In the poverty scarred pockets of East Dallas’ Pleasant Grove neighborhood, that life is a battle is a given. The only question is where the fight will be waged. For many of the lucky ones—it’s in the boxing ring at Montoya’s Gym.
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.
Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and later lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility. He was 70.
A man from Irving was killed by gunfire Sunday morning as he tried to break up a fight over last night’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez match.
Mayweather turned one of the richest fights ever into just another $41.5 million payday Saturday night, dominating Alvarez from the opening bell and winning a majority decision
It’s the day before the big Mayweather vs Canelo fight and the Nation is right ion the middle of it all.
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.
The GBag Nation invades the Las Vegas strip for the Mayweather vs Canelo fight weekend.
Mike Tyson, just days removed from introducing his newest venture as a boxing promoter under the label, “Iron Mike Productions,” admitted Friday night that he was on the “verge of dying” because of his constant struggles with substance abuse.
Golden Boy promoter and 10-time Boxing champ Oscar De la Hoya called in to 105.3 The Fan to talk about the upcoming Floyd Mayweather fight with Elf & Slater.
While he was in town to promote and upcoming match at the American Airlines Center, boxing legend George Foreman called in to talk with 105.3 The Fan’s Elf & Slater show.
Ruben Guerrero, father Robert Guerrero, joined 105.3 The Fan’s Elf and Slater at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas to explain his pre-fight press conference rant where he ‘went off’ on his son’s opponent Floyd Mayweather.