On the current issue of Boxing News: WHAT a night it was at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas as Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao added more fuel to the fire that he should be regarded as the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by bedazzling and dismantling WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto. Tris Dixon was ringside for this momentous event and an undercard including Daniel Santos-Yuri Foreman and Alfonso Gomez-Jesus Soto Karass . . . |More|
Bantamweight contender Z Gorres is in critical condition and undergoing surgery in a Las Vegas Hospital at this moment to relieve pressure on the brain. He collapsed after winning a ten rounder over Luis Melendez. Our thoughts and prayers go out to this great fighter. Following a successful surgery, Gorres will be kept in a coma for several days to stabilize his condition.
It might’ve been billed as “The Road to Redemption,” but the marquee names and their chosen road kill had three main bouts taking disappointing turns for the worse, off-road, off-beat and just plain off. One was ugly enough to make a freight train take a dirt road; the second ended up a road to nowhere; and the third, well, the third was a case of let’s-get-this-show-on-the-road because it never really happened . . . More
Never mind the Time magazine cover, or showing his sensitive side by belting out “Sometimes When We Touch” on TV, Manny Pacquiao, on the road to legendary pound-for-pound greatness, will hit a major road block on November 14.
At least, that’s what a calm, collective and categorically confident Miguel Cotto is saying . . . More
It might’ve been Halloween, but the only thing scary was the action between a Colombian cazadores in search of a title, and a bantamweight monster, who entered the ring in a gorilla suit, chained and led by a hot blonde, and left without his belt, a dozen whirlwind rounds later . . . More