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WBO PREZ FRANCISCO VALCARCEL ON BOXING

September 21st, 2014 By Pedro Fernandez

WBO LEADER WANTS “INSTANT REPLAY” IN BOXING

WBO President Francisco Valcarcel

WBO President Francisco Valcarcel


San Francisco, CA- The longest running fight show in history, 30 years, “Ring Talk Worldwide with host Pedro Fernandez had one of boxing’s powerbrokers in World Boxing Organization President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel. Among some changes Paco will make in 2014 is the implementation of Instant Replay in WBO title fights.

RADIO SHOW “OFTEN IMITATED, BUT NEVER DUPLICATED”

“Ring Talk” airs on Saturday and Sunday at 11 AM PT LIVE. To listen to this particular program with Francisco Valcarcel click on the black arrow in the gray box above or hit the play button.

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MAYWEATHER, DURAN, LEONARD & HEARNS

September 18th, 2014 By Pedro Fernandez

Roberto Duran (1980)

Roberto Duran (1980)

NAPOLES, DURAN, LEONARD, HEARNS ALL GREAT WELTERS

San Francisco, CA- For the life of me, I tried real hard to think of a fighter who was as good as the man who calls himself

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather

Money” in Floyd Mayweather. Going through the history of the welterweight (147 lb.) division and where to rate Floyd. No Ray Robinson, although unbeaten at 147 at like 48-0 before moving up to 160 (middleweight), that is where people rate the man born Walker Smith.

“THREE AMIGOS” NOT “THREE STOOGES”

Even though Floyd could beat middles today, the only other welterweights I would rate over Mayweather are Roberto Duran, the aforementioned Ray Leonard and Tommy “Hit Man” Hearns. I would say that these 3 men, all fellow opponents in the last golden era of boxing, the 1980s, would beat Floyd.

OLD SCHOOL UPSET AT THIS POINT READ MORE…

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SHOWTIME BOXING SO PREDICTABLE

September 8th, 2014 By Pedro Fernandez

BOXING NEEDS QUALITY NOT QUANTITY

Correctly Picks Entire Showtime Card

Correctly Picks Entire Showtime Card


San Francisco, CA- In regards to the Saturday card featuring Adrien Broner, Andre Berto and Lucas Matthysse, the guy pictured to the left had called out the victors well in advance.

BODY SHOT HURLED FROM ARGENTINA

That being said, the highlight of the night was that body shot Matthysse put on Roberto Ortiz. Down and not real eager to continue, Ortiz apparently gambled with the human clock and was counted out by referee Benjie Estivez at 2:45 of round two.

MATTHYSSE VICTIM AN UNBEATEN SORRY SORT

Whether he gaffed with the count or not, Ortiz (31-1-1, 24 KOs) looked less than ordinary and I’m being nice. We will discuss Matthysse’s (36-3, 34 KO’s) next bout a little later.

BERTO WINS “CLAIMING RACE” IN CINCY

Andre Berto returned to the winner’s circle for the first time in since 2011 after being drubbed by Robert Guerrero (L UD 12) and Jesus Soto Karass (L TKO 12) but seeing he faced a guy in Steve Chambers (24-4-1, 6 KOs) that could not punch his way out of a paper bag, don’t break out the champagne just yet Andre.

CAN HUNT BRING BERTO BACK?

Now 31, Berto (29-3, 22 KOs) is working with trainer Virgil Hunter of Andre Ward fame. Hunt may shore up some leaks, but Berto still doesn’t take well as he looked “bothered” to the body early on against the feather fisted Chambers.

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BOXING NOT FAIR WITH CURRENT WEIGH INS

March 19th, 2014 By Pedro Fernandez

Floyd Mayweather Is a TRUE Welterweight

Floyd Mayweather Is a TRUE Welterweight

WEIGHTY PROBLEMS IGNORED

San Francisco, CA- This article is the first in what will be a series on some much needed improvements regarding the safety of boxing. This first installment looks at the current system of weighing fighters in the day prior to a fight.

THE NOW “FAKE” WEIGHT CLASSES

Having myself been a big jr. welter (140 lbs), while at the same time an undersized welter (147), nobody was more concerned at most of my weigh ins than yours truly. Once I weighed 143 and change for a welterweight bout in Las Vegas at the Showboat Hotel. Having hit the scale early in the week for the Golden Glove National Regionals, when I looked across the ring five days later at a 165 lb. Ernie Chavez, I thought, “That must be his brother.” After almost beheading me, southpaw Ernie would later rock Meldrick Taylor’s world before losing and then retiring soon thereafter.

