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sisco

Fans who despise Mayweather sometimes let their hatred of Floyd blind their boxing common sense. Just because Floyd struggled with Maidana doesn’t mean the next fighter who pressures Floyd will have the same success. You guys should know better. In fact Maidana might lose 10 of 12 rounds in a rematch!

Posted May 14, 2014 7:14 pm 


Pinakbet

A win is a win and that is exactly what FMJ achieved against ‘ El Chino’ the warrior from Argentina.El Chino lost the fight but he provided the code of excitement and it came it tons and tons of them.

Posted May 7, 2014 7:30 am 


Anonymous

Floyd had a 12 round war with maidana a c rated fighter, now PAC ,khan, Bradley,prov,Thurman ,porter, Lara ,Garcia, rio, all faster and better fighter want to ko Floyd, they know the trick is constant pressure not boxing Floyd is the way to beat him show no respect.

Posted May 7, 2014 1:30 am 


Kid

Watch the Mayweather vs Big show spectacle!!! very entertaining! good WWE acting on the part of mayweather!

Posted May 6, 2014 11:37 pm 


Hecdog

I PROMOTE STRINGENT test taking AVOIDANCE!!! I LOVE Manny PacROIDs* stance on saying “NO” to OLYMPIC STYLE RANDOM DRUG TESTING!! Depleted, weight drained opposition is the BEST kind of opposition!!! Manny* should have Marquez wait another 4 years before fighting him again!! Why!? Manny* is simply the BEST!!

Posted May 6, 2014 10:37 pm 


Hecdog

Manny Pacquiao showcased his brilliant boxing skills in both the Brandon Rios and Timothy Bradley fights. His graceful movement and technical sharp shooting punches left fans speechless. Manny Pacquiao had rewarded boxing fans for 10 plus years using a ferocious, aggressive, hurricane type fighting style that had never been seen before. His fights were exciting and dynamic. Fans got more than their money’s worth watching the greatest pure fighter of all time dissect , dismantle and destroy every opponent he faced. Manny Pacquiao then tricked us all by coming out and overwhelming Bradley and Rios with a boxing style that reminded us fans of the great Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Leonard. Manny Pacquiao’s boxing was pure beauty. He was a Leonardo Da vinci painting the Mona Lisa. His transformation shocked us all, which led many to believe that Manny Pacquiao was not only the greatest pure fighter of all time but also the best boxer. Saturday night’s fight spoke volumes about the limitations of Floyd Mayweather and why he could never have beaten Manny Pacquiao. You must understand that Floyd actually tried fighting, something Manny has been doing for years. Marcos Maidana had Floyd hugging and holding on for life, which basically showed fans his fear and insecurity of fighting in a mano y mano type of fight. Floyd Mayweather tried to be macho, and show fight fans that he was tough. What he did was show us that he lacks the confidence and courage to win on another man’s turf. He cannot make the adjustment as his little brother Adrien Broner also failed at. Maidana on the other handed wanted Floyd to stand and fight and prove his worth as a true fighting warrior. Floyd Mayweather failed. And Manny Pacquiao, the greatest warrior to ever step into the ring made the adjustment from fighter to boxer with ease. He boxed with inspirational boxing techniques that had millions of fight fans tearing up. Manny proved he could change his style, Floyd showed us that he couldn’t. Holding on for dear life told true fight fans that he wanted no part of a real fight. He basically surrendered and threw in the towel. Boxing is about true warrior that don’t give up. They fight to the end. They have no quit in them. They would rather go down on their shield. Floyd Mayweather will never reach the heights of Manny Pacquiao. Manny is a true fighter. He is a monument to be saluted every time you see him. Stand up and salute the little big man. Boxing Historians can place a picture of Manny Pacquiao right next to the word Greatness. Trust me on this, no one beats Manny Pacquiao on a one fight basis. His domination of a sport will never be equaled. Manny is the best!

Posted May 6, 2014 9:35 pm 


Jack Dempsey

I agree !!

