Tag Archives: Bob Arum

Boxing 2018: Some Thoughts on the Powers That Be

We’re living in an age of vertical integration and corporate consolidation. The path to power in today’s economy lies through the merger of powerful economic interests.

The Hauser Report: St. Patrick’s Day at Madison Square Garden

Some observations on the St. Patrick’s Day fight card promoted by Top Rank.

Irish Olympian Michael Conlan (the only Irishman on the card) was the big ticket seller. Super-lightweight Jose Ramirez (pictured on the left) was the big winner.

25 Years Ago, Carbajal-Gonzalez I Made Ounce-for-Ounce Magic

On March 13, 1993, two exceptionally talented and courageous light flyweights, Michael “Little Hands of Stone” Carbajal and Humberto “Chiquita” Gonzalez

Can Quigg Upset Valdez? Unlikely, But it Should Be an Entertaining Scrap

Scott Quigg’s match with Carl Frampton in February of 2016 was a major event in the U.K. Abetted by a large contingent of Frampton supporters from Northern Ireland

Pacquiao Was Insulted; JC Superstar Can Relate

Jeff Horn and challenger Terence Crawford. Arum had Pacquiao pencilled in to fight former WBO 140-pound champion Mike Alvarado in a 10-round contest.

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

Holyfield is Still Tinkering as the Head of his own Promotional Company

Don King and Bob Arum, the two aging representatives of old-school boxing promotion ostensibly met with the media to discuss

The Minnesota Vikings Evoked Memories of Mike Weaver

On Sunday, Jan. 14, the Minnesota Vikings advanced to the NFL championship game with a 29-24 triumph over the New Orleans Saints. Minnesota was dead in the water

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Tyson Starts the Year on a High Note and More

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla

Vasyl Lomachenko is the TSS Fighter of the Year

Vasyl “High-Tech” Lomachenko would rather channel  his inner Marlon Brando, George C. Scott and, for those really familiar with United States history