Sam Watson, aide to adviser Al Haymon, believes a mega-bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is bound to happen on May 2 in Las Vegas.
Having done the figurative dance with Floyd Mayweather Jr. before, Manny Pacquiao says he’s willing to see the undefeated pound-for-pounder get the money he wants to make their fight a reality.
According to insiders, undefeated pound-for-pound superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants to meet Manny Pacquiao in the ring and supposedly, plans are already in play.
Wladimir Klitschko proved again that he is without peer in the heavyweight division by knocking out No. 1 contender Kubrat Pulev on Saturday. Klitschko is the most dominant heavyweight champ since Lennox Lewis, but does he rank among the all-time great big men?
After all the debates, speculation and social network bickering, will we see a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao bout at long last? Floyd Sr. thinks so.
Fans share their thoughts on Roc Nation’s future, Marcos Maidana’s chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jermain Taylor’s shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman, the Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Firat Arslan cruiserweight championship and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s edition of “Friday Night Fights,” notable underdog victories and much more.
After Floyd Mayweather’s grueling victory over Marcos Maidana on Saturday, the demand for a showdown against Manny Pacquiao rings loudly from two heavyweight legends.
Lennox Lewis used his Twitter account to call for Showtime, Floyd Mayweather Jr., HBO and Manny Pacquiao to get together and make the mega-fight happen. The former undisputed heavyweight champ compared the Mayweather-Pacquiao situation to his fight with Mike Tyson.
Nelson Mandela’s 2001 interview with HBO’s Larry Merchant will air on the network on Saturday.
Heavyweight hopeful Anthony Joshua has fought twice so far this year but Britain’s colossal 2012 Olympic champ is scheduled to fight three times in the next 30 days: on Thursday (Nov. 14), a co-feature to the Sky Sports Prizefighter tournament, under the undercard of the Nov. 23 Carl Froch-George Groves event, and a final bout of 2013 on Dec. 14.
The late Emanuel “Manny” Steward trained Thomas Hearns, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Mike McCallum among his seemingly endless list of current and former world champions.
Tommy Morrison had far more lows than highs during his boxing career and his life, which ended on Sept. 1 at age 44, but “The Duke” will remain a fan favorite because of the excitement he injected into the heavyweight division in the early-to-mid 1990s.
Former heavyweight titleholder Tommy Morrison passed away on Sunday at a Nebraska hospital, his former promoter and longtime friend Tony Holden told the Associated Press. Morrison, who tested posititve for HIV in 1995, was 44.
Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder may have to choose between serving as a sparring partner for David Haye or being ringside for a scouting report on the Seth Mitchell-Chris Arreola fight on Sept. 6.