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Now that Juan Manuel Marquez has finally gotten over the hump, what’s next?
His knockout of Manny Pacquiao with a few seconds left in the sixth round on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas has elevated his already cult-like status in Mexico. But where does he go from here? Does he hang it up?
Marquez will have his choice of opponents to fight next year. Among those choices includes...Read more »
When Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez sqaure off on Saturday night it won't be the only time two great fighters mixed up four or more times.
Sugar Ray Robinson fought Jake LaMotta six times, Jersey Joe Walcott hooked up with Ezzard Charles and Emille Griffith fought Luis Rodriguez four times.
Here’s a list of many great four-fight sagas
Israel Vazquez and Rafael Marquez (four...Read more »
How important is Saturday’s fight against Juan Manuel Marquez to Manny Pacquiao? It’s of the utmost importance if Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights twice in 2013 like his advisor Leonard Ellerbe said.
Despite winning a close decision against Marquez in their third bout last November and a controversial loss to Tim Bradley on June 9, a big-money fight against Mayweather will still be on the table...Read more »
There’s more to life than boxing, according to fight promoter Lou DiBella.
The proceeds from DiBella’s latest installment of “Broadway Boxing”, which is being held as a benefit for Superstorm Sandy victims, will be donated to the American Red Cross. The card, set for December 19 at the Roseland Ballroom, will feature Will Rosinsky (16-2, 9 KOs) against Otis Griffin (24-10-2, 10 KOs) in a 10-round...Read more »
Here's a release from MSG on the "Battle of the Badges".
The NYPD will go head-to-head against the FDNY at the 30th Anniversary of the “Battle of the Badges Presented by Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey” boxing event on Friday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Once again, proceeds from the event will benefit the Atlas Cops & Kids Boxing Program as...Read more »
Austin "No Doubt" Trout scored a resounding 12-round win over Miguel Cotto to retain the WBA super welterweight title at Madison Square Garden. It was the first time - after seven victories - that Cotto had been defeated at the Garden.
The fight started out close, but Trout began to pull away in the middle rounds. He looked sharper and was busier than Cotto throughout the contest....Read more »
Kelly Pavlik has never been afraid to fight anyone, particularly early in his career. The “Ghost” has fought Jermain Taylor, Bernard Hopkins, Edison Miranda and Marco Antonio Rubio.
Pavlik hopes to add to that list of quality fighters when he takes on WBA and WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward at the Galen Center on USC’s campus in Los Angeles, CA on January 26 live on HBO’s Championship...Read more »
Could this be the last hurrah for Andre Berto as a world class boxer? Considering what he’s been through the last three years, it’s a fair question to ask.
After victories over Luis Collazo and Juan Urango in 2009 and Carlos Quintana and Freddy Hernandez in 2010, Berto (pictured right) was viewed by many as the next great welterweight champion. But his world came crashing down after a unanimous-decision...Read more »
Check out the lighter side of Manny Pacquiao and his training camp. Yes, it is very funny.
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One of the great things about shows like, "All Access," is that you get a chance to see the softer side of the fighters. In this one, we saw a lot of the children. It's always refreshing. Showtime has added D.B. Sweeney as a narrator and writers Jody Heaps and Jason Bowers.
Miguel Cotto challenges Austin Trout for the WBA junior middleweight title on December 1 at Madison...Read more »