Former Heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson joined Ken Weinman and Jon Saraceno on the Fan to talk about the current state of boxing.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
“Do a little dance with a rose in my mouth, kind of like Don Flamenco from Mike Tyson’s Punch Out.”
The U.S. Naval Academy’s 72nd Annual Brigade Boxing Championships are set.
Marty had “Coffee With” Howard Schatz. They talked about boxing. Mike Schuh had “People Are Talking” about holiday cooking.
Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard is returning to his hometown in Prince George’s County to condemn bullying and promote literacy.
Floyd Mayweather is about 10 days into his 82 day sentence and according to his doctor has lost muscle tone because of the poor food and water in his temporary home.
As we hit the second weekend of June, the weather is nice and the yard work is plenitful. However, if you can manage to find some free time, there is plenty of sports entertainment for your viewing pleasure.
One of the best going rivalries is Baltimore and Pittsburgh. The bitterness between the two towns is rooted in the annual battles between the Ravens and Steelers, and Friday night, the rivalry enters the boxing ring.
An Annapolis family is hoping the public can help them find a stolen heirloom.
Top-ranked middleweight Franchon Crews–a Baltimore native– narrowly avoided elimination with a wild 27-26 victory over Tiffanie Hearn. Crews, the five-time national champion, broke into tears while Hearn collapsed after a vicious bout in which both fighters bounced off the ropes and traded haymakers.