Undefeated two-division titleholder Tim Bradley made a huge jump forward in THE RING’s pound-for-pound rankings with his impressive split-decision victory over future hall of famer Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley: “I feel that I’m finally going to get my just due. I feel that I am finally one of the best fighters in the world.”
On Tuesday night, ESPN will air ‘No Mas,’ a documentary dealing with the second of three fights between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran, which ended with a frustrated Duran apparently quitting in the eighth round.
Juan Manuel Marquez said he was “scared of the judges more than” Tim Bradley during the post-fight press conference for their WBO welterweight title bout that Bradley won by split decision on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Tim Bradley proved that he wasn’t damaged goods and that he could stick to a smart game plan by outpointing Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday in Las Vegas. Bradley, who went to war with Ruslan Provodnikov in his last bout, controlled his aggression en route to a deserved split-decision victory.
Ukrainian two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko scored two knockdowns during his fourth-round stoppage of Jose Luis Ramirez in his professional debut on Saturday.
Follow our live round-by-round updates of tonight’s welterweight clash during which WBO beltholder Tim Bradley retained his belt by split-decision over Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas.
Follow our live round-by-round updates of tonight’s featherweight title bout during which Orlando Salido scored a seventh-round knockout of Orlando Cruz in Las Vegas. The HBO Pay Per View broadcast began at 6:00 p.m. PT.
A fight between former WBO junior welterweight beltholder Zaurbek Baysangurov and Freddy Hernandez has been added to the Gennady Golovkin-Curtis Stevens card on Nov. 2.
Tim Bradley weighed in at a ripped-and-ready looking 146 pounds for his Saturday WBO welterweight title defense against Juan Manuel Marquez on Friday in Las Vegas. Marquez weighed in at lean and muscular 144.5 pounds.
Orlando Cruz, an openly gay boxer who fights on the Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard, has received as much media coverage as the two pound-for-pound-rated main event fighters. He deserves the attention for challenging and exposing boxing’s homophobic underbelly.
Openly gay boxer Orlando Cruz on dealing with homophobia in boxing: “I’m in a sport that is very macho. Sometime in the ring, people would should gay slurs at me before I came out.”