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Da UnKnown Comic

@Hec Dog. How many tests did Barry Bonds fail? How about Marion Jones? A-Rod? Michael Irvin? Ray Leonard?

Posted February 24, 2014 1:56 am 


Bulawayo2

Happy Boy,
I know how you black fellows in Africa are big on majority rule, I’m willing to bet on a vote the greater majority would rather watch GGG, Lomachenko, Pacquio, and Kovelev, than the four great cuddlers of our time. I mispelt a township name, how about ” Township Boy ”
I’m retired long time, living on all my easy money, made off the backs of poor Africans, go get a life arsehole, and stick to boxing.
Actually you should try and find something you know about because it’s apparent you know very little about boxing or African politics.

Posted February 22, 2014 3:57 pm 


Happyboy

Bulawayo2 – correction : Khayelitsha Kid. Poor attempt at being funny, pathetic infact stick to your day job.Good riddance for Africa.

Posted February 22, 2014 9:54 am 


Happyboy

Bulawayo2 – ” flavour of the month” from beating bums, just remember to wipe his man paste of your face when you meet the inlaws.

Posted February 22, 2014 9:49 am 


Happyboy

The Proteas needed to comeback well after such a whipping in the first test, Newlands will be the decider. I must admit Lehman is doing a far better job than Arthur, whoever made that decision had a brainfart. I just don’t inderstand why Pac always is the one with issues when it comes to testing for drugs and we all know how important this fight is to his career. Whats even worse is how boxing fans are quiet as a church mouse when it comes to this guy.

Posted February 22, 2014 9:44 am 


Auzbox

Look happy, firstly the cricket looks good for you at the moment. Second I am unsure about all of this drug testing at the moment. I’m a firm believer of everyone being tested randomly

Posted February 22, 2014 4:23 am 


Auzbox

I’ve been on here for four months. LARGO when do I qualify to your standard to be able to talk fights with you? I’m looking forward to talking to you after the fight.

Posted February 22, 2014 4:21 am 


Bulawayo2

And you should call yourself, ” Soweto Sam ” or ” The Kyaleeshi Kid ”
who cares.
Are you actually going to argue that Ward, Hopkins, Broner and Mayweather are not boring fighters, Ward is dirty and doesn’t knock people out, Mayweather, last person he knocked out was his girlfriend, Hopkins hasn’t knocked anyone out in years, and Broner, well what can one say, a loud mouthed prat that’s boring and dirty.
Get over it Golovkin is flavour of the month, by the end of 2014 he’ll be flavour of the year as well, sorry he’s a white\Asian, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles.

Posted February 22, 2014 3:35 am 


Happyboy

Bulawayo2 – perhaps you should consider calling yourself US of A. Yes, it is your opinion ( and you know what they say about opinions) that Floyd is boring but the stats and history prove you totally wrong.

Posted February 22, 2014 3:20 am 


Bulawayo2

Happy Boy,
Just for you Bob didn’t kick me or anyone else out of Zim.,
Furthermore I will be visiting Bulawayo in 2016, at the moment I live in the good ole USA, and very pleased to be living here, you can have Africa.
The reason I quoted those four fighters was not because they’re black but because they are the most boring fighters out there, I can repeat my reasons if you want. Suffice to say colour had nothing to do with it, those four fighters especially Ward bore the arse off me and lots of others.

Posted February 22, 2014 3:08 am 


Da Unknown Comic

Robert Uzzell. Who else should we watch?

Posted February 22, 2014 12:11 am 


Happyboy

Auzbox – why is it that it is always Pacman who has issues with rbt unless it’s ” Made in China” ?

Posted February 21, 2014 11:57 pm 


largo

MINE-MIND.

Posted February 21, 2014 11:50 pm 


largo

Auzbox, I don’t acknowledge newcomers, as a general rule, but I’m gonna answer you; It’s my MO to predict winners months before the fight; I predicted Bradley schooling crybaby Marquez as soon as the fight was announced & that was exactly what happened…now, all I’m gonna ask from you, it’s to bear with me for now & talk to me AFTER the fight…I’ll be here, I’m always here. Then you’ll understand why I’m so bold about it…Talk to me after the fight…Bradley by stoppage.

Posted February 21, 2014 11:33 pm 


Happyboy

Bulawayo2 – Go figure, still feeling sore from Bob kicking your filthy ass out of Zim. Mayweather, Ward, Hopkins will remain great forever, you on the other end will never see YOUR Bulawayo again. Stay tuned as the brothers bring it on, GGG will never be as good as them. Bwahahahahahahaha!

Posted February 21, 2014 11:21 pm 


Happyboy

Bulawayo2 – the only thing I need to show you is crack of my ass….

Posted February 21, 2014 11:09 pm 


Anonymous

Bulwayo2 – You like to shout racism at the top of your lungs when someone issues doubts about GGG record and make substantial factual claims to his current over rated worship. If someone dislikes Lomanchenko or Kovalev for any reasons and you site their skin colour as the only reason. Now you openly claim the 4 fighters you DO NOT want to watch, and they all have 1 thing in common (no not their big mouths). Would it be fair to label you a racist? No it wouldn’t. Remember this in future forums you hypocrite!!

