Sunday, May 6, 2012

Mayweather

  • LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. was getting ready to make his ring walk about the time Manny Pacquiao arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Philippine Airlines Flight 102.
  • (FOX News)
  • LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather believes the key to his hard-fought victory over Miguel Cotto on Saturday night stemmed from the night he shunned a trip to an Orlando strip club and went for a six-mile run at 3a.m.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • LAS VEGAS -- When people look back at the Hall of Fame-worthy careers of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto, the boxers fight on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena will be the one they probably remember.
  • (ESPN)
  • LAS VEGAS — Late Saturday, Miguel Cotto did to Floyd Mayweather what opponents rarely, if ever, do to Floyd Mayweather. Cotto made him bleed. It started when Cotto landed a quick, direct left hand square on Mayweather's nose in the fifth round.
  • (New York Times)
  • HBOs Larry Merchant on Sunday said it was understandable people could be skeptical or cynical about his supposed feud with boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. evaporating before there was any showdown.
  • (USA Today)
  • LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally found himself in a real fight, complete with a bloody nose and an opponent in Miguel Cotto who was never going to quit. As usual, he found a way to win.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • By TIM DAHLBERG AP Boxing Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally found himself in a real fight, complete with a bloody nose and an opponent in Miguel Cotto who was never going to quit. As usual, he found a way to win.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • This fight between Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas has been dubbed “Ring Kings, and for good reason. These two gladiators are the elite of the elite in the sweet science.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • With every fight, Mayweather is moving up the all-time list. For years, one knock on his record was that, as good as he frequently looked, we didnt know how he would react when he was rocked or when he was in a real dogfight. We know now.
  • (ESPN)
  • Fans of combat sports were treated to a memorable evening on Saturday night as Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Miguel Cotto battled it out on pay-per-view following an entertaining fight card put on by the UFC on FOX.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)

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