Don King Compares Cotto vs Mayorga to Michael Jackson

Legendary boxing promoter Don King has lots of personality, and he sure showed it off during a Top Rank press conference , promoting the fight between Miguel Cotto vs Ricardo Mayorga.

In this EsNewsReporting video, King is very “presidential-like” as he explains why Cotto will knockout Mayorga. He  also explains what similarities Michael Jackson had to Cotto vs Mayorga.

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Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor: “A lot of people stole from me.”

EsNewsReporting talks with boxing Hall of Famer Aaron Pryor about the upcoming fight between Manny Pacquiao vs Sugar Shane Mosley. You might be surprised to hear what he has to say about Mosley. Pryor gives us his prediction on the much anticipated “Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Jr.” match.  He also tells EsNewsReporting who he wishes he fought and what he’s up to now.

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Record Deal For Floyd Mayweather Sr.?

Who doesn’t love some rhymes from Floyd Mayweather Sr.

In this EsNewsReporting vidoe, Mayweather Sr. rhymes about Laila Ali. Record deal anyone?

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NFL Star & Boxer Looking For a Nickname: Any Ideas?

Baltimore Ravens safety Tommy Zbikowski (1-0, 1 KO) is ready for his second professional fight on March 12, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The professional boxer will take on Richard Bryant (1-2, 1 KO), from London. The two will fight on the undercard of Miguel Cotto vs Ricardo Mayorga. The match will be LIVE on Showtime PPV beginning at 9pm.

Zbikowski who goes by Tommy Z , and has played three seasons with the Ravens.

During a Top Rank conference press call Zbikowski was asked about his future plans.

“Right now, I’m just looking forward to being a professional boxer again. I’m just looking forward to getting this fight on March 12 under my belt. Then I will get in the gym and figure out when the next time that I’ll be able to fight,” said Zbikowski

“As long as he is available to fight we plan to keep him very busy whether it’s once a month or every two to three weeks. He’s been off for awhile but our matchmakers feel like he can compete at the top level of boxing at cruiserweight, so we’re going to keep him as busy as his schedule permits.,” said promoter Bob Arum

Zbikowski doesn’t have a boxing “nickname”, but says he’s open to ideas. “I’m waiting for a boxing writer to just give me a nickname for boxing because I’ve never had one and I’ve always looked forward to having one.” EsNewsReporting is opening it up to you. Can you think of a good nickname ?

Courtesy: Chris Farina (Top Rank) Tommy Zbikowski

WBC President: Canelo Will Be Great For Years To Come

Saul ” Canelo ” Alvarez isn’t the only person proud of his championship win over Matthew Hatton. The two fought on March 5th, with Alvarez beating Hatton in a unanimous decision.

EsNewsReporting talked with WBC President , Jose Sulaiman, who is very impressed with the 154 pound champ.

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