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“Toe to Toe: Canelo vs. Angulo” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”

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Hosted by radio commentator and ring announcer Joseph Herron, the special three hour program will provide alternative, unbiased commentary of the action as it unfolds from “The MGM Grand Garden Arena” in Las Vegas, Nevada!!

Join us as former WBC/WBA Junior Middleweight Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KOs) takes on former WBO interim title holder “El Perro” Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18 KOs) in the main event of a superb Showtime PPV fight card. Continue reading

Boxing 411: “Canelo vs. Angulo” video preview and analysis

On Saturday, March 8th, from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, former WBC/WBA Junior Middleweight Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KOs) will take on former WBO interim title holder “El Perro” Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18 KOs) in the main event of a superb Showtime PPV fight card.

Boxing journalist and radio commentator Joseph Herron joins talented fight trainer Rick Morones Jr. in this comprehensive video analysis of “Toe to Toe: Canelo vs. Angulo”, as they preview the upcoming Golden Boy Promotions event. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Joel Diaz, Jermall Charlo, “Iceman“ John Scully, Justin DeLoach, Kenneth Sims Jr., Eduardo Martinez, and Virgil Hunter

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special seven guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The two hour plus program will feature expert trainer Joel Diaz, IBF Junior Middleweight title challenger Jermall “Houston Hitman“ Charlo, former Light Heavyweight title challenger and expert trainer “Iceman“ John Scully, Welterweight prospect Justin DeLoach, Gary Shaw Promotions newly signed amateur standouts Kenneth Sims Jr. and Eduardo Martinez, and elite level trainer Virgil Hunter.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Continue reading

Canelo vs. Angulo: “A perfect match-up for Canelo’s comeback”

Canelo and AnguloIn the unpredictable sport of boxing, anything can and often does happen inside the squared circle on fight night, especially on the world class level. Although a man’s fate can turn with one cracking shot on the whiskers, styles usually dictate the eventual victor and loser.

Despite being one of the hardest punchers within the talented 154 pound weight division, most boxing pundits and experts believe that Alfredo Angulo is tailor made for Canelo Alvarez’s explosive counter punching prowess.

This past Tuesday night on “The Pugilist KOrner” radio show, expert trainer Joel Diaz gave us his take on the volatile March 8th PPV main event.

“Alfredo is a good friend of mine, but you know I’m always going to speak to truth about how I see things,” admitted the hard working California based trainer. “I think that his personal and professional issues set him back.” Continue reading

“Mayweather, Pacquiao, Canelo, Angulo, Broner, and Maidana” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “2014 Preview” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

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In the opening segment of the program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss the 2014 plans for the biggest names in the sport, including Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao, Adrien Broner, Marcos Maidana, Canelo Alvarez, Alfredo Angulo, and many other great fighters!! Continue reading

Mayweather vs. Canelo: “Head to Head”

canelo901“The One: Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Canelo Alvarez” is an event that seems to have captured the imagination of the mainstream sports fan. It’s a match-up in which the architects and combatants deserve much credit and praise.

Both competing fighters are answering their own respective critics with a resounding “Take That” by participating in this super-pairing.

For years Floyd Jr. has been chastised by his detractors for seemingly avoiding the best fighters of his respective weight divisions and their respective primes. After defeating Austin “No Doubt” Trout on April 20th, there became a consensus among fight fans for Money May to face Saul “Canelo” Alvarez; a fighter who had also been criticized for being a product of creative match-making as well.

Canelo was consistently ridiculed by die-hard fight fans for evading the best fighters in the talent enriched Junior Middleweight division, prior to taking on his September 17th assignment…which coincidently is the best fighter in boxing.

That’s what makes “The One” so captivating to most ringside observers.

Let’s take a look at the “Tale of the Tape”!! Continue reading

Vanes Martirosyan: “The WBC should hand over Canelo Alvarez’s belt after I beat Erislandy Lara”

By Joseph Herron:, photo by Adrian Hernandez — On November 10th, at the Wynn Las Vegas, “The Nightmare” Vanes Martirosyan (32-0, 20 KOs) will finally get it on with elite level talent Erislandy Lara (17-1-1, 11 KOs) in the co main event of a tremendous double header, slated to be aired on “HBO Boxing After Dark”.

The highly anticipated bout will determine the mandatory challenger for the current WBC Junior Middleweight Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KOs).

“The Nightmare” from Armenia claims that the WBC mandatory position is somewhat of a dubious formality.

“In my opinion, the two best fighters at 154 pounds will be facing each other on November 10th. Both Lara and I would knock-out Canelo if he were to step in the ring with either one of us, so the WBC should just give the belt to the winner of our fight and just tell Canelo to go home because he’s never going to fight us.” Continue reading

Canelo Alvarez and Josesito Lopez Arrive At MGM Grand In Las Vegas

(Photo credit: Ester Lin/Showtime) LAS VEGAS (Sept. 11, 2012) – All eight fighters participating in Saturday’s blockbuster Mexican Independence Day weekend world championship event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING arrived in grand fashion at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

Incredibly popular and undefeated superstar Canelo Alvarez will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Welterweight World Championship against breakout star Josesito Lopez on Saturday, Sept. 15, live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The four-fight, three world championship event also features WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez defending his crown against former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon, former World Champion Marcos Maidana squaring off against perennial contender Jesus Soto Karass and Leo Santa Cruz defending his International Boxing Federation (IBF) Bantamweight World Championship against former Two-Time World Champion Eric Morel.

Below are two select quotes from Tuesday’s grand arrivals.

CANELO ALVAREZ: Continue reading