MIAMI (Apr. 19, 2009) – For four invaluable weeks at the Normandy Gym in North Miami, undefeated middleweight prospect “Chairman of the Board” Michael Oliveira (11-0, 8 KOs), the heir apparent to retired Brazilian boxing star Acelino “Popo” Freitas, acted more like a sponge than a young prize fighter. The 19-year-old Oliveira, who is trained by Danny Hawk at … [Read more...] about Unbeaten middleweight Michael Oliveira Learns ropes from Bernard Hopkins
Venezuelan world boxing champion Edwin "El Inca" Valero was found dead at 1:30 am on Monday in his prison cell located in (Policarabobo) Carabobo police headquarters. Valero was arrested after confessing to killing his young 24-year old wife Jennifer Carolina Viera De Valero in a Valencia hotel room on Sunday. His wife's body was found with stab wounds but police haven't found … [Read more...] about Boxer Edwin Valero commits suicide after murdering his wife
50 PORTRAITS AND HUNDREDS OF PHOTOS OF THE MOST FAMOUS FEMALE BOXERS IN THE WORLD "Extraordinary women of the ring" is the first book dedicated to the world of the female boxing, to these amazing women who chose one day to lace up the gloves, as the men before them. About 50 professional women boxers are honoured in words and images. Mary Ann LURIE OWEN photographs for years … [Read more...] about “EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN OF THE RING” – first book dedicated to women of boxing! coming May 2010
AP obtained exclusive video of former boxing champion Edwin Valero being taken into custody by Venezuelan police after confessing to the murder of his wife Jennifer Carolina Viera de Valero in a Venezuelan hotel room on Sunday. … [Read more...] about Video of Boxer/Murderer Edwin Valero taken into custody by police
Edwin Valero, the promising young 28-year old Venezuelan boxer who has been in constant trouble the past couple of weeks is now the key suspect in the death of his 24-year-old wife Jennifer Carolina Viera De Valero. Valero, known for his explosive style and knockout power, was touted as the next Manny Pacquaio and a possible future opponent for Pacquiao, but it appears … [Read more...] about Edwin Valero key suspect in Murder of his young wife
The Floyd "Money" Mayweather vs. "Sugar" Shane Mosley, May 1st HBO Pay-per-view is just a few weeks away, and HBO 24/7 has already begun covering the boxers every move. Episode one introduced the viewers to Shane Mosley in his 24/7 debut and covered the highly publicized Olympic style drug testing protocol that Floyd Mayweather Jr. insisted of Manny Pacquiao and ultimately … [Read more...] about Watch HBO 24/7 “Mayweather vs. Mosley” Episode 2 Live!
First to air will be the co-main event Lucian Bute vs. Edison "Pantera" Miranda, broadcast from Montreal, Quebec, Canada . Bute will defend his IBF super-middleweight title against the tough Colombian power puncher Edison Miranda. Bute is undefeated with a record of (25-0, 20 KOs) and the favorite going into the fight with Miranda. Bute is coming off a dominant 4th round … [Read more...] about Watch HBO Pavlik vs. Martinez and Bute vs. Miranda Live!
Kelly Pavlik (36-1, 32 KOs) the middleweight champion from Youngstown, Ohio and Argentinean boxer Sergio Martinez (44-2-2, 24 KOs) both weighed in at 159.5-pounds, a shade under the 160-pound middleweight limit, for their Saturday, April 15 middleweight title fight at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey The HBO co-feature will be a title fight between … [Read more...] about Pavlik-Martinez and Bute-Miranda make weight for April 17 HBO Boxing card
The WBA 154-pound title fight between champion Yuri Foreman and challenger Miguel Cotto who'll be making his junior middleweight debut will takes place at Yankee Stadium on June 5th. The fight is being promoted by Bob Arum's Top Rank and will broadcast by HBO sports. Tickets to the Cotto vs. Foreman fight will go on sale today Friday, April 16, 2010 at Noon. The tickets can be … [Read more...] about Cotto vs. Foreman Yankee Stadium tickets go on sale today April 16
Things got heated during the New York press conference (watch the video below) to announce the upcoming May 15, SHINE fight promotions Pay-per-view "Worlds Collide" pitting former boxing champion Ricardo Mayorga against former UFC fighter Din Thomas. Ricardo Mayorga started the press-conference off in vintage Mayorga style, tons of trash talk in Spanish that was interpreted … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Ricardo Mayorga Vs. MMA fighter Din Thomas Presscon Altercation
Victor Conte of BALCO Laboratories, the man who supplied Mosley with designer steroids and EPO, released a video on Youtube exposing a testimony by Shane Mosley on October 27, 2009. In the video Shane Mosley openly admits to knowing that he was taking an illegal drug called EPO, this goes against Mosley's recent interviews claiming he had no idea what he was taking and … [Read more...] about Video: Shane Mosley Knowingly Admits Taking Banned Substance (EPO)
PROVIDENCE (April 15, 2010) – Many of New England’s top prospects will be in action May 7 on the “Spring Fever” card, presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment and Sports, Inc. (CES), at Twin River Event Center in Lincoln, R.I. New Bedford (MA) welterweight Jason “School Boy” Pires (22-3-1, 9 KOs), the former USBA super bantamweight champion and active … [Read more...] about Pires headlines “Spring Fever” CES show May 7