Tag Archives: Mike Tyson

Will Heavyweight Hopeful Mike Coffie Percolate Into the Next Big Thing?

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – If you’re traveling by car, the listed distance between Brooklyn, N.Y., and this quintessential Rust Belt city of 75,000 nestled

They Said It….Dewdrops from 35 Years on the Boxing Beat

During a recent conversation I had with Randy Gordon, the ex-editor of The Ring magazine, ex-chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission and current

Monday Morning Cornermen, Nov. 13 – Taylor’s Cheers, Verdejo AWOL and More

In this new section of The Sweet Science, we step back and take a critical look at the fights that […]

Now Joshua Needs To Go Challenge Wilder

This past Saturday night WBA/IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua 20-0 (20) stopped challenger Carlos Takam 35-4-1 (27) in the 10th […]

It’s Not In Anthony Joshua’s DNA to Look Past Carlos Takam

When IBF/WBA heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua 19-0 (19) enters the ring this weekend at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff to make the fifth defense

How the ‘Omega Project’ Got Holyfield Ready for Qawi – and, ultimately, Tyson

They could have called it something else. They could have just said it was a more intensive, non-traditional type of […]

Looking back at the Topsy-Turvy Life of Mike Tyson Who Turns 51 This Week

With the possible exception of the immortal Muhammad Ali, it seems that more words have been written about Mike Tyson than any […]

“Iron Ambition” – Mike Tyson and Cus D’Amato: Book Review by Thomas Hauser

TYSON AND D’AMATO — Few fighters have captured the public imagination the way that Mike Tyson did. The primary architect […]

A Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Seems Inevitable, and that’s Distressing

 If the reports leaking out are true, Wladimir Klitschko will activate his rematch clause with Anthony Joshua and the two […]

Remembering Nat Allbright: The Man Who Could Make Your Boxing Fantasy Come True

Remembering Nat Allbright – I don’t particularly care to write obituaries about notable boxing figures because I hate to see […]