Tag Archives: Santos Perez

Hank Kaplan

There was a nice article in the Miami Herald about the late Hank Kaplan’s collection of all things boxing. An excerpt from the article by Santos Perez: Kaplan was considered boxing’s preeminent historian. The two-car garage in his Kendall home … Continue reading

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Boxing Hall of Fame and Matchmakers

The Miami Herald had an article by Santos Perez about the 2009 International Boxing Hall of Fame [HOF] inductees, the big name being Lennox Lewis. Among the non-boxers elected was Bob Goodman, longtime matchmaker for promoter Don King. Boxing matchmakers … Continue reading

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Freddie Roach

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Freddie Roach. ————————————————————————————— Prefight spat snares trainer Posted on Sat, Dec. 06, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ In the hype leading up to big fights, secondary players sometimes play large roles. Veteran … Continue reading

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Manny Pacquiao Preview

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Manny Pacquiao. ———————————————————————————Manny Pacquiao to get shot at Oscar De La Hoya Posted on Mon, Dec. 01, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ Little did Manny Pacquiao envision when he walked up to … Continue reading

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Cris Arreola

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Cris Arreola.—————————————————————————————Arreola: A boxer on rise Posted on Mon, Nov. 24, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ Evander Holyfield and Cris Arreola define the current extremes and wilderness that have become American heavyweight … Continue reading

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Tony Roman Win

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Tony Roman. —————————————————————————————Miami’s Tony Roman still undefeated Posted on Thu, Nov. 20, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ The pounding on the canvas to signal the final 10 seconds of his fight allowed … Continue reading

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Tony Roman

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Tony Roman. —————————————————————————————Middleweight Roman rises quickly, gets title shot Posted on Wed, Nov. 19, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ Tony Roman began the year without a professional fight on his record but … Continue reading

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Telefutura Drops Boxing

Bad news for local boxing. The Miami Herald article by Santos Perez explains: Telefutura’s recent decision to cancel its Friday night boxing series has the sport’s insiders pursuing options. After Telefutura presents its final Solo Boxeo telecast next month, Telemundo … Continue reading

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Glen Johnson Win

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Glen Johnson. ———————————————————————————– Miami boxer scores quick win, raises his profile Posted on Wed, Nov. 12, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ Glen Johnson remained in the mix for possible marquee fights with … Continue reading

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Glen Johnson Preview

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Glen Johnson. ————————————————————————————– Miami boxer Glen Johnson seeks redemption Tuesday at Hard Rock Live Arena Posted on Tue, Nov. 11, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ Glen Johnson continues to scrutinize his loss … Continue reading

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