Does Andrew have a front runner for Fighter of the Year? Is there a reason why Nonito Donaire has not been having the best of times lately? And what has our host sworn to secrecy that you’ll have to tune in next week to find out? Find out by listening to the latest episode of the BOXING 4 FREE podcast.
BOO!… Visions of goblins, ghosts, witches and vampires will soon be upon us. Halloween is a fun day for all ages. Choosing a costume has become a fashion statement, however, what everyone enjoys the most is finding out what’s at the bottom of their goodie bags. Hopefully there are more treats than tricks.
Celebrity, fame, whatever you want to call it, has a way of making people not think clearly. I’m sure I have been star-struck before, but this is ridiculous. According to TMZ.com, a former world champion told them: “The kid is CRAZY athletic…” “I seen that from kickin’ it with him a few years back. He has good speed and power.” “…the guy’s got real boxing potential…” Guess who said this?
I probably haven’t done any favors by starting with a Star Trek quote but hear me out. There are lots of boxers out there who often times, don’t get the fair shake. Whatever the cause, when things go bad for them it was clearly obvious that it wasn’t supposed to happen that way. So right now I’m going to go over a list of “Hard Luck” fighters and give them their due.
Gennady Golovkin takes on WBC interim middleweight champion Marco Antonio Rubio this Saturday for Golovkin’s WBA title. Here’s a preview.
Cornelius Bundrage defeats inactive Carlos Molina to win the IBF middleweight title, calls out the usual names. Read more here.
Olynpic super heavyweight gold medalist Anthony Joshua defeated Denis Bakhtov (38-9, 25 KOs) in two rounds. Joshua looks to be the real deal and if American Deontay Wilder is smart, he’ll avoid this promising fighter. Just compare the first 9 opponents of both fighters: Joshua – Wilder