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    For boxing fans, all things boxing will be discussed here. Let's keep it clean, obey the mods' instructions, and protect yourselves at all time.



    Upcoming Fights

    Friday, June 24 -- at Temecula, CA (ESPN2)
    John Molina vs. Robert Frankel
    Mike Dallas Jr. vs. Mauricio Herrera

    Saturday, June 25 -- at St. Louis, MO (HBO)
    Devon Alexander vs. Lucas Matthysse
    IBF light middleweight title: Cornelius Bundrage vs. Sechew Powell
    IBF light heavyweight title: Tavoris Cloud vs. Yusaf Mack
    WBA cruiserweight title: Guillermo Jones vs. Ryan Coyne
    Bermane Stiverne vs. Ray Austin

    Friday, July 1 -- at San Antonio, TX (ESPN2)
    Mark Jason Melligen vs. Roberto Garcia

    Saturday, July 2 -- at Hamburg, Germany (HBO)
    WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight title: Wladimir Klitschko vs. David Haye
    Ola Afolabi vs. Terry Dunstan

    Friday, July 8 -- at Phoenix, AZ (ESPN2)
    Jesus Gonzales vs. Henry Buchanan

    Saturday, July 9 -- at Atlantic City, NJ (HBO)
    Paul Williams vs. Erislandy Lara
    WBA super bantamweight title: Akifumi Shimoda vs. Rico Ramos

    Saturday, July 9 -- at Carson, CA (Showtime)
    WBA lightweight title: Brandon Rios vs. Urbano Antillon
    Kermit Cintron vs. Carlos Molina
    Matt Korobov vs. TBA

    Friday, July 15 -- at Las Vegas, NV (Showtime)
    Diego Magdaleno vs. TBA
    Jesse Magdaleno vs. TBA

    Friday, July 15 -- at New York, NY (ESPN2)
    Pawel Wolak vs. Delvin Rodriguez
    Raymond Serrano vs. TBA

    Wednesday, July 20 -- at Sydney, Australia
    Danny Green vs. Antonio Tarver

    Saturday, July 23 -- at Las Vegas, NV (HBO)
    WBA/IBF light welterweight titles: Amir Khan vs. Zab Judah *POLL*
    Victor Cayo vs. Lamont Peterson

    Saturday, July 23 -- at London, United Kingdom
    Dereck Chisora vs. Tyson Fury

    Friday, July 29 -- at Las Vegas, NV (ESPN2)
    Joel Casamayor vs. Jorge Luis Teron
    Juan Diaz vs. David Torres

    Saturday, July 30 -- at TBA, CA (HBO-PPV)
    Erik Morales vs. TBA

    Saturday, August 13 -- at TBA, USA (Showtime)
    IBF bantamweight title: Joseph Agbeko vs. Abner Mares

    Saturday, Sept. 10 -- at Wroclaw, Poland
    WBC heavyweight title: Vitali Klitschko vs. Tomasz Adamek

    Saturday, Sept. 17 -- at TBA, NJ
    WBC welterweight title: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Victor Ortiz
    WBA light middleweight title: Miguel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito

    Saturday, October 1 -- at TBA (HBO-PPV)
    Sergio Martinez vs. TBA

    Saturday, November 12 -- at Las Vegas, NV (PPV)
    WBO welterweight title: Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez
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    HELL YEAH! Here we go!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DevilDoc View Post
    HELL YEAH! Here we go!
    x2. Thanks, Jag.

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    Cool! Thanks Jag! You read my mind, I was about to suggest putting up schedules of fights on the first post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaguar View Post
    Tua was one dimensional power puncher more than a decade ago, cant imagine in what condition he is now. Moreover, why are these guys still around (Tua, Maskaev, Rahman ) and WHY IN THE HELL RUIZ IS GETTING ANOTHER TITLE SHOT? I do not like David Haye's trash talking but I really hope he will finally take Ruiz out of the picture. Something in the lines of what Tua did vs Ruiz way back. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FZ4ZlT63xU


    Haye was calling out K brothers for a while and will probably fight one of them next year. Here is his latest interview about possible opponents. http://www.ringtv.com/video/david_ha...ia_roundtable/

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    Pacquiao/Mayweather Fight Picking Up Steam

    Pacquiao's PPV Numbers Add to Megafight Momentum


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    LAS VEGAS (AP) -Manny Pacquiao proved he can be a box office hit. Now it's up to Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. to see what they can do together.

