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Lee Wylie

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    The Complete Boxer

    These days, when conversation among boxing fans turns to the question of who is currently the best practitioner of “The Sweet Science,” pound-for-pound, any number of names could ...

    On October 19, 2018 / By
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    Joe Louis: Mechanical Wonder

    “I could have struggled up once more, but when I get executed, people are going to have to pay more than twenty-five dollars a seat to watch it.”  ...

    On September 25, 2018 / By
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    Subtle Sophistication

    Today is the anniversary of the birth of one of boxing’s singular champions, the greatest featherweight of all-time and a true original, Willie Pep. And while he passed ...

    On September 19, 2018 / By
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    Canelo vs Golovkin II: The Tactical Overview

    It seemed to take forever for Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to finally get in the ring and try to settle the question of who was the ...

    On August 24, 2018 / By
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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

Manny Montreal

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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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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 202

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week:  Congrats to, among others, Dierry Jean! New beginning! Congrats also to Patrice Volny! Huge ...

    On October 4, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 201

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week: Congrats to Joshua, Povetkin and Hearn! If you were a Joshua fan, you were ...

    On September 25, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 200

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week: Congrats to Mohamed Soumaoro, Franchon Crews and David Lemieux! Ramirez vs Orozco! What a ...

    On September 18, 2018 / By
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    Manny’s Thoughts! No. 199

    Time again for Manny’s Thoughts! Your weekly briefing on combat sports from Manny Montreal! This week: Congrats to Amanda Serrano! Congrats to Sammy Vargas! Congrats to Shawn Porter! Major news: ...

    On September 13, 2018 / By

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Fight City Reviews

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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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    Shadow Box

    Even if it had nothing else going for it—something very far from the truth— Shadow Box by George Plimpton will forever remain a bastion of boxing literature because of the ...

    On September 18, 2018 / 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 August 12, 2018 / By
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    The Story Of The Cincinnati Cobra

    Like anyone who identifies as something of a boxing diehard, I’m familiar with the name Ezzard Charles. However, if pressed I could not tell you much more than ...

    On August 8, 2018 / By

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