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The new "Cesar Chavez" Movie is out. Chavez agreed with the Tea Party on immigration. He was against undocumented workers working in the U.S. and he was opposed to illegals crossing the border into the U.S. Of course these things are left out of his bio by the Libs.
Obama goes to Saudi Arabia to check in with his Muslim bosses.
On this week's ScreenPicks Movie Show, we review four new films. First we'll discuss the new biblical film Noah. Then we review Arnold Schwarzenegger's new movie Sabotage. That's followed Cesar Chavez and Breathe In.
On a roundtrip to San Diego this past Saturday, we drove and drove and drove from Highland to San Diego to Fontana. Along the way, we passed a large agricultural field where I glimpsed 8-10 men, dressed for working the field (large hats, long sleeves, bandannas tied around their neck) walking among the rows of soil and greenery.
During a luncheon hosted by the Chicano Latino Caucus, I heard Maria Elena Durazo speak of the man, Cesar Chavez and La Causa. She said to the brothers and sisters in the room that this discussion was not nostalgia in any way, for the call to action is as imperative now as it ever was.
I considered the men in the field, I thought of my friends in the Warehouse Workers who have fought and won lawsuits for stolen wages, unsafe conditions and more. Fans in the warehouse. Safe, drinking water available. I reflected upon my husband who has sat in a few anti-union training sessions over the past several years. And my niece, who, in less than a year, has been told that a union only wants her money. Her hard-earned minimum wage, part-time, money.
And, I wanted to remember something grand and powerful and imperative and I wanted to move and dance and start a revolution. After all, I was sitting in the only union-hotel in both San Bernardino and Riverside county. We just had a special election where Tea Party/Anti-Union Republicans turned out 2 to 1, aided in part by a split in our candidates and by the apathy of working people. It has been two decades of Central Labor Council Secretary-Treasurer Stalnaker where cohesion and electoral effectiveness have been decimated. Yes, it is time to bring some poetry and some vision.
In the most highly anticipated fight thus far in 2015, Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov squared off in an incredibly gutsy fight live from Tunring Stone in Verona, New York.
The fight started off in Matthysse’s favor, although the first round could be considered a feel out by their standards, even though it had plenty of action compared to the average opening round. Matthysse kept Provodnikov in check and kept getting loser and looser as the round went on.HBO card was one of the most anticipated in quite some time, but the evening’s co-feature was deserving of some attention, too, although it was lost a bit on the main event. In the televised co-feature, Omaha’s favorite boxer, Terrance “Bud” Crawford, stepped up to junior welterweight for the first time and took on Thomas Dulorme.
The perception was that Crawford was the high ranked fighter worth the world-class tag, while Dulorme was the highly skilled fighter that would never live up to his original aspirations. Crawford, who struggled to make weight in his last 135lb title defense, stayed patient early and allowed Dulorme to dictate based on output.Over on ShowTime tonight, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. headlined in a fight against Andrzej Fonfara live from the StubHub Center in Carson, California. It was Chavez’s first fight back from a year long layoff.
Fonfara looked really god from the opening bell, while Chavez Jr. spent more time complaining than fighting. Fonfara stayed planted and threw meaningful shots, putting together impressive combos. Chavez wasn’t very methodical with his offense, but instead he was hoping that he could overwhelm Fonfara at some point.
Inside of the ring, objectively, it doesn't get a whole lot better than last weekend. Between Matthysse-Provodnikov and Terence Crawford vs Thomas Dulorme on HBO and Andrzej Fonfara vs Julio Cesar Chavez on Showtime, there was mayhem, dirty tactics, drama, classy boxing, blood and, not to be overlooked, tremendous heart shown. Unfortunately so much of the great stuff was overshadowed by an ill-advised social media choice from Sergey Kovalev. This week on TQBR Radio, James Foley of Bad Left Hook and The Queensberry Rules' Patrick Connor cover it all, from top to bottom -- including this coming weekend's Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings...whatever it is. Thanks for tuning in!
(Photos: Ed Mulholland/HBO/LM Otero/AP)
If a fight is called something similar to Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward, it has a lot to live up to. When Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado slugged it out in October of 2012, it seemed like we were going to get such a thing. While the fight was great for 7 rounds, it didn’t come close. Now this Saturday we have something that many are saying is Gatti-Ward, will it come close? HBO Boxing kicks off spring with an action-packed, split-site doubleheader featuring some of the most exciting fighters in the sport when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV AND TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. THOMAS DULORME is seen SATURDAY, APRIL 18 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY.
In the main event of the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXINGdoubleheader, Mexican superstar Chavez, Jr. (48-1-1, 32 KOs) meets dangerous brawler Andrzej Fonfara (26-3, 15 KOs) in a 12-round light heavyweight bout.
