It's the argument you most likely heard drunk males in there 20's discussing in finest Tapout t-shirts ironed by their mothers - Who could win in a battle between MMA Fighters and Boxers. Now, one could argue that Boxing is just one martial art that makes up the hundreds of styles that define a mixed martial artist so it was never a valid debate, but why let logic get in the way of a good article? So today, our mideons have complied a glorious list of Boxers who took this global dispute to heart, and decided to ditch the boxing gloves for fingerless noggin' knockers.
With less than four days to go until the start of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a cloud of speculation over boxing at the quadrennial Summer Games has surfaced with a British newspaper reporting that many bouts could be fixed. According to the Guardian, judges and referees are allegedly involved in manipulating draws and bouts, though the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has dismissed them as 'rumours'.
The UK daily on Monday ran a story in which it said that "Senior figures within amateur boxing have warned many bouts, including those to decide medals, could be fixed at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro amid wid...
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is in intensive care embroiled in his most courageous bout - for his life.
The children of the sporting icon have rushed to be at his bedside as doctors treating the former heavyweight champ have told them they fear he “is near the end”.
Already four of the 74-year-old’s nine children, including daughters Laila, Hana and Maryum, are at the hospital in the Phoenix area where medics continue to fight a breathing problem picked up by the star.
The children flew in last night from around the US as doctors said the future survival of the champ was “uncertain”.
Although there were discussions about transporti...
This is just one of those stories that websites are beating to death with a broom stick, but with the new development that FOX Sports host Colin Cowherd's intel (aka imagination) said the fight was all but confirmed and the announcement would be made in two weeks, this subject has literally grown legs and running faster than any journalist can keep up with.
Here is what Mr.Cowherd recently said:
"News I believe is gonna break here in about two weeks... I have already booked two rooms, September 17th and 18th in Las Vegas. My intel is Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen. It changed late last week...
For an Olympic Bronze Medalist in Boxing, Former World Champion in Boxing, Owner of a Boxing Gym and yes, you guessed it, a Boxer - He sure knows talent in MIxed Martial Arts.
Floyd Mayweather, who runs Mayweather Promotions which houses 20 very talented boxers, he has made his intentions very clear that he would like to expand his operations to the realm of MMA, starting with the signing of UFC World Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones.
“Jon Jones is with the MMA but we still got to communicate. We’d love to have Jon Jones be a part of TMT (The Money Team),” Mayweather told ESNews in an interview on Friday. “It’s not just...
Now this is getting ridiculous - Floyd Mayweather Jr. has finally answered the question we all have been asking for the last week since a British Tabloid reported about a possible fight between Mcgregor and Mayweather, here is what Mayweather had to say:
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However; you cannot deny the rumor of a Mcgregor/Mayweather that has gracefully been spreaded faster then herpes during spring break all from a non-reputable tabloid news outlet has literally broke the internet for the last week.
It has not been shot down from Conor Mcgregor....
It has not been shot down from Floyd Mayweather Sr.....
And now, Joe Rogan looks to chime in on the fun and add his two cents to further the speculation.
Do you remember that REALLY pretty girl that you liked that you were never quite sure if she was coming back to town or not, but she would drop vague hints, facebook status's and tweets that made you ponder if her presence would once again be felt?
Yeah, this has nothing to do with it, (and perhaps the worst comparison in internet history) but if these are concrete clues that have merit, Pretty Boy Floyd is going to be finishing what he started and going for the record of 50-0.
Floyd Mayweather during a recent interview touched upon the topic about coming back to the sport he took with him after his last fight with Berto: