Author Archives: The Sweet Science

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

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...

Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith Weigh-in LIVE

Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith Weigh-in LIVE

Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith Weigh-in LIVE ...

Jaime Munguia vs Liam Smith – Final Press Conference LIVE

Jaime Munguia vs Liam Smith – Final Press Conference LIVE

Jaime Munguia vs Liam Smith - Final Press Conference LIVE ...

Hollywood Fight Results: Giyasov and Martinez Win By KO on a Deep Card

Hollywood Fight Results: Giyasov and Martinez Win By KO on a Deep Card

RINGSIDE REPORT BY SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT TARRAH ZAEL --A crowd filled the room to support local prospects in what would be a long night of Bash Boxing promotions on Saturday night at the Florentine Gardens on Hollywood Boulevard. The fight card was a long list of upcoming talent in the area and s...

Pacquiao vs. Matthysse Post-Fight Press Conference

Pacquiao vs. Matthysse Post-Fight Press Conference

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Joet Gonzalez Wins NABO; Seniesa and Maricela KO Foes in L.A.

Joet Gonzalez Wins NABO; Seniesa and Maricela KO Foes in L.A.

RINGSIDE REPORT BY SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT TARRAH ZAEL --Judges gave a surprising split decision to Glendora, California’s Joet Gonzalez (20-0, 11 KO) over Tijuana, Mexico’s Rafael Rivera (25-2-2) on Friday on a Golden Boy Promotions card at The Novo at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The judges scor...

Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse Weigh-in

Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse Weigh-in

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Mikey Garcia Looks Ahead to Robert Easter amidst Chatter of Mikey vs. Spence

Mikey Garcia Looks Ahead to Robert Easter amidst Chatter of Mikey vs. Spence

Story by Special Correspondent Tarrah Zael -- Four-division world champion Mikey Garcia held a media day workout yesterday, July 10, at Fortune Gym in West Hollywood for his upcoming lightweight battle against undefeated IBF lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr. The IBF and WBC world title unificat...

Ringside Report from Ontario by Special Correspondent Tarrah Zael

Ringside Report from Ontario by Special Correspondent Tarrah Zael

ONTARIO, Calif.-Summer solstice brought a near upset in a battle of southpaws and saw a local lightweight hand an undefeated fighter his first loss on this longest day of the year on Friday. Thompson Boxing’s “New Blood” featured some of Southern California’s hot new prospects at the Doub...

The Sweet Science Comes Up Big in the Annual BWAA Writing Awards

The Sweet Science Comes Up Big in the Annual BWAA Writing Awards

Over the years The Sweet Science has performed well in the annual writing competition sponsored by the Boxing Writers Association of America. 2017 was no exception. Venerable Thomas Hauser, the author of more than 50 books including the definitive biography of Muhammad Ali, led the way in the “...