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Bernard Hopkins: ‘Pacquiao Versus Mayweather Fight Would Be A Shootout’

by on Jun.08, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by John Martinez

 

Bernard Hopkins at the Fight Night Club event Bernard Hopkins at the Fight Night Club event (photo by Dewalt May - http://www.flickr.com/photos/51324433@N02/4718592022). (photo by Dewalt May – http://www.flickr.com/photos/51324433@N02/4718592022).

“…It’s not the book they (the public) remember from the beginning, it’s the end of the book that justifies whether the book was good or not; it’s called the last impression,” said Bernard Hopkins.
 
One might think, at first glance, the WBC and IBO Light Heavyweight Champion was talking about himself when he uttered these words, however, they would be wrong. He was actually speaking about former champion Shane Mosley, and Hopkins, never one to hold back his words, did not veer from his script.  (continue reading…)

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Margarito Guarantees Knockout Victory Over Manny Pacquiao

by on Oct.20, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by John Martinez
Writer for Boxscore News & Fightchronicles.com

Originally posted on boxscorenews.com

October 20, 2010 — On November 13 former world champion Antonio Margarito will fight for the WBC Super Welterweight title against one of boxing’s fiercest warriors and heavily favored multi-division champion, Manny Pacquiao live from Cowboy’s Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Pacquiao is looking to dispatch Margarito and win a record eight championships in as many weight divisions while Margarito has an eye on derailing the Pacquiao Express by late stoppage, thus becoming only the third man in Pacquiao’s career to do so. (continue reading…)

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Margarito “Training Like a Monster Right Now”

by on Sep.22, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Interviews with Freddie Roach, Roger Mayweather and Robert Garcia

by John Martinez, writer for Boxscore News & Fightchronicals.com

Originally posted on boxscorenews.com

September 22, 2010 — With a mega world title fight between Pacquiao and Margarito on the fast-approaching November horizon, it’s getting close to put-up-or-shut-up-time for these two warriors that will step into the squared circle. Or to quote what Roger Mayweather said to me a couple days ago, “It ain’t about what you say you can do . . . it’s about what you will eventually do and prove.” 

On November 13, broadcasting live on HBO PPV,  Manny Pacquiao will go for a record eight titles in as many weight divisions when he squares off against the dangerous and former world champion Antonio Margarito for the coveted WBC junior middleweight title belt from Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (continue reading…)

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Pacquiao and Mayweather Sound Off: Margarito-Pacquiao Fight Confirmed for November 13

by on Aug.25, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by John Martinez, Boxscore News & Fightchronicles.com

Reposted courtesy of the author. Originally posted on Boxscore News.

August 25, 2010 — All the drama regarding Antonio Margarito’s ability to obtain a boxing license in Texas for his showdown with WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao is now over.

Moments ago (via telephone) Margarito’s trainer, Robert Garcia, confirmed to me that the fight is on for the November 13 rumble and the press tour to hype this clash has already been scheduled. The first stop on this buzz tour is slated for Monday, August 30, in Los Angeles and will extend to appearances on the east coast. (continue reading…)

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Interview with Roger Mayweather: Mayweather’s Message to Pacquiao

by on Aug.18, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by John Martinez

Reposted courtesy of the author. Originally posted on boxscorenews.com

BOXSCORE  NEWS – TEXAS, August 18, 2010 — You ever get those calls on your phone where you don’t recognize the number calling you so you let the phone ring until it goes to voice mail?

Usually this will suffice the caller’s needs and they will proceed with leaving a voice message in your mail center and wait for your return contact. However, every now and again, the caller will be persistent and leaving a message will only go so far in their eyes.  They need more.

Well three calls and one voice message (marked urgent on my cell phone) later, it was apparent that someone was itching to “reach out and touch someone,” me. The person with the itch was none other than Roger Mayweather. (continue reading…)

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