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Golovkin-Geale: Media Day Workout Quotes

On Saturday night, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KOs) puts his WBA middleweight title on the line against former world champion Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KOs). The co-feature of the HBO Championship Boxing card showcases two undefeated heavyweights, as Philadelphia’s Bryant Jennings (18-0, 10 KOs) takes on Mike [...]

Judging Mayweather; Magno’s Monday Rant

Last week, an article published in Deadspin by Iron Mike Gallego (AKA Daniel Roberts) brought a direct focus on Floyd Mayweather and his many cases of violence against women. It was a well-written and likely well-intentioned piece that has generated more questions than it possibly strove to answer. The big question, though, is the following– [...]

Guillermo Rigondeaux Destroys Sod Kokietgym: The Jackal Unleashed

In the 1.44 seconds that it took Guillermo Rigondeaux (14-0, 9koes) to defend his World super bantamweight title against Sod Kokietgym (63-3-1, 28koes) earlier today, July 19, you could sense a quiet, almost silent fury that was almost palpable. It’s very possible that Rigondeaux was picturing the face of someone else upon the head of [...]

Smoger: Without Rose Colored Glasses

by Ted Sares “My proclivity is to allow the fight to go to its natural conclusion, and to let them solve it and to let them resolve it…Sometimes, there comes a time when I have to make the call. But if I can prolong it and give them every opportunity, so be it” — Steve [...]

Guillermo Rigondeaux: The Sour Treatment Of A Master Of The Sweet Science

Boxing is looked upon by many as a bloody and brutal endeavour, in which the object of both fighters is to inflict physical damage upon the other fighter. This is, of course, is a huge over simplification of the sport that is as much about the mental and spiritual side of the fighters, as it [...]

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Pacquiao vs. Algieri is a Done Deal

Chris Algieri is a true-life Rocky story. Down twice in the first round of his bout with WBO junior welterweight brawler/titlist, Ruslan Provodnikov, and sporting a right eye that looked like it had been hit with an exploding meatball, the good-looking local area kid gutted out twelve rounds at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to take a [...]

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  • Alvarez takes controversial decision win over Lara

    Alvarez takes controversial decision win over Lara

    MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada – To some, Erislandy Lara (19-2-2, 12 KOs) gave Saul “Canelo” Alvarez(44-1-1, 31 KOs) a boxing lesson and got the shaft in the form of a split decision loss in Las Vegas, Nevada. To some, Erislandy Lara spent too much time on his bicycle and not enough time [...]

  • Spadafora’s Final Run

    Spadafora’s Final Run

    by Ted Sares Over the years, the rugged and grizzled veteran Hector Velazquez (56-21-3) has fought the stiffest opposition imaginable including the likes of Thomas Dulorme, Jorge Linares, Mickey Bey, Edwin Valero, Elio Rojas, Manny and Bobby Pacquiao, Rocky Juarez, Israel Vazquez, Kevin Kelley, Vitali Tajbert, Robbie Peden, Mahoni Montes, Guty Espadas Jr., and the [...]

  • Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara: Staff Predictions

    Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara: Staff Predictions

    Jessie Ian Lardies This is a tough one for me to call…On one hand, Saul Alvarez has problems dealing with superior boxers, but on the other, Erislandy Lara has a tendency to wilt slightly under constant pressure. If I had to pick (and I do) I’d say that the Mexican wins rounds 1-4, while Lara [...]

  • Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara: The Boxing Tribune Preview

    Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara: The Boxing Tribune Preview

    by Tim Harrison This Saturday, July 12, 2014, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) headlines his third straight PPV when he challenges WBA junior middleweight beltholder, Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs). The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada will host this “title” fight, (Editor’s note: this fight will not be for Lara’s WBA belt) [...]

  • Canelo-Lara: Undercard Preview

    Canelo-Lara: Undercard Preview

    On Saturday, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez takes on Cuban Erislandy Lara in the main event of a Showtime pay-per-view bill. The undercard will showcase former champions Abner Mares and Juan Manuel Lopez. They’ll compete in separate bouts which renew the always entertaining Mexico-Puerto Rico rivalry. Mauricio Herrera will also [...]

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