Marcos Maidana may not be Mexican but some of his most famous supporters are. And they offered their opinions on “Chino” in the build-up to “Mayhem.”
Fight fans from around the globe share their thoughts on the Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters fight and the red-hot featherweight division, Manny Pacquiao’s place among the all-time greats, Carl Froch’s next move, Artur Beterbiev and some interesting middleweight mythical matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri continued their 27,000-mile press tour with a stop in San Francisco, where both fighters appeared in an episode of Yahoo! Sports Talk Live and Pacquiao had a roundtable meeting at the San Francisco Chronicle. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Manny Pacquiao’s decision to accept a player-coach role with a Philippine Basketball Association expansion team has sparked curiosity and criticism in recent months, but his foray into pro hoops isn’t the first boxing-basketball crossover for a notable prize fighter.
Badou Jack was on his way to contender status prior to his shocking first-round stoppage to Dereck Edwards in February. The super middleweight looks to rebound against gatekeeper Jason Escalera on Saturday in Las Vegas, while living up to impossibly high expectations as a member of The Money Team.
Exciting lightweight warrior Michael Katsidis will return to the ring on Oct. 25 to continue his comeback against Tommy Coyle.