But just as this week was thought to be something of a celebration — win or lose — for Team Alvarez, De La Hoya dampened the mood a bit on Tuesday, when he admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight substance abuse.
Hall of Fame trainer Ronnie Shields joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about boxing. He gave his take on who will win in the Mayweather vs Canelo fight coming up on Saturday. He doesn’t think it’s very likely that Canelo will pull a win. Shields says the only way Canelo will win is if he comes on strong right away and puts Mayweather off right away. Canelo needs to win the early rounds because Mayweather never loses those. He also talked about other up coming fights.
Marlen Esparza, who won a Bronze medal in the Olympics as a boxer, joins MaD Radio to discuss what her life is like. She talks about being in the ESPN Body Issue, her training and her travels (PS here is a link to her Body Issue photos). She also talks about how Russians are mean… Mike agrees.
A rare series of storms had cooled the summer air to an almost tolerable level, though it was steamy as ever inside Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s gym just a few miles from the Vegas Strip.
Holly Holms joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about her up coming fight this Friday, how she got into MMA fighting from boxing, and more.
The upcoming Mayweather-Canelo press tour arrived in Houston Monday to promote their upcoming title fight.
The anticipation is building for the mega-fight between Eight-Time, Five-Division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez continues to build.
Steve Kim of maxboxing.com joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about the up coming Mayweather-Guerrero fight, happenings in boxing, possibility of Pacquiao fighting Mayweather, and more.
Relatives and hometown supporters of the nation’s first black heavyweight boxing champion are turning to YouTube to convince President Barack Obama to posthumously pardon him of a 1913 conviction for accompanying a white woman across state lines.
Buster Douglas – Reflects on beating Mike Tyson Mobile device users may click here to listen to the audio.