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    Hawk Time Forever

    Were he still with us, Aaron Pryor would be 62-years-old today. Gone too soon, and taken in the same year that saw the passing of Muhammad Ali, the ...

    On October 20, 2017 / By
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    The End Of Middleweight Madness?

    The 160 pound class has long been considered one of boxing’s so-called “glamour divisions,” the locale of numerous great champions and great fights, but in recent years it’s ...

    On October 19, 2017 / By
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    Oct. 18, 1991: Mercer vs Morrison

    Most boxing fans are familiar with the ancient chestnut, “As the heavyweights go, so goes boxing,” and it would be difficult to argue that the old saw bears ...

    On October 18, 2017 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 152

    Hey, fight freaks! Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! From Manny Montreal! Congrats this week to Tony Luis, Oleksandr Teslenko and Mohamed Soumaoro! Special shout out to ACB in ...

    On October 17, 2017 / By
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    Oct. 16, 1970: Olivares vs Castillo II

    The rivalry between Ruben Olivares and Jesus Castillo—one of the most revered in Mexican boxing lore—took place in an era when the bantamweight division was dominated by Mexicans, with “El Púas” ...

    On October 16, 2017 / By
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    Oct. 15, 1987: Tyson vs Biggs

    It’s 1987 and nothing and no one can stop heavyweight wrecking machine Mike Tyson. The year before he had blown away Trevor Berbick in two rounds to become the ...

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    Oct. 14, 1949: Gavilan vs Jack

    It was the classic clash of the old king vs the future king when the once-great Beau Jack met Kid Gavilan in Chicago Stadium in a ten round, non-title ...

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    When The Best Fight The Best

    It seems that for many boxing fans it’s fashionable to hate on Guillermo Rigndeaux, but I don’t understand why that is. Seriously, what is there to dislike about ...

    On October 13, 2017 / By
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    Time To Make A Statement

    There is something about Erislandy Lara that causes one to think, even after all this time, that he is still on the cusp of a career-defining moment. With ...

    On October 12, 2017 / By
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    Oct. 11, 1992: Lopez vs Lin

    Ricardo Lopez’s nickname in Spanish was ‘El Finito,’ which translates as ‘The Fine One.’ Sometimes a boxer’s nickname does not aptly reflect the nature of its bearer, but ...

    On October 11, 2017 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 151

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! From the one-and-only Manny Montreal! Congratulations to Conor Benn and Chris Eubank Jr.! Plus, major congrats to Demetrious Johnson! Amazing performance and he ...

    On October 11, 2017 / By
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    The Journey Of Tony Luis

    To say that Tony “Lightning” Luis has been twice resurrected is both accurate and unfair. Resurrection implies the miraculous, but divine intervention did not rescue Luis after Jose Hernandez ...

    On October 10, 2017 / By

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    The End Of Middleweight Madness?

    The 160 pound class has long been considered one of boxing’s so-called “glamour divisions,” the locale of numerous great champions and great fights, but in recent years it’s ...

    On October 19, 2017 / By
  • Columns 2

    When The Best Fight The Best

    It seems that for many boxing fans it’s fashionable to hate on Guillermo Rigndeaux, but I don’t understand why that is. Seriously, what is there to dislike about ...

    On October 13, 2017 / By
  • Columns 2

    Time To Make A Statement

    There is something about Erislandy Lara that causes one to think, even after all this time, that he is still on the cusp of a career-defining moment. With ...

    On October 12, 2017 / By
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    The Wilder vs Ortiz Debacle

    Last month boxing fans were treated to the welcome news that WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, aka “The Bronze Bomber,” would defend his title against one of the ...

    On October 5, 2017 / By
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    The Canelo vs Golovkin Draw: Best Case Scenario

    Gennady Golovkin, the monster of the middleweight division, vs Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, a superstar of boxing and clearly its future. An epic fight, one of the most anticipated ...

    On September 30, 2017 / By
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    Return Of The Rebel

    “I love boxing. I love hitting people. I love hurting people.” So says Mike ‘ The Rebel ‘ Perez in a recent promotional video for his World Boxing ...

    On September 29, 2017 / By
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    Saunders vs Monroe: The Other Middleweight Title Fight

    Two long years have elapsed since Billy Joe Saunders last had a fight of substance. That was when he took a close decision over Andy Lee to win ...

    On September 15, 2017 / By
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    At Long Last

    Since Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao trolled the sporting world to the tune of six hundred million dollars two years ago, boxing fans have craved a superfight. A ...

    On September 12, 2017 / By
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    The Trials Of Chocolatito

    Last March the boxing world was in collective shock when the mighty Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, boxing’s consensus #1 pound-for-pound fighter, was left bloodied and narrowly defeated at the ...

    On September 8, 2017 / By

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    Boxing Returns To Portland

    It’s been nearly 12 years since the city of Portland, Oregon played host to a professional boxing card. Few people around the “Rose City” actually remember its bustling ...

    On October 23, 2017 / By
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    Hawk Time Forever

    Were he still with us, Aaron Pryor would be 62-years-old today. Gone too soon, and taken in the same year that saw the passing of Muhammad Ali, the ...

    On October 20, 2017 / By
  • Features 2

    The Journey Of Tony Luis

    To say that Tony “Lightning” Luis has been twice resurrected is both accurate and unfair. Resurrection implies the miraculous, but divine intervention did not rescue Luis after Jose Hernandez ...

    On October 10, 2017 / By
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    Undisputed Chaos

    The other week saw one of the most compelling match-ups boxing has to offer finally happen: “Supremacy” — Gennady Golovkin vs Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The significance of this ...

    On September 25, 2017 / By
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    Desperation In Inglewood

    There is little doubt that WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares is among the best fighters in the world, but an uneven performance against Luke Campbell suggests the end ...

    On September 24, 2017 / By
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    Jake LaMotta: 1922-2017

    Jake LaMotta, who died yesterday from complications due to pneumonia, was boxing’s oldest living former champion and a direct link to the “Golden Age” of prizefighting, a time ...

    On September 20, 2017 / By
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    Golovkin vs Canelo: The Day After

    The most anticipated match of 2017 delivered in numerous ways and in the end it was 12 highly competitive rounds which were a credit to both fighters. Herewith, ...

    On September 17, 2017 / By
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    Battle For The Soul Of Mexican Boxing

    If you place a large map of Mexico on your wall and then try to put your finger exactly on its center, your index will land very close ...

    On September 14, 2017 / By
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    Canelo vs Golovkin: The Fight City Picks

    It’s a match we’ve been waiting for since at least November of 2015 when Saul Alvarez defeated Miguel Cotto to win the lineal middleweight championship of the world. ...

    On September 13, 2017 / By

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