present can equal his prowess in that aspect, so it seems. ”

Rubbish article, mangled English and barely readable. The standard of boxing articles on this site is getting worse by the week. Doesn’t anyone proofread the damn things before they go up?

Posted August 31, 2013 7:22 am 


freddy21x

Great article, I still hope pacman and floyd fight. The strangest thing to me is “Why do people keep ordering the PPV for Floyd’s fight?” I have heard numerous people say he fights boring battles, but those are the same people promoting the next event for FMjr.

Posted August 31, 2013 7:12 am 


TJ

KOrnerman

the one thing I hate is when Money gets off his shots and then grabs on so his opponent doesn’t get the chance to counter, bending the rules slightly Id say but the refs never do anything about it.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:03 am

KORNERMAN, RICKY HATTON used these very same tactics vs KOSTYA TSZYU and others and no one seems to complain….He would maul the death out of boxers like EAMONN MAGEE and others!

Posted August 31, 2013 7:00 am 


Happyboy

Garbage article.

Posted August 31, 2013 6:58 am 


TJ

Floyd WANTS you to throw punches. That makes it easy. He’s primarily a defender and counterpuncher. He doesn’t want you to box. He doesn’t like jabs in the face. He doesn’t like being out-boxed.

People misread Floyd.

I AGREE 100% with TARK’S comments above. The swarming/puncher’s style is made for the accurate counter-punching and ice-cold nerves of Floyd. Check out how he defused this same style of the BOMB N’Dou who had long arms and liked to throw in bunches and had KO’d most of his victims before engaging /w Mayweather.

He hit him /w doubles and treble right hand leads down the pipe showing quicker and more accurate hands than N’Dou’s heavy hands!!

Posted August 31, 2013 6:57 am 


Joseph Herron

Yeah right, KOrnerman…you know I would never tell any fighter something like that on camera…probably not off air either.

I do plan to ask Maravilla if he thinks he will ever be able to produce another Maravilla-esque performance ever again.

After his last performance, many people doubt whether or not he will ever be 100% in the ring.

i wonder what he will say?

Posted August 31, 2013 6:00 am 


Joseph Herron

KOrnerman: “whos reffing the Money vs Canelo fight?”

That should be determined next week.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:45 am 


KOrnerman

Joseph tell him the fans think GGG would bust him up within 7 rounds.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:43 am 


KOrnerman

Oh can you ask Sergio when he’s fighting GGG if ever please?

Posted August 31, 2013 5:39 am 


KOrnerman

“the Huggy man” too funny lol

Posted August 31, 2013 5:39 am 


KOrnerman

Joseph that was a good post I cant argue with the truth, the refs play a major impact on the outcomes of certain fights, whos reffing the Money vs Canelo fight?

Posted August 31, 2013 5:37 am 


KOrnerman

I agree Cortez was made to ref Money. it was obvious from the first round of the Hatton fight that the ref was firmly against his style of fighting, Cortez spoiled that fight and made it a one horse race.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:34 am 


KOrnerman

he tends to do it after a straight right lead if his opponent is in the position to counter.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:33 am 


Joseph Herron

KOrnerman: “Joseph lets be honest sir, Hatton never got a chance to apply his style because Cortez kept splitting them up even though Hatton wasn’t holding or doing anything illegal, just mauling which should be allowed when applied within the rules as Hatton did.”

I agree with you 100% regarding that particular bout, KOrnerman.

But we all know why Floyd favored having a guy like Cortez against a fighter like Hatton, brother. Cortez is a Hall of Famer and has been is so many impactful fights, but he is overly officious at times. I always wondered how that fight might have turned out had Cortez actually allowed both men to fight through clinches, rather than electing to break up the action as soon as they smothered each others offense.

But, that’s part of the politics of boxing…every ref has their own style of officiating, just like every ringside judge has their own personal taste and preference when scoring a prizefight.

Don’t you think the promoters, managers, and fighters realize this?

Of course they do…why do you think Roy Jones wanted Jay Nady to officiate his Heavyweight bout with John Ruiz?

