Holyfield, Barrera lead Boxing Hall of Fame's class of 2017

Evander Holyfield, Marco Antonio Barrera enter on the first ballot           
Via Indiana State - Official Site
December 06, 2016

Holyfield, Barrera head Boxing Hall of Fame class

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) As the youngest of nine children, Evander Holyfield never had a chance when he was a kid. ''I got beat by everybody in my family. They beat me in everything,'' Holyfield said. ''I learned how to win. It's in my DNA. I changed that into an inspiration. I was able to whip other people because of this.'' Whip them he did in an impressive boxing career that spanned...
Via Associated Press
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield, Marco Antonio Barrera head Boxing Hall of Fame’s 2017 class

By John Kekis, The Associated Press CANASTOTA, N.Y. — Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and three-division champion Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico head a list of nine people selected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Holyfield captured the WBC-WBA-IBF titles in 1990 with a third-round knockout of Buster Douglas and made successful defenses against...
Via The Denver Post
December 06, 2016

Top Rank’s Solo Boxeo returns Sept 16th, starting with classic Mexican battles like Morales vs. Barrera

Top Rank and Univision Deportes announce the series premiere of “Solo Boxeo” in its new time slot, on Friday, September 16th at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT with a simulcast on UDN and UniMás Network. The series opener will include classic matches from the Top Rank Vault featuring beloved Mexican fighters in honor of Mexico’s Independence Day. Boxing fans can continue to expect even more...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 06, 2016

Marco Antonio Barrera to attend Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction August 8th

Marco Antonio Barrera, a fierce competitor whose nickname of ‘The Baby Faced Assassin’ defined his fighting style, confirmed that he will attend the third Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony, Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace. He will be among the other notable boxers who have confirmed their attendance, including Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Felix Trinidad, Roger...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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