Freddie Roach and Alex Ariza Show that Boxing Trumps All Sports for Controversy, Even Alex Rodriguez and MLB
Nov22

Freddie Roach and Alex Ariza Show that Boxing Trumps All Sports for Controversy, Even Alex Rodriguez and MLB

The latest chapter of the Alex Rodriguez saga, which featured the slugger storming out of a closed-doors grievance hearing and then lashing out in an extended radio and television interview, showcased A-Rod’s unique penchant for garnering headlines, and attracting attention and controversy. Sports fans are drawn to the train wreck. We always have been. Incognito-Martin. Lance Armstrong. Tiger Woods. Barry Bonds. Bountygate....

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Will Typhoon Haiyan Affect Manny Pacquiao for Upcoming Fight Against Brandon Rios?
Nov11

Will Typhoon Haiyan Affect Manny Pacquiao for Upcoming Fight Against Brandon Rios?

Manny Pacquiao is deep in training camp, preparing for his upcoming November 23 fight against Brandon Rios. However, the Filipino legend could be quite distracted over the remaining two weeks before fight night, as his country deals with a much larger foe, the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which swept through the island nation leaving devastation and death in its wake. Pacquiao has been training in his hometown of General Santos City....

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Klitschko and Pacquiao as Presidents? What If Boxers Ruled the World?
Oct24

Klitschko and Pacquiao as Presidents? What If Boxers Ruled the World?

Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 41 KOs in the ring, 1-2 in elections) has officially declared that he’ll run for the Ukraine presidency in 2015. This follows a stint in the country’s parliament and the creation of his own political party, the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform — UDAR, or “punch”, in Ukrainian — which now holds 42 parliamentary seats, good for the third highest...

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Timothy Bradley is Basking in the Spotlight, Waiting to Shock the World and Then Leave it All Behind
May25

Timothy Bradley is Basking in the Spotlight, Waiting to Shock the World and Then Leave it All Behind

It’s been a long road for Timothy Bradley. His win against Devon Alexander was supposed to vault him into stardom, but the public largely failed to take notice of the event and the lackluster, sloppy fight which resulted. Following that, Bradley took a ton of heat for turning down a seven-figure payday for a potential match against Amir Khan last summer. What nobody knew was that fighting Khan was never part of Bradley’s...

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