Tag Archives: Nikolay Valuev

When The Gates Opened for the Great Flood of Eastern European Boxers

Difficult-to-pronounce Eastern European names that often end in a “v” “y” or “o” now dot the boxing landscape. And there […]

In Boxing, David Beating Goliath is Not Such a Rarity

There is a saying in football that “good and big beats good and little.” That’s usually true, but, as in […]

Briggs vs Oquendo and the Odious WBA “Regular” Heavyweight Title Belt

BRIGGS VS OQUENDO — In 1989, at age 40, George Foreman appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated. The accompanying […]