Hi i am from Paris love boxing and appreciate your blog i spend a part of this night on it. Now i am just posting this to ask why there is not articles on old fights ? Or old boxers ezzard charles joe walcott ?? Wow thank you! Are you asking me why is there not any articles of old fights that I have posted? Or just in general? If you’re wondering why I haven’t posted...
junicab asked: Hey ashley what are your thoughts and prediction on saul vs trout and also on mayweather vs guererro I know it's early cause he only had one fight but what did you think about zhou shimings performance?
Alvarez vs. Trout is TONIGHT!
Don’t forget to watch Canelo Alvarez vs. Austin Trout is tonight on Showtime at 10pm ET CLICK HERE to make your predictions for the fight! Will it be by Knockout (KO), Unanimous Decision (UD), Split Decision (SD) or Draw?
CLICK HERE to read about Andre Ward being stripped... →
This is an article I did for East Side Boxing on Andre Ward and the World Boxing Council decision to strip him of his belt. Go check it out!
Prose and Pugilism Instagram
Hey everyone! I decided to make a Prose and Pugilism boxing IG account. I thought it would be fun way to connect to more boxing fans! Be sure to follow it! @ProseAndPugilism —- Ashley
Don't Forget to Watch Donaire vs. Rigondeaux...
Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux tonight at on HBO 11 P.M EST Be sure to CLICK HERE and make your predictions for the fight! Knockout (KO) Unanimous Decision (UD) Split Decision (SD) or Draw?
Predictions for Rios vs. Alvarado II tonight?
It should be another great fight! CLICK HERE and let me know your predictions! Knockout (KO) Unanimous Decision (UD) Split Decision (SD) or Draw?
A Moment In History
49 years ago today on February 25th, 1964, 22 year old Cassius Clay defeats Sonny Liston to win the world heavyweight title. Clay comes out to meet Liston and Liston starts to retreat, if Liston goes back an inch farther he’ll end up in a ringside seat. Clay swings with his left, Clay swings with his right, Look at young Cassius carry the fight Liston keeps backing, but...
The loss just made me hungry; it made me want to go out and win another title.– Tommy Hearns
qtrjuicenchips asked: did u watch the adrien broner fight?! btw may 4th is goin to be epic
alwayshector asked: I've been following you for awhile and I gotta say this has to be one of my favorite blogs. Keep up the great work. Quick question, any boxing books you'd recommend?
Floyd Mayweather Makes Ground-Breaking Deal With...
A lot of boxing fans may have heard about Floyd Mayweather’s new deal with Showtime. Mayweather made a PPV deal with Showtime Networks Inc. and parent company CBS Corporation to promote Mayweather’s events on the CBS television network and via the corporations other expansive media platforms. This deal will enable Mayweather will enable him to fight up to 6 times over a 30 month...
UPDATED Boxing Schedule
Hello everyone! It has been a while but I am back! I have finally updated the boxing schedule for this year up until May 25th. Please feel free to CLICK HERE and check it out!
Victor Ortiz's Jaw X-Ray
This is the x-ray that Victor Ortiz released of his jaw after the fight with Josesito Lopez. Would you like to see a rematch between Victor and Josesito?
somecallhimpaul asked: Have you listened to Mulvaney's podcast about what happened with Broner? Go to ESPN's boxing page and check it out.
There ain’t nothing like being in the corner, and the trainer is...– George Foreman
patrickandmarcus asked: If or when, broner gets that cranium cracked, it'll be glorious. The difference between him and Floyd is that was p4p rated for years before he created his money persona. Broner has one paper belt to his name.
Broner defeats Escobedo by TKO in 5th
After everything that has happened, I wasn’t really expecting the fight to happen, but it did. Adrien Broner’s initial weight was supposed to be 130lbs but he came in at 133.5 lbs at the weigh in on Friday. In result he was fined 20% ($60,000) of his $300,000 purse according to ESPN’s Dan Rafael. They decided to give him one more chance to make weight at 140lbs but then...
A boxing match is like a cowboy movie. There’s got to be good guys and there’s...– Sonny Liston
Rhythm is everything in boxing. Every move you make starts with your heart, and...– Sugar Ray Robinson
Victor Ortiz Has Jaw Surgery
During the fight with Josesito Lopez, Victor Ortiz suffered two fractures in the right side of his jaw along with internal bleeding. He had surgery Sunday and has remained hospitalized at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California according to his manager Rolando Arellano. Arellano also mentions that Ortiz’s first fracture was suffered during the 5th round of...
Biggest Upset of the Year: Victor Ortiz loses to...
Victor Ortiz quits again at the 9th round from what he claims to be a broken jaw. What do you think about this? Who will Saul “Canelo” Alvarez fight now?