ALMOST EVERYBODY NOW DOING WHAT ERNIE DID

With the exception of Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and maybe Grandpa Nard’ Hopkins, just about every professional fighting today at the championship level (except heavyweights) is fighting at least one weight class lighter than what he should be. Example: Jorge Arce was under 112 lbs. for a flyweight title at the weigh in. Time and again Jorge would weigh over 125, sometimes as much as 128 + stepping into the ring. At the same time his foes were coming into the ring circa 115-118. Can you imagine what a ten pound advantage is at that weight?

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FLOYD MAYWEATHER ARREST LOOKS IMMINENT

March 14th, 2014 By Pedro Fernandez

Mayweather's Last Fight EVER vs Canelo?

Mayweather’s Last Fight EVER vs Canelo?

FLOYD NOT IN JAIL AS OF 1 AM PT FRIDAY

San Francisco, CA- With rumors that Floyd Mayweather had been arrested being bantered about, I called the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas, NV early Friday morning in order to try and determine whether or not this was true. “He is not in our system, right now,” said a female who put me on hold to check.

JAILER HAD SLIGHT PAUSE IN ORATORY

Being a former San Francisco Policeman and licensed Private Investigator, I found her answer both revealing and puzzling in that I’m almost certain that she put a verbal comma after, “He is not in our system, right now.”

MR. TWITTER HASN’T TWEETED S*IT!

The alleged beatings of two former employees, if it turns out to be true, and there is no reason not to think so considering Mayweather aka Mr. Tweet hasn’t chirped any denials via his Twitter or Instagram page. Look, I know a bit about writing about controversial subjects and when TMZ ran with the story and never pulled it, this too leads me to concur that these allegations are true as Mayweather’s lawyers would have put TMZ in check soon after they ran with it. .

ANYBODY CRYING FOR FLOYD?

Outside of his family and his sycophant like servants, who will care really? And no this is not Justin Beiber’s bodyguard shoving a cameraman, this is the World welterweight champion who is alleged to have orchestrated a vicious attack that is said to have resulted in broken arms and legs. While there are certainly lawyers involved, even if the purported victims opt for a cash settlement, I don’t think that would prevent the District Attorney from filing Felony charges against the biggest moneymaker in boxing history.

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WILFREDO GOMEZ-LUPE PINTOR BEST FIGHT EVER? PART III

March 13th, 2014 By Pedro Fernandez

VIDEOTAPE OF “GREAT” FIGHT FOR YOU

Wilfredo Gomez-Lupe Pintor Now

Wilfredo Gomez-Lupe Pintor Now

San Francisco, CA- The stage was set. The grudge filled rivalry that is Mexico vs. Puerto Rico was in play here. In Lupe Pintor’s corner you will see WBC President Jose Sulaiman. Across the ring with champion Wilfredo Gomez was the great late Yamil Charde. Simply put, Yamil Charde was the Godfather of Puerto Rican boxing. The referee was the iconic Arthur Mercante Sr.

AMERICA’S VOICE OF BOXING, TV, MORE!

Introducing the fighters was the late Jimmy Lennon Sr. Being March 3, 1982, this was “old school” boxing at it’s best with Don King in his prime. Lennon Sr., a household face who appeared on countless television shows and feature films, his voice was pure Americana. Mr. Lennon, that’s what I called him, to everybody else he was just Jimmy, passed in 1992.

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LISTEN RING TALK REPLAY WITH LARRY HOLMES

December 16th, 2013 By RingTalk

Larry Holmes Cracks Ray Mercer

Larry Holmes Cracks Ray Mercer

LARRY HOLMES THREATENS PEDRO?

San Francisco, CA- Pedro Fernandez, host of the longest running fight show in history, 29+ years, “Ring Talk Worldwide.” had ex-heavyweight champ Larry Holmes and boxing/MMA writer Zak Young on this show.

RADIO SHOW “OFTEN IMITATED, BUT NEVER DUPLICATED”

To listen to this particular program with Larry Holmes and Zak Young, click on the black arrow in the gray box above or hit the play button.

