Category: Boxing

Golovkin Pummels Rosado; Kovalev Blasts Campillo

   Last Saturday night featured a mix of accomplishment, disappointment, and question      marks in the sport of boxing. The light heavyweight division saw the rise of contender Sergey Kovalev (20-0-1  18KO) as he put himself in title shot discussion with an impressive 3rd round knockout  of […]

Weekend Review

The beauty of boxing and sports in general is when the unexpected happens. Although a few predictable things occurred regarding last weekend’s bouts, a few delightful surprises surfaced. Starting at the heavyweight division, Wladimir Klitschko (59-3-1 51KO) defended his championship against fringe contender Mariusz Wach (27-1 15KO) by […]

A Tribute to Carmen Basilio

The boxing world mourns the death of another icon of the sport in the form of former welterweight and middleweight champion of the world Carmen Basilio (56-16-7 27KO) on November 7th, in Rochester General Hospital. Basilio was one of those guys who proved that true hard work and […]

Weekend Review: Boxing

Lucian Bute (31-1 24KO) began his comeback trail with a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over contender Denis Grachev (12-1-1 8KO). Bute won by scores of 118-110, 116-112, and 115-113. The 116-112 and 115-113 scorecards better reflect what happened in the fight Bute was able to control the fight […]

Another Weekend Review, Oh My!

This weekend in boxing was action-packed and provided enough thrills and surprises to keep the boxing community satisfied. In the super middleweight (168 Ibs.) division, Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez (22-0 15KO) continued his rise to the top with a one-sided eighth-round stoppage victory over fringe contender Jason Escalera […]

Andre Ward Exceeds High Expectations

Andre Ward (26-0 14KO) was already favored to beat Chad Dawson (31-2 17KO) but virtually nobody expected Ward to make it look so easy, to dominate and frankly, embarrass Dawson to the point where after Dawson suffered a third knockdown in the tenth round, Dawson asked the referee […]