Author Archives: Emmanuel C. Mejia

Emmanuel Cervantes Mejia is a passionate boxing fan with experience participating in the poetic sport. With the desire of staying relatively close to the world of boxing, he is elated to be writing for ProBoxing-Fans.com. He currently has a collection of poetry published and has completed a novel as of March 2015. He resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. He can be contacted directly at: cafeofwords@gmail.com

Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto: The first fight, the aftermath, the rematch & a prediction

This month marks the five year anniversary of the Welterweight title fight between the then champion Andre Berto, now (30-4, 23 KO’s) and Victor Ortiz, now (31-5-2, 24 KO’s) offered to the Mashuntucket, Connecticut crowd. The Ring magazine awarded the two pugilists with the 2011 “Fight of the Year.” After all this time, the two fighters are set to meet again, and in different ways, each man’s career is on the line.

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Daniel Jacobs vs. Peter Quillin fight preview, analysis & prediction

Fight pick & preview – Jacobs vs. Quillin: Brooklyn, New York’s Barclays Center will host a night of boxing with middleweight titlist Daniel “Miracle Man”  Jacobs defending his alphabet title against Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin on Saturday, December 5th, live on Showtime. Quillin could possibly face his biggest test as of yet in Jacobs; respectfully surpassing his distinguished draw with Andy Lee back in April of this year. In this fight we will see two of the top five middleweights in the world face each other; Pro Boxing Fans ranked #3 fighter in Quillin and ranked #5 champion in Jacobs. A middleweight ...

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Why Roman Gonzalez deserves to be the number 1 pound for pound fighter

This past Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez and Brian “Hawaiian Punch” Viloria arguably stole the HBO Pay-Per-View event with their competitive fight. Gonzalez defended his flyweight title against a well prepared and determined Viloria, and through his dominant showing, made the case that he should be the number 1 pound for pound fighter in the world.

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Will Roman Gonzalez get his much-deserved star status this weekend on Golovkin-Lemieux HBO PPV card?

Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez: A Star Without a Spotlight Nicaragua’s undefeated champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez fits the bill as to what the sport demands in terms of its stars — a combination of skill in tandem with will, pride and courage, as well as humility. Yet, despite being ranked #3 pound for pound, he remains relatively unknown to the casual fan due to the lack of publicity he has been given. That is perhaps set to change, as Gonzalez appears in the co-feature to this weekend’s Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux HBO pay-per-view card from Madison Square Garden, against Brian “The ...

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Is Gennady Golovkin on a collision course with David Lemieux?

Not Many Options for Gennady Golovkin’s Next Fight: Miguel Cotto, Saul Alvarez or Andre Ward? These are three prizefighters that Gennady Golovkin has expressed eagerness to face. Sporting a 22-knockout winning streak, Golovkin is exciting to watch and poses as a threat to any middleweight at the moment. While Golovkin is the number 1 challenger and Cotto is currently the middleweight king, it’s no secret that most feel that “GGG” is already the man in the division. Still, big name opponents have been hard to come by for Golovkin, and the current situation seems to see him headed towards one ...

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Keith Thurman vs. Luis Collazo preview & prediction

Tampa is in for a night of boxing on July 11th with undefeated WBA welterweight titlist Keith Thurman taking on veteran Luis Collazo. The fight will be aired live on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN. Fight fans are sure to be happy with the anticipation that this fight could well be a slugfest. Thurman is the bigger puncher of the two but Collazo has proved to be able to handle world-class power.

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Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter preview & prediction

The MGM Grand of Las Vegas will host a night of boxing on June 20th that will be broadcasted live on NBC Premier Boxing Champions. Ranked 9th at Junior Welterweight, Adrien Broner will once again move up to Welterweight — actually a 144 lbs catchweight — to face our number 7-ranked Welterweight in Shawn Porter. No title will be at stake but this matchup can be a step in the right direction for both fighters, each of which are still rebounding from their lone career losses.

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