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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…

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BIG CHOICES FOR LEMIEUX

Posted on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 5:32 am.

With an impressive over the top performance, newly crowned IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux put his name on the top of the list to face the most feared fighter in boxing Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. On Saturday night, Lemieux sent former title challenger Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam to the canvas four times en route to a lopsided :READ MORE…

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CHANGES COMING DOWN SOUTH

Posted on Saturday, June 20th, 2015 at 6:25 am.

Not all that glitters is gold. It is not secret that the Mexican and Hispanic market in boxing is very important for the health of the sport. Unlike like the United States where after nearly twenty years we have gone back to Saturday night prime time terrestrial network boxing, in Mexico boxing has been broadcast :READ MORE…

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THE GOLDEN BOY TALKS CRAZY

Posted on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 at 4:17 am.

Did Oscar De La Hoya fall and hit his head and somehow it didn’t get in the normal news cycle?  Or God forbid, he fell off the wagon and is back on the sauce?  The forty-two year old came out this week saying that he is considering a comeback to the ring, that he thinks :READ MORE…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…