By David Martinez / dmboxing.com
Last week it was officially announced that finally Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will fight on May 2, 2015.
The two best boxers of their time, in our time today, will decide who is the best in the ring.
I have always contended that this fight would happen because of the huge amount of money it will generate for all.
The fight isn’t the most anticipated in my era of boxing , though ; Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali on March 8, 1971 was that. Two undefeated champions at the pinnacle of their careers for the “undisputed” heavyweight championship of the world.
However, boxing will get a big fight with Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. The build up will take us back 44 years to what it was like for Frazier and Ali, and like that fight … this fight is good for boxing in this generation!
(click onto link below to view promo fight video)
By Tom Donelson / Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA)
Martin Murray was supposed to give Golovkin competition for triple G’s title and for the first three rounds, he did. Murray countered the advancing with Golovkin with solid rights and body shots while Golovkin was attempting to find ways around Murray defenses. While it was obvious who was the more powerful puncher but Murray showed to be a tough fighter who could take GGG’s best.
Going into the fourth round, this was close but Golovkin turned the fight around and turn a close battle into a battle of survival for Murray. Halfway through the round, Golovkin threw a haymaker that Murray avoided but as Murray was attempting to escape; Golovkin nailed him with a body shot that sent Murray down. Murray survived the count but Golovkin attacked with ferocity and as the Triple G’s landed solid combinations, Murray simply knelt down to avoid more punishment. He survived the round but from this point; Golovkin had control of the fight.
(Winter 2015 Edition)
By popular request, I am posting the video tour of my boxing collection. I have been involved in boxing since 1961 (54 years).
Over those years I have been blessed by seeing and knowing some of the greatest fighters in the world. I live boxing every day, so I feel that my wealth of knowledge is of the highest degree.
This website was founded in July 2007. I post an average of 10 to 12 different items per month for publishing. I appreciate my growing fan base and the support you have given me. It’s all about credibility and I strive to bring everybody the best in boxing that I can produce.
My friend Harold Lederman of HBO World Championship Boxing kindly provides this website with his short videos regarding up coming fights. Here’s a look at Gennady Golovkin vs. Martin Murray, WBA middleweight championship and WBC interim middleweight championship – airing this Saturday on HBO from Monte Carlo.
(click onto link below to view)
By David Martinez / dmboxing.com
One word – OUTSTANDING – is what I have to say about Gene Aguilera’s recent book, Mexican American Boxing in Los Angeles. This publication is a must for anyone connected to boxing or that grew up in the southern California area.
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By Steve Corbo
She has been called “This Television Season’s It Girl”. She just won a Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress In A Television Series Musical Or Comedy”. She just had a full page picture of her, with her Golden Globe and that winning smile splashed across the pages of People Magazine! She’ll be on the cover of the March 2015 issue of Latina Magazine. Gina Rodriguez seems to be everywhere, riding high on a wave of success based on her portrayal of Jane Villanueva in the hit TV series “Jane The Virgin”. And quite frankly… it couldn’t happen to a nicer person! She’s bright, articulate, she hasn’t forgotten her roots and she’s a role model.
Gennady Golovkin vs. Martin Murray / WBA middleweight championship / WBC interim middleweight championship / Saturday, February 21 / HBO from Monte Carlo
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***** Feb. 5 (THURSDAY)
At Costa Mesa, Calif.: Mike Perez vs. Darnell Wilson, 8 rounds, heavyweights; Luis Mora vs. Dwain Victorian 5 rounds, junior welterweights; Gabe Lopez vs. Gustavo Lopez, 4 rounds, junior middleweights; Michael Hunter vs. Avery Gibson, 8 rounds, heavyweights
***** Feb. 6 (FRIDAY)
At Biloxi, Miss. (ESPN2/ESPN Deportes): Sergio Mora vs. Abie Han, 12 rounds, middleweights; Erickson Lubin vs. Rodolfo Quintanilla, 8 rounds, junior middleweights; Ahmed Elbiali vs. Dion Savage, 6 rounds, light heavyweights; Domonique Dolton vs. Juan Carlos Rojas, 8 rounds, junior middleweights; Stephen Lovett vs. James Johnson, 8 rounds, cruiserweights
By Adam Pollack / Guest Post
Win By KO Publications is pleased to announce the publication of Tony Zale The Man of Steel … now available on amazon and other online book dealers.
In the 1940s, two-time world middleweight champion Tony Zale seemingly had it all. Battling colorful Rocky Graziano in The Ring magazine’s Fights of the Year in 1946 and 1947, “The Man of Steel” from Gary, Indiana, convincingly defeated him in their third and final contest in 1948. These bouts are acknowledged as among the most exciting trilogies in boxing history. Tony had hosts of adoring fans and supportive family, was married to a beautiful and talented woman, and had two little girls whom he adored.
By Jim Amato / Senior Boxing Writer (contributed to “dmboxing” since 2008)
In the early 1970′s he was the hottest light heavyweight in the world. He would eventually garner three shots at recognition as champion. All three would travel the true champiomship distance of fifteen rounds. In all three Jorge would come up short.
Jorge turned pro in 1968 in his native Argentina. In his home country he would meet future champion Victor Galindez four times. Jorge would win one by decision. On three occasions he was stopped by the great Galindez. They would meet again.
He split a pair of fights with the highly respected Avenamer Peralta. He also drew with the highly regarded Raul Loyola. When he decided to invade the US in the summer of 1973 he sported a 31-5-1 record. Little did he know the impact he would make when he hit New York City.