Posted February 21, 2014 11:03 pm 


pragmatic

Maidana will be the last big puncher Broner will face. If you’re a gambler bet big on Broners next few fights while they hype him up for a big ppv event. Then boycott the ppv! Tell these f*$#kf@*# promoters that we are sick and tired of these hyped up fighters that have never faced a real challenge in their entire careers!

Posted February 21, 2014 7:48 pm 


Bulawayo2

How about four you really don’t want to watch, in descending order.
Ward, most boring dirty fighter on the planet, there certainly isn’t a crappier champion at any weight.
Hopkins.
Broner.
Mayweather.
All cheats, horrible to watch and all boastful wankers.

Posted February 21, 2014 7:29 pm 


PEEJ

I agree.

Posted February 21, 2014 7:08 pm 


john james

Mayweather Jr. is the only black athlete WITHOUT BALLS.Tim stood up and will face the Philippino even if this gonna destroy his career at least he has the HUEVOS.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:46 pm 


Auzbox

Largo you have been blowing the same trumpet for a month, Bradley couldn’t knock the skin off your wife’s custard with his hardest shot. And the only way he has ever got a stoppage is with risk, something he won’t take against manny. He will be as careful as a mouse in a lions den.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:41 pm 


Auzbox

To be honest it’s 2014. All ppv events should have every fighter tested randomly no matter who they are.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:39 pm 


Auzbox

Peej neither has PAC. No point bringing up cheating unless they are caught because speculation doesn’t do anyone any favors. If Marquez or PAC have ever cheated then they have to live with it. Just like lance Armstrong it will all come out in the end.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:37 pm 


PEEJ

Marquez has never failed a test in his life yet you claim he was dirty. Fact is Pac has declined random testing until it occurred in China. And of course there were issues that were brought up about Pac not even being tested. Funny how people under the Top Rank banner are the ones who have issues with drug testing. Congrats to Bradley for stepping up and doing Vada even though Pac has declined that. Arum should feel disgraced.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:03 pm 


Hec Dog

Manny Pacquiao has never failed any drug test ever, not even a rumor of having failed any. He just passed the testing in the Rios fight. VADA, WADA, NSAC can all test Manny and the outcome is the same. He’s model of cleanliness for all athletes to adhere to. I’m amazed at what people grasp at when trying to explain the incredible skill, power, athleticism of Manny Pacquiao. This is a man with the utmost respect, honor and dignity for his fans, family and the entire world. Manny has performed at a level unheard in sports destroying all opponents that entered the squared circle with him during his supreme reign of terror. Manny haters like that buffoon Malignaggi was pointing fingers at Manny saying he was using. Floyd Mayweather and his entire family also began their babbling and accusations only to get sued and shut up. Manny Pacquiao cannot be blamed for having the natural power and ability to destroy, dismantle and demolish boxing champions in 8 divisions. Every 1000 years or more, a fighter comes along like Manny Pacquiao that leaves people unable to understand or comprehend his ability. He’s a super hero like Superman, Batman or Spiderman. Manny is the target of hate because he does things effortlessly. He’s always smiling and enjoying his work. People don’t like to see other people happy or succeed. Today, even at age 35, Manny Pacquiao still posses the blinding speed, crushing power and the poetic movement he’s always had. he’s still the most marketable fighter on the planet. There is no other fighter in boxing that is more loved, respected or admired than Manny Pacquiao. Watch all the media outlets and you’ll see Manny as the top story. The most trended figure today. Manny Pacquiao haters take shots at this man continually. They don’t want to believe he is real. There’s a Television show called Monsters and Mysteries in America. Manny Pacquiao comes to mind because he’s a Monster in the boxing ring and a Mystery in life. It’s okay to admire the man. Forget about the drug accusations, Manny is the real deal and you will never see another fighter like him for another 1000 years. On April 12th, Manny will conquer the world again, and hopefully all the haters will will be applauding him instead of trying to take him down. Manny is the best!

Posted February 21, 2014 5:44 pm 


largo

Robert Uzzell, I think that there’s not a fighter-anywhere-with the tenacity, will to win & mental strength equal to little Tim; the only fighter that comes to mine is Evander Holyfield & I think he’s retired…But even though those are great assets-the great Emanuel Steward loved that-Tim has much more to offer; when Bradley shows up to box, he’s second only to Floyd. He boxed Marquez ears off & that’s not small feat…I think he’s coming ready to box Pac-jabbing & double jabbing, interrupting & timing Pac’s predictable & Spasmodic attacks, just like Marquez did, with similar results. I don’t think Pac’s chin can take a well-placed shot-it doesn’t have to be a home-run shot-after being victim of the most horrid KO in the whole history of Boxing…My theory is that his brain-as a protection-reflex, will order him to take another nap & believe me, Bradley will find that chin. Tim has elite skills, speed & enough power to get the job done & I’m betting the house that he will. Don’t forget largo told you so.

Posted February 21, 2014 5:13 pm 


Fight Aficionado

GGG and Thurman are definite guys to watch this year because I think both will end up having step up fights. Broner and Bradley less so. Bradley’s already been in a ton of big fights and these stories usually cover guys who are expected to break into the next level. IMO he’s losing to Pac again. Broner? Meh, let’s see if he reverts back to cherry picking or goes against some world class guys.

Posted February 21, 2014 4:07 pm 


Bulawayo2

Happyboy,
And you need to show us that you have a brain, because repeating yourself endlessly is contrary to that thinking.

