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2017 Boxing Retirements

In 2017, some of the best fighters of the 2000’s have decided to hang up the gloves. Here is a salute to the legends that are moving on. Juan Manuel Marquez Known as Dinamita (“Dynamite”), Marquez retires with a record of 56-7 with 40 KO’s, holding 9 titles in 4 divisions. Known for his great counter punching and his power, Marquez is in the category with the greatest Mexican fighters of all time. His epic battles with Manny Pacquiao will be remembered for years to come, and while he lost the overall trilogy with a record of 1 (win) -2(losses)-1 (draw) ...

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McGregor releases statement after loss to Mayweather

Almost a week has gone since Conor McGregor took on Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas, in which the Irishman lost via a TKO to Mayweather. With so many people and boxing fans stating the whole clash was a circus and should not have taken place, McGregor actually faired pretty well for his first time in a boxing ring. Mcgregor released a statement on Instagram, reflecting back on last Saturday night’s fight. “Just coming back around after a whirlwind couple of days. Thank you to all the fans for the support of the fight and the event! Without your support we ...

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Paulie Malignaggi quits as Conor McGregor sparring partner over leaked pictures

The photo from the Conor McGregor sparring session that shows Paulie Malignaggi on the canvas which is fair to say Malignaggi doesn't like.

Paulie Malignaggi now a retired boxed, has sensational quit the Conor McGregor camp ahead of the big fight with Floyd Mayweather later this month. Malignaggi was hired as a sparring partner for UFC star Conor McGregor told ESPN he won’t continue and likely will fly home after photos surfaced Thursday appearing to show McGregor in a favorable light during Tuesday’s 12-round session. This was the most intense sparring session that I’ve ever seen ?#ufc #boxing #conormcgregor #thenotorious #thenotoriousmma #lasvegas #ireland #mayweathermcgregor #nikon #ufcphotos A post shared by Brandon Magnus Photography (@brandonmagnus_photo) on Aug 3, 2017 at 3:20pm PDT “I wanted to ...

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10 Year Anniversary – Greatest Fights – Part 2

2007 featured a few good fights for Boxing, here I want to revisit some of the best fights of the year and their impact that those matches made on the fight game moving forward. Here is my Part 2 of some of the best fights of 2007. 3/17/2007 – Juan Manuel Marquez vs Marco Antonio Barrera for the Featherweight Championship This fight was a battle between two Mexican greats; one entering his prime in Marquez, while Barrera was the popular Mexican warrior. The fight featured many fireworks including in round 7 where Marquez was knockdown. However, the referee ruled the ...

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Mayweather/McGregor at it again…Full Press Conference

On Tuesday night, the first of four city press tours came to Los Angeles as the cross sports clash between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor began the promotion of their fight which takes place on August 26th 2017, in Las Vegas. And it was a show for all as the two competitors talked trash and traded insults…as well as a dance from McGregor and a hefty cheque that Mayweather seemed to have in his pocket! Dana White introduced his UFC competitor, Conor McGregor, and the Irishman spoke with confidence and acknowledged the crowd at the Staples Center in LA, which the ...

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Floyd Mayweather To Take on UFC’s Conor McGregor: Who Will Win?

Floyd Mayweather is soon to take on the UFC’s Conor McGregor in a cross-competition fight that is sure to attract global attention, huge revenues, and a massive audience. It sounds like the stuff of legends, but is this a fight that will go down in history or a flop for money-making? Probably both. The fight takes place on August 26th in Las Vegas. This will be the first time Floyd Mayweather has stepped into the ring since his retirement in September 2015, after beating Andre Berto to extend his record to 49-0. If he wins the fight it will take ...

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Circus coming to town – De La Hoya not impressed with Mayweather/McGregor clash

Oscar De La Hoya unimpressed with clash

With Floyd Mayweather stating he is “90 per cent” likely to face Conor McGregor by coming out of retirement and  McGregor claiming he has signed the contract for the bout, former 6 time world champion, Oscar De La Hoya has branded the showdown as a “farce” and a “circus” which could stain boxing. De La Hoya faced Mayweather 10 years ago losing on points and is dismayed that the fight will be sanctioned. In an open letter on Facebook, De La Hoya wrote, “To my fellow #boxing fans: I write in the hopes that together we can protect the sport of ...

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Savannah Marshall turns pro and signs to Mayweather Promotions

Savannah Marshall won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth championships

British two – time Olympian and former world amateur champion, Savannah Marshall has turned professional and has signed to Mayweather Promotions. The announcement was made last Thursday at the Gervonta Davis vs Liam Walsh press conference and the 25 year old from Hartlepool, UK described it as a “dream come true”. She has appeared at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games and has won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Marshall becomes one of three females signed to Mayweather Promotions and the ‘Silent Assassin’ is the only woman to beat two – time Olympic champion, Claressa Shields. Marshall ...

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Mcgregor – Done / Mayweather – ?

Mcgregor vs Mayweather almost done

The fight that everyone seems to be talking about; Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. A fight that would make millions for broadcasters, promoters and of course the boxers. While speaking to ESPN, UFC president Dana White confirmed, “Conor and I have agreed on a deal”. Now White will be presenting these terms to Mayweather’s team, advisor Al Haymon and Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe later this week. The fight would see Conor Mcgregor earning in the region of $75 million and Mayweather around $100 million. Dana White believes that if the fight doesn’t occur this year, it wont happen ever. “It’s ...

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