Wladimir Klitschko

Serious and not so serious boxing news from the weekend

Mercito Gesta gets to throw out the first pitch On Saturday, super lightweight Mercito Gesta of Chula Vista got to throw out the first pitch just prior to the San Diego Padres-Colorado Rockies game. Gesta, who is now in the preparation stages for his upcoming bout on Top Rank’s “Top Rank Live” – FSN televised […]

I will knock him out, said David Haye, the greatest salesperson of his day

Someone should take a poll. Which was more embarrassing? Haye’s canvas diving throughout the fight, seeing his pinkie go up after the final bell as if he had just won or his blaming the loss on a sore toe? The one thing Haye did do well? He had his people negotiate a 50-50 split of […]

Another realty check from Benny Ricardo

Boxing announcer and analyst, Benny Ricardo writes: As if we didn’t see this one coming. The heavyweight title fight between Wladimir Klitschko and Dereck Chisora (14-0) has been postponed yet again from its second original date of April 30. Wladie has not fully recovered from a groin injury. Compared to him Wedgwood China is more durable. Then […]

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