Boxing was my dad's dream but fire in me still burns
By David Kelly
It wasn't meant to be this way, or was it? Sitting in Tony and Jen's coffee shop on the Lisburn Road, Nonito Donaire ponders a 35-year-old journey during which he dreamed of becoming an artist and largely held a cold indifference to a sport that transformed his life.
FRANK GONZALEZ JR
ADRIEN BRONER & JESSIE VARGAS FIGHT TO HIGHLY ENTERTAINING MAJORITY DRAW SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME® FROM BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN
Four-division world champion Adrien Broner and two-division world champion Jessie Vargas fought to a highly entertaining 12-round majority draw Saturday night on SHOWTIME in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING in front of 13,964 fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
Photos by Mary Ann Owen
Story by Butch Gottlieb
Friday night proved to be a great homecoming for UNLV student Max Ornelas as fought for his first title in his schools home arena and dominated former 3 time champion Tony Lopez in the process, final scores were 80-72, 79-73 & 79-73
Ornelas never let Lopez get set while dominating with his jab followed by left hooks and straight right hands. Lopez tried but was frustrated by Ornelas' movement.
Chris Jan Jaszczuk
Back to the future with
Hall of Famer Virgil Hill
Virgil "Quicksilver" Hill has gone back to the future, parlaying what he learned as an amateur boxer into a Olympic silver medal, five world titles in two weight class, induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF), and now giving back as a Los Angeles-based boxing coach and invaluable member of the USA Boxing Alumni Association.
DONAIRE SAYS BOXING WAS FATHERS DREAM
VARGAS-BRONER ENDS IN AN UNPOPULAR DRAW
GOOSSEN SAYS KHAN READY
BACK TO THE FUTURE
ORNELAS DOMINATES IN WINNING FIRST TITLE
Amir Khan’s trainer reveals big changes ahead
of Phil Lo Greco fight
AMIR KHAN’s trainer Joe Goossen has said he will add some “Mexican style” boxing to the fight against Phil Lo Greco on Saturday.
By MIKAEL MCKENZIE
Khan has been knocked out three times in his career but Goossen is hoping to rid the rumors that his fighter has a glass chin.
The Bolton boxer has not been in the ring for two years, ever since he suffered a brutal knock out at the hands of Canelo Alvarez.