Don King, on Mike Tyson


"Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter?
He went to prison, not to Princeton."



"To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music
and the dancers hit each other."

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

GGG was robbed

Playing Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later

Playing Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later

By KEN BELSON 

 

The Boston University study links cognitive and behavioral problems later in life - among all players, not just in the N.F.L. - to playing tackle at a young age. 




Source:    NYTimes.com/Sports »


Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Detention

Stability and Endurance for Boxing | Stance Training

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In this video I discuss the importance of stance training and static position holds and how they apply to boxing. Improve stability in your legs and footwork, increase punching power and muscular endurance. Improve your ability to decelerate with footwork so you can punch wherever you land.

Free Killer Jab 

 

Connor McGregor showed good foot work against Floyd "Money" Mayweather but terrible punching technique and power.












Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Epic KO Of The Week: Vladimir Myshev Does The Russian Two-Step


 
Published on Apr 11, 2017
There's nothing funny about seeing a man beaten about the head until he can barely stand...that is, until now.

Sit back, relax, and avoid any beverages for the next 1:16, while Georgi Chelokhsaev turns Vladimir Myshev into a broken marionette.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Sad Story of Prichard Colon: A fighter who was left in a persistent vegetative state after a fight


Published on Apr 15, 2017
 
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How one fight changed Prichard Colon's life.Outside the Lines tells the story of up and coming boxing prospect Prichard Colon, who after a bout in 2015 was left in a persistent vegetative sWINTER PARK, Fla. -- In his bedroom at his mother's house, Prichard Colon, 24, is surrounded by images of the boxer he used to be.

His head, elevated by pillows atop the incline of a hospital bed, comes to the mid-section of his depiction on a fringed, life-sized tapestry hanging on a wall of diagonal wood paneling. He's shown in a fighter's stance, and above that, victorious, with arms raised.
Colon appeared to have the skill and the will to fulfill the dreams that he first expressed as a little boy in this central Florida home where his parents raised him. Now he lies here as testament to the peril that accompanies prizefighting promise.

"He always knew what he wanted in life -- he'd say, 'Mommy, I want to be a professional boxer, and I want to represent Puerto Rico, and I want to be a world champion,'" said Nieves Colon of when her son was in elementary school.

ESPN recently visited the Colon family for Deportes' SC Reportajes and Outside the Lines features airing over the next week.

"Imagine this is the ring, you had your heavy bag, (and) right here, (the) punching bag," said Colon's father, in the garage where he schooled him.
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Sad Story of Prichard Colon: A fighter who was left in a persistent vegetative state after a fight

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Prichard Colón - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prichard_Colón
Prichard Colón Meléndez (born September 9, 1992) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer. Contents. [hide]. 1 Early years and amateur career ...

Prichard Colón has been in a vegetative state since 2015 bout, but his ...

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Jun 22, 2017 - Prichard Colón, his bed tilted at a 30-degree angle, silently obliges. One blink . . . two blinks . . . three blinks. Each is deliberate, as if it requires ...

Family of Prichard Colon files $50 million lawsuit over fight that left ...

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May 4, 2017 - The attorney for the parents of boxer Prichard Colon filed a lawsuit Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court seeking damages in excess of $50 ...