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Old 12-16-2012, 04:02 PM   #871
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So yea mayweather is somewhere either kicking himself for giving up that much $ for a potential mayweather/pac fight or he's sighing in relief knowing he'll probably never have to face pacquiao... which one we'll never know.
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Old 12-16-2012, 04:37 PM   #872
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So yea mayweather is somewhere either kicking himself for giving up that much $ for a potential mayweather/pac fight or he's sighing in relief knowing he'll probably never have to face pacquiao... which one we'll never know.
Pac-Man should be the one worried about the pay day he's gonna miss. Mayweather has been the highest grossing athlete for the past few years.
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Old 12-16-2012, 11:25 PM   #873
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Khan vs Molina was just a embarrasing mismatch, Khan still looks the same to me, he might get a couple wins than face a power puncher and go for a quick snooze.

Nonitio vs Arce was not much better, to much of a one sided fight in which the loser of the fight had little to no chance of winning.
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:47 AM   #874
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Which fights have been prevented by this?

You ever seen Floyd fight on Showtime? He looks at it as a step down. I'm sure the fight will happen, just not right away at least. Probably after Golden Boy finish their Showtime obligations because it definitely won't be on Showtime.


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So yea mayweather is somewhere either kicking himself for giving up that much $ for a potential mayweather/pac fight or he's sighing in relief knowing he'll probably never have to face pacquiao... which one we'll never know.

He's definitely kicking himself, but its more than just the money. He could have had the glory of KO Pacman. Would have went from villain to hero in one night. And shut up every person who ever doubted Floyd. If it happened when they first tried, he would have been the one who stopped the Pacquiao train, and not Bradley/Marquez.

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Pac-Man should be the one worried about the pay day he's gonna miss. Mayweather has been the highest grossing athlete for the past few years.

And that's the problem. Floyd makes so much money, that he doesn't want to risk his health and career (his words not mine) for a Pacquiao fight. All because of a drug test. The first time the fight was all systems go, Arum was cornered, he thought Floyd would balk at the weight limit penalties, Floyd didn't. Then Floyd brings up random testing and Arum found his way out.

Marquez fought Manny four times. No random drug testing. And he still beat Manny and was not killed by him in the ring.
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:50 AM   #875
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What do u guys think about Wilder? Holy sh*t he has a lot of power
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:16 PM   #876
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What do u guys think about Wilder? Holy sh*t he has a lot of power
His handlers treat him like a sideshow. He shouldn't still be fighting cans.
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:19 AM   #877
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His handlers treat him like a sideshow. He shouldn't still be fighting cans.
and get treated like Seth Mitchell did? I think they are doing a great job, last guy he faced was a big step, he had a decent jab and was his same size and more mobile.
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:16 PM   #878
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Cunningham outboxed Adamek on NBC but Adamek gets the bad decision..I think Steve looks good as a heavyweight though and should be able to land some good fights.
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Old 12-25-2012, 05:38 PM   #879
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Here's Adamek vs. Cunningham II. Really good fight. I thought Cunningham was robbed. Nevertheless, you should watch it if you haven't.

Khan vs. Molina was totally one sided. The first round was pretty much exactly how the fight went from there on.

Nonito Donaire won Fighter of the Year award. Well deserved. 4 wins in the year including a total domination of Nishioka and a nasty KO of Jorge Arce.
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Old 12-27-2012, 06:17 PM   #880
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Bob Arum wants Donaire vs. Rigo next year. The winner of this fight vs. Abner Mares.
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Old 01-01-2013, 01:59 AM   #881
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Here's some fun fights from last night in Japan:

Kazuto Ioka vs. Jose Alfredo Rodriguez
Takashi Uchimiya vs. Bryan Vasquez
Kohei Kono vs. Tepparith Kokietgym

Give these fights a watch, I highly recommend you check them out.
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:59 AM   #882
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Bob Arum wants Donaire vs. Rigo next year. The winner of this fight vs. Abner Mares.

should be rigo vs mares, winner gets donaire instead
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Old 01-01-2013, 10:52 AM   #883
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Uchimiya wants to fight Gamboa. Could be a really good fight. I really hope they set up this fight for this year.

Canelo maybe fighting Trout on May 4th on the card headlined by Mayweather vs. Guerrero. Canelo was rumored of fighting Cotto possibly, but being on a 2 fight losing streak pretty much killed the talks of this fight happening and since Trout was the last person to fight Cotto, they're trying to set up this fight instead. From a boxing fan point of view, Canelo vs. Trout is a better fight, from a casual fan and business point of view, Canelo vs. Cotto makes more sense.

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Old 01-12-2013, 11:23 AM   #884
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Orlando Salido vs. Mikey Garcia next week for the WBO Featherweight and Ring Featherweight titles.
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:54 AM   #885
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http://www.boxingscene.com/donaire-v...ys-arum--61461

Donaire vs. Rigondeaux
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