Tag Archives: Bernard Fernandez

Bob Arum Takes Another Dip Into The Heavyweight Pond

The secret of Bob Arum’s incredible longevity in boxing, a voracious, cannibalistic sport that tends to devour its young and […]

Crawford and Indongo Seek 140-Pound Four-Title-Belt Sweep

Some say the hardest thing in sports is to hit a major league slider. And maybe that is so, if […]

Superstardom Came When Saul Alvarez Morphed Into Canelo

Lots of athletes have nicknames. Some are carryovers from childhood, some are self-invented, still others are the products of imaginative […]

Wladimir Klitschko Embraced Al Davis’s Mantra: “Just Win, Baby”

Having maintained a home in Los Angeles for several years, there is at least a chance now-retired two-time heavyweight champion […]

The Strange Tale of Marvis Frazier, Bikers and Hot Dogs in the Ring

If you cover boxing long enough, you’re apt to see a lot of strange stuff, and I have. A riot […]

Springs Toledo’s “Murderers’ Row” a Poignant Tale of Triumph and Tragedy

The best, most enthralling books, be they fiction or non-fiction, of necessity must engage readers in at least one of […]

The May-Mac Promo Tour: An Orgy for the Clueless and the Classless

And so it’s finally over. That would be the four-day, four-city, three-country, two-continent promotional blitz clearly designed to hype a […]

How the ‘Omega Project’ Got Holyfield Ready for Qawi – and, ultimately, Tyson

They could have called it something else. They could have just said it was a more intensive, non-traditional type of […]

Better Boxing Through Chemistry? The Fight Over PEDs Never Really Ends

He’s baaack. Well, that assertion is not really correct. Victor Conte, the disgraced founder of the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative […]

Al Bernstein a Winner on ESPN’s PacMan-Horn Coverage, and He Wasn’t Even There

Ho-hum. Another night (or afternoon) of boxing, another slew of controversies that serve to sully the sport’s credibility at a […]