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  1. Khan not looking past Collazo

    Michael Woods

    The main support bout on the May 3rd "The Moment" promotion is a clash between Amir Khan, a former champ at 140 pounds, and Luis Collazo, a former champ at 147 pounds. A title will be up for grabs, but the stakes, truly, are so much larger than a pie...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  2. Spiritual awakening carries Collazo forward

    Michael Woods

    He wasn't able to enjoy the piece of cake brought out for him. And he ate only about three-quarters of a cup of spaghetti at the NYC intimate media luncheon at Buca Di Beppo in Times Square on Wednesday. But it was quite clear that Luis Collazo, who ...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  3. Broner: I don't want to beat Mayweather

    Michael Woods

    Adrien Broner admits that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is his role model. He regularly calls Mayweather "big bro," asks the pound-for-pound ace for advice and is exceedingly humble (for him) in admitting that Mayweather is boxing's top dog (for now anyway). ...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  4. Alexander, in AC, auditioning for Floyd fight?

    Michael Woods

    The specter of The Gig hangs over Devon Alexander. The man is talented enough, and professional enough, and focused enough that it is more than likely that the mere possibility of The Gig -- i.e., a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., and the attenda...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  5. Guerrero: God chose me to humble Floyd

    Michael Woods

    If the oddsmakers were sitting across from Robert Guerrero in the Vanderbilt Suite at the MetLife Building in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, I suspect some would have dropped the odds on a win by Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 4 a notch. Maybe i...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  6. Broner knocks out Rees in A.C.

    Michael Woods

    The drumbeat to sign on against a superstar -- or at least a name guy with a more-than-solid résumé -- will beat louder after Adrien Broner knocked out Gavin Rees on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Broner, from Ci...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  7. Next for Floyd: Bradley? Canelo?

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be released from Clark County Detention Center on or about Aug. 3, so we have started to think more and more about what fight looms next for him. I asked Brooklyn-born HBO analyst Larry Merchant: Who, as a fan, would you ...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  8. Mayweather, PETA trade shots

    Michael Woods

    In the ring, Floyd Mayweather Jr. can be relied upon to show off a stunning skill set of pugilistic tools that have made him the sport's acknowledged pound-for-pound kingpin. Outside the ring, when there's a microphone around, Mayweather frequently s...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  9. Mayweather: 'I'm Pound-for-Pound King'

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. sat down with NYFightBlog this week in Harlem to talk about fighting Miguel Cotto, a possible fight against Manny Pacquiao, and the comments he made about the Knicks' Jeremy Lin (at the 3:10 mark)....

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  10. Floyd: Pac must leave Arum to make fight

    Michael Woods

    He's right there with many of the glittering talents who have graced the stage of the Apollo Theater in Harlem in the past century. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has "it," the charisma that forces people -- love him or loathe him -- to pay attention. Thous...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  11. Floyd Mayweather Jr. trashes Jeremy Lin

    Michael Woods

    Even if I didn't know that Floyd Mayweather Jr. had a fight set up, on May 5 in Las Vegas against Miguel Cotto, I could have told you that the best sweet scientist of this era was due to glove up in short order. This is not because I have any particu...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  12. Floyd Mayweather to fight Andre Ward..in perfect world

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the best in the business today. He is a singular talent, a star shinier than any other when it comes to doing business in the squared circle. Now, he'll sometimes tell you that he is the best in the business across the ages...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  13. Report: Mayweather-Guerrero close to done

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is thisclose to naming a foe for his May 5 scrap. According to Raymond Markarian, writing for TheSweetScience.com, a source informed him that negotiations for a Mayweather-Guerrero bout are in their final stage. Mayweather ...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  14. ESPN The Magazine: Shane Mosley responds to internet gossip, buzz...

    Michael Woods

    In a story for ESPN The Magazine, Shane Mosley responds to internet chatter and rumors about himself ahead of his May 7 fight against Manny Pacquiao.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  15. Floyd Sr. not letting family ties get in the way of his job

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather Sr. says that it will be just another day at the office when his fighter, Oscar De La Hoya, meets his son, Floyd Mayweather Jr., in a megafight on May 5, 2007, Michael Woods writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2006