McGregor Implies That Gambling Debts Forced Floyd To Take Fight

By Scoop Malinowski Some of the most interesting aspects of today’s McGregor vs Mayweather final press conference were how Floyd Mayweather again sounded weak and lacking confidence, only going so far to say that McGregor can give it but he has to be able to take it. Not a peep ...

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How Mayweather Could Profit By Losing To McGregor

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By Scoop Malinowski Losing in boxing can sometimes means winning. Let me explain. The most famous example of a boxer losing a fight but then winning financially is probably the James J. Braddock vs Joe Louis world heavyweight title fight in 1937. Braddock was the champion but he, his manager ...

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Why Mayweather May Want To Lose To McGregor

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By Scoop Malinowski Since the Mayweather vs McGregor fight has become official a couple of months ago, Floyd Mayweather has become a new, different person. The self-centered, megalomaniac obsessed with money and winning is now a kinder, gentler, more mature man. “Hey everybody. I want to say thanks for having ...

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Pressure On Golovkin and Canelo To Revive Boxing in USA

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  By Scoop Malinowski Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez is a month away but it should have happened two years ago. The middleweight superfight has been completely overshadowed by the Mayweather-McGregor pre-fight hype which has been colorful and fascinating on so many levels. Meanwhile, Golovkin and Canelo have both remained ...

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Changes In Mayweather’s Behavior Could Be Portent of Massive Upset

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By Scoop Malinowski Observing the McGregor vs Mayweather pre-fight hype build up, one observation stands out. It seems the Mayweather side is trying too hard to sell the upset. So that it’s believable when it happens. All the talk about Floyd being “the best ever” and striving to reach the ...

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Biofile: Floyd Mayweather Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: WBA & WBC junior welterweight mandatory challenger. Ht: 5-8 Wt: 140 Born On: February 24, 1977 In: Grand Rapids, Michigan. Childhood Heroes: “Roger Mayweather, Aaron Pryor.” Nicknames: “Flashy Floyd, Flamboyant Floyd.” Hobbies/Interests: “Music. All sports. I like to play table tennis.” Favorite Movies: “Monster flicks.” Musical ...

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Talkin’ Boxing with Oliver McCall

By Scoop Malinowski It was a pleasant surprise to see Oliver McCall at the recent Trinidad-Mayorga fight weekend festivities in New York City. Here the still active former WBC Heavyweight champ, now 39, discusses why he knew he’d KO Lewis in their first fight almost exactly ten years ago on ...

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Biofile: Diego Corrales Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former IBF Super Featherweight champion. Battles Joel Casamayor this Saturday at Las Vegas in a much-anticipated showdown on the Toney vs. Holyfield undercard (to be televised by Showtime Pay-Per-View). Ht: 6-0 Wt: 130 Born On: August 25, 1977 In: Columbia, S.C. Childhood Hero: “Honestly – my ...

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Is McGregor The A Side vs Floyd?

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Conor McGregor: “I am in on everything, the food & beverage, the gate, the PPV, the whole lot.” Says he’s getting into “that $100 mil range.” Okay. If Floyd Mayweather is the shot caller and all roads lead to TBE Mayweather, why on earth is McGregor getting all these cuts ...

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Mayweather says nothing about winning the fight

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Floyd Mayweather did not guarantee a win against Conor McGregor on August 28 nor did he he even mention winning. Mayweather also failed to mention 50-0 or his tired old schtick, “49 have tried…” And also somewhat interestingly, Mayweather did not mention anything about “the best ever.” It’s as if ...

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