Posted May 6, 2014 8:32 pm 


SLIM

If it was MMA then Maidana won hands down. But its not.

Posted May 6, 2014 3:30 pm 


Anonymous

LMAO
Amir Khan has just accused Luis Collazo of being a dirty fighter on Box Nation interview.
Amir Khan used an MMA kimura arm hold to prize Collazo’s arm and wedge it behind his back so he could expose his midsection and cracked him with a hook that dropped him in the 10th round.
Khan is possibly the dirtiest fighter in the game.
He head butted Barrera opening up a huge gash. Actually as a Lightweight he had a hit and rush style that used his momentum to bull them into the ropes as his fists flailed but as a Light Welter he learned to push, lean on, elbow, use his head, hug, clinch, grapple and hold. He has now had a year to learn MMA Class 101 with Andre Ward and Virgil Hunter and he had class in session Saturday night against a dummy who left his defence and his arms at home. Cheating Khant.

Posted May 6, 2014 2:40 pm 


TARK

Carter.., “The great part of Tarver/Jones was that Jones was caught at the right time with the weight and age. History shows you that it doesn’t work out for aging veterans to come back down in weight.”

Tarver is older than Jones so age wasn’t a factor… The weight was a factor. You don’t lose muscle weight easily during training. You have to starve yourself and your body actually burns off individual muscle fibers for food. If Roy went back to heavyweight he’d have a damned difficult time putting the weight back on—because he have to hypertrophy the muscle fibers he has left, which are fewer, to a larger size.

The way to lose 20 pounds of muscle. You have to take at least 6 or 7 months off and not do any exercise at all. That way your body dissipates the muscle naturally and you won’t hurt your body.

I’m not sure that mattered though.

Tarver was too good for Jones in the 1st place. He would have beaten Roy anyway. That’s why Roy avoided Tarver for so long as a pro. Roy had the courage to finally bite the bullet … I wish Floyd had that type of courage.

Posted May 6, 2014 12:52 pm 


Carter

TARK

Robert Jackson says.., “I’d heard that Jones had dominated Tarver in the amateurs and the expectation was that Jones would do the same in the professional game.”

You never heard that or saw that.. It didn’t happen..

Antonio Tarver is OLDER than Roy Jones — and he chased Roy for years before getting deserved fight with Roy. AT actually beat Roy Jones all 3 times they fought — but would have beaten Roy handily ANYTIME!!!
Posted May 6, 2014 3:09 am

That’s not always how it works. There is a list of fighters that were beaten by a particular opponent in the amateurs who when both met as Pros, not only did the loser become a better pro but he whooped on the man that beat him in the amateurs. I always found it odd until I though maybe that guy just had a better style to be a Pro or maybe those losses helped him get better where they other guy coasted on his wins.
Many successful people have early on failures. It’s those failures that make them great Pros. And I’m talking about in all walks of life.

The great part of Tarver/Jones was that Jones was caught at the right time with the weight and age. History shows you that it doesn’t work out for aging veterans to come back down in weight. Freddie Roach had his own list of fighters who did the same and the results were the same. That’s what gave him confidence that Oscar was not going to be healthy (according to him). Chris Byrd may be one of the most tragic cases since he went from taking shots from some of the biggest punchers to getting whipped out at LH.

Posted May 6, 2014 11:46 am 


Hecdog

teepee my friend, I will try and limit some of my future writings, but it can be difficult as thoughts come at me 100 miles an hour.

