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A release went out stating that middleweight Willie Monroe was "non complaint" with the WBC. Turns out he has a reason why..
First, the release:
The World Boxing Council hereby informs that boxer Willie Monroe Jr. who will fight Gennady Golovkin on May 16 at The Forum in Los Angeles has notified via his promoter Art Pelullo from Banner Promotions, that he will not comply with the WBC safety requirements. Consequently, he will not compete for the WBC championship in possession of Gennady Golovkin and in case he wins, he will not be the...
CBS AND SHOWTIME ANNOUNCE FULL, MULTI-PLATFORM PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE SURROUNDING FLOYD MAYWEATHER vs. MANNY PACQUIAO FIGHT
SHOWTIME Sports Offering More Than A Dozen Hours of First-Run Shoulder Programming Including Documentary Series INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO
NEW YORK (April 24, 2015) – Showtime NetworksInc. and parent company CBS Corporation have scheduled a broad range of programming and promotion across the Company’s diverse portfolio of media platforms in anticipation of the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao...
A DOZEN THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT
FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND MANNY PACQUIAO
Top Fighters Of This Generation Prepare To Square Off
On Saturday, May 2 At The MGM Grand Garden Arena
LAS VEGAS (April 24, 2015) – There is just over one week until Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao square off for their epic welterweight championship showdown taking place Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena that will be co-produced and co-distributed by HBO Pay-Per-View® andSHOWTIME PPV® beginning at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m....
He will have cake, because today, Friday, is his birthday.
But even though he is a heavyweight, and can be whatever he wants on the scale, "Prince" Charles Martin won't indulge, he told me, till after he fights at Madison Square Garden on Saturday evening.
Martin, a St. Louis native who now lives in LA, and is promoted by King Sports Worldwide, will get a sweet treat after taking on Tom Dallas, a 6-6 Brit, underneath the Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings main event at MSG.
The WBO No. 2 ranked heavyweight will fight off TV, and is...
Comic gold, y'all.
You knew he could crack, you knew he was a super-cerebral ring general.
But did you know he had a future as a singer/songwriter?
Er…OK, maybe the ring should stay his thing, and he won't be wowing the world on "American Idol."
But at the very least, Wladimir Klitschko gets points for humor and audacity, because this little ditty, an homage to Saturday foe Bryant "By By" Jennings is guaranteed to make you grin. If not cover your ears, lol….
Photo credit : Rachel McCarson
HARD-HITTING TRIPLE HEADER IN MEXICO CITY TOMORROW ON FOX DEPORTES AND CLARO SPORTS
ROBERTO ORTIZ VS. JUAN JESUS RIVERA
JUDITH RODRIGUEZ VS. GUADALUPE MARTINEZ
ADAN MARES VS. LUIS SANCHEZ
LOS ANGELES (April 23) - FOX Deportes and CLARO Sports will be in Mexico City, Mexico, tomorrow, Friday, April 24, as super lightweight contender Roberto "Massa" Ortiz returns in a 10-round bout against Juan Jesus "Burbuja" Rivera at the Foro Polanco Masaryk.
In the co-main event, hometown favorite Judith "La Peligrosa" Rodriguez defends her WBC Silver...
He doesn't ever recalling admitting this, in all his years, amidst all the wars he's engaged in.
Freddie Roach, age 55, a fighter his whole life, who this evening receives his seventh BWAA Trainer of the Year award, in NYC, at the Boxing Writer's gala fete, told me that he admitted aloud that he was "hurt" when his charge fired a launch at him during mitt-work.
"The last three times doing mitts, Manny has almost knocked me out," said Roach on Friday, after telling me his older bro will stand in for him and accept the bauble at Capitale....
FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN TO BENEFIT SUSAN G. KOMEN & THE CLEVELAND CLINIC LOU RUVO CENTER FOR BRAIN HEALTH
TICKETS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR PUBLIC ADMISSION ON
MAY 1 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA
Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow
LAS VEGAS (April 23, 2015) - The official weigh-in for the world championship matchup between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is set for Friday, May 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Due to the expected demand for access to this event, fans will be required to purchase...
WILL JIMMY KIMMEL WALK MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO INTO THE RING FOR MAY 2 FIGHT OF THE CENTURY?
Photo credit : Randy Holmes/Jimmy Kimmel Live
Highlights From Last Night’s Show Include:
Dr. Phil Counseling Manny,
Manny Singing a Duet with Kimmel and
Kimmel Lobbying to Be Manny’s Anti-Bieber
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 23, 2015) – Fighter of the Decade, eight-division world champion and boxing superhero CONGRESSMAN MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO made another memorable guest shot on Wednesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!...
“This fight is going to come down to heart … Mayweather is the champion.” – Diddy
“I’m going with Team PacMan.” – Mark Wahlberg
SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS ARE TAKING SIDES
Who are you picking? Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao
Saturday, May 2 from MGM Grand Garden ArenaLive on Pay-Per-View
With a little over a week to go until the blockbuster welterweight world championship unification super fight between 11-time, five-division world champion Floyd...
LIVE EVENT AND CLOSED CIRCUIT TICKETS FOR FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO ON SALETHURSDAY, APRIL 23
Closed Circuit Locations Available at all MGM Resorts International Properties Along The Strip
LAS VEGAS (April 22, 2015) - Tickets for the highly anticipated world championship showdown between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao taking place Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena will be available tomorrow for both in-arena and closed circuit viewing.
Tickets for the live event priced at $7,500, $5,000,...
Pound for pound ace Floyd Mayweather took part in a Wednesday afternoon conference call to touch base with media, as he and we count down to his absurdly hyped May 2 clash in Las Vegas versus rival Manny Pacquiao.
"Money," who turns 39 in February, was his typical conference call self, which means pretty chill, not prone to stray much from mild and expected answers. Publicist Kelly Swanson presided over the session, and Floyd was joined by Mayweather Promotions exec Leonard Ellerbe.
Maybe the only flash of ire came when he called one of my...