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    Plaster of Torrance (Part Two)

    Plaster of Torrance: Unwrapping the Meaning of Antonio Margarito, Part Two. Excerpted from The Bittersweet Science. There are times when boxing matches resemble more a bullfight than they ...

    On July 30, 2020 / By
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    Plaster Of Torrance (Part One)

    Last week we marked the anniversary of the legendary first battle between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito. To pay further tribute to this remarkable fight, we would like ...

    On July 29, 2020 / By
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    Older Than You Think

    Like everyone else during the quarantine, I’ve been desperate for boxing content in the months between live cards. Aside from YouTube rabbit holes, I also dove into books ...

    On July 20, 2020 / By
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    Fifty Epic Fights: The 1990s

    We got some bad news, fellow fight fans: looks like COVID-19 isn’t going anywhere, at least not for quite a while. So, depending on where you reside, you ...

    On July 14, 2020 / By
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    Fear And Loathing In Zaire

    Hunter S. Thompson is undoubtedly an icon of the “counter-culture” movement. He was also undoubtedly a miserable failure as a boxing writer. A motorcycle-racing, gun-loving, Nixon-hating, booze-swilling, narcotic-ingesting ...

    On July 9, 2020 / By
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    The Super Middleweight Super Six

    Since being established by the major sanctioning bodies in the mid-80s, the super middleweight class has produced some classic contests. I was fortunate to grow into an avid ...

    On June 1, 2020 / By
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    The Last Time I Sparred

    I turned forty-years-old in 1998 and had not boxed competitively for over fifteen years. I still worked out regularly, though I called it “training,” instead of “working out,” ...

    On May 28, 2020 / By
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    Happy Birthday To Marvelous Marvin

    It’s the birthday of “The Marvelous One,” an all-time great middleweight champion who, for close to a full decade, was part of any discussion about the best fighter ...

    On May 23, 2020 / By
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    Eighty Fights From The 80’s (Part Two)

    We know you’ve barely started sampling all the great battles we listed yesterday in Part One of this list, but we promised, and so we deliver: here’s the ...

    On May 13, 2020 / By

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