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November 8, 2013

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Our Predictions for Andrade-Martirosyan, Donaire-Darchinyan and Garcia-Martinez

This Saturday, Corpus Christi, Texas will host a triple header full of superstars as Demetrius Andrade takes on Vanes Martirosyan for the vacant WBO 154lb title. The undercard will also see Vic Darchinyan’s rematch with Nonito Donaire and the main event will be Rocky Martinez defending his title against Mikey Garcia. Here is a quick […]

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November 6, 2013

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Peter Quillin, the Cold War is keeping “The Animal” caged.

Peter Quillin always considers himself an “Animal,” and there’s no denying it in the ring but has he been caged due to boxing’s “Cold War?” “It’s not up to me who I fight,” Quillin said. “If the money is right, I’m up for fighting any of the top names, especially Martinez and Golovkin, but everybody’s […]

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November 5, 2013

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Mikey Garcia speaks on weight issues and his title fight with Martinez.

Here at the Heavy Bag there’s always a ton of heated boxing debates going down (usually surrounding Floyd Mayweather and Mike Tyson – don’t ask…), but one thing that we all firmly agree on is that Mikey Garcia is one of the most complete and exciting fighters out there at the moment. Trained by his […]

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November 4, 2013

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Bob Arum talks Lomachenko and his plans for future cards in China

It’s doubtful that there’s any single person in boxing that can lay claim to being a part of as many historic fights and careers as Top Rank founder and CEO Bob Arum. Throughout the years Arum has promoted pretty much everyone from Ali to Hagler, Hearns, Leonard, Duran, Chavez Sr, De La Hoya, Pacquiao and […]

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November 4, 2013

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Golovkins breaks down the formidable Stevens

One quote from Gennady Golovkin’s post fight interview best describes the position Golovkin finds himself in. “People know who’s who.” Even though his English is a bit broken, it is clear what he was trying to say. Finally all of the questions have been answered. After taking on the most dangerous opponent in the Middleweight […]

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November 2, 2013

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Khan’s dream in sight as Mayweather clash comes into focus

December 8th 2008 –  in a huge night of boxing, an unprecedented 40,000 British fight fans descended on Las Vegas to see their hero Ricky Hatton lose his undefeated status to lb for lb king Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in a fight for the WBC Welterweight Championship of the World. Across […]

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November 2, 2013

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Demetrius Andrade ready for Martirosyan -“This is my time!”

On November 9th, Vanes Martirosyan will take on Demetrius Andrade for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight championship title. The fight will be aired on HBO as part of a triple header with the main attraction being Mikey Garcia challenging Rocky Martinez for his WBO junior lightweight title. The card will include the […]

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November 1, 2013

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Brandon Rios brutalizing the heavy bag

Brandon Rios and his team recently held a media day workout as he prepares to fight Filipino superstar, Manny Pacquiao. Watch as Rios pounds some powerful hooks and is his normal goofy self. Team Rios will leave for Macau, China on November 11th, where the pay per view extravaganza will take place.

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November 1, 2013

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Rios Confident, Ready to be the “Bigger, Stronger, Faster Guy” vs Pacquiao

If you take the 101 Freeway, you can leave the bright lights and bustle of Hollywood and arrive in Oxnard in about an hour. As you roll through open roads, surrounded by miles of arable farmland and vast industrial estates, you feel like you could be just about anywhere in the heartland of the United […]

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October 29, 2013

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Paul Mendez and Louis Rose battle to a draw, watch out for Manuel Avila

Johnathan Chicas (10-1) vs Joaquin Chavez (6-10-2) Right away Chicas showed his was the dominate fighter in the ring with great head movement and combination punching. The prospect has a good straight but his hooks are wide and loose. He also had a tendency to reach in and get himself off balance but the kid […]

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October 28, 2013

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Has everyone looked past Curtis Stevens?

There is no denying that Golovkin has been the human bulldozer of the middleweight division as of late, but is the media and boxing fans crowning him too quick? Golovkin hasn’t fought the best of the best, Proska and Macklin are solid middleweights but not top level competition. He has also yet to face a […]

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October 28, 2013

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Bombs away for Wilder? Time to step up for the Bronze Bomber

Nicolai Firtha became the latest victim of the Deontay Wilder’s wrecking ball this weekend with a fourth round stoppage which, as seems to be standard for the Alabaman heavyweight, left more questions than answers. The Heavy Bag has already discussed the latest wave of heavyweights and Wilder’s controversial rise through the ranks –  ( http://heavy-bag.com/2013/08/20/heavyweight-revival-or-another-false-dawn/ ) […]

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