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Remembering Luna vs. Luna: A Closet Classic Extraordinaire

THE LUNA VS. LUNA CLASSIC: When it comes to closet classics, I defer to fellow writer and friend Lee Groves. […]

Three Punch Combo: Notes on Matchmaking, Mayweather-McGregor, and Zab Judah

THREE PUNCH COMBO — When done well, the art of matchmaking in boxing can produce very entertaining fights that make […]

The Hauser Report: Gervonta Davis Steals the Show

GERVONTA DAVIS COMES UP BIG — The first weekend of note for boxing fans this year saw a Showtime doubleheader […]

Ringling Bros. Throws in the Towel: Should Boxing’s Ringmasters be Concerned?

THE CIRCUS IS SHUTTING DOWN — Two definitions of “tradition,” as listed in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, describe it as “cultural […]

Canelo-Chavez: A Fun Fight Unlikely to Alter Boxing’s Landscape

CANELO vs CHAVEZ JR —- It was recently announced by Golden Boy Promotions that Canelo Alvarez 48-1-1 (34) will fight […]

Results From Brooklyn: DeGale vs. Jack Scored a Draw

Professional boxing returned to New York after a 176-day absence on Saturday, Jan. 14, with a nine-fight card at Brooklyn’s […]

Lara and Dirrell Whack out Overmatched Opponents. What’s Next for Them?

LARA AND ANTHONY DIRRELL WIN EASY — Friday night’s featured attractions at the Hialeah Park racino in Miami were widely […]

As The Boxing World Turns: The Reflections of a Man Who Went Home Again

REFLECTIONS — They say you can never go home again, a phrase that harks to “You Can’t Go Home Again,” […]

Floyd Mayweather on ESPN: Another Boring and Boorish Interview

FLOYD MAYWEATHER ON ESPN — I’ve always maintained that as great as he was on the basketball court, there was […]

Muhammad Ali: A Life – Insights Culled from a New Documentary

ALI — Last year, I was involved in the making of a documentary entitled Muhammad Ali: A Life that will […]