Former WBO Junior Welterweight champion DeMarcus Corley recalls his fight with Floyd Mayweather.
Scoop: What is it that makes Floyd Mayweather so difficult to fight?
DeMarcus Corley: “He makes adjustments and adapts to any circumstance that you bring to the table. He’s well planned to make adjustments. And the gameplan when we fought him was to exchange. [...]
Stephen Espinoza, the Executive Vice President and General Manager of SHOWTIME Sports, says his network would be interested in securing the services of Floyd Mayweather, if the controversial American boxing champion were to sever ties with HBO.
“We’d definintely be interested,” stated Espinoza at the Miguel Cotto-Austin Trout press event on Monday afternoon in New York [...]
(This week Floyd Mayweather admitted to reporters in Las Vegas that he won’t fight Manny Pacquiao because of health concerns and again accused the Filippino of using PEDs without any evidence. This is the article I penned two months ago for BoxingInsider.com about Floyd admitting his fear and cowardice of Pacquiao.)
March 4th, 2012
By Scoop Malinowski
Now the pressure is really on Floyd Mayweather. Manny Pacquiao is willing to give most of the money to Floyd Mayweather – because he really wants the fight to finally get made. Pacquaio wants the fans of boxing to see the fight they have been waiting two years to see.
The drug testing issue has [...]
A distraught looking Floyd Mayweather gave a very interesting and insightful interview to fight hype.com this week that showed the American boxing champ is far from eager and excited to face Manny Pacquiao on May 5, 2012. Instead, Mayweather complained about the sport, said he doesn’t love boxing anymore and a couple of times in [...]
Jeff Mayweather claims Manny Pacquiao and his nephew Floyd Mayweather don’t need each other. This kind of sound bite statement is nothing but attempted damage control, with the intent to cover up the fact that his nephew doesn’t need to fight an opponent who will, in all probability, brutally knock him out.
Don’t be ridiculous Jeff. [...]
(Note: This article was originally published at BoxingInsider.com in 2010.)
The Mayweather ship is sinking fast. And there’s no hope really. It’s inevitable that Mayweather is going to hit the bottom and be humbled. “The humble shall be exalted and the exalted shall be humbled.”
Floyd’s in a no-win situation, really, outside of the money factor (and [...]
How does American boxing rebuild itself, from these dismal days of Floyd Mayweather running from $50 million and James Kirkland getting knocked out by a Japanese journeyman, to the golden days of Leonard, Hearns, Hagler, Tyson, Holmes, Holyfield? Fans and insiders offer their suggestions and inputs…
Earl Lee Riser: American boxing doesn’t need to rebuild. [...]
Status: WBC Lightweight champion. Record is 25-0 (21 KO’s).
Ht: 5-7 Wt: 135
DOB: July 29, 1989 In: Cincinnati, Ohio
Boxing Inspirations: “Well my number one is Floyd Mayweather. (Did you ever meet him?) I haven’t met him yet. I can’t wait. I’ll probably faint [smiles].”
First Boxing Memory: “Six-years-old. Boxing in the yard. I just love boxing. My dad [...]
It happens to most all of our boxing champions – the time comes when they are sacrificed, thrown to the lions. It’s the natural evolution of the ruthless world of boxing which is a jungle.
It happened to Sugar Ray Leonard against Terry Norris. It happened to Joe Louis against Rocky Marciano, Roberto Duran against William [...]
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