Author Archives: Raymond Markarian

The Pulse 3.0 – 24 Canelo

The Pulse 3.0 – 24 Canelo

Anything can happen in boxing and anything can happen in a 24-hour journey from California to Las Vegas to watch the richest fight in boxing history. I have a busy day ahead. Land in Vegas, get my media credential, hit the Andre Ward meet and greet, check in my room, get ready, and go to the fight. ...

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Saúl Canelo Alvarez : Live round-by-round updates

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Saúl Canelo Alvarez : Live round-by-round updates

Are you nervous like me? It is almost time for the show!!  My gosh. The biggest fight in recent memory is finally here. Both fighters look ready and quite frankly this jam packed arena is ready. Canelo fans are all over the place. Singing and cheering. They think it's their man's night...

Rios Fight Is Pacquiao’s Biggest Test Yet

Rios Fight Is Pacquiao’s Biggest Test Yet

First of all, I’ve never seen anyone get knocked out the way Manny Pacquiao did against Juan Manuel Marquez last December. Talk about a face-plant, I thought he was dead. It was scary. It’s even scarier that Pacquiao woke up --after smelling salts--with a smile on his face. “That’s sports,...

Danny Garcia vs Zab Judah: Live round-by-round updates

Danny Garcia vs Zab Judah: Live round-by-round updates

Danny Garcia vs. Zab Judah  Zab Judah walks first to the ring wearing a black robe. He walks slow and looks ready. Garcia sports camouflage. The Brooklyn crowd showers him with boos.  Referee Steve Smoger is the third man. We are ready to go! Round 1   Not much action in the fi...

Alvarez Beats Trout by Disputed Decision

Alvarez Beats Trout by Disputed Decision

Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout came to the Alamodome as undefeated fighters looking to prove their worth. It was the toughest test for both. The fight was close. But the scorecards showed different. Alvarez won a unanimous decision 115-112 116-111 and 118-109. TSS scored the bout 115-112 for Austin...

Canelo Alvarez Vs. Austin Trout: Live round-by-round updates

Canelo Alvarez Vs. Austin Trout: Live round-by-round updates

  Canelo vs. Trout Trout walked out first wearing white trunks. Canelo wears black with red trim. Fighters are announced. It is Showtime! Round 1 Canelo loosens up his jaw as the fighters bounce around the ring until the bell rings. Action takes place center ring. Canelo circles to ...

Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux

Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux

  For all of those that missed the fight between Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux and want to know every detail of what went down through the 12 rounds we bring you our Round By Round for Donaire-Rigondeaux: Nonito Donaire is the real deal.  Rigondeaux has the amateur credentia...

Floyd Doesn’t Always Get His Facts Straight

Floyd Doesn’t Always Get His Facts Straight

Floyd Mayweather is the most popular fighter in boxing, maybe the most popular athlete in sports, but he doesn’t always get his facts straight. In an interesting gripe today between Floyd Mayweather and Andre Ward , arguably the recognized heir to the pound for pound throne, on fighthype.com, M...

Andre Ward Wants Chavez If Chavez Beats Martinez

Andre Ward Wants Chavez If Chavez Beats Martinez

If you believe in magic and you are a sports fan then you should watch last Saturday’s fight between Andre Ward and Chad Dawson with a close eye. Because, for thirty minutes, Andre Ward tricked us in to believing he was in a fight. He didn’t just dominate a lethal boxing world champion; he did i...

Robert Guerrero Has Always Wanted To Fight the Best

Robert Guerrero Has Always Wanted To Fight the Best

If you want to know what happened to the best fighting the best in boxing, Robert Guerrero seems to know the answer. He is just looking for another fighter to think the same way. When I met Robert Guerrero over three years ago and asked him who he wanted to fight, the confident 130 pounder said Man...