Tag Archives: Jose Corpas

Juan LaPorte and the Mysterious Death of Salvador Sanchez

It was close to noon on August 12, 1982 when the radio blurted out four times in Spanish, “Salvador Sanchez […]

Canelo Alvarez – Adding to the Rich History of Boxeo Mexicano

MEXICO’S GRAND BOXING TRADITION — Though the fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. turned out to […]

Malfunctioning Radar: The Tragic Fate of Wilfred Benitez

WILFRED BENITEZ, BOXING’S BOY WONDER — They said he possessed radar. The military uses radar to detect enemy aircraft and […]

Shawn Porter, Terence Crawford and the Last of the Great American Brawlers

THE THINNING POOL OF BRAWLERS — “This guy was a real slugger.” With those words, I was introduced to Bennie […]

Is Anthony Joshua the Missing Link for Dr. Steelhammer?

KLITSCHKO vs JOSHUA — No matter what happens when he faces Anthony Joshua this spring, expect Wladimir Klitschko to one […]

On Marco Antonio Barrera and The Father of the Left Hook to the Liver

MARCO ANTONIO BARRERA AND “THE FATHER” — Marco Antonio Barrera, “The Baby-Faced Assassin,” will soon see his plaque up on […]

Can December Salvage a Bad Year in Boxing and Kindle a Rebound?

CAN DECEMBER SALVAGE A BAD YEAR? — So far, according to websites that track the most popular trends on social […]