ProMMAnow.com’s Dan “The Wolfman” caught up King Mo Lawal and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather last week at Bellator 85 in Irvine, Calif. Mo talked about his upcoming Bellator debut which takes place this Thursday on Spike TV. He also discussed his pro wrestling training for TNA Impact, which he calls “harder than MMA”, and he and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather shared their opinion on the idea of a boxing match between Mo and Kimbo Slice, and fighting Rampage Jackson in the Bellator cage.
ProMMAnow.com caught up with boxing icon “Sugar” Shane Mosley at Bellator 85 this past week in Irvine, Calif. Mosley talked about some of the fights he was impressed with on the card and his familiarity with mixed martial arts. Mosley discussed his appreciation for the various disciplines of mixed martial arts, and although he said he has tried grappling, we probably shouldn’t expect the 41-year-old three-division world champ to start following UFC President Dana White around the country and stalking him at press conferences asking for a shot in the UFC like our old friend James Toney did.
Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao faced off for a fourth time Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. After Marquez knocked down Pacquiao in the third, Pacquiao came back in the fifth with his own knockdown.
The boxing world went up in flames last night as 28-year-old Timothy Bradley was awarded a split decision victory and took the WBO welterweight title from the pride of the Philippines Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum shares his thoughts on the fight and Floyd Mayweather Sr. talks about how the fight could impact a possible future match-up with his son Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2) puts his WBO welterweight title (147 lbs.) on the line tonight as he faces unbeaten 28-year-old current WBO light welterweight (140 lbs.) champion Timothy Bradley (28-0, 1 NC) .
Former street-fighter-turned-MMA-fighter-turned-professional boxer, Kimbo Slice (5-0) , under the guidance of legendary promoter Gary Shaw, returned to the ring Saturday night for his fifth pro boxing match. The 38-year-old Slice (a.k.a. Kevin Ferguson) took on Arkansas heavyweight Jesse Porter (3-4) at Lucky Star Casino in Concho, Okla.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes on Miguel Cotto this evening at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Cotto’s WBA Super Welterweight Championship Title is on the line.
ProMMAnow.com talks with Drysdale BJJ boxing coach Gil Martinez about leaving Xtreme Couture, Gray Maynard’s departure from the team and more.