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Pacquiao vs Bradley: Expect Bob Arum’s Best Poker Face Saturday Night

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Bob Arum will be in a very unique position when Saturday night rolls around. Arum is well known as the outspoken promoter for Manny Pacquiao. However, Arum also promotes Pacquiao’s opponent Saturday night, Timothy Bradley. While many people continue to wait for the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight that may or ...

Mike Tyson on Voting, T.O.’s Fall From Grace and Training with Justin Beiber

Friday, June 1st, 2012

It's Mike Tyson. There's no sense in introducing the guy, and it's typically futile to try to set the stage because the conversation always bounces around unpredictably across a wide range of topics. The following is no different, though much of it centers around Terrell Owens and his recent fall ...

Bob Arum: “Mayweather is from the school of propaganda that Joseph Goebbels, who was Hitler’s publicist, adopted”

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

On Saturday night Floyd Mayweather Jr. got into the ring against Miguel Cotto and despite being hit more than I can remember and pushed harder than he has been recently, Mayweather kept his unblemished record intact with a unanimous decision. Every time Mayweather fights and wins, the questions about fighting ...

Oscar De La Hoya on the Mayweather-Cotto Fight: “I think it’s a 50/50 fight”

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Is there anyone out there that can beat Floyd Mayweather Jr? That’s a question that fight fans have been asking for a long time. While many people in the fight game think that Manny Pacquiao has the best shot to put a blemish on Mayweather’s perfect record, the two can’t ...

If Mike Tyson Was President He Would Throw Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao In Jail for not Fighting Each Other

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

When Mike Tyson talks about anything, I listen. He’s fascinating because, just like he was in the boxing ring, he is a loose cannon that he has no filter and you never know what is actually going to come out of his mouth or what topics are going to be ...

Mike Tyson on Meeting Muhammad Ali for the First time: “It inspired me to want to go truly in that direction”

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Yesterday was the 70th birthday of the great Muhammad Ali and many people took time to reflect on his career. Full disclosure, I’m only 28-years-old so unfortunately I don’t have many as memories of Muhammad Ali as I would like. What I do know about him has been learned from ...

Freddie Roach on a Possible Pacquiao-Mayweather fight: “I hope it happens as soon as possible”

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

It seems like it started a few years ago. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have gone back and forth and the two best boxers in the world have kept fight fans on the edge of their seats waiting to see if the two will finally figure out a solution ...

Mike Tyson Would Likely Pick Floyd Mayweather to Beat Manny Pacquiao

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

In some ways, Mike Tyson is a new man. He's out there singing songs and working with birds since appearing in The Hangover. Or, perhaps with how random and crazy those things are, he's kind of just the same old guy. Trust me: Read on and scratch your head at ...

Freddie Roach on a Possible Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight: “That’s the defining fight of Manny’s career”

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

On November 13th in Las Vegas Manny Pacquiao showed the boxing world that he was beatable. Yet much like the previous fights between Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, the third fight between the two fighters ended with some controversy. Pacman was awarded a majority decision over Marquez and it was ...

Mike Tyson Reflects on Joe Frazier’s Greatness in the Ring: “When Smokin’ was smoking, he smoked.”

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

The last few times we've gone through the painstaking challenge of first being able to just understand what Mike Tyson is saying, and then transcribing it, the conversation was much more light hearted and easy-going. In the wake of Smokin' Joe Frazier's death this week, Tyson is a bit more ...