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    Case Closed

    As it was with the infamous knockout streak which defined Gennady Golovkin’s prime, the failure to revel in the present with Terence Crawford is tempting. Last night, Crawford ...

    On August 20, 2017 / By
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    Wilder vs Miller: The Time Is Now!

    Try as I might, I just can’t keep a straight face when I read “world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.” Believe me, it’s been tough to give him the ...

    On August 14, 2017 / By
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    Naoya Inoue: The Monster Invades America

    The light shines an iridescent blue inside the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. Dressed in blood red trunks and black gloves, a youthful looking challenger enters the ring. ...

    On August 13, 2017 / By
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    On Eddie Futch

    Perhaps it’s just me but I get the feeling Eddie Futch , who would have turned 106 yesterday, wouldn’t be too comfortable in today’s boxing world. I remember way ...

    On August 10, 2017 / By
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    Adrien Broner: About Business And Little Else

    I don’t know Adrien Broner personally but I’ve seen and heard enough to know that I don’t particularly like him. But chances are, despite any ill feelings that ...

    On August 1, 2017 / By
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    No One Should Cry For El Chacal

    Guillermo Rigondeaux is a fighter either too good for his own good, or one whose ego is too big for his own benefit. There is a fascinating divide ...

    On July 19, 2017 / By
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    The Big Mouth Factor

    I’m not going to bullshit you. I’m going to tell it like it is. I don’t hold back. I don’t pull my punches. Here’s what I think. This ...

    On July 11, 2017 / By
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    Welcome To The Circus

    There is no reason for Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to be fighting each other. No reason at all. The mere idea of matching the semi-retired Mayweather and ...

    On June 24, 2017 / By
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    The Appealing Ruthlessness Of Andre Ward

    The central premise of this article — that Andre ‘S.O.G’ Ward is a smarter, more obdurate fighter than Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev, meaner, dirtier, surpassingly vicious, constituted by sturdier ...

    On June 22, 2017 / By


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    Canelo vs Golovkin: Beyond a Punch

    Thankfully, in fewer than ten days the ridiculous circus that is Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor will be over. Barring something completely bizarre and farcical happening, Floyd will ...

    On August 17, 2017 / By
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    Andre Ward: Like Water

    With his shocking stoppage win over Sergey Kovalev this past week, Andre Ward has elevated his status and put himself in the conversation for not just the finest ...

    On June 23, 2017 / By
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    Beyond a Punch: Kovalev-Ward II

    Their first meeting was both one of the most eagerly anticipated matches of 2016 and then one of its most controversial: Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward. For three ...

    On May 31, 2017 / By
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    Q&A With Lee Wylie (No. 5)

    Suffering from uncertainty about your lead shoulder feint? Having trouble with your distance management or footwork? Are tactical concerns regarding your favorite fighter keeping you up at night? ...

    On May 19, 2017 / By
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    Jose Napoles: Artful Aggression

    At its technical height, the skill of boxing is all about making offense and defense blend together into one seamless athletic act. No matter where you rank Jose ...

    On April 10, 2017 / By
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    Salvador Sanchez: Counterpunch

    “I’m convinced that Salvador Sanchez was the best Mexican fighter of all time. Even better than Julio Cesar Chavez.”    — Wilfredo Gomez “He consistently showed the understanding ...

    On February 12, 2017 / By

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