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IS THE GOLDEN BOY STILL GOLDEN?

IS THE GOLDEN BOY STILL GOLDEN?

Posted on Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 5:42 pm.

Al Haymon really did a number on one Oscar De La Hoya.  Granted, the rumored billionaire wrote a hefty check to Golden Boy Promotions not too long ago to be able to take a big chunk of the promoter’s stable to the Premier Boxing Champions series.  The payoff might have just been to make a :READ MORE…

GAMBOA WORKING HIS WAY BACK

GAMBOA WORKING HIS WAY BACK

Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 9:28 am.

The majority of fight fans last saw Yuriorkis Gamboa (24 -1, 17 KOs) in his title challenge of Terrance Crawford in June of last year. Gamboa entered the bout as an underdog for the first time in his pro career. He would take on Crawford in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska in a bout aired :READ MORE…

GOLDEN BOY KEEPS FIGHTING

GOLDEN BOY KEEPS FIGHTING

Posted on Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 3:06 pm.

There is no stop in Oscar De la Hoya.  As a fighter, he fought the best en route to title in multiple divisions.  In the twilight of his career he not only fought Manny Pacquiao in his last pro fight but also passed the highest selling Pay-Per-View baton to none other than Floyd Mayweather Jr :READ MORE…

THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF “CANELO”

THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF “CANELO”

Posted on Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 4:17 am.

At twenty-four years old Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has achieved plenty in the world of boxing.  Beginning his career at the age of fifteen, Alvarez has been a professional nearly ten years and in the process has captured the WBC and the WBA super welterweight titles and lost them.  On his way to his present state :READ MORE…

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…