    Pacquiao's big win over Miguel Cotto on Saturday was the biggest boxing show of the year, selling 1.25 million pay-per-view buys to best the 1.05 million sold by Mayweather for his fight with Juan Manuel Marquez in September. The television gross was $70 million, meaning both fighters will pocket millions of dollars more than their guaranteed purses.

    The strong numbers not only point to a resurgence in interest in boxing, but add to the momentum for a possible fight next year between Pacquiao and Mayweather that could be the richest ever in the sport.

    "They have to deliver," HBO Sports president Ross Greenburg told The Associated Press. "The American public wants that fight."

    Promoters for both fighters have already said they plan to begin negotiations soon for the bout, which would likely take place in early May. Las Vegas casinos have the inside track on landing the megafight, though there has also been talk of holding it at the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium, or even at Yankee Stadium.

    One thing is certain: There is too much money at stake for either fighter to not make the fight happen.

    "The two best pound-for-pound fighters in the world in the same weight class in the prime of their careers," Greenburg said. "It just doesn't get any better than that."

    Promoter Bob Arum agreed.

    "The way I look at it now, boxing is really on a roll," Arum said. "We would be idiots now to slow the momentum and the only way we can keep the momentum is to make this fight."

    Arum, who represents Pacquiao, is expected to begin talks as early as next week with Richard Schaefer, who heads Golden Boy Promotions and will represent Mayweather in the negotiations. Though each fighter believes he should get a bigger percentage of the purse, the total revenues will be so high - that a 50-50 split may not be all that difficult to achieve.

    Arum said Pacquiao will end up making some $22 million for his 12th round stoppage of Cotto, while Cotto will end up with around $12 million. That is far higher than either fighter was guaranteed because, as is the case with most big fights, they worked for a percentage of the total sales.

    The Pacquiao-Cotto fight also did well at the live box office, with 15,470 tickets sold for a gate of $8.84 million at the MGM Grand hotel.

    The potential of a Pacquiao-Mayweather fight is so big that Arum said casino magnate Steve Wynn had already spoken to him about constructing a 30,000-seat outdoor arena on what is now a vacant lot across from his two resorts to host the bout, with other casinos joining in as partners. Outdoor arenas were a staple of the big fights in Las Vegas in the 1980s, beginning with the Muhammad Ali-Larry Holmes fight at Caesars Palace.

    "A lot of people are interested," Arum said. "The problem with having it in the East, though, is that the taxes are so big that the fighters would have to give up millions in extra taxes."

    Greenburg said the numbers for Pacquiao-Cotto gave HBO its first back-to-back pay-per-view fights that sold more than 1 million homes since 1999, when Lennox Lewis-Evander Holyfield and Oscar De La Hoya-Felix Trinidad did the same thing. The biggest pay-per-view ever was the 2007 fight with De La Hoya and Mayweather that got 2.4 million buys.

    Greenburg credited the recent strong sales to a new willingness by promoters to match their best fighters, and to the new - and younger - fans drawn to the sport by the success of the network's "24/7" reality shows in the weeks before the fights.

    There would be no lack of material for a Pacquiao-Mayweather show, which would match a Filipino hero with a colorful cast surrounding him against a fighter with a dysfunctional family who has played the role of villain in his biggest fights.

    "There's just so much drama and subplots for this", said Greenburg.


    Fortunately, there is just too much money to be made with this fight for either side to try to prevent it from happening.

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    Pacquiao/Mayweather, A Slightly Different Take

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Manny Pacquiao.

    A fight too big not to happen.

