Tag Archives: Marvin Hagler

Why Would Wilder Fight Ortiz Now if the Risk Was Real?

Fighters usually don’t take a big risk when they’re on the verge of a mega-money fight when losing would no doubt destroy it. Yes that’s the question.

A Ringside Affair: Book Review by Thomas Hauser

James Lawton calls boxing “the world’s oldest and most embattled sport.” A Ringside Affair (Bloomsbury Publishing) recounts his sojourn

A Night to Remember in Gritty Lowell, a City with a Great Boxing Tradition

The names of professional boxers who competed in Lowell, Massachusetts, as amateurs read like a who’s who of boxing greats.

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

Why Power and Chin Will Decide Canelo-Golovkin

The fight that fans couldn’t wait to see is about to come to fruition – Canelo vs. Golovkin for middleweight […]

Golovkin’s Career Legacy Rides On Beating Canelo

For years I’ve maintained fighters who are perceived as being a certified life-taker because of their overload of punching power, […]

40 Noted Boxing Buffs Recall Their Favorite Round of Boxing

PART TWO OF A TWO-PART SERIES: In previous stories, we asked a set of respondents to name their favorite boxing […]

What Was Your Favorite Round of Boxing? 40 Notables Share Their Picks

PART ONE (A-K) OF A TWO-PART SERIES — This is round four, so to speak, of our survey. We previously […]

Will GGG’s Patience Pay Off on Sept. 16 vs. Canelo?

Abel Sanchez was recalling his first fight as the new trainer of Gennady Golovkin, who had come to him at […]

30 Boxing Notables Recall Their All-Time Favorite Fight(s)

This completes the participative trilogy involving a favorite boxer, a favorite boxing book, and now a favorite fight (though a […]