The Mayweather Effect

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    Happy 47th birthday James Toney

    Happy 47th Birthday James Toney

    Happy 47th birthday James Toney - We here at The Sweet Science and Boxing Channel TV would like to wish a Happy 47th birthday to James Toney.  James, born August 24th 1968, has always been a colorful character.  Even as far back as his high school days he was the center of attention, being a natural athlete that excelled at anything he chos...

    Choco Loeffler and GGG hands raised

    GGG and Chocolatito in Big Bear

      By David A. Avila BIG BEAR, CA.-Standing in the middle of the boxing ring at the Summit, Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin and Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez stood side by side. As they shook hands it made me wonder who could beat who if they were the same size? The three-division world champion Gonzalez, and Golovkin, the owner of...


    Award Winning Writer John Schulian Reflects on his Days on the Boxing Beat

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    Happy 43rd Birthday Juan Manuel Marquez

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    Oct. 13, 2012, Carson, Calif. --- Jose Benavidez Jr.(L) wins a 8-round  unanimous decision over Pavel Miranda(R), Saturday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Ca.  ---- Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank (no other credit allowed) copyright 2012

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      It’s Tuesday and that means another installment of our weekly series “Rising Stars in Boxing.” This week our analysts Matt Andrzejewski and Kid Hersh zoom in two undefeated fighters who are at roughly identical stages of their careers despite a 10-year age gap. One of these men hails from Phoenix, but had his first seven fights in ...


    Weekend Boxing Recap: Big Baby, Heather Hardy, Rio and More

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    Pacquiao-Vargas UAE Bound

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    Pacquiao-Vargas UAE Bound? - Last week, the news came out that HBO was going to pass on promoter Bob Arum's proposed Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas November 5th pay-per-view bout, likely ending a decade long relationship between the Filipino star and the cable giant. Arum came out firing, stating that HBO had "abandoned" Pacquiao after a l...

    Jimmy Walkout

    Jimmy Walkout: Last on the Bout Sheet, Lost in the Afterglow

    Jimmy Walkout - After fighters like Mayweather, Pacquiao, Tyson, and Golovkin are done with their fights and the PPV feed cuts off, it’s showtime for the Jimmy Walkouts to do their thing. Jimmy Walkout isn’t his real name but it doesn’t matter because even the newspaper writers got his name wrong. The following day write-ups, or the m...


    The Canelo-Smith Undercard Turns to Sludge

      By Arne K. Lang The Sept. 17 Golden Boy Promotions card featuring Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Liam “Beefy” Smith, a title defense for Liverpool’s Smith, is seemingly a promotion in need of a strong undercard. Canelo has fans in Mexican precincts that will pay top dollar to see him fight Joe Blow, but this bout won’t generate...


    Date: July 30th, 2016

    Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

    Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
    Feather / WBA World Carl Frampton (W)

    Leo Santa Cruz

    MD 12 of 12 RD (116-112, 117-111, 114-114)
    Super Welter Tony Harrison (W)

    Sergey Rabchenko

    TKO @1:18 of RD 9 of 12
    Welter / “King of Brooklyn” Paulie Malignaggi (W)

    Gabriel Bracero

    UD 10 of 10 RD (98-92, 98-92, 96-94)
    Super Light Mikey Garcia (W)

    Elio Rojas

    TKO @2:02 RD of 5 of 10