Boxers of the past: Kid Chocolate

chocolateKid Chocolate, from Cuba, whose real name is Eligio Sardinias Montalbo had an impressive record, both as a professional fighter and as an amateur.  An an amateur fighter, he compiled a record 100 wins, no losses with most of these wins coming by knock out.  As a professional, he has 131 wins, only 9 losses with 6 draws.  50 of his wins came by knock out.

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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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