Boxing Officials’ Inclusion of Pro Fighters in Olympic Games Is Bad Idea

Boxing Officials’ Inclusion of Pro Fighters in Olympic Games Is Bad Idea

Boxing was the only Olympic sport that was entirely made up of amateur competitors, until now. The President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), Ching-Kuo Wu, held a special meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, to allow professional boxers to compete to qualify for the Games in Rio in August 2016. The rule change had overwhelming […]

Canelo Alvarez Is the Epitomy of Greatness

Canelo Alvarez Is the Epitomy of Greatness

In Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night, May 7,  2016, Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez, boxing mega-stars faced off for one the year’s biggest fight thus far. Anytime either steps in the ring, those watching are in for a treat. Alvarez, who is mentored and promoted by the all-time great Oscar De La Hoya, has […]

Manny Pacquiao Makes Anti-Gay Comment and Loses Nike as His Biggest Fan

Manny Pacquiao Makes Anti-Gay Comment and Loses Nike as His Biggest Fan

Filipino professional boxer and world champion, Manny Pacquiao, officially lost Nike as his biggest fan on Feb. 17, 2016, due to an anti-gay comment. He was endorsed by the multi-billion dollar company, but they decided to part ways with the boxer in response to the derogatory comment he made that was indirectly targeted towards the LGBT […]

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