Like Mayweather. Dislike Mayweather. But disagree with this boxer's basic stance on blood testing in sports? Obviously you have something to hide.
I'm now convinced, more than ever, that Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather must enter the ring together sometime this fall. It just has to happen.
Fiercely competitive and tenacious, Manny Pacquiao is widely considered as the best boxer in the world, having won seven different weight classes.
While some commentators have accused Mayweather of groping for an excuse to excuse himself from a fight with Pacquiao, it is a fact that elite boxers have been going into the medicine cabinet.
Boxing promoter Bob Arum says the big fight in March between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather is off. Then again, boxing promoters say lots of things.
From a medical or scientific perspective, Floyd Mayweather is supported in his conclusion that to adequately test for banned substances, blood must be drawn randomly.
As we say good bye to the decade with a zero in front of every single year (fitting don't you think?), I offer up three examples of where I think we seem to be entering the "teens". The good, the bad and the ugly.
ESPN's senior boxing writer, Dan Rafael, reported that on the eve of signing the contract for boxing's biggest mega-fight in decades, Manny Pacquiao (...
With the upcoming bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. boxing has a shot to become relevant again. All that's missing now is a location.
It used to be future fighters fought their way out of the ghetto because the athletic kids really had few other options. Now they do.
The fans fortunate enough to be on hand at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas last Saturday night bore witness to boxing's best absolutely dismantling an over-matched Miguel Cotto.
Before all the talk begins to fade about what happened on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Hotel, let's reflect on a historic fight and two men that gave us our money's worth.
If boxing was down, it got off the canvas this weekend. On Saturday night, Manny Pacquiao's performance was absolutely jaw dropping, a fistic work of art.
On the undercard Yuri Foreman won the WBA Super welterweight championship. He's studying to become a rabbi. A boxing rabbi. Is that kosher?
Did Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao make Web history?
There's more to Filipinos than a man who can throw punches in a ring, of course, but Manny Pacquaio's success, in ways big and small, has unified and validated a sizable minority group from a country that, with 92 million people, is the 12th most populous in the world, just one spot under Mexico.