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Another reason Al Haymon is bad for boxing

I am sure I will get some disagreement when I say Al Haymon is bad for boxing. I will say, he is a great business man and adviser/manager for his increasing stable of fighters.

From Holyfield to Wilder; Despite impressive knockout, critics remain skeptical of the Bronze Bomber

As I have mentioned before, the jury is still out there on whether WBC Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is a formidable champion for American boxing fans to get behind. I am not going to

Terrence Crawford is bad for Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao hopes to go out with a win next April, in what is said to be his last fight. Toward the top of the list as a possible opponent is Terrence Crawford. Crawford

The best time of year for boxing is now!

Can you feel it? Boxing fans can finally start getting excited again. Although summer is ending, ironically boxing is about to heat up with some of the best stepping into the ring in some

Floyd Mayweather is an ICON but is he slipping?

Floyd Mayweather may be approaching the beginning of the slippery slope. Given there is not a lot of fan interest in any particular opponents for him, whomever that next opponent ends up being may

Deontay Wilder: Just another hyped up American Heavyweight?

The clock has been ticking for quite some time since we have been able to get behind a legitimate American Heavyweight Champion. Deontay Wilder currently holds the WBC Heavyweight Title but has had just

Time for Mayweather and Pacquiao to Move on!

In the aftermath of the most hyped fight in the last several decades, boxing fans and laymen watching the sport are left with many thoughts regarding the two most popular fighters in recent memory,

Danny Garcia gets lucky again in robbery win over Lamont Peterson

Last night at the Barclays Center in front of a pro Garcia crowd in Brooklyn, New York, Danny “Swift” Garcia won a majority decision over Lamont Peterson on NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions. However, by

The Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight will be a let down!

I can’t go anywhere or read anything without seeing or hearing something about this fight. The hype and hysteria regarding Mayweather and Pacquiao is everywhere. The good thing is that it is finally going

Brandon Rios brutalizes Mike Alvarado in rubber match!

The much anticipated trilogy match at the 1st Bank Event Center in Broomfield, CO was not what fans had envisioned. Rather than a competitive and entertaining brawl that media and fans had hoped for

Mile High Disappointment! Mike Alvarado arrested on weapon charges again

Mike Alvarado is his own worst enemy. He is more dangerous to himself than anyone he will ever face in the ring, including Brandon Rios, who he is still set to fight on January

Alvarado vs. Rios III set for January 24, in Broomfield, CO.

According to the Denver Post, Top Rank Promotions will officially announce the popular rubber match sometime next week, likely Tuesday. The loser of this third installment, which was an easy sell for HBO and

Move over Floyd: As career earnings rise, interest is falling for the P4P King!

As Floyd Mayweather (47-0) approaches 500 million dollars in career earnings, the interest in his fights is going down. Since his 2013 fight against Canelo Alvarez, which boasted 2.2 million PPV buys, each of

Alvarado-Rios III best option for Top Rank’s two fading fighters

How fast things can change. Two years ago, Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios were on the Gatti list and two of boxing fans’ most exciting fighters. Now they are both in danger of turning

Canelo knows Erislandy Lara is dangerous and hungry on his path to “The American Dream”

There are only two weeks left until Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KO’s) steps into the ring against Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO’s). This is the first PPV appearance for the defector from Cuba. Nicknamed

Marcos Maidana proves Adrien Broner is no Floyd Mayweather

Alamo Dome (San Antonio, Texas) – Last night “The Problem” was solved, but to tell the truth, Adien Broner was never really a problem for Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. Other than punching himself out