Monthly Archives: June 2012

pacquiao-bradley shot makes latest boxing news mag

Main shot from last week’s Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley on the cover of the latest Boxing News mag.

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report/gallery from holm-mathis 2

They called it “The Reckoning,” but most expected a wrecking. What a packed house of 3,000 got, last night at Route 66, west of Albuquerque, was the hometown champ’s repossession of the mythical pound-for-pound crown of women’s boxing . . . |more|

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full gallery: pacquiao vs. bradley

All the shots from last night’s fights, including Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley, Mike Jones vs. Randall Bailey, Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Teon Kennedy and Jorge Arce vs. Jesus Rojas . . . |more|

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post-fight pacquiao-bradley

Couple shots from last night’s post-fight presser at the MGM in Vegas.

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… and they wonder why boxing is in serious decline

Reason No. 4,589 why boxing continues to slip into obscurity: Pacquiao vs. Bradley. Not a single reporter I spoke to last night gave Bradley more than four rounds. Call me a ‘tard, but controlling the fight, landing the harder shots and staggering your opponent more than a few times, at least in my book, equates [...]

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first shots from pacquiao-bradley

First released shots from Saturday night’s controversial Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight in Las Vegas.

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pacquiao-bradley weigh-in

Shots from Friday’s Pacquiao-Bradley weigh-in at the MGM in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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photos from pavlik vs. sigmon

Shots from Friday night’s Pavlik vs. Sigmon card at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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pacquiao, bradley final presser

The usual . . . short speeches by the usual suspects. Thank God for Timothy Bradley, who woke up those in attendance by bringing out oversized tickets touting a November rematch between him and Pacquiao – billed, of course, as “Bradley vs. Pacquiao.” For more shots . . . . |more|

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pacquiao, bradley arrive in vegas

Yes, it was still a media circus. But no, there wasn’t the usual horde of fans you see at a typical Manny Pacquiao arrival.  Might not mean a thing for, as the week goes on, the events leading up to Saturday night’s Pacquiao-Bradley fight at the MGM will get increasingly crazier. For more photos . [...]

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report & gallery from saturday night: shumenov v. ornelas

It was a safe bet that WBA Light-heavyweight Champion Beibut Shumenov would retain his strap, last night against super-middleweight “challenger’ Enrique Ornelas. But the shallow crowd in attendance was not expecting to find themselves lulled to a deep sleep after watching the usually gutsy champ fight so cautiously, especially against an opponent afflicted with earmuff-itis [...]

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