Category: Sports

Carlos Colon: WWE HALL OF FAME

WWE Hall of Fame: The reason that Carlos Colon was inducted this year New WWE Hall of Fame inductee Car­los Colon was one of the biggest pro­fes­sion­al wrestling stars in Puer­to Rico his­to­ry. How­ev­er, that might not be the rea­son that the WWE chose Car­los Colon in 2014 as PWInsider.com report­ed on March 20 that it might be part of a deal to help the WWE pur­chase the World Wrestling Coun­cil (WWC) video library. The WWC video library is some­thing that the WWE sees great val­ue in as they pre­pare to move the WWE Net­work from the U.S. shores...

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30 Most Surprising Photos of the Month

The body of box­er Christo­pher Rivera, who was shot to death on Sun­day, is propped up in a fake box­ing ring dur­ing his wake at the com­mu­ni­ty recre­ation cen­ter with­in the pub­lic hous­ing project where he lived in San Juan, Puer­to Rico, Fri­day, Jan. 31, 2014.  Elsie Rodriguez, vice pres­i­dent of the Marin funer­al home, explained that Rivera had asked his fam­i­ly that if he died, he want­ed his funer­al to make ref­er­ence to his box­ing career. See more sur­pris­ing pic­tures at...

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Miguel Cotto’s brutal win over Delvin Rodriguez sets up potential fights against Canelo Alvarez, Sergio Martinez

Kevin Iole October 6, 2013 Fred­die Roach has trained some of the great­est fight­ers of the last 25 years, includ­ing Man­ny Pac­quiao, Mike Tyson, Bernard Hop­kins, Vir­gil Hill, James Toney and a slew of oth­ers.  He made a state­ment a few days ago that was large­ly over­looked, but one that was aston­ish­ing giv­en the cal­iber of fight­ers he’s han­dled.  “This is the best train­ing camp I’ve ever had with any fight­er.,” Roach said before Miguel Cot­to was to take on Delvin Rodriguez on Sat­ur­day at the Amway Cen­ter in Orlan­do, Fla. Roach trained Cot­to for the first time on Sat­ur­day,...

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Cotto stops Rodriguez in 3rd

ORLANDO, Fla. — Miguel Cot­to stopped Delvin Rodriguez in the third round Sat­ur­day night in a junior mid­dleweight bout at Amway Cen­ter. Cot­to improved to 38–4 with his 31st knock­out, work­ing quick­ly in his first fight since los­ing being unan­i­mous­ly out­point­ed by Austin Trout in Decem­ber. Rodriguez dropped to 28−7−3. “It feels good to win and be able to do it in front of a won­der­ful crowd,” Cot­to said. “I thought I hit him with some good shots ear­ly and I was able to get the stop.” Cot­to attacked Rodriguez from the sound of the bell, going after him...

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Miguel Cotto vs. Delvin Rodriguez

HBO BOXING® PRESENTS A SPLIT-SITE, WORLD-CLASS TRIPLEHEADER HEADLINED BY TWO OF BOXING’S BIGGEST STARS WHEN  WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: MIGUEL COTTO VS. DELVIN RODRIGUEZ,  TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. ANDREY KLIMOV AND WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. ALEXANDER POVETKIN IS SEEN SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013             WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, HBO Sports’ flag­ship box­ing series, presents a dyna­mite split-site triple­head­er head­lined by the return of two of the sport’s biggest stars on SATURDAY, OCT. 5. The action begins at 3:30 p.m. (live ET/­tape-delayed PT) with the heavy­weight title fight WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. ALEXANDER POVETKIN from SC Olimpiyskiy Are­na in Moscow. Fol­low­ing a replay of the...

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