Anber: Cotto finds redemption against Margarito

There was a time when Antonio Margarito was one of my favourite fighters. A hard-nosed warrior, Margarito exemplified heart , courage and downright balls in a boxing match. While those qualities more than remain, my respect for him changed on the night of January 24, 2009. ...more

Anber: Marquez deserved better fate against Pacquiao

The fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez was close and it's supposed to be close when two great fighters face each other. And when it's close, the rightful winner should get the decision. Sadly, that didn't happen on Saturday night. TSN's Russ Anber has more. ...more

Anber: Remembering Frazier as a fan and a friend

For those of my generation he shared the spotlight with arguably the greatest heavyweight of all time. In fact, his titanic struggles with Muhammad Ali established him as one of the greatest heavyweights in boxing history. This past week, boxing, and the world lost a great man, when Smokin' Joe Frazier passed away too early at the age of 67. ...more

Anber: Aftermath of Hopkins-Dawson completely illogical

Okay, here we go. As expected, although I don't have to agree with it, the WBC last week, without waiting for a ruling by the California State Athletic Commission, have decided to reinstate Bernard Hopkins as the World Champion, WOW! Isn't that a big surprise? ...more

Anber: Hopkins did not want to fight Dawson

Leading up to last night's World Light-Heavyweight Championship fight between reigning champion Bernard Hopkins and former champion Chad Dawson, much of the focus was on Dawson's decision to drop famed trainer Emmanuel Steward two months before the fight. Nowhere did I hear anyone say that the move to re-unite with long-time trainer John Scully was the right one. ...more

Anber: Martinez emerges as poster boy for boxing

In this day and age of disrespectful displays, as well as the over the top attitudes by prima dona athletes who have a complete disregard for mutual respect, Sergio Martinez has emerged as a poster boy for boxing, and a master of its art form. Russ Anber has more. ...more

Anber: Mayweather makes statement with knockout

This Saturday night, in front of a capacity crowd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather scored a crushing, exciting and somewhat controversial fourth round knockout of WBC world welterweight champion Victor Ortiz. ...more

Anber: Klitschko and Gamboa put on dominating performances

With summer vacations now officially over, world championship boxing once again took centre stage this past weekend on both continents; and with it, two dominating performances. ...more

Anber: Plenty of boxing talk after busy weekend in the ring

While Lucien Bute was making history in Romania while defending his IBF World Super-Middleweight Championship, back in North America there were a pair of fights that garnered attention for two totally different reasons. ...more

Anber: Haye talked big but didn't deliver in title bout

David Haye didn't back up one single word of what he said prior to his title fight with Wladimir Klitschko. I cannot remember a fighter who said so many hurtful, insulting and degrading things, who promised to do so much, yet who delivered so very little. ...more

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