1. Hector Camacho Always Said 'I See Myself Going Out in a Blaze of Gunfire'

    This story isn’t about the list of legendary fighters Hector Camacho fought, who he beat, who he lost to and how many titles he won. Other writers who covered him and followed him can relate all that to you...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about over 1 year ago 11,153 reads 13 comments

  2. Induction Weekend at the IBHOF Made Everyone Feel Like an Inductee

    I had intended to write this last Sunday night, but a slight controversy took place in the scoring of a main event in Las Vegas the night before. The aftermath kind of set my week on end...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about 2 years ago 721 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Boxing Must Not Employ an Open Scoring System

    Whenever there is a controversy in boxing involving the scoring of a fight (which is seemingly every other week) an outcry can be heard from somewhere, pleading for the sport to bring in “Open Scoring...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about 2 years ago 2,754 reads 3 comments

  4. Manny Pacquiao, Timothy Bradley Decision Will Cause Boxing's Ice Age

    Since graduating high school, I have sung the praises of pro boxing. For everyone who didn’t want to know and didn’t care, I told them twice. That graduation was back when Joe Frazier was heavyweight champion and Muhammad Ali was in exile...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about 2 years ago 5,166 reads 6 comments

  5. The Fix Was Not in for the Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley Fight

    Had Manny Pacquiao beaten Timothy Bradley on Saturday night, the story would have been buried beneath such sports headlines as "Celtics Get Scorched by Heat" and "LeBron Shows Why He Is the Best...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about 2 years ago 5,544 reads 77 comments

  6. UFC 140 Is Upon Us, and Your Winners Will Be...

    Let's start with the main card opener. It's a featherweight bout between Mark Hominick and Chan Sung Jung. Hominick is coming off a loss to featherweight boss Jose Aldo. Know what, let's not call that a loss...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about over 2 years ago 203 reads 1 comments

  7. International Boxing Hall of Fame Announces Its Class of 2012

    The International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in Canastota, N.Y., announced its newest list of inductees. Led by multi-divisional champion Thomas Hearns, the Class of 2012 includes 13 members who will be enshrined in June...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about over 2 years ago 819 reads 2 comments

  8. Cotto vs. Margarito 2: Antonio Margarito Is Facing an Uneven Playing Field

    Miguel Cotto will be allowed to get beaten up on Saturday. Antonio Margarito will not be allowed to get beaten up. You can expect Saturday night to be different. Of that, there is no doubt...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about over 2 years ago 1,484 reads 0 comments

  9. Commissioner Gordon's Top 10 Boxing Announcers of All Time

    Going back to the beginning of televised boxing (around 1940), dozens of boxing announcers have invaded our living rooms and dens. Some were welcome to come into our homes any time, others were not so welcome...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about over 2 years ago 2,404 reads 2 comments

  10. Assault in the Ring: Should Luis Resto Be Given a Second's License?

    Three summers ago, HBO aired a documentary entitled Assault in the Ring. It was a disturbing, human drama piece about an incident which took place inside the ring at Madison Square Garden in 1983 and the three young men involved...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about over 2 years ago 2,783 reads 5 comments

  11. Why Dan Henderson Will Be Owned by Jon 'Bones' Jones

    Last evening, while perusing the Internet, taking in the aftermath of UFC 139, Bellator 58, Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jeff Monson and Julio Cesar Chavez's butt-whupping of Peter Manfredo on HBO, one article of tremendous interes t caught my eye...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about over 2 years ago 87 reads 7 comments

  12. UFC 139: Dan Henderson and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Put on an MMA Classic

    You'll probably always remember the event, the date and the city: UFC 139 . Nov. 19, 2011. San Jose, Calif...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about over 2 years ago 614 reads 0 comments

  13. Miguel Cotto vs Antonio Margarito on Brink of Being Called Off in New York

    At slightly past 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 18, on the 19th floor at 123 Williams Street in New York City, the New York State Athletic Commission's three-member panel will vote ...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about almost 3 years ago 1,449 reads 11 comments

  14. Manny Pacquiao Victory over Juan Manuel Marquez Was No Robbery

    All my friends knew I was up late last Saturday night, watching both MMA (UFC on FOX) and boxing (HBO pay-per-view). So they thought nothing of calling and texting me into the wee hours of Sunday morning...

    Randy Gordon Written by Randy Gordon about almost 3 years ago 2,872 reads 21 comments