    Bob Arum of Pacquiao promoter Top Rank said Thursday he's ready to negotiate a showdown between the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, even suggesting potential locations and acknowledging that his Filipino star is willing to fight at 147 pounds.

    Arum is waiting to hear from Golden Boy Promotions chief Richard Schaefer, who is acting as an intermediary between Top Rank and Mayweather Promotions, two companies with an acrimonious relationship. Schaefer has assisted Mayweather's team on his most recent fights.

    "I have to have discussions with our side, and when the time is right, I will be talking to Bob," Schaefer told The Associated Press. "That will probably take place face to face, and I intend that to happen very shortly."

    Mayweather's adviser, Leonard Ellerbe, left no doubt that Mayweather is ready to get in the ring with the man who many believe replaced him atop the pound-for-pound list.

    "Floyd has made it perfectly clear to Team Mayweather and the rest of the world that he wants to give the fans what they want, and that's Mayweather versus Pacquiao," Ellerbe said.

    It would be the biggest event in the sport since the days of Sugar Ray Leonard and Tommy Hearns, when marquee fights were held under the stars in the outdoor arena at Caesars Palace.

    Pacquiao returned home to the Philippines on Friday and received a hero's welcome on the streets of Manila. He stepped from the plane, still nursing an injured right ear from his recent bout, and said he saw no problem facing Mayweather in the next megafight.

    "I am willing to fight Mayweather as long as there's an agreement," the 30-year-old Pacquiao said. "But we don't want to force him to fight me. He should be the one to challenge me because it was clear I had more pay-per-view than him."

    Perhaps it's fitting that Las Vegas officials and casino magnate Steve Wynn have already contacted Arum about staging Pacquiao-Mayweather on the Strip. One possibility would be to build a temporary, 30,000-seat outdoor arena on a vacant lot at the old Frontier, where there would be room for corporate hospitality tents and a Super Bowl-like atmosphere.

    Another possibility is the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium. Team owner Jerry Jones has expressed interest in holding major events at his $1.2 billion palace.

    Yankees chief operating officer Lonn Trost has said he'd like to see a fight at the new Yankee Stadium, across the street from the building where many of the sports' greatest battles were waged. The problem is that New York would tax a significant percentage of the revenue, especially for a fight that could generate up to $80 million in purses.

    The notion that so many venues are vying for a fight that has yet to be made demonstrates how much attention the sport is receiving. Mayweather is coming off a victory over Juan Manuel Marquez that sold more than 1 million pay-per-views, and Pacquiao's stoppage of welterweight champion Miguel Cotto on Saturday night is expected to surpass 1.2 million.

    "It's not so much that I give a damn whether this fight happens — I don't — and for me it's not the greatest experience doing a promotion with Floyd Mayweather," Arum said. "But not to do this fight would slow down the momentum of boxing."

    Mainstream sponsors like Pepsi and Subway have shown interest in Pacquiao-Mayweather, one more sign the sport is returning to the popularity level it enjoyed in the early 1980s.

    Pacquiao recently made the cover of Time magazine in Asia and is easily the most widely recognized figure in the Philippines, while Mayweather has a magnetic personality that has been showcased everywhere from the WWE to commercials with Bill Kurtis for AT&T.

    One of the two has won Ring Magazine's Fighter of the Year the past three years.

    "It has to happen. The stars are aligned and both fighters want it," said HBO Sports president Ross Greenburg. "If it doesn't, it would be devastating to the sport."

    Mayweather issued a statement Monday in which he said, "If Manny Pacquiao wants to fight me, all he has to do is step up to the plate and say it himself."

    "The world is much more intrigued by the thought of someone fighting me who can beat me," Mayweather added. "Manny Pacquiao's people have done a good job of creating an image of him to be this unbelievable fighter and now the so-called guy to beat me."

    Already, the bluster has begun.

    Arum promised that "my guy will make (Mayweather) fight, and once he fights, my guy will knock him out," while Ellerbe made it perfectly clear how he sees the fight shaking out.

