Articles By: Marcos Villegas

Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu enough in a fight? Rickson Gracie gives his take

Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu enough in a fight? Rickson Gracie gives his take

Our David Ortiz is a lucky dude. He had a chance to speak to Rickson Gracie for about thirty minutes that other day on a variety of subjects ranging from Gracie’s new Jiu-Jitsu Global Federation, Steven Segal, his son Kron’s eventual MMA debut and much more. We will of course release bits and pieces of […]

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Mayweather Sr. picks Robert Duran over Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. in fantasy fight

Mayweather Sr. picks Robert Duran over Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. in fantasy fight

So we all love talking fantasy fights. It is a theme amongst boxing fans in which it allows them to tout how great their favorite fighter was regardless of the era they were in. It makes for some fun and sometimes feisty fodder amongst fans but one thing is for sure, it makes whoever they […]

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Bob Arum and the two day orgy he had with Muhammad Ali after the Thrilla in Manilla

Bob Arum and the two day orgy he had with Muhammad Ali after the Thrilla in Manilla

Bob Arum is like that kooky grandpa you had growing up as a child. You would never know what would come out of his mouth and you always worried he would say something so outlandish that you would just shake your head. As you got older you would realize grandpa was actually a funny dude […]

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Tyson Fury vs. Alexander Ustinov full weigh in & face off video

Tyson Fury vs. Alexander Ustinov full weigh in & face off video

Full weights from Manchester, England: Tyson Fury 257 vs. Alexander Ustinov 280 Billy Joe Saunders 159.5 vs. Emanuele Blandamura 159.4 (vacant European middleweight championship) Liam Smith 154 vs. Jason Welborn 153.2 (British light-middleweight title) Terry Flanagan 135 vs. Martin Gethin 134.6 (vacant British lightweight title Jack Catterall 139.5 vs. Nathan Brough 140 Ronnie Heffron 152 […]

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Golovkin vs. Geale full weigh in video and face off

Golovkin vs. Geale full weigh in video and face off

Weights from Maidson Square Garden: Gennady Golovkin 159.8 vs. Daniel Geale 159.2 (WBA middleweight championship) Bryant Jennings 222.6 vs. Mike Perez 242.2 Ola Afolabi 198.6 vs. Anthony Caputo Smith 199.2 Dusty Hernandez-Harrison 147.6 vs. Wilfredo Acuna 147.8 Julian Rodriguez 141.6 vs. Yankton Southern 140.6 Full weigh in video below:

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Tyson Fury goes to town on current crop of heavyweights in epic press conference rant

Tyson Fury goes to town on current crop of heavyweights in epic press conference rant

Love him or hate him, Tyson Fury is must watch TV whenever he fights. The dude is gifted in one of the most essential things in the fight game: Promotion. So many boxers and fighters now a days are just so plain. Devoid of personality due to managers and PR people morphing their personalities so […]

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Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale: Golovkin full media workout video

Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale: Golovkin full media workout video

Gennady Golovkin quiet possibly is the most dangerous man in boxing at this point in time. With 16 straight knockouts and a KO percentage of 90%, it is no surprise he remains one of the most avoided fighters in the middleweight division. This Saturday he looks to add to the ratio and streak as he […]

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Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves: Rios media workout highlights

Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves: Rios media workout highlights

Brandon Rios is set to make his return after almost 9 months since his last bout which was a loss to Manny Pacquiao in what looks to be a tough match with Argentine Diego Chaves in Las Vegas. The bout will be on HBO at The Cosmopolitan and offers Chaves the chance to get a […]

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Ronda Rousey bff Marina Shafir killing the mitts with Coach Edmond

Ronda Rousey bff Marina Shafir killing the mitts with Coach Edmond

Ronda Rousey protege and overall BFF Marina Shafir is still a growing fighter with aspirations to make a splash in the big leagues at one point in the near future. Recently turning pro back in April of this year, Shafir is scheduled to fight at Chaos In The Cage next month in only her second […]

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Evander Holyfield on feels Deontay WIlder can bring the heavyweight division back. Speaks on NVBHOF induction.

Evander Holyfield on feels Deontay WIlder can bring the heavyweight division back. Speaks on NVBHOF induction.

