Monthly Archives: September 2011

sin city to fat city

Roman Gonzalez, pictured above with former champ, fellow countryman Ricardo Mayorga was one of the fighters who made weight at today’s event in Las Vegas. Gonzalez will be defending his WBA 108-pound belt against Omar Soto . . . that is, if Soto can find away to shed four pounds without sawing off his leg. [...]

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nishioka-marquez presser

With little ill will and drama between main eventers Rafael Marquez and Toshiaki Nishioka, today’s presser at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas might’ve been called the Johnny Tapia and Ricardo Mayorga show. Quote of the day? While sitting down with “Mi Vida Loca,” Tapia looked over at Mayorga, laughed, and said, “He’s a loon.” [...]

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marquez, nishioka, soto, gonzalez work out

Shots from today’s Top Rank media workout in Las Vegas: Rafael Marquez, Toshiaki Nishioka, Omar Soto, Roman Gonzalez, Jesse Magdaleno and Anthony Lenk. For full slideshow . . . |more|

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strikeforce challengers 19

Late sub Nick Rossborough gushed a puddle of blood in the final moments of his three-rounder with unbeaten welter Lorenz Larkin at last night’s Strikeforce Challengers card at the Palms. For more photos . . . . |more|  

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postfight mayweather, ortiz

For more shots of last night’s postfight action . . . |more|

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first shots from mayweather-ortiz

Shots from last night’s disappointing fight between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and “Vicious” Victor Ortiz. For full gallery . . . .|more|

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requiem for a heavy bag

Shots from last night’s massacre at Texas Station with Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell and human punching bag Hector Ferreyro . . . |more|

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velasquez, dos santos meet, eat in vegas

Photo: UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior Dos Santos (right) hosted a small luncheon yesterday at the Four Seasons’ Verandah Restaurant in Vegas. On Nov. 12, the two will headline UFC’s first Fox-televised card in Anaheim, Calif.

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mayweather, ortiz at the scales

Real drama or staged? That was the discussion in the media room following this afternoon’s weigh-in with Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz. For a full photo gallery . . . |more|  

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mayweather, ortiz arrive in vegas

Shots from today’s Grand Arrivals at the MGM with Victor Ortiz, Floyd Mayweather, Jessie Vargas and Erik Morales . . . . |more|

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vargas studio shoot

A few samples from a recent studio shoot at the Mayweather Gym in Las Vegas with undefeated Jessie Vargas.  Vargas opens up the Sept. 17 Pay-Per-View telecast for the Mayweather vs. Ortiz card.

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mayweather media day

  Shots from today’s media workout at the Mayweather Gym. For more photos of Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Jessie Vargas . . . . |more|    

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flashback shots: mayweather in the gym

Flashback photos to January 2001: Floyd Mayweather Jr. prepares for Diego Corrales at the Madison Gym in Phoenix, Ariz.

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