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45 Greatest Fighters Of The Last 45 Years – 21: Felix “Tito” Trinidad

My father idolized Roberto Clemente. Clemente is the greatest athlete ever to come from my father’s Puerto Rican homeland. The only other athlete from Puerto Rico that came close to his love for the legendary Clemente was Felix “Tito” Trinidad. My father used to tell anyone who listened that Trinidad closely resembled my father’s fighting…

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45 Greatest Fighters Of The Last 45 Years – 22: Oscar de la Hoya

If you think Saul Canelo Alvarez is divisive in terms of popularity amongst modern day boxing fans, he had nothing on his former mentor and promoter, Oscar de la Hoya. The self-proclaimed “Golden Boy” was immensely popular among Mexican-American and female boxing fans. When it came to traditional hardcore boxing fans, the reviews were mixed….

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45 Greatest Fighters Of The Last 45 Years – 28: Julio Cesar Chavez

Outside of African-American boxers, the culture that dominated the sport hail from Mexico. The most beloved fighter ever to come out of Mexico is Julio Cesar Chavez. Chavez was the prototypical Mexican fighter; great chin, tremendous body puncher and an incredible will. These attributes, plus his winning world titles at 130, 135 and 140 lbs.,…

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Jake Paul’s KO Of Ben Askren, Oscar De La Hoya’s Commentary Highlight Absurd Triller PPV

A man holding a sign that said “Why TF Am I Here?,” a commentary team which included Snoop Dogg, Oscar De La Hoya, Al Bernstein (all probably not sober by the way), a controversial ending that certainly had theatrics and a giant robot accompanying Jake Paul to the boxing ring were major parts of Triller’s…

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Greatest Knockouts in Boxing History: 30-26

This is the continuation of Robert Silva’s countdown of the greatest knockouts in boxing history. You can read his previous pieces below. 50-46 45-41 40-36 35-31 30: Wilfred Benitez Vs Maurice Hope May 23, 1981 Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: Caesar’s Palace In my soon to be 44 years of watching and following the sport of…

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Top Five – Conor McGregor Is The Star Of The UFC’s Go Big Presser

Check out our latest Top Five – Conor McGregor is the star of the UFC’s Go Big presser.

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