Mailbag: Demise of Pacquiao-Mayweather, B-Hop's bad decision
Against Alatorre, Ortiz showed his trademark power and speed, overcoming a slow start to punish Alatorre over the final five rounds before the referee stepped in.
Ortiz's next shot at redemption is a big one: In May, he will face veteran lightweight champion
Now, on to the mailbag ...
The Nevada Commission is well-respected and has busted illegal drug users (most recently
Agreed. Valero is tremendously exciting with the kind of power that could make him a very popular fighter in the U.S. Like most writers, I have my questions about his chin (more so about the fact that his style leaves it out there wide open), but he answered a lot of questions about his toughness when he beat down
You make a valid argument. If this fight were taking place in May 2009 (when Mosley would be coming off a three-month layoff) instead of May 2010 (when Mosley will be fighting for the first time in 15 months), I would lean toward Mosley. The way he dismantled
Adamek's not fighting a Klitschko, and I don't blame him. It's a suicide mission. I was at Adamek's most recent fight, against
There is no point -- I repeat, none -- to this fight whatsoever. This is an embarrassment for boxing and I point the finger right at Hopkins for making it happen. Jones is just collecting one last payday. He knows, just as everyone knows, that he has been a shot fighter since
Actually, I like this matchup. Foreman has been getting killed in the press, but it's mostly by people who look at his low knockout numbers (eight in 28 fights) and not his fights. I was ringside for his last fight with
For Cotto, it's a chance to establish himself as the face of a new division. Name me the best 154-pounders.