Posted February 21, 2014 3:39 pm 


Anonymous

pac got knock the foout

Posted February 21, 2014 3:34 pm 


Roman

Pacquiao beat Bradley, even Tim probably knows that himself deep down. He knows he won a hollow decision. People try and justify a bogus decsision by saying it was close, or Manny only fought 30 seconds a round, blah blah blah…this is how bad scores are justified.

Posted February 21, 2014 3:04 pm 


Happyboy

3G needs to show us just how really good he is by fighting top tier boxers. Arum needs to give Rigo more fights or let him go.Lomacheko has the opportunity to show us his goods while The Flash continues to cherrypick and is all smoke n mirrors.

Posted February 21, 2014 2:42 pm 


Happyboy

Pac vs Bradley will be an interesting fight, hopefully the officials don’t blow it. Broner needs to drop back to 140lbs and pick on Khan and work on his footwork, his too stationary or he can get used to getting busted up by the rest of the top 140lbs, there is more to Mayweather than just the shoulder roll. Thurman would walk through Maidana if that fight had to happen. Lara vs Quillan would be good, Mikey Garcia vs Gamboa or Gary Russell jnr would also be good.

Posted February 21, 2014 2:34 pm 


Robert Uzzell

Hey largo. Stop ducking me like Broner to Maidana. Gimme the goods dude.

Posted February 21, 2014 2:02 pm 


largo

I couldn’t care less about Bradley/Pac1, that’s no bearing on Pac/Tim2…A healthy & better prepared Tim is taking Pac out…don’t forget I told you.

Posted February 21, 2014 1:55 pm 


PEEJ

Not sure how he has earned or deserved more respect that Floyd. But yes most people thought Pac won including me. Problem is the judges nor anybody for that matter really liked the fact that Pac was only fighting for 30 seconds a round and that is what caused him to lose the fight. What is terrible is the fact that Pac still can’t agree to random testing. Bradley has signed himself up for the Vada testing.

Posted February 21, 2014 1:30 pm 


PEEJ

The problem with the Broner vs Paulie fight was Paulie wasn’t trying to throw power shots. That was the first time I have seen him throw punches like that. Now I know Paulie doesn’t have power but normally he still throws shots with conviction. And that is the reason why Broner won.

Posted February 21, 2014 1:28 pm 


JP

Every poll I’ve ever seen says that over 90% of the voters thought Pac beat Bradley, so I don’t know why anyone’s arguing anything. Either way, Bradley’s earned and deserves more respect than Mayweather.

Posted February 21, 2014 1:28 pm 


Sape

Nice story. Are you American or across pond? I hope you do one with Anthony Joshua. He’s real deal!!

Posted February 21, 2014 1:27 pm 


Cyrus

With Bradley/Pac, I score THREE minutes of each round. Not just two big shots landed by Pac. If Pac lands two big shots but Bradley outworks him over 2 1/2 minutes of the round, do I give the round to manny? It depends on what you like.

Broner landed a couple powershots in some rounds. But Paulie outworked him in the same rounds. Who do you score it for? What appeals to you more? Three options:

If you like activity you pick Paulie.
If you like power shots you like Broner.
If you like getting your palms greased you like Broner.

Just like that judge Haymon paid off.

Posted February 21, 2014 1:19 pm 


Cyrus

Thanks Mr. B!

Posted February 21, 2014 1:15 pm 


Cyrus

don’t you mean poochioww?

Posted February 21, 2014 1:13 pm 


PEEJ

Can’t be called the mexicutioner when you where mexicutioned

Posted February 21, 2014 12:44 pm 


Bert The Benificent

Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Pacquiao, the Lion of the Philippines, is, without doubt, the greatest fight figure in the game today, people, due to his legacy of thrilling, epic rivalries against fellow all-time greats Barrera, Morales and Marquez, all-action style, whirlwind punching, World Championship Titles in EIGHT divisions, multiple Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year awards, and willingness to showcase his amazing powers all OVER the globe, from South Africa to Macao, from Las Vegas to his Filipino homeland, from sea to shining sea. My friends, we will rarely, if ever, witness such a boxer and role model again in our lifetimes as Manny Pacquiao, ‘The Mexecutioner’, who has been such a popular icon of pugilism worldwide, a peerless punisher, a fearless fighing phenomenon, a conqueror of men, a dazzling destructive destroyer, a blazing meteor, a speeding comet, a superstar without compare, a supernova even, a superhero to rival Captain America, Captain Marvel, Superman, Spiderman, Batman, not to mention Iron Man. Manny has a legacy which bows to no-one. Manny is, of course, the best.

Posted February 21, 2014 12:14 pm 


Heckled Dog

Every Pacaquioa fan thinks its still 09, its 2014. And Pacquioa has lost to Bradley and was put to sleep by his archrival- Marquez. People say Mayweather picked Guerrero as an easy opponent but lets be real for minute. Guerrero would have beaten Brandon Rios and Mayweather schooled Guerrero. Pacquioa? Picked a soft opponent, Rios and didnt even look all that impressive. So while Pacquioa STRUGGLED with and “easy” opponent, Mayweather made it look “easy”.

Posted February 21, 2014 12:08 pm 


Heckled Dog

“…..Manny is dangerous in every single fight….”
Is that why he was put to sleep? cause he’s dangerous?

“…. Also, watch Mayweather run for cover….”
Mayweather already said he wants to fight him all he has to do is agree to drug testing which is whats holding up the fight.”

