Anthony Joshua just became a superstar with his tough baptism by fire heavyweight Championship bout against experienced veteran and future hall of famer Wladimir Klitschko. Two Olympic Gold medalists Joshua and Klitschko squared off the old guard versus the new, it was a fight heavily hyped up for months and in front of a sell out 90,000 crowd at the Wembley Stadium, in … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua knocks out Klitschko in round 11 of an action filled fight
Wladimir Klitschko dominated the heavyweight division without a loss for over a decade. He did it with a methodical approach that everyone understood but nobody could beat: establish a sledgehammer jab to control the distance and keep the trigger warm on a brutal power punch sitting in behind. It sounds simple but he did it better than anyone else in the division and used it to … [Read more...] about Is Anthony Joshua the next Mike Tyson?
By Alvin Douglas Close your eyes. Imagine you are throwing a party. This is the biggest event you have ever tried to put on. You invite all your friends and family. You have a DJ, catered food, lights, the whole nine yards. You get to the party and make your grand entrance…….No one has showed up. Not your friends, not your family. You are alone. Go to that place in your mind … [Read more...] about Amir Khan: What could have been, but sadly what truly is
Jack Dempsey Jack Dempsey was a defensively sound puncher. He stood 6’1 and weighed 190 at his heaviest. Therefore he knew that he would have to get in on the inside against heavyweights who were bigger than him. Dempsey also knew that he would have to use an effective method to close the distance against the faster, more scientific boxers. So Dempsey used the bob and weave … [Read more...] about Defensive Tactics of Selected Heavyweight Boxers
Many boxing scholars say that we never saw the best of Muhammad Ali in a fight but this is not necessarily true. In his absolute prime, from 1964-1967, he fought Sonny Liston at the age of 22. In facing Sonny Liston, he was facing a man destroyer with no regard for human life especially when it stepped into the ring. Sonny Liston was everything Mike Tyson wanted to be, but … [Read more...] about A Critical Look at the Muhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston Fights
There you have it folks, Vasyl Lomachenko proves once again why he's one of the best in the division. A smashing performance by the Ukrainian fighter by showcasing his amazing skillset to get the TKO victory in the 9th round against tough challenger Jason Sosa. He retained his WBO junior lightweight title as it was smooth sailing. … [Read more...] about The Lomachenko Show
We are only two days away from seeing top 5 pound for pound boxer Vasyl Lomachenko squaring off against New Jersey's Jason Sosa. Lomachenko will be defending his WBO super featherweight title on Saturday night at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. … [Read more...] about Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jason Sosa super featherweight showdown