A contract dispute has nixed Antwun Echols long-awaited return to his hometown. More in the Quad City Times
Amateur boxer Jerimiah Moen died early Wednesday morning, from injuries sustained in a bout Saturday night in East Grand Forks, Minn. More.
Bill Dwyre of the Los Angeles Times has a great piece on the punch – or the footwork – that knocked out Manny Pacquiao, shocking the boxing world in December. According to trainer Freddie Roach, Pacquiao stepped on Juan Manuel Marquez’s foot. When Marquez’s foot was pulled away, Pacquiao was off-balance – setting up the knockout shot. More in the Times.