“…. Fighters come to his table. (Pacquioa)…”
Yea Marquez sat down at his table, slapped him around, took his money and nearly took his life in the process.

Posted February 21, 2014 12:03 pm 


Cheezb

I’m keen for Bradley-Pacquiao. I’m really not sure what Pacquiao can do differently to what he did in the first fight (i.e. given his abilities), and yet I can see things that Bradley can adjust (and seemed to be doing in the late rounds of the first fight).

I guess Pacquiao could be more active. He seemed to be trying to steal rounds a lot in the last fight rather than his usual 3 minutes per round buzzsaw style… maybe that’s his plan this time and the reason why he hasn’t agreed to VADA testing ;)

Thurman is looking really strong but I’m not sure he’ll find opponents to easily at this point.

And I’m actually keen to see what Broner does… I’m in two minds about how talented he actually is or isn’t. One thing I’m pretty sure of is that his mental state is his biggest enemy in the ring. He looks like he wants to make it “look easy” instead of just getting on with the job. I was dumbfounded when in the Maidana fight, Maidana was taking rounds off and clearly fatiguing, Broner was walking him down, and yet rather than stacking on pressure Broner would smugly throw single shots here and there as if he had it “all under control”.

Posted February 21, 2014 12:02 pm 


Heckled Dog

Thats fine, Pacquiao can set his terms however dumb may be but that doesnt mean hes the head honcho in boxing. Last time I check Mayweather was the highest paid athelete in the WORLD. Manny cant even draw a crowd in China, his own backyard.

Posted February 21, 2014 11:52 am 


mr. b

Very good article, quality Work of you WHO made it.

Posted February 21, 2014 11:48 am 


PEEJ

Pac is not the biggest superstar bar none. If he was then he would be the highest pad athlete. We all know that not to be true. As per you the most anticipated sports event of the year was Pac vs Rios. We all saw how that did (horribly). Now we get to see how his Bradley fight goes. Seems like he is still scared of random testing though

Posted February 21, 2014 11:46 am 


PEEJ

What is terrible is the fact that Pac can’t take random testing. He so called did random testing with Vada in China but yet there where many complaints saying he was not tested. Bradley has signed up for Vada testing along with the bogus Nevada testing but yet Pac has not done it. Something fishy with Pac here. Always declining to take random testing. People need to question this because this has been going on since 09 yet he some how gets a pass

Posted February 21, 2014 11:45 am 


Hecdog

Manny Pacquiao sets terms on all fights. He is always the draw world wide. The man is the biggest super star boxing has ever had bar none. Mayweather doesn’t draw, it’s his oppositions fan base as always. Manny has international drawing power like no other. He is boxing’s ONLY 8 division boxing champion. His life story is the most unique, and he truly caries boxing on his shoulders. Mayweather is old news. His ridiculous demands and excuses fall flat on their face. Manny is dangerous in every single fight, and when he stops Bradley in dramatic fashion, watch the world erupt with excitement. Also, watch Mayweather run for cover. Manny Pacquiao’s popularity as always tops Mayweathr by miles as does the respect and admiration people have for him. No one ever dictates ant kind of demand in a fight against Manny except Manny Pacquiao. Fighters come to his table.

Posted February 21, 2014 11:37 am 


Heckled Dog

Even “IF” Pacquioa wins, Arum and his band of crybabys wont let him fight Mayweather anyways. Pacquioa wants to dictate terms to Floyd? That boy lost TWICE then he tried doing the same thing with Marquez with the proposed 5th fight AFTER Marquez put him to sleep!(?) Wats wrong with Pacquioa?

Posted February 21, 2014 11:28 am 


Rich

Broner was overrated always and Marcos Maidana saw to him. Manny v Tim could be close, but I’m picking Manny to win AND get the decision this time. 3G is the Avoided One in the Middleweight Division.

Posted February 21, 2014 11:21 am 


PEEJ

From what has been reported Stevens and Kovalev will fight later this year if they both win their fights. Question will be will Arum let Pac fight Floyd. Also will the Bradley vs Pac fight be a close win for Pac? If so then there will be a rubber match. If Bradley wins again there is no need to talk about Pac vs Floyd. The talk will be Bradley vs Floyd.

Posted February 21, 2014 11:20 am 


rod taylor

Golovkin, Wilder, Crawford, Kovalev 2014 . Will Stevenson step up to fight Sergey? Will Floyd fight Manny Pacquiao at long last or will he continue to duck the Pac Man?!? Wilder stepping up a little against Malik Scott at long last. Now Deontay Wilder, HERE’S a guy who really fought NO ONE in 30 fights…

Posted February 21, 2014 11:17 am 


Jimmy Riddle

Golovkin whoops any US middleweight, that’s for sure!

Posted February 21, 2014 11:05 am 


Yevgeny Shagalovalotsky

Stevenson ducking Kovalev too…

Posted February 21, 2014 11:02 am 


Yevgeny Shagalovalotsky

GGG v Quillin would be a good fight in 2014, but Kid Chocolate doesn’t want to know.

Posted February 21, 2014 11:01 am 


Bradley R Roggenkamp

Manny Shock And Awe on Bradley’s ass!

Posted February 21, 2014 10:57 am 


Zin Joon

Good analytical article!

