Archive for the ‘Erik Morales’ Category

What Pacquiao’s Knockout Win Means

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Manny Pacquiao's two-round destruction of Ricky Hatton this past Saturday night changed a lot of things in boxing in a very short time. In just 5 minutes and 59 seconds Pacquiao finally proved himself to his remaining doubters by flooring one of boxing's most beloved fighters and a guy (it ...

Boxing’s New Golden Boy

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Boxing has a new Golden Boy, and he didn't have the title bestowed on him, he went out and took it. Some have proclaimed that December 6, 2008 was the end of an era in boxing. They've said that the years of Oscar De La Hoya's reign over the sweet science ...

Erik Morales To Retire

Monday, August 6th, 2007

After losing a close decision to David Diaz Saturday night, Erik "El Terrible" Morales has thrown in the towel on a long and distinguished boxing career. Fighting for the WBC lightweight title, Morales and Diaz fought a very close fight, with Diaz (31-1-1, 17 KOs) coming away with a unanimous ...