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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

No Mas: Leonard vs. Duran documentary debuts on ESPN Tuesday night

No Mas, a documentary by Emmy award-winning director Eric Drath, is set to premiere on ESPN tomorrow,  Tuesday, October 15, at 8 P.M. ET. As part of the Peabody award-winning ESPN 30 for 30 series, the film chronicles the events surrounding the legendary 1980 boxing match between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran. This fight proved to be a career crossroads for two of boxing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Revisiting "No Mas" With ESPN 30 For 30

As befits the latest installment of ESPN’s acclaimed 30 For 30 series, or any boxing documentary if you’re really feeling facetious, "No Mas," (debuting Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET) is anachronistic from the get go. From the opening shots of Ray Leonard’s ageless torso as he pounds the heavy bag in his home gym, to the eventual face off between the two protagonists at the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Fighter Quits and Jumps Out of the Cage in the Middle of His Fight

I’m not entirely sure what caused Brazilian fighter Claudinei Angelo to call a timeout, quit and flee the cage but I’m just glad it was caught on film. It’s not everyday you see someone quit a fighting during the fight and the jump the cage. This actually reminds me of a Jay-Z lyric, “I’m tryna hit you then quit you in the middle round, Like I’m Roberto Duran, no mas”...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary “No Mas” on Sugar Ray Leonard & Roberto Duran debuts Oct 15th

ESPN Films’ award-winning 30 for 30 film series continues with No Más, which will premiere on Tuesday, October 15, at 8 p.m. ET. The film, directed by Eric Drath (Renee), chronicles the rivalry of boxing legends Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran. In the midst of boxing’s contemporary golden age -­ the 1980’s -­ stood two fighters who established a captivating rivalry....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Usher To Play Sugar Ray Leonard In Upcoming Roberto Duran Biopic

Usher, or Urshur to his friends, is going full Ali and playing a boxer in an upcoming Roberto Duran biopic called Hands of Stone. He’ll be playing the role of nemesis Sugar Ray Leonard. “You couldn’t find a more stylized boxer than Sugar Ray Leonard,” Usher said by telephone. “He was an incredible motion guy, the way he moved around the ring, and I think my dancing will...
Via Deuce of Davenport
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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