By Andy Brooks: WBA World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (24-0, 21 KO’s) could be defending his title on January 19th against #5 WBC Fernando Guerrero 25-1, 19 KO’s) in a HBO televised fight at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. According to esnewsreport.com, the 26-year-old Guerrero is one of three possible opponents that are being looked at for Golovkin’s next fight date on January 19th. It’ll be up to HBO to decide which … Read Article
By Paul Grunich: WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14 KO’s) isn’t taking any chances with the hard hitting Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30 KO’s) on Saturday night in their fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Trout plans on using his jab to keep the 32-year-old Cotto at a safe distance where he’s a lot less harmful. Trout doesn’t want to get in any wars with Cotto where he could get lucky … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: If there’s one area in Andre Berto‘s game where you have to latch onto to assign blame for his 12 round unanimous decision loss to interim WBC welterweight champion Robert Guerrero last Saturday night it was with Berto’s experiment with the Mayweather style shoulder roll defense. Berto likely would have won the fight had he not wasted time using the shoulder roll defense, because it was one big fail for him.… Read Article
Boxing has always made for great drama. There have been few moments in the history of the sport as gripping as Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini’s tragic win over Korean challenger Duk Koo Kim on November 13, 1982.
Now, 30 years later, Mancini revisits that story in the documentary film, “The Good Son.”… Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “Macho Man, British Hitman, and West Coast Ghost” Edition tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506
During the outset of tonight’s broadcast, we will be giving a special tribute to the late Hector “Macho” Camacho, who passed away yesterday morning under tragic circumstances.
YURIORKIS Gamboa (21-0, 16 KO), the former world featherweight champion who won Olympic gold in 2004 for his native Cuba and now resides in Miami, Fla., has won eight of his previous 11 fights by stoppage. He boasts world title victories over Orlando Salido, Jonathan Barros, Jorge Solis and Rogers Mtagwa. In his first fight since September 10, 2011, Gamboa will be battling one-time world title challenger Michael Farenas (33-3-4, 25 KOs), of Paranque City, … Read Article
By Joseph Herron – Last night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California, four division World Champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero successfully defended his WBC Welterweight crown by defeating former world titlist Andre Berto by way of twelve round unanimous decision.
All three judges at ringside were identical, scoring the bout 116-110 in favor of the underdog and incumbent champion.
The primary reason why Berto was a 2 to 1 favorite going into … Read Article
by Jeff Meyers: Saturday night, November 24, 2012, Robert Guerrero defeated Andre Berto in a welterweight slugfest that displayed all that is wonderful about boxing. The two welterweight would-be heir apparents to the 147-lb. belt strap fought a tremendous bout that appeareabd to take place in a phone booth or bar room commode up close. Guerrero scored early knockdowns in the first and second rounds that caused him to earn a closely-fought decision win … Read Article
Great night of boxing for both HBO and Showtime; Minutes away from a great comeback win, Hatton has liver failure
Thurman continues to look impressive in stopping Quintana
Two knockdowns too hard for Berto to overcome – Guerrero gets UD
By Paul Strauss: Don’t worry, Ricky’s condition was temporary. It was due to a beautifully placed body shot that snuck in under “The Hitman’s” outstretched right arm. There isn’t a more debilitating shot in boxing. … Read Article