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The Shadow:

"I am one of those who tend to give the benefit of the doubt on injuries. There are times when red flags can be raised (ticket sales are lacking, a fighter habitually withdraws from fights, etc) that may make me question but I don't see any here. So I do believe the injury is legit.

I said before if I am Fury though I move on from Chisora. The reason I'd do that if I were him is this is I'd probably be a bit frustrated myself that this is the 3rd time in less than a year a fight has been cancelled on me and 2nd time within about a week of the fight. And he's already beaten Chisora. So if he moves on and goes searching for something else I can understand why and its something I'd do if I were in his shoes.

By the way, before looking forward and as I said earlier I think Ustinov is dangerous particularly early. Anything can happen in this sport especially in heavyweight boxing. And especially since Ustinov can punch a little and Fury has been hurt and dropped before. Fury is by far the more skilled fighter but it only takes one punch to swing things in Ustinov's favor."


Is Ustinov really ranked in the Top 10 in two sanctioning bodies???? That's better than what Klitschko has done at times.

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The Shadow:

"The question is , why doesn't Floyd get tested randomly 365 24/7?

Donaire seems to be the only fighter in the world that allows a lab to test him 365 24/7whether he is in training for a fight or not.

Floyd can do it , why doesn't he?"


No idea. He's mentioned having 24/7-365 drug testing in his stable but I haven't heard of it being implemented yet.

Storm, I'm still digesting the other points fully!

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oubobcat:

"Sports Illustrated has been around for almost 60 years. The magazine reportedly has more than 3 million subscribers and the print edition is reportedly read by more than 3 million people each week. It has long been recognized as America's premier sports periodical.

The first issue, dated Aug. 16, 1954, featured Milwaukee Braves slugger Eddie Mathews on the cover. The sixth issue featured Rocky Marciano. There would be 10 more boxing-themed covers before the decade of the 1950s drew to a close.

By my count, there have been 152 Sports Illustrated covers that revolved entirely or partly around boxing. Almost one-fourth highlighted Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali. Among the lesser lights that graced the cover were Roy Harris, Tom McNeeley, Willie Pastrano, Gypsy Joe Harris, Chuck Wepner, and Danny "Little Red" Lopez.

Three boxers were accorded the honor of being named the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year: Ingemar Johansson (1959), Muhammad Ali (1974), and Sugar Ray Leonard (1981).

The Golden Age of Boxing, measured by Sports Illustrated covers, was the decade of the 1980s. There were 48 boxing-themed covers compared with 28 in the decade of the 1970s and 26 in the decade of the 1990s.

How many times has a boxer been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated since the turn of the 21st century? By my count, only "10" and that includes covers where a boxer was pictured with an athlete from a different sport. The last "true" boxing cover was the May 7, 2007 issue that hyped the forthcoming mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar de la Hoya. (Micky Ward inspired the Dec. 20, 2010 S.I. cover that featured actors Donnie Wahlberg and Christian Bale.)

Tallying up Sports Illustrated covers is hardly the best way to measure a sport's popularity, but it does tell us something about how brightly a sport shines in the galaxy of sports. And sad to say, boxing doesn't have much of a glow anymore, -- at least not in the United States.

Can boxing regain its former glory? How so?"


In order for boxing to regain its former glory, it has to move off the PPV/premium cable model. Unfortunately that does not seem likely.

The NFL is popular in the US because it is on tv on channels that most Americans can watch. The Super Bowl, the sports biggest event, is not a $69.95 PPV event. Its on free tv.

If the NFL were on premium cable and say the biggest games, playoff games and Super Bowl were PPV, well the popularity would fall significantly. The same with MLB, NBA and NHL.

I know boxing used to be on network television long before I was born and that is when it was most popular. Unless the sport finds it way back in the US to network television with cable (not premium but regular) also involved, well its popularity will not get back to what it once was.

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Radam G:

He is a bit of both. Holla!

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SamuraiSam:

"He is both. A rare gem that should be enjoyed while he is in his prime.

Dear Al (The Shadow) Haymon,

I hope this post gets to you where ever you are hiding. Please let Peter Quillen fight GGG at MSG. MSG will be sold out.
You will get a nice cut out of Peter's gigantic purse for "advising" him to take this fight. The boxing world will be most appreciative. Peter will get respect for taking the fight. GGG will have a nice test in front of him. Win- Win for everyone.
You might even get some nice mentions on boxing websites.

