I don’t like Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Here is an early link to my Tuesday column about Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. The full text runs below: I don’t like Floyd Mayweather, Jr. I like Manny Pacquiao. I hope Pacquiao beats Mayweather Saturday night. I hope Pacquiao knocks him out. I object to Mayweather on two grounds [...]

By | April 27th, 2015|10 Comments

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Here is a link to my column about Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. The full text runs below: Boxing promoter Bob Arum says Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight each other in 2015. Arum may know what he’s talking about. Fight fans have waited years for this fight. [...]

By | August 31st, 2014|7 Comments

Mayweather outpoints Guerrero

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the least satisfying great fighter I know of. He's surely a great fighter -- great defense, precision puncher. But there is nothing dangerous about him, lethal about him, dramatic about him. He outpointed Robert Guerrero but never hurt him, never had him in trouble, never knocked [...]

By | May 4th, 2013|5 Comments

Floyd Mayweather was not wrong

Before the Niners game starts I need to get in my 2 cents about Floyd Mayweather. The question is whether he did wrong by clocking Victor Ortiz when Ortiz did not think they were fighting. Mayweather did the right thing. Or more correctly he didn't do the wrong thing. Ortiz [...]

By | September 18th, 2011|17 Comments

Does Manny Pacquiao duck blacks?

Bernard Hopkins used to be a great fighter but he's not a great thinker. He said Manny Pacquiao is ducking Floyd Mayweather Jr. in particular and blacks in general. He said a black fighter with a black style -- whatever that is -- could beat Pacquiao. Mike Tyson and Lennox [...]

By | November 18th, 2010|6 Comments

Mayweather arrested

Floyd Mayweather has been arrested for grand larceny. He allegedly stole stuff from his girlfriend's apartment where he allegedly came in uninvited and where he allegedly beat her up. I long have been a Mayweather advocate -- strictly as a boxer, not as a human being. I admire his boxing [...]

By | September 10th, 2010|2 Comments

Floyd Mayweather Jr. = disgusting

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. recently created a video in which he takes aim at Manny Pacquiao. This is very interesting. So far Mayweather hasn't shown the desire to take aim at Pacquiao in a ring -- merely in a video. Is that brave? This is a disgusting video and shows Mayweather [...]

By | September 3rd, 2010|12 Comments