Category Archives: Boxing

Bert Sugar Was The Face of Boxing For A Lost Sport

By Rich Mancuso NEW YORK -You did not have to know Bert Randolph Sugar on a personal basis. His presence was known with the unlit cigar etched in his mouth, a fedora

As Hopkins and Dawson Get Ready, Schaefer: “Everything Fine With Arum “

By Rich Mancuso According to Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, there are no differences with Bob Arum. In fact, Schaefer who presided over the Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson return bout press

Tim Bradley Knew He Was Next For Pacquiao

By Rich Mancuso Manny Pacquiao quickly left the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City and met a throng of fans Thursday afternoon. This is nothing unusual for Pacquiao, who has

Chisora – Haye Brawl: The Post Fight Presser Should Have Been Banned

By Rich Mancuso View the Dereck Chisora and David Haye brawl at a post-fight press conference, seen by thousands on video, and there should be no further questions or answers. Boxing needs

Mosley Gets One More Opportunity With Alvarez

By Rich Mancuso After Shane Mosley met Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden in New York City the day after, he was still a popular fighter. As he took a walk around

Nothing New With Klitschko

By Rich Mancuso Vitali Klitschko, the WBC heavyweight champion had a media conference call from Munich Germany Wednesday. He said there was nothing new to say about himself as he prepares to

Time To Censor Mayweather’s Mouth and Use His Fists

By Rich Mancuso Okay, have we not heard the racial insinuations from Floyd Mayweather Jr. before? He has attacked Manny Pacquiao about his Filipino decent, and now goes to another orbit and

Bradley and Pacquiao About To Sign The Deal

By Rich Mancuso Timothy Bradley signed with Top Rank to get his opportunity, a chance to meet Manny Pacquiao. After back-and-forth negotiations, and after Bob Arum and Pacquiao weighed options for the

Is Chavez Jr. Avoiding Sergio?

By Rich Mancuso Lou Dibella said this week that WBC Middleweight champion Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. must defend his title against his champion Sergio Martinez, or vacate the title. It was a

Abner Mares: “Major Fights Are More Important Than A Title”

By Rich Mancuso To Abner Mares a boxing title is not significant. Perhaps that explains why the bantamweight relinquished his IBF championship this week. This latest turn of events, in the more

Will Pacquiao Be Next To Leave Arum?

By Rich Mancuso Though three-time champion Miguel Cotto and Bob Arum remain on good terms there was no surprise as to the May 5th Cotto-Floyd Mayweather Jr. meeting. Cotto was rumored to

Angelo Dundee: An Innovator Who Knew How To Work The Corner

By Rich Mancuso Sadly this has been a bad two days for boxing with the passing of middleweight Gene Fulimer, Goody Petroelli, the trainer and manager of Marvin Hagler, and on Wednesday