Monthly Archives: March 2011

good night, ‘el terrible’

“I’m going to come out throwing punches, guns blazing,” Marcos Maidana says about his April 9 showdown with Erik “El Terrible” Morales. “If he can withstand it, great. If not – ‘Good night.’” . . . |more|

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2 book signings set for Saturday

Two book signings are planned for the newly-released “The First Black Boxing Champions – Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s,” on Saturday, April 2. The first time & location will be 1 p.m., at the Albuquerque Public Library, Lomas & Tramway Branch, Eastridge St. (the library sits on the SW corner of Tramway [...]

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maidana, guerrero, kirkland work out in vegas

Marcos Maidana, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero and James Kirkland put on a show at the Pound 4 Pound Boxing Gym in Las Vegas today in preparation of their April 9 showdowns on the Golden Boy-promoted “Action Heroes” card at the MGM Grand, live on HBO PPV . . . |more|

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no cigar for cuban lara

Shots from last night’s fights at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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weigh-in @ cosmopolitan

Erislandy Lara and Carlos Molina weigh in at the Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool Deck in Las Vegas for tomorrow night’s fight.

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flashes of hope shoot

My favorite shot from this week’s benefit Flashes of Hope shoot in Las Vegas.  Check out www.FlashesofHope.com online. Find out how to raise money for pediatric cancer research and help kids with cancer!

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‘ghost’ finds new haunt in vegas

For Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, fight camp has almost begun to feel like a vacation . . . |more|

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cozzone shot on cover of Boxing News

One of my shots from last week’s Miguel Cotto vs. Ricardo Mayorga fight landed on this week’s cover of Boxing News. Check ‘em out online.

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cozzone shot featured in espn mag

ESPN Magazine recently featured one of my shots as a rare (for boxing) two-page spread. The shot, taken last month at The Palms in Las Vegas, features former Notre Dame football star-turn-boxer Mike Lee, taking his opponent out with a shot that sent his foe’s mouthpiece flying across the ring. Mouthpiece shots are pretty rare. [...]

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book signing april 2 in ABQ

A book signing is planned for the newly-released “The First Black Boxing Champions – Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s,” on Saturday, April 2, in Albuquerque. Along with a book signing, a lecture, historic film, photos and archives will be made available by editor Colleen Aycock and Chris Cozzone, who has a [...]

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oh for krissake

Alright, so it isn’t boxing and it isn’t MMA and it sure ain’t the usual stuff I photograph, from junkies to gangbangers to weddings . . . At a recent shoot for a historic hotel in Albuquerque, looks like Jesus decided to make an appearance in one of my shots. I was hoping to get [...]

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full gallery: cotto vs. mayorga

Full gallery from last night’s Cotto vs. Mayorga card in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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first shots: zbikowski, vazquez win

First shots from the Tommy Zbikowski vs. Richard Bryan and Miguel Vazquez vs. Lenny Zappavigna fights on the Cotto-Mayorga card.

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first shots: wolak vs. foreman

Initial shots from last night’s Yuri Foreman vs. Pawel Wolak co-main at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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first shots: cotto vs. mayorga

Gallery posted later today.

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cotto-mayorga postfight coverage

If there’s ever been a stare colder than the one given Ricardo Mayorga at the many pre-fight events this last week, it was the one given Antonio Margarito by Miguel Cotto at last night’s post-fight press conference. After making Mayorga eat his words in a near-distance fight, last night at the MGM Grand, forcing the [...]

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‘big sky’ plummets to earth at planet hollywood

Turning Tye Field’s “Field of Dreams” into “The Killing Fields,” and having a field day doing so, “Big” Michael Grant plummeted “Big Sky” to earth last night at Planet Hollywood. The last time Las Vegas felt such a tremor was in 2008, when Monte Barrett chopped down Fields in less than a round. This time [...]

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cotto, mayorga weigh in

Slideshow of images from today’s weigh-in in Las Vegas featuring Miguel Cotto vs. Ricardo Mayorga . . . |more|

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trainers talk cotto vs. mayorga

It’s a rarity, finding yourself at a roundtable discussion with opposing trainers who not only agree on most points, essentially, but are not unrealistic about their fighter’s chance of victory.

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a nu yawk bout in vegas

“It’s a great, great New York fight,” was how Top Rank boss Bob Arum put Saturday night’s co-main event in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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