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John Madden’s Son Hopes to Restore Ali’s Deer Lake Training Camp

Boxing’s seemingly ageless wonder, Bernard Hopkins, once observed that “history lasts forever,” but that is only partially true. History is, like almost everything else, a perishable

homeboy Murat

Jaw-Dropping Performance from Oleksandr Usyk in Moscow

Boxing’s ultimate road warrior rolled into Moscow tonight and turned in a performance of jaw dropping brilliance against homeboy Murat Gassiev. The fight was not close; the fight was not “a 50-50 proposition” as so many pundits exclaimed pre-fight

Michael Dutchover Wins By One-Punch KO in Ontario

ONTARIO, Calif.-Lightweight prospect Michael Dutchover blazed by Sergio Ramirez by knockout and a battle of undefeated bantamweights was marred by an errant knockdown on Friday evening.

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John Madden’s Son Hopes to Restore Ali’s Deer Lake Training Camp

Boxing’s seemingly ageless wonder, Bernard Hopkins, once observed that “history lasts forever,” but that is only partially true. History is, like almost everything else, a perishable commodity. The importance of past events and individuals almost always correlates to how many people at any given moment still care to remember. All evidenc...

Munguia Proves

Mexico’s Munguia Proves Too Strong for England’s Smith in Las Vegas

RINGSIDE REPORT BY SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT TARRAH ZAEL - Not one round went unnoticed in the main event as Mexico’s Jaime Munguia brought the noise to the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. With the crowd in his corner, Munguia won by unanimous decision over England’s Liam “Beefy” Smith to keep the WBO super welterweight title on Sat...

homeboy Murat

Jaw-Dropping Performance from Oleksandr Usyk in Moscow

Boxing’s ultimate road warrior rolled into Moscow tonight and turned in a performance of jaw dropping brilliance against homeboy Murat Gassiev. The fight was not close; the fight was not “a 50-50 proposition” as so many pundits exclaimed pre-fight; the fight was a one-sided schooling performed by the new unified lineal cruiserweight cham...

Michael Dutchover Wins By One-Punch KO in Ontario

ONTARIO, Calif.-Lightweight prospect Michael Dutchover blazed by Sergio Ramirez by knockout and a battle of undefeated bantamweights was marred by an errant knockdown on Friday evening. On a night when one prospect was fighting in the Mid-West, it was Dutchover (10-0, 7 KOs) grabbing an impressive knockout win against Ramirez (5-3) at the D...

punch stats

Punch Stats: Building a Data Base Can Be Frustrating

Looking to dig up some punch statistics from an old or recent fight? It might be harder than you think. Other than digging through BoxBec wiki entries (which can be a hit or miss process), there’s no single resource on the internet today to consistently find punch stats. CompuBox, one of the most referenced and widely used resources in th...

promotional powerhouse

Busy Friday for Thompson Boxing: Zhora on ShoBox; Dutchover at Ontario

Southern California’s small promotional powerhouse steps forward with a fight card in California and sends a potential contender to Iowa on the same day. Zhora Hamazaryan (9-0, 6 KOs) meets Thomas Mattice (12-0, 10 KOs) in a crucial battle between undefeated lightweights at WinnaVegas Casino and Resort in Sloan, Iowa on Friday July 20. It...

Marciano

Literary Notes: Rocky Marciano and More

John Jarrett has been writing about boxing since 1951 when his first article, a piece about Rocky Marciano, was published in Boxing News. Since then, he has been involved with the sweet science in myriad ways including ongoing service as Northern Area Secretary for the British Boxing Board of Control for forty years. During that time, he has w...

Adjoining states

The Avila Perspective Chapter 6: Munguia, Cruiserweights and Pacman

Adjoining states in the west host a number of boxing cards including a world title contest that features a newcomer who, before knocking out a world champion, was erroneously categorized by a Nevada official as unworthy of a title challenge. Welcome to the world of Mexico’s Jaime Munguia (29-0, 25 KOs) the WBO super welterweight world tit...