Tag Archives: The Sweet Science

Hot Prospects on Display in Back-to-Back SoCal Fight Cards

The San Fernando Valley heats up again this weekend as Bash Entertainment brings back-to-back fight cards.

A pair of super featherweights headline the card on Friday April 20, at the Marriott Burbank Hotel in Burbank, California

The Sweet Science Comes Up Big in the Annual BWAA Writing Awards

Over the years The Sweet Science has performed well in the annual writing competition sponsored by the Boxing Writers Association of America. 2017 was no exception.

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

Adrien Broner is Again at the Crossroads and Saying All the Right Things

His nickname is “The Problem” and I can’t think of another fighter whose nickname is a better fit. After winning world titles at 130, 135, 140 and 147 by the age of 28

Monday Morning Cornermen (April 16 edition)

Boxing is Back in the Wrong Section of the News

Even considering the amount of information traveling around the world at light speed, it is unusual to see boxing featured in the mainstream media or anywhere

Three Punch Combo: Davis vs. Cuellar Harks to Broner-Maidana and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO: Gervonta Davis (19-0, 18 KO’s) will look to regain a 130-pound title belt when he faces Jesus Cuellar (28-2, 21 KO’s) this Saturday night

Sunday Report Card,The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up (April 15 edition)

Yokohama, Japan, Sunday April 15

Ryota Murata KO 8 Emanuel Blandamura, WBA middleweight title

Cristofer Rosales TKO 9 Daigo Higa, WBC

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part Three, 30-21

From the dusty streets of Algeria to old school British cobbles, to the heartland of the American dream and back again, Part 3 of the Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of all time continues

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

Notes and Nuggets from Thomas Hauser

I recently watched Paterno, the HBO film about former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

Paterno was one of college football’s greatest coaches. But his image was forever tarnished by an inadequate response to allegations