Grand Rapids Press: Mayweather-Pacquiao Is Off

David Mayo of the GRAND RAPIDS PRESS reported last night:
The proposed Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is off because Mayweather’s camp refused to relent on drug tests via blood rather than urine sampling, promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday night in an exclusive interview with The Press.

(Okay, I’ll indulge old man Arum one last time. Let him […]


Manny Pacquiao’s Secret: “God appeared to me”

Edwin Fernandez of the Filipino website INQUIRER MINDANAO reports on a secret Manny Pacquiao shared to a convention center crowd gathered last Thursday for his birthday celebration in General Santos City:

“In my 31 years here on earth, God appeared to me once and told me to have unconditional faith in Him. … That is true. […]


Pacquiao Getting His Tiger On. And On. And On. takes us today to perhaps the only land not enraptured by the infidelity of Tiger Woods: The Philippines. Why? Well, because Filipinos are following media coverage detailing the repeated alleged infidelity of national boxing hero Manny Pacquiao.

(More pics, video @ YBB, your one-stop shop for Filipino boxing gossip)
The Filipino media has been hounding […]


Pacquiao’s Next Test: Supersonic Breasts & Crabs

In case you missed it, Manny Pacquiao absolutely obliterated Miguel Cotto this Saturday. It really wasn’t much of a contest, even as it went 12 rounds before the referee put an end to the senseless beating Pacquiao was putting on Cotto. So until Pacqiuao and Floyd Mayweather fight (seriously, guys, just do it already), Pac-Man’s […]


It’s On: Mayweather, Pacquaio Camps Begin Talks

Lance Pugmire of the L.A. TIMES reports this afternoon that representatives for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will talk today to begin negotiating the terms of a future fight.

(HBO Sports Prez Ross Greenburg, “Floyd’s calling the shots.” ORLY?)
The blog earlier today also reported that Mayweather has told his promoter, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy […]


Tyson Gets Into Fight Before Flight At LAX Airport

Nice to see Mike Tyson back to his ol’ brawlin’ self. Not so nice to see him do it at LAX. Even less nice to see him do it not at the trendy nightclub known as LAX, but at the LAX as in Los Angeles International Airport.

Both TMZ and the LA Times report that Iron […]


Manny Pacquiao Sings On TV: Yes, It’s That Bad

Manny Pacquiao, not content to inflict undue harm merely on opponents, went with the power ballad last night on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live.

No word if Pacquiao’s opponent in five night’s time, Miguel Cotto, decided to forgo sparring this week after watching his opponent perform Sometimes When We Touch by Dan Hill.
If you view the video […]


Having Your Father In Your Corner Will Kill You

You would think that a headline like the above would be some sort of gross exaggeration or a misreading of the facts in a study. No no, good people, no no: daddy will make you dead without even wanting to. That’s the lesson from the World Boxing Council’s annual convention, where president Jose Sulaiman wants […]


McCain Is Leading Fight To Pardon Jack Johnson

I hesitate to brag about how far we’ve come as a society when there’s still things like this going on, but the racial forces that allied against former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson in the early portion of the 20th century really are a collection of rickety, antique notions. Isn’t it high time that Johnson […]


Foreman’s Son ‘Pokes’ Winehouse, New Breasts

Frankly speaking, George Foreman’s sons have not been pulling their weight. There’s what, five of them? And as far as I know they haven’t been in the news at all — not so much as a DUI. Feh. But wait, what’s this?

George Foreman III, 27, is possibly dating Amy Winehouse? Now we’re talkin’. Actually they’re […]