130th Annual USA Boxing New England Championships held at John Ruiz’s gym in November

Quietman Sports Gym, owned and operated by two-time world heavyweight boxing champion John “The Quietman” Ruiz, is hosting the 130th annual USA Boxing New England Championships next month at two Massachusetts venues. The quarterfinals and semifinals will be held, respectively, November 7 & 14, at Chelsea High School with the championship finals scheduled for Nov. 28 at Plymouth...
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Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame history exhibit open this weekend at Caesars Palace

Marvelous Marvin Hagler’s middleweight world championship belt; trunks, gloves and robes worn by Diego Corrales, Erik Morales, Jose Luis Castillo and Johnny Tapia, among others; Oscar De La Hoya’s 1992 Olympic gold medal and artifacts such as betting slips from a 1910 Jack Johnson bout and Jim Jeffries’ shoes, will be on display at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s exhibit...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Hagler calls out Mayweather, tells him to fight Golovkin

Marvin Hagler joined Twitter on Thursday and wasted little time making his presence felt. The Boxer Hall of Famer sent a tweet calling out Floyd Mayweather Jr. and telling him to fight GGG — Gennady Golovkin. They say Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto will be free on CBS. Man they should PAY US to watch...Read More
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Marvin Hagler will also attend Nevada Hall of Fame induction

Marvelous Marvin Hagler, whose spine-tingling 1985 victory over Thomas Hearns defined an era, announced Monday that he will return to Las Vegas to attend the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s third annual induction weekend. The legendary Hagler is one of the headliners of the NVBHOF’s 2015 class of inductees, chosen in the non-Nevada boxer category. “To the Nevada Boxing Hall of...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Big fight is not Hagler-Hearns, so don't expect a knockout

LAS VEGAS (AP) Tommy Hearns understood what was expected from him the night 30 years ago when he stepped into the ring to face Marvin Hagler for the middleweight title. There would be no running. There wouldn't even be that much boxing. ''I knew before I got in the ring I had to put a show on for the people,'' Hearns said. ''I knew I had to get him or they would say something is...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Thabiso Mchunu vs. Junior Makabu May 16 in South Africa

Main Events, in conjunction with Ludonga Promotions, will be hosting the WBC Title Eliminator in Thabiso “The Rock “Mchunu’s native Durban, South Africa, at the ICC Centre, against “Junior” Makabu on May 16. The two have been on a collision course ever since Mchunu won the Super 8 in devastating fashion destroying anyone in his way. That performance earned him a shot at...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Videos: Relive Hagler vs. Hearns on 30th anniversary

Today is the 30th anniversary of Marvin Hagler vs. Tommy Hearns, one of the all-time great boxing battles. The match was highly anticipated, and great things were predicted, but nobody could have predicted what was to unfold in a matter of minutes once these two legends were unleashed across the ring from one another. Right here, we’ll help you relive the anniversary of Hagler...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hagler vs. Hearns 30 years ago today; Al Bernstein reflects

On April 15, 1985, when Marvelous Marvin Hagler battled Tommy Hearns in their epic match, Al Bernstein was there to announce the fight. Thirty years later, on May 2, 2015, Al Bernstein will, again be ringside to announce the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquaio mega fight. In between those two great events Al has fashioned an announcing career that earned him a long list of accolades...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Videos: The Fight Game talks Mayweather-Pacquiao, Hagler-Hearns

The latest edition of HBO’s The Fight Game with Jim Lampley debuted on Tuesday evening. Right here, we have a series of videos for you to watch from the show. The two main storylines were of course the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight, plus, the throwback to the all-time great rumble between Marvin Hagler and Tommy Hearns, which occurred 30 years ago this very...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Berto vs. Josesito Lopez Spike TV opening quotes

Premier Boxing Champions is set to make its debut on Spike TV with a doubleheader on Friday, March 13 from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. culminating with a welterweight showdown between hard-hitting Andre “The Beast” Berto (29-3, 22 KOs) and the always exciting Josesito “Riverside Rocky” Lopez (33-6, 19 KOs). The televised action begins at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence’s Sean Soriano Eager To Represent His City At UFC Bout In Boston

Boxing legend Marvin Hagler said it best when he declared that it was tough to get up in the morning to do roadwork when you’re sleeping in silk pajamas. You could also say that Providence’s Sean Soriano and Boston’s Charles Rosa will have a tough time thinking about a New England rivalry while training under the sunny skies of south Florida. Not so, says Soriano. “You forget...
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo vs. Lara & the matter of perspective in judging fights

By Sammy Perez Is judging really a matter of perspective? On Saturday night we got that question after the Erislandy Lara/Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez main event at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. The fight, which was a close one, ended in a split decision victory for Alvarez. Though I thought Lara (19-2-2, 12 KO’s) narrowly won 115-113 or seven rounds to five, I have no problem...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Sports History – 5/23

Today in sports history… In 2002, Shawn Green of the LA Dodgers went 6 for 6 from the plate with 4 home runs and 7 RBIs.  He set an MLB record, which still stands, of 19 total bases in a single 9-inning game. Notable Birthdays: 1956-Buck Showalter, 1952 “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler featured image h/t: [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Tale Of The (Lesser) Tape

Styles make fights. And body types, especially when pitted against other bodies, make for styles. For those of you who may lack gray hair or memory, this is pretty much what a description of those bodies, a Tale of the Tape, is supposed to look like -- what it used to look like. What, in the very least, every major newspaper (and often less than major: Marvin Hagler/Tommy Hearns...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxing photographer Angie Carlino passes away

Legendary boxing photographer Angie Carlino passed away this past Sunday at the age of 73. He was a retired laborer for the M.B.T.A. as well as a proud U.S. Marine. Carlino photographed countless world champion boxers and Olympians for nearly a half-century. He is best remembered for his pictures of "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler. His wake will be held Thursday, Jan. 23 from 4-7:30 p...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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