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Glen Johnson; From Journeyman To Superstar

It was only a few months ago that Glen Johnson was an unknown commodity in the Boxing world. Johnson's name was whispered in some circles when he was briefly mentioned as a sacrificial lamb opponent f

Boxing’s Age of Ambiguous

Superstars retire, no longer capable of holding on to the unearthly skills that made them stand out from the pack. While important factors that made them into the venerable steadfast champions of rece

Erik and Marco Knuckle Down To Work

A fresco of Marco Antonio Barrera depicted as a Roman Emperor, is painted more than life size, on one of the the ground floor walls of the large building he owns in the Iztacalco district of Mexico Ci

Manuel Ramos; A Mexican Heavyweight

When you think of Mexican fighters it is usually a tough little hombre like a Ruben Olivares, Vincente Saldivar or Julio Cesar Chavez. More often then not the better battles from Mexico scaled under 1

The Sad Saga of Thad Spencer

At one time he was the most prominent heavyweight in the world beside of the deposed Muhammad Ali and streaking Olympic Gold Medalist Joe Frazier. He was the favorite to win the hastily put togetherWB

Can Mosley Beat Wright?

For many years, Winky Wright looked for respect and a big payday. His first opportunity against Fernando Vargas ended in defeat as he lost a close decision that many felt could have gone his way. Give

Heavyweight PPV Breakdown

On November 13th, Don King is putting on one of those King’s extravaganza. It seem that every Heavyweight whose name is not Klitschko will be fighting. Each match is intriguing since each fighter has

Tszyu-Mitchell, Payback or Redemption?

Kostya Tszyu and Sharmba Mitchell fight on November 6th to decide who is the best 140-pound fighter. Over three years ago, Mitchell suffered a knee injury that forced him to quit in the seventh round

Middleweight Division Ready To Explode

The middleweight division, thought of as a dead division for many years. The last fight prior to Trinidad-Hopkins that got any press was Roberto Duran's final effort at a recognized title as he challe

Dwight+Vander I ; The Best Cruiserweight Fight Ever?

The first fight between defending champion Dwight Qawi and challenger Evander Holyfield may have been the best cruiserweight bout since the inception of that bastard division. That was back when champ

De La Hoya Not Ready To Retire

After suffering the first knock out loss of his career, Oscar De La Hoya is not ready to hang up the gloves. Prior to the Hopkins bout, Oscar told the world that win, lose or draw, this was his last f

The Florida BoxingScene

Florida boxing is certainly on an upswing, as we can currently claim five world champions. Joining Antonio Tarver with his spectacular stoppage of Roy Jones Jr., and then Glen Johnson dominating almos

Bringing A Fighter Along: Not What You Think

Lets say you're Joe nobody. All your life you've been a huge boxing fan. Throughout your whole life you have ate, drank, and slept amateur and professional boxing. You've studied its history, you have

Barrera and Morales Vow Closure

The third meeting between two of the best fighters in the world, Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera, is only a few weeks away. The two Mexican rivals have waged war on two occasions and plan to wa

Pacquiao Fight Faces Financial Problems

The group that is putting together the scheduled fight between Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and WBO Intercontinental champion Gairy St. Clair of Australia is reportedly not prep

To Hopkins, Sturm May Be the Safer Bet

How long after the start of the Trinidad - Mayorga fight did fans start wishing for a rematch between Tito and Bernard Hopkins? Probably about three or four seconds. Though Mayorga proved he's as toug

Michael Spinks: An Appreciation

He is one of the least appreciated all-time great fighters in fistic history, at any weight. This all time great champion's career accomplishments measure up favorably to any other fighter who ever he

Roy Jones; Possible Return or Retirement

Roy Jones Jr, for years he was considered the best fighter in the game, thought of as unbeatable. Jones was so good that even though he was a middleweight fighting as a blown up light heavyweight, fan

En el repusculo de boxeo de precio

!Que tal a todos esos aficionados a la adrelina del espectáculo de intercambio de cuero! Pues fue un año saturado de peleas electrizantes y ahora les recuerdo las que se asoman antes de cantarle las g

Mayorga: Opportunity Missed

Why was Michael Jordan one of the greatest basketball player in the world? The answer is obviously talent but something else as well. He worked at his craft. He was the first to practice and the last