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    Five Myths About Judging

    In the aftermath of the controversial draw verdict for Saturday’s huge heavyweight showdown, attention has once again turned to the ancient question of how boxing matches are scored ...

    On December 6, 2018 / By
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    Dec. 05, 1947: Louis vs Walcott I

    Bad decisions. Robberies. Ridiculous scorecards. Maybe nothing sickens a fight fan more than the judges rendering a final verdict which makes a mockery of a hard-fought contest. Sadly, ...

    On December 5, 2018 / By
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    The Fight City Podcast No. 8

    Welcome back to The Fight City podcast. As usual, Alden Chodash is at the controls, with site founder and editor Michael Carbert in the co-pilot seat. This week ...

    On December 5, 2018 / By
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    Adonis Stevenson: How Did It Happen?

    The long and controversial reign of WBC and lineal light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson ended in brutal fashion Saturday, after an onslaught of punches from decorated Ukrainian contender ...

    On December 4, 2018 / By
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    Dec. 3, 1982: Gomez vs Pintor

    On this date back in 1982, Wilfredo Gomez and Lupe Pintor helped write another thrilling chapter in the long saga of glorious violence that is the boxing rivalry ...

    On December 3, 2018 / By
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    Fight Report: Wilder vs Fury

    The Event: In the most hotly anticipated heavyweight affair since Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson squared off in Memphis 16 years ago, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury meet in ...

    On December 2, 2018 / By
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    Fight Report: Stevenson vs Gvozdyk

    The Event: The drama of the occasion was summed up in a single word, the title given to the match: “Obligatoire.” For non-Quebecois fight fans, that translates to ...

    On December 2, 2018 / By
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    Five Reasons Why “The Gypsy King” Will Win

    Almost three years to the day since he defeated Wladimir Klitschko for the WBA, WBO, IBF and lineal heavyweight titles, Tyson Fury steps through the ropes tonight to ...

    On December 1, 2018 / By
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    Nov. 30, 1979: Benitez vs Leonard

    Perhaps few people at the time realized it, but the title match between Wilfred “Radar” Benitez and Sugar Ray Leonard at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas constituted an extremely ...

    On November 30, 2018 / By
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    Nov. 30, 1956: Patterson vs Moore

    In decades past, when undisputed heavyweight champions were the norm and not the exception, they inevitably created a great vacuum of power upon retiring. It was a mad scramble ...

    On November 30, 2018 / By
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    Fury vs Wilder: Bombs And Bravado

    Simply put, these are not your grandfather’s heavyweights. These are not even your father’s heavyweights. Despite everything the two behemoths may lack in craft compared to previous generations, ...

    On November 29, 2018 / By
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    Stevenson vs Gvozdyk: Mandatory Mayhem

    With WBC light heavyweight belt-holder Adonis “Superman” Stevenson set to face mandatory top contender Oleksander Gvozdyk this Saturday at the Vidéotron Centre in Quebec City, the champion is ...

    On November 29, 2018 / By
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    Wilder vs Fury: The Fight City Picks

    When talk first surfaced several months ago of Tyson Fury abandoning his own comeback schedule to instead challenge WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, very few took the idea ...

    On November 28, 2018 / By
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    Double Standards

    Adonis Stevenson has been a world boxing champion since June of 2013 but during that time, instead of establishing recognition as one of the best belt-holders of recent ...

    On November 27, 2018 / By
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    The Sweet Science

    One of the obvious realizations upon re-reading A.J. Liebling’s The Sweet Science is that while much has changed in the sport over the last 60 years, other things ...

    On November 26, 2018 / By

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    The Fight City Podcast No. 8

    Welcome back to The Fight City podcast. As usual, Alden Chodash is at the controls, with site founder and editor Michael Carbert in the co-pilot seat. This week ...

    On December 5, 2018 / By
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    Fight Report: Wilder vs Fury

    The Event: In the most hotly anticipated heavyweight affair since Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson squared off in Memphis 16 years ago, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury meet in ...

    On December 2, 2018 / By
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    Fight Report: Stevenson vs Gvozdyk

    The Event: The drama of the occasion was summed up in a single word, the title given to the match: “Obligatoire.” For non-Quebecois fight fans, that translates to ...

    On December 2, 2018 / By
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    Fury vs Wilder: Bombs And Bravado

    Simply put, these are not your grandfather’s heavyweights. These are not even your father’s heavyweights. Despite everything the two behemoths may lack in craft compared to previous generations, ...

    On November 29, 2018 / By
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    Stevenson vs Gvozdyk: Mandatory Mayhem

    With WBC light heavyweight belt-holder Adonis “Superman” Stevenson set to face mandatory top contender Oleksander Gvozdyk this Saturday at the Vidéotron Centre in Quebec City, the champion is ...