We all know that the heavyweight division is a distant memory of what it was back in the 90′s and late 2000′s. For many boxing fans, the sole reason why they became fans in the first place was due to classic heavyweight battles. There’s something about really really big dudes bashing each other over the […]

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Marcos Maidana on why he did better than Guerrero & Canelo against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Marcos Maidana on why he did better than Guerrero & Canelo against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

As Marcos Maidana and Floyd Mayweather Jr. descended on Los Angeles yesterday to finish off their five city press tour, I pondered a question. Why was Marcos Maidana able to have such success against a guy who recently has shut out fighters who are rugged and come forward. In Mayweather’s matches with Robert Guerrero and […]

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Floyd Mayweather responds to dirty elbow tactics & if he would fight on 4th of July weekend

Floyd Mayweather responds to dirty elbow tactics & if he would fight on 4th of July weekend

Since the beginning of the Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 press tour, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has made it a point to express that he was not happy with the way Marcos Maidana fought him last May. He points out the manner in which he received elbows, blows to the back of the head and punches to […]

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Canelo vs. Lara & the matter of perspective in judging fights

Canelo vs. Lara & the matter of perspective in judging fights

By Sammy Perez Is judging really a matter of perspective? On Saturday night we got that question after the Erislandy Lara/Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez main event at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. The fight, which was a close one, ended in a split decision victory for Alvarez. Though I thought Lara (19-2-2, 12 KO’s) […]

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Mayweather vs. Maidana 2- Full New York kick off press conference video

Mayweather vs. Maidana 2- Full New York kick off press conference video

Well here we go again! Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana will rematch on Sept 13th at the MGM Grand in a follow up to their rough and tumble affair back in May of this year. Both men are embarking on a multi-city press tour, something that was not done for the first fight. With […]

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#canelolara pro’s picks- Andre Ward, Berto, Malginaggi, Porter & others chime in

#canelolara pro’s picks- Andre Ward, Berto, Malginaggi, Porter & others chime in

In this edition of pro’s picks, we talk to a a handful of fighters about the upcoming match-up between Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara. By the looks of it even the pro’s seem split as just about everyone we have spoken to is not to sure who will win on Saturday night at the MGM […]

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Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislady Lara full weigh in & face off video

Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislady Lara full weigh in & face off video

Well folks, the weigh between Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara took place earlier today at The MGM Grand in what was a pro-Canelo crowd. Both fighters made the contracted weight of 155 lbs as we caught the sights and sounds of the weigh-in in full in this video below! Full weights from Las Vegas: Saul […]

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Canelo Alvarez says he is done talking and is ready to fight. Tells you who to bet on World Cup Final

Canelo Alvarez says he is done talking and is ready to fight. Tells you who to bet on World Cup Final

We are one day away from Canelo vs. Lara and really all that could be said has been said. No talk or comment could change anything that could happen in the ring tomorrow night and frankly both fighters share the same feelings. Lara said it in interviews with press yesterday and Canelo shared the same […]

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Erislandy Lara wants to take Canelo into deep water and hopes to drown him

Erislandy Lara wants to take Canelo into deep water and hopes to drown him

Canelo Alvarez has fought 44 times in a pro career that started back when he was 15 years old. Yea, kids turn pro in Mexico at that age. Tough times call for extraordinary situations and Canelo has been in his fair share of 12 round fights. Erislandy Lara wants to take the Mexican into deep […]

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Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara- Final press conference video & intense face off

Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara- Final press conference video & intense face off

Just two days are left before Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara step foot in the ring on Showtime PPV and many fans are split on who will win the fight. Current Vegas odds have Canelo the 2-1 favorite over Lara but which ever way you go, who ever you ask, many people see this as […]

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Canelo Alvarez says he will pressure Erislandy Lara intelligently & look for combinations on July 12th

Canelo Alvarez says he will pressure Erislandy Lara intelligently & look for combinations on July 12th

When Canelo Alvarez steps in the ring against Erislandy Lara this Saturday on Showtime PPV, expect him to fight the fight we expected him to fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. One in which he is some sort of crazed testosterone filled Honey badger just going ape shit over the pure awesomeness of being a freaking […]

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