Manny isn't worried about his image as a boxer as opposed to Mayweather who apparently said "You have congress, I have nothing but boxing, what if I lose?". That sentence is completely telling. This fight needs to happen for boxing, it should have happened a couple of years ago when they were in their primes (leading to re-matches and what coould have been a money-spinning series of top boxing), but the persistance of everyone wanting this fight will eventually make it happen and Mayweather is holding out for as long as he can.
Bulgaria's #1 Heavy weight professional boxer, Kubrat Pulev beat Alexander Ustinov with a KO in the 11th round last night, ending his 27 winning streak. The victory gives Kubrat a match against Klitschko for the super heavy weight title.
Great day for sports with Orlando Cruz winning via unanimous decision in his first bout after coming out, showing us that what people are has no effect on how tough they are. It's going to be harder to combat homophobia in team sports but hopefully others learn from this.
Ricky Hatton announces his retirement from boxing after his ninth-round defeat to Vyacheslav Senchenko at the Manchester Arena on Saturday. Speaking after the fight, an emotional Hatton called time on his career. He said he could still look at himself in the mirror and say 'I did give it my best'