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
Joe Louis and Mike Tyson are two of the most explosive heavyweight punchers in boxing history, along with Jack Dempsey. One was a soldier-boxer betrayed by the country who he fought for, until he found rest in Arlington Cemetery. … [Read more...] about A Comparison of Joe Louis and Mike Tyson
We must look at Filipino boxing legend Manny "PacMan" Pacquiao with awe, once again he takes on another younger and bigger opponent in 29 year old unbeaten Australian Jeff Horn. … [Read more...] about Jeff Horn is a dangerous foe for Manny Pacquiao
By Fatih Eroglu It's been a week and boxing fans witnessed a great match between Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Jacobs at Madison Square Garden in New York City. There has been much controversy about this match up on the grounds of who won. At the end of the bout Golovkin was announced the winner by the judges via unanimous decision, however, there are many critics who disagree … [Read more...] about Is Golovkin vs Jacobs Part II on the Horizon?
By Chuy Marco Now we know why middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin turned down a multi-million dollar offer to face Mexican stud Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, he knew he would get exposed and lose badly. If a welterweight like Kell Brook could touch GGG up and Danny Jacobs gave him a close competitive fight, imagine what Canelo would do? He would finish the job and could possibly … [Read more...] about Canelo Alvarez Would Beat Gennady Golovkin And Possibly Stop Him
By Dewayne Bungo The Gennady Golovkin vs. Danny Jacobs fight was supposed to be the first legit middleweight superfight in ages, it turned out to be a travesty and a heart-breaker for those of us who really enjoy the sweet science. I call Golovkin "Manny Pacquiao 2.0", he is just another HBO hype job sold to the masses and later got exposed. … [Read more...] about Another Boxing Travesty, Danny Jacobs Robbed Against Golovkin In NY
By Fatih Eroglu What a way to kick off the Saint Patrick's day holiday weekend in New York City. Madison Square Garden is going to be lively Friday and Saturday nights. … [Read more...] about A St. Patrick’s Boxing Weekend to Remember: Conlan, Golovkin, Jacobs
By Fatih Eroglu The Danny Garcia vs. Keith Thurman fight has been settled, and now we can move on to the next fight for the victorious Keith Thurman. … [Read more...] about What’s next for unified welterweight champ Keith Thurman?
By Fatih Eroglu We are only 2 days away with two outstanding welterweights for the 147 lb. title unification between Danny Garcia (33-0, 19 KO's) and Keith Thurman (27-0, 1 NC, 22 KO's). The fight is going to take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. … [Read more...] about Welterweight Contest: Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman
By Manuel Lira Is Danny Garcia vs. Keith Thurman the next great fight or yet another stinker in the sport of boxing? This Saturday’s prime time matchup between Keith Thurman (27-0) and Danny Garcia (33-0) is being well received in the boxing community. Both Thurman and Garcia are world titlist from the fiercest division in boxing, welterweight. … [Read more...] about Final Thoughts: Garcia Vs. Thurman