Because Jay doesn’t let fighters hold excessively. The “Huggy Man” John Ruiz had no chance to win without being able to hit and tie up the artist formerly known as “Superman”.

I’ve often wondered how different certain fights would have played out with different refs and judges in big, impactful match-ups of boxing’s past.

Can you imagine how Mayweather/Hatton would have unfolded with Frank Cappuccino as the third man in the ring?

Hmmmmmmmmmmmm?

Posted August 31, 2013 5:32 am 


KOrnerman

LOL No brother I aint confused in the slightest, Money does it and does it quite often, it works and works well.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:31 am 


Joseph Herron

KOrnerman: “the one thing I hate is when Money gets off his shots and then grabs on so his opponent doesn’t get the chance to counter, bending the rules slightly Id say but the refs never do anything about it.”

I think you’re confusing Floyd with Bernard Hopkins, brother.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:20 am 


KOrnerman

Joseph lets be honest sir, Hatton never got a chance to apply his style because Cortez kept splitting them up even though Hatton wasn’t holding or doing anything illegal, just mauling which should be allowed when applied within the rules as Hatton did.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:07 am 


KOrnerman

the one thing I hate is when Money gets off his shots and then grabs on so his opponent doesn’t get the chance to counter, bending the rules slightly Id say but the refs never do anything about it.

Posted August 31, 2013 5:03 am 


Joseph Herron

People who can’t stand the money man of boxing will say the most ridiculous things sometimes.

After he wrestled with Hatton for the first five rounds of their contest, everyone should have had an idea as to how tough Floyd really is.

Hatton expected Floyd to wilt under pressure for twelve grueling rounds, but found out that Mayweather was the stronger man and the better infighter that night.

Floyd’s ring IQ, athletic gifts, and will to win make him the pound for pound king at this time. It’s what truly separates him from the “Pac”…pun intended.

I’m going to interview Sergio Martinez this afternoon in San Antonio…will post the video with an attached article sometime tomorrow morning.

Wish me luck!!

Posted August 31, 2013 4:35 am 


Joseph Herron

Very Good post, TARK

Floyd doesn’t get enough respect for being as mentally tough as he truly is.

Posted August 31, 2013 4:19 am 


Fight Aficianado

This article is proof positive that this site joke of a site will publish anything.

Posted August 31, 2013 3:18 am 


Pusher

Funny watching all these Flomos get their panties in a twist when they’re confronted by the truth.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:14 am 


Pusher

Nice article btw.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:12 am 


Pusher

The Mosley who fought Margarito was on PEDs, whereas the one that fought Mayweather was clean. It’s not rocket science.

Posted August 31, 2013 2:11 am 


Rhino718

How does the stuff get published?

Posted August 31, 2013 1:47 am 


Tnt

Tnt

I will say it again :

I want everybody to sit down and think about this for a minute:

A) their tactic against floyd will be to use his own style against him. Think about it. This is like straight out of a movie script from the 80s.
SKILLS (Whitaker)

B) his articles and fights garner the most attention (Ali)

C) he is undefeated (Marciano)

D) he is one of the highest grossing boxers of all time ( Tyson)

E) undoubtedly one of the best amateur records of all time!

HE IS THE GREATEST Of all time

Posted August 31, 2013 1:21 am 


huh?

@havoc I know you’re a Pactard but PEDcquiao with his third grade education can probably write better than you.

Posted August 31, 2013 1:01 am 


Havoc

Floyd duck Pacquioa cause Floyd can’t read to block pacquioas all out different assult who throw none stop until 12 rounds…hyper energetic different angles punches in bunches…That’s why Floyd is scared to face Pacquioa…

Posted August 31, 2013 12:41 am 


So here we go again.

Stupid bias article!

Posted August 31, 2013 12:21 am 


Tomato Can

Ouch, that article was painful. Canelo has a chance in this fight, but if he takes this guys advice he’ll be done within 4.

Posted August 31, 2013 12:11 am 


royjoneslastfight

AUTHOR SMOKES CRACK !!!!

