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- Golovkin vs. Rubio, October 18 at StubHub Center
- Pacquiao & Algieri 27,000-Mile Media Tour Starts Monday!
- United States’ Boxers Undergo Final Preparations for Youth Olympic Games Competition in China
- GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS, FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES CELEBRATE THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE GOLDEN BOY LIVE! SERIES
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Al Bernstein Celebrates PPV Anniversary
When Hall Of Fame boxing broadcaster Al Bernstein serves as ringside analyst on the May 4 SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View telecast of Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero he will celebrate a significant milestone. It will mark 30 years since he did his first major pay per view match in 1983—Marvin Hagler vs. Roberto Duran.
In those 30 years Al has also called PPV matches featuring the likes of Sugar Ray Leonard, Tommy Hearns, Manny Pacquiao, Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, Mike Tyson, Miguel Cotto and many other champions. Now reigning pound for pound champion Floyd Mayweather joins the list. “It’s exciting to get to chronicle the final portion of Floyd’s career,” Al said. He added, “This fight with Robert Guerrero starts his final push to complete his career undefeated and add to his boxing legacy. Guerrero presents an intriguing challenge to Mayweather because of Robert’s innate toughness, bruising style and the fact that he is a lefty.”
Bernstein also said he believes this fight is the center of a boxing “storm” of great fights that may end up making this a banner year for the sport. Al explained the year this way: “We have seen several fight of the year candidates already in 2013 and scores of other great fights. There are at least a half dozen potentially superb matches already scheduled for the coming months, and more will be added. 2013 has the earmarks of being one of boxing’s best in the last decade.”
IN OTHER NEWS:
The Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame is hosting “A Night With Boxing Legends” on Thursday, May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event, beginning at 7:30 p.m. will feature four members of the inaugural class to be inducted into he NVBHOF. Al Bernstein, Mike McCallum, Freddie Roach and Joe Cortez will be on hand to meet and greet attendees, do a question and answer session, and sign autographs. To get more information on the event and to purchase tickets, log on to www.nvbhof.com .
Two lucky fans will win copies of Al Bernstein’s book, “30 Years 30 Undeniable Truths About Boxing, Sports and TV,” in connection with the Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero fight. On Al Bernstein’s facebook fan page at https://www.facebook.com/AlBernsteinLive and also on Al’s Google Plus page http://gplus.to/albernsteinlive there is a contest for fans to guess the combined number of punches thrown in the bout. The winner on each site gets a signed copy of the book. The book is available in e-book or print form at http://j.mp/albernstein . The audio version of the book is also now available at www.audible.com/AlBernstein . .
- Results from “Path to Glory SD Style” San Diego, CA
- Anthony Barnes takes out Darryl Fields with a first round KO
- Brook Upsets Porter to take home the title
- Figueroa stops Estrada in an exciting fight
- Dirrell wins rematch with Bika, takes home the belt
- Brook defeats Porter; Dirrell and Bika look poor; Figueroa toughs it out
- Deontay Wilder stops Gavern, wants Klitschko after Stiverne fight
- Maidana throwing 100 punches per round in training for Mayweather
- Austin Trout looking to turn his career around against Daniel Dawson
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