The debate on whether boxing is the premium combat sport over mixed martial arts is generally a hollow argument dressed in ignorance. After all, they are two vastly different fighting disciplines only linked by their mutually destructive aim of rendering an opponent unconscious. You are unlikely to wage an impassioned discussion of the respective merits of Rugby versus American football, so why afford the column inches to the tedious boxing – UFC dispute?… Read Article
Preston B. (San Francisco, CA): Timothy Bradley has proven time and time again that he’s the best welterweight in the world. I don’t think he gets the respect he deserves and I never understood that. He knows how to win. How did you rate his performance and his talent in general?
Vivek W. (ESB): Timothy Bradley is tough topic to tackle for me at times. I often think back to his fight across the pond … Read Article
Boxing is littered with bizarre incidents and controversy, from in-ring riots to Parachutist’s landing in the ring – yet last night’s welterweight clash between Tim Bradley and Jessie Vargas introduced us to a slightly different kind of strange when referee Pat Russell initially appeared to wave the fight off in favour of Vargas – who behind on all 3 cards – rocked Bradley badly in the dying seconds of the final round.
This prompted wild … Read Article
Trainer Joel Diaz plans on giving former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz one more fight before returning him to the top of the sport. Ortiz is one of those guys who has had a tremendous fall from grace in this sport. In 2011 he beat an undefeated Andre Berto in one of the most exciting fights of that year which saw four knockdowns, a point deduction and a narrow decision. He then went on to … Read Article
Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special three guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!
The exclusive presentation will feature expert trainer Joel Diaz, Heavyweight contender David “El Nino“ Rodriguez, and elite level trainer Abel Sanchez.
Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506
Making his way back to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be the ultra dedicated and always entertaining Joel Diaz, head trainer of Tim Bradley. The Indio, California based fight coach will give … Read Article
“JEK III Productions” presents a big “Pacman vs. Desert Storm” fight preview edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!
Trainer Ronnie Shields enters “The Pugilist KOrner” at the 32 minute mark, and master strategist James Gogue’s segment begins at the 78 minute mark of the show!! Thanks for listening!!
Throughout the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will talk about this weekend’s dramatic fight card from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, … Read Article
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 … Read Article
In 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 … Read Article
NEW YORK CITY (December 5, 2013) – Unbeaten junior lightweight prospects Joel Diaz, Jr. (13-0, 11 KOs) and Wanzell Ellison (9-0-1, 5 KOs) headline “Big Apple Boxing,” presented by 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions, on Friday night, December 20 at Resorts World Casino NYC in Jamaica, Queens, New York.
“This is going to be an exciting night in boxing,” promoter Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson said. “The fighters on this card are highly motivated and I’m looking … Read Article
Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents Kronk Gym trainer Javan “Sugar“ Hill, Timothy Bradley trainer Joel Diaz, IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson, Junior Welterweight prospect Jermell Charlo, expert trainer and boxing mentor Gary Russell Sr., and Super Flyweight prospect Bruno “Aloha Kid” Escalante on tonight’s two hour episode of “The Pugilist KOrner”.
It’s a privilege to welcome Kronk Gym trainer Javan “Sugar” Hill to the Pugilist KOrner. The hungry young boxing … Read Article