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AROUND THE RING #3

AROUND THE RING #3

Posted on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:16 am.

Here you go fight fans, your latest installment of the biggest news of the week: 1.      “Canelo” Wants Cotto – Well, that is not news since Alvarez and his team have been calling out the Puerto Rican since the middle of last year and even have gone as far as to make him two offers, :READ MORE…

Canelo – Kirkland shouldn’t disappoint

Canelo – Kirkland shouldn’t disappoint

Posted on Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 8:25 am.

The highly anticipated mega fight this past Saturday night between unbeaten pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. and superstar Manny Pacaquaio left a lot of fans unfulfilled. The build up for the fight actually out did the fight itself. It really didn’t come to much of a surprise to those who have followed Mayweather’s  :READ MORE…

TUG O’ WAR

TUG O’ WAR

Posted on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 6:52 am.

There is a tug of war going on right now on Mexican network television. As it has been explained here before, Mexico is a major TV country and there is no bigger network than Televisa. The media company, which also owns magazines and radio stations, is known to make pop stars of untalented singers, soap :READ MORE…

CANELO HAS ANOTHER FIGHT COMING

CANELO HAS ANOTHER FIGHT COMING

Posted on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 7:24 am.

As Saul “Canelo” Alvarez begins to garner some traction in the United Sates becoming more popular with each fight, he has been a major star in his native Mexico for years.  Controversy and a love affair got him there.  The love affair came first when he entered in a relationship with the beautiful Marisol Gonzalez.  :READ MORE…

Kirkland the visitor at home vs. Canelo

Kirkland the visitor at home vs. Canelo

Posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 8:45 am.

Austin, Texas born James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) has finally landed the marquee fight that has eluded him for quite some time now. Whether it was out of the ring issues, managerial, or promotional issues until now he hadn’t landed the big fight.  To make it even sweeter Kirkland will get his big fight in :READ MORE…

THIS MAN HAS HIS HANDS FULL

THIS MAN HAS HIS HANDS FULL

Posted on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at 8:03 am.

Boxing fans, we have good news and we have bad news.  The good news is that according to Oscar De La Hoya, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, the negotiations between former super welterweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and current WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto are underway.  The bad news is that according to him, they :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…

The Curious Case of Jhonny Gonzalez

The Curious Case of Jhonny Gonzalez

Posted on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 5:19 am.

Once a fighter wins a title, he hopes for bigger and better fights along with the purses that correspond in fighting the best.  For fifteen-year old veteran Jhonny Gonzalez, the current WBC featherweight champion, it has led to everything but.  Gonzalez captured his latest title last August when he impressively and shockingly knocked out the :READ MORE…

COTTO: THE BELLE OF THE BALL

COTTO: THE BELLE OF THE BALL

Posted on Monday, June 9th, 2014 at 10:13 pm.

Just as things change, more they stay the same.  Boxing is a sport like no other.  In team sports, you might have a club that wins titles with years in between but it is rare for the squad to remain the same between one championship year and the other.  In boxing, although the supporting cast, :READ MORE…

SCHOOL IS IN SESSION: ALVAREZ VS LARA

SCHOOL IS IN SESSION: ALVAREZ VS LARA

Posted on Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am.

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez looked more annoyed than threatened the night of March 8th when WBA super welterweight champion Erislandy Lara of Cuba interrupted his post-fight press conference to challenge him to a fight.  The twenty-three year old Alvarez, coming off a dominating technical knockout win over Alfredo “Perro” Angulo, asked the assembled media if anybody :READ MORE…