Floyd-Manny Fight Will Not Bring Boxing Back

Before I go off on this rant, let me disclose the following. I grew up on boxing. My dad introduced my brother and I to the sweet science shortly after I learned how to ride a bike.  I still remember the day my Dad bought us a Marvelous Marvin Hagler boxing set, complete with a…

Floyd vs. Manny: it’s About Damn Time

It’s about damn time. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will fight on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  I can’t wait, and guess what: y’all can’t wait too. I know a lot of y’all are mad that this fight too five years too long to happen.  It was supposed to have…

Mayweather Is the Best Boxer of All Time

Love him, or hate him.  Loathe him or respect him. Y’all have got to give it up for Floyd “Money” Mayweather. In beating Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in a majority decision (what the hell caused it not to be unanimous is beoynd me) Saturday night, Mayweather unified the junior middleweight world titles: WBC welterweight champion, WBA…

Not Feeling the Love for Boxing After Pacquiao Loss

As I am STILL attempting to recover from my child-free weekend on the Jersey Shore – you know, the drinking, partying that comes with such a thing – I am also STILL in shock over Manny Pacquiao’s loss to Timothy Bradley, Jr. Saturday night. What I am struggling to understand is why did the judges…

Remembering 70 Years of Muhammad Ali

I want to take some time to wish a Happy 70th Birthday to the greatest of all time, Muhammad Ali. And I do not simply mean the greatest fighter. Ali could be argued as having the greatest impact on our culture.  He was unafraid when it came to speaking his mind, and going against the…

Manny-Mayweather Garbage Is Why Boxing Sucks

I am fed up with boxing. Why it cannot deliver Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is beyond me.  Hell why one seems to take turns in running from the other is beyond me. That fight would be the biggest money-maker the sport will ever see.  Both fighters would be guaranteed at least $50 million. …