Posted May 6, 2014 10:33 am 


Hecdog

Marcos Maidana won the fight 116-114 without question. I watched it a few times without bias in any way and without the volume. Fans around the world are correct in saying Floyd Mayweather got away with robbery against Maidana as he has in the past against Oscar De La Hoya and Jose Luis Castillo. Floyd Mayweather is not looked upon as an undefeated fighter because he’s really not. He was hit, roughed up and his constant holding because he couldn’t deal with a tough fighter made him panic and hold on for life. Holding, hugging or tying up as many put it is illegal. The referee should have taken points away. Holding is like putting your hands up and telling your opponent that he’s too much to handle. Marcos Maidana won 5 of the first 6 rounds. Look at the replay and see for yourself. He was landing the jab on Floyd when he wanted to. Floyd was missing by miles, and many of his punches were off the mark. He did have a few clean ones, but the crowd screamed even though the punch was a glancing blow or didn’t land. Maidana was the better man, and Floyd and his fans know this. Some people need to learn how to score a professional boxing match not an amateur boxing match. Maidana was effective throughout the fight. The 114-114 scorecard was more like it, but the truth is that one blind judge that should be banned for life had Mayweather winning 117-111?? What a pathetic joke. Regardless, Mayweather has been exposed, and the boxing world knows full well why Mayweather never wanted to fight the legendary, 8 division boxing champion and Fighter of the Decade. I knew all along Floyd Mayweather could not deal with Manny’s fighting style. Manny would have simply knocked Floyd Mayweather out cold. Too fast, strong, and brutalizing power in this southpaw fighting machine. The debate is over. The great Manny Pacquiao is the unanimous best fighter of his era as the Fighter of The Decade voted on by the best sports writers in the country voted Manny Pacquiao as being the best. What we all saw on Saturday night finally answered the question. Who was better, Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao. The winner, Manny Pacquiao. His legacy will live forever. His fights are memorable and exciting. The boxing world loves this man. Manny Pacquiao is a living legend, and he obviously doesn’t need Floyd Mayweather for anything. Floyd Mayweather is done.

Posted May 6, 2014 10:32 am 


teepee

Hecdog can u stop writing a book when u post nobody reads all that. We know u hate Floyd but a book geee I’m just saying

Posted May 6, 2014 10:16 am 


Flash knock down

The Manny vs. Mayweather fight just got a lot closer .This reminds me when Roberto Duran almost beat Marvin Hagler then Sugar Ray Leonard saw how to beat Hagler. I am telling you right now if Manny and Floyd fought tomorrow Manny would win. I am a huge Mayweather fan but he has lost a step. I know Floyd had a lot on his mind before the fight . Ms. Jackson for killing his kids, promoting the fight,and taking care of everyone in North America.Maidana weighing 165 lbs didn’t help either with Floyd only weighing 148 lbs. A 17 lb. difference in the heavy weight division is not the same as it is in the welter weight division. It makes a hell of a big difference in the lower weights.I think the fight could have gone either way it was close really close but I have no problem with the out come. Floyd will clean Maidana’s clock in the rematch because he knows what he did wrong. Maidana fought out of his head in this fight he will not be able to get that high again and he will take a beating.

Posted May 6, 2014 9:41 am 


rjack58

Tark,

Roy Jones Jr Born 01-16-69
Antonio Tarver Born 11-21-68

Yeah Tarver is older but both were Florida amateurs together. Tarver lost to Roy Jones in the 1982 Sunshine games.

Posted May 6, 2014 8:57 am 


Drago

…Its not exactly *fair*

Posted May 6, 2014 6:29 am 


Drago

Maidana did enough to win a regular fight, but against a multi million “undefeated” champion, the judges wouldn’t give him the victory whitout a knock down or a blow out. Its not exactly unfair, but thats how boxing is.

Posted May 6, 2014 6:23 am 


TARK

Robert Jackson says.., “I’d heard that Jones had dominated Tarver in the amateurs and the expectation was that Jones would do the same in the professional game.”

You never heard that or saw that.. It didn’t happen..

Antonio Tarver is OLDER than Roy Jones — and he chased Roy for years before getting deserved fight with Roy. AT actually beat Roy Jones all 3 times they fought — but would have beaten Roy handily ANYTIME!!!

