Tag: Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Alexander Munoz & J’Leon Love vs. Gabriel Rosado Round Out ‘May Day: Mayweather vs. Guerrero’
SHOWTIME PPV® TELECAST Showcases Star-Studded Night of Fights on Saturday, May 4th from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (April 2, 2012) – The Saturday, May 4 “MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero” SHOWTIME PPV telecast fight line-up is complete with the addition of former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz facing veteran Alexander Munoz in a 10-round junior featherweight fight and rising middleweight star J’Leon Love squaring off against recent world title challenger Gabriel Rosado in a 10-round battle. These bouts, in addition to the already announced Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Abner Mares 12-round title fight for Ponce de Leon’s WBC Featherweight World Championship, will set the stage for the world title clash between Eight-Time and Five Division World Champion Floyd Mayweather and Six-Time and Four-Division World Champion Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
“I’m so excited to be fighting on this card on such the big Cinco de Mayo holiday weekend,” said Santa Cruz. “I have been very fortunate to have fought on great events so far in my career, but this is the biggest stage yet. I plan to make my fans happy on May 4 and show the world that I am here to stay.” (continue reading…)
CHICAGO — Fresh off his dominant win over ex-champion Cory Spinks on February 1st at the UIC Pavilion, junior middleweight contender Carlos Quintana had this to say:
“As I sit and wait for an IBF title shot against the winner of Bundrage-Smith, I can’t help but read and listen to the headlines of who Mayweather and Canelo might fight. Let’s end the discussion. I’ll fight and beat either of them at 147 or 154. Let’s do it! I’m ready for May 4th!”
by John Martinez
There are very few instances where two or three words, or names for that matter, clumped together solicit a fevered response. One of these examples is that of Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Recently, boxing fans have been the beneficiaries of something great and long past. Today, world class fighters are now forgoing the easy tune-up bouts that have unfortunately been a staple of this era’s boxing “champions” and now are righting the ship by squaring off against top-shelf opposition in high- stakes fisticuffs. (continue reading…)
BRONX, NY, June 20, 2012 — Interesting news came from the world of sports this week when Forbes Magazine announced that their annual list of top paid athletes is headed by two boxers, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at #1 and #2 respectively.
It’s with great pride that the promoters involved in The Boxing Promoters Association had such a prominent role in re-establishing boxers as the top paid athletes in the world. It furthers our cause in doing our part in keeping our sport at the very top of every list in the future. (continue reading…)
Floyd Mayweather; Eight-Time and Five-Division World Champion
“Tonight we gave the fans what they wanted to see. We matched the best with the best. Cotto was a very tough competitor and he won some rounds. He pushed me to the limits and this is what it’s all about.
“Miguel Cotto fought his ass off tonight and I want to congratulate him and his team. (continue reading…)