Posted August 30, 2013 11:06 pm 


Aaron

Pathetic article. Clearly written by a child.

Posted August 30, 2013 10:33 pm 


not bad

LMFAO, Floyd fights a more dangerous fighter than Pacquiao yet he is ducking Pacquiao. Makes Pactard sense I guess.

Posted August 30, 2013 10:11 pm 


tarugojones

@ tachon, i’m just replying @ not bad post.

Posted August 30, 2013 10:07 pm 


tarugojones

There is not one non-Pacgtard person in the WORLD that believes Pac is a more dangerous fight than Canelo. That’s FACT.

That is why Floyd ducked Pacquiao so manny times.

Posted August 30, 2013 10:05 pm 


not bad

There is not one non-Pacgtard person in the WORLD that believes Pac is a more dangerous fight than Canelo. That’s FACT.

Posted August 30, 2013 10:02 pm 


tarugojones

Floyd never ducked women.

Posted August 30, 2013 10:02 pm 


tarugojones

no one wants floyd vs pac

@ tor, especially Floyd.

Posted August 30, 2013 10:01 pm 


not bad

According to these nuttards Pac is more dangerous than Canelo. That’s why Pac is fighting a fighter coming off a loss in Rios. He can’t afford any more defeats. Ducking huh?

Posted August 30, 2013 10:01 pm 


Gooch

Floyd fears being knocked out senseless by PAC. A man can’t call himself a man when publicly dodging,setting excuses, rumors, and every dirty womanly trick in the book to stay away from a true chalenge. protecting his feather fisted 0 he got by beating cherry picked oponents is the biggest travesty in boxing history.may is the Biggest farce ever just ask tsyu, casamayor , freitas,spadafora, Williams, wright, pacquiao, martinez(willing to fight @154),etc,etc

Posted August 30, 2013 9:58 pm 


tarugojones

@ not bad, and nigs are still the laziest people in the world.

Posted August 30, 2013 9:38 pm 


not bad

Nuthuggers believe Floyd duck PEDcquiao. No wonder that country hasn’t gotten past the dark ages.

Posted August 30, 2013 9:29 pm 


JpL

Skittish Reni. Very skittish.

Posted August 30, 2013 9:25 pm 


20 years time onwards

The most famous-infamous duck ever, blatant. no doubt.

Posted August 30, 2013 9:08 pm 


Granger

Brilliant point about Floyd running from Pacquiao. David Haye might be unbeatable too, if he spent his career avoiding the klitschkos, like Floyd did Manny!! So long as he runs from Pacquiao, it is as good as a loss and a monumental stain on his record. His own dad said that he was afraid that his son would not only lose to pacman, but might die in the ring if they were to fight. That says it all!!

Posted August 30, 2013 9:00 pm 


hecubus01

*is NOT offerring….

Posted August 30, 2013 8:51 pm 


hecubus01

pretty terrible…..the three examples he used are three fighters who LOST to Mayweather….HA! so what puzzle did they solve? in fact, mayweather beat jose Luis castillo TWICE. Only thing I agreed with was that Mayweather avoided manny, when manny was THE boogie man in boxing. Other than that, this article is offering any answers as to who to beat floyd.

Posted August 30, 2013 8:49 pm 


Satre

This is Floyd exposed.. ffloydiots are mad LOL

Posted August 30, 2013 8:45 pm 


CurlyQ.Howard

“Ask Anderson Silva of UFC…,” Okay, I’ll ask Anderson Silva what he did right in his loss against Chris Weidman.

Posted August 30, 2013 8:33 pm 


Rubio

Amateur stuff… terrible analysis, typos, sloppy and biased. Garbage, the worst i’ve read in five years on this site. Is the author a teenager?!!

Posted August 30, 2013 8:31 pm 


CurlyQ.Howard

Absolute trash.

Posted August 30, 2013 8:30 pm 


todaline

East Side Boxing is now trying to outdo BoxingNews24. Everybody, anybody can “write”, giving opinions no one wants to hear. Pitiful.

Posted August 30, 2013 8:22 pm 



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