Category: In Depth

Tré Berry III’s Comparison & Breakdown for Saturdays Welterweight Match of Keith Thurman vs. Manny Pacquiao

THOUGHTS🤔 – While the Welterweight division has had the strongest quality of overall talent it’s had in maybe a couple decades, the majority of the talent were circling their own wagons early in their career in trying to bolster their own profile to better position themselves for future negotiations to big fights, a common trope when the most skilled fighters of a division are young boxers looking to make an imprint leading up to the mega match-ups.

It appears now at this point that all the dominoes are starting to fall, and there is plenty of movement currently happening with the young fighters fighting and scheduled to fight each other in the prime of their careers.  As for the young contingent, 🇺🇸Keith “One Time” Thurman (29-0-0, 22KO) Continue reading “Tré Berry III’s Comparison & Breakdown for Saturdays Welterweight Match of Keith Thurman vs. Manny Pacquiao”

Their Stories: Small Stature, Bigger Troubles, Giant Dreams (Manny Pacquiao) 🇵🇭

By Tré Berry III🖋️ 

Life was lived at its most simplistic in General Santos City, Philppines, and the hardships remained a crux towards every decision that was made by the family, that was a determinant on whether they would be able to eat a bowl of rice for the day.

🇵🇭Manny Pacquiao was one of six siblings living in a 1 bedroom spot was in his young teen years where he felt the need to step up to the plate, accelerating his maturation process to try and help the family out through his hardships. He dropped out of High School and resorted to selling stolen cigarettes to make an earning to contribute to the family. He did what he had to do, but understood that was not nearly enough, and that something had to change for his families well-being, as well as his.  Continue reading “Their Stories: Small Stature, Bigger Troubles, Giant Dreams (Manny Pacquiao) 🇵🇭”

Their Stories: The 10 Year Anniversary of a Warriors Passing & a Snapshot of his Toughest Rivalry 🇮🇹

By Tré Berry III🖋️ 

There are different types of scaling around the world, but in many sectors, Steel/Alloy is revered as the hardest type of metal that is out there. There is no better way to describe a warrior such as 🇮🇹🇨🇦Arturo “Thunder” Gatti (40-9-0, 31KO), who was one of the ultimate blood & guts warriors that the sport has had since the 50’s, with a heart as big as the reservoir that he routinely dug deep in to pull off incredible come-from-behind wins, or getting back into fights in near impossible situations to come back from. Continue reading “Their Stories: The 10 Year Anniversary of a Warriors Passing & a Snapshot of his Toughest Rivalry 🇮🇹”

On the Radar:📡 Andy Ruiz Jr.

(A look-back to 2019’s History Makers)

BOXER: 🇲🇽Andy Ruiz Jr.🇺🇸

FEAT ACCOMPLISHED: Becoming the first Mexican-blooded Heavyweight Champion.

THE PATH TO THE GOAL:📈  🇺🇸Andy Ruiz Jr. had kept his eyes on the news, eventually receiving the call that he would be the late replacement opponent after Anthony Joshua’s original opponent was ruled out due to positive drug-testing. This was the chance of a lifetime for the man who in his younger years was looked at as the fat, delusional kid whose lofty aspirations of becoming a Heavyweight Champion one day was deemed laughable. Continue reading “On the Radar:📡 Andy Ruiz Jr.”

On the Radar:📡 Kazuto Ioka

(A look-back to 2019’s History Makers)

BOXER: 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka🇯🇵

FEAT ACCOMPLISHED: Becoming the first Japanese fighter to Win World Titles in 4-divisions.

THE PATH TO THE GOAL:📈 Looking back to June 19th, 2019, Japan’s 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka took on heralded top-challenger Aston Palicte of the Philippines to earn rights to be called the WBO Super-Flyweight World Champion. For Ioka, this was everything that he had worked towards since coming back from his brief retirement that lasted approximately 17 months. Continue reading “On the Radar:📡 Kazuto Ioka”