Tag Archives: Ted Sares

Vinnie Curto vs. Roger Phillips: Our Tale Begins With This Tawdry Mismatch

There is nothing “Rockyesque” about this tale. No, this about two boxers who went through varying degrees of hell in […]

Oleksandr Gvozdyk: Is “The Nail” The Next Big Thing?

Born in Kharkov, Ukraine but now living in Oxnard, California (where he is guided by Robert Garcia), Oleksandr “The Nail” […]

Menayothin Closing on Mayweather’s 49-0 Record

Underneath the glitter and hype of Canelo vs. Golovkin, the prospect of Mayweather vs. McGregor, and the reality of Kovalev […]

The Year 2009 Was a Year of Shock and Sadness in Boxing

It started in the early morning hours of April 27, 2009, when former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page, 50, died […]

Getting to the Sunshine: The Ricky Womack Story

THE RICKY WOMACK STORY — Thomas Boswell, the respected sports columnist of the Washington Post, once predicted that the 1984 […]

The Freak Show: Bad Juju for Big George Foreman

One of the most bizarre events in the history of heavyweight boxing took place 42 years ago this week. On […]

Jhonny Gonzalez Doing his Thing

KNOCKOUT ARTIST JHONNY GONZALEZ — His name resulted from a misspelling on his birth certificate, relatively few know about his […]

Manny’s World Tour: What’s Next for the Pac-Man After Brisbane?

PACQUIAO’S FAREWELL TOUR — Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2) seems to be embarking on his final tour, but like the entertainer Cher, […]

A Night of Unbridled Violence at Madison Square Garden

A NIGHT OF UNBRIDLED VIOLENCE — Sometimes—not very often—but sometimes the  intensity, ferocity and even  cruelty that fighters like Mike […]

Boxing and Drama: Part Three (Haye-Bellew)

I recently wrote that I have always had a special affinity for fighters from the United Kingdom. Maybe it has […]