Monthly Archives: May 2014

See what the boxing world is saying about Carl Froch’s big knockout over George Groves

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Photos: Nonito Donaire defeats Simpiwe Vetyeka via technical decision in Macau, China

Photos from the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao Resort in Macau, China, as former multi-division titlist Nonito Donaire wins a  five-round technical decision over Simpiwe Vetyeka to capture the WBA featherweight championship of the world. Donaire dropped Vetyeka in the fourth round and the bout went to the scorecards one frame later due to a cut over the Fil-Am star’s left eye.

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‘Get your cake up’: Las Vegas’ Rocco Santomauro weighs in for 5/31 return

IMG_0179 (2) was on hand as junior featherweight prospect Rocco Santomauro (11-0, 1 KO) weighs in ahead of his match vs. Daneil Quevedo.

Kevin Newman II showcases speed, sharpness on the mitts with Floyd Mayweather Sr.

IMG_0105 (2) steps inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club as standout amateur and aspiring professional Kevin Newman II displays his speed and sharpness while on the mitts with trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr.

Roger Mayweather: ‘Canelo would beat the sh*t out of Pacquiao!’

Canelo Alvarez landing an uppercut on Alfredo Angulo during his 10th round TKO victory in March (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

While it was never before the type of matchup that fans debated too much, there have recently been whispers of a potential duel between Manny Pacquiao and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.

Pacquiao’s advisor Michael Koncz discussed this scenario during a recent interview with Ronnie Nathanielsz, highlighting the fact that Manny’s rival Juan Manuel Marquez has been asking for what he considers too much money for a possible fifth showdown.

One person who doesn’t like Pacquiao’s chances if the fight were to happen is former two-division world champion Roger Mayweather.

It’s that time again for ‘Chuy’ Gutierrez: Press conference coverage ahead of 5/31 bout with Becerra

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All-access coverage from the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada as undefeated Jesus ‘Chuy’ Gutierrez and his 5/31 opponent Pablo Becerra (7-4, 6 KO’s) speak before their fight.

Javier Fortuna going with Sergio Martinez 100% over Miguel Cotto

IMG_9997 (2)’s Chris Robinson catches up with Junior lightweight contender Javier Fortuna (24-0-1, 18 KO’s), as he discusses his 5/31 return to the ring vs. Juan Antonio Rodriguez as well as his stable mate Sergio Martinez’s June 7 clash vs. Miguel Cotto.

Lehkei Mayweather steps in to spar with Cash Flow at the Mayweather Boxing Club

IMG_8851 (2) steps inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada as young prospects Lehkei Mayweather and Floyd ‘Cash Flow’ Diaz get to work. This was after Cash Flow had sparred with Young Money Mar on April 26, 2014.

Getting Deep with Domonique Dolton ahead of Showtime duel with Hugo Centeno Jr.

D Dolton... catches up with Detroit’s Domonique Dolton (14-0, 8 KO’s) ahead of his clash with fellow junior middleweight prospect Hugo Centeno Jr., who he faces on June 6 on Showtime from the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif.

In this interview, Dolton discusses his boxing upbringing, best memories from the famed Kronk Gym, his training camp in Las Vegas, and much more.

VIDEO: Paul George drops 37 points as the Pacers hold off the Miami Heat 93-90 in game 5

All-access video from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse as Paul George drops 37 points and grabs 6 rebounds as the Indiana Pacers defeat the Miami Heat 93-90 in game 5 of their Eastern Conference Finals showdown. Miami now leads the series 3 games to 2.

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Floyd Mayweather Sr. says Manny Pacquiao will be ‘scared as hell’ if he has to face Marquez again

Trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. speaking in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.

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By Chris Robinson

Anyone familiar with the brazen nature of trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. knows all too well he hasn’t been the biggest supporter of Manny Pacquiao in recent years.

That’s to be expected, of course, as the Filipino icon still serves as a rival to Mayweather Sr.’s son Floyd in some regards.

Zach Cooper: ‘June 7th, I’m hungrier than ever’

IMG_9748 (2)’s Chris Robinson speaks with undefeated junior middleweight Zach Cooper (2-0-1, 2 KO’s) about his June 7 return to the ring in Minnesota.

Larry Merrchant headed to Macau; talks Donaire, Gradovich, Russell vs. Lomachenko, more

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PHOTOS’s Chris Robinson speaks with longtime HBO analyst Larry Merchant about his forthcoming travel schedule to Macau, China, his thoughts on featherweight action with champions Nonito Donaire, Evgeny Gradovich, and Nicholas Walters, as well as the June 21 Garry Russell Jr. vs. Vasyl Lomachenko bout.

Jeff Mayweather on Pacquiao-Marquez V: ‘It’s water under the bridge; who cares really?’

Juan Manuel Marquez celebrating after defeating Mike Alvarado (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


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While there is still heavy uncertainty in the air, it seems very possible that we could be seeing a fifth fight between rivals Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez later this year.

Pacquiao is 2-1-1 in his series with Marquez but suffered a horrific knockout loss to the Mexico City legend during their fourth encounter.

And while the two men always make for great action, not everyone is backing another melee.

Exclusive photos: Denis Douglin training in Las Vegas ahead of 6/7 date vs. Charles Whittaker

Exclusive photos from the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada as junior middleweight Denis Douglin, also known as the “Momma’s Boy”, winds down training camp ahead of his June 7 matchup vs. Charles Whittaker, set to take place in Miami, Fl.


#1 ranked amateur Devin Haney: Sharp mittwork with Floyd Mayweather Sr.

IMG_9788 (2) steps inside of the Mayweather boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada as top amateur prospect Devin Haney puts in some work with trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr.

VIDEO: Serge Ibaka returns with 15 points and 7 rebouds; Thunder defeat San Antonio 106-97 in game 3

Updates from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, as the hometown Thunder win game 3 over the visiting San Antonio Spurs by way of 106-97 score. Injured big man Serge Ibaka started the game for the Thunder and chipped in 15 points and 7 rebounds. Check out the image below for more.


Abel Sanchez says Sergey Kovalev would destroy Adonis Stevenson

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Larry Merchant says Adonis Stevenson was exposed; feels Hopkins may have the edge over him



Post-fight coverage as former HBO analyst Larry Merchant weighs in on Adonis Stevenson’s victory over Andrzej Fonfara on Showtime.

Team Kovalev rips into Adonis Stevenson, doubts Sergey fight will ever happen

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Post-fight exclusive with trainer Kenny Ellis, who used to be in the camp of WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Florida. Kenny believes that WBC champion Adonis Stevenson wants nothing to do with the fight.