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One Eye & a Bag of Tricks That Was Philly’s “Gypsy” Joe Harris By: Ken Hissner In the 60’s the baddest gym in Philadelphia was the 23rd PAL on Colombia Avenue. Such boxers as “Bad” Bennie Briscoe, “Cyclone” Hart, “Sugar” Hart, “Classy” Al Massey, Jimmy Young, “Boogaloo” Watts, “Smokin” Joe…

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Nigel Benn, What Are You Doing? By: Greg Houghton Former two-weight world champion Nigel Benn has recently stated that a contract has been drawn which secures a fight between himself (aged 53) and Steve Collins (aged 52) to take place this year. Photo Credit: Nigel Benn Twitter Page Now at…

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Just How Big Will Canelo-GGG Be? By: Sean Crose People were all kinds of excited when news was announced that Canelo Alvarez would finally be facing middleweight terror Gennady Golovkin in the ring. Not only was it THE fight serious boxing fans wanted to see, but the bout had the…

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A Bright Future for Boxing? By: Richard Blacklock Since the news broke last week from Mike Coppinger that Top Rank has a new output deal with ESPN, A lot of discussion has been had on various mediums. Undoubtedly Top Rank fighters such as Lomachencko, Crawford and Valdez gaining exposure on…

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Pacquiao Lands in Oz By: Matthew N. Becher ​It is Manny Pacquiao fight week, and so much has changed for the once best, pound for pound fighter in the world. First he did not make his grand entrance at a ritzy hotel lobby on the Vegas strip, but instead landed…

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The Irrelevance of Manny Pacquiao? By: Kirk Jackson Did you know Manny “Pac-man” Pacquiao 59-6-2 (38 KO’s) fights this weekend? Yes in fact, he defends his WBO welterweight title against the unknown challenger Jeff “The Hornet” Horn 16-0-1 (11 KO’s) of Australia. Little is known of Horn. We know he…

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Louis-Galento: A Hype Master Proves He’s More Than Just Hype By: Sean Crose Tony Galento had some kind of left. Just how powerful was the stocky heavyweight’s power punch? Powerful enough to send the great Joe Louis off his feet. If that isn’t a ringing endorsement, nothing is. Yet Galento…

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Wilder v Whyte: A First Assessment By: Ben Sutherland In a recent interview with IFL, Eddie Hearn expressed his desire to get his man Dilian Whyte a shot at Deontay Wilder’s WBC title. The Londoner, who rose to prominence through his scrap with Joshua back in 2015, has been hovering…

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“Joltin” Joey Tiberi Wins by Knockout in New Castle, DE, Friday! Diane Lee Fischer-Christiano of Dee Lee Promotions along with Joey Tiberi, Jr. and Todd Mulvena of Night Night Promotions promoted an exciting 7 bout card at the Nur Shrine Temple, New Castle, DE, Friday night before a near sold…

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Jeff Horn: Pacquiao’s Next Opponent By: Sean Crose Sixteen wins. One draw. No Loses. Eleven of those wins by knockout. On paper, at least, Australian welterweight Jeff Horn looks to be a decent enough fighter. On July second, however, the little known WBO challenger will be facing the great Manny…

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Golovkin v Canelo: An Early Look By: Ben Sutherland With the controversial Ward v Kovalev rematch slowly fading from memory and the beginning of their press tour, thoughts now turn to September’s much anticipated mega fight between Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Early odds have Golovkin as a…

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Boxing Insider Interview with Derrick James By: Marley Malenfant Derrick James is busy man. When he’s not training his stable of boxers, like current IBF Welterweight champion Errol Spence jr or Jermell Charlo, he hosts private and group boxing sessions at the Cooper Aerobics Institute in Dallas. Photo Credit: Sky…

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