Fight Report – Floyd Mayweather UD12 Manny Pacquiao

Well, that was a bit of a letdown. The May 2nd Pacquiao versus Mayweather “Fight of the Century” couldn’t even manage to be fight of the night. But in fairness, that sort of thing is actually pretty common. Hugely hyped fights from the recent past often turned out to be relative duds. Mayweather’s 2007 fight… Read More Fight Report – Floyd Mayweather UD12 Manny Pacquiao

Going out on a limb: Pacquiao versus Mayweather Prediction

I rarely make fight predictions. I mean, I can analyze strengths and weaknesses, look at common opponents, and so on. I can make reasonable predictions based on these factors. But for a fight of this magnitude, where the two fighters weaknesses play perfectly into the other’s strengths… it’s a tossup for me. I just can’t decide… Read More Going out on a limb: Pacquiao versus Mayweather Prediction

Top 15 Pound for Pound ranking – November 2014

Well, it’s been more than 6 months since my last pound-for-pound ranking. While the pound-for-pound list is mythical and basically akin to intellectual masturbation, it remains a fun exercise. Plus, I relish the debates that lists like this bring. Quite a bit has happened in the last half year. Floyd Mayweather fought twice. Roman Gonzalez… Read More Top 15 Pound for Pound ranking – November 2014

Repost – Facebook – April 16, 2014 – Top 15 P4P for April 16, 2014

Reposted from Facebook Top 15 Pound for pound for April 2014 – April 16, 2014 In the next few weeks, I plan to restart both my long dormant boxing and political blogs. I plan to move them over from Blogger to WordPress soon. I have had a bit of a creative run lately, and want to start getting… Read More Repost – Facebook – April 16, 2014 – Top 15 P4P for April 16, 2014