Former world champion Thomas Hearns, who along with Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Roberto Duran dominated boxing in the 1980s and became known collectively as “The Four Kings,” headlines a 14-person class of inductees into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame, Hall CEO/president Michelle Corrales-Lewis announced Wednesday.… Read Article
In the 2000s, they engaged in one of the most fierce, genuinely hate-filled rivalries in lower weight boxing history. Super-bantamweights/ featherweights /super-featherweights Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales went to war three times – the first battle, from February of 2000 being recognised as one of the greatest fights in modern day boxing history – and they came to blows outside of the ring also. Simply put, these two did not like each other.… Read Article
2N1D – “TWO NATIONS ONE DREAM” – BOXING WITHOUT BORDERS
Once again boxing is with sadness, mourning the passing of another icon. Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor passed away and is now flying free into eternity. Pryor will be remembered as a warrior who gave boxing fans around the world memorable fights .
This past week was very active. We held two purse bids for the heavyweight division. The WBC interim heavyweight championship was won by … Read Article
Mexican legends Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera both participated in one of the most memorable trilogies in boxing history, where each man put it all on the line while exhibiting incredible heart, determination, courage, and elite boxing talent. But before these two had even had their first bout against each other, an out of the ring rivalry had already been brewing where each man jockeyed for the coveted position of Mexico’s top pugilist.… Read Article
Los Angeles, CA (September 8, 2014) Sunday afternoon, Boxing’s fastest rising star, WBA/IBO Middleweight Champion, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN received well wishes for his upcoming bout from Mexican Boxing Legend, ERIK “El Terrible” MORALES as both were special guests of the East L.A. Mexican Independence Day Parade and Festival in Los Angeles.
Golovkin will face WBC Interim Middleweight Champion MARCO ANTONIO “El Veneno” RUBIO at “Mexican Style” on Saturday, October 18th at the StubHub Center in … Read Article
A report from ESPN Deportes says that Mexican fighting legend and former four-weight champion Erik Morales has decided to call it quits on his fantastic career, dispensing with a planned farewell fight in his homeland. Morales, aged 37, walks away with an incredibly hard-fought 52-9(36) record – and “El Terrible’s” induction into The Hall of Fame is an absolute certainty when the appropriate five years have passed.
Turning pro in his native Tijuana in March … Read Article
CANASTOTA, NY – MARCH 27, 2014 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today four-division world champion Erik “El Terrible” Morales will return to Canastota to participate in 25th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Weekend festivities scheduled for June 5-8th.
Erik “El Terrible” Morales … Read Article
37-year-old former three division world champion Erik “El Terrible” Morales (52-9, 36 KO’s) returns to the ring in two months to face Jorge Paez Jr. (37-4-1, 22 KO’s) in a scheduled 12 round bout at the Arena Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. For Morales, this will be his first fight since he was stopped in the 4th round by WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia in October of 2012 in their rematch.
Morales has been … Read Article
Palm Bay, FL: Popular 4 Times World Champion Erik “El Terrible” Morales will be a special guest of the “Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford” show, this Friday, February 22nd at the Palm Bay Community Center in Palm Bay, FL. Morales will be part of Telemundo’s broadcast team. Also present will be former WBO World Champion Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton.… Read Article
By Marc Livitz – isiting hours are just about done, yet the one of the curators of the sweet science has allowed us to look back in retrospect on perhaps one of the most memorable careers in recent boxing history.
An individual who has on numerous occasions defied the odds, silenced the critics, and most pleasingly kept the heart and soul of the sport, the fans, in a perpetual state of amazement. Praise indeed is … Read Article