Browsing all articles by Reni M. Valenzuela.
By Reni M. Valenzuela It took the world’s “number one” boxer to hit the wall before he got to read the writings on it. Finally, he has resolved to be brave and courageous for he has reasons to be so.
By Reni M. Valenzuela Floyd “Money” Mayweather has the skills to win his fights, but he opts to keep his record “perfect” and “unblemished” instead. Until he ceases cherry-picking his opponents, the boxing world will never know if he’s the finest for this generation.
By Reni M. Valenzuela If the manner by which Robert “The Ghost” defeated Andre Berto in November last year would be an indicator to judge the outcome of the Guerrero-Mayweather bout tomorrow, the current pound-for-pound king could be in unique trouble because the “dethroned” Berto has a chin stronger than that of Money Floyd.
By Reni M. Valenzuela This is boxing today. Guillermo Rigondeaux has suddenly become “boring” when everything that he did was superb and masterful in beating Nonito Donaire a week ago. Donaire fought a “close battle” versus Rigondeaux when the fight can’t be any closer to describing it as a one-sided letdown. It is pathetic that [...]
By Reni M. Valenzuela Top Rank and HBO are closely knitted now than ever. And they are “potent” allies determined to take boxing for a ride. By aggravating the situation and deepening the rift between two warring factions in the sport, how superficial of anybody to think that the fans and boxing community would be [...]
By Reni M. Valenzuela Lest they forget, boxing is first a sport (not business) before all else. However I look at it, HBO’s sudden dumping of Golden Boy Promotions is a big, reckless disservice to the sport, with HBO’s management allowing personal and/or professional rift among “cats and dogs” in the business side of boxing [...]