Rances Barthelemy 95-95 Arash Usmanee, official result was Barthelemy by UD
Roman Martinez 113-115 Juan Carlos Burgos, official result was a DRAW, Martinez retains his Jr. Lightweight world title
Mikey Garcia 80-68 Orlando Salido (technical decision), official result was a technical UD, Garcia wins a Featherweight world title
Jesus Soto Karass 98-92 Selcuk Aydin, official result was a MD
Daniel Geale 119-109 Anthony Mundine, official result was a UD, Geale retains his Middleweight world title
“He has unparalleled style”
The third week of my look at the funniest and most interesting boxing musings on Twitter
“Or consider Yuriorkis Gamboa, a rising boxing star who won a gold medal for Cuba in the 2004 Athens Olympics before defecting to Miami two years later. Gamboa has compiled a 22-0 record and has won WBA and IBF featherweight titles since coming to the States.
In the 2009 notebook, Bosch outlines an extensive program he was shipping to Gamboa. In addition to protein powders and calcium/magnesium/zinc compounds, he included a six-day-a-week HGH regime, IGF-1, and a cream with 20 percent testosterone.
What’s more, Bosch even notes that Gamboa’s next bout is scheduled against Brandon Rios the following April and writes, “Start clean-up Dec. 1″ — presumably giving the boxer enough time to pass doping tests”
HBO really pushing Broner hard, producing a second 2 Days documentary on him
I BEAT MIKE TYSON – (FULL FILM) from Joshua Z Weinstein on Vimeo.
In 2005, an unknown Irish boxer beat Mike Tyson in front of hundreds of thousands of people. Then he disappeared.
Filmmaker Joshua Z Weinstein rediscovers boxer Kevin McBride, raising his children in a gritty Boston suburb. Kevinʼs body is deteriorating, yet he compulsively continues to fight.
This lyrical film finds a boxer at the end of his career – engaging in the Sisyphean task that is his life.
In this link, ESPN’s Michael Woods discusses the film with the filmmaker: http://espn.go.com/blog/new-york/boxing/post/_/id/3102/he-beat-mike-tyson
Dan Rafael’s story on the Boxing Writers’ decision, as well as recapping the other award winners
After having his show on BBC Radio London inexplicably canned, Bunce quickly resurfaces on the new platform of ESPN