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  1. What's next for Collazo?

    Michael Woods

    The punch, the countout, the roar, the reaction, dropping to the canvas, soaking in the moment -- Luis Collazo's KO2 win over Victor Ortiz is on the short list of most monumental boxing moments at Barclays Center in the span of time since the buildin...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  2. Collazo stands tall over Ortiz

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Luis Collazo welcomed Victor Ortiz back to the squared circle in the main event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn Thursday night in stunning fashion. Collazo's welcoming bash was punctuated in the second with a hellacious shot to send Ortiz ...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  3. Ringside at Barclays: Victor Ortiz, Part 2

    Michael Woods

    Click here for Part 1 of the interview. Victor Ortiz steps into the ring at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday night, and by his account, he will be sharp, his timing will be on, and there will be no evidence to suggest that he last gloved u...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  4. In your FaceLube: Victor Ortiz, Part 1

    Michael Woods

    The Boxing Writers Association of America counted the ballots for its year-end awards on Monday night, and the results were announced on Tuesday afternoon. Floyd Mayweather, "Money," hit the jackpot as Fighter of the Year, while Tim Bradley and Rusla...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  5. Malignaggi: 'I like Martinez in the fight'

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi will serve as guest analyst on Showtime's Saturday offering, topped by the junior middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez facing off against script-flipper Josesito Lopez, who got the gig when he beat favored Victor Ortiz in June. So the...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  6. Malignaggi: Ortiz 'dug his own hole'

    Michael Woods

    By and large, I'm not a fan of anyone telling writers or analysts who are not ex-boxers that their judgments are suspect because they haven't boxed. Fair to say I don't think it detracts from Larry Merchant's efficacy that he didn't go into prizefigh...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  7. Is Victor Ortiz a quitter?

    Michael Woods

    This new information age allows a lie, or just a super-straightforward opinion which seems plausible but doesn't hold up beyond half a news cycle, to travel to every corner of the world. It can be re-tweeted a few thousand times. It can ultimately se...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  8. Lopez-Malignaggi a possibility

    Michael Woods

    Paulie Malignaggi, in between getting his fill of Euro 2012 soccer action, has been inching his mind back into the boxing biz. The new WBA welter champ was in L.A. to check out the Victor Ortiz-Josesito Lopez thriller on Saturday night. He was mig...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  9. Salita wants to pull a 'Josesito'

    Michael Woods

    Fight fans were thrilled to see a real "Rocky" story unfold over the weekend. Fill-in Josesito Lopez stopped favorite Victor Ortiz on Saturday night in California, breaking his jaw and wrecking the plan for Ortiz to fight Mexican phenom Canelo Alvare...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  10. Sechew Powell to fight Cory Spinks on Dec. 31

    Michael Woods

    Sechew Powell picked up some tips on how to conduct yourself when he worked in Floyd Mayweather's camp for Money's fight against Victor Ortiz on Sept. 17. The Brownsville, Brooklyn-born and raised hitter will look to show fight fans some of what he l...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  11. Merchant on Floyd fracas: "It was a giggle"

    Michael Woods

    One of my first reactions after Larry Merchant and Floyd Mayweather almost scuffled following the shocking end to the Mayweather-Victor Ortiz in Las Vegas on Sept. 17 was, Well, we will never see Larry Merchant call another Floyd Mayweather fight. ...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  12. Brooklyn-born Larry Merchant spars with Mayweather

    Michael Woods

    Larry Merchant refers to the sport of boxing as the "theater of the unexpected." But sometimes the wacky goings on in the sweet science defy the imaginations of even the most been-around-the-block fightwatcher. It's a fair bet that the 80-year-ol...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  13. Brooklyn-born Merchant sparred with Floyd before

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather and Larry Merchant -- the HBO analyst who almost threw down while Merchant interviewed Floyd in-ring after Mayweather scored a controversial KO win over Victor Ortiz in Vegas Saturday -- do not, shall we say, send each other holiday ...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  14. Brooklyn's Powell in Mayweather camp, says Floyd hasn't lost a bi...

    Michael Woods

    The politics of the fight game, the crooked managers, shifty promoters, the dates that fall through, all the annoying impediments that must be dealt with for a boxer to ascend to the upper echelon can sap a man as much or more than physical punishmen...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  15. Floyd Mayweather is always worth watching, whether you love him o...

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather is always worth watching, whether you love him or hate him.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011