Antonio Tarver Tests Positive For Steroids
According to ESPN, Cruiserweight Antonio Tarver has tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone in a pre-fight urine test by the California State Commission for his fight with Lateef Kayode on June 2nd. This makes Tarver the third high profile fighter in the past two months that has tested positive for a banned substance. Steve Feder, Kayode’s manager, responds...
Then & Now
Roberto Duran and Sugar Ray Leonard
There was nothing there, nothing to suggest it was even close. If you were being...– Andre Ward
Saul Alvarez vs. Victor Ortiz Finalized For...
First it was Paul Williams, then James Kirkland… I guess third time’s the charm. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (40-0-1 29 KO’s) will fight Victor Ortiz (29-3-2 22 KO’s) on September 15th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Jhonny Gonzales vs. Daniel Ponce de Leon will be on the card as well. Ortiz has a fight later this month against Josesito Lopez (June...
Pacquiao vs. Bradley: The Aftermath
* Picture Credit to The Sweet Science So most of us boxing fans have seen/heard about the surprising split decision win for Timothy Bradley last weekend in his fight against Manny Pacquiao. The boxing world has been outraged at the decision and there are even those who feel the fight may had been a rigged decision that has some connection to Bob Arum. ESPN’s Dan Rafael scored the fight...
Andre Ward vs. Chad Dawson is OFFICIAL
It has been officially announced that Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO) and Chad Dawson (31-1, 17 KO) will face off in Oakland’s Oracle Arena on September 8th on HBO. Antonio DeMarco (27-2-1, 20 KO) is defending his title against John Molina (23-1, 19 KO) as the opener. Who do you think will win Ward vs. Dawson? What about DeMarco vs. Molina?
Antonio Margarito Retires From Boxing
Antonio Margarito released a statment saying, I always told my family and team that I would walk away from boxing when I felt I could no longer compete at the level I believed I needed to be, in order to be successful. Although the passion and drive are still there, I have to accept that my time to walk away has arrived. I leave the cuts, bruises, and sweat, but I’m not leaving the...
When you saw me in the boxing ring fighting, it wasn’t just so I could...– Muhammad Ali
"Sugar" Shane Mosley and "Winky" Wright Announced...
It’s nice to know that some boxers know when to move on. Both just had fights recently. Wright fought Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin this past weekend (June 2nd) and Mosley fought Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on the Mayweather vs. Cotto undercard in May. Both beaten by younger talent, thankfully both realize that it’s over. There’s no harm in that. Enjoy...
Kirkland withdrawals from fight with Alvarez
The reason, they told ESPN.com, was a combination of Kirkland’s surgically repaired right shoulder giving him problems in his first workout on Thursday night and dissatisfaction over his purse for the fight, which was slated to be close to $1 million. — Dan Rafael
James Kirkland to fight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez
According to ESPN, James Kirkland is gong to replace Paul Williams who suffered a devasating and career-ending spinal injury, in the fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. They will be fighting for the WBC junior middleweight title. Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer comments on Canelo Alvarez when he was told the news of his injuries. “Canelo was very saddened. He couldn’t believe it and was in...
[Doctors] told me there’s a very slight chance of walking, because the...– Paul Williams
mikestrongandtrue asked: Peace Ashley, good to meet you. I box and got a passion for training. love what you wrote "They’re like epic stories unfolding right before your eyes." Real talk. New to tumblr, but it be cool to be friends. Respect from NY. P.S Larry David is NUTS.
Breaking News: Paul Williams in Motorcycle...
Paul Williams is seriously injured and according to his manager, George Peterson, doctors said that his career is over and most likely will never walk again! Horrible news! He’s in good spirits though. Prayers go out to Paul Williams!
Johnny Tapia 1967-2012
Five-time boxing champion, Johnny Tapia was found dead by one of his family members on May 27th in his Albuquerque home. He was 45 years old. Throughout Tapia’s career he had struggled with drug/alcohol addiction along with depression. There has not been an official cause of death reported. There will be an autopsy preformed within the next few days. Prayers go out to Tapia’s...
Berto a victim of cross-contamination?
I checked my Instagram account and I see that Andre Berto’s sister had something to say referring to a picture I posted of her brother a week ago. We’ve all heard about the whole Berto/steroids fiasco and once the word got out all the media sites were making him out to be the bad guy because usually in these cases when someone has tested positive for a banned substance, it...
junior-contreras-deactivated201 asked: there opponents ortiz and khan I mean these guys took the time to get into pure fighting shape and for there fight to get cancelled I sort of wish they would just fight each other (ORTIZ VS KHAN) if it's possible well not sure what else to say I mean it is what it is and there is nothing anyone can do about it what do you think is next for cotto and what do you think is next for alvarez?