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Three Punch Combo: A Plug For Boxing Hall of Fame Weekend and More

The International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, NY will soon be hosting its annual induction weekend which this year will take place from Thursday June 7th

Why I Was Slow to Join the Chorus Trumpeting Lomachenko’s Greatness

Yes, I certainly grasped how uniquely gifted Vasyl Lomachenko was while watching him in his pro debut versus Jose Ramirez. And in a close but losing effort

Lightweights on Parade: Romero Duno at Fantasy Springs and More

When the best fight the best you get a Romero Duno who was put on a small fight show and unexpectedly knocked out the hometown favorite easy peasy.

On another show, Rey Perez toppled the same hometown fighter and he’s now in the semi-main event.

Lomachenko and Garcia: Lightning and Thunder

Irish legend and former featherweight king Barry McGuigan takes it as far as you can go: “Lomachenko is one of the greatest fighters we have seen or ever will see

Vasyl Lomachenko and the Lure of History

Boxing fans want to believe that they’re watching greatness. And today’s omnipresent hype machine feeds that desire. “History isn’t what it used to be,” Patrick Kehoe writes

Lomachenko Might Not Want to Take the Elevator Too Far North

The early-shift bellman at the Row NYC Hotel, an avid boxing fan, was raving over what he’d seen the previous night on ESPN from a very slick, highly skilled

Fast Results from NYC: Lomachenko Gets Off the Deck to Stop Linares

first appearance in a New York ring. True enough, but tonight at Madison Square Garden Linares was facing a more advanced technician in Vasyl “High Tech” Lomachenko

Lomachenko’s Speed and Unconventional Style Will Overwhelm Linares

And in 11 professional bouts Vasyl Lomachenko has basically toyed with all but maybe two of his mostly world class opponents as if he were the alley cat

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Notes on Roberto Duran Jr, Ismael Salas and More

Roberto Duran Jr. Begins the Long Road to Emulate his Father

With an excessive media fanfare in spite of his young 27 years, Roberto Duran Jr. (pictured) made his professional boxing debut last weekend

Linares Could Make Lomachenko Work but Not Much More

Vasyl Lomachenko 10-1 (8) who challenges WBA lightweight titlist Jorge Linares 44-3 (27) this coming May 12 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.