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SO WHAT IS THE HOLD UP?

SO WHAT IS THE HOLD UP?

Posted on Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 12:58 pm.

Twenty-four year old Saul “Canelo” Alvarez got bold last week when he sent WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto an open letter through the press asking him not to duck him and to sign the contact to face each other on the much fought over May 2nd date. In the letter Alvarez went as far to :READ MORE…

MAYWEATHER & PACQUIAO

MAYWEATHER & PACQUIAO

Posted on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 5:46 pm.

THE LATEST AND GREATEST BETWEEN MAYWEATHER & PACQUIAO In hopes of bringing boxing fans the latest news in the on goings of the sport, Boxing 360 has your most recent progress report of the ongoing negotiations between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao for their proposed mega fight.  Top Rank’s Bob Arum told a prominent :READ MORE…

“GOLDEN BOY” NAMED PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

“GOLDEN BOY” NAMED PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

Posted on Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 7:55 am.

Just last week Oscar De La Hoya, boss of Golden Boy Promotions, was named promoter of the year by the most respected magazine in sports, Sports Illustrated.  It is quite an honor for a man that only truly took the reins of his company earlier this year even though the outfit has been in business :READ MORE…

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…

THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME, PART I

THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME, PART I

Posted on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 6:46 am.

THE MORE THINGS CHANGE, MORE THEY STAY THE SAME, PART I No matter how much things change, a lot of them stay the same.  In the last major weekend for boxing, fans will have to choose from two separate fight cards going down at the same time.  On HBO, former two-divisional champion Timothy “Desert Storm” :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…

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…

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…

JOSHUA CLOTTEY: NEXT MAN UP?

JOSHUA CLOTTEY: NEXT MAN UP?

Posted on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 3:36 pm.

During a day long visit earlier this week in the New York offices of HBO, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya as well as the golden goose himself, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, announced what everybody in the boxing world already knew, who his next opponent is.  Despite names like James “Mandingo Warrior” and Demetrius :READ MORE…

HBO, GOLDEN BOY AND CANELO BACK IN BUSINESS

HBO, GOLDEN BOY AND CANELO BACK IN BUSINESS

Posted on Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:54 am.

Last week an important and somewhat surprising announcement was made by Golden Boy Promotions’ founder and now CEO Oscar De La Hoya.  In his statement to the press from the Los Angeles offices of his company De La Hoya announced that Golden Boy’s star fighter, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, will be returning the airwaves of the :READ MORE…