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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

Three Punch Combo: HBO’s Horn of Plenty, Other Instantaneous KOs and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO: Starting with Saturday’s triple-header, HBO is beginning a run of four consecutive weeks of boxing. Saturday’s card […]

WBO Heavyweight Champ Joseph Parker is Good, Just Not Good Enough

Call him the odd man out or maybe even the heavyweight division’s Rodney Dangerfield, because WBO title holder Joseph Parker 24-0

Monday Morning Cornermen (Nov. 20 edition)

In this new section of The Sweet Science, we step back and take a critical look at the fights that took place on the previous weekend

No Foolin’: The “Smarts” Bet on Bob Foster When He Fought Muhammad Ali

On Nov. 21, 1972, forty-five years ago this week, Muhammad Ali fought reigning light heavyweight champion Bob Foster in a non-title bout

East L.A. Thanksgiving Goes Both Ways for the De La Hoyas

Los Angeles one learns immediately that the main artery of the unincorporated town remains and always has been Whittier Boulevard.

Sunday Report Card: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up (Nov. 19 edition)

The Sweet Science’s Diego Morilla compiles a full weekend wrap-up of the most relevant boxing events in the worldwide scene […]

Trainer Talk: Don Turner Reflects on His Days With Evander and “Krusher”

“I want to ask you a question,” Don Turner said in his slight rasp, as he finished reminiscing about moving to New York in 1959 and watching

The Jackal Delights the Home Folks on a Card with a World Record KO

Frank Warren’s promotion at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland, was focused around local hero Carl “The Jackal” Frampton. […]

TSS Mainstay David Avila and the New BWAA Christy Martin Award

PRESS RELEASE– Throughout boxing history, women have made a significant contribution to the sport, both in and out of the […]