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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Rope-A-Dope’ Should Not Be Glorified, Says Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Junior is already a legend in his own mind, and now he wants the world to know that he’s even better than Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, the outspoken pugilist said that “no one can ever brainwash me to make me believe that Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad …

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Manny Pacquiao Vs. Floyd Mayweather: Will $250 Million Be Enough To Make This Fight Happen?

The terms have been set, Manny Pacquiao’s fans are all riled up, and the budget has been finalized, but the boxing deal won’t be complete without Floyd Mayweather’s signature. The match is set to be worth $250 million, making it the most expensive bout in boxing history. A report from The Sunday Telegraph said that Pacquiao has completed his contractual …

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Muhammad Ali: Is Boxing Linked To His Parkinson’s?

Most people just assume that Muhammad Ali, the self-proclaimed “Greatest of all Time,” suffers from Parkinson’s Disease because of his years taking head shots in the boxing ring. However, Ali’s personal physician, Dr. Abraham Lieberman, said during an interview with BBC Radio Five Live’s Sportsweek programme, that there is no way to know for sure why Ali got Parkinson’s Disease …

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Muhammad Ali Is Alive And Well 40 Years After The ‘Rumble In The Jungle’

October 30 marks the 40th anniversary of his iconic boxing fight with George Foreman, and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is alive and well. Despite suffering from a debilitating disease such as Parkinson’s, Ali is reportedly feeling well overall and his spirit remains strong. Ali’s daughter Hana Ali said that Parkinson’s disease has affected her father’s ability to speak and walk, …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Earned $105 Million For 72 Minutes Of Work In 2014

Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been receiving multi-million dollar checks for over 10 years. On Wednesday, Forbes reported that he made $105 million for 72 minutes in the boxing ring, which makes him the highest paying athlete of 2014. It is the second time Mayweather had the top spot in three years. This goes to show that his nickname, …

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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a former middleweight boxer best known for having been wrongfully convicted for a shooting murder, passed away at his Toronto home Sunday morning. He was 76. Carter had spent almost 20 years in prison after being convicted of a triple homicide that occurred at the Lafayette Bar and Grill in Paterson, New Jersey in 1966. The conviction …

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Dionisia Pacquiao Gains Fame Through Ringside Antics

The boxing world was quite alive this weekend as the highly anticipated rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley took place Saturday night in a packed MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. And, as many people had predicted following Pacquiao’s earlier contested loss to Bradley, the Filipino Congressman emerged victorious, defeating Bradley unanimously after 12 hard-fought rounds. Prior to …

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Manny Pacquiao’s Next Fight: Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. Finally Man Up?

At a press conference following Manny Pacquiao’s latest victory, Pacquiao’s agent Bob Arum said that he has an idea on how to get a Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fight that will satisfy both their fans. “The only people that can make Floyd Mayweather fight Manny is the public, if they boycott the nonsense on May 3,” Arum yelled. The “nonsense” …

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Manny Pacquiáo: Can’t Reclaim Lost Shine?

There’s a saying: “You can never go home again.” While some choose to interpret this timeless quote literally, there is a figurative meaning as well. There are times and places in our lives to which we can never return to no matter how hard we’re gripped by nostalgia. Though boxer Manny Pacquiáo was successful in avenging his previous loss to …

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Wladimir Klitschko Preparing For April 26th

Later this month in Oberhausen, Germany, Wladimir Klitschko will be defending his title against Alex Leapai. Klitschko was in Austria to talk about his upcoming fight and opponent. Many view the Samoan-Australian as the underdog, including Klitschko, and it’s understandable. While Klitschko is the reigning WBA (super), IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring world champion, Leapai doesn’t have many titles …

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Manny Pacquiao Vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fight Could Yield $50M For Each Fighter

The long-desired super fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. may not be in the works yet, but if both fighters keep winning in their respective next fights, each could command a guaranteed $50 million when they finally meet glove-to-glove. Bob Arum, the CEO for Top Rank Promotions, previously stated his belief that Pacquiao will eventually fight Mayweather “in …

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Floyd Mayweather’s Attempted Murder And Kidnapping Arrest Is A Fake Report

News of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s arrest on May 13 has begun making rounds on the Internet, and it’s all thanks to a satirical news site called Huzlers.com. According to a “Breaking News” item posted by Huzlers on May 14, the reigning Pound-for-Pound king in boxing was allegedly charged with attempted murder and kidnapping and was taken away by authorities from …

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