Oscar De La Hoya is painting himself in a corner. It just happens to be the opposite corner he was in two years ago. The one time HBO fighter who most recently had what amounted to an exclusive Showtime deal has since done a flip flop since losing Richard Schaefer. 215 more words
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With just a little over a week until fight night, Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins worked out in front of a packed media contingent that traveled from far and wide to see the 49-year-old ageless light heavyweight champion train for his Saturday, Nov. 1,230 more words
The Fight Journal recently participated in a conference call with WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev and IBF/WBA champion Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins.
Kovalev, 25-0-1 (23 KOs) and Hopkins, 55-6-2 (32 KOs) will meet on November 8, 2014 at Boardwalk hall in Atlantic City. 736 more words
With Fall upon us, it’s an exciting time to pause and reflect back on the 25th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Weekend that took place in early June. 461 more words
His Golden Boy Promotions may be backing Canelo Alvarez, but if Oscar de la Hoya had to pick an NFL player to put in the boxing ring, he wouldn’t choose a punishing linebacker, hand-skilled offensive lineman, or often-hit running back. 240 more words