Tag Archives: Bernard Fernandez

Kovalev Wins in Familiar Fashion But His Future Plans Are Uncertain

Was it only a year and a half or two ago that the fight many fans most wanted to see was a light heavyweight unification matchup of 175-pound knockout artists Sergey Kovalev

Margaret Goodman and Daniel Franco: Two sides of the Same Coin

May 11 in New York City, when Dr. Margaret Goodman and Daniel Franco, the former a relentless crusader for increased safety in boxing and the latter an example

The Official TSS Wilder-Ortiz Prediction Page

We surveyed members of our writing community to get their thoughts on the big heavyweight fight this Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Consistent with the odds, Deontay Wilder

Competing NYC Shows Proof There Can Never Be True Harmony in Boxing

But harsh reality has a way of regularly crashing into dreamy idealism, which is why some of boxing’s most contentious battles are not waged in the ring, where they belong

Danny Garcia Must Embrace Underdog Role, Even as a Big Favorite

Elite fighters, which three-time former world champion Danny Garcia still considers himself to be, of necessity must be a curious […]

The Cruiserweight Division is Hot, But For How Long?

Caesars Sports Pavilion in Las Vegas. (The WBO, which came into existence in 1988, did not crown its first cruiser champ, Boone Pultz, until Dec. 3, 1989.)

The “Lone Star Cobra” Was Special But Didn’t Fulfill His Vast Potential

When Donald Curry, the “Lone Star Cobra,” was at his best, which was exceptionally good, he gave no thought of […]

Jim Lampley Wistfully Recalls The Roy Jones That Was

Kryptonite could bring the Man of Steel to his knees. Greek mythology’s Achilles was unconquerable in battle, but he could be brought down

They Said It…Dewdrops From 35 Years on the Boxing Beat, Part II

When I went through my voluminous files for a compilation of some of the better quotes collected from my many years on the boxing beat, I figured

Holyfield’s Card in Philly a Blast From the Past, Not a Glimpse of the Future

The Real Deal Boxing’s introductory road show rolled into Philadelphia Friday night and rolled right out again, having provided fight […]