Abner Mares: Hardest challenge is ahead with Cuellar

By Rich Mancuso Abner Mares has been there as a three-time division world champion and perhaps his biggest test will come Saturday December 10 on Showtime opposing Jesus Cuellar for the featherweight title.  This is another opportunity for Mares to make a statement and the preparation started a year ago [...]

By |October 28, 2016|Story|

Mauricio Herrera:  Career again in balance against Cano

Photo by Will Hart By Rich Mancuso Mauricio Herrera knows how to rebound from a loss.  The 36-year old Mexican-American, residing in Riverside California two years ago lost a controversial decision to then junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia. The next fight, Herrera bounced back and scored a majority decision over [...]

By |October 18, 2016|Story|

Homecoming fight for Garcia: Thurman on the horizon

Photo by AP Photo/Matt Rourke By Rich Mancuso Danny Garcia was home in Philadelphia last week.  The three-time and undefeated welterweight champion is the pride in a city known “As the City of Brotherly Love” and last Thursday it wasn’t about defending his titles against Keith Thurman the other premiere [...]

By |October 17, 2016|Story|

PBC and many Latino fighters are on hiatus

Photo by Premier Boxing Champions By Rich Mancuso Boxing had a television revival with the Premiere Boxing Champion (PBC) management group that was funded by Al Haymon, a known and never seen or heard from manager in the sport. Since March of last year, the PBC was seen on the [...]

By |September 28, 2016|Story|

Canelo Alvarez:  Fighting an unknown at 154 before Triple G?

[iframe id="https://content.jwplatform.com/players/C6xAJixU-fFwbpfu7.html"] Video by HBO Boxing            Photo by Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions By Rich Mancuso Canelo Alvarez is not fighting Gennady Golovkin Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas for the middleweight title. That’s a fight boxing fans want, though they are supposed to [...]

By |September 16, 2016|Story|

Boxing is dead in New York: Is MMA the culprit?

Photo by TheMMACorner By Rich Mancuso What’s going on here? Again this columnist refers to the words of Dick Young the great and late New York sports scribe.  This issue here: Boxing in New York that appears to be dead because of a suspicious power play with the New York [...]

By |September 13, 2016|Story|

Felix Diaz calls out Terence Crawford

Photo by Suzanne Teresa / PBC New York, NY (9/12/16) - There aren't many fighters these days calling out undefeated two-division world champion Terence Crawford, one of boxing's pound-for-pound best. Felix Diaz is, though. This is a fight that should be made.  Diaz (18-1, 8KO's), the only boxer to win an [...]

By |September 12, 2016|News|

Is one more fight in the works for Miguel Cotto?

Photo by REUTERS/Keith Bedford By Rich Mancuso Miguel Cotto is busy but not in the ring. The first four-division titleholder from Puerto Rico has been idle in the ring but seen at ringside at major fights. And, Cotto has taken more of an active role as a promoter for his company [...]

By |September 2, 2016|Story|
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