Showtime Triple Header Preview: A Clear View Through Rose Colored Glasses

Custio Clayton, Malik Hawkins, Sergey Lipinets, Subriel Matias, Xavier Martinez - When writing articles meant to predict the outcome of upcoming fights, I try to be as objective as possible when examining match-ups. I take into the account the various attributes of each boxer, their respective fighting styles, and then make my prediction of how the fight will unfold based on my impression of how the two boxers compare to one another.

When writing articles meant to predict the outcome of upcoming fights, I try to be as objective as possible when examining match-ups. I take into the account the various attributes of each boxer, their respective … read full article “Showtime Triple Header Preview: A Clear View Through Rose Colored Glasses”

Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting: Hurd-Williams, Berchelt-Vargas II Preview

Francisco Vargas, Isaac Dogboe, Julian "J-Rock" Williams, Matt Korobov, Miguel Berchelt - If you're of a certain age, you might remember spending your Saturday watching the likes Matthew Saad Muhammad and Danny "Little Red" Lopez on network TV, as they engaged in one impossibly exciting shootout after another. Time and again, they'd endure incredible amounts of punishment in the opening rounds, and then invariably find ways to either knock their opponents silly or simply overwhelm them and overtake them on the scorecards.

If you’re of a certain age, you might remember spending your Saturday watching the likes Matthew Saad Muhammad and Danny “Little Red” Lopez on network TV, as they engaged in one impossibly exciting shootout after … read full article “Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting: Hurd-Williams, Berchelt-Vargas II Preview”

Spence-Jr. vs Peterson Preview: Sometimes Theater Of The Expected Is Still Worth Watching

Errol Spence, Javier Fortuna, Lamont Peterson, Robert Easter Jr. - I can't speak for anyone else, but sometimes, I find myself wanting to watch something a little predictable on TV or in the theater. Don't get me wrong-I have nothing against plot twists or character development and certainly enjoy watching shows that contain those elements. Still, I find it fun to occasionally watch something where the outcome is a foregone conclusion, just because I know it will contain enough entertaining moments to make it worth my time.

I can’t speak for anyone else, but sometimes, I find myself wanting to watch something a little predictable on TV or in the theater. Don’t get me wrong-I have nothing against plot twists or character … read full article “Spence-Jr. vs Peterson Preview: Sometimes Theater Of The Expected Is Still Worth Watching”

Bullets and Butterfly Wings: A Preview of Saturday Night’s Fights

Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Miguel Cotto - On November 16, 1974, an accomplished Thai kickboxer named Saensak Maungsaurin made his professional boxing debut against a young California-based Filipino named Rudy Barro. Barro's record of 14-9 going into the bout wasn't particularly glittering, but he was on a four fight win streak, including a victory over an undefeated, highly ranked Jimmy Heair that propelled him to a top five ranking in the lightweight division. So, there was reason to believe that Saensak was taking on more than he could handle by facing Barro without any prior boxing experience; and for the first minute of their fight that very much appeared to be the case. Barro steamed forward and pelted his slower rival with right hands and combinations; after about two minutes of this, he drove his opponent into the ropes and stepped forward to finish matters off...

On November 16, 1974, an accomplished Thai kickboxer named Saensak Maungsaurin made his professional boxing debut against a young California-based Filipino named Rudy Barro. Barro’s record of 14-9 going into the bout wasn’t particularly glittering, … read full article “Bullets and Butterfly Wings: A Preview of Saturday Night’s Fights”