Boxing is a metaphor for the food chain of human life and the fight arenas for these high level gladiatorial events, dotted as they always are with winners and losers, constitute part of the drama.
I do branding for a living and so I appreciate the confidence Estaifan has in who he is and what he stands for. He uses his life experience to connect with others and make even a short cab ride a memorable experience.
Imagine if the nearly 17,000-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena was empty when Mayweather and his entourage arrived. Friends, THAT pay-per-view party would be at my house. I'll buy the fight, you bring the chicken wings.
I expected more form "The Fight of The Century" after spending $100. But after viewing the match, though, I knew instantly that one boxer came to fight. I also knew that another boxer showed up to implement the sporting version of a computer formula in the ring.
It's giant by cake standards, as Manny Pacquiao only stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall in the first place.
Fans of boxing deserve champions not only inside the ring, but also outside of it. Mayweather may have won this fight but it doesn't really matter. He could defeat 10 more Manny Pacquiao's but he will never be remembered the way Pacman will be -- as a true fighter. "Money" stands for nothing. He may be undefeated, but he is not a champion.
The fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao has been hyped as the "Fight of the Century," and it is the largest purse ever offered, but it can't compare to the clash between the two undefeated champions who stepped into the ring at a time of tremendous turmoil in 1971.
Here was someone who overcame all the odds--raised in abject poverty to become a record-setting boxer despite his size. Here are four Pacquiao fights that coincided with milestones in my family's autoimmune/cancer/bipolar journey.
I recently sat down with Former heavyweight champion, George Foreman, at his 40-acre property in the outskirts of Houston, Texas. The interview is for...
If Manny Pacquiao wins his next bout, he will inspire a nation. If he loses, it will signal the slow decline inevitable in a sport that favors the young.
Juan Manuel Marquez knocked out Manny Pacquiao in the sixth round Saturday night in their fourth fight. Bob Arum's first word... rematch!
The problem in political discourse these days is that too many on the right and the left operate with simplistic assumptions about the Bible that just don't hold up when you read it thoughtfully.
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Heavy on foreplay, but little in the way of prolonged action, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's debut on Fox lasted all of 64 seconds.
Another night, another boxing controversy. Manny Pacquiao escaped with a narrow majority decision over Juan Manuel Marquez. Marquez stormed out of the ring.
I recently sat down with boxer Bernard Hopkins for an episode of "In Depth." The 46-year-old recently surpassed George Foreman as the oldest boxer to win a championship.