ROBERTO DURAN RUMORS

Shane Mosley hires Roberto Duran as new trainer

Now 44 years of age, former three-division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley isn’t quite the box office draw that he used to be. But he’s hoping to recapture some of the old magic by tabbing another boxing legend to train him for his next fight. According to a report by Andreas Hale of Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday, Mosley has hired Roberto Duran, widely seen as one of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Shane Mosley To Train With Roberto Duran For Title Fight

Former three-division champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley is proud to announce that he is bringing International Boxing Hall of Fame member Roberto “Manos De Piedra” Duran on as his trainer for his upcoming world title fight. Duran, who defeated several of the top names in sport and is regarded by many as the greatest Latino fighter of all time, is looking to make Mosley into an...
Via BadCulture
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Lessons from Leonard vs. Duran

By Fight Like Sugar Almost 35 years ago, hall of fame promoters Don King and Bob Arum found enough middle ground to broker one of the most significant fights of the 1980s: Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto “Manos De Piedra” Duran. That marked the beginning of a trilogy that indelibly colored the legacy of both fighters. There are echoes of that historic matchup in the super-fight...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mancini gives Mayweather no chance against Leonard, Hearns, Benetiz or Duran

Although Floyd Mayweather Jr. proclaims himself The Best Ever (TBE) many dispute that claim, including the legendary Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini. Sure, Mancini, who went 34-5 with 23 knockouts in his 13-year career, says Mayweather will easily win in his rematch against Marcos Maidana Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but against other top fighters from different generations...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Duran feels Mayweather lost his first fight with Maidana but expects a different outcome for Mayweather vs. Maidana 2

Wow, a lot of fans are not going to be happy or agree with this one. Legend and the king of machismo, the one and only Roberto Duran recently shared his thoughts about what he felt about the rematch taking place between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana coming up on Sept 13th. Duran, who recently was inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame and is already a member of the...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Canelo Alvarez Vs. Erislandy Lara Undercard, Previewed (And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

Roberto Duran’s appearance in Miami Vice hasn’t got the love it deserves since it popped up over on r/boxing. So I’m leaving it here for you to marvel at. The soundtrack ain’t too shabby either. You know what is kind shabby? The undercard for Canelo Alvarez’s fight against Erislandy Lara. Sure, it has some big names, but it doesn’t offer anything much in the way of intrigue...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Manager Luis DeCubas induced into Florida boxing hall of fame

Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing wishes to congratulate his friend and business partner Luis DeCubas for being inducted into the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame over the weekend. DeCubas, best-known for having promoted, and co-managed a long list of boxing greats, including Roberto Duran, Joel Casamayor and many other top Cuban fighters who escaped the island seeking freedom, was honored...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hands Of Stone Turns 63: Roberto Duran’s Legacy Still Lives On

“I’m not God – but I’m something similar.” – Roberto Duran In boxing, perhaps no fighter in the history of the sport has more epitomized the word “machismo” than Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran. Born in the small Latin American country of Panama, he fought with a ferocity that was matched only by his sometimes-appalling […] The post Hands Of Stone Turns 63:...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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