Tag Archives: Bernard Fernandez

Felix Verdejo Ready To Show He Still Can Be ‘The Next Felix Trinidad’

A funny thing happened to much-hyped 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian Felix Verdejo on the express lane he was zipping along on the way to his becoming “the next Felix Trinidad”

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

Regis Prograis, Orphan of the Storm, Ready to Savor the Sunlight of Stardom

Super lightweight contender Regis “Rougarou” Prograis has never heard of Joe Btfsplk, the iconic character from Li’l Abner. As imagined by cartoonist Al Capp

Kovalev Wins in Familiar Fashion But His Future Plans Are Uncertain

Was it only a year and a half or two ago that the fight many fans most wanted to see was a light heavyweight unification matchup of 175-pound knockout artists Sergey Kovalev

Margaret Goodman and Daniel Franco: Two sides of the Same Coin

May 11 in New York City, when Dr. Margaret Goodman and Daniel Franco, the former a relentless crusader for increased safety in boxing and the latter an example

The Official TSS Wilder-Ortiz Prediction Page

We surveyed members of our writing community to get their thoughts on the big heavyweight fight this Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Consistent with the odds, Deontay Wilder

Competing NYC Shows Proof There Can Never Be True Harmony in Boxing

But harsh reality has a way of regularly crashing into dreamy idealism, which is why some of boxing’s most contentious battles are not waged in the ring, where they belong

Danny Garcia Must Embrace Underdog Role, Even as a Big Favorite

Elite fighters, which three-time former world champion Danny Garcia still considers himself to be, of necessity must be a curious […]

The Cruiserweight Division is Hot, But For How Long?

Caesars Sports Pavilion in Las Vegas. (The WBO, which came into existence in 1988, did not crown its first cruiser champ, Boone Pultz, until Dec. 3, 1989.)

The “Lone Star Cobra” Was Special But Didn’t Fulfill His Vast Potential

When Donald Curry, the “Lone Star Cobra,” was at his best, which was exceptionally good, he gave no thought of […]