La ‘enfermedad’ de Pacquiao

Sun Jan 6 6:41pm


Por Alejandro Figueroa / @alexfigueroa_13

Para FOX Deportes

La radio filipina lanza, en voz de un neurólogo: Manny Pacquiao tiene principios de Parkinson.

En ‘defensa’ de Pacquiao salió Juan Carlos Torres, director ejecutivo de Zanfer, la promotora encargada de la representación de… Juan Manuel Márquez. Aunque despistado, pues en su comunicado señala como irresponsable la versión de que el filipino tiene “principios de Alzheimer”.

Es ¿Parkinson o Alzheimer?

Lo importante, ¿Manny padece alguna de esas enfermedades?

Bienvenidos al patio trasero del boxeo.

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Dawson-Hopkins II warms up fight fans for big Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Thu May 3 12:27am


By Jose M. Romero

For FOX Deportes

 Things that make boxing great: The personalities in the game.

The scores to settle. The entrances. The pre-fight hype. Jim Lampley calling the action and the expertise of Emanuel Steward and Max Kellerman.

We got all of that this past Saturday night on HBO with the Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson rematch.

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HBO’s Mayweather-Cotto show no good for Mayweather

Mon Apr 30 1:26pm

By Jose M. Romero

For FOX Deportes

Riveting as “24/7 Mayweather-Cotto” on HBO is, I can’t get past how arrogant  Floyd “Money” Mayweather comes off in front of the camera.

This is coming from someone who rooted for Antonio Margarito to knock out Miguel Cotto, Mayweather’s opponent in Las Vegas this weekend on Cinco de Mayo.  Cotto and Margarito first fought in the summer of 2008; I watched from a sports bar in Chicago.  

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Benavidez brothers

Mon Apr 23 9:34pm

By Jose M. Romero

For Fox Deportes

PHOENIX – One brother has already fought on big stages, in Las Vegas and Texas as part of the undercards of three different Manny Pacquiao fights and another involving Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

The other brother seeks to leave his older, more established sibling’s shadow, and it’s only a matter of time before it happens. But there is no conflict between the fighting Benavidez brothers of Los Angeles by way of Phoenix. Only brotherly love.

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Pacquiao, Mayweather Fight Planned for 2013

Tue Apr 10 12:54am

The fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather was suppose to take place on May 1, then it was moved to September 2012, then again to November 2012, but now Bob Arum — the man who is being viewed as the reason why the fight hasn’t taken place yet — is claiming that he’s working out details which would have the two men fighting each other in 2013.

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