Sincerely, Deepwater2"


Dear Al,

I second Deepwater2's motion. You will hear heartfelt & sincere "I WANT TO THANK AL HAYMON"s coming from the boxing world, from the true fans who witness great fights being made...instead of just hearing it as a propaganda punchline coming from your signed fighters and the "New Breed" fans, who are enlisted to building & perpetuating your agenda of getting your fighters the maximum paydays for the least amount of risk.

Yours truly,

SamuraiSam


P.S.-- We know Garcia will truly mean it when he THANKs YOU for giving him Salka. But wouldn't it give you greater satisfaction to hear it coming from grateful fans, instead of just a contractual propaganda punchline coming from the fighter?

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oubobcat:

"Most people never heard of it and most people will never hear of it. They have a pay per view next month. Brian Vera vs Gabe Rosado. It will probably flop. This is what Floyd's new consultant, Bruce Binklow is backing and banking on. Leaving Golden Boy for this venture sure is a step down.The sweet science will go on. This "new" boxing will flop."

I agree that this will not work.

This is not a new sport but a different form of boxing. I could see the initial event getting curiosity seekers but what will happen afterwards? I have a hard time in the long run seeing fans and boxers themselves endorse this "new" boxing.

Remember the XFL had great ratings the for the first broadcast and then completely tanked. A new more exciting form of soccer, indoor soccer, got popular quick in the US and then tanked almost just as fast. It actually tried to restart later on and found a similar result. In sports, its tough to take something that has been around a long time with a tradition and that is successful, try to modify it some in a new concept and succeed in the long term. This is not a new sport but a modified version of the sport of boxing. Its going to be a tough sell to get fans for the long haul and boxers willing to embrace this for the long haul.

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Radam G:

"Most people never heard of it and most people will never hear of it. They have a pay per view next month. Brian Vera vs Gabe Rosado. It will probably flop. This is what Floyd's new consultant, Bruce Binklow is backing and banking on. Leaving Golden Boy for this venture sure is a step down.The sweet science will go on. This "new" boxing will flop."

Dat jive ain't nuffin' but slop. And it will no doubt flop. But don't be surprised by Bruce Binklow. He fell from the top. He's a he-ho. And needs a lollipop. He sucks. And will do anything to get those bucks. Hehe! Holla!

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oubobcat:

"He is both. A rare gem that should be enjoyed while he is in his prime.

Dear Al (The Shadow) Haymon,

I hope this post gets to you where ever you are hiding. Please let Peter Quillen fight GGG at MSG. MSG will be sold out.
You will get a nice cut out of Peter's gigantic purse for "advising" him to take this fight. The boxing world will be most appreciative. Peter will get respect for taking the fight. GGG will have a nice test in front of him. Win- Win for everyone.
You might even get some nice mentions on boxing websites.

Sincerely, Deepwater2"


We will find out a lot more about Golovkin on Saturday. I know Cotto is the lineal Middleweight Champion but take the belts/titles away and in my opinion Golovkin and Geale are the top two Middleweights at the moment. Despite the odds, Geale is a real test for Golovkin and a very live underdog in this fight. If Golovkin wins impressively, I will be convinced we have a special fighter on our hands.

Deep, I hate to say it but in no way, shape or form will Haymon put Quillin in with Golovkin. Haymon will get Quillin a big fight at some point but it will be against some other Middleweight (or someone coming up from Jr. Middleweight). Maybe Cotto down the line if Cotto keeps winning, maybe Canelo or maybe someone else not named Golovkin.

It went a little unnoticed this week but Haymon signed Middleweight Caleb Truax. Truax also fight tomorrow night on Friday Nigh Fights. If Truax wins, and he will be heavily favored, I think that is who you are looking at next for Quillin.

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deepwater2:

"never heard of it.





Imma google it"




Most people never heard of it and most people will never hear of it. They have a pay per view next month. Brian Vera vs Gabe Rosado. It will probably flop. This is what Floyd's new consultant, Bruce Binklow is backing and banking on. Leaving Golden Boy for this venture sure is a step down.The sweet science will go on. This "new" boxing will flop.

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amayseng:

never heard of it.


Imma google it

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ArneK.:

Oops. Paragraph 1 should read "reportedly read by more than 20 million people each week."

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deepwater2:

He is both. A rare gem that should be enjoyed while he is in his prime.



