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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…

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…

WHAT TRICKS DOES MAYWEATHER HAS UP HIS SLEEVE?

WHAT TRICKS DOES MAYWEATHER HAS UP HIS SLEEVE?

Posted on Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 5:39 am.

It seemed as if the Golden Boy Promotions internal split between Richard Schaeffer and Oscar De La Hoya finally nudged Floyd Mayweather Jr to get his outfit, Mayweather Promotions, off the ground and do something.  Unlike his hip-hop record label Philty Rich Records that has been dormant since its inception, Mayweather Promotions with its Leonard :READ MORE…

ROBBERY AT THE MGM GRAND, WHAT ELSE IS NEW?

ROBBERY AT THE MGM GRAND, WHAT ELSE IS NEW?

Posted on Monday, July 14th, 2014 at 9:03 pm.

Despite a crime was committed in front of over fourteen thousand fight fans at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, this past Saturday night, no culprits were arrested.  Nobody knew who was the guilty one, whether it was New Mexico judge Levi Martinez or something more sinister that leads all the way up :READ MORE…

IS THERE A FIGHT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT?

IS THERE A FIGHT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT?

Posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at 9:27 pm.

With all the excitement of the most watched World Cup in history, it is easy to forget that this Saturday the biggest Mexican star of the moment will climb into the ring for the second time this year.  Former WBA and WBC super welterweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will face Erislandy “American Dream” Lara in :READ MORE…