Ten year old Chrystian Barrera stands in front of a mirror mounted next to a speedbag. Turning his head left to right, he assesses his new mohawk and approves it with a smile. Across the [...]
Las Vegas, NV – Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was the favorite coming into tonight’s fight. At the age of 23 he’s already a veteran of 45 professional fights not including his bout tonight. Alvarez who uses [...]
It’s been a long two weeks for Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield since losing his 10-round Super Lightweight battle against Thomas Dulome in Atlantic City. Dulome punched and controlled Mayfield early in the fight held his [...]
A former No. 1 contender for the heavyweight championship, Thad Spencer’s boxing career became a cautionary tale that he frequently opened up about to keep others from following a similar path.
By Laura Wong Boxing, like other high-contact fighting sports, can get ugly. Confined to a ring no larger than 25 square feet, a fighter’s only escape from the stalking blows of an opponent is to [...]
It was just hours away from the big championship bout in Las Vegas this past weekend between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez, as another champion, Oakland’s own Andre Ward, reflected on where his career was [...]