Dear Al (The Shadow) Haymon,



I hope this post gets to you where ever you are hiding. Please let Peter Quillen fight GGG at MSG. MSG will be sold out.

You will get a nice cut out of Peter's gigantic purse for "advising" him to take this fight. The boxing world will be most appreciative. Peter will get respect for taking the fight. GGG will have a nice test in front of him. Win- Win for everyone.

You might even get some nice mentions on boxing websites.



Sincerely, Deepwater2

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deepwater2:

I said I wasn't going to pick a boxer in this one but I changed my mind. Going with Perez. I think he is a better boxer and has more tricks in his bag. Jennings is fundamentally sound but I give Perez the edge in most categories. I expect a great fight and will be going with Irish Perez.

This is going to be a great Saturday night!

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Bernie Campbell:

Put Jennings in there with a rusty ol a-- Wach, and the boy wouldnt know difference between North and South!

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oubobcat:

I think Jennings is going to win this fight.

He is skilled, athletic and getting better each time out. His has very quick hands for a heavyweight and his technique keeps getting better. As previously pointed out, he beat a good southpaw his last time out so I don't see Perez's southpaw stance being an issue. Keep in mind as well that Perez's last two fights were brutal and he took a lot of punches. Even if his mind is right from the Mago fight something had to be taken out of Perez given how brutal both his last two fights were.

I believe that at this moment Jennings is the best American heavyweight on the scene. He is further along and more experienced against better opposition than any US heavyweight. The improvement he has showed each time out recently has been impressive. His last fight for example against his toughest for to date was Jennings' most impressive performance inside the ring. He still is learning and still has upside.

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oubobcat:

"Do you guys really think Chisora faked a broken hand? I have a feeling promoter Frank Warren would have been all over him from the start asking to see X-rays or proof. I have no doubt that Chisora is hurt. I hear he was looking good in training camp...can't believe Fury's goofy talk, rants and tirades scared him off.

And good for Fury in being able to get a replacement.

To Ustinov...thanks for stepping up!

-Randy G."


I am one of those who tend to give the benefit of the doubt on injuries. There are times when red flags can be raised (ticket sales are lacking, a fighter habitually withdraws from fights, etc) that may make me question but I don't see any here. So I do believe the injury is legit.

I said before if I am Fury though I move on from Chisora. The reason I'd do that if I were him is this is I'd probably be a bit frustrated myself that this is the 3rd time in less than a year a fight has been cancelled on me and 2nd time within about a week of the fight. And he's already beaten Chisora. So if he moves on and goes searching for something else I can understand why and its something I'd do if I were in his shoes.

By the way, before looking forward and as I said earlier I think Ustinov is dangerous particularly early. Anything can happen in this sport especially in heavyweight boxing. And especially since Ustinov can punch a little and Fury has been hurt and dropped before. Fury is by far the more skilled fighter but it only takes one punch to swing things in Ustinov's favor.

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ArneK.:

Radam thinks like an old-school trainer. Billy Delaney, who trained Corbett and Jeffries, believed that the value of any exercise was enhanced if done outdoors. But by outdoors they meant the countryside, away from where the factories belched out smoke.

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gibola:

Er...sorry about this, I had a spell when I was too busy to get on TSS. I had no idea I'd won something, but that's my fault. Thank you for putting me in the mix with guys whose opinions I respect and enjoy reading whenever I get on TSS. Cheers!!!

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brownsugar:

"Kostya operated at the elite level, he unified the division... How is that short of elite? He was king of one of the most hotly contested divisions!! He took on anyone and everyone, he made fans everywhere he went like a true champion and he did all his talking in the ring with his hands. He had a great heart and a strong will forged through hunger back in Soviet Russia.



He has always been the definition of discipline in the ring and exhibited his elite high level calibre in all of his fights..."




That's an easy question to answer Skibbz

The best boxers KT fought were Hatton Mitchell and Judah (while Phillips is not even on the radar)



Yes KT was poetry in motion but if those guys were his best victories where does that put him in the ranking of history's best?.



In fact where do Mitchell Hatton and Judah rank in history?



I think Mosely, Oscar and Mayweather went far beyond KT's exploits by dominating multiple weight classes and having hall of fame longevity.



Just my humble opinion. And KT never fought any of those guys.

I guess we'll have to agree to disagree.



Thanks for the comments.

