by Peter Owen Nelson This is the first essay in a series about boxer Oscar De La Hoya, his looming retirement and rebirth as a promoter, and the saga leading up to his upcoming bout against a five-foot-six-and-a-half-inch lightning bolt from the Philippines named Manny Pacquiao. The fight is expected to rake in at least $165 million, the most in boxing history. The bell … [Read more...] about Vanity Fair Essay Profiling Oscar De La Hoya and his Upcoming bout with Pacquiao.
24/7 the Emmy award winning HBO series kicked off today with Jones/Calzaghe 24/7. A few Videos in honor of the upcoming super fight that will take place at the famed Madison Square Garden Arena in New York city between the undefeated pride of Wales Joe Calzaghe and the Legendary Roy Jones Jr from Pensacola,Florida. You Catch the fight live on HBO PPV or in person if tickets … [Read more...] about Jones vs. Calzaghe HBO 24/7 premieres tonight
This is just my opinion. Feel Free to drop and opinion or Share your list. 10. Chris John 9. Israel Vasquez 8. Christian Mijares 7. Ivan Calderon 6. Miguel Cotto 5. Antonio Margarito 4. Bernard Hopkins 3. Juan Manuel Marquez 2. Joe Calzaghe 1. Manny Pacquiao DISCUSS THIS TOPIC IN OUR FORUM … [Read more...] about My current p4p list
The Main Event of UFC 90 ended in a unpredictable way. It looked like Anderson Silva was just toying with Cote for the first 2 rounds of the fight, but I think he respected Cote and was waiting for him to come in with wild punches so he could counter him. The Funny thing is Patrick Cote at the start of the 3rd round gave a smile while holding up 3 fingers basically addressing … [Read more...] about Anderson Silva Wins over Cote with a Freak TKO Injury
If you did not catch the ShoBox series on Showtime tonight you missed out on a very climatic fight. Librado Andrade went to the hometown of the undefeated champion Lucian Bute to try to take his title. … [Read more...] about Lucian Bute vs. Librado Andrade: What a Fight, What a Comeback, What a Robbery!
UFC 90 LIVE on PPV October 25! From the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., UFC 90 card: Main Event � UFC Middleweight Title: Patrick Cote 183 vs. Anderson Silva 184 Undercard: Thiago Alves 171 vs. Josh Koscheck 170 Junior �Cigano� dos Santos 234 vs. Fabricio Werdum 256 Tyson Griffin 155 vs. Sean Sherk 156 Gray Maynard 155 vs. Rich Clementi 156 Drew … [Read more...] about UFC 90 Anderson Silva vs. Patrick Cote
The Pacman will be featured on Espn's Prime time show E:60 which does short in depth features of sports figures such as MMA fighters and Boxers. Recently E:60 featured Kelly Pavlik on the show as well as UFC star Brock Lesnar and EliteXc bust Kimbo Slice. The episode will air on Tuesday October 28th 7:00pm (ET) on ESPN(check your cable provider for channel). Also check The E:60 … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao to be featured on ESPN’s E:60 show.
So boxing magazine The Ring released the covered fro their latest issue and it features artwork for the Oscar De La Hoya vs. Manny Pacquiao Mega Fight aka The Dream Fight. … [Read more...] about New Pacquiao vs. De La Hoya Ring Magazine Cover.
A good thing about HBO PPV is if you couldn't afford paying the PPV or did not wish to order that particular PPV fight you could always wait till the following week to watch the rebroadcast on HBO since they usually replay it. Make sure you catch this fight it is not for casual fans who get bored easy but those who can respect the fine technical skills of a cagey throwback … [Read more...] about Pavlik vs. Hopkins replay on HBO Oct. 25
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