Tag Archives: The Sweet Science

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 […]

Injured Boxer Daniel Franco Fundraiser on July 29 in SoCal

After more than a month in hospitals 1,000 miles away injured boxer Daniel Franco finally returned to his Southern California […]

Tommy West-Tommy Ryan III: The Most Vicious Bout in Boxing History

It was reported in the early days of 1905 that former welterweight and middleweight contender Tommy West was shot five […]

Ringside in Anaheim: Muwendo and Estrada Emerge Victorious

ANAHEIM, CALIF.-With all the advantages of being a natural super lightweight Ismail Muwendo defeated the much shorter but more skillful […]

London Prize Ring Rules: Regaining a Lost Empire

Forget Brexit. A lost Empire is now regained. The Revolutionary War avenged. It might be hard to fathom today in […]

Robert Guerrero’s Journey from Gilroy to Las Vegas

When Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero first stepped into the prize ring, all I remember was a camel was involved. Thinking […]

Don’t Listen to the Parroting Promoters: No Chance of Wilder-Ortiz

In a year when a lot of fights that we thought we’d never see are being made and some are […]

The Betting on the Mayweather-McGregor Fight: Here’s the Skinny

Like it or not, the Mayweather-McGregor fight is one of the biggest sports stories in years and the betting component […]

Career Definers: These Boxers Will Always Be Identified With These Bouts

Most boxers have that one (or two) fights that define their careers. Of course none can top Buster Douglas when […]

Fighters as Writers

“It’s easy to like Las Vegas the same way it’s easy to like an honest hooker. Neither one pretends to […]