Without Mike: Fight Game Ain’t the Same

Boxing Loses Luster After Mike Tyson In the most widely anticipated boxing match in years, Floyd “Money” Mayweather is scheduled to take on Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd at the MGM Grand. This bout has your usual pre-game trash


Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Boxing Is Icing On Cake In Awesome Sports Day

Sports Armageddon is coming soon   The price for the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao boxing match on television will be $99. The highest amount for a pay per view fight previously was only $79. For a fight of this magnitude, I’m surprised the


Mayweather vs. Pacquiao and Boxing’s Revival

The financial projections for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight on May 4th seem to be highly inflated– a possible $400 million pay out for the evening. But, are they overestimated? Maybe not. Without selling one pay per view telecast to


Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao: Prize Purse Just Keeps Getting Bigger

5 Years Of Waiting Is Creating A Massive Prize Purse For Mayweather And Pacquiao The richest fight in boxing history is getting even richer. And that’s before the first ticket has even been sold. New estimates show Floyd Mayweather


Mayweather and Pacquiao Won’t Save Boxing

May 2nd is shaping up to be a big sports day in the United States. The Kentucky Derby will be run at Churchill Downs, there is a boxing championship in Las Vegas, both the NHL and NBA will be

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Celebrating Black History Month: The Legend of Jack Johnson

Epic Sporting Achievements in African American Culture Long before African American athletes were celebrated for achievements in their sport, there was a time when such athletes were denigrated for their success. In my opinion, we should recognize the sporting


Who Are The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes?

It’s no secret that athletes make a lot of money, but some make more than others. Here’s the breakdown of who makes the most money out of them all. 1. Floyd Mayweather Mayweather is a famous boxer who makes


What Has Happened to Boxing’s Heavyweight Division?

Earlier this morning on SportstalkFlorida Mornings, Eric Lopez  talked to Boxing writer Eric Raskin about the passing of Ken Norton Sr and what has happenned to the Heavyweight Division? Why you should listen :  Eric Raskin writes for Grantland, HBO,