When Erik Morales initially retired from the ring in 2007, after losing four consecutive bouts, most ringside observers felt that they had seen the last of "El Terrible" in the squared circle...at least at the world class level.
In the main event of the highly anticipated "Star Power" Pay-Per-View spectacle, WBC Welterweight Champion Victor Ortiz defended his title against perennial pound for pound fighter, Floyd Mayweather Jr.
When this fight was announced back in June, there was a strange feeling had by many that it would never materialize. Now that we are here on the day of the big match-up, the air is electric, the anticipation is thick, and the fight predictions are flying!!
On September 13th, Floyd Mayweather Sr. gave his thoughts on who he felt had the advantage going into the big fight tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV, and who he predicted to win the highly publicized contest.
When Oscar De la Hoya was being touted as the "next big thing" in boxing, his detractors' most rampantly spouted argument was that of legitimate competition.
Tonight on HBO at 10:30 EST, WBA Super Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0, 16 KOs) faces off against Mexican tough man Daniel Ponce De Leon (41-3, 34 KOs) at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Tomorrow night, 40 year old WBC Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KOs) defends his coveted crown against 34 year old Polish warrior Tomasz Adamek (44-1, 28 KOs) in front of 45,000 loyal fight fans packed in Stadion Miejski, a newly designed soccer stadium in Wroclaw, Poland.