There is nothing more exciting than sports, right? Wrong. There is actually a way how you can improve your spectator-experience. All you need to do is add a little spice to your cheering.
Floyd Mayweather Sr. thinks that his son Floyd Jr. will set up a fight against English boxer Amir Khan next rather than taking on the challenge of the World Boxing Association or the WBA and World Boxing Council or the WBC Light Welterweight Championship holder Danny Garcia.
The senior Floyd, however, believes neither of the two will stand a chance of defeating his son inside the ring and as a result, he is not particularly thrilled about him taking on any one of them. And the one fighter Floyd Sr. thinks will get the fans and he excited is if his son fought Manny Pacquiao.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his arch nemesis Manny Pacquiao have agreed to sit down and talk about a potential super match in the near future, if and when Floyd manages to overcome the challenge of Saul Alvarez, who is set to face this weekend at Las Vegas in Nevada for the World Boxing Council or the WBC Welterweight Championship.
Frank Warren, the acclaimed boxing promoter has confirmed to the English media that English boxing world champion Carl Froch has turned down the chance to take on Nathan Cleverly in a much hyped Fight of Britain after his massive win against Mikkel Kessler.
Not only that, Warren also revealed that it didn’t take the International Boxing Federation or the IBF and the World Boxing Association or the WBA Super Middleweight champion more than an hour to reject the offer as well.
Nathan Cleverly successfully defended his World Boxing Organization or the WBO Light Heavyweight Championship against Robert Krasniqi last night as he remains on course for a title unification match against the International Boxing Federation or the IBF Light Heavyweight Championship holder Bernard Hopkins in a lucrative fight.
The unbeaten Welshman stayed on course for that staggering payday as he brushed aside the Kosovo born German on points, winning 120 – 108, 120 – 108 and 119 – 109 at the fabled Wembley Arena in England.
There have always been fighters all the way through human history, it seems to be built into people to love the competition of man taking on man. Many examples of this are well recorded in history such as the attributes of Roman Gladiators who would compete for their lives but if they came out on top they would be given their freedom as well as fame.
English boxer and former world champion Amir Khan has admitted that he has given up trying to win over each and every boxing fan, stating that no matter what he does inside the boxing ring, he will always be denounced by a section of the crowd.
The Bolton based brawler takes on Julio Diaz as he looks to get back into the reckoning and try and regain his footing in the division to get another crack at regaining the Light Welterweight Championship.
It is very rare for Americans to praise someone from the shores of Britain and even if they do heap praise on someone, they never tend to go overboard.
So, it was extremely refreshing as well as an astonishing piece of news when it emerged that Joe Calzaghe was give the recognition he deserved across the Atlantic. A group of influential fight personalities from New York known as Ring 8 named the Welsh boxing legend as the Fighter of the Decade.
Austin Trout, the Junior Middleweight Championship holder was among several people arrested by the local police on the suspicion of being publicly intoxicated in the wee hours of New Year’s Day at his home state in Texas, United States of America.
A local newspaper reported that along with several other people, the boxer was arrested by the local police department at 4.30 in the morning and was sent behind bars at 8.50 am. However, the champion boxer was released on bail as early as 11 am.
For all those avid fans of The Filipino Bomber Manny Pacquiao, the last two fights that he has had might have been extremely disappointing for them as he managed to only deliver below par performances, even going on to lose his WBO Welterweight Championship against American boxer Timothy Bradley back in June 2012.
And now, the former eight division champion is now looking to get some vindication as he gets ready to take on former foe Juan Manuel Marquez on the 8th of December.