Tag Archives: bernard hopkins

How She Could Have Scored it 118-110 for Canelo

During the early days of the gloved era and probably before, managers and promoters would slip reporters money or buy […]

GGG-Canelo: The Relative Silence Has Been Deafening

No matter what happens Saturday night when Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez square off in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, there […]

Can Floyd Mayweather Emulate Other 40-Something Greats?

The only way Conor McGregor stands a chance to defeat Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in […]

Crawford and Indongo Seek 140-Pound Four-Title-Belt Sweep

Some say the hardest thing in sports is to hit a major league slider. And maybe that is so, if […]

Joe Smith Jr: Right Place, Right Time….or Real Deal?

The last time we saw him, he was looking down at former middleweight and light heavyweight champ Bernard Hopkins, who […]

Hopkins Has the “Promoter Talk” Down Pat Regarding Canelo vs. Triple-G

During his prime — which lasted so long it’s hard to pinpoint exactly when he was fighting at his absolute […]

GGG and Canelo Take Hollywood by Storm

HOLLYWOOD, Ca.-Thousands gathered in the streets of Hollywood below the iconic circular Capitol Records building where music legends Frank Sinatra, […]

Ward vs. Kovalev: This Time, All the Pressure is on Kovalev

It was the signature fight of his career. He fought an undefeated opponent in the opponent’s home country. In spite […]

Boxing: Love, Hate, 2017 and Beyond

BOXING COGITATIONS: It seems that periodically—maybe every five years or so– I reach a point where my guilty pleasure intersects […]

Joe Smith Jr. is the 2016 TSS Breakthrough Fighter of the Year

JOE SMITH JR’S BREAKTHROUGH YEAR — At the onset of 2016, an Irish-American light heavyweight from Long Island was attracting […]