Canelo Alvarez's flaw
Make no mistake about it; Canelo Alvarez is a helluva fighter. He’s got power, an iron-jaw, and balls. Those gifts possessed by the reigning Jr. Middleweight Champion are his calling cards.
The 2nd West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame shines
By John J. Raspanti: Filled with tears, memories, and glory, The West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame held its second annual event this Sunday at the Garland Hotel in North Hollywood, California.
Entertaining boxing book for the very young
By John J. Raspanti: “Boxing looks like fun,” said five-year-old Avery Johnson after reading the recently published illustrated children’s book, B is for Boxing written by former professional fighter Dimitry Salita, legendary Hall of Fame publicist Bill Caplan, and Dmitry’s brother Michael.
Alvarez stops Smith to capture WBO title
Alvarez stops Smith to win WBO title: By John J. Raspanti
Canelo Alvarez captured the WBO super middleweight championship by stopping game former titleholder Liam Smith (23-1-1, 13 KOs) in round nine at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Saturday night.
Unlike some recent opponents, like Erislandy Lara and Floyd Mayweather, Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) didn’t have to chase Smith. The Liverpool native came right at him in the first few rounds.
Incorporating supplements into a boxing training regime
Boxing is a sport that requires the human body working at full capacity. An injury can be a devastating setback to the rise of a fighter, to the point where many boxers compete whilst nursing issues that should keep them out of a fight. Losses as a result are some of the hardest to swallow for both the fighter and fans. Aside from injury, the intensity at which boxers train means that their dietary requirements are sky-high and their potential for exhaustion is heightened.