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2015 Fight Of The Year Nominees

Welcome to The Queensberry Rules’ annual year-end boxing awards, beginning this week. Here’s how we do it around these parts: The major categories are Knockout of the Year, Round of the Year, Fight of the Year and Fighter of the Year. The final leg, which will finish after, is a pu-pu platter of awards ranging from Trainer of the Year to more frivolous topics. For each category...
Via Bloguin Best
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fight Of The Year Nominees

Welcome to The Queensberry Rules’ annual year-end boxing awards, beginning this week. Here’s how we do it around these parts: The major categories are Knockout of the Year, Round of the Year, Fight of the Year and Fighter of the Year. The final leg, which will finish after, is a pu-pu platter of awards ranging from Trainer of the Year to more frivolous topics. For each category...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando Salido to ESPN: I won the fight vs. Roman Martinez clearly

Orlando “Siri” Salido was in Los Angeles yesterday as a guest of the ESPN Deportes boxing show “A Los Golpes” and spoke about his second bout with Rocky Martinez that was scored a draw last September 12 in Las Vegas. Salido spoke with Bernardo Osuna, David Faitleson and the great Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. during the show that is taped at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles. Here’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Mayweather vs. Berto All Access epilogue preview; fight & Martinez-Salido II shown this Saturday on Showtime

What was billed as Floyd Mayweather’s final fight, a dismantling of Andre Berto, will premiere on Showtime this Saturday, Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. “It’s official…You have to know when to hang it up,’’ Mayweather told SHOWTIME Sports reporter Jim Gray after his unanimous decision victory over Berto last Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV® from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Berto undercard quotes

There are several fights taking place on the undercard to Floyd Mayweather and Andre Berto’s clash on Saturday night, including Roman Martinez vs. Orlando Salido II and Badou Jack vs. George Groves. Here is what each participant had to say at their final press conference on Thursday. ROMAN MARTINEZ “I understand that Salido is a strong fighter. We know each other well. That is...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Live Stream: Mayweather vs Berto Weigh-In

LAS VEGAS, NV – Tune in here at 3PM PT to watch Floyd Mayweather and Andre Berto take the scales ahead of Saturday night’s PPV event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Also taking the scales today in their respective bouts: Roman Martinez vs. Orlando Salido, rematch, 12 rounds, for Martinez’s WBO junior lightweight title; Badou Jack vs. George Groves, 12 rounds, for Jack’s...
Via BadCulture
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Floyd Mayweather Vs Andre Berto Undercard, Previewed (And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule)

Like Andre Berto’s weird muscle gut, the week’s boxing schedule is bloated. And not only because of Berto’s fight with boxing’s biggest star, Floyd Mayweather on Showtime Pay-Per-View Saturday. As is often the case in the week of a big fight (if you can call Mayweather/Berto a big fight), there’s plenty of other cards on as well, all hoping to catch a little reflected...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Floyd Mayweather Vs Andre Berto Undercard, Previewed (And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule)

Like Andre Berto’s weird muscle gut, the week’s boxing schedule is bloated. And not only because of Berto’s fight with boxing’s biggest star, Floyd Mayweather on Showtime Pay-Per-View Saturday. As is often the case in the week of a big fight (if you can call Mayweather/Berto a big fight), there’s plenty of other cards on as well, all hoping to catch a little reflected...
Via Bloguin Best
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Roman Martinez-Orlando Salido, Gonzalez-Oquendo discuss upcoming fights on Mayweather-Berto undercard

Two of the Mayweather vs. Berto pay-per-view undercard fights include the Mexico vs. Puerto Rico rivalry, with Roman Martinez and Orlando Salido in a rematch, and Jhonny Gonzalez facing Jonathan Oquendo. All four fighters discuss their respective fights here. Jonathan Oquendo I want to thank the press. I want to thank everyone for this opportunity. I’m very excited. I’m very...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Official Mayweather vs. Berto promo clip from Showtime

With the Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto fight suddenly just a few weeks away, you can expect there to be plenty of news and updates on the event. Here, we have the official Mayweather vs. Berto promo video from Showtime. Take a look. While most fans aren’t exactly thrilled with Mayweather vs. Berto, the event as a whole is pretty solid. The undercard includes the rematch between...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto results & round by round updates

Mayweather vs. Berto Round by Round Results The MGM Grand plays host to what is being billed as (but won’t be) Floyd Mayweather’s last fight on Saturday, September 12th, as he squares off against Andre Berto live on Showtime pay-per-view. Right here, we’ll have live event and and Mayweather vs. Berto results coverage all night long. That includes for the entire legitimately...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch full Orlando Salido-Rocky Martinez fight

Orlando Salido and Rocky Martinez engaged in a thrilling fight earlier this year. It was a back and forth, knockdown filled affair, and a fight of the year candidate. Right here, you can watch the full fight video of Salido vs. Martinez I. The two are set for a rematch on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto pay-per-view on September 12th. So, for a change, there’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Floyd Mayweather & Andre Berto host opening presser

