Friday Night Fights

Canelo Shines Again

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     One-sided fights are not always bad fights. What can make them great is a fighter who has amazing skill and talent dominating an opponent. These types of fights allow a fighter to showcase their abilities and prove how great they are. This is exactly what Alvarez needed after the fight […]

Chavez Back on Top

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     The legacy continues. Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. was able to avenge a win that many said should have been a loss by beating Brian Vera convincingly. He is now back in the title picture and at 28 with only one loss he is a very strong contender. This week I […]

Gonzalez Shocks Mares

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     There is only one undefeated fighter at the world championship level. He is the only one for a simple reason: boxing is hard. It is very difficult to face the best and win every fight. This weekend one of the best lost for his first time. The main event on […]

Triple G Scores KO as Usual

Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Sometimes people are just different. Gennady Golovkin is different. There is no comparison for him in the boxing world. He is the Barry Bonds, Michael Jordan or Barry Sanders of boxing. His power is unlike almost any other fighter. However, unlike every other power punchers you have ever seen he is […]

Executioner Refuses to Let Career Die

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     A man who knows more about boxing than almost anyone else in the game is very hard to beat. Bernard Hopkins knows more than that man. Hopkins fought his first fight in 1988, which is the year Keith Thurman, the champion on his undercard, was born. The main event on […]

Abril Finally Gets A Decision

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Each boxing match is very different. On Saturday there were two very different fights, but both were extremely entertaining. There was a complete domination with some of the best technique you will see and there was a very competitive brawl that could have gone either way. Which one is better? […]