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CRAWFORD RETURNS HOME FOR MORE

CRAWFORD RETURNS HOME FOR MORE

Posted on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 at 12:53 pm.

Boxing works in mysterious ways.  A win here, a win there, and you are fighting on the HBO, the biggest platform in the sport.  This weekend we will see two lightweight warriors clash for the WBO 135-pound belt when champion Terrence “Bud” Crawford defends his title against Mexico’s Ray Beltran in a scheduled twelve round :READ MORE…

MANNY WANTS IT, WHY NOT FLOYD?

MANNY WANTS IT, WHY NOT FLOYD?

Posted on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 7:18 am.

To truly be considered the best, a fighter must fight the best in his division.  No obstacle should stand in his way, no television networks, promoter affiliations or purse percentages.  A fighter who really wants to go down in the annals of history as the best that has ever laced up the gloves, no matter :READ MORE…

FEATHERWEIGHT THUNDER

FEATHERWEIGHT THUNDER

Posted on Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 5:54 am.

The 70s was the heavyweight divisions with Ali vs Frazier and Ali vs Foreman and everybody in between.  The 80s saw the four horsemen, Leonard, Duran, Hearns and Hagler, go after each other.  The 90s didn’t as much include a division but a man, Oscar De La Hoya, as he carried the sport on his :READ MORE…

A LOT AT STAKE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

A LOT AT STAKE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

Posted on Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 7:40 am.

At thirty-five year old and with all his extra-curricular activities, from politics, to music, acting and basketball, Manny Pacquiao might not have much left inside a boxing ring.  Despite signing an extension with promoter Top Rank until the end of 2016, it doesn’t necessarily mean that he will fight until that date.  His next fight :READ MORE…

IT’S A MUST WIN FOR DEMARCO

IT’S A MUST WIN FOR DEMARCO

Posted on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 7:06 am.

All the lights and eyes might be on Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri this Saturday night when they face each other Manny’s WBO welterweight title from the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Macau, China, the actual fight of the night might be the semi-main event.  In it former WBC lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco of Tijuana :READ MORE…

ONE MORE FOR MARTINEZ?

ONE MORE FOR MARTINEZ?

Posted on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 2:56 am.

Sergio Gabriel “Maravilla” Martinez was not supposed to be a world class fighter.  It is common knowledge within the sport that to develop the skills and reflexes to truly be successful in professional boxing, one must start learning the craft at a very young age.  The Argentina-born Spain-based Martinez didn’t come to boxing until just :READ MORE…

GARCIA IN 2015?

GARCIA IN 2015?

Posted on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:47 am.

Former two-divisional world champion Mikey Garcia has not seen action inside the ring since January 25th of this year.  That night he easily dominated Juan Carlos Burgos over twelve rounds to defend his then WBO super featherweight belt at the mecca of boxing, New York’s Madison Square Garden.  At that time a productive 2014 was :READ MORE…

FATHER TIMES CATCHES UP WITH HOPKINS

FATHER TIMES CATCHES UP WITH HOPKINS

Posted on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:20 am.

The crowd of nearly ten thousand were expecting history on Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and over 1.3M live on HBO but instead they got the most logical result for a fight that came down to a thirty-one year old fighter against a forty-nine year one.  Sergey Kovalev went ahead and :READ MORE…

FIVE FOR 2015

FIVE FOR 2015

Posted on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 5:16 am.

Is it too soon to ask for fights in 2015?  This year has not been the greatest for boxing.  At least it has not been as good as 2013 when great match up were broadcast not only on PPV but on regular HBO and Showtime.  With arguably two more big events happening in what is :READ MORE…

STRANGE JOURNEY OF ORTIZ AND MARES

STRANGE JOURNEY OF ORTIZ AND MARES

Posted on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 8:04 pm.

One journey has been stranger than the other but both of these men will look to get back to where they once were only some years ago.  Former champions “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Abner Mares are scheduled to be part of what looks to be the last Golden Boy Promotions card of the year on :READ MORE…