Tag Archive | Las Vegas

BJ Flores – Boxing’s all-purpose guy

Multiple world title challenger and decorated amateur boxer BJ “El Peligroso” Flores never really had a chance. He was born into a boxing family and the now 41-year-old Flores has certainly made the most of it. Flores is boxing’s all-purpose guy: boxer, television color commentator, and trainer. His father, Ralph Flores, was a military person […]

Takam-Forrest Ready for Heavyweight Showdown Tomorrow 7/9 on ESPN

Highly regarded Star Boxing world heavyweight contender, CARLOS TAKAM (38-5-1 28KO’s) continues his march for a second world title shot this Thursday night against tough challenger JERRY FORREST (26-3 20KO’s), a winner of 19 of his last 20 bouts. Both heavyweights tipped the scale this afternoon inside of the ESPN bubble at the MGM Grand […]

New York Liberty Announce Additions to Coaching Staff

The New York Liberty today announced that Kelly Raimon and Dustin Gray have been added as Assistant Coaches, joining Shelley Patterson on Head Coach Walt Hopkins’ coaching staff. “We are extremely excited about the diversity of experiences, skills, and ideas that Kelly and Dustin bring to the Liberty organization,” said Hopkins. “Between Dustin’s elite understanding […]

A remarkable boxing journey like no other 1972 Olympic gold medalist “Sugar” Ray Seales

Imagine being the lone boxer from your country to capture an Olympic gold medal, only days after the infamous Munich massacre. Now imagine also having won a remarkable 338 of 350 amateur matches, having fought a trilogy as a professional with “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler, being declared legally blind in both eyes (having entertainer Sammy Davis, […]

1988 Olympic gold medalist “Merciless” Ray Mercer Looks back at his Olympic experience

Thirty-two years after he captured an Olympic gold medal, “Merciless” Ray Mercer fondly remembers his Olympic experience like it was last month. Mercer, who is the only American heavyweight champion to knock out all of his Olympic opponents, went on to become world heavyweight champion as a professional for our “heavyweight double.” For Mercer, it […]

St. John’s Heads to No. 21/22 Creighton for Saturday Showdown

Looking to pick up its second straight road win, the St. John’s men’s basketball team will take on No. 21/22 Creighton on Saturday in Omaha. Tip-off at CHI Health Center Omaha is set for 6 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network and 570 AM WMCA. Rich Waltz and Dan Dickau will call the action on […]

Surprise, Surprise, The King is Back! McGregor with a flawless victory at UFC 246

Boy does it feel good to have our favorite Irish gangster return to the octagon. Connor McGregor hasn’t fought since October 6, 2018, in an unsuccessful run to secure the UFC Lightweight title against Khabib Nurmagomedov. “Mystic Mac” predicts another one of his fights correctly at UFC 246 in Las Vegas, as he dismantles his […]