In the 10-round co-feature, top 10 ranked junior welterweight contender Amir Imam (16-0, 14 KOs) will aim to move one step closer to a world title opportunity when he makes his second start of 2015 against fellow power-puncher Walter Castillo (25-2, 18 KOs).
Monday, April 20, at 9PM ET/6PM PT, FightSaga Radio presents a special "Mayweather Promotions" edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue"!!
The three decade fight trainer will discuss the ongoing "Fight of the Century" event promotion handled by "Mayweather Promotions"!!
- Why haven't tickets been printed and distributed for sale?
- Will the controversial business practices be detrimental to the success of the event?
- Why didn't Mayweather want to work in a collaborative effort with Top Rank or any other established promotional group?
- When considering the overall health of boxing, what would have been a preferable method of promoting this event?
"The Gogue" will also examine this Saturday night's Heavyweight match-up at MSG in NYC, which is slated to be televised on HBO World Championship Boxing!!
- Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings, April 25, on HBO at 10PM ET/PT
- Strengths and Weaknesses
- Keys to Victory
- Final Prediction
The expert boxing coach will also talk about Chavez Jr.'s brutal stoppage loss to Andrew Fonfara this past weekend and what went wrong for PBC!!
- Can Chavez Jr. come back from quitting on his stool?
- Was Bob Arum justified in his recent and potentially slanderous statements to the media?
Tune in for another edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue", exclusively on FightSaga Radio!!
A continuation of the show on the 8th discussing Chavez's legacy in Venezuela and Latin America. The man who stood up to the Rothschilds and the NWO and their puppets George W.Bush and Barack Obama. This show will conclude the tribute to Chavez so call, you don't want to miss out on the tribute of this legendary figure.
Mondays at 4 pm PST/ 7 pm EST join Steve Kim and Gabriel Montoya for The Next Round on the LeaveItIntheRingradio.com Network.
This week, they review the PBC on NBC match-ups between Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson and Andy Lee vs. Peter Quillin.
Then, Steve and Gabriel turn their attention to the epic (on paper) HBO showdown between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov. Also on that card, Terence Crawford squares off with Thomas Dulorme.
TNR will also discuss Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr's return to the ring against Andrzej Fonfara this Saturday, live on Showtime.
And as always, news, notes and your calls.
Tweet questions live to @SteveUCNLive and @Gabriel_Montoya. Call in with questions at 347-215-7598. Or download the LIITR Boxing app to listen on your mobile device. For post-show listening, download the Audioboom app.
This episode begins with Recap from a very busy fight weekend full of close fights from the PBC on NBC featuring Garcia vs. Peterson & Quillin vs. Lee! -Also, Recap the PPV War between Rocky Martinez and Orlando Salido from Puerto Rico! Plus, Preview, Debate, & Predictions for HBO Doubleheader Main Event between Lucas Matthysee and Ruslan Provodnikov! (Including the Co-Feature Crawford vs. Dulorme!) Also, we Preview & Predict the Chavez Jr. vs. Fonfara Main Event on Showtime! Other Topics For Discussion-The plot thickens in the Kovalev vs. Stevenson Drama after Kathy Duva pulls Sergey Kovalev out of a planned purse bid this Friday because of his HBO contract. -Quick Recap of The Fight Game with Jim Lampley on HBO. -Cotto vs. Geale & Khan vs. Algieri both official at the Barclays Center! Plus, More Current News Topics! Call 646-381-4990 Listen Live or Join The Roundtable! Your Voice Will Be Heard! Follow on Twitter @RopeADopeRadio!
Sunday, April 19, at a special start time of 4:30PM ET/1:30PM PT, FightSaga Radio presents a "Matthysse, Crawford, and Chavez Jr" edition of "Boxing 411 with Joseph and Lee"!!
The FightSaga team will review all of the bouts on the two rival networks, which took place on Saturday, April 18, at three different locations.
- Lucas Matthysse MD12 over Ruslan Provodnikov on HBO
- Terence Crawford TKO 6 over Thomas Dulorme on HBO
- Andrew Fonfara RTD 9 over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Showtime
Joseph and Lee will recap the action and discuss the future of all competing fighters.
In the final thirty minutes of the broadcast, we'll get a special ringside report from FightSaga correspondent Steve "Luke" Lulkoski, who was on press row for last night's HBO fight card from Verona, New York!!
- Lucas vs. Ruslan
- Klitschko vs. Jennings preview
Tune in to another special episode of "Boxing 411 with Joseph and Lee", exclusively on FightSaga Radio!!
On this episode of Worley and Bowling we will discussing the fruit of Ruben Israel...or should I say Ruben Chavez. We will discuss his methods, the means and compare them to how this guy named Jesus witnessed to the unsaved. We will explain how this man is just a bully who preverts the scriptures and brings shame to the kingdom.
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