Floyd Mayweather — according to ESPN — has texted his longtime cohort Stephen A Smith and told him that he (Floyd) was open to having a rematch boxing fight with Manny Pacquiao either this September, or sometime next year. Floyd’s contract with Showtime still has 1 fight left, and he will likely fight an opponent not yet known, in September.
Wondering why Burger King Mascot took Justin Bieber’s place in Floyd Mayweather’s ring walk last Saturday in his fight vs Manny Pacquiao? There’s a reason for that. A million reasons actually. According to ESPN, Burger King paid Floyd Mayweather 1 Million $ just to have their Mascot walk behind Mayweather to the Ring — an approximately 30 second event. It’s ingenious because for 1 Million, Burger King got their mascot and brand in front of millions of pay-per-view viewers and potential future burger consumers around the world.
Come celebrate Cinco De Mayo with Canelo Alvarez & James Kirkland at the “Fan Fiesta” at the H.E.B Groceries Woodridge Drive in Houston. You chance to meet the champs and take #selfies. Event starts at 2:00 pm and the address of H.E.B is 3111 Woodridge Dr #500, Houston, TX 77087. Canelo will be fighting James Kirkland at the Minute Maid Park in Houston. For tickets, call Leija Battah Promotions at 210-979-3302.
James Kirkland — the hard punching, relentless brawler with the heart of a Lion, promises us that his fight vs Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez won’t be a snoozer like the #MAYPAC Fight ( Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Junior) was. Kirkland meets Canelo this Saturday, May 9th 2015 at the Minute Maid Arena in Houston, Texas. Kirkland has told the press “I’m ready to put my life on the line and give it everything I’ve got.” Fans can look forward to an exciting night of Boxing and we hope this will indeed be the case. The fight will be televised on HBO Boxing. For tickets, call Leija Battah Promotions at 210-979-3302.
Several press agencies are reporting that 8 division world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from the Nevada Atheletic Commission for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr this Saturday. Nevada Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar said Monday that the State Attorney General’s office is investigating why Pacquiao checked “No” a day before the fight on a commission questionnaire that asked if he had any injuries. Pacquiao could face a possible fine or suspension or both, for not answering the question accurately and truthfully. Manny went on to lose a unanimous decision to Mayweather in a lacklustre performance wherein he threw the lowest total punches in a 12 round fight since 2009 ( 6 years ago)
After millions of people paid 100s and 1000s of dollars to see a boring 12 round snoozer in what was called “The Fight of the Century” — #MAYPAC Floyd vs Manny — Canelo Alvarez promises his fight this weekend won’t be like that. Canelo Alvarez takes on hard hitting puncher brawler James Kirkland this Saturday, May 9th 2015 at the Minute Maid Arena in Houston, Texas. Canelo told the press that he wants to give fans an exiciting night of Boxing and we hope it will be the case. The fight will be televised on HBO Boxing.
2012 U.S. Olympian Jose Ramirez Jr will defend his NABF Junior Welterweight Title against Robert Frankel at the Selland Arena in Fresno, California this Saturday May 9th 2015. The event will be nationally televised on Soleo Boxeo at 11 PM PST. Over 10,000 people are expected to attend this exciting fight night that will also raise money for the water in the drought stricken California region. Singer Gustavo Rivera will, for the first time in his musical career, be singing both the American National Anthem and Mexican National Anthem, representing both his cultures! Gustavo is himself a big ambassador for the fight for water and will be available for pics with fans as well at the fight night event.
In an interview after the #MAYPAC fight, Iron “Mike” Tyson, the baddest man on the planet, says that Floyd Mayweather Jr’s time has come now, and that he is invincible. He also says that no-one can stop Floyd Mayweather and that he stand alone on top.
Manny Pacquiao is set to undergo surgery to repair a significant tear in his right shoulder rotor cuff. After losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in what was dubbed “Fight of the Century” Manny complained at the Post-fight Presser that he could not perform because of the shoulder injury that happened 4 week before the fight. Top Rank had not declared the injury even as late as fight night, so the Nevada Commission turned down Team Pacman’s request to get an anesthetic shot on the shoulder before the fight.
Former Olympian Joseph “JoJo” Diaz looks to stay undefeated (15-0, 10 KO’s) this Saturday night on the #CaneloKirkland Undercard in Houston Texas. The fan-friendly southpaw boxer will take on Mexican Giovanni Delgado (15-2, 9 KOs) in his quest to make a name for himself in super bantamweight division.