The Neutral Corner
Join Robert Cassidy with ringside seats in the world of Boxing.
On Saturday night, from Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO welterweight title against Timothy Bradley on HBO PPV. Here is a video preview provided by HBO....Read more »
HBO provides us with a look at the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto pay per view bout....Read more »
Canelo Alvarez is an explosive young fighter who takes a huge step up this weekend when he faces future Hall-of-Famer Sugar Shane Mosley. HBO has produced this portrait of Canelo. Check it out....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.
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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 fight for...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 not worried...Read more »
Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez defends his title against Matthew Macklin on Saturday night at the Theater in Madison Square Garden. Here is a video preview from HBO....Read more »