June 2011 Blog Posts (311)

Andre Ward Follows in ODST

Seems like more and more boxers are considering following suit in participating in randomized olympic style blood testing. Andre Ward shares his thoughts on it in the second part of a two part interview.



Added by Phoenix on June 30, 2011 at 11:21pm — No Comments

R.I.P James “Bouie” Fisher World Class Proffessinal Boxing Trainer


James “Bouie” Fisher. He was 83. Fisher, best known for his work with Bernard Hopkins, was a mainstay in the Philadelphia boxing scene for decades. He won the 2001 Eddie Futch-John F.X. Condon Award, presented by the Boxing Writers’ Association of America annually to honor the year’s best trainer. Fisher leaves behind his wife, Peggy; 8 children: Andre, Bernadette, Bernard, Cecilia, James, Josephine, Valerie, and Victoria; and 15 grand children.

Added by Karceno on June 30, 2011 at 9:03pm — 1 Comment



By Felix Strunk | June 30, 2011

During yesterday's press conference in Los Angeles to announce the September 17th welterweight showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz, Mayweather revealed that shortly after Manny… Continue

Added by mayorga duran on June 30, 2011 at 8:26pm — No Comments

Mayweather Ortiz; quite a show in LA to promote their fight

Modern technology is amazing. At approximately 9:00 pm last night I got a poke on a Face book from a Net Caffe, located at 624 E. Colorado Street in Glendale. My nephew sent me a message:” I thought you were in a business meeting. I am watching you on a live stream and it looks like a party.”

“This is…


Added by Igor Frank on June 30, 2011 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Klitschko Sparring Partner: "He hurt my back by leaning on me, I need time Off" Dirty Tactics

In a stunning revelation about Wladimir Klitschko's leaning and spoiling tactics, sparring partner Michael Hunter confirms that Wlad practices leaning on opponents in sparring. He says he was injured from these tactics that Wlad employed to the extent that he had to take time off sparring to recover. We can deduce from this clearly that Wlad uses these tactics illegally in the ring to try and wear down boxers with weight alone and without anything related to actual boxing! Following this…


Added by BoxingSocialist on June 30, 2011 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Mayweather: "Ortiz will get knocked out like Ricky Hatton did"



For his part, Mayweather said he wanted to fight an opponent younger than he is, so as to silence those critics who have accused him of facing “old men.”

“I wanted a young, strong fighter,” Mayweather explained. “When I beat Marquez and Mosley everybody said they were over the hill. Ok, so now I’m fighting someone younger than me. Now, if you give me a strong, young fighter who comes to fight and isn’t going to try to survive, like Ricky…


Added by Karceno on June 30, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

VICTOR ORTIZ: "I was going to lay Mayweather out"



Victor is use to being the underdog, so all this Pacquiao talk shouldn't faze him but he might be falling for the Mayweather mind games early as he searches for some type of motivational edge to give him a window to push his nervousness of the 'BIG' moment out of. 


“It’s a slap…


Added by Karceno on June 30, 2011 at 12:52pm — No Comments


The energy in the crowd was electric, most people were getting off work running over to see this presser. Since it took place at night which was a different approach most fans overseas got a chance to view it. Team Ortiz has made it clear that they are not here just to make Mayweather look good they are…


Added by Karceno on June 30, 2011 at 2:28am — No Comments

Haye threatening to walk out if Wladimir’s ring walk takes too long

Haye threatening to walk out if Wladimir’s ring walk takes too long

By William Mackay: WBA heavyweight champion David Haye (25-1, 23 KO’s) is threatening to walk out of the ring and return to the locker room if IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KO’s) keeps him waiting on Saturday night during Wladimir’s ring…


Added by Karceno on June 30, 2011 at 1:17am — 1 Comment



Added by Phoenix on June 29, 2011 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Victor Ortiz promises to be the first man to beat Floyd Mayweather

Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. destroyed Floyd’s uncle, the man who called himself Mexican Assassin, Roger Mayweather at the Rivera Hotel in Las Vegas on a hot summer night in July of 1985. Twenty six years later, young champion Victor Ortiz promised to follow in the footsteps of legendary…


Added by Igor Frank on June 29, 2011 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Since the Discussion is continuing...Lets touch on legacy just a little bit.........

this was about an article in which reasons were provided...factual reasons...which can help anyone see floyd was not 'ducking' fighters found here: http://fighthype.com/pages/content10193.html


in the article it said hatton was #4 p4p but at the time hatton was actually #8...thats brought up a small dispute and the guy i was talking with found it invalid and decided i guess that the article is bad/invalid based on that…


Added by Phoenix on June 29, 2011 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Emanual Steward: Haye and Harrison Rehearsed their Fight

Wow, they are really hyping up this fight for Saturday. Watch Video Below…


Added by BoxingSocialist on June 29, 2011 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Because of a Recent discussion.........

Had a few discussions with many different people on the whole randomized testing issue and why floyd changed his mind to make it with no cutoff as opposed to the 14days he tried negotiating the first time when pac's camp wanted 30 days but then turned down the 14day offer and instead said 24 days...now this message is copied and pasted from what i said in the discussion...


NOTE: for you people who wanna complain about "proper grammar usage and/or punctuation" even though you…


Added by Phoenix on June 29, 2011 at 3:07pm — 3 Comments

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