Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
A 2 ton, 20-foot statue of boxing legend Rocky Marciano was unveiled in Brockton on Sunday.
A tractor trailer, with police escort, pulled up to Rocky Marciano stadium Thursday on the campus of Brockton High School. Inside, in huge crates, was the statue of Rocky Marciano himself.
Felger and Massarotti continued the day discussing the corruption in sports. In particular, the guys talked about Horse Racing and Boxing.
Framingham native Danny O’Connor started boxing at 15-years-old and is making a name for himself in the boxing world. O’Connor and Dropkick Murphys founder Ken Casey, who has been a manager of sorts for O’Connor, joined Toucher & Rich in studio to talk about tomorrow night’s fight and his only loss as a pro.
On May 24th O’Connor will take on New York’s Daniel “The Hudson Valley Kid” Sostre in 10-round contest in Boston. O’Connor joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich to talk about getting into boxing and the lack of interest in boxing.
A boxing star from Haverhill was struck and killed by an MBTA commuter train early Saturday morning.
Toucher & Rich spoke with Evander Kane Tuesday, the Atlanta Thrasher who knocked Matt Cooke out with a single punch. What did he think of Matt Cooke as a player before he got on the […]