Tag Archives: Sugar Ray Leonard

Maybe Horn Shouldn’t Have Said That Crawford Hadn’t Been Tested

Horn, a tough and gritty mauler who upset a legend in his next-to-last bout and Crawford who is the most complete and versatile fighter in boxing. And when those two dynamics clash

Crawford Will Beat Horn but May Be Tested More Than Most Think

“He’s a throwback to Sugar Ray Leonard, that’s the fighter I compare him with,” said Bob Arum. “Is he better than what Leonard was? That’s hard to say, but certainly he’s on that level. He’s just absolutely been spectacular.”

Sugar Ray Fight Card, Monster Inoue and Santa Cruz in L.A.

A beach sunset serves as the backdrop for a fight card filled with several prospects on the Golden Boy Promotions stable on Wednesday.

A Paean to Sugar Ray Leonard: One of The Greatest Living P4P Boxers

Sugar Ray Leonard turns 62 on Thursday, May 17th. Beginning in 2007, when Floyd Mayweather emerged as an A-lister, Leonard’s name was often in the news. That’s because he was the man

“What if?” Scenarios Involving Mayweather: It’s a Generational Thing

In the age of social media there’s nothing more common on boxing threads than “What If” polls and discussions pitting […]

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

Talking Shop With The Inimitable Roy Jones Jr.

Ya’ll musta forgot about Roy Jones Jr. I sure haven’t. Roy hasn’t either. Having chatted with him on the phone […]

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

Mayweather-McGregor: What Everybody Has Overlooked

Floyd Mayweather, who a few years ago most considered the best fighter in boxing, is fighting the best striker in […]

Tony Middleton: From Fighting to Singing

The sports heroes and the music of our youth have a particularly evocative hold on us as we grow older. […]