A Boxing Costume Party

pumpkinHalloween or “All Hallows Eve” is fast approaching.  On October 31st, you will see many scary and whimsical trick-or-treaters at your door.  Halloween is one of the best excuses to play “dress up”.

Halloween costumes have traditionally been worn by children but have now become popular among their parents.  Choosing a costume has become a major fashion statement among the “big kids” (adults).  It seems Halloween is not just for children anymore; costume parties and contests are all the rage.  This is boxing related, trust me.

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Singer Justin Bieber is going to be the next great champ.. of something.

NewsIconCelebrity, 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?

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Hard Luck Fighters

CommentaryIcon“It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life.”  – Captain Jean-Luc Picard

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.

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