I might be a little slow on this one, but it’s taken me two weeks of Youtube and instant replays to fully grasp the totality of Vasyl Lomachenko victory over a man formerly considered a … read full article “Vasyl Lomachenko vs. The Super Featherweight’s Golden Era – Because Why Not?”
I don’t blame Mayweather for taking this fight. Put yourself in his shoes – some obnoxious ponce incessantly trash-talks you, AND you get to beat the shit out of him? Like legally? For hundreds of … read full article “Sorry, Bob Arum – Mayweather’s Wins Counts for 50-0”
He suffered only one loss, won the pride of his native Mexico and dazzled opponents with superior skill like poetry in motion. But his life was short like haiku – exactly 35 years ago today … read full article “Remembering Salvador Sanchez – The Classic Bouts That Fate Denied Him”
Welp, looks like we’re off to another iteration of the “Fight of the Century,” and to no surprise, it looks much like the Mayweather-Pacquiao “Fight of the Century” we endured back in 2015.
On one hand, you can’t “win” this record unless you’re a great fighter, your odds of winning virtually ironclad.
On the other hand, I don’t think any fighter really wants to hold the record for … read full article “Wladimir Klitschko Holds a Dubious “Record” – But at Least He’s in Good Company”
In 2014, I wrote an article for this website called “Get Real – Mayweather-Pacquiao Would Not ‘Save’ Boxing.” In it, I challenged the notion that Mayweather –Pacquiao – or any other superfight for that matter … read full article “Mayweather-Pacquiao: Do Superfights Help Boxing? Now Comes the Moment of Truth”
“Sorry but the contest is over and nobody has #MayPac tickets as of today with less than two weeks to go. #FansFirst#wheresmyticket” – Oscar De La Hoya Twitter feed, April 21, 2015
Odd choice of … read full article “Mayweather vs Pacquaio: #ScrewTheFans”
Wladimir Klitschko has triumphed again in commanding fashion, an action which typically raises complaints that the long-time champ fights “bums” rather than “real” challenges.
Of course, this raises an interesting question. Who are the bums … read full article “Before You Complain About Klitschko-Leapai…”
Imagine the day that would come after the long-promised Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. Everyone thinks this hypothetical bout would “save boxing” and make it relevant again. What would that mean, exactly?
Would boxing gyms reopen? Would viewership … read full article “Get Real – Mayweather-Pacquiao Would Not “Save” Boxing”
Every great fighter needs a nemesis to challenge him, and long ago Nonito Donaire’s many critics picked one for him in WBA champion Guillermo Rigondeaux. Two equal champions battling for glory? That sounds much more … read full article “Can Rigondeaux Really Challenge the Filipino Flash? I Say Not Likely”