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    Spence vs Ocampo

    While pound-for-pound lists are, essentially, about as accurate and meaningful as an imaginary ranking of the greatest comic book superheroes or mythological warriors, right now no serious discussion ...

    On June 14, 2018 / By
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    The Weekend That Was

    Terence Crawford demonstrated again what a superb talent he is as, with power, strength and skill, he methodically broke down and dispatched Jeff Horn in the ninth round ...

    On June 10, 2018 / By
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    Four To Watch

    While last weekend offered slim pickings in terms of ring action, this weekend is something else. On tap, a number of relevant matches involving some of the sport’s biggest ...

    On June 7, 2018 / By
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    Fight Report: Inoue vs McDonnell

    The Event It was always going to be a tall order for Britain’s Jamie McDonnell. Defending away from home and competing against one of the world’s best boxers, ...

    On May 25, 2018 / By
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    Shiro vs Lopez: Rematch In Tokyo

    Inside the gym his father owns in Kyoto, Japan, Ken Shiro prepares for his upcoming defense of his WBC light flyweight championship, a rematch against Ganigan Lopez. It ...

    On May 23, 2018 / By
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    Fight Report: Stevenson vs Jack

    The Event  Stevenson vs Jack represented one of the best and most interesting match-ups to be made in the light heavyweight division for some time, not to mention ...

    On May 20, 2018 / By
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    Stevenson vs Jack: The Fight City Picks

    It’s an intriguing match-up featuring two of the very best in a stacked light heavyweight division. Adonis Stevenson and Badou Jack are, without question, elite-level pugilists and this ...

    On May 17, 2018 / By
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    The Weekend That Was

    This edition of my semi-regular weekend recaps is late and is going to be a bit on the random side because your friendly scribe here tripped over a ...

    On May 14, 2018 / By
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    McCluskey’s Dozen: 30 Years Of Talent

    Talent is an almost indefinable quality. You can spot it in a prodigious young athlete but it’s difficult to define precisely what it is. It can manifest itself ...

    On May 9, 2018 / By

Lee Wylie

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    Linares vs Lomachenko: The Tactical Overview

    On May 12, WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares defends his championship against boxing phenom Vasyl Lomachenko and while one can argue there are even better, even more tantalizing ...

    On April 24, 2018 / By
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    The Genius Of Sugar Ray Robinson

    It is almost a cliché of sports: Sugar Ray Robinson is, pound-for-pound, the greatest boxer of all-time. While in fact some boxing historians point to Harry Greb and Sam Langford ...

    On April 9, 2018 / By
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    Henry Armstrong: Calculated Chaos

    When Henry Armstrong invaded the featherweight division and assumed its pinnacle before going on to seize the crowns of the lightweight and welterweight divisions, professional boxing operated quite ...

    On January 30, 2018 / By
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    The Tao Of Roberto Duran

    Lee Wylie is one of the most insightful analysts in boxing but he’s also a fan and makes no secret of the fact that Roberto Duran is his ...

    On January 20, 2018 / By
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    Ali: The Fighter

    1. What tactics or skills were most crucial to Muhammad Ali’s boxing success? Distance and Timing: By leaning forward at the waist, Ali could, almost at will, cause ...

    On January 17, 2018 / By
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    Diego Corrales: The Boxer

    “Not my usual thing,” wrote Lee Wylie when he posted this video, “but I felt inspired.” Those who are regular viewers of Mr. Wylie’s creations know he is ...

    On January 2, 2018 / By

Manny Montreal

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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 186

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! Congratulations to Groupe Yvon Michel on another successful fight card at the Montreal Casino! Great ...

    On June 14, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 185

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! Congratulations to Lee Baxter Promotions! Hoping for a rematch for Jessica Camara! Bivol vs Barrera ...

    On June 6, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 184

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! Congratulations to Eye Of The Tiger Management for the big Quebec City fight card! Arslan ...

    On May 30, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 183

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week, special two-part video! Because Manny has stuff to say about Stevenson vs Jack! ...

    On May 23, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 182

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week: Congratulations to Vasyl Lomachenko! And Jorge Linares! Beautiful fight! “Hi-Tech” is human after ...

    On May 17, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 181

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! Take a look at Manny’s Patreon page! This week: Congratulations to Donnybrook Boxing Promotions! Sell-out crowd in ...

    On May 9, 2018 / By

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    A Requiem for Iron Mike

    “The only thing we knew was violence in Brownsville, even with people we love.”  — Mike Tyson We cannot escape Mike Tyson. Never boxing’s patron saint but no ...

    On May 28, 2018 / By
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    The Good Son

    The 1980s remain perhaps the most successful decade in boxing’s history, a rare time when the sport was highly popular and widely accepted as mainstream entertainment. Champions such ...

    On May 24, 2018 / By
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    Requiem For A Heavyweight

    In its visual style and heady narrative, Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) resembles few other films of its genre and ranks among the greatest boxing movies of all ...

    On May 12, 2018 / By
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    Golden Gloves

    In grainy black and white, half-naked boys and young men form a line in a Montreal gymnasium. They’re lean and fit, registration cards tucked into snug white briefs ...

    On April 3, 2018 / By
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    12 Rounds In Lo’s Gym

    An amateur boxer prowling the stands in desperation, looking for a last-second opponent. Silver Gloves competitions filled with anxious fighting novices. “Tough Man” contests brimming with fighters long ...

    On March 27, 2018 / By
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    McIlvanney On Boxing

    A.J. Liebling will always be boxing’s literary standard bearer, his masterwork The Sweet Science certain to find appreciative fans through the generations. If there’s a top table of ...

    On February 8, 2018 / By

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