by Peter Owen Nelson November 26, 2008 This is the third installment of a series on the December 6 matchup between Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao, to be held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Read Parts one and two here. Before his loss to Floyd Mayweather, Jr., in 2007, Oscar De La Hoya turned to his trainer Freddie Roach in the dressing room and said, “I will never … [Read more...] about Anatomy of a Fight, Part Three: the Training of a Champion (Vanity Fair)
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A few videos from HBO just to size up both fighters and a look at their greatest moments so far. The Goldenboy Greatest Hits The Pacman Greatest Hits … [Read more...] about Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao’s Greatest Hits (HBO)
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If you haven't read part one here it is Anatomy of a Fight,Part One it is basically profiling Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao for their upcoming bout it is a essay with some interesting insight into the fighters lives. Anatomy of a Fight,Part Two by Peter Owen Nelson(VanityFair.com) In boxing, training shapes styles, and styles make fights. In preparation for their … [Read more...] about Anatomy of a Fight, Part Two(Vanity Fair)
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Boxing fans will gather in Birmingham on Friday night to witness the final fight of a man who should be remembered for ever as Britain’s most spectacular sporting loser. Even in the crowded gallery of British sporting failures, the career of Peter Buckley stands apart. Beside his record, the ski-jumping career of Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards appears only moderately … [Read more...] about World’s worst boxer throws in the towel on lucrative career as human punchbag(TimesOnline)
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Saw this interesting video from 2000 about Boxing in Ghana. There have been many Successful Boxers coming out of Ghana such as Azumah Nelson, Ike Quartey, Joshua Clottey and Ben Tackie to name a few. 5 September 2000 The inspiring story of Alfred Tetteh who rose from the steetfighting arena of Ghana's suburbs to find success on the world's greatest stage. Video … [Read more...] about Boxing in the Blood – Ghana
by Peter Owen Nelson This is the first essay in a series about boxer Oscar De La Hoya, his looming retirement and rebirth as a promoter, and the saga leading up to his upcoming bout against a five-foot-six-and-a-half-inch lightning bolt from the Philippines named Manny Pacquiao. The fight is expected to rake in at least $165 million, the most in boxing history. The bell … [Read more...] about Vanity Fair Essay Profiling Oscar De La Hoya and his Upcoming bout with Pacquiao.