All Blog Posts Tagged 'floyd' (2,016)

Figueroa and Arakawa are both doing well after saturday nights war

Omar Figueroa: “It’s what I’ve looked forward to since the beginning. My respect to this guy. He can take a beating. We both took a beating. The only things that didn’t hold…


Added by Karceno on July 28, 2013 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Keith Thurman Shows he is the real deal against Chaves

 By Kevin Davis


In a all out war, Keith Thurman showed the world he is more than just a power puncher, and he can take some powerful shots. In a tense, good action fight between unbeaten welterweights, Keith Thurman (21-0, 19 KOs) scored a tenth round KO to dethrone WBA interim…


Added by Karceno on July 28, 2013 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

The Source behind Lucas Matthysse power

By Kevin Davis


Lucas Matthysse has has skyrocketed to the top of the boxing world by scoring crowd pleasing knockouts. Many would think that he walks around angry and ready to explode, but not Lucas, he's always happy and playing games and all about enjoying life. A friend from…


Added by Karceno on July 27, 2013 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Chicago Amateur Boxer uses Mayweather Shoulder Roll to avoid gunfire

By Kevin Davis


An incredible amazing story about a young fighter caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. Desmond Wilson a 20 years old amateur fighter was coming back from McDonald's when he came under gunfire on the southside of Chicago.  



Added by Karceno on July 26, 2013 at 9:17pm — 1 Comment

Rios must take lessons from Vargas to beat Pacquiao

By Kevin Davis


Fernando Vargas has to be one of the most accomplished fighter to has never made it over the hump to megastar. Vargas was the youngest Jr. middleweight champion in boxing history, and one of the most dynamic fighter/boxer we have ever seen. Just when you…


Added by Karceno on July 25, 2013 at 2:07am — No Comments

Bernard Hopkins: One on One

By Kevin Davis


You can say what you want about Bernard Hopkins, but one thing is for sure, he will never be a boring person. His personality is magnetic. Giving BoxingSocialist one of it's best interviews ever here is Bernard Hopkins. 


Karceno: After all you have accomplished…


Added by Karceno on July 24, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Bobby Hitz returns to the Chicago with “Night of the Rising Stars” on Friday, August 30

Chicago, IL, Monday, July 15, 2013–Bobby Hitz announced today that Hitz Boxing will return to Chicago when it hosts “Night of the Rising Stars” at the El Rey Ballroom, 3504 Western Avenue in Chicago, on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:00 PM. The card will feature the region’s best and brightest rising stars including Fidel Navarette, Roy Navarro, Adnan Ortiz, Semajay Thomas and Antonio Canas. Tickets will start at $30.00 and will be available at the door. “The young fighters taking to the ring…


Added by Karceno on July 24, 2013 at 1:38am — No Comments

The Good, the Bad, and the Rigondeaux

By Kevin Davis


The Good: Floyd Mayweather, truly the best of his era and perhaps the greatest fighter to ever put on gloves. Now come the the other part of the equation to balance out the weight, The Bad: Manny Pacquiao He is truly at the down end of his career in which he has…


Added by Karceno on July 23, 2013 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Promoter Don King categorically rejects placing pros and amateurs in the same ring

Fabled Promoter Don King categorically rejects placing pros and amateurs in the same ring! 


With a common sense statement he stated: 

“In the interests of the people, I totally reject the notion of pitting professional fighters against amateur fighters. I am frightened, shocked and appalled…


Added by Karceno on July 22, 2013 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Gabriel Montoya allegedly caught in PED-gate testing scandal

by Paul Magno

In late May an anonymous source sent me a recorded phone conversation of Max Boxing writer Gabriel Montoya crowing about his status as a secret PEDs testing consultant for the Jean Pascal-Lucian Bute bout in Canada and other materials related to his relationship…


Added by Karceno on July 22, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Joe Calzaghe is back!

Calzaghe, 41, has little to do with the sweet science since retiring after defeating Roy Jones Jr in November 2008.

The 41-year-old, who hung up his …


Added by Karceno on July 22, 2013 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Ready to shine Emmanuel "Manny" Rodríguez 5-0, 4 KO's

Former Puerto Rican amateur star, Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez ( 5-0, 4 KO's ), has began his training towards his six profesional fight in late August.

"We are in pursuit of big fights for 'Manny' by the end of the year. He's gonna be ready to fight for any regional title available at 115 pounds, and we understand that there will…

Added by Karceno on July 22, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Broner & Garcia look to derail the Argentinian express in boxing

By Kevin Davis


This guy has told you time and time again the Argentinian's are coming, then when…


Added by Karceno on July 21, 2013 at 11:34am — No Comments

John Molina pulls out a 'Rocky' performance against Mickey Bey

John Molina (26-3, 21 KO’s) was able to come back in the 10th round tonight to pull out a victory by stopping Mickey Bey (18-1-1, 9 KO’s) in the 10th round at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Going into the 10th round, it looked like a certain defeat for Molina, but he was able to connect with a short left hook to…


Added by Karceno on July 20, 2013 at 11:08am — No Comments

Mayweather " Pacquiao needs to sign with Mayweather Promotions to fight me"

By Kevin Davis

Today the money man, Floyd Mayweather addressed the remarks made by Manny Pacquiao who was asking for the Mayweather fight again after his knockout by marquez, ignoring the fact he has a tough fight ahead of him in Brandon 'Bam Bam' Rios. Mayweather told Yahoo…


Added by Karceno on July 19, 2013 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Zou to be more explosive this time around

By Kevin Davis


Zou was a machine in his first pro fight but he showed alot of amateur mistakes in the first fight but flashed some of the skills that helped him to win two gold medals and one silver medal in three different Olympics. Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach spoke to the boxing press…


Added by Karceno on July 19, 2013 at 12:47am — No Comments

Canelo admits to conditioning issues with Trout

By Kevin Davis


Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez have received praise and doubts over his performance against Austin 'No Doubt' Trout to the point that many has him a huge underdog because in that fight he seemed to fade down the stretch. When I asked him about it here is what the Junior Middleweight…


Added by Karceno on July 18, 2013 at 3:08pm — No Comments


 Brooklyn’s undefeated all-action pro boxer Hardy returns to Roseland Ballroom in NYC to face Cassie Trost in a six-round bout. NEW YORK, NEW YORK - On Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Heather “The Heat” Hardy (Brooklyn, NY pro record: 5-0-0) returns to the Roseland Ballroom in New York City against Cassie Trost (Seattle, WA pro record: 1-1-1) in a six-round bout. Hardy, a super bantamweight, last fought on April 4, 2013, winning her rematch with Mikayla Nebel by unanimous decision. In the main…


Added by Karceno on July 18, 2013 at 10:57am — No Comments

It's Just another day in the office for Mayweather


By Kevin Davis


Floyd Mayweather is just going through the motions, as he gets prepared for what just might be the biggest fight in professional boxing history.  The gloves are all laid out, the team in there ready to go, his music is set, Floyd steps in plays around in the locker…


Added by Karceno on July 18, 2013 at 10:32am — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather made me a celebrity

By Kevin Davis  


Over the years, Floyd Mayweather and myself, popularity has gone through the roof, I get stopped everywhere I travel, at least once or twice a day, when I'm near sporting events. Fans scare me, more than fights, because they are so excited, they say the first thing that…


Added by Karceno on July 17, 2013 at 11:18am — 6 Comments

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