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...

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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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