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    The Fights We Want To See In 2020

    No one can dispute the fact that 2019 was a strong year for boxing with some excellent fights we’ll remember for a long time to come. Match-ups such ...

    On January 20, 2020 / By
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    2019 Fighter Of The Year

    Fighter of the Year Nominees Vasyl Lomachenko Naoya Inoue Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Josh Taylor Manny Pacquiao Jean Pascal Winner: Naoya Inoue Welcome to the Two Fight Club! Sadly, ...

    On January 7, 2020 / By
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    2019 Fight Of The Year

    Fight of the Year Nominations: Julian Williams W12 Jarrett Hurd David Lemieux W10 Max Bursak Gennady Golovkin W12 Sergiy Derevyanchenko Errol Spence W12 Shawn Porter Yuki Beppu TKO10 ...

    On January 7, 2020 / By
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    2019 Knockout Of The Year

    Knockout of the Year Nominations: Nonito Donaire KO6 Stephon Young Ryan Rozicki KO2 Khetag Pliev Oscar Escandon KO1 Jhack Tepora Teofimo Lopez TKO2 Richard Commey Deontay Wilder KO7 ...

    On January 6, 2020 / By
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    2019 Performance Of The Year

    Performance of the Year Nominees: Sergey Kovalev (vs Eleider Alvarez) Nonito Donaire (vs Naoya Inoue) Naoya Inoue (vs Nonito Donaire) Manny Pacquiao (vs Keith Thurman) Canelo Alvarez (vs ...

    On January 6, 2020 / By
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    2019 Upset Of The Year

    Upset of the Year Nominees: Andy Ruiz Jr. TKO7 Anthony Joshua Andrew Cancio KO4 Alberto Machado Julian Williams W12 Jarrett Hurd Oscar Escandon KO1 Jhack Tepora Jean Pascal ...

    On January 5, 2020 / By
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    2019 Round Of The Year

    Round of the Year Nominees: Jean Pascal vs Badou Jack: Round Twelve Naoya Inoue vs Nonito Donaire: Round Eleven David Lemieux vs Max Bursak: Round Ten Maurice Hooker ...

    On January 5, 2020 / By
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    2019: The Nominations

    As the old saying goes, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …” and it’s difficult to conjure up a more apt statement ...

    On January 3, 2020 / By
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    The Fighter Of The Decade

    In a way, it makes perfect sense that the true stand-out prizefighter of the past decade would become for many boxing fans, if not most, something of an ...

    On December 31, 2019 / By

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    Muhammad Ali: The Fighter

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

    On January 17, 2020 / By
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    Sun Tzu, Musashi, & The Pound-For-Pound Five

    It’s a never-ending debate among hardcore boxing fans: just who are, pound-for-pound, the very best ring warriors active today. Various criteria are at play and the answers are ...

    On December 22, 2019 / 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 December 12, 2019 / By
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    Happy Birthday To The Old Master

    Joe Gans was one of boxing’s first true masters. He pioneered many now common boxing techniques and his crafty ways and unmatched ring intelligence earned him the nickname ...

    On November 25, 2019 / By
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    Canelo The Killer

    It’s been almost two weeks since Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev met in a ring in Las Vegas in what fight fans had hoped would be ...

    On November 19, 2019 / By
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    Canelo vs Kovalev: The Tactical Overview

    All boxing matches are, to some degree or other, worthy of study in terms of strategy and tactics. Of course the more capable and sophisticated the pugilists, the ...

    On October 28, 2019 / By


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    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 January 11, 2020 / By
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    The Blood Feud

    HBO’s 2008 film Thrilla In Manila is a sports documentary with an agenda; not necessarily a bad thing, but when a bias obscures and twists the truth, as happens here, ...

    On December 28, 2019 / By
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    A Requiem for Iron Mike

    “The only thing we knew was violence in Brownsville, even with people we love.”                            — ...

    On December 13, 2019 / 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 December 4, 2019 / By
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    In recent years women’s boxing has taken huge strides forward, its participants commanding more attention than ever before. Tokyo 2020 will the third Olympic Games to feature a ...

    On November 27, 2019 / By
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    The Boxing Kings

    It’s one of life’s most interesting ironies that prizefighting–a brutal, often exploitative, enterprise baptized as “the red light district of sports” by the late Jimmy Cannon–is the most ...

    On November 20, 2019 / By

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