Yearly Archives: 2011

Tito Jones’ Year End Awards: Fighter of the Year

Tito Jones’ Year End Awards: Fighter of the Year

Posted on Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 1:49 pm.

This has been a weird year for boxing’s top category: Fighter of the Year. Usually it is pretty easy to pick. Sergio Martinez last year had such big wins and such a feel good story, there really was no other choice. 2011 has been a year of short but significant campaigns. Andre Ward is the obvious and :READ MORE…

A Banner Year for Boxing 360

A Banner Year for Boxing 360

Posted on Saturday, December 24th, 2011 at 11:14 pm.

In only its third year of operations, Boxing 360 experienced a banner 2011, highlighted by Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano capturing the New York City-based promotional company’s first world title. Boxing 360′s Fighter of the Year clearly was 23-year-old Serrano (12-0-1, 8 KOs), a native of Puerto Rico who lives in Brooklyn, was 6-0 this past :READ MORE…

Is this the end of Pacquiao vs. Mayweather?

Is this the end of Pacquiao vs. Mayweather?

Posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 12:26 pm.

We’ve hoped, wished, wanted, argued, been over, got excited for again, and trampled all over for just wanting one simple thing: for the two best fighters in recent memory to beat each other up or at least try. Instead, we’ve gotten two years of painful negotiations, false starts and endless dreams. On Wednesday, Floyd Mayweather, :READ MORE…

Marco Antonio Rubio

Tito Jones Picks The Fights Dec 17, 2011

Posted on Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 1:37 am.

Friday Mandalay Bay Casino, Las Vegas, NV Marco Antonio Rubio (52-5-1) vs. Matt Vanda (44-13) Tito’s Pick: Even though Rubio missed weight, I like the way he punches and moves these days. Give me Rubio by TKO. The Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany, NY Eudy Bernardo (10-0) vs. Darnell Jiles (8-1-1) Tito’s Jones: Ok :READ MORE…

Casamayor-Santa Cruz

5 fights that could be overturned by a commission

Posted on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 11:32 pm.

Now that Bernard Hopkins has rightly gotten his No Contest, it’s time to put the commissions back to work. You may not agree with this list, but if we are going to let commissions take away wins post-fight, then why not go back in time for some fights that had endings that left a little :READ MORE…

WBA and IBF 140 lb champ Lamont Peterson

What Should Lamont Peterson Do Next?

Posted on Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 3:40 pm.

Whether you agree with the split decision awarded to Lamont Peterson this weekend, the fact remains for now, he is a two-belt champion at 140 pounds. With a mandatory defense not having a rematch clause, Peterson is free and clear to choose the path that best suits him. Looking at his career to now, with :READ MORE…

Tito Jones Picks The Weekend Fights Dec 9, 2011

Tito Jones Picks The Weekend Fights Dec 9, 2011

Posted on Friday, December 9th, 2011 at 3:18 pm.

Friday Telemundo The Kissimmee Civic Center, Kissimmee, FL Alex Sanchez (31-7-1) vs. Eric Ortiz (32-12-3) Tito’s Pick: This one will go the distance with leather flying in combination the whole way there. Sanchez will work a little harder and get the decision. The ExCel Arena, London, England James DeGale (11-1) vs. Jose Guerrero (29-2-1) Tito’s :READ MORE…

Cotto vs. Pacquiao II?

Cotto vs. Pacquiao II?

Posted on Friday, December 9th, 2011 at 3:16 pm.

Boxingscene reported that Bob Arum is looking at a Miguel Cotto vs. Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr fight in 2012.  Cotto himself has told a Puerto Rico paper he wants a rematch with Manny Pacquiao, believing that his new style will help him be victorious this time.

James Kirkland

Eight The Hard Way: 154 Demands a Tournament

Posted on Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 10:34 pm.

Action fight for action fight, there is no division in boxing that is more exciting to a man than junior middleweight. With it’s Faded ex-champions, unproven titleholders and dangerous contenders, 154 screams “Give me a Super Six!” Only in this hard hitting, aggressive fighter populated division, they’d be called Eight The Hard Way. 

Revenge complete

Cotto vs. Canelo Anyone?

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 8:44 pm.

Now that Miguel Cotto has taken his revenge against Antonio Margarito and his evil eye It’s now time to look to the future. Top Rank and Cotto’s promotional deal is apparently over with a chance of a re-signing if Cotto’s hugging and kissing of Bob Arum is an indication. So who is next? The obvious :READ MORE…