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By: Ken Hissner There have been some great boxers that have continued boxing too long such as Muhammad Ali. Was it money or more stardom or just what that causes boxers to continue when they are no longer the boxer they once were? In Ali’s case he was 29-0 when…

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By: Patrick Mascoe It’s funny how we boxing fans get so consumed with numbers. The idea that Floyd Mayweather could break Rocky Marciano’s record by fighting a 0-0 fighter has many fight fans refusing to give Floyd the recognition he is due. The name Rocky Marciano is iconic in the…

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By: Jacob Tanswell As it stands, Dillian Whyte is a massive player in the heavyweight picture. From a kickboxing background, with next to nothing ameteur pedigree, Dillian Whyte is on the unlikely verge of a world title challenge and a chance to catapult himself into British Boxing stardom. Last saturday,…

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By: Ken Hissner The Philly based writers like this one are quite upset with what Boxing Director Greg Sirb with the Pennsylvania Boxing Commission has permitted. Both promoters Marshall Kauffman of King’s Promotions and Manny River of Hard Hitting Promotions have no problem with it for both may sell out…

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By Bryanna Fissori From the Reebok manufactured “Zuffa Boxing” T-shirt to “I could see that happening,” to “We are 100 percent getting into boxing.” UFC President Dana White is has masterfully kept fans and fighters on the edge of their seats waiting to see what the next move will be…

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By: Patrick Mascoe Montreal has long been considered Canada’s cultural capital and may very well be one of North America’s most beautiful and interesting cities. It is warm and inviting, as well as multicultural and cosmopolitan. French is the city’s official language, creating the illusion that Montreal is more of…

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By: Jacob Tanswell It was June 25th 2016, Chris Eubank Jr, was sat in a press conference alongside promoter Eddie Hearn and his father, fresh from inflicting a damaging defeat on British Middleweight Contender, Tom Doran. As usual, Eubank Snr acted his usual maverick self, giving the journalists plenty of…

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By Bryanna Fissori “I could see bringing boxing under our umbrella and trying to see what we could do with that. I could see doing that.”-UFC President Dana White. As written about by BoxingInsider.com following Floyd Mayweather Jr fight versus UFC Champion Conor McGregor, there may be something to the…

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By: Kirk Jackson “Don’t call it a comeback, I’ve been here for years,” famous lyrics recited from the Hip-Hop legend LL Cool J from his number-one single Mama Said Knock You Out can certainly apply to a recent scenario featuring the retired/semi-retired Floyd Mayweather. In recent weeks, the eventual Hall…

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By: Sean Crose “I would love to fight the great champions that the United States has produced,” heavyweight kingpin Anthony Joshua said on a recent conference call. “At the same time, I’ll fight anywhere. I’m fine staying in the UK, but America’s definitely at the top of the pyramid for…

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By: Marley Malenfant In my old man’s gym hangs a framed picture of Marvin “Marvelous” Hagler with the black and blue trunks, the trunks he wore in the fight against Sugar Ray Leonard 30 years ago. Anytime I visit his gym and look at that picture, I think of my…

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By: Ken Hissner This writer’s favorite boxer today is none other than Gennady “GGG” Golovkin who holds the WBA, WBC, IBF and IBO titles in the middleweight division. He just came off of a disputed draw with former super welterweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and there is talk of a…

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by Johnny Walker It seemed apparent following world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s recent TKO win over long-time reigning former champion Wladimir Klitschko, that the other member of the famous boxing siblings who dominated the division for over a decade, Vitali Klitschko, still had some passionate bloodlust in his soul for…

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