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

Arturo “Thunder” Gatti (1972-2009)

Arturo Thunder Gatti was found dead early saturday (7/11/09)  in his resort hotel room in Porto de Galihnas Brasil.  While details are still emerging surrounding his death, Brazilian authorites have taken into custody his wife Amanda Rodrigues, who will likely be charged with Gatti’s murder.  Gatti recently retired in 2007 with a record of 40-9 (31 KOs) he won the IBF super featherweight title in 1995 and later the WBC junior welterweight crown in 2004.  Known as the human highlight film, Arturo Gatti will be remembered as one of the most exciting, toughest, entertaining and beloved fighters of his generation.

Remember this one?  I still got this 12′ somewhere around, Animal Rap (Arturo Gatti Mix) – Jedi Mind Tricks featuring Kool G Rap 


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.

El Matador

Mayorga mocking De La Hoya

Vintage Mayorga

9/27/2008 Ricardo Mayorga Vs. Shane Mosley on HBO