Showtime World Championship Boxing Preview: Jack vs. Bute, Degale vs. Medina

Showtime World Championship Boxing Preview: Jack vs. Bute, Degale vs. MedinaShowtime World Championship Boxing Preview: Jack vs. Bute, Degale vs. MedinaBy: William Holmes On Saturday night the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. will showcase two super middleweight world title fights live on Showtime. Mayweather Promotions, Interbox Promotions, and Matchroom Boxing have teamed up to create an eliminator style tournament to unify the WBC and IBF Super Middleweight belts. One title fight will be between Badou Jack and Lucian Bute for Jack’s WBC Super Middleweight title and the other title bout will be between James…

Roman Gonzalez – Hot Chocolatito

Roman Gonzalez – Hot ChocolatitoRoman Gonzalez – Hot ChocolatitoBy: Sean Crose “Who is Chocolatito?” This question, which was asked to me by the head of my department at the small college where I teach and tutor, took me by surprise. Why? Because my supervisor is no big fight fan. Indeed, she’s not even a casual fight fan. She doesn’t like boxing at all, truth be told. Yet she thought to ask me who this Chocolatito guy was. That, fight fans, is what’s known as good news. At least it’s…

Boxing Insider Notebook: Broner, Kovalev, Wilder, Berto, Verdejo, and more…

Boxing Insider Notebook: Broner, Kovalev, Wilder, Berto, Verdejo, and more…Boxing Insider Notebook: Broner, Kovalev, Wilder, Berto, Verdejo, and more…By: William Holmes The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of April 19th to April 26th, covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed. Adrien Broner Tells TMZ Sports that People Sent Him Money In Jail TMZ Sports reported that Adrien Broner said he did get letters from pen pals while he was spending…

Shane Mosley’s Raging Tweets May Reveal War with Himself

Shane Mosley’s Raging Tweets May Reveal War with HimselfShane Mosley’s Raging Tweets May Reveal War with HimselfBy Ivan G. Goldman Shane Mosley, recently waging a twitter war against unnamed people and forces, claims he was “set up” back when he was using performance-enhancing drugs. Precisely what he means by these words it’s difficult to determine. Is he recanting previous testimony? He admitted under oath in 2003 and elsewhere that years ago he took PEDs but also said at the time he was unaware they were illegal. As part of his testimony, he said he injected EPO with …

British Boxers Leading the Way

British Boxers Leading the WayBritish Boxers Leading the WayBy: Jordan Seward Is boxing under British rule? British boxing is soaring in the professional and the amateur game. 12 World champions and Nine boxers qualified for Rio 2016 so far, with more places up for grabs. Nicola Adams, Galal Yafai, Muhammad Ali – fortunate name, Joshua Buatsi, Lawrence Okolie and Joe Joyce all booked their place by winning gold medals at the European Continental Qualification Event in Samsun, Turkey. Qais Ashfag and Joe Cordina qualified with silver medals and Antony Fowler picked up a bronze medal. The largest GB boxing …

Gennady Golovkin Eyes 2 Relentless Opponents — Canelo Alvarez & Time

Gennady Golovkin Eyes 2 Relentless Opponents — Canelo Alvarez & TimeGennady Golovkin Eyes 2 Relentless Opponents — Canelo Alvarez & TimeBy Ivan G. Goldman Ringside at the Forum in Inglewood, California — Gennady Golovkin, who barely raised a sweat knocking out Dominic Wade in the second round Saturday night, hustles to make his mark and plenty of cash before the truth of time begins to rust him out. To be considered great, champions must participate in great fights. So 34-year-old Golovkin, known affectionately to fans as Triple G, desperately seeks matches that will…

Golovkin Wipes Out Wade, Chocolatito Defeats Arroyo

Golovkin Wipes Out Wade, Chocolatito Defeats ArroyoHBO World Championship Boxing Results: Golovkin Wipes Out Wade, Chocolatito Defeats ArroyoBy: William Holmes The Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California was the host site for tonight’s broadcast of HBO’s World Championship Boxing. Two titles were on the line tonight as Gennady “GGG” Golovkin defended his middleweight titles against the young American Dominic Wade. Top pound for pound boxer Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez defended his flyweight title against former Olympian McWilliams Arroyo. Tonight was the third time that Roman Gonzalez and Gennady …

GGG Is Running Out of Excuses

GGG Is Running Out of ExcusesGGG Is Running Out of ExcusesBy: Kirk Jackson Gennady “GGG” Golovkin 34-0 (31 KO’s) is thought of by many, as boxing’s current Boogeyman. The 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist from Kazakhstan is the reigning IBF and WBA ‘Super World’ Middleweight champion and highly regarded as one of the best fighters pound for pound. Revered for his cosmic punching power, precision, overall technique and granite chin, it’s easy to see why Golovkin is regarded as a top tier fighter. The man from…

De La Hoya “Marinates” As Fan Base Grows Restless

De La Hoya “Marinates” As Fan Base Grows RestlessDe La Hoya “Marinates” As Fan Base Grows RestlessBy: Sean Crose Legendary boxer turned promoter Oscar De La Hoya knows fans want to see Gennady Golovkin get it on with his star fighter, Canelo Alvarez. He also must be aware that fans are getting sick of waiting for the two fighters to meet in the ring. Truth be told, however, De La Hoya feels that fans can wait a bit longer…at LEAST a bit longer. For by indefinitely dangling …

HBO World Championship Boxing Preview: Golovkin vs. Wade, Chocolatito vs. Arroyo

HBO World Championship Boxing Preview: Golovkin vs. Wade, Chocolatito vs. ArroyoHBO World Championship Boxing Preview: Golovkin vs. Wade, Chocolatito vs. ArroyoBy: William Holmes On Saturday night two of boxing’s best pound for pound fighters in the world, Gennady Golovkin and Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, will defend their titles at the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood California. These bouts will be televised live on HBO. Both Golovkin and Wade are considered the heir apparent to the throne that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao …