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01 SEPTEMBER 2015

Where am I? Home Columns Marc Livitz
 

Marc Livitz traces his love for the fight game back to when he was very young. It all started as he sat and listened to his great uncle's tales of boxing during the Second World War for the US Army. Originally from Houston, TX. He's always open to discussing the sweet science with just about anyone and absolutely thinks fight night is the center of the universe. He is an avid reader about the history of the sport and hopes to one day pen a book of his own.



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Mikhailenko KO's Perez in Eight

Mikhailenko KO's Perez in Eight

By Marc Livitz: Dmitri Mikhailenko kept his undefeated record intact with an eighth round stoppage win over Johan Perez for the WBA-NABA welterweight title at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California Mikhailenko KO's Perez in Eight
Wade Pushes Past Soliman

Wade Pushes Past Soliman

By Marc Livitz: Dominic Wade took a very much "up in the air" experience this evening against former middleweight champion Sam Soliman at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington. Wade was awarded with a split decision victory.  Wade Pushes Past Soliman
Porter Outshines Broner In Vegas

Porter Outshines Broner In Vegas

By Marc Livitz: Shawn Porter put another dent in Adrien Broner’s brash facade tonight with a resounding unanimous decision win in a non-title welterweight clash at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Porter Outshines Broner In Vegas
Beterbiev KO’s Johnson In Seven

Beterbiev KO’s Johnson In Seven

By Marc Livitz: Artur Beterbiev scored a seventh round knockout over Alexander Johnson in a light heavyweight contest earlier in Chicago on Friday night. Beterbiev KO’s Johnson In Seven
Lara Puts On Masterclass Class Against Rodriguez

Lara Puts On Masterclass Class Against Rodriguez

By Marc Livitz: Erislandy Lara easily retained his WBA super welterweight title on Friday evening with a convincing unanimous decision win over Delvin Rodriguez at the UIC Pavillon in Chicago. Throughout the first round, "The American Dream" Lara showcased his superior boxing skills to beat Rodriguez to the punch as well as counter just about every attempt to get at him in any way. Lara Puts On Masterclass Class Against Rodriguez
Canelo KO's Kirkland In Three Round Thriller

Canelo KO's Kirkland In Three Round Thriller

By Marc Livitz at Ringside in Houston, TX: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez fought fire with fire this evening. He was surely tested for a few moments, yet he stayed the course en route to a sensational third round knockout win over James Kirkland this evening at a packed Minute Maid Park in downtown Houston, TX. The 154 pound, non title matchup took place in front of a raucous, pro Alvarez crowd of over 30,000 fans. Canelo KO's Kirkland In Three Round Thriller
Canelo Vs. Kirkland Weigh In Report

Canelo Vs. Kirkland Weigh In Report

By Marc Livitz in Houston, TX: The huge turnout today at Minute Maid Park in downtown Houston, Texas left hardly any indication that a Texas fighter would be part of the main event. While three to four hundred fans packed the Union Station atrium this afternoon, early estimates have nearly 45,000 fight fans on the docket for tomorrow night’s highly anticipated light middleweight clash between Mexican superstar, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and James "Mandingo Warrior" Kirkland. Canelo Vs. Kirkland Weigh In Report
Mayweather Schools Pacquiao In Vegas

Mayweather Schools Pacquiao In Vegas

By Marc Livitz in Las Vegas: Floyd Mayweather put on a magnificent display as he outclassed, outboxed and outgunned Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas tonight as a wild and unprecedented week finally came to a close. Mayweather Schools Pacquiao In Vegas
Santa Cruz Easily Decisions Cayetano

Santa Cruz Easily Decisions Cayetano

By Marc Livitz in Las Vegas: Leo Santa Cruz coasted to a unanimous decision victory over Jose Cayetano tonight in the evening’s co-main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Santa Cruz Easily Decisions Cayetano
Lomachenko KO's Rodriguez in Nine

Lomachenko KO's Rodriguez in Nine

By Marc Livitz in Las Vegas: In the first of just two undercard bouts on the card this evening at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Vasyl "Hi Tech" Lomachenko scored a ninth round knockout victory over Puerto Rican Gamailer Rodriguez in a contest for the WBO featherweight championship. Lomachenko KO's Rodriguez in Nine
Beltran KO's Ao But Fails On The Scales/Ponomarev Claims NABF Title

Beltran KO's Ao But Fails On The Scales/Ponomarev Claims NABF Title

By Marc Livitz at ringside in Las Vegas, NV: Raymundo Beltran scored an impressive and throughly dominating second round TKO win over Takahiro Ao on Friday evening at the Chelsea Theatre inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Beltran KO's Ao But Fails On The Scales/Ponomarev Claims NABF Title
Mayweather And Pacquiao Make Weight For Record Breaking Night 

Mayweather And Pacquiao Make Weight For Record Breaking Night 

By Marc Livitz at the scale in Las Vegas, NV: The doors opened three hours prior to the start of the festivities this afternoon, but every face in the arena seemed to be a beaming one. It’s really been amazing to see how all the pieces, however they have done so, collectively fall into place. Mayweather And Pacquiao Make Weight For Record Breaking Night 
Mayweather Approaching Pacquiao Fight In Relaxed Mood

Mayweather Approaching Pacquiao Fight In Relaxed Mood

By Marc Livitz: The dust is finally beginning to settle and oh, what a week it has been so far as the countdown to the biggest fight of the twenty first century is almost single digits away. There have been bust up’s galore from both sides of the promotion that is the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao bonanza set to take place on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather Approaching Pacquiao Fight In Relaxed Mood
Canelo And Kirkland Promise Fireworks In Houston

Canelo And Kirkland Promise Fireworks In Houston

By Marc Livitz: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was riding high in 2013 prior to his abrupt down to earth evening in the ring with Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Although he was soundly outpointed in the September 2013 bout which up until next weekend was the richest in boxing history, he kept his head up and returned to the ring a few months later. Canelo And Kirkland Promise Fireworks In Houston
Pacquiao Conference Call Implodes

Pacquiao Conference Call Implodes

By Marc Livitz: The day has finally arrived or at least it is very close to doing so. As has been the case so many times in the city of Las Vegas, a fight of incredible magnitude will stop traffic, divert the majority of attention and find itself on the lips just about everyone. Pacquiao Conference Call Implodes
Terence Crawford Focused And Ready For Dulorme

Terence Crawford Focused And Ready For Dulorme

By Marc Livitz: 2014 provided the brightest of horizons for Terence Crawford. The undefeated lightweight champion from the midwest city of Omaha, Nebraska had a banner year as he faced some of the sport’s toughest opponents . Terence Crawford Focused And Ready For Dulorme
Provodnikov And Matthysse Talk of Epic Showdown

Provodnikov And Matthysse Talk of Epic Showdown

By Marc Livitz: On occasion, the boxing faithful who have always kept the sport alive and punching really get a treat in return. Although any fighter is taking a considerable risk each time the gloves are fastened, there are still those who take the game in a literal sense and use a casual pace to wait for chances to present themselves. Provodnikov And Matthysse Talk of Epic Showdown
Lawson Edges Prescott by Split Decision

Lawson Edges Prescott by Split Decision

By Marc Livitz: Fredrick Lawson maintained his undefeated record on Thursday evening with a tough split decision win over Breidis Prescott at the Hialeah Race Track in south Florida. The welterweight contest which pitted a Ghanaian (Lawson) against a Colombian began with a steady flow of back and forth jabbing between the two contestants. Lawson Edges Prescott by Split Decision
Stevenson Ready, Bika Feels Disrespected

Stevenson Ready, Bika Feels Disrespected

By Marc Livitz: Adonis Stevenson is one to frequently flash an infectious smile and he seems to be at the top of his respective game. The WBC light heavyweight champion has become one of the favorite sons of his adopted hometown of Montreal, Quebec, Canada and boasts an astonishing record of a single loss against twenty five wins coupled with twenty one knockouts. Stevenson Ready, Bika Feels Disrespected
Chavez, Jr. ‘Boxing is my Life’

Chavez, Jr. ‘Boxing is my Life’

By Marc Livitz: Fair or not, there will always be a hefty share of athletes who are always going to be subjected to a high amount of microscopic-like scrutiny. While many fighters are brought up through the ranks with a high degree of care and concern, there are those among them who also are viewed as sold and/or promoted based on name recognition in the hopes that the talent within will eventually outweigh as well as outshine all other factors. Chavez, Jr. ‘Boxing is my Life’
Cano Grinds Out Win Over Abreu  

Cano Grinds Out Win Over Abreu  

By Marc Livitz: Pablo Cesar Cano earned a hard fought majority decision win this evening over Juan Carlos Abreu in a highly entertaining contest at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Cano Grinds Out Win Over Abreu  
Seldin Hammers Through Garcia

Seldin Hammers Through Garcia

By Marc Livitz: Cletus "The Hebrew Hammer" Seldin pleased his near-Hometown crowd this evening with a fifth round TKO win over Johnny Garcia at the Paramount Theater in Huntington, Long Island, New York on Friday. Seldin Hammers Through Garcia
Boxcino Heavyweights Down To Four

Boxcino Heavyweights Down To Four

By Marc Livitz: Donovan Dennis scored a fourth round TKO win over Steve Vukosa the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York on Friday as part of the Boxcino tournament in the heavyweight division.  Boxcino Heavyweights Down To Four
Mora Narrowly Decisions Han

Mora Narrowly Decisions Han

By Marc Livitz: Sergio Mora eked past Abraham "Abie" Han for the vacant USBA middleweight championship on Friday evening as ESPN’s "Friday Night Fights" rolled into the deep south at the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. The former WBC super middleweight champion had his work most certainly cut out for him this evening. His El Paso, TX opponent was a late replacement to face the East Los Angeles fighter after former undisputed middleweight title holder Jermain Taylor withdrew Mora Narrowly Decisions Han
Castellanos Tops Juarez in Texas Thriller  

Castellanos Tops Juarez in Texas Thriller  

By Marc Livitz: Robinson Castellanos scored three knockdowns in the twelfth round en route to sound and clear unanimous decision win over Rocky Juarez this evening at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, TX. Castellanos Tops Juarez in Texas Thriller  
Monroe, Jr. Glides Past Vera  

Monroe, Jr. Glides Past Vera  

By Marc Livitz: Willie Monroe, Jr. fought a slick and effective fight this Friday evening as he earned a unanimous decision win over Brian Vera at the Turning Stone Casino Resort in Verona, New York. Monroe, Jr. Glides Past Vera  
Dan Tops Bizier Again/Dirrell Coasts Past Edwards

Dan Tops Bizier Again/Dirrell Coasts Past Edwards

By Marc Livitz; Jo Jo Dan narrowly got past Kevin Bizier once again in a 12 round welterweight rematch on the Stevenson/Sukhotskiy undercard at the Pepsi Coliseum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Friday. Dan Tops Bizier Again/Dirrell Coasts Past Edwards
Stevenson Knocks Out Sukhotskiy in Five

Stevenson Knocks Out Sukhotskiy in Five

By Marc Livitz: Adonis Stevenson got tired of waiting for the knockout to present itself this evening at the Pepsi Coliseum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. For just a bit, the hometown crowd did as well. The wait was over in flash in round five as he scored three knockdowns in the period to impressively dominate Dmitry Sukhotskiy in defense of his light heavyweight title. Stevenson Knocks Out Sukhotskiy in Five
Stiverne Promising A "Short And Painful" Night For Wilder

Stiverne Promising A "Short And Painful" Night For Wilder

By Marc Livitz: The heavyweight championship of the world has long been discussed as among the most coveted prizes in all of professional sports. Nothing quite got the competitive fires burning like gathering around the TV on a Saturday night in the late 1980’s and early 90’s to watch such names as Tyson, Holyfield, Bowe, Foreman and others.  Stiverne Promising A "Short And Painful" Night For Wilder
Lara Eases Past Smith/Jack KO's Sierra

Lara Eases Past Smith/Jack KO's Sierra

By Marc Livitz at ringside: Erislandy Lara started slowly but quickly found his rhythm and scored a resounding and one sided win over Ishe Smith in a WBA junior middleweight championship contest at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. A sizable Friday night crowd made plenty of noise during the multi fight evening showcased by Mayweather Promotions. Lara Eases Past Smith/Jack KO's Sierra
Lara And Smith Prepared For San Antonio

Lara And Smith Prepared For San Antonio

By Marc Livitz: The American dream is one which is sought by many who flock to the United States and last July, Erislandy Lara was set to finally experience the culmination of his own. It’s an all too familiar story. A better life is sought and the ambitious search for one’s unique idea of living forces them to make very difficult choices. Lara And Smith Prepared For San Antonio
 Ramirez Gets Knockout Win in San Antonio

 Ramirez Gets Knockout Win in San Antonio

By Marc Livitz at ringside: Gilberto "El Zurdo" Ramirez scored an eighth round TKO win this evening over Fulgencio Zuniga in a contest for the WBO and NABF super middleweight titles at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.  Ramirez Gets Knockout Win in San Antonio
Weights From San Antonio, Texas

Weights From San Antonio, Texas

By Marc Livitz reporting from San Antonio, TX: A frigid Arctic blast blew through much of the southern United States this week. Nevertheless, the often festive city of San Antonio, Texas smiled through the forced changes which was in great part responsible for today’s weigh in for Saturday evening’s HBO Latino card Weights From San Antonio, Texas
Cunningham KO's Visinia In Six

Cunningham KO's Visinia In Six

By Marc Livitz: Steve "USS" Cunningham stood up to Natu Visinia and slowly fought his way to a seventh round stoppage win in a heavyweight fight at the 2003 Arena in Philadelphia this evening. Cunningham KO's Visinia In Six
Bundrage Eases Past Molina in Cancun

Bundrage Eases Past Molina in Cancun

By Marc Livitz: Cornelius "K9" Bundrage fought his way to a comprehensive victory over Carlos Molina en route to regaining the IBF junior middleweight title at the Oasis Hotel in Cancun, Q.R. Mexico on Saturday night. Bundrage Eases Past Molina in Cancun
Canelo Alvarez Makes The Jump To HBO

Canelo Alvarez Makes The Jump To HBO

By Marc Livitz: As the respective chapters close on the colorful and always debatable careers of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, the sweet science will undoubtedly have its new crop of torchbearers in the coming years. Meanwhile, the sports crazed nation of Mexico has always had its nationalistic hands full when it comes to the legends of the sport. Canelo Alvarez Makes The Jump To HBO
Marcos Maidana Hopes Mayweather Will Fight “Like A Man”

Marcos Maidana Hopes Mayweather Will Fight “Like A Man”

By Marc Livitz: 2013 ended on the highest of notes for Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. The hard punching Argentine walked through the always brash and boisterous Adrien Broner to capture the WBA welterweight crown. Six months later, he found himself a part of a multi million dollar promotion entitled “The Moment” opposite Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Marcos Maidana Hopes Mayweather Will Fight “Like A Man”
Johnson Outworks And Outlasts Gavronski

Johnson Outworks And Outlasts Gavronski

By Marc Livitz: Tureano Johnson outlasted and outworked Mike Gavronski in a middleweight bout at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington. Johnson Outworks And Outlasts Gavronski
Arroyo Walks Through Saludar With Second Round KO

Arroyo Walks Through Saludar With Second Round KO

By Marc Livitz: McWilliams Arroyo made quick and easy work of Froilan Saludar this evening by way of an early knockout win in the second round of an IBF Flyweight championship eliminator at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Arroyo Walks Through Saludar With Second Round KO
“Robert Guerrero Anxious To Return”

“Robert Guerrero Anxious To Return”

By Marc Livitz:Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero took a huge step in 2012 when he decided to jump not one, but two weight classes up in order to pursue what he felt was his justly deserved recognition in boxing. The Gilroy, California native had fought almost exclusively as either a super featherweight or lightweight up through 2011. “Robert Guerrero Anxious To Return”
Cotto Looks To Collect From Martinez

Cotto Looks To Collect From Martinez

By Marc Livitz: As in most walks of professional sport, there are stars and then are superstars. Many would agree that far too much emphasis is placed upon a fighter’s undefeated record yet at times, a pugilist’s ever burning desire to fight the best of the best and neither take nor make excuses can allow some devotees of boxing to look past the loss column. Cotto Looks To Collect From Martinez
Rodriguez And Alcine Fight To A Draw In Montreal

Rodriguez And Alcine Fight To A Draw In Montreal

By Marc Livitz: Delvin Rodriguez worked hard this evening (when he wanted) and may have paid the price for not finishing the show. He was dealt a dubious draw this evening versus Joachim Alcine at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Rodriguez And Alcine Fight To A Draw In Montreal

Marquez and Alvarado Ready for Battle at the Forum

By Marc Livitz: Ask just about anyone in the boxing world about Juan Manuel Marquez and the majority will answer that his legacy in the sport doesn’t need to wait for when “it’s all said and done” to run its course in regard to his spectacular career.  Marquez and Alvarado Ready for Battle at the Forum
"Stiverne KO's Arreola in Six for WBC Heavyweight Title"

"Stiverne KO's Arreola in Six for WBC Heavyweight Title"

By Marc Livitz: Bermaine Stiverne grabbed the WBC heavyweight crown this evening with a sixth round knockout win over Chris Arreola at the Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California. "Stiverne KO's Arreola in Six for WBC Heavyweight Title"
Canelo And Lara Visit South Texas

Canelo And Lara Visit South Texas

By Marc Livitz reporting from San Antonio, TX: Historic Market Square in downtown San Antonio is always a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Fresh off yesterday’s public press conference in Los Angeles to promote their upcoming July 12 bout, Mexican boxing superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Cuban cum Houstonian Erislandy Lara visited the Alamo City this afternoon. Canelo And Lara Visit South Texas
Lopez Scores 5th Round TKO Over Martinez  

Lopez Scores 5th Round TKO Over Martinez  

By Marc Livitz: Josesito Lopez may have started conservatively this evening at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort in Rancho Mirage, California in his clash with Aron Martinez, but he picked up the pace en route to a fifth round TKO win. Lopez Scores 5th Round TKO Over Martinez  
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Discusses Maidana And His Future

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Discusses Maidana And His Future

By Marc Livitz: As May 3 draws near, the boxing world is slowly turning its collective head from left to right as the sport’s second highest attraction makes way for the long running first. Regardless of how we may care to give Floyd Mayweather, Jr. a second’s notice or even the proverbial time of day, there can be no confusion. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Discusses Maidana And His Future
Marcos Maidana Looks to Bring the Pain to Mayweather

Marcos Maidana Looks to Bring the Pain to Mayweather

By Marc Livitz: The limelight within the realm of professional prizefighting is craved and demanded by some, while also avoided and deemed irrelevant by others. In but a few weeks’ time, perhaps the two most glaring examples of the need for attention and contentment with solitude will be on display in Las Vegas Marcos Maidana Looks to Bring the Pain to Mayweather
Ortiz KO's Barrett in Four

Ortiz KO's Barrett in Four

By Marc Livitz: Luis Ortiz pushed and punched Monte Barrett around for just over three rounds this evening en route to a fourth round knockout win at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Ortiz KO's Barrett in Four
“The Moment” Undercard Notes & Quotes

“The Moment” Undercard Notes & Quotes

By Marc Livitz: Bad news travels fast, or so we have all heard at one or more times in our lives. Those of us who are seen as bad apples can travel even faster and sometimes the bad one can ultimately laugh all the way to the bank. Such is the case with boxing’s number one attraction, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. “The Moment” Undercard Notes & Quotes
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