I happen to catch a few episodes of The Ultimate Fighter on Spike T.V and if you have been following the show from the start of the season you had to of noticed Team Nogueira's Boxing Coach Al Stankie he is quite the character, eccentric to say the least. If you ever had a picture of the stereotypical old school boxing veteran Al Stankie is that guy. Pop in a copy of Rocky and … [Read more...] about More Stankie!
Good interview from Intheguard.tv Anderson Talks about his Retirement and his love for boxing and says a fight with Roy Jones Jr will happen. New Anderson Silva Interview I have my doubts about this because Roy Jones Jr has an upcoming mega bout with the undefeated Welshman Joe Calzaghe in November and if Roy Jones Jr beats Calzaghe a big bout against Bernard Hopkins … [Read more...] about Anderson Silva retiring to Box against Roy Jones Jr?
The Detroit City Cobra was one of my all time favorite fighters to watch he always came to fight and as much as possible went for the finish when he had his man hurt. Hearns fell short in his fights to Hagler and Leonard (Many believed Hearns won the Rematch) but his knockout of Roberto Duran showed off his signature right hand once that punch landed it was lights out for the … [Read more...] about FlashBack: Tommy “The Hitman” Hearns
I know Kelly and Jack Loew are very close and loyal to each other but after watching the Taylor rematch and the Hopkins fight again I noticed Jack giving the same advice over and over with no real plan B "double up on the jab". In a few moments the cutman Miguel Diaz seem to of taken over as the Lead Trainer, to me that shows a bit of inexperience on Loew's part and … [Read more...] about Does Kelly Pavlik need a new trainer?
ukulele style … [Read more...] about Cool Rendition of Rocky Theme
In a tough economy many Americans are forced to conserve their money and only splurge on certain indulgences. As a boxing fan who is pretty much tight on money I always get the same reaction from plenty of the boxing fans I run into...."Man PPV cost too much!" Boxing is hurting itself with unnecessary PPV's. Many people wonder why our beautiful sport has sunken so low on the … [Read more...] about A Boxing Fan’s View of PPV
After watching Pavlik go up 10 pounds to 170 to fight the older more adjusted fighter at that weight in Hopkins I had a thought. Could Manny Pacquiao aka the Pacman successfully go up 12 pounds and maintain his speed and ferocity? Seeing Kelly Pavlik go up just 10 pounds but looking slower then a Snail with his punches it makes one think maybe the same will happen to the … [Read more...] about Pacman or Fatman?
Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins showed that he belongs among the All Time Greats in boxing by defying age and the betting odds by proving the many boxing writers and pundits wrong beating the Ghost Kelly Pavlik. … [Read more...] about Who’s Afraid of Ghosts? Not Hopkins
Undefeated KELLY "THE GHOST" PAVLIK AND BERNARD "THE EXECUTIONER" HOPKINS are scheduled to fight in a light heavyweight bout at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on October 18, 2008. … [Read more...] about Oct. 18 Pavlik versus Hopkins on HBO PPV
Coming Oct 11, 2008 Showtime Championship Boxing presents a Double Header from two different countries. IBF Light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver takes on undefeated WBC champ "Bad" Chad Dawson, and Sam Peter will defend his WBC heavyweight championship for the first time against Vitali Klitschko. … [Read more...] about Showtime Boxing Double Header Oct 11, 2008
Many have tried and many have failed to become viable competitors to UFC in the sport of mixed martial arts. Sam Caplan says if somebody is going to come along and be successful on that front, here's what they should and shouldn't do. www.cbssports.com/boxing/story/10996522 … [Read more...] about Caplan: How to build an MMA promotion