The growth of the World Boxing Federation (WBF) can be seen by the forthcoming promotion to be held in Johannesburg South Africa on 19 November.
A prizefighter faces many adversities in the ring. But, at least he has a clear objective and recognizes who is delivering the punches within the squared circle. It's often that life's adversities outside of the ring become the most challenging for these courageous souls.
Highly regarded Heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz Jr. scored a second round stoppage over Ken Frank in a scheduled six round bout at the BlueWater Resort & Casino in Parker, Arizona .
Richard Schaefer, matchmaker for Golden Boy Promotions, is expected to announce a welterweight tournament within the next week.
Beef. It might be what's for dinner, but it can also be the face that launches a thousand ships. Maybe even a million or more. Think of this in terms of paying customers who felt robbed.
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.
Few would argue that Lennox Lewis in some way falls short of the designation 'gentleman boxer'. He is a great athlete, well-spoken and conducts himself with dignity.