The Resurgence of Boxing
Move over football make way basketball, goodnight bar room brawlers. Boxing is back and with a vengeance. With the emergence of new stars and the hard work and dedication of veterans boxing is re establishing itself as the preeminent sport of the land. The most visible protagonist is Floyd Money Mayweather JR.
This undefeated boxer is the standard bearer in the sport. His dominance is mind blowing and envied by athletes of all different sports. His main rival Manny Pacquiao while recently being knock the bleep out has accomplished what no other fighter in the history of the sport has ever dreamed or fathomed to walk through eight weight classes and dominate.
Juan Manuel Marquez the ultimate rival of Pacquiao who never gave up his quest for a victory over his old foe even at the age of 39. The Klitschkos just their names alone instills fear in the legs of any heavyweight in the game right now.
Bernard Hopkins whose storied career just seems to never end, Miguel Cotto a warrior by tradition who doesn’t flinch no matter the competition. Sergio Martinez the Marvelous master technician. Chavez Jr the son of arguably the best boxer of all time trying to establish his name based on his own merits. Andre Ward the Son Of God lives up to his name with flawless performances.
Adrien Broner this problem won’t be solved in the foreseeable future. Saul Canelo Alvarez this young lion has the total package. Amir Khan the indomitable sultan of the ring never shy’s away from a good fight. Carl Froch this English gentleman is anything but gentle to his opposition.
Danny Garcia the silent assassin with the great marketing (loud mouthed) father in toe, Robert Guerrero who live up to his last name as a true warrior. Andre Berto the hard hitting no quit fighter who just recently fought with both eyes closed Just to name a few of the men that are behind the renaissance of boxing.
With the three main promotional houses battling for supremacy the match making has jumped by leaps and bounds the fighters are putting it all on the line to take those titles and up their leverage and bargaining power in the next fight.
Craving the adoration of the crowd willing to do anything within and without the rules to be enshrined as the Pound for Pound champion of the world. Welcome back Boxing the world has missed you unique brutality, the artistic style of the knockout.