By Gustavo Castillo
When did you start boxing?
When I was 10 or 11. When my mom …Continue
Added by Karceno on August 17, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Ring Magazine/WBA/WBO Super Bantamweight Champion of the World Guillermo Rigondeaux 12-0 (8 KOs) is reaching a fed up point with his promoter Bob Arum. Rigondeaux doesn't feel Bob Arum & Top Rank are supporting him enough in his career in the aftermath of Rigondeaux's breakout,…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 17, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
“I am happy to have the surgery behind me and hear that everything went well. I’m going to rest up and focus all my energy on my recovery so that I can return to the ring full force in…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 17, 2013 at 4:23am — No Comments
CHICAGO -- In one of arguably the biggest nights in Chicago boxing in decades, the local kid made good.
Andrzej Fonfara, seemingly fading and beginning to slip on the scorecards in a tight battle with Gabriel Campillo, landed a surprise body-shot knockout in the ninth round before an estimated crowd of 8,231 Friday in a light heavyweight title eliminator at U.S. Cellular Field.
Fonfara (24-2, 14 KOs), 24, a Polish-born Chicago resident headlining the first major…Continue
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The mass public is just up in arms about the fact that Daniel Geale let, his WBA title go rather than face off with Triple G, Gennady Golovkin. Geala business team, headed by Gary Shaw thought that this would be better for his fighter make him take a different route and then the…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 16, 2013 at 10:49pm — No Comments
By Bob Mutter, Special to the Tribune 7:43 p.m. CDT, August 15, 2013 The last time a boxing ring was set up in old Comiskey Park, no one on this side of the Atlantic had heard of the Beatles, who would visit the White Sox's ballpark three years later. Friday night Chicago favorite Andrzej Fonfara meets Gabriel Campillo in a 12-round light heavyweight fight at the Sox's current home, U.S. Cellular Field, in the first ballpark fight in Chicago since Sonny Liston's first-round knockout of…Continue
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Andre Ward the undefeated 168lbs former WBC champion and winner of the Super Six Tournament, recently was a guest on the FIghthype blogtalk radio show, where he stated that the media should be focusing the spotlight on Carl Froch for the rematch not happening, and he believes that…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 15, 2013 at 10:25am — No Comments
Are they really just too many championship belts in boxing today, many believe so but it's not just new sanctioning bodies coming into play, it's also the major bodies creating mutible belts at the same weight classes. Pacquiao and Marquez fought for a world title even thought Timothy…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 13, 2013 at 6:47am — No Comments
Which one of these magnificent fighters will be the social media darling of the night. This the first…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 13, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments
By Kevin Davis
Sergey Kovalev is a Russian professional boxer from Chelyabinsk, Russia but based in Florida. He is the current #1 IBF contender in the Light Heavyweight category and is known for his devastating punching …Continue
Added by Karceno on August 12, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
By Kevin Davis
Most fighters are trained and focused when it comes to making weight, but there are times when the pounds are just not coming off. "What fans don't understand because they don't know nothing, is that it's mentally draining on the body." Coach Schultz stated. Fans…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 12, 2013 at 5:46am — No Comments
By Kevin Davis
The world has been split when it comes to these fights, Danny Garcia the true 140lbs champion will defend his title against the fan favorite action packed Argentinean Lucas Matthysse, on the Spet.14, the undercard of the mega match-up between the best…Continue
Deontay Wilder padded his unbeaten record and extended his string of stoppages on Friday by leveling former heavyweight titlist Siarhei Liakhovich with a first-round knockout in Indio, Calif.
Wilder (29-0, 29 KOs), 27, a chiseled 6-foot-7 prospect from Tuscaloosa, Ala., rates among the…Continue
By Kevin Davis
Freddie Roach the Hall of Fame trainer of many world champions, but mainly Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. Roach many has feel acted in hast when he fired Alex Ariza who didn't have a contract with Freddie Roach anymore. Most strength and conditioning coaches work on a fight by fight bases, but due to the success of Ariza, he was able to set himself apart from the others, and stand out, and many at the Wildcard fight club saw this as a problem for Freddie."…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 9, 2013 at 6:29am — No Comments
By Kevin Davis
Now we all talk about how loud and over the top Angel garcia can be but one thing you can never say is that he's a liar. A father who has trained his son as a young boy for this moment he will have on Sept. 14. "Danny's the champ, not…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 9, 2013 at 4:13am — No Comments
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Manny Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz has claimed that the “Fighter of the Decade” had met with trainer Freddie Roach and agreed to the celebrated trainer’s decision to fire strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza.
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In an overseas telephone conversation with the Manila Standard which broke the story after Ariza told us he doesn’t work for Roach so there’s no way he can fire him, Koncz said he was there when Pacquiao and Roach…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 8, 2013 at 5:28am — No Comments
During a run that includes six knockouts over the course of his past eight fights, Quillin has also stopped Jesse Brinkley and Craig McEwen in the third and sixth rounds, respectively, and he scored a fifth-round knockdown during a decision victory over former 154-pound titleholder Ronald “Winky” Wright last June. Given his recent track record and popularity, Quillin has every reason to be boastful. But during a recent interview with RingTV.com, the only thing Quillin exhibited more than…Continue
Added by Karceno on August 7, 2013 at 11:39am — No Comments
karceno: well I know you heard the news, it's all over the states.
Alex: "Yeah I heard it but I haven't even spoken to anyone."
karceno: Don't you find it strange that Manny is saying Freddie is doing this when it should be his…Continue
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