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Preview: Cotto vs. Canelo

This Saturday in Las Vegas Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KO) from Puerto Rica will take on the younger Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KO).

Canelo has become Mexico’s biggest boxing export at the moment and has only has one loss on his record, that’s to Floyd Mayweather in 2013, he goes into this fight as the slight underdog. 198 more words

Chavez Jr. looking to bounce back

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, son of Mexican legend and one of the best boxers of all time, Chavez Sr., will attempt to redeem himself in a rematch against journeyman Bryan Vera.   787 more words


Groves and DeGale: What a difference a year makes

By George Ogier

At the height of the build up to George Groves’ fight with James DeGale in May last year I was asked who had the better long-term prospects. 1,000 more words

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Pacquiao vs Marquez

Had as much fun in a long time(with my clothes on), watching the Pacquiao v. Marquez boxing match in downtown Ensenada Saturday night.

Thought I would be able to find a seat at  337 more words

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Boxing: Barrera. The pudgy-faced geriatric.

As a white-collar worker with the thinnest of fistic endeavour behind me I cannot ever bring myself to discourage professional fighters from doing what they do best whether a fathom removed from their prime or not. 458 more words


Venerable Manuel Medina fights on

For all the criticism I aim at the likes of Bernard Hopkins, Roy Jones and Evander Holyfield for their unwillingness to accept the passing of time and talent and for all the disappointment I feel hearing Marco Antonio Barrera and Chris Byrd are set to return to action it conversely provides great comfort to learn plucky veteran… 364 more words


Mayorga outpoints Vargas...

In a war that lived up to its hype, Ricardo Mayorga knocked Fernando Vargas down twice en route to a 12 round decision victory. Vargas announced his retirement after the fight. 39 more words