Crowded dais as boxing hall of fame inducts three classes
The International Boxing Hall of Fame might have to build a new wing to host all the inductees after this weekend’s ceremonies. Floyd Mayweather Jr. alone makes Sunday’s event one of the most anticipated in years. Add in fighters like Roy Jones Jr., Andre Ward and Bernard Hopkins — as well as some pioneering women — and the boxing hall in tiny Canastota, New York, figures to fill up quickly.news.yahoo.com
Davis building on star power in title bout with Santa Cruz
Davis wants to become a pay-per-view star, much like his promoter and mentor Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in his prime. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell, File)Gervonta Davis wants to become a pay-per-view star, much like his promoter and mentor Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in his prime. But Mayweather sees a pay-per-view future for Davis, a rising star who has both charisma and power. “You want to be the best you’ve got to beat the best,” Santa Cruz said. “I wanted to be a pay-per-view fighter and now I’m living the dream,” Santa Cruz said.