Tag Archives: Arturo Gatti

In Boxing, March Has Been the Month of Profiles in Courage

It is easy sometimes to forget just how much fighters, through the acceptance of pain as a necessary condition of their demanding trade, must endure to entertain spectators.

St. Patty’s Day Q&A — Irish Micky Ward: “I still love boxing but…”

Micky Ward, now 52, never quit on Lowell Mass. It’s the fighting city where in 1978 he first made his name in boxing as a baby-faced pipsqueak with dreams

25 Years Ago, Carbajal-Gonzalez I Made Ounce-for-Ounce Magic

On March 13, 1993, two exceptionally talented and courageous light flyweights, Michael “Little Hands of Stone” Carbajal and Humberto “Chiquita” Gonzalez

Picture Perfect at the Palladium: “Popeye” Rivera Bullies Kevin Cobbs

WORCESTER — She arrives at the small dark venue an hour early with her Nikon cameras in hand. She wonders where she’ll be shooting from at ringside.

Siri: The Last of a Breed

Over the years, certain fighters had the unique ability to guarantee action as soon as the bell rang. Most of these warriors demonstrated a distinct disdain

“Notes and Nuggets” from Thomas Hauser

What does a journalist do when he retires following a long and storied career that includes 25 years as sports […]

3 Punch Combo: Miguel Cotto’s “Farewell Fight,” Demetrius Andrade and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO — This week, it was formally announced that Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KO’s) would be facing Sadam […]

What Was Your Favorite Round of Boxing? 40 Notables Share Their Picks

PART ONE (A-K) OF A TWO-PART SERIES — This is round four, so to speak, of our survey. We previously […]

Mayweather-McGregor: What Everybody Has Overlooked

Floyd Mayweather, who a few years ago most considered the best fighter in boxing, is fighting the best striker in […]

The Year 2009 Was a Year of Shock and Sadness in Boxing

It started in the early morning hours of April 27, 2009, when former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page, 50, died […]