By John F. McKenna (McJack) On June 20, 1980 a great fight dubbed “The Brawl in Montreal” took place between Panamanian Roberto Duran and Sugar Ray Leonard from the United States. Ray Leonard was a media darling, having won the Light Welterweight Olympic Gold Medal in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada. The fight with […]
By John F. McKenna (McJack) Undefeated WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0-1 NC, 12 KO’s) may be more of a challenge than Team Pacquiao originally thought him to be. “Desert Storm” has a reputation for being a very tough fighter and has exhibited that numerous times against quality opponents. Bradley holds convincing wins over […]
By John F. McKenna (McJack) Beau Jack, born Sidney Walker, was a great African American boxer of the 1940’s. Beau Jack came from very humble beginnings and went on to win the lightweight championship of the world. He was born on April 1, 1921 in Augusta, Georgia. His maternal grandmother, who raised Beau, gave him […]
By John F. McKenna (McJack) Even though Filipino icon WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) is not the opponent he will face as his next opponent on May 5, undefeated superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) can’t resist taking shots at him.
By John F. McKenna (McJack) Five time trainer of the year Freddie Roach believes that his charge WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) needs to put on a dominating performance when he squares of against WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0-1 NC, 12 KO’s). The pair will clash at the MGM Grand […]