Rodrigo "Gatito" Guerrero placed an unexpected stamp on a faltering career when he defeated Raul Martinez (now 28-2, KO 16) at the Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana on December 8. Guerrero improved to 16-3-1, with 10 KOs and won the vacant IBF super flyweight title.
The history of boxing is loaded with rivalries. Fighters linked together forever because of what they gave us in the ring against each other. Johnson had his Jeffries, Louis had his Schemling, Patterson had his Johansson, Ali had his Frazier, Robinson had his LaMotta, and his Basillo... his Fulmer....get the point?
Former multi-division champion Thomas "Hit Man" Hearns as well as former champs Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson and Dariusz "The Tiger" Michalczewski are on the ballot to be inducted in the International Boxing Hall of Fame in June.
"Back and to the left"; Such were the words deposed in the Warren Commission many years ago. It's anyone's guess as to why the recent edition of HBO's "Face Off" would elicit such a comparison.
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 4) - Mexican-American heavyweight knockout artist Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola (33-2, 28 KO's) will be heading south to Leon, Guanajuato to make his highly anticipated Mexican debut at the grand arena "El Domo" on November 5, 2011 headlining an event promoted by Goossen Tutor Promotions and Promociones Del Pueblo and broadcast on Televisa.
FightSaga gets the 'inside' with trainer Wilson "Honey Boy" Smith. Training alongside icon Floyd Mayweather, Sr. Smith has seen it all and gives his take on the Chad Dawson vs Hopkins fight. No filters. No BS. All real.
Argentinean middleweight Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez, the division's Ring Magazine champion who is universally considered the world's top middleweight, said in a recent interview that he expects to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. between May and March of next year.
The World Boxing Council (WBC) has made Ring Magazine middleweight champion Sergio Martinez the mandatory opponent for the winner of Chavez vs Manfredo.