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Matadors And Bulls: A Love Story (Sort Of)

Before Marcos Maidana’s majority decision loss to pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in May, very few people gave him a chance to win. In fact, your fearless team here at TQBR discussed whether Maidana would even win a round during our preview round table discussion. I was generous (read: slightly less wrong but still wrong) and figured he might steal a couple early. Our...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matadors And Bulls: A Love Story (Sort Of)

Before Marcos Maidana’s majority decision loss to pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in May, very few people gave him a chance to win. In fact, your fearless team here at TQBR discussed whether Maidana would even win a round during our preview round table discussion. I was generous (read: slightly less wrong but still wrong) and figured he might steal a couple early. Our...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The greatest teenage boxers in history

The Top Teenage Fighters in Boxing History Every now and then, a teenage phenom is able to break through the ranks of professional boxing, becoming not just a prospect to watch in the future, but a full-fleged champion and world-beater. Today, stars such as Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Adrien "The Problem" Broner are each in their early 20s, and enjoying amazing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxing great Benitez hospitalized

Retired Puerto Rican boxing great Wilfred Benitez has been hospitalized in the U.S. territory after family members worried he might have suffered a stroke. Yvonne Benitez tells The Associated Press that her brother will remain under observation for 72 hours. She said Friday that the family is awaiting medical tests results but that Benitez is doing well and reading newspapers and...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Puerto Rican boxer Wilfred Benitez hospitalized

Retired Puerto Rican boxing great Wilfred Benitez has been hospitalized in the U.S. territory after family members worried he might have suffered a stroke. Yvonne Benitez tells The Associated Press that her brother will remain under observation for 72 hours. She said Friday that the family is awaiting medical tests results but that Benitez is doing well and reading newspapers and...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 10 professional fighters who were USA Olympic boxers

With five 2012 U.S. Olympians set to make their professional debuts, everyone is wondering what type of pro careers they will go on to have. That will be determined over the next decade perhaps, but right here, it's time to take a look back at the most successful USA boxing Olympic fighters in the professional ranks. Below is ShoBox expert analyst and boxing historian Steve Farhood’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilfred Benitez Vs. Sugar Ray Leonard: VHS Classic Rewind

The WBC has announced that they will be launching a pension fund for ex-boxers who have fallen on hard times. One such fighter who has been struggling mightily and can greatly benefit from this type of support is former world champion Wilfred Benitez. In this installment of VHS Classic Rewind, we revisit the Puerto Rican star’s WBC welterweight title defense against the great Sugar...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Random Classics: Wilfred Benitez Vs. Harold Weston I

Even if you've been a fight fan most of your life, and even if you try to educate yourself when it comes to guys far before your time that you'd never know or care about unless you were a fight fan, you're bound to encounter a few great scraps that you didn't know existed or simply hadn't yet seen. Footage of primordial bouts has been lost, packed away or forgotten...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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