Daily Archives: November 18, 2012

‘The next Floyd Mayweather, Jr.,’ Adrien Broner, badly batters Antonio DeMarco to capture the WBC lightweight championship

American Adrien Broner badly battered Antonio DeMarco until the tough Mexican’s corner mercifully halted the beating at 1:49 of the eighth round to allow “The Problem” to capture the WBC lightweight championship last night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Broner (25-0, 21 KOs), often compared to “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather due to dominating roughly 300 amateur pugilists, so thoroughly punished the 26-year-old DeMarco (28-3-1, 21 KOs) that many fans in attendance were reportedly cringing as the mismatch unfolded in the “World’s Favorite Playground.” “I’m proud of DeMarco for fighting the way he fought,” DeMarco’s promoter, Gary Shaw … Continue reading

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The three most notorious turkeys in the annals of prizefighting

Happy Thanksgiving wishes to everyone! In tribute to the holiday, below are the three most notorious boxers in the annals of prizefighting. 1) Mitch “Blood” Green Green (19-6-1, 12 KOs) won the New York Golden Gloves four times as an amateur and the World Boxing Council once ranked him as high as seventh. Classically, “Blood” donned a hairdo like Randy Watson in Coming to America and is crazier than a shithouse rat. In August 1985, Green lost for the first time as a professional to future WBC champion Trevor Berbick. The following spring, Green was again defeated when he lost … Continue reading

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Does keeping the house cold help you lose weight?

Obesity is hazardous to your overall well-being. Shedding excess pounds can help bolster your health and energy, but your weight-loss efforts might depend upon your thermostat setting. A recent study by the University College London found that increased use of indoor heating might be linked to rising obesity rates in the United Kingdom, United States and other developed countries. A cold house could help promote weight loss, because chilly environments enhance your basal metabolic rate, BMR. Obesity Obesity is associated with depression, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, type 2 diabetes and particular cancers among other grave issues and … Continue reading

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Adrien Broner is Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins and Oscar De La Hoya ‘all wrapped into one’

In the aftermath of Adrien Broner’s destruction of tough Mexican Antonio DeMarco last Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, “The Problem’s” promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, claimed the WBC lightweight titlist is a mixture of himself, Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins. Broner (25-0, 21 KOs), often compared to Mayweather (43-0, 26 KOs) due to dominating roughly 300 amateur pugilists, is a cocky and flamboyant youngster who has been featured as a top ten prizefighter in multiple divisions by Ring Magazine. “For me, personally, Broner, to me, is Floyd Mayweather, Hopkins, myself, you can name them all, … Continue reading

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