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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…

FEATHERWEIGHT THUNDER

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…

FIVE FOR 2015

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…

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…

Mares Making Gonzalez Wait Even More

Mares Making Gonzalez Wait Even More

Posted on Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 8:24 pm.

Controversy abounds the proposed rematch between newly crowned WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez and three-time divisional belt holder Abner Mares.  After Gonzalez shocked the boxing world with a first round knockout of the fast rising Mares last August, Mares proved to be the warrior everybody knew he was by asking for an immediate rematch.  Despite :READ MORE…

Boxing World Must Wait for Gonzalez vs Mares II

Boxing World Must Wait for Gonzalez vs Mares II

Posted on Friday, January 3rd, 2014 at 6:38 am.

After all the holiday treats, boxing fans were licking their chops for Saturday, February 15th, when from the majestic Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, CA, one of the most anticipated rematches of the New Year was expected to take place.  After shocking the boxing world in August with one perfectly placed left hook, veteran :READ MORE…

Biggest Upsets of 2013

Biggest Upsets of 2013

Posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013 at 10:12 pm.

Many boxing pundits have been screaming from the roof tops that this year, 2013, that is winding down is one of the best in recent memory.  Even Al Bernstein, long-time boxing analyst for Showtime, recently went on record during a broadcast to say as much.  Like any other year, upsets are what makes the twelve :READ MORE…

SHOWTIME: Stream Mares-Gonzalez Weigh-In Friday At Noon PT

SHOWTIME: Stream Mares-Gonzalez Weigh-In Friday At Noon PT

Posted on Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 1:38 am.

SHOWTIME Sports will stream Friday’s weigh-in for the highly anticipated showdown between WBC Featherweight World Champion Abner Mares and former two-division world champion Jhonny Gonzalez taking place this Saturday, Aug. 24, live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, immediately following the series premiere of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo) from StuHub Center in Carson, :READ MORE…