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Bernard Hopkins Recalls ‘Revenge Killing’ He Once Planned to Commit

Delaware River as well as his hometown’s skyline, former middleweight and light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, 53

Roy Jones Jr. Says He Was Better Than Mayweather….and Roy’s Right!

Mayweather’s record, which isn’t hard to do, it’s more authentic to compare him to another pound for pound great from his era or slightly before it….Roy Jones.

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

Hopkins vs. Reid: The Philly Feud That Never Got Settled in the Ring

It seemed so perfect, so logical, at the time. What better way to remind everyone of what a great fight town Philadelphia was than to pair two homeboys, one an Olympic

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 […]