    "At the end of the day, we already know that Floyd is the best fighter in all of boxing, and if we're able to make a deal, he'll just be proving it to the world," Ellerbe said. "Nothing has changed. Pacquiao will be no different."

    For now, Pacquiao said he just wants a vacation with his family.

    "I want to relax and my ear injury to heal," he said, adding he will soon fly to his southern home province.

    From there, Pacquiao said he would file his nomination for a congressional seat in next year's elections. It will be Pacquiao's second jab at politics after his 2007 campaign fell short.


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    First on the list is Ward / Kessler and I'm gonna go with Ward. No need to talk skills or strategy because the fight is in Ward's hometown. If it goes to decision then Ward gets it and I don't think Kessler will stop him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomBSupraT View Post
    First on the list is Ward / Kessler and I'm gonna go with Ward. No need to talk skills or strategy because the fight is in Ward's hometown. If it goes to decision then Ward gets it and I don't think Kessler will stop him.
    You called it. It was Ward in a landslide. I am not that familiar with both fighters other than Ward being an Olympic Champion and Kessler being very strong. From what I have seen of the other Super 6 fighters, including Froch and Abraham, it seems as if Ward will very competitive in the tournament with the apparent boxing skills to give anybody trouble. I don't like the way he drops his hands, but he was pretty dominant against Kessler

    Do you think Kessler took Ward too lightly and thought he would walk through Ward?

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    After watching the HBO replay of Pacquiao/Cotto, I'm more convinced than ever that Pac will chop down Money Mayweather.

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    Well, after watching the replay, damn! This time I was sober enough to realize that Pac has a fucking granite chin. He took Cotto's Hardest punches and didn't even budge. I mean the guy ATE those punches. They say Pac slowed down because of his weight but Pac really did go toe to toe against Cotto. He was as fast as the first round! Hand speed was still there, foot speed and power.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KenHenderson View Post
    You called it. It was Ward in a landslide. I am not that familiar with both fighters other than Ward being an Olympic Champion and Kessler being very strong. From what I have seen of the other Super 6 fighters, including Froch and Abraham, it seems as if Ward will very competitive in the tournament with the apparent boxing skills to give anybody trouble. I don't like the way he drops his hands, but he was pretty dominant against Kessler

    Do you think Kessler took Ward too lightly and thought he would walk through Ward?

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    I think that could be a part of it. Ward had a big ? coming into this and maybe surprised Kessler. I'd like to think in this day and age no one takes someone else lightly as I think Dirrell showed that against Froch. Now the big question is what's going on with Taylor. I heard he may withdraw but I don't think it's been confirmed.
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    Does anyone else think the PFP that RING magazine list is a bunch of BS.

    This week they move Ward from 9 to 1 in the SM, he beat the former # 1 Kessler. How is that justified? Beat the #1 and automatically become #1? And what is more moronic is they list Dawson over Hopkins on the light heavyweight rankings, yet Hopkins is 4th on their PFP list, and Dawson is 9. Dawson is Undefended, yet Cotto is still listed above him after he was beaten like a red headed stepchild in his last match. Just bunch of BS IMO, a popularity contest.

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnNaz...layer_embedded

    Pacquiao vs Mayweather will be held in May probably the first week.

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    Joan Guzman vs Ali Funeka was a decent fight. Except for the part were Funaka got ROBBED. Majority Draw my ASS.

    Bute vs Andrade coming up next.

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    Missed the first fight, but I was surprised Bute took out Andrade as easily as he did....knocked him out with a body shot no less. Even though Bute was doing well up to that point, I actually thought Andrade was hitting him with better punches than he did in the first fight and seemed to be catching Bute on the ropes earlier in this fight than the first time around.

    I'd like to see Bute fight some of the other studs in his weight class....and maybe outside of Canada for once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomBSupraT View Post
    Joan Guzman vs Ali Funeka was a decent fight. Except for the part were Funaka got ROBBED. Majority Draw my ASS.
    This. I almost choked on my food when I heard that.