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BRANDON RIOS FLUNKS DRUG TEST POST MANNY PACQUIAO

December 13th, 2013 By Pedro Fernandez

Brandon Rios (r)

Brandon Rios (r)

DIETARY AID/STIMULANT FOUND IN URINE

San Francisco, CA- Brandon Rios, who just a fortnight ago put forth a dismal effort against Manny Pacquaio, according to three confirmed sources, flunked the post fight drug test given November 24 in Macao. Below is what I could find on the particular drug.

ACCORDING TO THE EXPERTS

Dimethylamylamine is a drug made synthetically in a laboratory. It was originally used as a nasal decongestant. Today, dimethylamylamine is sold as a dietary supplement used for attention deficit-hyperactive disorder (ADHD), weight loss, improving athletic performance, and body building.

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NELSON MANDELA INTERVIEWED BY LARRY MERCHANT

December 8th, 2013 By Pedro Fernandez

SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT MANDELA HUMBLES LARRY MERCHANT

BOXING ACCORDING TO NELSON MANDELA

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MANNY PACQUIAO VS BRANDON RIOS LOOKS NUCLEAR!

November 21st, 2013 By Jarrad Woods

Manny "Aging" Pacquiao

Manny “Aging” Pacquiao

PACQUIAO-RIOS IS EXPLOSIVE!New York, NY- This weekend marks Manny Pacquiao’s (54-5-2 38 KOs) return to the ring as he faces
Brandon Rios

Brandon Rios

Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios (31-1-1 23 KOs) in a welterweight (147 lb) scrap being held in Macau, China. After losing his last bout via devastating knockout courtesty of the right hand of Juan Manuel Marquez last year, speculation has mounted over Manny’s future, as he appears to be on the decline in recent bouts. There have also been rumors of early Parkinson’s syndrome, secret surgeries to fix broken bones in his face and jaw and some simply believe that the old Manny Pacquiao is long gone. As fans and media mull over the Pacman’s future and debate on whether he is or isn’t the great fighter he once was, he’ll prepare for a significant bout that can place him back on top or end his career for good.

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MANNY PACQUIAO VS BRANDON RIOS PREVIEW

November 17th, 2013 By John Signorella

"Big trouble in little China"

“Big trouble in little China”

New York, NY- This Saturday night, the eyes of the combative sports world will be focused on the highly anticipated return of global superstar Manny Pacquiao‘s attempt to prove he’s still got the “goods” in a highly intriguing affair of consequence.

BIG TEST TO SEE WHAT PAC’S GOT LEFT

After being floored in emphatic and dramatic fashion in his last bout (more on that subject later), multidivisional champion Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) looks for redemption when he faces durable rugged former champion Brandon ‘Bam Bam” Rios (31-1-1, 23 KOs) over 12 or less rounds of welterweight (147) pound at the Cotai Arena Venetian Resort in Macao, China. Televised coverage begins at 9:00 PM ET on HBO PPV.

HURRICANE MANNY’S PATH OF DESTRUCTION READ MORE…

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MIKEY GARCIA STEALS HBO SHOW WITH KO!

November 10th, 2013 By Pedro Fernandez

Mikey Garcia Wins WBO 130 Lb. Crown

Mikey Garcia Wins WBO 130 Lb. Crown

MIKEY GARCIA HAS TO GET UP TO WIN

Corpus Christi, TX- (HBO) Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KOs) KO 8 Roman Martinez (27-2-2, 16 KOS) (Wins WBO 130 lb. title) Martinez stunned everybody by dropping Mikey in the second, but that appeared to be his zenith as Garcia fought his way back and never let go until the end that was the result of a body shot from Garcia at the :57 second mark. Mikey shined, good mettle, but I wonder about that chin as the light punching Puerto Rican dropped him with a counter right.

TENTATIVE NONITO KO’S DARCHINYAN

Former multi-division champion Nonito Donaire (32-2, 21 KOs) TKO 9 Vic Darchinyan (39-6-1, 28 KOs) (126) Twas’ a rematch of July 7, 2007 KO win for Nonito, who looked uneasy and was losing on points before dropping Darchinyan with a left hook, this after he himself had eaten a Darchinyan uppercut. Up and wobbling, Darchinyan was getting battered about the ring until the referee had seen enough. Donaire has peaked and need be careful in selecting foes as he is ready for the taking. Time was 2:06.

