Tag Archives: Bernard Fernandez

Joshua-Klitschko Needs To Be Another Holmes-Norton

JOSHUA VS. KLITSCHKO — It is axiomatic in boxing that the heavyweight division is the engine that drives the sport, […]

Andre Berto Returns to Boxing’s Last Chance Corral

In assessing his career, and boxing in general, Andre Berto makes a valid point. There are incredible highs and depressing […]

Schaefer Extends Olive Branch (sort of) to Oscar: Will They Team Up Again?

If the history of boxing has taught us anything, it is that today’s friend can be tomorrow’s enemy, and vice-versa. […]

Philadelphia’s Jesse Hart Moves Closer to the Title Shot That Eluded His Dad

OXON HILL, Md. – Eugene “Cyclone” Hart doesn’t profess to be a psychic. He doesn’t peer into crystal balls, read […]

Memories of Hagler-Leonard, 30 Years Later

LOOKING BACK AT HAGLER-LEONARD — It’s funny, some of the little things you remember about a major boxing event that […]

The late Zack Clayton, Ref for Ali-Foreman, Named to the Basketball Hall of Fame

Most boxing fans remember the late Zachariah “Zack” Clayton as the third man in the ring for Muhammad Ali’s stunning […]

‘The New’ Ray Robinson is Looking to Make a Name for Himself

PHILADELPHIA — It would have been a great story, if not a unique one.  A boxing-obsessed father, maybe even a […]

For Some Elite Boxers, `Prime Time’ Can Be Too Short a Time

When a world champion fighter is young, talented and at the top of his form, he can be excused for […]

Bernard Hopkins, Channeling his Inner Peter Marciano, Picks Jacobs over GGG

Bernard Hopkins has never been a shrinking violet when it comes to offering strong opinions, on anything, so perhaps it […]

Lou Duva, Boxing’s Yogi Berra, Dead at 94

BERNARD FERNANDEZ REMEMBERS LOU DUVA —120 He was short. He was rotund. He was irascible. It would be easy to […]