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READY TO TALK IN THE RING

READY TO TALK IN THE RING

Posted on Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 7:56 pm.

Its uncanny how some fighters’ style fit their personality almost as perfect as a glove.  Adrien Broner is as flashy with his gold, actions and clothes off the ring as much as he is inside of it, Brandon Rios aggressive style in the ring is reflected in his expletive-filled personality outside of it.  WBC heavyweight :READ MORE…

A FIGHT MADE IN HEAVEN

A FIGHT MADE IN HEAVEN

Posted on Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 5:53 am.

Earlier this week Golden Boy Promotions’ head honcho Oscar De La Hoya mentioned during the 52nd WBC Annual Convention held this year in Las Vegas, Nevada, that he will try to put together a fight that has been talked about for the last couple of years.  In a battle of Los Angeles, CA, residents De :READ MORE…

A MEANS TO AN END

A MEANS TO AN END

Posted on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:16 pm.

Either fight couldn’t be any different to each other but at the end it was a means to an end.  This past weekend we had a double bill on each of the two major fight networks in the sport.  On Showtime we had the clash between former champions in Amir Khan vs Devon Alexander while :READ MORE…

THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME, PART II

THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME, PART II

Posted on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 6:17 pm.

In the first half of this article the fact that Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions have slowly but surely began working together again after the demise of Richard Schaeffer was discussed.  Despite of that, the two entities have competing fight cards this upcoming Saturday night on the two networks each are aligned to.  Top :READ MORE…

THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME, PART I

THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME, PART I

Posted on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 6:46 am.

THE MORE THINGS CHANGE, MORE THEY STAY THE SAME, PART I No matter how much things change, a lot of them stay the same.  In the last major weekend for boxing, fans will have to choose from two separate fight cards going down at the same time.  On HBO, former two-divisional champion Timothy “Desert Storm” :READ MORE…

WILL ROSADO FIGHT ON BIG STAGE?

WILL ROSADO FIGHT ON BIG STAGE?

Posted on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 5:47 am.

In boxing sometimes when you lose, you win.  That might have been the case this past Saturday night on HBO from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, when tough Philly fighter Gabriel Rosado lost the war but won over the crowd in a tough tenth round TKO loss against David Lemeiux of Canada.  With :READ MORE…

IS LEMIEUX BEING GROOMED FOR “GGG”?

IS LEMIEUX BEING GROOMED FOR “GGG”?

Posted on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 5:39 am.

This Saturday night HBO will be offering their second to last fight card of the year.  In the main event, Canadian David Lemieux takes on Gabriel Rosado in the twelve round middleweight main event while semi-main Thomas Dulorme defends his NABF light welterweight title against Henry “Hank” Lundy.  Solid fights but is this really good :READ MORE…

PROVODNIKOV, ROURKE AND AN ALLEGED DIVE

PROVODNIKOV, ROURKE AND AN ALLEGED DIVE

Posted on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 8:31 am.

At least a tragedy was avoided last Friday night from Moscow, Russia.  In the main event of a fight card attended by a lively crowd of former soviets, favorite son Ruslan Provodnikov finished off over the hill veteran Jose Luis Castillo in five rounds.  The controversy of that night came and went but the one :READ MORE…

CRAWFORD WINS HIS TICKET

CRAWFORD WINS HIS TICKET

Posted on Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 3:34 pm.

CRAWFORD WINS HIS TICKET TO LIGHT WELTERWEIGHT There can’t be a more stacked division in current boxing than the light welterweight division.  Small enough to have quick hands but big enough to end fights in spectacular knock outs, it might be the most exciting weight class in the sport.  Champions like Danny Garcia, Jessie Vargas :READ MORE…

IS THIS FINALLY THE END?

IS THIS FINALLY THE END?

Posted on Friday, November 28th, 2014 at 6:45 pm.

Will a left hook to the top of the head be the last punch Mexican warrior Jose Luis “Temible” Castillo?  That was the blow landed by Ruslan Provodnikov on Friday night in Moscow that finally sent Castillo down on one knee while the third man on the canvas waived off the fight.  Castillo had been :READ MORE…