Tag Archives: Matt McGrain

Usyk-Huck Redux: The Ukrainian Has It All

It is fitting that the Cruiserweight World Boxing Super Series tournament opened with a brutal and impressive Oleksandr Usyk victory […]

Tommy West-Tommy Ryan III: The Most Vicious Bout in Boxing History

It was reported in the early days of 1905 that former welterweight and middleweight contender Tommy West was shot five […]

Undefeated Prospects Josh Taylor and Ohara Davies Clash in Scotland

 American readers are likely mouthing the words “who?” upon seeing the names of light-welterweights Josh Taylor and Ohara Davies in […]

Inoue Treads Water, Yaegashi Betrayed by Old Legs in Japan

Another big weekend of boxing has passed in Japan but it seems the boxing juggernaut that is The Land of […]

James Toney, Heavyweight Champion of the World

You wake into a world this Sunday the fourteenth of May, 2017, which James Toney rules as heavyweight champion of […]

The Wladimir-Joshua Showdown: Sizing Up The Referee and Judges

“The referee,” George Foreman once observed, “is going to be the most important person in the ring tonight – besides […]

The Joshua-Klitschko Blockbuster: Birth of a New Era?

The narrative surrounding Anthony Joshua is the most familiar in all of boxing. Here is a young man caught up […]

The 50 Greatest Featherweights of all Time Part Five: 10-1

GREATEST FEATHERWEIGHTS, PART V: It is possible that the Top Five listed below is the single finest collection of fighters […]

The 50 Greatest Featherweights of all Time Part Four: 20-11

GREATEST FEATHERWEIGHTS, PART IV — Monsters abound in this, the penultimate installment of The Fifty Greatest Featherweights of all time. […]

The 50 Greatest Featherweights of all Time Part Three: 30-21

From the sublime to the obscure, Part 3 of my rundown of the Fifty Greatest Featherweights of all time has […]