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Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions

When I tell people I just meet that I am a boxing fan it, two questions typically come up in conversation, Mike Tyson and Don King. It seems that for many people who have

Same song and dance: Floyd and Manny

Less than 90 days stand between now and May 2nd, the tentative date to one of the most highly anticipated fights in boxing. Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao arguably the two biggest names in

Bernard Hopkins is Not an Alien!

Can we please stop with this Bernard Hopkins is an “Alien” bullshit? Look, don’t get me wrong, Bhop is one of the greatest fighters of the past 20 years and deserves more credit for

Hopkins-Kovalev in Atlantic City

On August 2nd, Sergey Kovalev stopped a game Blake Caparello at the Atlantic City Revel Casino and Resort. With the stoppage, Kovalev punched his ticket to face Bernard Hopkins later this year. Last week

Bernard Hopkins to fight Sergey Kovalev

Kathy Duva put her hands up, perhaps in a moment of shock or surprise- Moments earlier Serge Kovalev had just been dropped by a straight left by lightly regarded Caparello. To her left sat

Gennady Golovkin collected his 30th career victory

This past weekend, once again, I like many others, found myself shaking my head at how dominate Gennady Golovkin has been over the past couple years. A fighter that has continued his stoppage streak

Canelo Alvarez meets Erislandy Lara on Saturday

Two years ago, if you asked me what I thought of Canelo Alvarez, I would have told you I though he was over rated. I hype machine of Golden Boy and a fighter a

Lamont Peterson dominant in decision win

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. Vince Lombardi The last time boxing fans saw Lamont Peterson was in Atlantic City, New Jersey against Lucas Matthysse. A fight where

A slow-start for Boxing

Just as the dog days of summer in late August bring boxing to a crawl the beginning of the year boxing cards seem to be in a slumber with the exception of ESPN Friday

Team Garcia Ready for January 25

In less than 4 weeks Mikey Garcia, brother of highly respected trainer Robert Garcia will get in the ring for the second time in a span of 77 days. His previous outing Garcia stopped

A Humbling Year for Fighters

2013 has not been kind to the many boxers this year. Adrian Broner’s loss at the hands of Marcos Maidana this past weekend was one of many humbling stories this past year. In the

Beauty and a Beast: Rigondeaux and Agbeko

Sitting press row Saturday night from the Adrian Phillips Ballroom at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey it was hard not to notice how eerily quiet the Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Joseph Agbeko

Boxing Ramblings

I was certain that before last weekends fight between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios that I was done paying or watching Pacquiao and Mayweather. While both have done all they can for the beloved

Home is Where the Heart Is: Manny Pacquiao

Unless your one of those individuals that refuses to watch the news because it rarely shows any positive reports then you are more than aware of the devastation the Philippines have endured in the

Maidana is not in the same league as Broner

Back in September during the Mayweather-Canelo weigh-in, Golden boy pulled out all the stops. They opened up the entire MGM Grand Garden Arena for the weigh-in, put up an elaborate stage and showcased roughly

With 12 knockouts Timothy Bradley on Top of the World

“Now I’m considered top 3 in the world now” Timothy Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs) stated after his split decision win over future hall of famer Juan Manuel Marquez. While a case could be made