The late great Bert Randolph Sugar used to growl, "You could get a better decision in most fights by getting a 12-year old boy to watch one without any instruction and then telling him to walk over and lift the hand of the winner."
Are you at least 12 years old? I promise that you'll never have a b ... More >>
To call Timothy Bradley's split decision over Manny Pacquiao late Saturday night/Sunday morning a bad decision is to miss the point entirely. God knows there have been classic bad decisions in boxing history--the first being the Joe Louis-Jersey Joe Wolcott fight in 1947. Louis was awarded a decis ... More >>
Filipino boxer/congressman/Roman Catholic Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao's idiotic comments about why he opposes gay marriage are based on the same Biblical bullshit that inspires the lunatics at the Westboro Baptist Church to picket funerals. The overall theme: "fags" must die.If you missed it, in respons ... More >>
Manny Pacquiao's feeling the heat from the homosexual community over comments he apparently didn't even make.The "journalist" who published an article that attributed a quote from the Bible calling for the death of homosexuals to Pacquiao has since backed off his claim that Pacquiao's the one who re ... More >>
*UPDATE* See our list of gay people who could beat the crap out of Pacquiao by clicking here.Lovable Filipino boxer/congressman Manny Pacquiao, it turns out, is a bit of a dick.In response to President Barack Obama's announcement that he's now pro-gay marriage, Pacquiao says he doesn't agree with th ... More >>
As we reported in a previous post, Filipino boxer/congressman/Roman Catholic Manny Pacquiao doesn't agree with President Barack Obama (and the majority of Americans) that gay people should have the right to get married. Not only doesn't Pacquiao agree with Obama, he cites a passage in the bible that ... More >>
I'm absolutely neutral on the subject of Tim Tebow, but I can say conclusively that nothing he has said so far has pissed me off as much as the people who are arguing about him have.
First of all, Tebow hasn't yet done anything to justify two -- count them, two -- Sports Illustrated covers ... More >>
It's amazing how many years you can watch boxing and still miss the obvious. I've now watched last Saturday's welterweight title fight between the champion, Filipino Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, and Mexican challenger Juan Manuel Marquez, twice and did not notice what is clear as a bell for round one i ... More >>
Police in Colorado broke up the Occupy Denver encampment, making 17 arrests in the process. The Denver Post reports "Police told the protesters they needed to remove anything that was blocking the sidewalk," and that, according to a spokesperson, "People are still allowed to sleep on the side ... More >>
On Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather stepped in and administered a lethal left-right combination to Victor Ortiz that produced the most stunning knockout of Mayweather's professional career. That he would have punched a guy who simply wanted to hug him seems to have offended millions of viewers ar ... More >>
If you've been wondering why Floyd Mayweather has, for the past two years, been unable to come to terms with Manny Pacquiao for a fight which could gross $100 million — or is that $150 million? — then take a look at this bit from HBO's pre-fight publicity series, Mayweather vs. Ortiz 2 ... More >>
We scored the Manny Pacquiao-Antonio Margarito super welterweight fight Saturday night a perfect shutout for Manny, 12 rounds to zero for Margarito, and fully agree with Tim Smith of the Daily News, who wrote yesterday that "By the sixth round it ceased to be sport -- there was nothing compet ... More >>
Some things go down in history because they're remarkable: Baby scales Mount Everest, by accident! Some things go down in history because of what they are, whether anyone cares or not: The third summit meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia is happen ... More >>
(Bebeto Matthews/AP via the MLB)Cotto (L) and Foreman at the stadiumThere are lots of Jews and Puerto Ricans in New York. And that, once you sweep away a fine layer of euphemism, is why boxing is returning to Yankee Stadium tomorrow night after a 34-year hiatus.
Yuri Foreman is an Orthodox J ... More >>
In 1982, I wrote my first story for the Voice, a profile of Bert Randolph Sugar, then editor of Ring Magazine. The piece was hooked to the Larry Holmes-Gerry Cooney heavyweight championship fight, still one of the biggest-grossing bouts in boxing history.
Twenty-eight years later, Sugar is ... More >>