Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson became the latest mega-star to announce that he will attend the third annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s induction gala, which will take place in eight days, next Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Tyson, a member of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s inaugural class in 2013, will present “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali...
LAS VEGAS — When Ishe Smith defeated Cornelius Bundrage to capture the IBF super welterweight title in February of 2013, veteran trainer and former light heavyweight champion Eddie Mustafa Muhammad was firmly at his side, celebrating the win of his young fighter. But when he steps in the ring tonight, the familiar face will be replaced by someone else. Smith and Muhammad appear...
Erisandy Lara squares off against Ishe Smith at the Illusions Theater at the Alamodome in San Antonio Texas, in The Lonestar Battle. Right here, you can find the full set of pre-fight quotes from Lara and Smith. Ishe Smith I just want to thank Mayweather Promotions and Floyd Mayweather for putting me back on this this stage, for getting me back on this stage and just another fight...
“War is thus an act of force to compel our enemy to do our will.” – On War, Carl von Clausewitz One of the more notable warriors in the sport of boxing, Matthew Saad Muhammad, had but one will when stepping through the ropes: lay waste to whatever was standing across from him at the opening bell. Not exactly a shrinking violet himself, Alvaro “Yaqui” Lopez nonetheless wasn’t...
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