Under Presser: The “Fight” Before the Fight, 5 Great Press Conf Brawls

By Hans Olson

In boxing, not only is the press conference an essential part of promotion…often times it can be more exciting than the actual fight in the ring! This past Monday in Montreal, Bernard Hopkins and Jean Pascal carried on this circus-like tradition in what was surely 2011’s most lively and ridiculous presser thus far:

In honor of this, Boxing Insider brings you 5 more ridiculously awesome media blowouts:

Mike Tyson/Lennox Lewis: The best of the best. Tyson goes on a tirade towards a reporter that includes the tasteful line “I’ll f**k you until you love me.”

Riddick Bowe/Larry Donald: Larry Donald shows a great chin taking a nice-punch combination from ‘Big Daddy’ Bowe!

Amir Khan/Paulie Malignaggi: Khan’s Army provokes, Dibella freaks…

Lennox Lewis/Hasim Rahman: Lennox had a bizarre way of getting involved in tussles…


Trevor Berbick/Larry Holmes: The two legends do their best ‘Rocky V’ in an unforgettable classic…

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