Badou Jack dominates Anthony Dirrell; Daniel Jacobs conquers Caleb Truax

jack1 In a huge upset of major proportions, Swedish transplant fighter Badou Jack (19-1-1, 12 KOs) dominated WBC super middleweight champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell (27-1-1, 22 KOs) in handing him his first loss of his pro career in winning a 12 round majority decision last night [Friday] to capture the World Boxing Council 168 pound title at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois. Continue reading

Klitschko battles Jennings tonight at MSG, New York

Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings Weigh-inWladimir Klitschko 241.6 vs. Bryant Jennings 226.8(IBF/WBO/WBA heavyweight championship)Sadam Ali 146.8 vs. Francisco Santana 146.4Photo credit: WILL HART
Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings Weigh-inWladimir Klitschko 241.6 vs. Bryant Jennings 226.8(IBF/WBO/WBA heavyweight championship)Sadam Ali 146.8 vs. Francisco Santana 146.4Photo credit: WILL HART
IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 53 KOs) will be defending his titles tonight against American Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs) on HBO from Madison Square Garden in New York. Wladimir says he wants to try and stop Jennings because he feels this is the best way to win a fight. Continue reading

Hearns: Mayweather has to be offensive against Pacquiao

floydFormer five division world champion Tommy Hearns believes that WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is going to need to need a perfect balance of offense and defense for him to come out on top in his fight against WBO 147 pound champ Manny Pacquiao next Saturday night, on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading

Mayock: Jets should take Mariota if he’s available with No.6 pick

If the New York Jets have the chance to pull the trigger on Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota in the upcoming draft this month with their No.6 pick in the 1st round then they definitely need to make that happens, says NFL Insider Mike Mayock. He sees Mariota as a talented player and definitely worth taking with the Jets No.6 pick if he’s available. That’s the big question. Continue reading

Jameis Winston compared to Jamarcus Russell by unnamed NFL personnel executive

An unnamed NFL personnel executive sees Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston as little more than another JaMarcus Russell, a player that was drafted in the 1st round in the 2007 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders and turned out to be a huge bust to the extreme. Continue reading

Pacquiao is going to get his backside whooped, says Mayweather Sr.

pac777Trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. refuses to admit that Manny Pacquiao has a chance of beating his son WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26 KOs) in their fight coming up next month. Continue reading

De La Hoya: Khan is losing valuable time in his career

Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions thinks that former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan is wasting valuable years of his career not being utilized to fight the big fights that he could and should be fighting at this point. At 28, instead of fighting the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao and Kell Brook, Khan is fighting Chris Algieri, Carlos Molina, Devon Alexander, Julio Diaz and Luis Collazo. Continue reading

Roger and Floyd Mayweather Sr. are overlooked as trainers due to politics, says Ellerbe

Freddie Roach, the trainer for Manny Pacquiao, has been given the trainer of the year award six times in the past 12 years in winning the award in 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2013. Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe believes that the Mayweathers, Floyd Sr. and Roger, both should have already received consideration as the trainer of the year due to their tremendous work with WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26 KOs). Continue reading

Ellerbe: I expect Floyd to knock Pacquiao out

Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe is predicting that WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26 KOs) will be taking the judges out of the game on May 2nd by him going out and scoring a knockout victory over Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading

Roach: If Mayweather doesn’t step up and match Pacquiao, we’re going to destroy him

The May 2nd mega-fight could go really bad for WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. unless he chooses to match WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao with his punch output. Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach thinks Mayweather will need to shoot for a KO in this fight for him to have a chance of getting the victory, because if he doesn’t he could find himself getting obliterated by the 36-year-old Pacquiao. Continue reading

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