Robert Guerrero received his WBC interim welterweight title belt today in Mexico City. Here's what he had to say: "I want to thank the WBC and their entire organization along with Golden Boy Promotions, for giving me the opportunity to fight for the WBC title. I take great pride in wearing the green belt and will continue to fight the best that come my way."
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Until the Real Thing Comes Along: The Night Henry Armstrong Made History Against Lou Ambers (Part Two) When the fighters climbed into the ring on August 17, Madison Square Garden was simmering with anticipation. There had been a last-minute rush on tickets, with fans–some perhaps looking to escape the sweltering heat that had engulfed New York that day–grabbing every last seat in the house. From the $1.15 upper bowl to the $16.50 ringside spots–a Garden high for a non-heavyweight title bout–the place was jammed. The Cruelest Sport
TopRank.com will be streaming the final press conference for the Chavez Jr vs Martinez fight at 3 p.m. EDT. We'll be offering live updates and commentary on our Twitter page, too. If you don't follow @badlefthook on Twitter, start! If you don't "like" us on Facebook, do that, too!
The cover of The Atlantic's September issue with lookalikes of Obama and Romney at Gleason's Gym and here's an article with the art director talking about how the boxing match photo came together.
Whether we want it or not - via Joblo comes the first image from Raging Bull II