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Showtime to televise LEONARD, HAGLER, HEARNS, TRINIDAD old fights

NEW YORK (March 2, 2016) – SHOWTIME Sports rolls out its third installment of a year-long salute commemorating 30 years of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING in March with “Legends’’. This month will be highlighted by legends Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Felix Trinidad, Ricardo “Finito” Lopez and George Foreman. Seven of the most unforgettable and […]

The Nostalgic/Sanctioning bodies

By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: Nostalgic fans love to talk how this era is better than this era and that only “certain things” happened in their era. For example, you have the 80’s babies saying “the best fought the best”. They did, but they weren’t all back to back. This is true for any and […]

Arum: To compare Mayweather to Ali or Sugar Ray Robinson is a joke

By Chris Williams: The other day, Floyd Mayweather Jr. told ESPN that he saw himself as a better fighter than Sugar Ray Robinson (173-19-6, 108 KOs) and Muhammad Ali (56-5, 37 KOs), both of which suffered a fair amount of defeats during their respective careers. Not surprisingly, Mayweather took some criticism from boxing fans because […]

The biggest fights that never happened

By Gav Duthie: As the optimism increases yet again for a possible superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio there is no doubt the most talked about fight in history. If it doesn’t actually happen in May or September 2015 it will also be the biggest fight never to have happened in the sport. This […]

Aaron Pryor-Sugar Ray Leonard It should of happened twice

By Daniel Hughes: It’s good to read in the comments sections on many different articles on this and different sites about those forgotten exciting fighters and those views on who they are. Aaron Pryor ‘The Hawk’ a 140lb WBA/IBF world champion, 39 (35kos)-1, certainly one to look up for the younger fight fan that may […]

Who can defeat Mayweather? No one but Sugar Ray Robinson and Leonard

By Bob Smith:  Since the origin of this site in July of 2007, many have struggled to dethrone Floyd Mayweather Jr, but all have failed.  Actually, his unbeaten streak extends to 1996, or an amazing 18 years ago, despite fighting world champion after world champion, and despite defeating undefeated fighter after undefeated fighter.  He is, […]

The Sweet Science, and defining the best ever

As I sit and look at the world of boxing, I cannot help but to really appreciate the era I had been so fortunate to witness. I am now in my mid 30’s, and look back, remembering boxing, as being one of the most prestigious entertaining events in the world. My love for the sweet […]

Sugar Ray Leonard: The Road To No Mas

By Jose Muradas: It’s hard to forget the smile, the commercials, the magazine covers.Ray Charles Leonard (36-3-1,25KO’s) was everywhere; he was boxing’s original golden boy. The press and the public wanted to know his every move, they couldn’t get enough of the kid from Palmer Park, Maryland. What most of us never expected was that […]

Today’s Duran vs. Leonard: Golovkin vs. Stevens

On June 20th 1980, boxing fans were treated to what would be the beginning of a legendary rivalry by two of the most revered boxers of all-time. Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran treated the world to a fight no one would soon forget. For 15 rounds, the two traded and exchanged punches, combinations, and […]

Ali, Robinson, Leonard, Mayweather; the art of movement

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Robert Elmore: When there is a certain person that stays on top of his game in any sport, and no major flaws can be pointed out, that’s when people reaching for straws. They search high and low for anything they can use to disrespect the person on top. The anti […]

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