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
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special tribute to Erik “El Terrible” Morales tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
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(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) Showtime’s debut of the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. was a big hit. Fans were so hyped they even gave Mike Tyson a standing ovation. That came about during the fight between Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin 28-0 (KO 21) and Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam 27-1 (KO 17). Thankfully fans had been pulled out of their stupor induced by the Devon Alexander vs Randall Bailey fight. The biggest excitement in that fight came when … Read Article
(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) By James Slater – It was some night last night in New York, as world championship boxing made a return to the Big Apple for the first time in over 80-years. Inside a buzzing Barclay’s Centre, we got off to a sluggish start and saw a snoozer of an opening world title clash, as Randall Bailey seemingly gave up his IBF welterweight title without much of a fight of it. Throwing … Read Article