Tag Archives: Boxing

  • 17-Year-Old Boxer Tubagus Sakti Dies in the Ring in Indonesia (Video)

    17-Year-Old Boxer Tubagus Sakti Dies in the Ring in Indonesia (Video)

    I apologize in advance: this is the most depressing sports-related story you’ll read all week. On Sunday, January 27, in Jakarta, Indonesia, a junior flyweight title bout between two 17-year-old boxers was halted in the 8th round. Ical Tobida was handed the victory by technical knock-out after Tubagus Sakti threw up his hands and gave […]

  • Filipino Families Thought Manny Pacquiao Was Dead (Video)

    Filipino Families Thought Manny Pacquiao Was Dead (Video)

    On December 8th, Juan Manuel Marquez finally got what he had wanted for so long: a victory against Manny Pacquiao. The Mexican fighter knocked out Pacman with a vicious right hand that sent the Filipino boxer to the floor, where he laid unconscious for quite a while. The victory was a big source of joy […]

  • WWE Throws Jabs at Manny Pacquiao During "Monday Night Raw" (Video)

    WWE Throws Jabs at Manny Pacquiao During "Monday Night Raw" (Video)

    By now, most people have witnessed the brutal knockout punch from Juan Manuel Marquez that left Manny Pacquiao unconscious on the mat for nearly two minutes during the sixth round of their bout on Saturday night.  Seeing the former welterweight champion lay motionless on his stomach with his crying wife looking on was a frightening […]

  • 31 of the Funniest Manny Pacquiao Knockout Memes

    31 of the Funniest Manny Pacquiao Knockout Memes

    On Saturday night, if you stuck your head out your window just a few minutes after Juan Manuel Marquez knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold at the MGM Grand in Vegas, you might have heard a faint sound of clicking and clacking off in the distance. It was the sound of a million people jumping all […]

  • Juan Manuel Márquez Knocked Out Manny Pacquiao (Video)

    Juan Manuel Márquez Knocked Out Manny Pacquiao (Video)

    Last November, Juan Manuel Márquez thought he’d finally beat Manny Pacquiao. It was his third try in a span of eight years. Their first meeting came on May 8, 2004, and ended in a controversial split-decision. Then, four years later, Pacquiao beat Márquez in a split decision, saying afterward that there would be no rematch. […]

  • Ref Flops To The Canvas After Being Pushed By Boxer Michael Sprott (Video)

    Ref Flops To The Canvas After Being Pushed By Boxer Michael Sprott (Video)

    Referees getting attacked? People falling to the ground when they were barely touched? If I didn’t know any better, I’d say this was an article about soccer. But no, this is about boxing. On Saturday night, 37-year-old British heavyweight Michael Sprott was taking on Kazakhstan-born German Edmund Gerber in Offenburg, Germany. Sprott was leading through the […]

  • Female Boxer Takes 15 Straight Punches To The Face (Video)

    Female Boxer Takes 15 Straight Punches To The Face (Video)

    For the most part, it’s been a tough year for the sport of boxing. First, another one of boxing’s biggest stars, Floyd Mayweather, had to spend some time in the slammer for domestic battery. Then there was the controversial Pacquiao-Bradley decision, in which pretty much everyone with two working eyes and a brain said Manny […]

  • This Venezuelan Boxing Fan Knows How To Pump Up The Crowd (Video)

    This Venezuelan Boxing Fan Knows How To Pump Up The Crowd (Video)

    The Olympics are always exciting on television, because the main networks really only show you the best events. But you have to remember that for every swimming final featuring Ryan Lochte or every track event featuring Ivet Lalova, there’s a team handball match between Angola and Croatia, or a rhythmic gymnastics event featuring a bunch […]