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MORE OF THIS?

MORE OF THIS?

Posted on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 7:58 am.

This past week it was reported by an article in ESPN Deportes, the web portal’s Spanish edition, that infamous boxing trainer Javier Capetillo license had been reinstated by the same entity that banned him for life, the California State Athletic Commission.  If we go back to early 2009, prior to his TKO loss in the :READ MORE…

DEAD MAN WALKING?

DEAD MAN WALKING?

Posted on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 7:55 am.

With the Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri fight gearing up for late November, Ruslan Provodnikov, the man Algieri defeated to get the shot at the “Pac-Man”, and his team seem to in a bit of hot water.  After losing to Algieri back in June, Provodnikov, known as the “Siberian Rocky”, was not able to secure :READ MORE…

IS TIMOTHY BRADLEY THE FORGOTTEN MAN?

IS TIMOTHY BRADLEY THE FORGOTTEN MAN?

Posted on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 1:41 pm.

What is it about Timothy Bradley that he just can’t catch a break?  Despite only being beaten once and by one of the best fighters of this generation, Manny Pacquiao, having gone overseas to win his first title and fighting the best in his division, it seems to be awfully tough for the former two-divisional :READ MORE…

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…