Posted February 21, 2014 10:46 am 


Heckled Dog

Get ready for “NAPIOA” PART 2. Bradley is gonna put him to sleep.

Posted February 21, 2014 10:33 am 


Auzbox

Yeah I can’t argue with that. I also think Bradley beat Marquez quite easy and I was really worried when it was a split decision. No one will take notice of PAC if he loses then fights the likes of Alvarado, he needs a good win against Bradley whether just is a KO or purely out boxes him to a unanimous decision. I just hope he doesn’t look past Bradley cause we all know what happened last time and if that happens again its all over for good and one less star in boxing.

Posted February 21, 2014 8:08 am 


Ray Ray

Auzbox-I’m undecided….I think Bradley probly learned a lot from the 1st fight….He only needs change a few minor things 2 fight better this time around. He had a good fight plan 4 Marquez that fight wasn’t even close. @ the same time Manny only need change a few things…I don’t think he fought 4 full rnds 1st time, don’t no if he can anymore. I’m worried about Arum factor, he benefited from manny lose 1st time….I can c a 3rd fight with these guys. I’ll always stick with the old legends when I’m torn so I’ll go manny. I just hope it’s not a circus like the last fight. I’d like 2 c manny beat a top guy being more patient without taking risks and out box a boxer. If he can do that his career is far from over. So far in his career he’s not done that, he’s blasted guys toe 2 toe. I think the ref has a big job and say here who wins. Bradley may look 2 counter & tie up like Hopkins, if ref lets him Bradley will win. I’ll stick with manny 2 win though.

Posted February 21, 2014 7:48 am 


Auzbox

Yeh can’t wait. Will be a great fight and atleast it won’t be one sided. Can go either way

Posted February 21, 2014 7:38 am 


Prince

with regards, to the Pac v Bradley fight, I have only seen the first fight once, and I am undecided who really won that. Certainly the 2nd fight will be better as both men have sth to proove and I can see it going either way!

Posted February 21, 2014 7:23 am 


Prince

auzbox, I do see your point, I just think often there is too much praise for an untested fighter. Look at Abraham for instance, just fought bums in Germany and was praised as sth great and as soon as he stepped up in class he lost.

Posted February 21, 2014 7:21 am 


Auzbox

Who wins the PAC v Bradley fight ray ray and prince and how does it go down?

Posted February 21, 2014 7:08 am 


Auzbox

Yeh was just checked. Anyway you know I’m a manny fan haha. I just think its early to praise or right off GGG yet. His amatuer career was great and he has the potential to take out some big names.

Posted February 21, 2014 7:06 am 


Auzbox

Yeh was a great fight. Hussein never fought like that again. Jeff French trained him well. Sanchez fight was a draw wasn’t it? Or no contest

Posted February 21, 2014 7:04 am 


Ray Ray

I got the manny part wrong…I think he had the 2 loses b4 the Hussien fight? Hussien fight might have been his 32nd. Either way it was an awesome fight, u should check it out. might have been fight of the yr? Was def nominated, questionable stoppage….ref very quick trigger, specially because manny got dropped not long b4 it. Hussien must have been ahead on scorecards. It was a close fight the whole way….it was a cracker. 2000 or 2001.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:56 am 


Prince

and as RayRay is saying correctly, Pac fought nobodies in is first 30 and only had is first real opponent in his 34th fight in Agapito Sanchez and he didnt even win that fight.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:52 am 


Auzbox

Yeh prince I don’t disagree all I’m saying is floyd has made his name in fights later than 30, GGG still can and he needs to this year. Geale will push him

Posted February 21, 2014 6:51 am 


Auzbox

He stopped Hussein late I remember that fight

Posted February 21, 2014 6:50 am 


Prince

@auzbox, check it out on boxrec who floyd has fought in his first 30! Many more credible guys than what GGG has faced (Corrales, Castillo, Manfredy, G. Hernandez)

Posted February 21, 2014 6:47 am 


Ray Ray

1st 30 fights….PAC-none. Biggest test he had was against Aussie Nadel Hussien obviously not from Australian back ground but he was born in Oz…got raped in the phillipeans by decision…download that fight Auzbox and tell me who u think won? Floyd Got in there with Castillo twice and Carrellas b4 his 30th fight. And no Costillo didn’t win, he just did better than most….1st fight anyways. GGG had over 300 amateur fights, that’s his choice. I would have thought starting late he would want 2 get on with it? e.g look at Rigo or lemochenko? There not f…ing around. As good and as promising as GGG has looked it’s time 2 get on with it….I’m not hating on him, I want 2 c how good this guy is or can b….want 2 c him tested.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:43 am 


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Posted February 21, 2014 6:35 am 


Auzbox

How many top fighters had PAC or floyd fought in there first 30? Not many. He will take on some big names this year or will forever be frowned upon.

Posted February 21, 2014 6:25 am 


Ray Ray

Prince I’m hearing u. The guys like 32, time 2 take on the cream…

Posted February 21, 2014 5:45 am 


Prince

I dont understand why people and so-called experts rate Golovkin so high! Who has he fought? Not one real threat, mostly unknown tomato cans. Macklin, Ouma and Proksa are the only names that a bit more well known but also limited in their abilities. Andre Ward is very right, with his statements that Golovkin is being portrayed as someone he clearly is not!

Posted February 21, 2014 5:10 am 


drx

I think Sergey Kovalev should be on that list

Posted February 21, 2014 4:49 am 


What!?!

