21 Sep 2022

Lucas Ketelle Writes First Boxing Book

Acclaimed sportswriter Lucas “Lukie” Ketelle, known for a strong social media following, YouTube documentaries, a bi-weekly newsletter and podcast, has published his first book, “Inside The Ropes Of Boxing: A Boxer’s Guide To Boxing”, and is excited to help the next generation of fighters. Debuting at #1 in two-hour reads in

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11 May 2022

Lukie’s Light Heavyweight Rankings After Dmitry Bivol Beat Canelo

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01 Apr 2021

Why do We Love Boxing? Reflections On The Sport I Love…

Why do we love boxing? It is something I often ask myself since often it feels like the sport doesn’t love us back. Most sports have clear parameters, boundaries, and a system in place for competition. Then, at some point in the year, you see a form of a bracket

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29 Sep 2019

Errol Spence continues Truth tour in boxing

Errol Spence Jr. is one of the stars of boxing, point blank period. As I sat in a movie theater watching the fight last night, I looked around and saw very few week-to-week fight fans, but rather fans of Errol Spence Jr., and/or the PBC universe. It was the rare

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05 Dec 2018

FINAL THOUGHTS ON WILDER VS. FURY

Looking back on Wilder vs. Fury Despite what everyone says about the results, opinions, this and that, Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury exceeded expectations on all levels. The pay-per-view buy rate looks to be in the mid 300k range, which is similar to Canelo Alvarez’s pay-per-view debut and the bout

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29 Nov 2018

DAZN still in the running for Golovkin, Lukie can’t listen well

Well, earlier today I quoted a joke from Steve Farhood on Chris Mannix’s SI Boxing podcast, and well the context of the joke went over my head. The post has now been deleted, well, because it is embarrassing posting that type of story and being credentialed media, but all I

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18 Sep 2018

Canelo vs. GGG II close, but no robbery!

You can say this and that about Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin II, but one thing you can’t say is it wasn’t a good fight. In a modern classic, that is open to subjective opinions and personal bias, we truly saw a near stalemate between two of the better middleweights

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13 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Recap: Terence Crawford is good, Santa Cruz P4P?

Crawford, 3 division champ In the big fight of the weekend, the best fighter in the world currently (in my opinion), Terence “Bud” Crawford became a three-division world champion as he picked up a WBO welterweight title after previously holding a world title in the lightweight division and unifying the

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07 Jun 2018

Boxing Preview: Crawford-Horn, Santa Cruz Mares, Balderas, Shakur, Flores Jr

Crawford vs Horn [ESPN+, 6:30 PST, Las Vegas] In the big fight of the weekend, WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn will fight for the first time in the United States against one of the best fighters in the world, Terence Crawford. The build-up to the fight has seen a majority

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18 Mar 2018

Boxing Recap: Jose Ramirez World Champion, Estrada GBP debut and KOs

My parents are proudly Mexicans, I proudly carry their blood. I’m first generation, I am a USA Olympian, I’m a World Champion, but most important I’m pro immigrant and Proud. This fight was dedicated to all the hard working immigrants who deserve peace and opportunity to chase the American dream.

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