When young Irish fighter Andy Lee initiated his professional career in 2006, expectations were high. The world of boxing was enamored by the natural athleticism and powerful left hand of the 6'2" Irish middleweight.
This past Saturday night in Corpus Christi, TX, Middleweight contender Alfonso "El Tigre" Lopez (22-1, 17 KOs) knocked out journeyman Michael Walker (19-10-2, 12 KOs) from Chicago, IL, in the 7th round to begin his campaign in the Middleweight division.
Mormeck aims to become the third former cruiserweight champion to get a heavyweight title shot this year.
Two weeks after Ortiz's knockout at the hands of Floyd Mayweather, Jr., the Ortiz camp remains focused on getting a rematch with Mayweather, claiming referee Joe Cortez performed his duties unsatisfactorily.
Andre Ward's bout with Carl Froch in the Super Six super middleweight tournament final has been rescheduled for December. 17.
Despite the postponement of the Super Six Final (Froch vs Wrd), the lead-in bout which was originally scheduled for the night before the original date will go on as scheduled.
Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao and his promoter, Top Rank chief executive officer Bob Arum, will make an appearance at the CNN talk show "Piers Morgan Tonight."
This article was written to address Floyd Mayweather's so-called fear of Manny Pacquiao. It's well-researched and is not meant to accuse or condemn either gladiator. Mayweather and Pacquiao are legends of the game and should must be respected as such.
When Floyd "Money" Mayweather starts the hype machine leading up to his fights, it can be devastating mentally to those unfortunate opponents that aren't ready for it.