Mayweather And Pacquiao Meet For The First Time

It seems incredible that for all their ducking and dodging and posturing and close calls, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had never met face-to-face before last night. But with both sitting courtside at the Miami Heat game—directly opposite each other, as it worked out—the two wandered over at halftime for a brief… » 1/28/15 9:09am Wednesday 9:09am

Boxer Jermain Taylor Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation

Middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor, the current IBF middleweight champion, has been ordered to undergo an evaluation at a state mental hospital by an Arkansas judge, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. This order comes on the heels of two sets of criminal charges being brought against Taylor, who has been… » 1/27/15 1:21pm Tuesday 1:21pm

Jim Gray Learns Not To Assume Guy Named "Maldonado" Can't Speak English

Tonight's SHObox undercard featured Amir Imam claiming a TKO win over Fidel Maldonado Jr. in a 140-pound bout. Afterward, ubiquitous microphone toady Jim Gray went to interview the losing fighter, a lifelong Albuquerque resident. Except he extended the mic to Maldonado's trainer, assuming the young man didn't speak… » 1/17/15 11:11pm 1/17/15 11:11pm

Why Tonight's Heavyweight Title Fight Shouldn't Be On The Level

While professional boxing unquestionably often involves two fighters hitting each other as hard as possible in order to win their match, it also often puts business first. It looks as if a lot of X's and O's are being moved around in two upcoming heavyweight title bouts, presumably as long-range setups for a… » 1/17/15 12:41pm 1/17/15 12:41pm

Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao Is (Maybe) Happening, Five Years Too Late

Manny Pacquiao has reportedly agreed to two of the key obstacles holding up his long-awaited showdown with Floyd Mayweather, Jr. First, a 60/40 split of the revenue, with Pacquiao's side taking the short end; second, a fight date on May 2, Cinco De Mayo weekend, a popular date for pay per view cards featuring Mexican… » 1/14/15 1:25pm 1/14/15 1:25pm

Report: Floyd Mayweather Saw Murder-Suicide Via FaceTime

Earlier today TMZ reported that rapper Earl Hayes had murdered his wife Stephanie Moseley—an actress/dancer who was most recently on VH1's TV show Hit The Floor—before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide. Now they're reporting that Floyd Mayweather witnessed the entire thing via FaceTime. » 12/08/14 8:59pm 12/08/14 8:59pm

Trainer Picks Worst Time To Claim His Fighter Will KO Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao beat the hell out of Chris Algieri on his way to retaining his welterweight world title this weekend. Pacquiao won a unanimous decision, thanks in large part to the fact that he knocked Algieri down six times in 12 rounds. One of those knockdowns was accompanied by some ill-timed yet hilarious… » 11/24/14 2:53pm 11/24/14 2:53pm

Boxer Facing Olympic Gold Medalist Quits After Taking Single Punch

Middleweight boxer Claressa Shields won Olympic gold in London as a 17-year-old, and her subsequent career has found the Michigan native building a 43-1 record and claiming nearly every title available in women's boxing—save for the AIBA championship, competition for which is currently underway in Korea. And her bout… » 11/20/14 11:30am 11/20/14 11:30am