Sep 13, 2013
Rooting for Canelo Alvarez over Floyd Mayweather
As an iconic member of sports journalism with the responsibility to report on sport with honor, integrity and correct punctuation, with no rooting interest in any outcome, I write: Few pro athletes have manipulated the media any better than Floyd in the past 20 years, and few guys have willingly played the role of villain as well.
Shawn 'Bones' Nichol in Fort Worth, Texas, tonight
Tonight at the Cendera Center in Fort Worth, Texas , Paulie Ayala Promotions , with matchmaker Shawn Ayala , look to help improve the record of top Texas prospect Ray Ximenez when putting him in with Denver's Shawn 'Bones' Nichol in a undercard 6-round Super bantamweight bout.
Former boxing champion Paulie Ayala stays busy in retirement
Unlike so many fighters who never are quite sure what to do with their time when they retire, former world champion Paulie Ayala knew when he was done there would be no un-retiring. At 42, Ayala has his health, a thriving life and a passion to remain in a sport that gave him everything.