By Mark Elezaj LAS VEGAS - Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao showed once again why he is considered to be an all time great last night, by beating a young lion in Keith Thurman via split decision and becoming the welterweight world champion, in front of 14,356 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, becoming the oldest welterweight… Continue reading MANNY PACQUIAO MAKES HISTORY, BEATS KEITH THURMAN
By The Fighting Voice Las Vegas- This Saturday night, Boxing legend Manny "Pac Man" Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KO's) returns to the ring to face Keith "One Time" Thurman (29-0, 22 KO's) live from the MGM Grand, with a fight time of 9:00 p.m. ET. The bout is being billed as "Welterweight Supremacy," with Manny Pacquiao holding… Continue reading The Fighting Voice Family Picks: Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman
By Mark Elezaj Pernell Whitaker, one of the greatest boxers to step inside the ring, was killed Sunday night when he was hit by a car in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Whitaker was 55. The Virginia Beach Police Department have stated that the incident remains an active investigation. Whitaker was apparently hit by a vehicle at… Continue reading Boxing Legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle
By Mark Elezaj According to Eddie Hearn, the reason for the delay in announcing Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr is because neither side can agree on a venue. Back on June 1st, Andy Ruiz Jr shocked the world by knocking out the previously undefeated heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in the seventh-round of their… Continue reading Andy Ruiz: I Call The Shots, We’re The A-Side!
By Mark Elezaj July 11th for many people is just another day, but for me, it’s the day the boxing world lost Arturo “Thunder” Gatti. I remember it as if it just happened yesterday, not 10 years ago. I still remember getting a phone call that day from a friend who was yelling at me… Continue reading Remembering Arturo “Thunder” Gatti
By Mark Elezaj Canelo Alvarez, the reigning World middleweight champion, is in danger of being stripped of his International Boxing Federation title unless he honors his mandatory title defense against Sergiy Derevyanchenko. Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KO) became the mandatory challenger on April 13 with his victory over Jack Culcay. Canelo (52-1-2, 35 KO) became the… Continue reading Canelo vs. Derevyanchenko Purse Bid Ordered By IBF
By Mark Elezaj (Image: Action Images via Reuters) Tyson Fury, the Lineal Heavyweight Champion, who fought to a controversial draw with Deontay Wilder last December, declared Sunday that the rematch is now "confirmed and signed." Fury has also vowed not to let the rematch go to the judges, this time he is looking to knock… Continue reading Tyson Fury Announces The Wilder Rematch Is ‘Signed’