Shane Mosley Vs Floyd Mayweather (5-1-2010)

Boxing fans can rejoice after last weeks news that Floyd Mayweather & Shane Mosley have agreed to square off May 1st in Las Vegas.  Following the news of Bernard Hopkins Vs. Roy Jones Jr. there is a lot to look forward to after the dismal start to 2010 when January’s Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao negotiations quickly turned into a media debacle.  Mayweather Vs. Mosley will definitely be the fight of the year unless Pacquiao & Mayweather revisit their fight towards the end of the year.

Sugar Shane Mosley(46-5, 39 KOs) will defend his title against Floyd Money Mayweather (40-0, 25 KOs) on May 1 (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  Both fighters have agreed to undergo Olympic-style drug testing for the fight.  Mayweather, coming off a September victory of then lightweight champion and former Pacquiao nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez.  While Mosley hasn’t fought in over a year, when he upset and demolished a heavily favorited Antonio Margarito, knocking him out in the ninth round to win the welterweight title for the second time.

“I have always wanted to fight Floyd and now it is finally coming true. I am already in great shape and ready to show everyone on May 1 that I am stronger, faster and better than he is. I will have no problem beating him.” – Mosley

“I have said ever since I came back to the sport that I only wanted to fight the best. I think Shane is one of the best, but come May 1, he still won’t be great enough to beat me.” – Mayweather

Roy Jones Jr. Vs Bernard Hopkins

Roy Jones Jr.  (54-6, 40 KOs) and Bernard Hopkins (50-5-1, 32 KOs) will square off in the ring April 3 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas nearly 20 years after Roy Jones Jr. won a close decision over Bernard Hopkins.  Hopkins coming off a couple victories, an impressive win over the talented Kelly Pavlik and a decision against Enrique Ornelas.  Jones Jr. won by TKO over Jeff Lacy but in his last bout Roy was knocked out in the first round by Danny Green.

“They deserve this fight and why not supply the fans with what they demand? Now I can finally terminate the ‘Executioner’ once and for all. My new nickname for this fight will be ‘The Terminator.’ ” – Roy Jones Jr.

“A rematch with Roy has been in the back of my mind for a long time and it’s finally going to happen. I have accomplished a lot in my career since that night in Washington, in 1993, and I am going to end this thing between me and Roy once and for all.” – Hopkins

Roy Jones Jr. takes on Joe Calzaghe

Man oh Man, November 8th at Madison Square Garden could possibly be the greatest fight of the new millenium.  Roy Jones Jr. (52-4 38KO’s) will take on Joe Calzaghe (45-0 32KO’s) this fight should be a historic matchup between the two great fighters.  A newly revived Roy Jones Jr. defeated Felix Trinidad in January but will certainly have his hands full against the undefeated champion Joe Calzaghe who is coming off a few very impressive victories himself over the likes of Bernard Hopkins, Jeff Lacy, Peter Manfredo and Mikkel Kessler.  The fight is set at light-heavyweight and is sure to be an entertaining bout between the two, Joe Calzaghe trying to further cement his legacy and Roy Jones Jr. trying to win his spot back.  Below is a preview for the show 24/7 on HBO which gives an excellent preview of their Nov. 8th showdown if you have HBO, definately peep this show I highly reccomend it.

Kelly Pavlik vs. Bernard Hopkins

Saturday October 18th Light Heavyweights Kelly The Ghost Pavlik (34-0 30KOs) will square off with Bernard The Executioner Hopkins(48-5-1 32KOs) 

Kelly Pavliks previous knockout of Middleweight champ Jermaine Taylor

43 year old Bernard Hopkins has never been knocked out in a fight only knocked down twice, which was just in one fight. 

This fight should be one for the ages, so don’t miss it, on HBO pay-per-view.