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    LOL Damn Canada is the new Texas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomBSupraT View Post
    Joan Guzman vs Ali Funeka was a decent fight. Except for the part were Funaka got ROBBED. Majority Draw my ASS.
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    This. I almost choked on my food when I heard that.
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    LOL Damn Canada is the new Texas.
    Saw the replay of the Guzman/Funeka fight earlier tonight. Truly, Funeka was robbed big time. After the 21-second count in the first Bute/Andrade fight, I think sanctioning bodies need to seriously think about staging fights with inexperienced referees and judges from the Big Up North. These kinds of decisions are always bad for boxing.

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    Pacquiao and Roach setting their sights @ Yuri Foreman who is the WBA light middleweight Champion. If Pacquiao is successful against Foreman, Pacquiao will set a new Boxing record of 8 division 8 world titles. Yuri Foreman has a record of
    28-0 with 8 KO's. he is currently ranked #2 in the light middleweight division.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DevilDoc View Post
    Pacquiao and Roach setting their sights @ Yuri Foreman who is the WBA light middleweight Champion. If Pacquiao is successful against Foreman, Pacquiao will set a new Boxing record of 8 division 8 world titles. Yuri Foreman has a record of 28-0 with 8 KO's. he is currently ranked #2 in the light middleweight division.
    That would be crazy! Pacman is a warrior no doubt. Get that money Manny, and the legacy.

    And the news from Floyd?


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    Interesting article.

    Dear Promoters

    By Chris Acosta - I’m as excited as anyone about Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao settling the pound for pound score early next year. It’s not only serious match of the finest pugilistic skills of this (and possibly any) era, but more importantly, it lifts boxing above sporting headlines and into mainstream awareness. Such a fiscal monster is this event that it is being wooed by cities across the United States hoping to conciliate their economic vagaries. Let’s face it: this is as big as it gets.

    My thoughts, however; are not so much on the fight itself as they are on the moments after the final bell when we will inevitably ask: “What’s next?” It’s a question that we humans love to embrace, a narcissistic slight to futures without promise.. Whoever wins the bout will have etched a place among the boxing immortals and the loser left to lick the terrible wounds of what could have been. Regardless of the outcome, boxing will continue on in the days and weeks to follow: more anticipation, disappointment, triumph and all the variables that keep us coming back time and time again. But how many returnees will be newly recruited from the mainstream masses? How many of those drawn in by the hype of the “Money”- “Pacman” clash, are going to accept boxing as part of their regular viewing diet?

    There was once a time when boxers used the amateur program as a platform for professional success. Not only were amateur fighters afforded the experience of competing abroad and being exposed to various styles in the ring, if they were lucky enough to find their way onto the Olympic team, they were instantly sought after by promotional companies and made recognizable to the public. Before they even threw the first punch for pay, we knew who they were and what their stories were and we followed them along the way. We saw their development and crossed our fingers for them. We witnessed their successes and failures. And we saw them take opponents without their privilege, with them into stardom.

    But as we all know, the amateur boxing program gradually devolved into a political farce. We couldn’t identify with faces concealed in oversized headgear and it was awfully hard to get pumped up about an Olympic bout that aired at 2:47 A.M. Suddenly, boxing was devoid of the stars that symbolized pre-1984. Let’s face it #2: people want a story. We need to feel compelled by athletes in order to fully embrace them. It’s simply not enough nowadays to function solely on substance: consider that Shane Mosley- a dynamic boxer if there ever was one- never became the star he seemed destined to be after twice defeating Olympic darling Oscar De La Hoya. It’s not fair but we know that life just isn’t that.

    So without a dependable amateur program, where can boxing display its finest practitioners to its largest audience? Duh…the undercards of its Pay-Per-View events.

