Francisco Vargas’ comeback KO has ‘of the Year’ written all over it

21
Nov

Francisco Vargas’ comeback KO has ‘of the Year’ written all over it

Francisco Vargas rallied to stop Miura in Round 9 of a Fight of the Year candidate in the co-featured bout to the Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez event.

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07
May

Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo I remembered

It was a war in which bombs were launched; blood was spilled and whose participants were never the same again. Our resident historian Lee Groves remembers the breathtaking spectacle that was Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo I, 10 years later.

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28
Mar

Gary Russell Jr. stops Jhonny Gonzalez in four, wins WBC featherweight title

The second time was the charm for Gary Russell Jr., who won the WBC featherweight title with a fourth-round stoppage of Jhonny Gonzalez on Saturday in Las Vegas. The new beltholder says he was better prepared for Gonzalez than he was for Vasyl Lomachenko, who he lost a decision to last year in his first title bout.

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21
Mar

Braehmer defeats Krasniqi, forces corner retirement

Light heavyweight Juergen Braehmer defeated Robin Krasniqi via ninth round stoppage on Saturday night in Rostock, Germany. Tom Gray reports.

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13
Jan

Alvarado gets weapons possession charge; Weeks assigned Stiverne-Wilder

In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get details on the latest developments on the Mike Alvarado arrest and who will officiate Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder.

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04
Sep

Floyd Mayweather on his reading ability, Ariza, Maidana’s ‘dirty fighting’

In a recent conference call, RING welterweight/junior middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. answered questions regarding Kenny Bayless, Alex Ariza and Marcos Maidana’s aggressive approach in their first bout.

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27
Aug

Marcos Maidana to Floyd Mayweather Jr.: ‘Stop crying; fight like a man’

The gamesmanship is on. In the only fight trainer Robert Garcia deemed feasible for Floyd Mayweather Jr., his fighter, Marco Maidana is challenging the RING welterweight champion to “fight like a man.”

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15
Jul

Marcos Maidana: Mayweather ‘always coming up with excuses’

Marcos Maidana dismisses Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s comments about dirty tactics in their first fight, saying he’s not one to talk.

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24
Apr

Lem’s latest: Tony Weeks to referee Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana

Veteran referee Tony Weeks and judges Dave Moretti, Burt Clements and Michael Pernick have been named to officiate the May 3 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana world welterweight title bout in Las Vegas, Nev.

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11
Mar

Bernard Hopkins defends Tony Weeks’ Alvarez-Angulo stoppage

Bernard Hopkins defended referee Tony Weeks 10th-round stoppage of the Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo fight. “I think that it was a good call,” said Hopkins, who fights Beibut Shumenov on April 19.

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