Tag Archives: Bernard Fernandez

If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Stay Out of the Ring

BOXING IN DANTE’S INFERNO — Harry S Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, had a lot of pet […]

In Boxing, David Beating Goliath is Not Such a Rarity

There is a saying in football that “good and big beats good and little.” That’s usually true, but, as in […]

Mayweather-McGregor: As Always, Follow The Money

OK, so I was wrong. I have been wrong before. But on those occasions when I did offer a prediction […]

Daniel Franco Remains in Induced Coma

Featherweight contender Daniel Franco remains in an induced coma after suffering a subdural hematoma more commonly known as a “brain […]

Ward-Kovalev II Has 1980’s Style ‘Cold War’ Feel

The 1980s passed into history, what, 27½ years ago? So much has changed in America and in the world since […]

New Hall of Famer Evander Holyfield was a Mama’s Boy and is Glad of It

CANASTOTA, N.Y. – He might have mentioned deceased mentors George Benton, Lou Duva and Dan Duva, as well as a […]

Hall of Famers Barrera and Tapia: Opposites in Some Ways, So Alike in Others

CANASTOTA, N.Y. – Boxers, and their individual life stories, are often as unique as fingerprints. If that wasn’t already obvious, […]

Ringside Report: Prograis Demolishes Diaz

VERONA, N.Y. – When Regis Prograis was 16 years old, he and his family fled New Orleans the day before […]

The Late Jimmy Lennon Sr. is Reunited With His Son in the IBHOF

CANASTOTA, N.Y. – The recent deaths of Eddie Samuels and Matthew Peltz, still in their 30s and the respective sons […]

IBHOF Inductees Tompkins and Farhood are Best Buddies On and Off the Set

CANASTOTA, N.Y. – The working relationship between a boxing blow-by-blow announcer and an analyst is not unlike that of say, […]