Tag Archives: GGG

U.K. Saturday Notebook: The Tartan Tornado and Special K Win With Pizzazz

Two significant fights in the U.K. served as appetizers to tonight’s “doubleheader” in the Big Apple. At Glasgow, fast rising junior welterweight Josh Taylor kept

Southern California, The Soul of Boxing: part 4 of a 4-part series

A few weeks before Halloween a middleweight fighter from Kazakhstan, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin was making his first ring appearance in Southern California and facing Mexico’s Marco Antonio

Southern California, the Soul of Boxing: Part I

Boxing is definitely not dead. The stark reality is the sweet science has never been bigger at any time in the history of the sport.
You don’t believe it?
The numbers do not lie.

Media Day in Indio: GGG, Belasco, and Lucas Matthysse at the Forum

A new year brings new tidings about mega fights, old venues and an upcoming televised fight card this month. Deep in the Coachella Desert

Summing Up 2017 in Boxing

The year 2017 has been one of the best years in boxing in quite a while. The seventies, eighties and […]

Two Big Fights Certain to Happen in 2018…and The Winners Are….

There are two big fights in the discussion stage for 2018 that I believe will soon be announced. The first […]

Gabe Rosado: “I’m Never Ever Gonna Quit……..”

Gabriel “Gabe” Rosado could well finish this refrain from the late singer Barry White by saying “Cause quitin’ just ain’t my stick.”

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

GGG-Canelo: In the Court of Public Opinion the Hung Jury Smacks of Injustice

You don’t have to be a boxing fan to understand the confusion that is sometimes attendant to the intricacies of […]

Golovkin’s Fear Realized as Canelo Escapes With a Draw

Fight fans waited two years to find out who was the better fighter between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez 49-1-2 (34) and […]