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Grimm:

@B-sug: I really don't wanna compare the two - they are/were both great fighters in their own right. However, no matter how tough Stevens may be, he cannot - qualitywise - be considered to be even close to the level of competition Tszyu faced. So even though I'm in agreement with you - and has always been - on where I think GGG will end up, he still has to do it. Tszyu has already done it.

@Skibbz: Nice post (#14). I say amen to that.

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gibola:

GGG WRtd8 Geale.

Perez Dec Jennings.



Geale's pace, consistency and variety may offset GGG for a while, but I don't see many problems unless GGG has a real 'off-night'. If that happened Geale is the kind of dogged guy to make the most of an opportunity. He goes 12 rounds very well, is decent defensively, he has a good chin and is a decent bodypuncher. All things being equal tho, Geale gets pulled out after 7/8 rounds by his corner when the tide has decisively turned against him.



Jennings is a huge overachiever and I really admire what he's done to put himself in this position. Having said that, an in-shape, motivated Perez beats him. However, we all know that what we're likely to get is a 60 per cent Perez with the demons from the Mago bout still floating around - therefore we have a very competitive fight. I think Perez will do enough to sneak by, he'll build an early lead, gas out towards the end and just deserve a close decision.



I'm rarely right, but it's fun to predict....

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Skibbz:

Kostya operated at the elite level, he unified the division... How is that short of elite? He was king of one of the most hotly contested divisions!! He took on anyone and everyone, he made fans everywhere he went like a true champion and he did all his talking in the ring with his hands. He had a great heart and a strong will forged through hunger back in Soviet Russia.

He has always been the definition of discipline in the ring and exhibited his elite high level calibre in all of his fights...

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Skibbz:

"True Grimm.... KT was an accomplished Amateur but GGG was even more accomplished.
I would argue that GGG defeated a patheon of exceptional amateur boxers including Lucien Bute, Mat Korobov (who in my opinion had a far more illustrious amateur career than KT) Andre Durrell, Dmitri Pirog. and the Cuban Standout Yordanis Dispaigne (who unfortunately couldn't make the pro adjustment)

Also KT's fights with Judah and Mitchell were anything but calm affairs. Judah came very close to knocking KT out early in that fight. Its a credit to KT that he was able to hold on take Judah out.

Mitchell also gave KT fits. By contrast Mayweather dominated both fighters completely except for touching a glove on the canvas early against Judah due to a beautifully placed Left hand. Floyd just relaxed...got his bearings and dominated the fight beginning the next round.

And to be honest neither Judah or Mitchell were close in quality to a prime Oscar D LH, Mosely or Mayweather.

7 years into his pro career and GGG is just approaching his prime. Yet he's proven to be able to handle adversity when the Heavy hitting Stevens staged a mid round ambush. GGG contained Stevens and summarily dispatched him a few rounds later.....And Stevens is still dangerous as he showed in his next 2 fights and is about to get a shot against former champ N'Dam N'Jikam.

While KT got lured into a slugging match against the mediocre Phillips and got himself knocked out. But for some reason he chose to forego seeking a rematch.

I agree that KT was awesome as long as he operated just beneathed the elite level.
but GGG's level of consistency and poise is already on another level. I could never see him getting knocked out twice by lesser boxers.

GGG's fight this weekend will reveal a lot."


From what I remember Kostya knocked Judah into oblivion with two utterly devastating right hands. Judah was the one who came in hot like a rock and thought he would blitz his way to victory but at the end of round 1 he got hit with something that shook him to his boots, he was already well scared of Tszyu before hand anyhow.

As for Sharmba, he was in his prime when he fought Tszyu and Tszyu executed a perfect game plan. He took away his legs and made him much more motionless. Once that advantage was negated Mitchell was his to pick off and damage. He hurt him so bad the guy broke his knees. He was never the same after Tszyu dealt with him, twice.

Mayweather fought a washed out Mitchell and you simply can't compare them two fights. Tszyu was near the end of his own career when he fought Mitchell and demolished for a second time anyway. When he faced hatton he wasn't in his prime, and there's no shame in that. It took hatton a long 11 rounds (i was at the fight) and hatton was in his prime for that fight. It was one of his greatest achievements to beat Tszyu.

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brownsugar:

True Grimm.... KT was an accomplished Amateur but GGG was even more accomplished.
I would argue that GGG defeated a patheon of exceptional amateur boxers including Lucien Bute, Mat Korobov (who in my opinion had a far more illustrious amateur career than KT) Andre Durrell, Dmitri Pirog. and the Cuban Standout Yordanis Dispaigne (who unfortunately couldn't make the pro adjustment)

Also KT's fights with Judah and Mitchell were anything but calm affairs. Judah came very close to knocking KT out early in that fight. Its a credit to KT that he was able to hold on take Judah out.

