In the moments immediately following the first bout between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, just prior to the announcement of the official scores, very few people probably considered that this would be but the first chapter in a series of fights. After all, who could have predicted this budding rivalry? According to the large majority of observers Pacquiao should have been awarded a comfortable decision. The judges saw otherwise. And now here we are on … Read Article
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (April 4, 2016) – Always tough Patrick “Punisher” Hyland (31-1, 15 KOs) will be fighting for Irish boxing history Saturday, April 16 as he challenges WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs) in the 12-round main event, airing live on SHOWTIME from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT.… Read Article
On Saturday, April 2, 2016, Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell woke from an induced coma. Twenty-four hours later, on Sunday, he was talking to family and close friends at his bedside.
Nick had been placed in an induced coma following a British middleweight title contest at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday, March 26. Contrary to early reports, though, his bleed was outside the brain – on the skull, in fact – and was minor enough … Read Article
It was at the expense of a fighter who had already achieved greatness that Manny Pacquiao first began to do the same. Back in November of 2003, Pacquiao, still somewhat unknown on the word stage despite having won world titles in two weight classes, challenged Mexican star Marco Antonio Barrera (in a non-title fight) – what followed was a brutal and one-sided fight.… Read Article
Superstar Manny Pacquiao was almost the victim of as physical assault yesterday in Hollywood, California as he enjoyed a luncheon at a Japanese restaurant. According to reports in Philippine media outlets, Pacquiao was attacked in the parking lot of the establishment as he was getting into his Ferrari. An assailant, a white male, threw a punch at Manny and shouted foul language at him.… Read Article
Arthur Abraham (44-4, 29 KOs) is promising his best ever performance when he steps through the ropes to defend his WBO World Super Middleweight title against Gilberto Ramirez (33-0, 24 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The two-weight World Champion, who will be making his Las Vegas debut on the undercard of Manny Pacqiauo’s farewell fight with Timothy Bradley, knows he must bring his A-game to defeat the rising Mexican … Read Article
Like a good number of people, reigning and undefeated WBC heavyweight king Deontay Wilder sees this Saturday night’s IBF heavyweight title fight between defending belt-holder Charles Martin and challenger Anthony Joshua as a very close, hard to call fight. Some say the fight has come too soon in the career of the 2012 Olympic gold medallist, while others say Martin is still very much the unproven article himself.… Read Article
Fight fans the world over who appreciate a gutsy warrior, will always have a soft spot for Polish tough guy Tomasz Adamek. The 39-year-old announced his retirement from the sport he helped make popular last night in his homeland, after suffering just the fifth defeat, and just the second stoppage defeat, of his hugely entertaining 17-year pro career.
Adamek was stunned in the 10th-round by Eric Molina, this loss coming in a fight that came … Read Article
In a recent interview, unbeaten heavyweight champion Tyson Fury referred to upcoming IBF title challenger and 2012 Olympic gold medal winner Anthony Joshua as “useless” and “totally unable to defend himself.” Joshua, though he is not at all prone to engaging in anything approaching disrespectful trash-talk, hasn’t taken too long to respond. Speaking with Mail Online, the man who will challenge IBF ruler Charles Martin on Saturday night at The O2, suggests Fury concentrate on … Read Article
Proving that nice guys, and very hard working guys, can finish first, 33-year-old Eric Molina traveled to Krakow, Poland and scored the biggest win over his career at the expense of Tomasz Adamek last night. The Mexican/American known as “Drummer Boy” landed a booming right hand to head to take out of the former light-heavyweight and cruiserweight king; picking up the biggest win of his career to date.… Read Article