Ron Newquist has always been a boxer first and a basketball coach next.
That is his professional background for those who are not in the know. Being the catch for the girls’ team Bloom in basketball, he can also teach a thing or two about boxing.
American boxer Andre Ward has said that he is eager to take on Englishman Carl Froch once again and he is even willing to travel to the United Kingdom to make the match happen.
The last time American boxer Timothy Bradley entered the ring on December 13 last year, he was held to a very controversial and questionable draw against Diego Chavez at the fabled Cosmopolitan arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. He suffered a severely swollen left cheek as a result of a clash of heads with the rugged boxer from Argentina.
Boxer Paul Butler, from Ellesemere Port has his eyes on the boxing history with second world title at lower weight. Last June, Butler beat Stuart Hall for the crown of IBF Bantamweight. He is now planning to fight Zolani Tete a South African, who is a weight lower.
There always comes a time in every athlete's life when they are the peak of their physical abilities; and when the peak comes, it is followed by a steep descent as well, when their capabilities as an athlete begin to decrease over time.
John Cena has been a name known when it came to world heavy weight championship. Recently he was beaten badly by Brock Lesnar who took the World Heavy weight title from him. This led to a rematch decision from Cena as it was in the clause. Cena made a call for a rematch but this match built up was definitely a big one. It was one of the biggest build up and the most anticipated one.
Flamboyance is the only word that comes to mind when one thinks of Zack Ryder, a professional WWE wrestler. He burst into the scene with his partner Brian Myers and won the tag team championship in a very short period of time. They reached the height of success but the team separated and his partner moved out into the independent circuit.
Post his traumatic defeat to George Groves, Carl Froch admitted that he himself allowed the junior opponent to mess up his head during the match that ultimately led to his crashing defeat. The 36-year-old English MMA star is all set to consult sports psychologists to prepare him mentally prior to matches.
This is what can be termed as the open testimonial. Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has said that if somebody can be defined as real life Rocky, then it is none other than Australian fighter Alex Leapai.
“Leapai can be compared with Rocky, he is an underdog but he is an experienced player and can change the game anytime,” Wladimir was quoted saying this recently.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC Middleweight champion Rich Franklin has been out of action since suffering a gruesome knockout in his last match back in 2012 and has taken some time off the sport completely to look after his juice bar and café in Los Angeles.