Ricky Burns will try to take the WBO Super Featherweight Championship from holder Roman “Rocky” Martinez on Sept. 4th in Burns’ hometown of Glasgow, Scotland. While Burns has home-ring advantage, the hard-hitting Martinez from Puerto Rico has already won in the UK before. The 27-year-old Martinez, at 24-0 with 15Kos, is unbeaten and has the [...]
The latest sports documentary to come to DVD is “Facing Ali“, based on the book by Stephen Brunt. Muhammad Ali defeated almost every top fighter of the golden age of boxing. Facing Ali turns the cameras on some of Ali’s biggest rivals including George Chuvalo, Sir Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Ron [...]
R.I.P. to one of the most exciting fighters of our generation. The Ward/Gatti Trilogy was amazing, everything that is good about boxing.
I’m not a big boxing fan anymore — I converted to MMA years ago — but I sure love a lively interview. Considering all the boilerplate questions and boring answers we are constantly fed, it was good to see Brian Kenny and Floyd Mayweather Jr. go at it.
Killer trailer for the new Mike Tyson documentary.
I knew Iron Mike had packed on some pounds. But his weight has increased again since the last time I saw him. Maybe a George Foreman like comeback is on the horizon.