It took Yuriorkis Gamboa half the time to dispatch gifted Jorge Solis that Manny Pacquiao needed to do the same. If that five-knockdown performance doesn't enter Gamboa in the pound-for-pound discussion, it certainly should.
Move over, Manny Pacquiao. There's another Filipino with massive power, blazing speed and the ability to move up in weight with ease. His name? Nonito Donaire.
Shane Mosley is affable. Floyd Mayweather isn't. That alone has fueled interest and polarized fans ahead of their showdown.
From his hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing style to his boyish charm, what's not to like about Victor Ortiz? Dan Rafael foresees many years at the top of the sport to come for boxing's next big star.
David Diaz wasn't sure he'd turn pro after the 2006 Olympics. Today, he's a lightweight champion and on the cusp of the biggest fight of his career -- a showdown with Manny Pacquiao on Saturday.