By Dexter Reyes Ever since the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao super fight failed to live up to the hype, boxing has been in a steady decline in terms of Pay-Per-View viewership in the United States. The fight was built up for several years and when it finally happened it was a costly $100 price tag just for the PPV. In the end the fight wound up being the highest … [Read more...] about Has the rise of UFC, Conor McGregor, and Ronda Rousey made boxing irrelevant?
By Dexter Reyes When the Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan fight was first being rumored, I thought this had to be another joke to catch attention and headlines. I remember Khan was trying to chase a fight with Floyd Mayweather and that fight never materialized because for some reason even after winning a poll where Floyd asked fans to pick his next opponent, Floyd decided to … [Read more...] about Why I Believe Amir Khan Will Upset Canelo Alvarez On May 7
HBO and Showtime networks released the official Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Pay-Per-View commercial on YouTube and the short video is intense. … [Read more...] about Video: Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Official Commercial
I enjoy watching mixed martial arts and boxing. I am a combat sports fan and I've grown tired of the boxing versus MMA stuff. … [Read more...] about The Ronda Rousey vs Floyd Mayweather talk has gotten ridiculous
Growing up as a young kid I was able to witness the amazing athletic abilities of Roy Jones Jr., he was almost like Neo from the Matrix in the ring, in his prime he could dodge and avoid punches with the quickness of a mongoose. When Roy lost his quick reflexes he got knocked out and was no longer the superman we once knew. For every boxer there comes a time when they should … [Read more...] about Roy Jones Jr. can’t beat Anderson Silva in the UFC or boxing
By Dexter Reyes Over the weekend Amir Khan fought aging veteran boxer Julio Diaz and won a unanimous decision victory. I have to admit that Khan looked horrible, he was getting tagged with combos, and dropped in the fourth round, his speed wasn't there and his stamina was complete garbage. … [Read more...] about Amir Khan was better with Freddie Roach and Alex Ariza in his corner
By Dexter Reyes This was one of those matches that only the true hardcore boxing fan could predict. The build up for Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux was enough to attract the casual boxing fan, especially the heavy promotion in the New York area holding it in the Radio City Music Hall. But if you asked a boxing purist about the outcome, not one would predict an all … [Read more...] about Guillermo Rigondeaux beats Nonito Donaire by snooze fest decision
By Dexter Reyes Boxing is the theater of the unexpected and when Juan Manuel Marquez knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold with one punch, I couldn't believe my eyes. After watching that one punch KO of the great Pacquiao who was known for walking through punches from bigger men, I felt I was in the Twilight Zone and was dreaming. Marquez was never able to drop Pacquiao before, … [Read more...] about Which KO loss was more shocking? Pacquiao, Tyson, or Jones Jr.
By Dexter Reyes Freddie Roach was highly touted by the media as one of the best trainers in the world, he won many awards from multiple trainer of the year awards, and recently getting inducted into the boxing hall of fame but was all this praise too soon? Did Roach get hyped up only to be exposed as a sub par trainer who doesn't choose the right sparring partners or … [Read more...] about Should Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Manny Pacquiao leave Freddie Roach?
By Dexter Reyes I am hyped up for this UFC 148 Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen rematch, and any real fight fan whether it's boxing or MMA will be tuned in for this event. I honestly believe that this UFC 148 event will break the Pay-Per-View slump for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and outdo the last boxing PPV between Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley which reportedly … [Read more...] about UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II will easily do more PPV buys than Pacquiao vs. Bradley
By Dexter Reyes I've always predicted that if Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. ever stepped into the boxing ring and fought, Mayweather would win hands down. … [Read more...] about Mayweather fighting Cotto instead of Manny Pacquiao makes him look bad
Ultimate Fighting Championship's biggest star, Brock Lesnar, has officially retired after a devastating first round stoppage by a leg kick to the body from Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. … [Read more...] about Brock Lesnar retires after Alistair Overeem stops him at UFC 141