Posted May 6, 2014 3:09 am 


Hecdog

Marcos Maidana won the fight 116-114 without question. I watched it a few times without bias in any way and without the volume. Fans around the world are correct in saying Floyd Mayweather got away with robbery against Maidana as he has in the past against Oscar De La Hoya and Jose Luis Castillo. Floyd Mayweather is not looked upon as an undefeated fighter because he’s really not. He was hit, roughed up and his constant holding because he couldn’t deal with a tough fighter made him panic and hold on for life. Holding, hugging or tying up as many put it is illegal. The referee should have taken points away. Holding is like putting your hands up and telling your opponent that he’s too much to handle. Marcos Maidana won 5 of the first 6 rounds. Look at the replay and see for yourself. He was landing the jab on Floyd when he wanted to. Floyd was missing by miles, and many of his punches were off the mark. He did have a few clean ones, but the crowd screamed even though the punch was a glancing blow or didn’t land. Maidana was the better man, and Floyd and his fans know this. Some people need to learn how to score a professional boxing match not an amateur boxing match. Maidana was effective throughout the fight. The 114-114 scorecard was more like it, but the truth is that one blind judge that should be banned for life had Mayweather winning 117-111?? What a pathetic joke. Regardless, Mayweather has been exposed, and the boxing world knows full well why Mayweather never wanted to fight the legendary, 8 division boxing champion and Fighter of the Decade. I knew all along Floyd Mayweather could not deal with Manny’s fighting style. Manny would have simply knocked Floyd Mayweather out cold. Too fast, strong, and brutalizing power in this southpaw fighting machine. The debate is over. The great Manny Pacquiao is the unanimous best fighter of his era as the Fighter of The Decade voted on by the best sports writers in the country voted Manny Pacquiao as being the best. What we all saw on Saturday night finally answered the question. Who was better, Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao. The winner, Manny Pacquiao. His legacy will live forever. His fights are memorable and exciting. The boxing world loves this man. Manny Pacquiao is a living legend, and he obviously doesn’t need Floyd Mayweather for anything. Floyd Mayweather is done.

Posted May 6, 2014 1:59 am 


PEEJ

your just a geek.

Posted May 6, 2014 1:38 am 


Ok

Miadana didnt win he won rounds. Not the fight Floyd had close fights before with Oscar and Castello big deal. Maidana made it close but his shots where everywhere not hitting and doing damage haters will hate…

Posted May 5, 2014 10:40 pm 


t

U people must really hate mayweather. He have a competitive fight and he lost the fight or he lost it. U have to credit maidana for doing good styles make fight. But I laugh that guys really want a guy to win because he throwing punches. If he landing so effectively he would’ve scored a knockout. When mayorga beat Forrest it was because of style Forrest had all the skills in the world. But lost to mayorga a true brawler. Maidana is a true brawler but he came up short.

Posted May 5, 2014 9:26 pm 


Sun down

Floyd is boxing ‘s biggest puss of all time

Posted May 5, 2014 9:15 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn (TBE)

Speaking of baboons. Brother Gonzo has an important announcement to make. I’m not just the world’s ONLY ever human/vulture hybrid, I’m now part baboon too. I’ve had a baboon hand grafted onto my left wrist after suffering a rather nasty injury whilst hunting for fresh sloth carcasses in the Orinoco Delta and ended up having to have my left hand amputated. So I’m now the world’s only human/vulture/baboon hybrid.

Posted May 5, 2014 6:20 pm 


Gonzo the Dragonborn (TBE)

Floyd isn’t just the most overrated fighter and the biggest coward in the history of pugilism and cowardice, he’s also a compulsive liar and a terrible one at that. That baboon urine drinking bisexual Scat-freak is too stupid to pull the wool over a retarded dog’s eyes let alone anyone above average intelligence. The only ‘human beings’ that are dumb enough not to see through his bullsh!t and painfully transparent lies are his grotesque vulture flesh-eating fish-brained fans. ROFL.

Posted May 5, 2014 6:13 pm 


kato3388

And the REAL GOAT (Ali) has spoken. Has called Floyd out and put him on the spot. Mike Tyson has done the same thing. Marvin Hagler has done the same thing. Now it’s up to everyone else. Floyd Maytwitter talks a good game but if he truly want to give the fans what they want… step up and get in the ring with Manny already!!! Enuff with the BS!

