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Boxing and casinos – a true love story

Las Vegas, also known as the city of lights where everything is beautiful has a history to marvel about as far as boxing and other gambling activities are concerned. It’s a metropolis that was

Denver Police Investigating Mike Alvarado

Earlier this week Denver Police found Mike Alvarado’s green Cadillac Escalade inside a lake located near 17th and Sheridan. Detectives aren’t sure what the driver’s motivation was for dumping the SUV in the lake.

Carl Froch could be fighting Cesar Chavez Jr Next

Carl Froch was supposed to fight George Groves for a second time but that was before Groves turned down a “seven figure offer” for a rematch. “We made a seven figure offer for a

WBC President, Jose Sulaiman, Dies after Being Hospitalized

President of the WBC Jose Sulaiman died today at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, he was 82 years-old. In October he had a double bypass surgery with some complications that

Did Marcos Maidana cheat during the Broner fight with the help of Alex Ariza?

On Saturday night Marcos Maidana shocked the boxing world by demolishing heavily favored Adrien Broner by taking the WBA welterweight championship belt. Over 1.3 million viewers tuned in to Showtime to watch the dramatic

Manny Pacquiao Generates 475,000 PPVs for his Sparring with Brandon Rios

Manny Pacquiao’s sparing session with the punching bag AKA Brandon Rios, which took place in China on November 23th, only sold 475,000 pay-per-view units and generated roughly $30 million in revenue according to Mark

Pacquiao vs Rios Prediction

With a week to go, Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios hosted a media workout and both fighters are looking their best but come November 23, only one will be taking the “W” home. When

Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios Face Off with Max Kellerman

I love November because Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and this year November will be extra special because on Nov 23 Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios square off. This fight will be action packed

Timothy Bradley Stops Marquez to Remain Undefeated

Timothy Bradley won a twelve round split decision over four-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Though we didn’t see a knockout, Bradley

Boxing’s Most Boring Fighters

Recently The Guardian did a top ten most boring fighters and they ranked Floyd Mayweather Jr at the number 1 spot. I could see how Floyd Mayweather Jr could be a boring fighter to

Canelo Alvarez Wins the Heart of Victims of Storm Manuel

For the pass few days “Canelo” and his team have help victims affected by Storm Manuel in Quechultenango Mexico. Nearly 175,000 homes were affected by floods and landslides, mostly in the southern state of

Brandon Rios hires Alexa Ariza after Ariza leaves Manny Pacquiao Training Camp

Manny Pacquiao has been preparing for weeks now for his upcoming showdown with Brandon Rios on November 24th at the Venetian Macao in Macau, China. Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning coach, Alexa Ariza, was fired

Chavez Jr continues to make boxing look bad

So when word began to spread in recent days that Chavez, notoriously heavy between fights, was having a terrible time making the contract weight of 168 pounds for his fight against Brian Vera on

Danny Garcia’s Father Gives Him a Bad Image

Danny Garcia vs Lucas Matthysse was the fight most boxing fans wanted to see and like many predicted, including me, it was expected Matthysse to knock Garcia out. But on Saturday night Garcia proved

C.J. Ross Should Get Fired! The only judge scoring a draw on the Mayweather-Canelo fight

C.J. Ross is the only judge that scored the Mayweather-Canelo fight as a draw, 114-114. The other two judges scored it for Mayweather 116-112 (Dave Moretti) and 117-111 (Craig Metcalfe), giving the pound-for-pound king

An Excuse Is All We Hear From Chavez Jr.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. arrived into Los Angeles Friday night from Mexico for a press conference to announce his upcoming fight against contender Brian Vera. Chavez vs. Vera will take place, Saturday, September 28,