The Humanity of Ray Beltran’s Brutal Knockout Win

Back in 2009, I spent four months in Peru as the principal sparring partner of Jonathan Maicelo. In sum, I more or less acted as a human punching bag during my stay, and this was when he was a only marginal star in the world of boxing. Since then, he moved to the United States and built […]

Floyd Mayweather, Marcos Maidana And The Nature Of Fighters

I’m not here to write about the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana welterweight fight that aired on pay-per-view May 3 and re-aired on Showtime last weekend. Browse any major boxing website or social media threads and you’ll read plenty of opinions on how it went. If it helps, I had the fight 8-4 for Mayweather with plenty […]