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Author Archives: Natasha Aiello

Como Cotto Regresa

As Cotto returns to former glory, his fans return to full pitch at Yankee Stadium. It was a great site to behold; thousands of fans at legendary Yankee Stadium waiting to see the once bright up-and-comer, Miguel Cotto return to glory after suffering severe losses at the (loaded) hands of Antonio Margarito and the seemingly invincible Manny Pacquiao. People had ... Read More »

The latest inside the Pacquiao – Mayweather saga

The very latest scandal in the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Manny Pacquiao super-fight is the demand by the Mayweather camp for Manny Pacquiao to undergo Olympic-style drug testing leading up to the fight March 13, 2010. Perhaps the smartest thing Mayweather has done so far is to partner up with Golden Boy Promotions, allowing them to negotiate on his behalf ... Read More »

WEEKEND REVIEW

Amir Khan sizzles as he retains his WBA light-welterweight title against Dmitry Salita. It took Khan only 10 seconds to introduce Salita to the canvas for the first time in the fight and 76 seconds to dispatch of him completely. In a show of pure brilliance on the part of Khan, he took charge of the bout after the first ... Read More »

VIDEO: FREDDIE ROACH

Pound for Pound King, Manny Pacquiao victorious over heavy-hitter, Miguel Cotto. And what a fight it was. Although fight fans had Pacquiao favored 3 to 1 come fight time, most Boxing experts had it pretty even. Cotto’s larger size, strength and comparable hand-speed made him a formidable opponent. There was a lot of underlying drama leading up to this fight. ... Read More »

Super Six Preview

The Super Six World Boxing Classic. How amazing. Boxing fans from around the world get to watch their favorite Super Middleweights duke it out in a round-robin style tournament. Genius! Thanks Showtime. The tournament’s first bout begins on Oct. 17, when Germany’s Arthur Abraham (30-0, 24 knockouts) takes on Arkansas’ Jermain Taylor (28-3-1, 17 KOs) from Berlin. On the same ... Read More »

VIDEO: LUCIA RJIKER

15rounds.com and broadcastboxing.com Natasha Aiello talked to former female star Lucia Rijker talks about Women’s Boxing being included in the 2012 Olympics and what it means to her and to countless young girls who aspire for Gold Read More »

MORE ON GATTI DEATH

Arturo Gatti, age 37, has been found dead in his rented apartment in Brazil. Apparently on a honeymoon with second wife, former exotic dancer, Amanda Gatti and their 10 month-old son. Police reports indicate foul play, though there were no bullet wounds or stab wounds. Speculative reports indicate Gatti was bludgeoned to the back of the head, which caused his ... Read More »

The inside behind Michael Moorer’s release from Wildcard Gym

Michael Moorer, former Heavyweight Champion and trainer at Freddie Roach’s Wildcard Boxing Club was relieved of his position recently. Roach cited irreconcilable differences between some of the fighters and Moorer as the reason behind the dissolution. Michael Moorer called Freddie Roach many times over the last year, telling him he would come to Los Angeles and asked to be Roach’s ... Read More »