    The problem (and there’s always one, isn’t there?) is that there aren’t any promoters who have fully taken advantage of this outlet which quite frankly, is as staggering as the minutes following the third shot of Tequila. While waiting for the Pacquiao- Miguel Cotto main feature, we were force-fed Yuri Foreman dancing around a badly faded Daniel Santos and Julio Ceasar Chavez Jr. going through the motions against another overmatched opponent from the mid-west. Yuri Foreman? Chavez Jr.? What gives? What foul demon possessed promoter Bob Arum to pick an unexciting boxer and a glorified, untested one, on an occasion of this magnitude? Arum isn’t known for his ability to accept criticism and this was evidenced by his refusal to answer a fan’s question about said undercard while appearing as a guest on a radio boxing program. I believe that went so far as to hang up on the dude. He should have been tied to a chair and had a Bluetooth device shoved into each ear so that he had to answer the question because it warranted one.

    To be impartial, I have nothing against either Foreman (who became Israel’s second boxer to ever win a championship) or Chavez who is fighting a most difficult opponent: filling his legendary Father’s shoes. But neither has a particularly exceptional following or style to command our hard earned (some days, at least) dollar. And what’s even more unsettling to this stomach is that I can see it happening again on a day when a record audience is expected.

    I’ve given this quandary a lot of thought and even devised unrealistic plans: contacting Arum while disguised as a terminally ill child and asking that my final wish be a great undercard or slipping hallucinogenic drugs into his martini and then visiting him later on as the ghost of Pugilistic present. It’s enough to drive a devoted fan like myself, insane. I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of hearing the media spout off about boxing’s decline and MMA fans following suit. What hurts the most is that there is some truth to their assertions. Boxing rarely gives the fans what we want. We complain but put up with it and then find ourselves writing crappy articles about it to whoever is willing to read them.

    But it’s not just Arum or Don King. I expected that Golden Boy Productions would upset the trend but they’ve been guilty of the same type of entertainment misallocation. De La Hoya, Bernard Hopkins and Shane Mosley may know fighting and may even be genuinely interested in the fans but they aren’t running the show. Richard Shaefer is the CEO and the Captain of the seven-figure currencies. He’s a businessman, plain and simple and around and around we go.

    Wouldn’t it be something is the two main combatants in this saga, Mayweather and Pacquiao, refused to sign for the fight unless the lead- in bouts featured guaranteed draws?

    Initially, there might be some concern that they could be outshined but after careful consideration, both parties might discover that more big names added to the card means more money and everyone wins. Arum has been building for a Juan Manuel Lopez- Yuriorkis Gamboa fight and this card would net them more attention than any other HBO or Showtime main event could ever hope to achieve. Lopez is a popular Puerto Rican and Gamboa a Cuban with a steadily growing following. And their styles are more offensive than Chris Arreola’s mouth which makes the idea even more tantalizing.

    There are potential stars out there that the average sports fan does not know about and assumes do not exist. Aside from the winner of the main event, it’d be likely that a few more fighters might come out of the night much more popular than before and one day, capable of headlining their own PPV cards. Did you read that promoters?

    I know, I know; it’s wishful thinking at its most desperate. I’ve been guilty of being too optimistic from the time I asked out the head cheerleader in 7th grade. But as boxing fans, we have to demand that the product matches the price. Our sport has some serious momentum right now with this impending blockbuster, Showtime’s Super Six Boxing Classic, the Cuban invasion regularly featured on ESPN and assorted bouts like Shane Mosley-Andre Berto, Israel Vasquez, Rafael Marquez 4 (forgot the corresponding Roman numeral, sorry), Timothy Bradley-Lamont Peterson and others. These are promising times and the only thing better would be for that promise to be reached. I’ll cross my fingers, pray to multiple Gods, eat rabbit’s feet and whatever else it takes to make something, anything remotely close to what I wish, happen. Anyone with me?

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    What can you guys tell me about Sergio Martinez, the guy fighting Paul Williams? I do not know much about him, except that other fighters seem to avoid him in much the same fashion as they avoid Paul Williams. Any solid info? TIA,

    Ken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaguar View Post
    Interesting article.
    Damn good article, Jag. I agree with it wholeheartedly. Thanks for posting.

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