Nice one Mr Uzzell. Cheers.

Posted February 21, 2014 4:36 am 


Tony.G.G. Galento

Except he got lucky decisions over Pacman, Witter and Provodnikov…Bradley should be 28-3…the Pacman decision was a robbery!

Posted February 21, 2014 4:00 am 


Ray Ray

@Robert….what about an article on future stars who will b the next big things? Would b refreshing 2 read something like that instead of PAC/Floyd Arum/Toprank. Mikey, Danny Garcia, Rigo, lemochenko, Alvarez? How do u rate and ur predictions on who will b king?

Posted February 21, 2014 3:17 am 


@Hec dogz

Did you seriously need help man.really do you have the hots for Pacroide?

Posted February 21, 2014 3:13 am 


Robert Uzzell

@WHAT!?! I actually had Wilder, Anthony Josua, Charlo, Rigo, Jesse Hart. I’m really interested in Joshua (who is built like a bodybuilder but fights loose like Lennox and not a robot at 6 foot 6). Jesse Hart is supposed to be the truth out of Philly and Arum loves him. So we will see. I just didn’t have enough space. But I will the next time. I’ll add Kovalev too.

Posted February 21, 2014 3:12 am 


WHAT!?!

Here are some names off the top of my head: Kovalev, Stevenson, BJ Saunders, Charlo Bros, Browne, all exciting to watch whether its power, skills or both. Maybe Crawford, Rigo, Provo and I agree with Thurman. I’d tune in to all these guys.

Posted February 21, 2014 2:49 am 


Robert Uzzell

@Magic. Thanks my man. I will add more people and drop the what if they win or lose and maybeap their future. Then I can add many kore names in the same amount of space. I had to put Broner in there because the WORLD will tune in for his next fight. My bet is it won’t be Maidana. But whoever it is it will be interesting. He was really beat up physically. But I’m eager to see where he is mentally. You aren’t gonna be eager to watch how he sinks or swims?

Posted February 21, 2014 2:46 am 


Robert Uzzell

@Obamascsre. You think Bradley lost to JMM?

Posted February 21, 2014 2:39 am 


Robert Uzzell

@Haimat. I have a question for you. What do you think is Broner’s biggest flaw? Not punching enough (offense) or his defense?

Posted February 21, 2014 2:38 am 


Robert Uzzell

HH London. Thanks for chiming in. I actually am going to do another part. Let’s make a deal. Give me a few names and I’ll consider using them. I had a space limit so I had to cut it to 4.

Posted February 21, 2014 2:36 am 


Da UnKnown Comic

Fargo. I hear you. But give us some reasons. Break the fight down.

Posted February 21, 2014 2:33 am 


largo

Bradley by stoppage.

Posted February 21, 2014 1:52 am 


Ray Ray

I’m expecting a 3rd fight between Bradley & PAC. I hope it’s not a circus decision….Arum laughing all the way 2 the bank. This time I hope there fight is clean cut 1 way or the other.

Posted February 21, 2014 1:36 am 


Farmboxer

Bradley lost to Provodnikov, Provodnikov was cheated by Bradley’s referee, Provodnikov left Bradley on the canvas and almost ended his career. Pac easily out boxed Bradley, but again, Bradley’s referee and judges protected him. No way did Bradley win that fight. Bradley is damaged goods thanks to Provodnikov, so I expect Pac to knock Bradley out in the rematch.

Posted February 21, 2014 1:30 am 


Obamascare

Bradley in my opinion has lost 3 consecutive bouts he must be licking some old grandpa balls to get these decsions

Posted February 21, 2014 1:27 am 


PEEJ

Well if it is one thing we can say about Bradley is that he has always had other game plans. He always finds a way to win

Posted February 20, 2014 8:00 pm 


Haimat

I agree except for Broner. I’ll watch his next fight but I don’t expect big things to be honest. The kid has way too many flaws to be competitive at 147 and I doubt he’ll beat any of the top 5 at 140. He’s not skilled enough. His footwork is terrible and he’s not an intelligent fighter, nor is his corner.
I see Broner as a new poor man’s Judah. Gate keeper at best.

Posted February 20, 2014 7:57 pm 


Xavier

Golovkin is exciting, on a long KO streak and keeps busy. Hopefully we’ll find out just how good he is…if the other top guys at 160 step in the ring with him. Right now, GGG is the most relevant fighter at middleweight. Sergey Kovalev and Adonis Stevenson should match up in 2014. If Lomachenko beats Salido, he’s an instant star. I like Thurman. Manny near his best should beat Bradley, but TB is tough. Adrien Broner needs to go back to the drawing board. Carl Frampton is good. Terrance Crawford v Ricky Burns is a good bout. If Crawford wins that, he can possibly be the next big US star. Andre Ward should be looking to be more active too.

