I currently reside in Rome Georgia and have been published as a writer along with being an avid life long fan of the "Sweet Science" chiefly among other sports.
Among my favorite memories as a child include staying up late to watch ESPN and USA network boxing coverage and then watching the big premium weekend fights while visiting my grandparents.
As an adult, I watch all the fights a through z and consider myself somewhat of a modern historian.
My favorite fighters include the late Arturo Gatti, Kostya Tszyu, Evander Holyfield and Manny Pacquiao just to name a few.
I'm excited to see the sport I love back on primetime network t.v. and am optimistic about the future of boxing.
A former four time Super Middleweight champion and one of the UK's finest fighters in recent memory, Carl "The Cobra" Froch announced his retirement from the sport of boxing yesterday.
Forty-one year old boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez recently stated in an interview with ESPN Deportes that he will be making a decision in the upcoming weeks on his immediate future plans regarding when - not if - he will fight again.
Keith "One Time" Thurman successfully defended his WBA "Regular" title last night via a 7th round stoppage over game former champion Luis Collazo to run his unblemished record to 27-0 with 22 big wins coming by way of knockout.
After remaining idle for all of 2015 thus far WBA/WBO 122 lb champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs), who last fought December 31st, might move up to the 126 lb division to take on WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (4-1, 2 KOs).
According to ESPN, WBA "super" and WBC interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (33-0 30KO) has told his promoter, K2 managing director Tom Loeffler, he is willing to face Andre Ward this fall.
Golden Boy Promotions, in partnership with CES Boxing, will present a summer tripleheader on Saturday, July 11.
Boxing, an art form that traces its historical lineage all the way back to ancient times, in its crudest, most primal form when the Roman empire reigned supreme is as deeply ingrained in the fabric and nature of man as the act of breathing for survival or drinking water for sheer sustenance.