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  1. Manny Pacquiao on MMA

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    Chris Farina/Top RankThe best boxer in the ring, Manny Pacquiao, is no fan of fighting in the cage.Manny Pacquiao fights Joshua Clottey on Saturday, and although I'd like to endorse it as a fight with potential, I have never been able to make se...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  2. When boxers make bad decisions

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    Harry How/Getty ImagesWhat was Ricardo Mayorga thinking? Or was he thinking at all when he accepted a fight with Din Thomas? James Toney has signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but you knew that already. If his opponent fights ...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  3. When boxers make bad decisions

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    James Toney has signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but you knew that already. If his opponent fights intelligently, Toney is likely to become a grappling dummy, but you knew that already, too. The idea of the accredited boxer...

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  4. Mayorga's MMA debut official

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    Originally believed to be making his mixed martial arts debut in March, Ricardo Mayorga has sealed his commitment for May. According to a press release, the boxer known for his pugnacious attitude in and out of competition will fight Din Thomas on Ma...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  5. Ricardo Mayorga's MMA debut official for May 15

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Originally believed to be making his mixed martial arts debut in March, Ricardo Mayorga has sealed his commitment for May. According to a press release, the boxer known for his pugnacious attitude in and out of competition will fight Din Thomas on Ma...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  6. Mike Tyson is dancing with (Italian) stars

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Advancing age seems to be the one sure antidote for athletes previously known for bad temperaments. An entire generation that knows George Foreman as a doughy, Bible-belting grill pitchman has little idea that he was once a surly boxer with a stare t...

    Blog | Conversation | February 02, 2010
  7. James Toney goes fishing

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    AP Photo/Oscar HidalgoJames Toney talks a big game, but he likely has only a fraction of the skills to succeed in MMA.Skating is a part of hockey, but you didn't see Brian Boitano gearing up for the Maple Leafs. Yet boxers, for reasons that prob...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  8. James Toney goes fishing

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Skating is a part of hockey, but you didn't see Brian Boitano gearing up for the Maple Leafs. Yet boxers, for reasons that probably begin and end with Ray Mercer, are expected to have some proficiency when it comes to mixed martial arts, despite poss...

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2010
  9. Big appetite: Shields eyes two divisional titles

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    Dave MandelMaybe Jake Shields just needs an airtight excuse for wolfing down that last apple fritter.Boxer Roy Jones Jr. tried straddling weight classes, and it virtually ruined him. Apparently, mixed martial artist Jake Shields isn't paying att...

    Blog | November 03, 2009
  10. Jake Shields eyes two divisional titles

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    Boxer Roy Jones Jr. tried straddling weight classes, and it virtually ruined him. Apparently, mixed martial artist Jake Shields isn't paying attention. The welterweight who defeated middleweight Robbie Lawler last June told MMAJunkie Radio on Monday ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  11. Boxer James Toney on MMA

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    Donald Miralle/Getty ImagesJames Toney, left, thinks lack of heart is what's hurting boxing these days.I'll explore the joys found in a site named BallerStatus.com later. At the moment, my attention is on their interview with boxer James Toney, ...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  12. Boxer James Toney on MMA

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    I'll explore the joys found in a site named BallerStatus.com later. At the moment, my attention is on their interview with boxer James Toney, an accomplished heavyweight preparing to make a comeback. And since you can't interview a boxer anymore w...

    Blog | Conversation | September 24, 2009
  13. Smokin' Joe Frazier Talks MMA

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    Martin McNeil for ESPN.comJoe Frazier doesn't think MMA is real fighting. Tell that to Joe Stevenson.Considering that mixed martial arts is a sport largely lost on senior citizens and boxers, you can imagine what a boxer turned senior citizen will ha...

    Blog | September 16, 2009
  14. Oscar De La Hoya talks UFC versus Floyd Mayweather

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    Is there a better diplomat in boxing than Oscar De La Hoya? Days after promoter Bob Arum stopped coughing up mold spores long enough to weigh in on the UFC, the mostly retired boxer gave The Orange County Register a fair assessment of his event'...

    Blog | September 16, 2009
  15. Oscar De La Hoya talks UFC versus Floyd Mayweather

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    Is there a better diplomat in boxing than Oscar De La Hoya? Days after promoter Bob Arum stopped coughing up mold spores long enough to weigh in on the UFC, the mostly retired boxer gave The Orange County Register a fair assessment of his event's cha...

    Blog | Conversation | September 16, 2009
  16. Smokin' Joe Frazier Talks MMA

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    Considering that mixed martial arts is a sport largely lost on senior citizens and boxers, you can imagine what a boxer turned senior citizen will have to say about it: In Voorhees, N.J., to commiserate with Philadelphia Flyers goalie and boxing fan ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 16, 2009