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SUNDAY RING TALK BOXING REPLAY & MUHAMMAD ALI

November 10th, 2013 By Pedro Fernandez

Muhammad Ali & Pedro Fernandez

Muhammad Ali & Pedro Fernandez

HIT BLACK ARROW – PLAY BUTTON ABOVE & SHOW STARTS

San Francisco, CA- There were a few good fights that over the weekend, topped by the come from behind KO win for Nonito Donaire over Vic Darchinyan. Coming off a decisive points loss to Guillermo Rigondeaux six months ago that was followed by shoulder surgery, I thought it might have..well you can listen. With the win, the “Filipino Flash” didn’t flash much and an argument is made as for why? Mikey Garcia, psssst, are there whisker problems with the WBO champ? Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios come up as I give you a little history lesson nightlife on Macau.

MUHAMMAD ALI TALKS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JOE FRAZIER & GEORGE FOREMAN

Oh, and Muhammad Ali makes an appearance on the “Ring Talk” talking about the difference between Joe Frazier and George Foreman. Click on the black arrow in the gray box above or hit the play button to listen to this particular show.

“RING TALK” NEARING 30 YEARS OF RADIO PRESENCE

“RING TALK” is the longest running fight show in history, 29+ years, which airs on the Sports Byline Broadcast Network, American Forces & the I Heart Radio Networks, TuneIn.com and here at RingTalk.com Saturday for one hour at 11 AM PT & Sunday for two hours also starting at 11 AM PT covering both boxing and MMA. The most recent shows are in the left margin of the home page here at RingTalk.com, the Radio Archives here at RingTalk.com and at ITunes and TuneIn.com as well!

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VITOR BELFORT KO TOPS UFC FIGHT NIGHT

November 9th, 2013 By Pedro Fernandez

Vitor Belfort KO Kick Luke Rockhold

Vitor Belfort KO Kick Luke Rockhold

HENDERSON BLASTED BY BELFORT SUPER KICK!

San Francisco, CA- Dan Henderson (29-11, 6-5 UFC) had beaten Vitor Belfort in Japan during a Pride Fighting Championships in 2006. On Saturday night in a battle of Testosterone Replacement Therapy patients, Belfort prevailed with KO kick at :77 seconds of the very first round in UFC Fight Night 32 emanating from Goiania, Brazil. This was Belfort’s third straight KO kick victory with Luke Rockhold (pictured) and Michael Bisping preceding Hendo. Belofort (24-10, 13-6 UFC) will probably get the winner of the UFC 185 lb. title scrap between current champ Chris Weidman and ex-kingpin Anderson Silva, set for UFC 168 on December 28.

UNDERCARD ON FOX SPORTS NETWORK FROM BRAZIL

Brandon Thatch Technical Knockout 1 Paulo Thiago (strikes) Time: 2:10.

Ryan Laflare
Unanimous Decision 3 Santiago Ponzinibbio. Scores were 30-27 thrice.

Jeremy Stephens Knockout 1 Rony Jason (kick, punch) Time was :40.

Sam Sicilia TKO 1 Godofredo Pepey (punches) Time was 1:42. READ MORE…

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RING TALK SATURDAY REPLAY & HISTORIAN LINDY LINDELL

October 23rd, 2013 By Pedro Fernandez

"Goldfather" Emanuel Steward

“Goldfather” Emanuel Steward

PREMIER DETROIT BOXING HISTORIAN

San Francisco, CA- Ring Talk Worldwide, the longest running fight show in history, 29+ years, had boxing historian, agent, matchmaker and authorLindy Lindell who talked Detroit boxing history, Emanuel Steward and a publication he writes for Boxing World Magazine. And there is “No Merit” to the rumor that Lindy is running for Mayor of Detroit, that was the late Emanuel Steward’s goal at one time.

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS AIR THREE DIFFERENT SHOWS!

This all starts at 11 AM PT Saturday on the Sports Byline, American Forces Network & the I Heart Radio Networks with an hour of boxing and mixed martial arts combined. On Sunday, again at 11 AM PT, we air a two hour show, the Ring Talk boxing hour, the second hour is the Ring Talk MMA hour. Saturday & Sunday’s at 11 AM PT, this is where you’ll be able to find out why this program is, “Often imitated, but never duplicated.”

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