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By: Ken Hissner At the end of this article this writer will talk about the three boxers in Philadelphia who hold the future of Philly boxing in their hands! For some time Philadelphia writers, trainers, boxers and promoters have said Philadelphia is the “boxing capitol of the world!” Currently Philadelphia…

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By: Ben Sutherland Adalaide Byrd’s recent 118-110 scorecard at the Canelo v Golovkin fight was seemingly outrageous. It left many out there, including myself, pondering the legitimacy of the whole thing. More fuel was added to the fire at last weekend’s heavyweight title fight between Joseph Parker and Hughie Fury…

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by B.A. Cass Luis Ortiz made a visit on Friday night to the Baptist Hospital of Miami—not as a patient, though. He was there, along with his management team, to get documentation. According to his trainer, German Caicedo, Ortiz had been previously admitted to the emergency room for high blood…

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By: Kirk Jackson MISSION ACCOMPLISHED ✌🏽https://t.co/FTBBwubLsd pic.twitter.com/dtQppu8pAZ — Andre S.O.G. Ward (@andreward) September 21, 2017 Indeed he did it, shocking the world once more, Andre “Son of God” Ward 32-0 (16 KO’s) retired from the sport of boxing Sept 21. 2017. On the phone with ESPN’s “First Take” last Thursday,…

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By Johnny Walker Is the boxing world ready for another member of the Fury clan holding a world championship belt around his waist? The last time such an event occured was in 2015 when Tyson Fury–cousin of Hughie, who fights WBO heavyweight champion at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK,…

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By: Sean Crose Legendary middleweight champion Jake LaMotta has died, leaving a long and memorable legacy upon exiting this world at 95 years of age. Growing up tough in the Bronx (his father reportedly forced him to fight other children so the family could have extra income) LaMotta grew to…

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By: Brian Von Wolfe Let’s forget about Mrs. Byrd’s alleged “bad night” and unfortunate 118-110 scorecard for a moment. The highly unfavorable outcome is done and dusted. The more intriguing topic is what it all means for Gennady Golovkin, the man better known as Triple G. As the scorecards were…

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By: Kirk Jackson Well we did not witness the “Drama Show” many fans expected this weekend, with the higly anticipated bout featuring the long reigning alphabet middleweight champion Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin and the Lineal champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Photo Credit: USA Today It’s time to sort out the drama…

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By: Sean Crose Saul Canelo Alvarez had earned back a lot of the good will he had lost. After more than a little time looking as if he were avoiding middleweight terror Gennady Golovkin, the Mexican star pleased the fight world immensely by finally agreeing to face the feared Kazakh….

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By: Sean Crose There’s little doubt that Miguel Cotto has had a Hall of Fame worthy career. Now that his life inside the ring is winding down, though, Cotto wants to go out with a bang. For the former lineal middleweight champ has made it clear he wants the winner…

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By: Ben Sutherland Tomorrow night’s highly anticipated bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is going the distance and here’s why. First let’s look at Canelo. His aggressive Mexican style makes many fans believe he has what it takes to knock out Golovkin. However, a closer analysis of his last…

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