Dougie’s Friday mailbag
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans from the around the world share their thoughts and opinions on tomorrow night’s Miguel Cotto-Daniel Geale middleweight title fight and the controversial catchweight of the HBO-televised showdown from Brooklyn, as well as other boxing subjects and mythical matchups. Enjoy!read more
Weigh-in results: Khan, Alexander, Thurman, Bundu make weight
All four welterweights on the “Royal Battle” card made weight at Friday’s weigh-in. Amir Khan and Devon Alexander, who fight in the main event, weighed 147 pounds. Keith Thurman, who faces Leonard Bundu in the co-feature, weighed 146 pounds. Bundu weighed 146.5.read more
Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao? Maybe in 2015
Manny Pacquiao says that a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. could not happen until 2015 if Mayweather is not willing to work with Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum.read more
Floyd Mayweather Jr. calls Manny Pacquiao rumors ‘a lie’
Floyd Mayweather has acknowledged the potential for bouts with either Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana, while dismissing the notion of a fight with Manny Pacquiao.read more
Virgil Hunter: Amir Khan can ‘shock’ Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Trainer Virgil Hunter believes Amir Khan “can shock the world” and defeat Floyd Mayweather Jr. if his fighter gets a shot at the reigning welterweight and junior middleweight champ on May 3.read more
Amir Khan says he signed to face Floyd Mayweather, would fight Pacquiao
Amir Khan said he has signed his part of the contract to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 3, but added that would also welcome a clash with friend and former stablemate Manny Pacquiao.read more
Lem’s latest: Manager makes case for Marcos Maidana against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.read more
Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated
Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”read more
Freddie Roach lampoons ‘Predator’ Floyd Mayweather Sr.
In a recent Tweet, Freddie Roach touted Floyd Mayweather Sr.’s “great performance” as The Predator creature in the movie of the same name.read more
Floyd Mayweather Jr. mocks ‘Manny Roach,’ Amir Khan, Marcos Maidana
Floyd Mayweather Jr. lampoons Manny Pacquiao, Marcos Maidana and Amir Khan during a series of Tweets and photos over the Christams holidays.read more