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BIG PUSH FOR THE END OF THE YEAR, PART II

BIG PUSH FOR THE END OF THE YEAR, PART II

Posted on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 6:00 am.

  In the last edition of the Boxing 360 blog we talked about the upcoming fights from now until the end of the year leaving off with the much anticipated showdown between the “Alien” forty-nine year old Bernard Hopkins and the “Krusher” Sergey Kovalev set for November 8th on HBO from the Boardwalk Hall in :READ MORE…

BIG PUSH FOR THE END OF THE YEAR, PART 1

BIG PUSH FOR THE END OF THE YEAR, PART 1

Posted on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 8:26 pm.

With both Mayweather Jr’s fights scheduled for 2014 out of the way as of last week, major fights are still on the horizon for the last quarter of the year.  Only one PPV is set in the next upcoming months with the remainder scheduled for regular HBO or Showtime which is a good sign for :READ MORE…

CALL IT INFLATION

CALL IT INFLATION

Posted on Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:42 pm.

This past Saturday we had the return of Floyd Mayweather Jr to the squared circle.  Thirty-seven years old and now a veteran of forty-seven pro fights, Mayweather Jr participated in only his second rematch fight of his career when he gave Argentinean Marcos “Chino” Maidana another go around at the MGM Grand Arena in Las :READ MORE…

ELLERBE: TRYING TO JUSTIFY THE UNJUSTIFIABLE

ELLERBE: TRYING TO JUSTIFY THE UNJUSTIFIABLE

Posted on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:36 am.

In continuing the series on controversy and how it ties together with our favorite sport, we don’t have to go any further than Mayweather Promotions.  It is no secret that their namesake, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr, has had some running with the law.  The most significant was his latest when he was accused and he :READ MORE…

MORE CONTROVERSY THAN MAYHEM

MORE CONTROVERSY THAN MAYHEM

Posted on Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 2:56 am.

In continuing with the controversy team from our last blog, in this edition we will delve into some interesting stories surrounding the rematch happening this weekend from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana.  The fight night broadcast live on Showtime PPV is presented by Golden Boy :READ MORE…

CONTROVERSY ABOUNDS IN BOXING

CONTROVERSY ABOUNDS IN BOXING

Posted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:50 pm.

Controversy has always been a part of boxing.  There is a reason that it is called the red light district of sports.  Last week was not exception as some polemical stories came out and hit the boxing landscape in a big way.  No surprise that the stories involve some of the biggest names in the :READ MORE…

MATTHYSSE WANTS GARCIA REMATCH

MATTHYSSE WANTS GARCIA REMATCH

Posted on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 7:28 pm.

MATTHYSSE WANTS GARCIA REMATCH, BUT FIRST ITS ORTIZ Quiet, a bit introverted and not much interested in the limelight, there might not be another fighter active in boxing today that has captured the imagination better of the boxing audience solely on his performances inside the ring than Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse.  Known for extraordinary power :READ MORE…

LOVE HIM OR HATE HIM, ITS ADRIEN BRONER

LOVE HIM OR HATE HIM, ITS ADRIEN BRONER

Posted on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 pm.

Despite all his shenanigans, polarizing ex-world champion Adrien Broner is one of the most popular fighters in the sport of boxing right now.  Whether you love him or hate him, many boxing fans can’t help themselves to tune in.  From his eccentric choice of clothes, to his questionable YouTube videos and the outrageous proclamations he :READ MORE…

IS COTTO ON A CRASH COURSE WITH GGG?

IS COTTO ON A CRASH COURSE WITH GGG?

Posted on Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 6:05 am.

It has happened before and it will happen again in boxing in the near and distant future.  There is a reason why they call boxing the “red district of sports”.  Things are going to come to a head soon for the World Boxing Council, Miguel Cotto and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin.  According to Tom Loeffler, CEO :READ MORE…

WHO IS NEXT FOR “CANELO” ALVAREZ?

WHO IS NEXT FOR “CANELO” ALVAREZ?

Posted on Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 4:17 am.

With no opponent yet in sight and no real indication that there are any significant talks in play, former WBC super welterweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is still waiting to fight out who will be his next opponent for his third scheduled fight of the year sometime in late November or early December.  The three :READ MORE…