HBO Boxing

The list of Gennady Golovkin victims keeps growing

  On Saturday night, the 36-year-old Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1) scored his 38th victory and 34th by way of knockout over the 32-year-old Vanes Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KOs) of Glendale, Calif. by way of Abovyan, Armenia, at the 1:53 mark of round two to secure his historic 20th title defense which now ties him with the great Bernard Hopkins for the most […]

Burgos robbed and nothing can be done about it

Gentleman till the end – Juan Carlos Burgos didn’t go ranting and raving after he was clearly robbed in the latest boxing fiasco and it’s good to see that his promoter, Thompson Promotions, is still making an effort to keep the pressure on the World Boxing Organization regarding the controversial draw decision in the Burgos […]

With such prominent fighters, the comparisons were inevitable

Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire (30-1-0, 19 KOs) now has a record of 9-0 (6 KOs) against former or current world titlists. After defeating Noshiaki Toshiaki on Saturday evening, he has now gone 11 years, seven months and three days since that one, lone defeat. On Saturday night, the Brandon Rios (30-0-1, 22 KOs) versus […]

Martinez proved a good Middleweight can indeed defeat a good Cruiserweight

For 11 rounds, Sergio Martinez (50-2-2, 28 KOs) gave previously unbeaten WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32 KOs) a boxing lesson. The light middleweight who currently resides in Oxnard, CA, weighed in the range of 155 to 160 pounds. His strategy involved circling to the right of the bigger man, moving away from […]

Storm of controversy after the Kirkland/Molina fight

On the undercard of Saturday’s Morales/Garcia bout at the Reliant Arena in Houston, Texas was the light middleweight bout between southpaw James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland of Austin, Texas and Carlos “King” Molina of Chicago, Illinois by way of Patzcuaro, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. During this match, two very controversial things occurred. 

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