Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Len Martez & Colin Hoggard talk about the Crimson Tide “rollin” into College Station & beating Johnny “Football,” plus Floyd Mayweather dominating boxing & the Panthers traveling to Buffalo.
Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
Hitting To All Fields: Cheaters, Murderers, & Racists – Another Banner Week In The WILD World Of Sports
“A FRAUD” Alex Rodriguez has been suspended 211 Games by Major League Baseball for using Performance Enhancing Drugs Again…Yet, because of his appeal and the collective bargaining agreement with the MLBPA which is the “Strongest Union in the World”, Rodriguez will play rest of this season…In case you were wondering, “A ROID” makes a cool 175,000 Dollars per game
It’s a freshman for the first time. Len Martez & Steve Lyerly discuss “Johnny Football,” Johnny Manziel winning the Heisman & a devastating, one-punch knockout in boxing.
The Drive Wednesday 12-5-12 – Michael Buffer is in town to announce the Bobcats starting line up tonight and he stopped by The Drive set on location at TWC Arena. They get into how he got his famous tag line, if Pacquio/Mayweather will ever happen and we talk other boxing news with him.
The Drive Monday 6-11-12- Teddy Atlas the legendary trainer talks with Taylor and Marc about the fight Saturday night, if this was the final nail in the coffin for boxing and we get his thoughts on the state of boxing in todays sports world.
Back to the Finals. LeBron James & the Heat will take on Oklahoma City. Len Martez wraps up Game 7 in Miami plus another crazy decision in boxing.
HBO Boxing Analyst Larry Merchant: “Its My Impression That Mayweather Is Gettting In The Way Of The Pacquiao Fight”
The Drive Monday 5-7-12- Taylor and Marc talk with Larry Merchant about the Mayweather/Cotto fight this past weekend, the state of boxing in 2012, and we get his thoughts on if Pacquio/Mayweather will ever happen.