Tag Archives: Roberto Duran

Linares Could Make Lomachenko Work but Not Much More

Vasyl Lomachenko 10-1 (8) who challenges WBA lightweight titlist Jorge Linares 44-3 (27) this coming May 12 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Could Spence vs. Crawford Be Hurt By Their Lack of Personality?

When they eventually fought. Based on Spence’s eighth round stoppage of Peterson, that pick is a little shakier now and that’s great for boxing!

After Miguel Cotto, Who Will Emerge (If Anyone) as the Face of MSG Boxing?

It’s a void MSG intends to fill according to Executive Vice President Joel Fisher, who recently stated that boxing is still

Esteemed Cut Man and Trainer Rafael Garcia Passes Away at Age 88

Rafael Garcia, a fixture on the Las Vegas boxing scene for decades, passed away Tuesday morning (Nov. 13) from complications of leukemia at age 88.

Saquon Barkley Might Surpass Athletic Feats of Great-Uncle Iran Barkley

strong and swift at 5-foot-11 and a chiseled 229 pounds, is a force to be reckoned with when he runs inside the tackles, gaining impressive yardage

The Boxer that had the Most Charisma? Ali in a Romp but Not Unanimous

Favorite fighter, favorite fight, and favorite round – This survey asks respondents to name the boxer — living or dead — that had the most charisma.

Remembering the Great Lightweight Champ Joe “Old Bones” Brown

He had a common name and an elegant ring manner. His career is justly celebrated but also largely forgotten. Anyone […]

Ward-Kovalev II: I’m Going With My First Instinct

Handicapping the rematch in boxing should be easier than handicapping the first meeting between two elite championship caliber fighters. And […]

Ward vs. Kovalev: This Time, All the Pressure is on Kovalev

It was the signature fight of his career. He fought an undefeated opponent in the opponent’s home country. In spite […]

Looking Back With Fresh Eyes, the Right Guy Won the Hagler-Leonard Fight

MY HAGLER-LEONARD NOTEBOOK REVISITED — Thirty years later, some people still can’t understand why Marvelous Marvin Hagler walked away from […]