Tag Archives: Carlos Zarate

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part Five, 10-1

There was really no right answer. Each man had a strong case. It was only in putting each of them through the wringer that I came out with an answer that satisfied me

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part Two, 40-31

Most fascinating to me about Part Two is the rude intrusion of no fewer than four great flyweights into the bantamweight mix.

At first, I was surprised, and even a little alarmed by this, as though their grouping was part of some unconscious

Southern California, the Soul of Boxing: Part 2 (How It Came to Be)

Though Southern California produced the first ever featherweight world champion when Solly “Garcia” Smith captured it in the 1890s, the sparsely populated region