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  If you thought that Tasha Robinson White’s book about Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was a tell-all about her time working with the champ, you’d be wrong. Think of it more as an empowering book about a woman who saw some difficult things in her working environment and told the truth to save herself. Robinson White’s […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao was out walking the red carpet by the time Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrived, fashionably late for their first appearance together to promote a fight that really needs no promoting. But it didn’t take long Wednesday for Mayweather to put the fight into perspective in a way that only a […]

HBO and Showtime have agreed on how they would broadcast a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao., promoter Bob Arum said Thursday, leaving only two remaining issues to be settled before the much anticipated May 2 fight can be signed. Arum told The Associated Press that the rival networks have come to terms […]

Hold up! Wait a minute. The Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight that you thought was on is NOT on. On the other hand, if you missed it, Friday (01-30-15), TMZ reported that Mayweather and Pacquiao had agreed on a May 2 fight date at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas after running in to each other […]

A Little Rock woman said Tuesday that boxer Jermain Taylor threatened to shoot her three small children, and that she knocked the gun away after the cursing middleweight — once called a role model by the city’s mayor — put the weapon to her husband’s head. Toya Smith, 40, said she and her family, including […]

Muhammad Ali celebrated his 73rd birthday away from the hospital this past weekend after receiving treatment for a severe urinary tract infection. Bob Gunnell, an Ali family spokesman revealed to the Agence France-Presse (AFP) that the boxing icon was released from the hospital Friday and that he was looking forward to celebrating his birthday on […]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali was back in the hospital Thursday for follow-up care related to a severe urinary tract infection, his second stint in the hospital in the last four weeks. The three-time former heavyweight champion was admitted to an undisclosed hospital earlier this week, Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Thursday. Ali […]

STAMFORD, Conn. – January 14, 2015 – NBC Sports Group has inked a multi-year agreement to televise the new Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) series, it was announced today. Beginning with the first show, Saturday, March 7, at 9 p.m. ET on NBC, NBC and NBCSN will present 20 live “PBC on NBC” boxing events in […]

It’s definitely time. According to NY Daily News, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao both want to fight each other… like they really, REALLY want it! Nevertheless, contract demands and egos have prevented the match in the past. But Mayweather initiated a recent conversation about facing Pacquiao on May 2 of 2015. “You lost twice and […]

Boxer Bernard Hopkins is almost 50, but that doesn’t mean he has to stop doing what he’s good at – beating people up for a living. The 49-year-old heads to the ring in Atlantic City on November 8 live on HBO to fight Russian light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, who is 18 years younger. Hopkins […]

Former boxing icon Leon Spinks is fighting a personal battle following a second operation for abdominal problems. The Associated Press reports the 61-year-old boxer is currently recovering from the surgery in a Las Vegas hospital. The operation was necessary after Spinks suffering complications from the first emergency surgery, according to his wife Brenda. “It’s going […]

He may be knucklehead in his personal life, but in the ring and at the sports betting table is pure MONEY. Like they say, give the devil credit for living in Hell. The bottom line is Floyd Mayweather Jr. knows HOW to make money. This past Sunday he did it again in ‘Vegas, thanks to […]