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They Said It….Dewdrops from 35 Years on the Boxing Beat

During a recent conversation I had with Randy Gordon, the ex-editor of The Ring magazine, ex-chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission and current

Argentine Legend Carlos Monzon: Revered and Reviled

Sometimes the story you think you’re going to write takes a swift and decisive turn, as can be the case in boxing, where the outcome of a fight that

Happy Halloween to The Executioner aka The Alien

When Bernard Hopkins rummages around in his closet today for a Halloween costume, he will have two choices. For most […]

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, […]