The last word on the Mayweather-McGregor pay-per-view fiasco

As you know, I had a great time watching the Mayweather-McGregor fight last week. Unfortunately, a lot of people didn’t. Issues plagued the pay-per-view, with many at home unable to watch the fight card even though they had paid for it. The UFC had the most issues, with a lot of people unable to access UFC.TV…

Mayweather TKOs McGregor in 10th, moves to 50-0!

You know, after all my incessant trash-talking about the Mayweather-McGregor “Money Fight” matchup, it really did turn out to be a pretty good fight last night. I did a huge screed for the paper about my experience watching the fight and I expect that will be up later this week.

Tonight is the night! Mayweather vs. McGregor in Las Vegas!

Well, this is it, the fight that everyone has been waiting for. The hype and the trash-talking is over, the weigh ins have been done and the battle is on as Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor go at it in Las Vegas. That is, assuming neither of these two jokers pull a fast one and…

Mayweather and McGregor keep it classy in Brooklyn. Not!! 

I had nothing better to do this evening (All-Star Break still on, etc.) so I tuned in the latest Floyd “Money” Mayweather- Conor McGregor world tour/circus act from Brooklyn.  Folks, what a gong show. First, I guess everyone showed up late. Then, Conor was using all this foul language (ie. “s@ck my d!ck”, etc.) and then…

A dull day in sports is livened by today’s Mayweather-McGregor hypefest

Folks, it is the baseball All-Star Break, traditionally one of the deadest weeks in the world of sports. So unless you are a Wimbledon tennis fan, the biggest news today was the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor world tour press conference in Toronto for their upcoming boxing match, a bizarre affair in which Conor carried Floyd’s bags while…

It’s on! Thoughts on Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor 

August 26 has been set as the date for boxing’s next Superfight! It is indeed Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Conor McGregor, in Las Vegas. But I dunno if boxing fans are all that impressed. I notice a lot of them on social media have flat-out blasted this fight. They used words such as “joke,” “farce“,…

Mayweather v. McGregor. Dana White thinks it will happen!

Well, the rumors have been flying for a while about a potential multimillion dollar boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the UFC’s star, Conor McGregor (pictured).  This could turn out to be the next big superfight on the horizon, after that last sorry borefest of a superfight in which Mayweather spent the entire night…

Ten days to go. Are you getting tickets to Mayweather-Pacquiao?

  If you think tickets to NHL playoff games are (a) overpriced, and (b) hard to come by, that’s nothing compared to this Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao boxing title Fight of the Century match in Las Vegas.  Today, just ten days before the big fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, there was finally a…

IT’S FIGHT NIGHT TONIGHT! FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. VS. CANELO ALVAREZ

The latest boxing superfight is happening tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez for the super light middleweight championship. Mayweather holds the WBA Super Light Middleweight title while Alvarez holds the WBA and WBC Light Middleweight crowns. SB Nation has the coverage live here, as does CBS…