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Aug022013

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Al Bernstein scores a hat trick, chosen for third boxing Hall of Fame in just over a year








Boxing: Pacquiao says he can fight up to three more years




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He's the pro's pro, always prepared, always with something insightful to say, and never nasty, cheap or condescending. It's good to see others recognize him and his many contributions to the sport of boxing. In 2012, Bernstein was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, aka The Biggie. On Aug.










And a list that ranks nicknames is even more subjective than other rankings. In a pound-for-pound rating of best punchers, there would be video evidence to point to and analyze. The only basis for ranking nicknames is what sounds good to a particular person's ear. Primo Carnera: The Ambling Alp Primo Carnera was the size of a Klitschko when the best heavyweights in the world rarely weighed much more than 200 pounds. But similar size is as far as that resemblance goes. Carnera won the world title from Jack Sharkey in 1933, and whether or not the fight was legitimate remains one of boxing's great unresolved mysteries.But in the absence of any sort of solid evidence, the former circus strongman deserves the benefit of the doubt. Carnera was the least athletically gifted man to hold the heavyweight crown, at least prior to the beginning of the alphabet-soup era of titles.







Boxing?s Biggest Stars Collide On The Big Screen In ?THE ONE: Floyd ?Money? Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez?






- [/] Photo Platform Gallery's Chen Wei and one of his "Recovery Room" series at Liste Young Artist's show. By the time the week was over he had sold more than 10 works, with prices ranging from $1,800 to nearly $3,000. - [/] A performance spectator admires some of the pieces at Basel Art. - [/] Photo A performance piece at Basel Scope, done by an unidentified nearly naked man who moved in slow motion up and down the aisles dressed like a Greek version of Mars, the god of war. - [/] Photo A performance piece at Scope.







Boxing-I still have two or three years left, says Pacquiao






24 to take on American Brandon Rios for a first fight in Macau, keen to re-establish himself as the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the sport. "Great opportunity for me to give a good show for the people, to get back my name into the top of boxing," the Filipino congressman told reporters in Singapore on Friday on the latest leg of the promotional tour for the bout. "Brandon Rios is a good boxer, tough opponent and I believe we can give a good fight. Especially his style and my style it is very good to fight each other, we can create a lot of action in the ring." The 27-year-old Rios, an aggressive former lightweight world champion known as 'Bam Bam', will provide a stern test for Pacquiao although he lacks the box office numbers that a fifth bout with Marquez or a first with Mayweather could bring. Pacquiao, who said three years ago his mother had given her blessing for him to fight once more, remains open to both options and has no plans to call it quits any time soon. "I'm not really sure (how many fights left) as long as I can still fight I can fight.







Ranking the 10 Best Nicknames in Boxing History




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Entertaining and pleasing my fans is what my fights are all about. Floyd Mayweather (44-0, 26 KO's), an eight-time world champion in five weight divisions, remains boxings biggest attraction and the highest paid athlete in the world, wowing crowds and generating huge pay-per-view numbers each time he steps into the ring. During his extraordinary career, he has amassed wins over world champions such as Diego Corrales, Jose Luis Castillo, Arturo Gatti, Zab Judah, Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton, Juan Manuel Marquez, Shane Mosley and Miguel Cotto. His last fight against Four-Division World Champion Robert Guerrero on May 4, 2013 not only showed his superior boxing skills, but it also revealed his determination and dedication to stay the best in the sport. At only 23 years of age, the pride of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Canelo Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KOs) has emerged as a Mexican icon, standing side-by-side with his countrys greatest sporting legends. A fighting phenom, Canelo has fought professionally since 2005 when he was only 15 years old.







Title Boxing Club Now Open in Woodbury






Posted by Kris Janisch (Editor) , August 01, 2013 at 11:47 AM Title Boxing Club GM Irie Collins talks about the new studio in Woodbury. Loading... Thats according to Irie Collins, general manager of Title Boxing Club in Woodbury . Its all about getting fit and not hit, he said. The Woodbury Title Boxing Club is the second in to open in Minnesota. Its located at 8150 Coller Way, next door to Elements Therapeutic Massage . Every class is the same, a Power Hour, part of a completely authentic exercise experience that aims to bring the world of boxing to the public, Collins said.




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