Posted February 20, 2014 7:55 pm 


Hec Dog

Greatness inside the boxing ring comes to a fighter that is special. The great fighter does things that others can’t quite duplicate. He does things effortlessly and without having to think. The attributes he possesses (power, speed, athleticism, movement) are gifts he was born with. Manny Pacquiao is a great fighter that does things that leave boxing fans in awe. He can punch with the power of an earthquake. He has hand speed that rivals that of a striking cobra. He has the graceful foot movement of the great football player, Barry Sanders comes to mind. And he has the aura of invincibility that gives him the chance to beat anyone at any time. Manny Pacquiao will grace us with his presence on April 12th in Las Vegas. He has returned to take back a title that was unjustly stolen from him by Timothy Bradley with the assistance of the ring judges. The boxing world is once again alive, filled with anticipation and excitement to see greatness in the ring. Manny Pacquiao will bring in the movie stars, professional athletes, musicians and world leaders to the fight. Any Pacquiao fight bests the World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup or the World Cup. The magnitude of excitement reaches all four corners of the world. Those fortunate fans that come to Las Vegas get a double treat as Manny will likely perform his celebrated hit song like “Sometimes When We Touch.” Manny is a boxer, singer, actor, but more importantly an entertainer that aims to please fans, which he consistently does. There will be no more Manny Pacquiao’s once this legendary fighting machine retires for the squared circle. Manny has fought the best of his time and beaten them all. He is respected and admired by all of his boxing peers. Fans enjoy watching his fights because they know there is action, excitement and they are watching the ONLY 8 division boxing champion in history. This by itself classifies him as the best ever. If only one man can reach the top of mountain, every other man falls short. Manny Pacquiao is the only man to reach a little higher than all the rest. Is he the greatest ever? Quite possibly, but I will not become a braggart and tarnish any part of Manny Pacquiao. I will say that he is arguably the best of all time, and leave it at that. Manny Pacquiao is without a doubt one of the most influential people ever. He reaches people of all walks of life. Manny Pacquiao is quite unique as he personifies greatness inside and outside the ring. The pugilist and the person are both one in spirit. This is a special man that encompasses greatness. Trust me on this. Manny is one of a kind. Manny’s the best!.

Posted February 20, 2014 7:36 pm 


Havoc

I worry about Bradley’s health after the fight with Pacman.

Posted February 20, 2014 7:29 pm 


Magic

Very good article. Disagree with Broner, though. Much better picks out there than that clown. His power didn’t carry from 129/135 and now all he’s left with is a foul mouth and no footwork.

Posted February 20, 2014 6:44 pm 


moonshineman

@Freddie Roach Ate My Hamster

Great name, my man. Shows fantastic imagination. I love it.

Posted February 20, 2014 6:26 pm 


moonshineman

There is the Bradley everybody sees in interviews and the Bradley that remembers the last fight when Pacquiao took time off in almost every round, and gave him hell. This time, Pacquiao will fight the entire round. What goes on in Bradley’s head will determine how he does in the fight. If he just thinks, I can do it, I can do it, it won’t work. He has to have several game plans and fight very smart. Pacquiao will be coming at him like a storm.

Posted February 20, 2014 6:25 pm 


Hec Dog

Four to watch: Manny Pacquiao, GGG, Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev. These are the best fighters today bar none. Timothy Bradley will be no more after April 12th. Manny will destroy him once and for all. Keith Thurman will be exposed once he fights a top fighter or champion. Thurman thinks he’s better than he is. Bradley, Manny, Porter, Floyd and others easily beat him. He talks too much and will be defeated soon. Kovalev and Stevenson are dangerous. They will wipe out the division, and if they fight each other, it’s a toss up. Two great fighters for sure, but If I had to pick, I would give a slight edge to Stevenson. He has few weaknesses. Porter will surprise a lot of people. This kid can fight and don’t be surprised if he upsets the top guys except Manny Pacquiao.

Posted February 20, 2014 5:57 pm 


Bulawayo2

Numerous call outs, most of them from clowns that fight for Showtime and Golden Boy, knowing that they are fights that can’t be made. Funnily enough we don’t hear much from Quillin these days, I guess after watching Golovkin beat the crap out of Rosado he thought better of it, especially as he got very lucky against him.

Posted February 20, 2014 5:49 pm 


PEEJ

WHAT!?! ok I won’t argue if you had him winning. It was a close fight.

Posted February 20, 2014 5:11 pm 


Woop Woop

Tune in and watch GGG fight a guy ranked outside the Top 20 or fight a blown up Jnr Middle or fight an injured, ring rusty, ‘real’ champions leftovers. Yep you are guaranteed an early one-sided KO. Not entertainment and not fan-friendly viewing as a contest. A deafening silence is coming from the GGG camp after numerous call-outs in the last 6 months by high calibre fighters. No surprise there. ‘the illusion’ received his World Title via a handout and he liked the feel of that. Why take risks when he can take more handouts fooling the suckers for everything they are worth. Keep that hype train chooffing. Choooooo!! Chooooooo!!

Posted February 20, 2014 5:02 pm 


WHAT!?!

Peej – I will disagree with you but not arguing as it is an opinion and how each personally score the fight. I had Provo winning the fight, sure not by a landslide, yet in my eyes he won and also beat up Bradley.

Posted February 20, 2014 4:53 pm 


Bitingpitbull

Thurman is the beast! And Lomachenko is someone you must keep your eye on 2 !

Posted February 20, 2014 4:39 pm 


yo

I’ll watch Kovalev, Deontay Wilder, Provodnikov,, and Chisora.

