Tag Archives: Ted Sares

Old School Fighters of the Modern Era: 33 Noted Boxing Buffs Weigh In

When applied to boxing, the term “Old School” has many meanings. That said, in this, our latest survey, we asked […]

The Case for Michael Moorer

This past weekend, the International Boxing Hall of Fame inducted three new members in the Modern Boxer category. Michael Moorer has yet to get the call and perhaps never will, but one can certainly build a case for him.

Sportscaster Mauro Ranallo Bares his Soul in a Mesmerizing Documentary

Over the years I have been pretty harsh on prolific sports broadcaster Mauro Ranallo, although I was vaguely aware of some personal health issues he had. I admired his uncanny

Ramirez vs. O’Connor: Stepping Stone or Mismatch?

When a bloated James Toney fought Denis Lebedev in Moscow in 2015 with the WBA cruiserweight title somehow at stake, I feared for the global road warrior’s welfare but he got through it. Meanwhile, the fearsome

Lomachenko and Garcia: Lightning and Thunder

Irish legend and former featherweight king Barry McGuigan takes it as far as you can go: “Lomachenko is one of the greatest fighters we have seen or ever will see

Proposals for Elevating the Sport of Boxing. Part 2 (K-W) of a TSS Survey

We asked 32 noted boxing buffs this question: If you could do one thing to make boxing better, what would it be? The answers were surprisingly varied and interesting

Fixing the Sport of Boxing — A New TSS Survey: Part 1 (A-J)

The answers were surprisingly varied and interesting – and in some cases, downright incriminating. One thing to make boxing better

The End of Boxing Might Be One Punch Away

One of Thomas Hauser’s recent books is titled There Will Always Be Boxing. On the weekend of April 20-22, 2018, the sport was alive and well, so much so that boxing does seem immortal.

The Four Faces on the Mount Rushmore of Boxing: A New TSS Survey

In this survey we posed a hypothetical question: Suppose that there was going to be a Mount Rushmore of Boxing with the faces of four boxers carved on to a granite mountain

A Boxing Writer’s Reward

a simple acknowledgment of a story I had written years ago about Bobby Tomasello, a fighter who was given the birth name of Robert Benson