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HOPKINS GOING FOR GLORY

HOPKINS GOING FOR GLORY

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 12:27 pm.

You might say many things about Bernard Hopkins but not being smart is not one of them.  The forty-nine-year old has had many incarnations in his life and in his twenty-six year old boxing career.  Ex-con, fighter, promoter, unified world champion, “Executioner” and “Alien” have been some of the titles that Hopkins has walked this :READ MORE…

GOLOVKIN LOVES LA

GOLOVKIN LOVES LA

Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:19 am.

  The west coast crowned their king this past Saturday night.  With Los Angeles being a prominent Latino stronghold for boxing, you would imagine that man would have been a Mexican or Mexican-American fighter.  It wasn’t.  The man who walks around L.A. as if he owns is none other than a native of a small :READ MORE…

MAWEATHER JR IN HOT WATER AGAIN

MAWEATHER JR IN HOT WATER AGAIN

Posted on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 5:25 am.

Repercussions are still falling on the shoulders of Floyd Mayweather Jr from events that were broadcast on the second episode of Showtime’s “All-Access”, the reality-type show that delves into the home life of fighters as they get ready for major PPV events to be broadcast by the network.  In that particular episode which was in :READ MORE…

WHO SHOULD MARQUEZ FIGHT NEXT IF ANY?

WHO SHOULD MARQUEZ FIGHT NEXT IF ANY?

Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 5:37 am.

Earlier this week four-time divisional world champion Juan Manuel Marquez held a press conference in a plush Mexico City hotel to announce that the boxing world would need to wait until December to find out if he will continue in the sport.   The forty-one year old Marquez announced that he has began to train again :READ MORE…

“VENENO” RUBIO: STERN TEST FOR “GGG”?

“VENENO” RUBIO: STERN TEST FOR “GGG”?

Posted on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:36 am.

It is going to be a rambunctious affair this Saturday night in Carson, California, when rising star Gennady “GGG” Golovkin defends his WBA and IBO middleweight title while Mexican Marco Antonio “Veneno” Rubio puts up his interim WBC strap in the ring of the StubHub Center.  Broadcast live by HBO, it will mark the third :READ MORE…

ARE WE CLOSE?

ARE WE CLOSE?

Posted on Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 5:45 am.

Like many in the boxing media, Boxing360 has tried to keep an arm’s length in any talks for a possible fight between the pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr and the fighter of the last decade Manny Pacquiao.  This tussle has been talked about since 2007 and seven years later I don’t think these :READ MORE…

DE LA HOYA AND CANELO DODGE A BULLET

DE LA HOYA AND CANELO DODGE A BULLET

Posted on Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:51 am.

After all the recent hoopla to announce Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s move back to HBO, including a day long field trip at the New York offices of the influential network by the Mexican star and his chaperone Oscar De La Hoya, the air was let out of the balloon this past Monday when it was announced :READ MORE…

ARCE SAYS GOOD BYE

ARCE SAYS GOOD BYE

Posted on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 5:56 am.

This past Saturday night the boxing world saw the end of an illustrious career filled which at the end was full of controversy.  Former multi-divisional world champion Jorge “Travieso” Arce of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, said good bye to the squared circle after a nearly eighteen year career.  Arce saw the end in a WBC :READ MORE…

WILL IT EVER HAPPEN?

WILL IT EVER HAPPEN?

Posted on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 5:53 am.

  Legendary Don King has never been a man of few words.  Ever since starting his career as a promoter after some stints in prison back in the ‘60s, King made himself stand out not only with his unique hairdo back then but also for his gift of gab.  Now in his early eighties and :READ MORE…

JOSHUA CLOTTEY: NEXT MAN UP?

JOSHUA CLOTTEY: NEXT MAN UP?

Posted on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 3:36 pm.

During a day long visit earlier this week in the New York offices of HBO, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya as well as the golden goose himself, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, announced what everybody in the boxing world already knew, who his next opponent is.  Despite names like James “Mandingo Warrior” and Demetrius :READ MORE…