In anticipation of Saturday’s Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez catchweight clash, Marty Mulcahey looks back on the 10 greatest all-Mexican showdowns.
Tags: Alfonso Zamora, all-Mexican fights, Alvarez-Chavez, Canelo Alvarez, Canelo-Chavez, Carlos Zarate, Castillo-Olivares, Chavez-Alvarez, Chavez-Canelo, Chavez-Martinez, Daniel Zaragoza, Erik Morales, Francisco Vargas, Golden Boy Promotions, Herrera-Olivares I, Jesus “Chucho” Castillo, Juan Manuel Marquez, Julio Cesar Chavez, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Lupe Pintor-Carlos Zarate, Marco Antonio Barrera, Mario Martinez, Marquez-Barrera, Martin Mulcahey, Marty Mulcahey, Mexican, Mexico, Morales-Barrera I, Morales-Zaragoza, Orlando Salido, oscar de la hoya, Pintor-Zarate, Rafael Herrera, Rafael Marquez, Ruben Olivares, Saul Alvarez, The Pugil List, Vargas-Salido, Vazquez, Vazquez-Marquez III, Zarate- Zamora
Now that WBO 126-pound titlist Oscar Valdez has successfully kicked off his first defense, what does his team think about what he brings to the table?
Tags: Bill Tibbs, Erik Morales, Frank Espinoza, Hiroshige Osawa, Marco Antonio Barrera, Oscar Valdez, Ricardo Jimenez, Thomas & Mack Center, Thomas and Mack Center, Top Rank Promotions, Valdez-Osawa, WBO featherweight title
As the boxing-crazed masses, we all know what goes on inside the ropes. But outside them? Well, we’ll just leave that to Boxing Don Dinkins.
Tags: Amir Khan, Antonio Tarver, Boxing Don Dinkins, Canelo Alvarez, Chris Eubank Jr., Chris Eubank Sr., Conor McGregor, Daniel Jacobs, Erik Morales, Erislandy Lara, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Gabriel Rosado, Gennady Golovkin, Jermall Charlo, Jessie Vargas, Julian Williams, Kell Brook, Liam Smith, Manny Pacquiao, Max Kellerman, op-ed, opinion, oscar de la hoya, Outside the ropes, Saul Alvarez, Sergio Mora, Stephen Edwards, VADA, Voluntary Anti-Drug Association, Willie Monroe Jr.
Whether or not Manny Pacquiao truly fought his final bout on April 9, lists of his accomplishments will indeed be made and compared. Steve Kim shares his.
Tags: Chatchai Sasakul, Coyote Duran, Erik Morales, Freddie Roach, Juan Manuel Marquez, Lehlo Ledwaba, Manny Pacquiao, Marco Antonio Barrera, Miguel Cotto, oscar de la hoya, Pacquiao-Barrera I, Pacquiao-Bradley III, Pacquiao-Cotto, Pacquiao-De La Hoya, Pacquiao-Hatton, Pacquiao-Ledwaba, Pacquiao-Marquez I, Pacquiao-Morales III, Pacquiao-Sasakul, Ricky Hatton, steve kim, Tim Bradley, Top 10, Top 10 fights
C’mon, Steve Kim! You don’t have to beat yourself up about your Carl Frampton-Scott Quigg pick. Who would have thought they had it in them to stink it out?
Tags: Anaheim, Barrera-Morales, Bob Arum, California, Carl Frampton, Crawford-Lundy, Erik Morales, Felix Verdejo, Frampton-Quigg, Hank Lundy, HBO, Henry Lundy, Honda Center, IBF/WBA junior featherweight titles, Kiko Martinez, Leo Santa Cruz, Madison Square Garden, Marco Antonio Barrera, Peter Nelson, Premier Boxing Champions, Ruslan Provodnikov, Santa Cruz-Martinez, Scott Quigg, showtime, steve kim, Terence Crawford, The Theater, Top Rank Promotions, Viktor Postol, WBA featherweight title, William Silva
It’s a whole new rung up the ladder for undefeated Jessie Vargas, who faces Tim Bradley at welterweight Saturday on HBO. The “Professor,” Mad Marty Mulcahey reports.
Tags: Erik Morales, HBO, Jessie Vargas, Martin Mulcahey, Tim Bradley, Top Rank Promotions
Can WBA “regular” junior middleweight titleholder Erislandy Lara finally get the fights he craves to validate his position in his division? Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Amir Khan, Artur Szpilka, Barclays Center, Bill Tibbs, Brandon Rios, Brooklyn, Chicago, Chris Algieri, Delvin Rodriguez, Eddie Hearn, Erik Morales, Erislandy Lara, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Frankie Gavin, Freddie Roach, Illinois, Jermain Taylor, Jessie Vargas, June 12, Keith Thurman, Kell Brook, Lateef Kayode, Manny Pacquiao, Manuel Quezada, Michael King, New York, Nick Kisner, Ronnie Shields, Timothy Bradley, UIC Pavilion, WBA "regular" junior middleweight titlist
Should we really expect WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin to seek out possibly unreachable “super-fights” at middleweight when other viable candidates await? Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: 1948 London Olympics, Al Bernstein, Andy Lee, Arizona, B.B. King, Barclays Center, beIN Sports, Bill Tibbs, Brooklyn, California, Canada, Canelo Alvarez, Carl Frampton, Daniel Jacobs, Danny Flores, David Lemieux, Edgar Sosa, Erik Morales, Evander Holyfield, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Frankie Sodano, Gennady Golovkin, HBO, Houston, IBF/USBA 32nd Annual Convention, Inglewood, Ivan Morales, Jack Reiss, Jean Pascal, Jorge Paez Jr., Jose Benavidez Jr., Le Centre Sheraton, Live at the Regal, Lucian Bute, Manny Pacquiao, Max Kellerman, Mayweather-Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Minute Maid Park, Mitt Romney, Montreal, New York, Orlando Salido, Paulie Malignaggi, pay-per-view buys, PBC, PBC on Spike, Phoenix, Premier Boxing Champions, Roman Gonzalez, Roman Martinez, Saul Alvarez, Texas, The Forum, Tony Ayala Jr., US Airways Center, WBA middleweight titlist, WBC flyweight champion, WBC interim middleweight titlist, Willie Monroe Jr., World Championship Boxing
Undefeated junior welterweight Jose Benavidez Jr. looks to keep his status as a hometown darling intact when he faces Jorge Paez Jr. on Friday night. Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Alberto Lopez, Arizona, Bill Tibbs, Erik Morales, Fernando Fernandez, Jorge Paez Jr., Jose Benavidez Jr., Phoenix, Top Rank Promotions, TruTV, US Airways Center, WBA interim junior welterweight title
He might be older and wiser but does welterweight Alfonso Gomez still have what it takes to be a contender? Steve Kim reports.
Tags: Alfonso Gomez, Buffalo Bills, California, Dallas Cowboys, Erik Morales, Fantasy Springs Casino, Floyd Mayweather Jr., FOX Sports 1, Freddie Roach, Gabriel Montoya, Gary Gittelsohn, Greg Hardy, Indio, Jason Quigley, Manny Pacquiao, March Madness, Mayweather-Pacquiao, Morales-Pacquiao I, NBC, Robert Guerrero, Ronny Rios, steve kim, The Contender, Wild Card Boxing Club, Yoshihiro Kamegai
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
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ESPN rolls out 108-0 in two world title fights
Thompson Boxing is back on the grind
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