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WHAT ON DECK? PART II

Posted on Friday, January 15th, 2016 at 4:49 pm.

In part one; we gave a quick run-down of both the fights that have already been made for the first half of the New Year and some of the ones that have been talked about.  Now we go towards the second half of the year.  Unlike the first half, all these fights are only rumors :READ MORE…

AROUND THE RING #30

AROUND THE RING #30

Posted on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 at 4:20 pm.

Despite we, the boxing world, are in the last month of 2015, we still have some news swirling around so without further ado, here is the latest installment of Around the Ring: Canelo, GGG & the WBC – This week the WBC announced they granted a voluntary defense each for their middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” :READ MORE…

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015 at 3:24 pm.

Earlier this week it was the third anniversary of the shot heard around the world.  No, not the Bobby Thompson home-run to win the 1951 National League pennant but the right hand Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez landed in the sixth round at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 8th, 2012, to the :READ MORE…

AROUND THE RING #21

AROUND THE RING #21

Posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 at 1:49 pm.

The first of two huge fights weeks is upon us but we still have other news that has nothing to do with Golovkin or Lemieux, here is your weekly rundown, the latest edition of Around the Ring: One and Done – According to a recent article by Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times, Top :READ MORE…

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AROUND THE RING #18

Posted on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 at 1:08 pm.

With the fall season upon us big boxing news in the pipeline so without any further ado, here is this week’s Around the Ring: 1. Pacquiao Ready Soon – According to Bob Arum, head honcho for Top Rank and Pacquiao’s promoter, the Filipino should get the ok from his doctor to start training by the :READ MORE…

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ANY STORY WILL DO

Posted on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 4:27 am.

If there is something eighty-three year old head of Top Rank Bob Arum knows how to do is promote.  Despite having some attractive fights on the horizon like Nonito Donaire vs Scott Quigg and Timothy Bradley vs Brandon Rios, everybody in the boxing world knows that his main dish is none other than Manny “Pacman” :READ MORE…

AROUND THE RING #5

AROUND THE RING #5

Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 2:32 pm.

Last weekend was a busy one in the boxing world and this one coming up will be almost as busy throughout the globe. Here is the latest and greatest news swirling around this big green and blue marble: 1. DeMarco Announces Retirement – Former lightweight WBC champion Antonio DeMarco, originally of Los Mochis, Mexico, but :READ MORE…

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…

Juan Manuel Marquez in pursuit of 5th world title

Juan Manuel Marquez in pursuit of 5th world title

Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 7:23 am.

It appears that  there is the possibility that former 4-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KOs) will continue on with his career. Marquez career was said to have been in jeopardy do to an ongoing battle with a knee injury. It’s no secret that Marquez has been in pursuit of his 5th world :READ MORE…

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LEGACY

Posted on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 6:24 am.

Forget the reported $180 million Floyd Mayweather Jr is going to receive for his fight on Saturday night versus Manny Pacquiao and the $120 million the Filipino will get.  Forget the fans which is obvious they have not been the number priority for the promotion with the prices of the fight tickets, for the closed :READ MORE…