And he's about to cause more headaches for boxing critics and historians than he ever has with his powerful jab…
The night was filled with an air of enthusiastic fight action at the beautiful restored, Renaissance styled, Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. Twenty-six year old Dominican Republic native sensation Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez (18-0-0-13) took it to crosstown rival Chris Traietti (10-2-0-6) of Quincy.
WBC President José Sulaimán has answered critics of the WBC's recent handling of the 154lb title, in which the Saul Alvarez's clash with Matthew Hatton was sanctioned for the newly vacant belt after it was stripped from Manny Pacquiao.
Cardona lost a unanimous decision to Paul Spadafora in 1999 for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) middleweight title
Joseph Agbecko alias: "King Kong," born in Ghana, resides in Bronx, New York, will be fighting 25 year old Mexican Abner Mares from Montebello, California, August 13, 2011 at a Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It was for a vacant title belt, that two fighters wanted in order to re-start their boxing careers, that could claim for them the glory and riches that they sought early in their professional call to the sport of boxing.
"Those Precious Few moments that elevate sports to a level of significance far beyond that of a man going out there and just getting it done are the ones when great athletes don't just dare to dream the impossible, but to make their impossible dream come true."
It was a very emotional moment for Michael Gerard Tyson, also known as "Iron" Mike Tyson when he broke down on the pavilion stage in front of what looked like the largest induction crowd in history that came to show their support for the once "baddest man on the planet."
The best speech of the induction came from Sylvester Stallone. He described his position in the world of boxing. He never claimed to be a boxer. He's a screenwriter that made a fictitious boxer famous. He inspired boxing when it was on the downslide. He added a different spin to a sport that was heading down a different path. He identified with the character he created and made it into an international ic
Let's take a look at what is happening! Bernard Hopkins started boxing in 1988. He's been getting title shots since the early 90′s, losing to Roy Jones Jr. in the IBF Middleweight title. Despite his twilight years, Hopkins looks to be in excellent shape and appears to be more progressively fit as his fight career keeps on stepping forward.