Tag Archives: Evander Holyfield

Three Punch Combo: Reviewing Top Rank’s Deal with ESPN and More

Jeff Horn upset Manny Pacquiao to win the WBO welterweight belt in an event televised by ESPN. Though all the particulars of a formal arrangement between ESPN and Top Rank were not all officially

News Flash! Canelo-GGG II Finally a Done Deal

Oscar De La Hoya, the promoter of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, recently gave those involved in the management of Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, an ultimatum: Agree to our terms by noon PT Wednesday, June 13, or the fight is dead.

The Case for Michael Moorer

This past weekend, the International Boxing Hall of Fame inducted three new members in the Modern Boxer category. Michael Moorer has yet to get the call and perhaps never will, but one can certainly build a case for him.

Random Thoughts on PEDs Cheats, Dithering Referees and More

Ranked No. 1 by both the WBA and WBO, totally dominated David Price, the former contender from England, en route to a fifth-round stoppage.

David Price: One Punch from the Big Time

Only at heavyweight is the impossible dream of eternal sporting resurrection possible. They threw money at the corpse of Mike […]

Joseph Parker and His Trainer Kevin Barry are Joined at the Hip

New Zealand’s Joseph Parker, the WBO world heavyweight champion, challenges WBA/IBF belts-holder Anthony Joshua on March 31 at 78,000-seat Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales

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.)

Andrew Tabiti Isn’t Your Typical High Grade Cruiserweight

These are exciting times for the cruiserweight division. The talent pool has never been deeper. From a global perspective, there has never been a cruiserweight fight

Holyfield’s Card in Philly a Blast From the Past, Not a Glimpse of the Future

The Real Deal Boxing’s introductory road show rolled into Philadelphia Friday night and rolled right out again, having provided fight […]

Holyfield is Still Tinkering as the Head of his own Promotional Company

Don King and Bob Arum, the two aging representatives of old-school boxing promotion ostensibly met with the media to discuss