Just when we thought there was a chance, just a small chance, he might fight again – the rumour mill going into overdrive simply because “El Chino” stepped back into a gym – Argentine warrior Marcos Maidana has made it official: he has retired from the sport he gave so much excitement to, at age 33. The former two-weight champion wrote on social media how he no longer has the fire inside him.… Read Article
The last time we saw Marcos Maidana in a fight, he was losing his money-spinner of a return meeting with Floyd Mayweather Junior in September of 2014. The next time we saw him after that, in a photo that was widely viewed on the internet, Maidana was carrying plenty of excess weight and had seemingly been enjoying the money he earned in his two big fights with “Money.” it seemed we had seen the ferocious … Read Article
April 26, 2016 – Leading up to the highly anticipated middleweight championship between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan – set for Saturday, May 7 and presented live by HBO Pay-Per-View® – HBO Sports will present the exclusive replay of two intriguing showdowns that highlight the remarkable skill and will of these competitors.… Read Article
A couple of days ago, a photo of Argentine warrior Marcos Maidana surfaced on the internet and it caused quite a response, being re-posted a number of times. Maidana looks very much over his fighting weight in the pic, his stomach bloated and rings of fat evident. Immediately after seeing the picture, fans everywhere came to the seemingly obvious conclusion: the once great action fighter who gave us memorable fights with the likes of Victor … Read Article
Since earning a pair of career high paydays in back-to-back world title challenges to Floyd Mayweather, Marcos Maidana has been relaxing and enjoying the good life back home in Argentina with no serious signs of return, although according his to manager, Sebastian Contursi, ‘Chino’ will indeed be back in action sometime in the early part of 2016.
It’s also possible when he does make his return that the Argentine former 2 weight champ will be … Read Article
It has now been over a year since the first of Marcos Maidana’s back to back fights with Floyd Mayweather, with no immediate signs of the Argentine puncher returning to the ring.
Maidana earned a pair of career-high purses for the dual decision losses to Mayweather and in the months since has been enjoying life in his home country, ballooning in weight considerably and struggling to find the motivation to make a return.
However his … Read Article
I guess I was one of those that hoped Adrien Broner might mature a little bit in defeat, use such a humbling as a learning curve and come back not only stronger but having had a much needed “attitude adjustment.”
Like so many people constantly say about “The Problem”, it’s not necessarily ability that’s the issue for him – he has natural talent in spades – rather his attitude, arrogance and out of ring histrionics … Read Article
(Note: As part of a week long breakdown, boxing scribe Vivek “Vito” Wallace analyzes where today’s top fighters stand, and whether or not 2015 could be the year many of them fall. This week long analysis will cover over 30 fighters from around the world)
Throughout Boxing history we’ve seen drugs, alcohol, crime, and a host of other demons strip precious time away from distracted talents which they could never get back. In … Read Article
Adrien Broner (29-1, 22 KOs) said on his Twitter yesterday that he wants to avenge his loss to former two division world champion Marcos Maidana before he looks to fight the other big names like Manny Pacquiao, Lucas Matthysse and Juan Manuel Marquez. Maidana’s trainer Robert Garcia says he’d like to see Maidana fight Broner again, because he feels that Maidana would knock Broner unconscious if that fight were to happen.
“It’s always fun to … Read Article
Former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wasn’t too impressed with WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr’s recent win over Marcos Maidana earlier this month on September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
While some boxing fans feel that Mayweather did an excellent job of neutralizing Maidana’s power by using movement and tactical clinching to stop the Argentinian from hammering him with his big shots, Canelo felt that all Mayweather did … Read Article