Posted May 5, 2014 5:11 pm 


rjack58

Jake,

This WAS a setup fight for the REMATCH!! NOW everybody believes Floyd is there to be taken and WILL PAY the $100 PPV price to see it happen. Maidana will get $15M, Floyd will get $100M and KICK Maidana’s @$$ easily.

Posted May 5, 2014 4:43 pm 


rjack58

Jake,

I thought the ANALOGY was close, both men P4P Kings, both fought their previous fight at a higher weight, both struggled in their next bout, and finally Roy fell HARD in the Tarver rematch where Tarver had felt he won the first fight (whether he won or not). These same circumstances hold true for Maidana.

Posted May 5, 2014 4:39 pm 


Prof Konje

Bring back weigh-ins on the night of the fight.

Posted May 5, 2014 4:39 pm 


Jake Lead Rights

RJ…gotta disagree with you on this one….the big difference in the RJJ vs AT fight was that AT was tagging RJJ at will but wasnt capitalizing when he would hit him. and wasnt finishing the rounds. He was too respectful of RJJ craftiness. He clearly lost the fight but i admit the second time around he didnt let up. AT also doesnt fight like Maidana, his boxing skills are far superior from Maidanas. I always thought RJJ was good but his skill was his speed matched with power. But when his speed went away he didnt know how to Box….Floyd Knows how to Box his speed has helped him become a better boxer. Not much speed in his fights…..never has floyd dangled his right hand on the canvas as RJJ used to do then whop you with….that was pure speed. No Boxing. Almost a good analogy but not a parity

Posted May 5, 2014 4:36 pm 


rjack58

TJ,

You’re CORRECT!! The fighter that was ORIGINALLY thought to be a WALKOVER fighter for Mayweather is NOW the fighter that will EARN Mayweather $100M in the RING in September. Everybody will PAY to SEE Mayweather lose in September, that’s when Mayweather will be laughing all the way to the BANK. Mayweather will pretend he doesn’t want to REMATCH Maidana so that everybody will think he’s SCARED and that will build the fight up even more. All of the Latino’s will SUPPORT ‘El Chino’ to BEAT Mayweather.
Mexico and Argentina are GREAT RIVALS in soccer, but when it comes to Mayweather they’re UNITED!

Posted May 5, 2014 4:08 pm 


Jb221

Dela Hoya should have beat Trinidad but he decided to rest that’s why he lost mayweather doesn’t rest at the end of the fight that’s why he won

Posted May 5, 2014 3:46 pm 


TJ

Correction) the rest were glancing blows…

Posted May 5, 2014 3:26 pm 


TJ

B) Mayweather was dancing after the end of round 2. He had nothing to fear! Check the tape.

Posted May 5, 2014 3:25 pm 


TJ

PAULY, TOTALLY AGREE with you and posted the same thing as soon as the fight finished. “controversy sells!”
A) Glovegate = extra PPV buys
B) Mayweather was dancing at the bell for rnd 2… He knew he had measure of Maidana and he socked him with some vicious shots in rnd 3… Review the tapes, but he remembered Khan is on Ramadan and won’t be available for September, so he purposely retreated to the ropes, review the tape in several phases to allow Maidana to look competitive; he only got caught flush a few times, the regs were balancing blows.
C) Because the decision was close, perhaps closer than Floyd planned – we now have Showtime interested in a money-spinning rematch. It was very interesting that the interviewer’s first words to him was, “Rematch?” The seeds have been sown in everyone’s mind.
Remember, TV is the ultimate medium of communication, exploitation and propaganda and he who controls this controls the majority.
Rematch is now on everyone’s lips and now Floyd is really happy, his accountant is happier, Schaefer is rolling around like a pig in muck, the Showtime executives just struck the lottery, Marcos Maidana and Robert Garcia are slapping each other’s backs and Mayweather is laughing because he has just lined up opponents 47 and 48 in his bid to get to 49-0!!!

