Valentine’s Day is for lovers but legendary fighters, including Jack Dempsey, Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali, did battle on Feb. 14. Lee Groves ranked 10 Valentine’s Day bouts that boasted historic importance, vengeance, athletic excellence, unimaginable bravery, ambition and vindication.
RING, WBA and WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward said “I can’t wait to get back out there and perform for all my fans” after having endured surgery on his right shoulder on Friday.
Juan Manuel Marquez’s sixth-round knockout of Manny Pacquiao will be among “Boxing’s Best” on HBO, a series comprised of seven major showdowns to be featured over five days beginning on Christmas.
Strength and conditioning guru Angel Hernandez claims that trainer Freddie Roach has accused Juan Manuel Marquez of having used performance enhancing drugs out of fear that his fighter will defeat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night.
Episodes of HBO’s 24/7 series featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto will be televised on CNN in advance of their May 5 fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Floyd Mayweather on Manny Pacquiao: “How my deal is structured at this particular time in the sport of boxing is that I keep 100 percent of the revenue, so why would I even give a 50-50 if I’m out there?”
Outspoken Carl Froch shares his thoughts on Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson, says Mikkel Kessler overlooked Andre Ward, and believes Lucian Bute is over-rated.