Posted February 20, 2014 4:21 pm 


PEEJ

Well if the fights go to purse bid then the cold war between HBO and Showtime or Golden Boy and Top Rank should not be an issue. Whom ever has the highest purse bid gets to put the fight on

Posted February 20, 2014 3:43 pm 


PEEJ

Just because you where beaten up in a fight does not make you the winner. Calzaghe was beaten up by Hopkins but he still clearly beat Hopkins. Bradley beat Ruslan by a point. Would of been different if Ruslan didn’t push Bradley down for the first knockdown, that is why it wasn’t counted as knockdown. And yes 98% of people believe Pac won, he clearly was the winner but it was a close fight still. But he is still undefeated. And that is what the record books show. We will see what Pac does in the rematch. I am picking Bradley by decision though. I think they went against Pac in the first fight because of how they robbed Marquez in the 3rd fight so they did a make up call and gave it to Bradley.

Posted February 20, 2014 3:41 pm 


Freddie Roach Ate My Hamster

Geale wants to get his old title back from Sturm. The lack of TV dates his camp mentioned were in Australia (he wants his own fans to be able to see his fight & probably wants paying too). The author appears aware that boxing is a worldwide sport, not just a PPV sales contest between 2 US TV networks.

I say this not as a Geale fan, just as someone sick of boxing promoters & TV networks dictating who has title fights, who they face & when. The governing bodies should grow some balls & tell the promoters and networks that champions have to face the top contenders – if Manny or Bradley are #1 challenger for example, Floyd has to fight them or vacate. The same rule should apply for every title in every division. If promoters refuse to co-operate, the fight goes to purse bids. This Cold War is preventing the best fights of a generation.

Posted February 20, 2014 3:32 pm 


WHAT!?!

Bradley has 2 losses and I don’t care what it says on paper. No way he beat Pacquiao and he actually was beaten up by Provo. No doubt Bradley is as tough as they come but that ’0′ is a mirage.

GGG still hasn’t fought anyone of note. Macklin is probably his best opponent on paper, yet he had already lost to Sturm and Martinez anyway. Of course most of us can see his quality and are waiting for him to take on a Martinez, Quillen, Geale, Sturm or Murray to confirm what we are all thinking.

Broner is a complete joke who was exposed by Malignaggi and beat down by Maidana. I could name at least 5 maybe 10 guys at Welter and below that would beat him. He isn’t entertaining unless you like rude, disrespectful, arrogant, delusional punks.

Thurman is quality and I will tune in to his fights for sure.

Posted February 20, 2014 3:27 pm 


mansworld

This is not a fight people will pay to see because Bradley is not a big name, And Manny due to his losses his sales and dived in the toilet. The match wont crack anywhere near 1 million ppvs.

Posted February 20, 2014 3:04 pm 


chicago guy

Bradley the headbutt storm will lose again.

Posted February 20, 2014 2:53 pm 


Rizal Aguinaldo Bonifacio

Bradley will beat Pacquiao once more. This time it will be more convincing. That is, if you don’t listen to Lampley. Haha!

Posted February 20, 2014 2:44 pm 


PEEJ

I have known Martinez to back out or really just not take fights or acknowledge certain fighters in his weight class when he was called out. Martinez career is overrated

Posted February 20, 2014 2:42 pm 


Mick the Marmalizer

England’s Kevin Satchell, Mark Heffron & Paul Butler could well be one’s to keep an eye on!

Posted February 20, 2014 2:27 pm 


Hecdog

Greatness inside the boxing ring comes to a fighter that is special. The great fighter does things that others can’t quite duplicate. He does things effortlessly and without having to think. The attributes he possesses (power, speed, athleticism, movement) are gifts he was born with. Manny Pacquiao is a great fighter that does things that leave boxing fans in awe. He can punch with the power of an earthquake. He has hand speed that rivals that of a striking cobra. He has the graceful foot movement of the great football player, Barry Sanders comes to mind. And he has the aura of invincibility that gives him the chance to beat anyone at any time. Manny Pacquiao will grace us with his presence on April 12th in Las Vegas. He has returned to take back a title that was unjustly stolen from him by Timothy Bradley with the assistance of the ring judges. The boxing world is once again alive, filled with anticipation and excitement to see greatness in the ring. Manny Pacquiao will bring in the movie stars, professional athletes, musicians and world leaders to the fight. Any Pacquiao fight bests the World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup or the World Cup. The magnitude of excitement reaches all four corners of the world. Those fortunate fans that come to Las Vegas get a double treat as Manny will likely perform his celebrated hit song like “Sometimes When We Touch.” Manny is a boxer, singer, actor, but more importantly an entertainer that aims to please fans, which he consistently does. There will be no more Manny Pacquiao’s once this legendary fighting machine retires for the squared circle. Manny has fought the best of his time and beaten them all. He is respected and admired by all of his boxing peers. Fans enjoy watching his fights because they know there is action, excitement and they are watching the ONLY 8 division boxing champion in history. This by itself classifies him as the best ever. If only one man can reach the top of mountain, every other man falls short. Manny Pacquiao is the only man to reach a little higher than all the rest. Is he the greatest ever? Quite possibly, but I will not become a braggart and tarnish any part of Manny Pacquiao. I will say that he is arguably the best of all time, and leave it at that. Manny Pacquiao is without a doubt one of the most influential people ever. He reaches people of all walks of life. Manny Pacquiao is quite unique as he personifies greatness inside and outside the ring. The pugilist and the person are both one in spirit. This is a special man that encompasses greatness. Trust me on this. Manny is one of a kind. Manny’s the best!

Posted February 20, 2014 2:19 pm 



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