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Boxing360’s Pick Of The Week 8/26/2015

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 6:03 am.

We saw our current unbeaten streak come to an end last week.  We chose Russian based Ukranian Stanislav Kashtanov (31-2, 19 KOs) to defeat unbeaten Dominican Felix Valera (13-0, 12KOs). The bout took place last Sunday at the Open-Air Bike Show, in Sevastopol, Crimea. It was a closely contested bout that ended in a split :READ MORE…

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MARES VS SANTA CRUZ IS DONE

Posted on Sunday, July 12th, 2015 at 6:18 am.

By the news that was released this week, it looks like finally the tale of Mares vs Santa Cruz will finally have its conclusion with the fight between the two announced for August 29th at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. Tickets went out at the end of this last week and for all :READ MORE…

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THE AURA OF THE STUB HUB PART 2

Posted on Friday, July 3rd, 2015 at 8:20 am.

In the first part of “The Aura of the Stub Hub” we went over the great fights that have transpired in the nearly classic venue when it was named the Home Depot Center. Fights like the first and third battles between Vazquez and Marquez, the welterweight record setter Williams vs Margarito and the war waged :READ MORE…

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MIGHT BE TOO LATE

Posted on Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 12:42 pm.

Earlier this week on a very popular Spanish-language radio station based out of Los Angeles, WBC super-bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz and former three-divisional champion Abner Mares once again met face to face.  No, they weren’t announcing an upcoming fight between the two but merely just sharing with the boxing world, and possibly with their :READ MORE…

WHO IS NEXT?

WHO IS NEXT?

Posted on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at 7:09 am.

Last Saturday night we had one world champion retain his title and the second one lose it.  What the fights had it common was that they winners put on a spectacular performance and opened the doors to not only very lucrative future fights but a wealth of possibilities for good bout for us fight fans.  :READ MORE…

Will Jhonny be good enough Saturday?

Will Jhonny be good enough Saturday?

Posted on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 9:28 am.

Jhonny Gonzalez (57-8, 48KOs) career as is would seem destined for the hall of fame the moment he is eligible. He has won world titles in three different weight classes. He is currently  the WBC Featherweight champion. He has fought the best of his era and winning his fair share of his big fights. Gonzalez :READ MORE…

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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…

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FEATHERWEIGHT THUNDER

Posted on Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 5:54 am.

The 70s was the heavyweight divisions with Ali vs Frazier and Ali vs Foreman and everybody in between.  The 80s saw the four horsemen, Leonard, Duran, Hearns and Hagler, go after each other.  The 90s didn’t as much include a division but a man, Oscar De La Hoya, as he carried the sport on his :READ MORE…

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FIVE FOR 2015

Posted on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 5:16 am.

Is it too soon to ask for fights in 2015?  This year has not been the greatest for boxing.  At least it has not been as good as 2013 when great match up were broadcast not only on PPV but on regular HBO and Showtime.  With arguably two more big events happening in what is :READ MORE…

CAN THIS BE GOOD FOR "TRAVIESO" ARCE?

CAN THIS BE GOOD FOR “TRAVIESO” ARCE?

Posted on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 5:44 am.

Fights are made all the time.  Some are made too soon, some right on time and some of them are made years after both fighters have left their prime.  One fight that is being talked about that falls in the last scenario is the WBC featherweight title defense between champion Jhonny Gonzalez vs four-divisional champion :READ MORE…