Mitchell also gave KT fits. By contrast Mayweather dominated both fighters completely except for touching a glove on the canvas early against Judah due to a beautifully placed Left hand. Floyd just relaxed...got his bearings and dominated the fight beginning the next round.

And to be honest neither Judah or Mitchell were close in quality to a prime Oscar D LH, Mosely or Mayweather.

7 years into his pro career and GGG is just approaching his prime. Yet he's proven to be able to handle adversity when the Heavy hitting Stevens staged a mid round ambush. GGG contained Stevens and summarily dispatched him a few rounds later.....And Stevens is still dangerous as he showed in his next 2 fights and is about to get a shot against former champ N'Dam N'Jikam.

While KT got lured into a slugging match against the mediocre Phillips and got himself knocked out. But for some reason he chose to forego seeking a rematch.

I agree that KT was awesome as long as he operated just beneathed the elite level.
but GGG's level of consistency and poise is already on another level. I could never see him getting knocked out twice by lesser boxers.

GGG's fight this weekend will reveal a lot.

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Skibbz:

"Tszyu fought Hector Lopez on short notice and with only 10 fights (8 by KO, with 7 of the KO’s in the 1st 2 rounds) under his belt - that's the fight you're trying to remember (Skibbz).

Before the fight, Hector Lopez . . . what he said about his chances. . was just gold.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKp_-M0Mesk

“I just don't know if this kid can go the distance with me to tell you the truth. Because I think I can beat him and stop him".

“My experience gunna come in. And not just that. If he wants to just go out there and bang, we can do that too".

"I can beat him at any which way he wants to go".

"If he wants to box, he can't outbox me. If he wants to trade, hey it's OK too".

"The bottom line is that I'm gunna control the fight, and my experience gunna control the fight, and it's gunna bet set, at my tempo, and when I wanna pull the cord, I'll pull it".

Not revealed on the provided video (but included on the purchased version) is also a cameo vocal/verse where Lopez talks about his style.

It, is also gold illuminated in your hand at night.

"With me you gotta a little bit of Sugar Ray Leonard and a little bit of Tommy Hearns, a little bit of evri-ting. I aint going nowhere. I won’t be doing no running, no duck n diving, no dancing, with me I stand up. We stand and trade till someone stops”.

I love these characters and this character in boxing.

Bottom line; no other sport has it.

The character Hector displays both verbally and in the fight is tremendous.

I doubt anyone will find these types of challenges at just 10 professional fights, on 3G’s record. Lopez was a tough hombre and a virtual wrecking machine in the ring.

Additionally, you won't find any amateur videos of 3G displaying more skill than the video Skibbz posted either.

Happy to be proved wrong, so bring it on anyone!!!!

:) :)

"


Thanks for the reminder and video Storm, I will rewatch the fight again tonight. If I remember lightly Lopez was game early and wanted to prove to Tszyu his punches didn't affect him.. Yeah right.

I think you're also right, not many fighters these days (bar a few exceptional talents) take on such seasoned and tough opponents before 10 bouts. It's very rare and to also go 10 rounds before 10 fights speaks volumes of Tszyu.

Tszyu was very good defensively in his prime and his right hand could knock anyone out. Grimm is completely correct, the extreme twist of his right foot when he throws the foot generates the thunder from down under, power comes the the floor and not big arms!

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SamuraiSam:

"What Mother Nature has given is BEST. And you use it if you want the ultimate conquest. New age Drago jive should be kept on the Big screens. Because every single time that monkey jive, old skool creams.

You can't fool Mother Nature. First, treadmill running doesn't give you the particles of dust, grass, wind and the smell and shine of the moon and sun that you breathe in from running outside. Some of you will say: how in the hell came you smell the moon and the sun? That is something that you have never been taught.

But those who know know. And your body knows and will suck that smell and shine of the sun and moon like a crying, hungry baby goes after his mother's nipples. Oh, YUP! Your bodee yearns that sun and moon and all of Mother Nature while you are inside 24/7/365 New Jacking and weak attacking and new-age Drago inside training on hyped-up machines with small manmade benefits.

