Month: November 2009

19 Nov

pacquiao shot on cover of Boxing News

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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|

14 Nov

z gorres in coma

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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.

07 Nov

fight coverage 11.06

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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

06 Nov

the confidence man

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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

06 Nov

vargas the promoter

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A new twist on the famous Fernando Vargas weigh-in staredown has the former champ sandwiched in the middle, between Zab Judah and Ubaldo Hernandez, who headline a card in Las Vegas Friday night. Vargas is promoting the card.

02 Nov

fight coverage 10.31

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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