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Friday, October 24, 2014

Boxing

Manny Pacquiao Turned to Boxing After His Dad Ate His Dog

Weird title, hard to comprehend, but believe me, have patience and you’ll understand. Manny Pacquiao, now the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world preparing for a match with Ricky Hatton, grew up as a poor kid in the Philippines. Things can get pretty grim there as jobs aren’t easy to find and mostly low-paying. Pacquiao…Read More

Kimbo Slice Wants to Try Boxing Because It’s Easier Than MMA

Just as quickly as the name “Kimbo Slice” was vaulted into the consciousness of sports fans, the buzz surrounding the underground fighting legend dropped faster than the stock of Citigroup. It was said all along by people “in the know” that Slice was a fraud. He quickly proved that no less than a few fights…Read More

Bob Arum Plays Race Card in Defense of Antonio Margarito, Is Totally Wrong

Just as Top Rank promoter Bob Arum was incensed at the year-long suspension of his fighter, Antonio Margarito, by the California State Athletic Commission, I’m incensed at Arum’s comments in defense of Margarito. In the same breath where he exclaimed “This is America” as if to say “We don’t punish famous/rich people here!” Arum let…Read More

Jose Canseco and Danny Bonaduce Fight Ruled a Draw

I know there were probably two fights higher on your agenda Saturday night — Fedor Emelianenko vs. Andrei Arlovski, and Shane Mosley vs. Antonio Margarito. Yes, those were pretty significant battles in the sports world. But I’d like to concentrate on the idiot matchup from Saturday. Two has-beens in Jose Canseco and Danny Bonaduce battled…Read More

I Guess That Golota Fight Wasn’t Fixed

A few weeks ago I showed a video of Andrew Golota’s fight in China against Ray Austin. I railed on Golota pretty hard for getting knocked down in two seconds and for quitting after a round, claiming he had a biceps injury. It was a natural reaction considering Golota’s history and the fact that the…Read More

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