The Fight City


  • rigondeaux-victory-1024
    Columns 2

    Rigondeaux Returns

    If boxing were an organism, talent would be the marrow strengthening its bones. Beneath the pageantry, in a place untouched by politics and careerism, a firm structure exists without which boxing ...

    On November 20, 2015 / By
  • Sad Andre Ward
    Columns 1

    The Tragedy of Boxers With CID

    Ring rust is real. Three long years is what John L. Sullivan waited between fights; Jack Dempsey did the same. Neither heavyweight returned from the long, dry spell ...

    On November 15, 2015 / By
  • Bradley_Rios_weighin 8888
    Columns 0

    Going All-In: Bradley vs Rios

    Timothy Bradley and Brandon Rios are, by almost any measure, highly successful pugilists. They know seven-figure paydays and what it feels like to fight in glitzy venues in ...

    On November 7, 2015 / By
  • Lomachenko-Walters
    Columns 4

    Lomachenko’s Muse

    What is art? And how do we evaluate it? Great minds through the centuries have pondered these questions, brooding over the subjective nature of aesthetic judgment. Must art ...

    On November 5, 2015 / By
  • 14 Nov 1998:  Sugar Shane Mosley (right) in action against Jesse James Leija during the fight at the Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.  Mosley won the bout with a TKO in the ninth round. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello  /Allsport
    Columns 1

    The Sugar Shane We Want To Remember

    Against all logic and the pleas of serious boxing fans everywhere, future Hall of Famer and former all-around good guy “Sugar” Shane Mosley refuses to retire. The latest ...

    On November 1, 2015 / By
  • shawn porter 888
    Columns 4

    The Smartest Man In Boxing?

    “Too #blessed to be stressed!! How all my people doin out there on this beautiful Monday??” These words appeared on Twitter last week and they came from the ...

    On October 28, 2015 / By


Lee Wylie

  • 111CanelovsCotto
    Lee Wylie 6

    Cotto vs Canelo: Lee Wylie’s Pick

    The Fight City is proud to be the home of Lee Wylie and as part of our special coverage in advance of an historic clash of champions, Cotto ...

    On November 17, 2015 / By
  • AAAAACotto-vs-canelo-1280
    Lee Wylie 0

    Beyond a Punch: Cotto vs Canelo

    There’s more to boxing than meets the eye and there’s more to Cotto vs Canelo than just another exciting Puerto Rico vs Mexico showdown. This is without question ...

    On November 13, 2015 / By
  • 222mayweather_0001-1
    Lee Wylie 2

    Floyd Mayweather: Best Of A Generation

    Whether or not he deserves consideration as “TBE,” when all is said and done Floyd Mayweather Jr. remains one of the most talented and skilled defensive boxers the ...

    On October 28, 2015 / By
  • RomanGonzalez10888
    Lee Wylie 1

    The Art of Moving

    As you may have heard during the HBO broadcast last night, Jim Lampley is a Lee Wylie fan (and who isn’t?). While extolling the ring skills of Roman ...

    On October 18, 2015 / By
  • Eddie Futch
    Lee Wylie 1

    Eddie Futch: Deposing The Greatest

    Joe Frazier might never have been such a potent aggressive force without the guidance of master trainer Eddie Futch. Futch’s keen eye and strategic thinking were instrumental in ...

    On October 3, 2015 / By
  • Lee, Quillin, Cotto, Canelo:  which has the guts to face this man?
    Lee Wylie 0

    The Way of the Hunter

    Gennady Golovkin is a relentless hunter gunning for the kill. In his latest video, analyst Lee Wylie shows you exactly how the best middleweight in the world tracks ...

    On September 26, 2015 / By

Manny Montreal


Fight City Reviews

  • 111FistREich
    Fight City Reviews 0

    Fist of the Reich

    Max Schmeling was the first German-born world heavyweight champion and the only boxer to defeat Joe Louis in “The Brown Bomber’s” prime. A sporting hero to the German people, he risked ...

    On November 10, 2015 / By
  • 111Long Count photo Tunney down
    Fight City Reviews 0

    The Long Count

    Nearly 90 years have passed since the rematch between Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey took place on a brisk September evening at Chicago’s Soldier Field in 1927, and ...

    On September 3, 2015 / By
  • 1ONenightinvegas
    Fight City Reviews 0

    One Night In Vegas

    It was inevitable that somewhere in ESPN’s acclaimed 30 for 30 series there would be a film on Mike Tyson. But instead of a conventional documentary on Tyson’s life, which ...

    On September 1, 2015 / By
  • 111sun kil moon
    Fight City Reviews 0

    Sun Kil Moon: “Salvador Sanchez”

    In Salvador Sanchez, singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek walks amongst men who died before their time. Such deaths are tragic almost by definition, but in the case of the young ...

    On August 17, 2015 / By
  • 111FacingAliposter
    Fight City Reviews 0

    Facing Ali

    Casualties of a cruel sport. Broken spokes on boxing’s eternal wheel. Archetypes for the noble poor. Or, to cast such reductive generalizing aside, perhaps just men who made a choice. Facing Ali, ...

    On August 7, 2015 / By
  • Larry_Holmes_4
    Fight City Reviews 0

    Cut Time

    In Cut Time: An Education at the Fights, Carlo Rotella expounds deeply on a thesis boxing fans have heard before; namely, that the fight game serves as a ...

    On July 5, 2015 / By

The Top Twelve