Floyd Mayweather defeated Victor Ortiz in the 4th round tonight by a very controversial knockout.
Ortiz had headbutted Mayweather. The ref, Joseph ‘Joe’ Cortez, had gone to the judges to deduct a point.
As he did, Ortiz hugged Mayweather and apologized.
As Ortiz backed off, he looked at Cortez, Mayweather checked Cortez to make sure he [...]
It wasn’t exactly a verbal body blow, but Victor Ortiz made it clear that he’s willing to get under Floyd Mayweather’s skin. In an interview for his upcoming bout with the welterweight champion, Ortiz had this to say:
“It’s a cool thing, because ever since I was a kid, I’ve said I’ll be the first [...]
Boxing great, Floyd Mayweather, is in trouble with IRS…but only for the second time in 3 years. According to RadarOnline:
The IRS has just body slammed the undefeated boxer with a $3.4 million bill, reports the Detroit News who discovered that the lien was for unpaid 2009 federal income taxes.
This isn’t Mayweather’s first time in the [...]
Yes, welterweight is a weight class in boxing, and it’s members probably represent the purest form of the ’sweet science’. However, it’s a little like watching a couple of sweaty, enraged elves beating the hell out of each other because one slept with the other’s sister. In any event, the bout last night between a [...]
Obviously, this fight was scheduled some time ago. However, had the NFL and NFLPA come to a consensus on a collective bargaining agreement before the players’ union de-certified on March 11, it would have never happened. For the second time since his days at Notre Dame, Tommy Zbikowski won a professional boxing match. And the [...]
Artist Michael Kalish has honored boxing great, Muhammad Ali with his own sculpture; a 22 ft. high image of the champ made from 1300 speed bags. According to Gizmodo:
Each speed bag was treated as a pixel and when put all together, formed the face, and classic snarl, of Muhammad Ali. The rest of the [...]
Being from the Midwest, I’ve heard story after story about Tommy Morrison. The fights in Kansas City area bars, sexing up multiple women every night, the drugs and the dumb ass ‘I’m the Champ’ attitude he displayed to everyone he met. There was a time in the late ’80s and early ’90s when ‘the great [...]
Boxing great Manny Pacquiao outlasted a resilient Antonio Margarito to win the Junior Middleweight Title on Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas by decision.
Manny won on all the judge’s scorecards by 120-108, 118-110, 119-109.
Most ringside and watching on pay-per-view had Manny winning all 12 rounds. However, Margarito was extremely tough and aggressive in constantly coming [...]
WBC boxing champion Edwin Valero, who admitted to killing his wife over the weekend, was found hanging dead in his jail cell from suicide. The troubled boxer used his own clothes to create a noose and end his life.
Venezuelan police chief Wilmer Flores told reporters how Valero was found:
He said Valero was found by another inmate, [...]
WBC lightweight boxing champion Edwin Valero has been detained in Mexico over the suspicion that he killed his 20-year old wife, Jennifer Viera. Her dead body was found in a hotel in Valencia, Venezuela. Hotel officials claim that Valero told their security guards that he killed Viera before leaving the hotel.
Valero was charged last month [...]