Tag Archives: The Sweet Science

Battle of the Bands: Loma-Rigo vs. Wilder-Ortiz

As part of any really big fight week – and the matchup of top-shelf middleweights Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez […]

Wilberth Lopez Upsets Mystified Jose “Gato” Roman in Ontario, CA

ONTARIO, CA — It was the case of the southpaw jinx as Wilberth Lopez mystified Jose “Gato” Roman to win […]

Top Rank on ESPN: Valdez and Ramirez Overcome Tough Opponents

Ramirez vs Hart Results and More – Boxing was on ESPN this past Friday night with a full card of fights headlined by two world title bouts.

The Jake LaMotta Story: Boxing as an Act of Contrition

Each time that boxing writers come up with an “all-time list,” the name of Giacobbe “Jake” LaMotta is usually mentioned […]

With Mayweather and Ward Retired, Boxing’s P4P Throne is Vacant

As of September 21, 2017, there is no pound-for-pound king in boxing. With Floyd Mayweather retiring again after knocking out […]

Andre Ward: A Career Appreciation

What a year 2017 has been for boxing. We’ve seen a plethora of fantastic fights where the best have been […]

In a Shocking Development, Andre Ward Calls it Quits

Andre Ward, the reigning WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight champion, America’s last Olympic gold medalist, and the top pound-for-pound fighter in the […]

Heavyweights Collide in Manchester: Breaking Down the Parker-Fury Fight

This weekend in the UK’s Manchester Arena, beltholder Joseph Parker (23-0) and rookie Hughie Fury (20-0) are set to squabble […]

Remembering Jake LaMotta….one of Boxing’s Most Colorful Characters

On Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, flags at the International Boxing Hall of Fame were lowered to half-staff in memory of […]

Oscar Valdez Straddles Two Worlds….Plus Other Fight Notes

Oscar Valdez straddles two worlds as deftly as he handles incoming fire from top contenders inside the prize ring. Whether […]