Juan Carlos Gomez (51-3-0) is confident that he can “turn back time” and become cruiserweight champion again more than ten year after his last title reign. “Bernard Hopkins showed the whole world what old men are capable of”, said Gomez at a press conference today in Dachau, Germany. “And compared to Hopkins I am still a young guy! I’m not saying that I will still be world champion in eight or ten years but I … Read Article
By Pete Myers: For the final time in 2013 boxing lands at Danceland Ballroom in Davenport, Saturday, November 2nd. The scheduled six fight card is headlined by Quad City favorite Feliciano Correa (17-6-1, 9 KO’s) who makes his third comeback fight after 14 years out of the ring. Boxing aficionados may remember Correa from his KO loss to the late Arturo Gatti in 1996.
Correa is still popular with local fight fans and takes top … Read Article
29 October 2013, Union City, NJ — SARTONK has launched the second annual Ali-King Award. Named after Martin Luther King, Jr. and Muhammad Ali, this essay contest is intended to promote literacy and critical thinking among boxing youth. Boxers and aspiring boxing writers are invited to submit essays on one of five topics, ranging from the social significance of boxing to comparative analyses of Ali and King.
“We want to encourage boxers to train their … Read Article
LAS VEGAS (Oct. 29, 2013) – The World Series of Fighting continues to expand its global footprint with the launch of World Series of Fighting Japan (WSOF Japan).
World Series of Fighting launches its new Japanese division in a partnership with the long-running and highly respected Pancrase organization, a Tokyo-based group that has promoted mixed martial arts events since 1993 and is widely considered one of the most historically important organizations in the sport. Read … Read Article
Chris Robinson continues the dialogue with trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, as he shares his thoughts on Five-time Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach as well as his thoughts as to why the whole world knows that Manny Pacquiao could never beat his son Floyd Mayweather. … Read Article
RingTV’s Bill Emes traveled to Easton, Pa., to document middleweight puncher Curtis Steven’s intense training camp for his challenge to WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin on Saturday in New York City. Stevens, who looks lightning quick on the mitts, says the mouth of Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez has written a check that “Golovkin’s ass can’t cash.”… Read Article
“The films for this festival not only appeal to the boxing fan, but to anyone who is drawn to the art of great storytelling,” – Former Heavyweight Champion Michael Bentt,(Sonny Liston in the 2001 film “Ali”)
Since the very early days of motion pictures, boxing has always made for great drama. For decades, the movie industry has created legendary characters inspired by those who lace up the gloves and step into the ring like modern-day … Read Article
Puerto Rican flyweight prospect, Emmanuel “Manny” Rodriguez ( 7-0, 5KO’s ) outpointed veteran Mexican, Felipe Rivas ( 14-15-2, 8KO’s ) at the Jesús M. Freire Statium in Cidra, Puerto Rico. All three judges scored 60-54.
Rodríguez boxing skills were superior, using a great stiff jab with lots of combinations to Rivas head and body.
“I want to thanks my trainers Ivan Calderon and Felix Pagan Pintor for their help. It really means a lot to … Read Article
Unbeaten Donegal light middleweight boxer ‘the Buncrana Banger’ John Hutchinson continued the flying start to his pro boxing career with a sensational points win over American Robert Brando-Hunt in front of a voiciferous Irish-American crown at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton, Boston on Saturday night.… Read Article
The scheduled Main Event between Warren “Hitman” Browning vs. William “Wild Bill” Shahan took a turn for the worst a few days before these two were set to do battle as Browning was forced out of the bout due to breaking his hand before wrapping up sparring.… Read Article