Who is “the guy”?

Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder - Boxing News

Tomorrow’s fight is little more than a prelude to British boxer Anthony Joshua versus American Deontay Wilder. Perhaps the most exciting fight of tomorrow night is the one between The Finn, Robert Helenius against British-Jamaican, Dillian Whyte. Luckily for the boxing world Anthony Joshua, who boasts a 100% K.O ratio will be on American PPV as well. This is vital as it is building his notoriety in America and promoting an inevitable clash between Wilder and “AJ”.

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Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia – Who is going in the clubhouse?

Adrien Broner, Mikey Garcia - Boxing News

Adrien Broner meets Mikey Garcia this Saturday night on SHOWTIME in what could be the best fight this year. This is a fight of a 3-weight world champion against a 4-weight world champion. The last time this type of thing happened was Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. With that in mind, this fight probably deserves more hype than it has gotten.

Is Adrien Broner back at the right weight? Hopefully tomorrow we will see AB make weight and get back down to a weight in which we will see his skill-set and strength reveal itself once again.

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Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook: Are you not excited yet?

Gennady Golovkin, Kell Brook - Boxing News

Anticipation before any fight is in many ways the most vital component of boxing as without it, the boxing fans simply can’t buy into it. A simple fact of boxing is that without hype, boxing isn’t the prize fighting, Vegas headlining super sport that we know and love. Boxing needs excitement!

One thing we have seen is that over in Britain, boxing has got exciting again. Maybe not Rumble-in-the-Jungle exciting, but exciting in captivating a new younger audience, exciting in seeing week-in week-out big fights, exciting in seeing a depth of quality in undercards and exciting in that fighters are being marketed better than ever before.

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Froch vs Groves: Chewing the Froch

froch56236After having watched a childish Groves in the build up to the fight, he truly showed his class on the night, out jabbing and landing numerous vicious right hands on Froch’s granite titanium chin.

The commentator Jim Watt, a Murray Walker type was clearly loving Groves’ work and lamenting Froch’s poor jab, which only in his last fight against the viking Dane, had been praised so much. One thing is sure enough though, on Saturday, the Cobra was looking more like a grass snake..

Getting to the point of this mini-article, perhaps the stoppage was the best thing possible for Groves and the contrary for Froch. The fans have been quick to blast the referee. Groves has indeed the lost the fight in the literal sense, but in way he is the winner.

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