    On November 29, 2018 / By
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    Wilder vs Fury: The Fight City Picks

    When talk first surfaced several months ago of Tyson Fury abandoning his own comeback schedule to instead challenge WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, very few took the idea ...

    On November 28, 2018 / By
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    Fight City Podcast No. 7

    Time again for The Fight City podcast, steered by Alden Chodash, with site founder and editor Michael Carbert riding shotgun. Jam-packed episode this week as we’re talking Bivol ...

    On November 26, 2018 / By
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    Fight City Podcast No. 6

    Time for the latest edition of The Fight City Podcast! As usual, Alden Chodash is at the helm, with site editor Michael Carbert joining him in some rousing discussion on various boxing ...

    On November 21, 2018 / By
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    Philadelphia Fight Night

    Manny Rivera, co-owner of Hard Hitting Promotions, was walking the main room of the 2300 Arena in a checked suit that would have fit the scene back when ...

    On November 20, 2018 / By

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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 208

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week: It’s the Final Episode! Manny not too excited by Usyk vs Joshua! Hoping Usyk ...

    On November 17, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 207

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week: Congratulations to Jonathan Di Bella! Canada’s best kick-boxer! Congrats to Jessica Camara! What’s going ...

    On November 9, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 206

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week:  Congratulations to Heather Hardy! Manny hoping for a Hardy vs Jelena Mrdjenovich showdown! Marie-Eve Dicaire ...

    On November 2, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 205

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week: Congratulations to Tevin Farmer! Congrats to Groupe Yvon Michel for an excellent show at ...

    On October 26, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 204

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week:  Congratulations are due! Congrats to “Bud” Crawford! Congrats to Eye Of The Tiger on ...

    On October 18, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 203

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week:  Congratulations are due! Congrats to Artur Beterbiev! Tested but terrifying! Congrats also to Batyr ...

    On October 12, 2018 / By

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    The Georgia Deacon

    He was only 32 when he died but if, as the old saw goes, only the good die young, then Tiger Flowers could not have escaped his fate. ...

    On December 9, 2018 / By
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    Mayweather vs Hatton

    “My heart will explode before I leave him alone for one second,” Ricky Hatton had promised prior to his showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. As it turned out, ...

    On December 8, 2018 / By
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    Ali vs Bonavena

    You can take issue with his politics, label him a braggart and a loudmouth, make an inventory of all the lucky breaks he got, and even insist that ...

    On December 7, 2018 / By
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    Dec. 05, 1947: Louis vs Walcott I

    Bad decisions. Robberies. Ridiculous scorecards. Maybe nothing sickens a fight fan more than the judges rendering a final verdict which makes a mockery of a hard-fought contest. Sadly, ...

    On December 5, 2018 / By
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    Dec. 3, 1982: Gomez vs Pintor

    On this date back in 1982, Wilfredo Gomez and Lupe Pintor helped write another thrilling chapter in the long saga of glorious violence that is the boxing rivalry ...

    On December 3, 2018 / By
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    Nov. 30, 1979: Benitez vs Leonard

    Perhaps few people at the time realized it, but the title match between Wilfred “Radar” Benitez and Sugar Ray Leonard at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas constituted an extremely ...

    On November 30, 2018 / By
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    Nov. 30, 1956: Patterson vs Moore

    In decades past, when undisputed heavyweight champions were the norm and not the exception, they inevitably created a great vacuum of power upon retiring. It was a mad scramble ...

    On November 30, 2018 / By
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    Nov. 24, 1990: Jackson vs Graham

    All it takes is one punch. In baseball, you can overturn a three run deficit, win the game or even the World Series, with a single thunderous swing ...

    On November 24, 2018 / By
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    Nov. 21, 1987: Chavez vs Rosario

    No one questions the fact that Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. is an all-time great and, for me at least, the best Mexican pugilist ever, though my editor, Mr. ...

    On November 21, 2018 / By

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    The Sweet Science

    One of the obvious realizations upon re-reading A.J. Liebling’s The Sweet Science is that while much has changed in the sport over the last 60 years, other things ...

    On November 26, 2018 / By
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    The Gods Of War

    One of the best parts about being a boxing fan is the vitality of the sport’s history and the spirited debates and discussions that arise from it. The ...

    On November 17, 2018 / By
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    When We Were Kings

    More than two decades ago, one of the finest boxing documentaries ever made was finally released. The Academy Award-winning When We Were Kings details Muhammad Ali’s 1974 fight with ...

    On October 24, 2018 / By
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    The Edge of Fat City

    Like humanity, the world of boxing consists largely of losers. Perhaps the most self-defeating kind of loser is one who fails to take responsibility for his failures, instead ...

    On October 13, 2018 / 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 October 2, 2018 / By
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    The Long Count

    Nine decades 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 in ...

    On September 22, 2018 / By

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