The Neutral Corner
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How important is Saturday’s fight against Juan Manuel Marquez to Manny Pacquiao? It’s of the utmost importance if Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights twice in 2013 like his advisor Leonard Ellerbe said.
Despite winning a close decision against Marquez in their third bout last November and a controversial loss to Tim Bradley on June 9, a big-money fight against Mayweather will still be on the table...Read more »
There has been a change at the top. Andre Ward takes over the top spot in the Neutral Corner Top 10 pound-for-pound list. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fans won’t like it, but Ward has been active and he’s beaten most of the top 168-pound fighters in the world and the best light heavyweight. Can’t deny Ward the top spot this time.
1. Andre Ward, super middleweight, (26-0): Ward has beaten Mikkel Kessler,...Read more »
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in jail and Manny Pacquiao just lost his title. But hey, it's not all bad news.
Forbes released it's list of the world's highest paid athletes and Floyd and Pac Man rank numbers one and two.
According to Forbes, Mayweather made $85 million for two fights last year and Pacquiao made $62 million from fight purses and endorsements.
Tiger Woods, tops on the...Read more »
Here are some predictions for Saturday's Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto fight:
Holt McCallany, actor: I love Miguel Cotto. Heart of a lion. Pressure fighter. And the nicest guy in the sport. I just don't see how he can get it done this time. Floyd's speed, defensive ability, angles, and on and on. I predict a tough night for a great fighter named Miguel Cotto. Mayweather by decision.
Greg...Read more »
HBO provides us with a look at the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto pay per view bout....Read more »
A nice moment for Floyd Mayweather Jr. - donating $100,000 to Habitat for Humanity during a run - turns bad when he roots on an Asian runner by calling out, "Pacquiao, let's go Pacquiao."
Floyd sent out three tweets complaining about this week's episode, tweeting that HBO isn't giving the viewers a good show. He wasn't specific in his complaints. Best spoken line,...Read more »
The subtext was a show about two sets of best friends. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and 50 Cent and Miguel Cotto and Bryan Perez. Very different, but very cool.
Best spoken line, Floyd Mayweather Jr.: "I have to take my father with me, because he's going to go all out. His mentality is like mine."
Best spoken line, Roger Mayweather: "It doesn't matter who he got. That guy can't...Read more »
Gutsy move by HBO opening with Floyd Mayweather Jr. saying that if he's not on 24/7, don't even bother watching. He then asks, what would the show 24/7 be without me?
The truth is, Floyd does generate the best ratings for 24/7. With that said, it's still a pretty good show when Manny Pacquiao is on.
Best spoken line, Floyd Mayweather Jr.: "June 1st is just any ordinary day. I'm...Read more »