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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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photo: Laura Ming Wong
22 Sep 2017

Without Ward: Andre Ward’s Legendary Career Remembered

Andre “S.O.G.” Ward suddenly announced his retirement on the morning of September 21st to the shock of many who had no clue it was near.   Ward, was seemingly the living embodiment of the Frank Sinatra song “My Way”, going about the professional and amateur ranks in his own manner. I feel

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23 Jun 2017

Andre Ward silences critics after Kovalev stoppage

The Fight It was just like all the other fights Andre Ward has had prior as somehow critics, writers and fans all seemingly intertwined into two opinions of group think via the power of social media. Some took aim at discrediting Andre Ward’s eighth round TKO victory over Sergey Kovalev

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18 Mar 2017

Gennady Golovkin “wins” very questionable decision over Daniel Jacobs

WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight world champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (37-0, 33 KOs) struggled for the majority of the fight outside of dropping Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs, (32-2, 29 KOs) in the fourth round on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Though, “Miracle” is Jacobs’ monicker in the

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21 Feb 2017

Going Inward: Daniel Jacobs’ silent fight against Golovkin

Daniel Jacobs stood in the back of Virgil Hunter’s grey tinted gym in Hayward, CA stoically as he entered promptly for his media day at 1PM. Jacobs who wore clothing that mirrored the color temperature of the room was present, but his emotion was ambiguous. Some observed stress and fatigue

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