So you will never know until you know. But inside on the treadmill doesn't build your immunities. But outside running does. Because like I said, you breathe in particles of this and that -- making your immune system ironside tough against germs and viruses and bacteria that you can pick from a crowd of indoor people with tons of this and that illnesses and rashes.

You get more benefits from climbing up and up and down a tree than you get from going up and down a rope in the New Jack air condition gyms. Beside, gym air condition messes up your cooling system. Cool your arse by bleeding sweat, not by toxic air coming out of an air condition.

I can go on forever, but y'all get my point. Hopefully! Holla!"


Well said. There was once on TV an old commercial, I think for some brand of margarine, with the tagline, "You can't fool mother nature." That adage applies to so many more aspects of life than faking the taste of butter. Mother Nature is the guiding force in the natural order of the universe.

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Grimm:

"I believe everything about GGG is on a whole other level than his Russian counterpart.

Tszyu won 259 fights as an amateur and lost to the Cuban School.



In contrast GGG took Cubans to school in an amateur career that spanned approximately 350 fights.



As Mortcola stated earlier GGG has a more fluid two fisted offence where Tszyu frequently found himself in wild desperate exchanges against fighters like Mitchell ( the first fight) Phillips and Judah."




It could depend on which cubans you're meeting. Make no mistake; Tszyu was an awesome amateur in a time were amateur boxing was still a popular TV-sport with high ratings (at least in Europe), a truly spectacular fighter with a mongoose-style of fighting in that he liked to come in close and avoided being hit by way of movement more often than given credit for. Once again, he was a sensational fighting machine with an extreme twist of his foot/ankle as he punched, in order to generate devastating power.



Both Mitchell and Judah were flamboyant fighters of a kind that GGG in my opinion has yet to face. Tszyu broke them down, systematically and calm, in impressive fashion.



Besides hailing from the eastern parts of the hemisphere, both stalking with patient pressure and banging hard and with a similar modus operandi, there are differences between Tszyu and Golovkin in style and attributes.



Anyway, and overall, I think Tszyu wrapped up his career with a sense that he could've achieved even more - at least if it hadn't been for the injuries as well as what seemed to be, during the last years, a lack of motivation.

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The Shadow:

Mofo got a big head yo, looks like that s*** was photoshopped. No joke, I thought that pic with him and Ismaikel was fake.

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the Roast:

Same opinion from me. It all depends on Perez. If he is ready to rumble it will be a great fight. If he is just gonna waltz around Jennings will out hustle him.

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the Roast:

Did I or did I not read on these very pages of TSS that Stormcentre and Kostya Tszyu are one and the same? I am pretty sure the Shadow was a part of the discussion that night. Am I right or am I remembering this wrong?

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Welterweights García, Prescott Headline ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates The July 25 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature Welterweights Roberto “La Amenaza” García (35-3, 1 ND, 23 KOs) and Breidis Prescott (27-5, 20 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from the UIC Convention Center in Chicago, will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN. ESPN Deportes will...

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Arum Goes All in on Algieri

Last night I was asking a friend about Bob Arum's unpopular plan for his biggest star in Manny Pacquiao to fight an unheralded nobody this November and he summed it up by saying, “Boxing is stupid, it's awful.” I pressed him, “But why? Why is this fight being made?” And like all boxing fans not related to the opponent Chris Algieri, he shrugged before repeating, “Boxing is stupid.” While the business of boxing might be stupid, but Bob Arum is not, so what gives? If nothing else, this decision is a clear message to boxing fans...

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Can Bryant Jennings Help American Heavyweights Turn the Tide?

Bryant Jennings meets Mike Perez Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York in a bout that will help determine what direction the heavyweight division is heading. Will American heavyweights such as Jennings be able to catch up with the rest of the world and once again compete at the highest levels of the division? Or is the new normal of fighters from outside the U.S. dominating the upper echelon of the heavyweight division something that will continue on into the future? Jennings, alongside Deontay Wilder, represents America’s...

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Check Out This Get To Know Ya Video on Sergey Kovalev

Better Know a Boxer: Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev Things you never knew about the WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion {youtube}uydgELVFjYY{/youtube} Better Know a Boxer Sergey "Krusher" KovalevFt. Lauderdale, FL: Main Events presents "Better Know a Boxer: Sergey 'Krusher' Kovalev." This short video features a peek at the personal life of WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) as he takes a break from training for his fight with the undefeated Australian challenger Blake "Il Capo" Caparello (19-0-1, 6...

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