Whether you like him, hate him as a boxer/ fighter or human being Floyd has just proven he is a master promoter and yes, just like the TP Barnum character who announced him to the ring,
He is the Greatest Showman on Earth!

He has just made a million dollar fight into a 50 million or even an 100 million dollar fight and more people than ever will tune in for the September rematch. I wouldn’t be surprised if it tops 1.5m PPV and that’s being conservative.

Khan is getting the #polish treatment and by next May people will be thinking he has the #remedy and once again PPV sales will be through the roof, as they will for his 49th attempt at equal the long-standing record of The Rock.

I know from the very mouth of Roger Mayweather that Floyd is not the Greatest fighter whomever lived, he will tell you it is Sugar Ray Robinson, without skipping a beat, but I would say Floyd is fast becoming the greatest (boxing) promoter, bar none!

Posted May 5, 2014 3:24 pm 


Booty traps

Bobbi likes ass, hairy ass.

Posted May 5, 2014 3:20 pm 


Bobbi

Boxtra your runner got caught and regardless how blind the judges are and regardless how much the ref allowed that chump to arm lock all night— the bottom line is that boxing got to enjoy a true ass kicking

Posted May 5, 2014 3:17 pm 


Bobbi

Maidana whipped that ass. aND that’s a fact..

Posted May 5, 2014 3:14 pm 


Boxtradamus

Mike Tyson-The KO is irrelevant. Thats why I tell people to never bet on the KO or decision. Thats STUPIDITY. Always bet on the WINNER.

Posted May 5, 2014 2:58 pm 


Boxtradamus

The bottom line is that Floyd found a way to WIN and thats what its all about. Being 17 pounds heavier and Fighting dirty is lesser than SKILLS. Even though Maidana was more SKILLED than ever he still fell short. GREAT effort though.

Posted May 5, 2014 2:40 pm 


Mike Tyson

The truth is Floyd had no choice he had to exchange and use his speed and experience punching. He tried boxing but maidana jab right back and even counter back a body stot and two clubbing over the top punches back. He got on everytime he tried and flow Floyd back into the ropes.

If Floyd tried to slip chino he would not see the combo pinches and would be close and sideway he could have been ko’ed. So he not dumb it’s better to face the coming punches and scrub them off.
His shoulder roll was of no use to cross punches ( got that manny) or over the top punches as I said Floyd is open to them.

Floyd can’t handle slugger or slugger/ boxer. Or rather it’s a even ball field fighting them vs slow boxers canelo one that can’t fight onside so he can slip away with put getting hit and can beat them boxing from the outside as most boxer don’t want to come inside, Oscar, hatten, maidana, are slugger or slugger /boxers.

Posted May 5, 2014 2:20 pm 


Mike Tyson

Where the ko. Or terrible beating from broner boxtra? LOL
Boxtra iam 5 win and 1 lost now, called both to a tee, khan get stronger impress.
And Floyd get the hardest fight from hatten both are natural slugger

Posted May 5, 2014 2:10 pm 


CurlyQ.Howard

“Who you kidding..Floyd played you all by taking it easy on maidana so he can get another easy paycheck for next fight.. sheesh, this is business, and thats what he said he wants out of boxing..Floyd made it competative to rake in the cash for the rematch” I have to say that I was thinking this myself.

Posted May 5, 2014 2:08 pm 


Pauly

Who you kidding..Floyd played you all by taking it easy on maidana so he can get another easy paycheck for next fight.. sheesh, this is business, and thats what he said he wants out of boxing..Floyd made it competative to rake in the cash for the rematch

Posted May 5, 2014 1:26 pm 


Boxtradamus

CORRECTION. …I expected Floyd to beat his 11th CHAMP in his last 13 Fights and I was CORRECT yet again.

Posted May 5, 2014 12:54 pm 


Boxtradamus

I expected to beat his 11th CHAMP in his last 13 Fights and I was CORRECT.

Posted May 5, 2014 12:53 pm 



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