The JW Marriott at L.A. Live in Los Angeles Thursday hosted the Floyd “Money” Mayweather vs. Andre Berto SHOWTIME PPV press conference announcement, the event set for Saturday, September 12 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Also in attendance were undercard fighters Roman “Rocky” Martinez (29-2-2, 17 KOs) and Orlando “Siri” Salido (42-13-2, 29 KOs), and Badou...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Vs Andre Berto Is Still A Dumpster Fire

Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto is still a dumpster fire. It’s a slightly different dumpster fire than when we first discussed what a dumpster fire it was, so you get a picture of a different dumpster fire than last time. How’s it different? The Sept. 12 bout, announced officially on Tuesday, will be on pay-per-view rather than free on CBS, as rumored during the earlier discussion...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Vs Andre Berto Is Still A Dumpster Fire

Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto is still a dumpster fire. It’s a slightly different dumpster fire than when we first discussed what a dumpster fire it was, so you get a picture of a different dumpster fire than last time. How’s it different? The Sept. 12 bout, announced officially on Tuesday, will be on pay-per-view rather than free on CBS, as rumored during the earlier discussion...
Via Bloguin Best
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto official; will be on Showtime PPV not CBS

In what is being billed as the final fight, but almost certainly won’t be, of his 19-year career, Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) will face Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Despite initial rumors that Mayweather vs. Berto would be on CBS, the event will indeed by a pay-per-view. Coming off of the Mayweather...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Undercard for Floyd Mayweather’s next fight coming together

No official announcements have been regarding Floyd Mayweather’s next fight just yet, although the signs are pointing to a match with Andre Berto. It’s being billed as his last fight, and it is the last bout of his six-fight deal with Showtime. That said, it’s highly unlikely he passes on the opportunity to reach 50-0, potentially winning a middleweight title in the process...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Liam Walsh eager for potential title shot against Roman Martinez or Orlando Salido

World rated Liam Walsh is closing in fast on a title shot and knows he can’t slip up against Troy James on Saturday July 11th at the Manchester Velodrome. The undefeated Cromer star is rated number four in the world by the WBO and nine by the IBF, will take a step closer to a world title shot if he defeats James and is keeping a close eye on WBO World Champion Roman Martinez and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Danny Garcia’s ‘Loss,’ Some Big KOs, More

(Danny Garcia, left, Lamont Peterson trainer Barry Hunter, right; via PBC on Twitter) Hope you’re enjoying your week sandwiched between good boxing weekends. We’ll have more on this upcoming weekend as the week goes on, but maybe you didn’t like how this past weekend played out. You might have missed some things! We had a fun Friday Night Fights card, a quality ShoBox card...
Via Bloguin Best
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Roman Martinez Defeats Orlando Salido To Claim Title

PUERTO RICO – In the on-going boxing battle between Mexico and Puerto Rican, Roman Martinez brought the title back to the island. In front of a raucous, Martinez defeated defending champion Orlando ‘Siri” Salido by unanimous decision to become the new WBO super featherweight champion. In the early rounds, Martinez worked steadily behind the jab while Salido found success taking...
Via BadCulture
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Full Salido vs. Martinez card for Saturday night from Puerto Rico

In the main event of the night from the Coloiseum of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Roman Martinez (28-2-2, 17 KOs) will face Orlando Salido (42-12-2, 29 KOs) in a 12-round match up for the WBO Super Featherweight Title. Marvin “Cachorro” Quintero (26-5, 22 KOs) of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico takes on Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (23-1, 18 KOs) of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson And Orlando Salido

The spring (or autumn if you’re in my part of the world) boxing schedule is always busy, and this week is no exception, with really solid fights on a variety of networks. So sit down, grab a peanut butter cup (via Rafe Bartholomew) and plan your viewing. Boxcino tournament semifinals, Friday, ESPN2, Bethlehem Pa. Friday Night Fights this week features the four semifinal bouts...
Via Bloguin Best
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Gamboa looking to rebound from Crawford loss against Montes De Oca Nov. 15

Yurkois Gamboa will look to rebound from the first loss of his professional career on Nov. 15 when he takes on Joel Montes De Oca at Plaza de Toros in Cancun, Mexico in a 10-round bout. Gamboa (23-1, 16 KOs) lost to the undefeated lightweight champion Terence Crawford in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska in June via ninth round TKO, but the bout was full of great back-and-forth action...
Via Fight Hub TV
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Cruz: The LGBT Champion of the World

After his Oct. 24 bout with Ruben Tamayo was called off, the latest setback to Orlando Cruz’s career must mean that thoughts of retirement are creeping into his mind. After 14 years as a pro featherweight he’s no closer to a world title. He failed to take the WBO belt from Orlando Salido last October and was also defeated in his April fight against Gamalier Rodriguez. Worse yet...
Via Bloguin Best
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Cruz: The LGBT Champion of the World

After his Oct. 24 bout with Ruben Tamayo was called off, the latest setback to Orlando Cruz’s career must mean that thoughts of retirement are creeping into his mind. After 14 years as a pro featherweight he’s no closer to a world title. He failed to take the WBO belt from Orlando Salido last October and was also defeated in his April fight against Gamalier Rodriguez. Worse yet...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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