Category Archives: las vegas

Coverage: Pacquiao vs. Bradley

Ringside report: You could make a case that the third man in the ring with Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, was referee Kenny Bayless. It was obvious, I mean, he was right there, the man in blue, doing such a good job you hardlynoticed he was there. But [...]

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Shots from Canelo-Angulo

          Out of “retirement” for a fight: Shots from March 8 in Las Vegas – Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo; Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cristian Mijares; Jorge Linares vs. Nihito Arakawa.

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fight coverage: mayweather vs. guerrero

Not a “Ghost” of a chance with Mayweather: Ringside by Chris Cozzone Thirty-six-year-old Floyd “Money” Mayweather may yet grow old. But last night was not his time to do so. Needing just two rounds to expel the specters of rust and age, Mayweather proved the naysayers wrong, yet again, by defending his pound-for-pound crown and [...]

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fight coverage: Mares-DeLeon, Santa Cruz-Munoz, Rosado-Love

“MayDay” undercard coverage in Vegas In what should cement him a high pound-for-pound ranking, and the man to beat in the 120s, three-division world champ Abner Mares, 26-0-1, 14 Kos, moved up to 126 to dethrone WBC Featherweight Champ Daniel Ponce De Leon, 44-5, 35 Kos. Weathering the champ’s battering ram of a left hand, [...]

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“mayday” postfight report

Old plan is new game for pugdom’s pound for pound kingpin Postfight presser by Chris Cozzone A new, old blueprint might’ve blackened the hopes of a war and bored a crowd to booing, but no one could deny that age-defying Floyd Mayweather Jr. had retained his pound-for-pound supremacy with yet another virtuoso performance. Before a [...]

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vegas coverage: cosmopolitan card

A boxing fan knows they’re in for a night of predictable pugilism when one-half of a line-up is comprised of undefeateds with the opposing corner, a motley collection ranging from merely game to barely challenging . . . More

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full report & gallery from alvarado-rios II

War can be so ugly, it’s beautiful. Ask any boxing fan who watched last night’s epic, and, for once, you won’t hear about snoozefests or robberies, politics or the UFC. You’ll hear about blood and guts warfare and the names of two youngsters who just may keep the sport going once the obvious elders have [...]

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initial shots from alvarado vs. rios in las vegas

Initial shots from Saturday night’s classic at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas with Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios. Stay tuned for full photo gallery later today.

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cozzone picks up bwaa writing & photo honors

The Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) has announced the winners of its annual Bernies (formerly “Barneys”) contest, which each year recognizes the best writing about boxing by BWAA members. The strong field of prize-winning works appeared during 2012 in a wide range of print and online outlets and shows that boxing journalism is as vital [...]

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shots from vargas-gasparyan in vegas

from last night’s card at Texas Station in Las Vegas, headlining Jessie Vargas vs. Vito Gasparyan . . . |more|

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shots from pacquiao-marquez IV weigh-in

At the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV weigh-in at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. For a gallery of all the shots from today’s weigh-in, visit Fightnews … |more|

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shots from beltran-kim in las vegas

Shots from 12.6.12 at the Mirage in Las Vegas, headlining Raymundo Beltran vs. Ji-Hoon Kim. Special guests included legends Tommy Hearns and “Sugar” Ray Leonard . . . . |more|

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shots: martirosyan vs. lara, garcia vs. barros

Shots from Saturday night’s Vanes Martirosyan vs. Erislandy Lara and Mikey Garcia vs. Jonathan Barros fights at the Wynn in Las Vegas. For more, check the full gallery.

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Shots from ‘Knockout Kings’

Not too sure why the Dia de los Muertes-Man found his way into all my best shots on last night’s shoot in Las Vegas … Could be I was somewhat disappointed that De Leon vs. Gonzalez was dull and Canelo vs. Lopez was a mismatch. On the other hand, Marcos Maidana saved the show with [...]

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full gallery: garcia knocks out khan

Full gallery of last night’s upset of Danny Garcia over Amir Khan . . . |more|

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‘crowing pains’: garcia has last word over khan

“Why be nice to someone who wants to kill me?” was the question posed by unified WBC/WBA super lightweight champion Danny “Swift” Garcia, a half-hour after crushing Amir “King” Khan Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas . . . |more|

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first shots: khan vs. garcia

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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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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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