Tag Archives: The Sweet Science

Ringside Report From Verona: Ergashev Sparkles and Shields Marches On

Although she did not get the knockout she desired, Clarissa Shields (5-0, 2 KO’s) successfully defended her 168-pound title belts […]

Boxing in the United States 2016-17: A Geographic Breakdown

The oration, customarily delivered in January, always touches upon the state of the economy.

What follows are the results

Media Day in Indio: GGG, Belasco, and Lucas Matthysse at the Forum

A new year brings new tidings about mega fights, old venues and an upcoming televised fight card this month. Deep in the Coachella Desert

Amir Khan Returns to the Ring on April 21 and This Isn’t More Fake News

As widely rumored, Amir Khan will return to boxing in 2018 under the aegis of Great Britain’s leading promoter, Matchroom Sport. Khan and Matchroom honcho

Fantasy Fisticuffs: The Late Edwin Valero vs. Vasyl Lomachenko. Who Wins?

Coulda, shoulda, woulda. It is the stuff dream fights are made of. What would have happened had Jack Dempsey fought Rocky Marciano, prime on prime

Danny Garcia Orders from the Menu but Boxing Fans May be in For a Treat

However, they can never get to the other side of the bridge when it’s blocked by a fighter equally as tough who has world-class skills.

Three Punch Combo: Checking Out Robert Easter Jr. and Tori Nelson and More

Rise to the occasion and break out in a big way. Robert Easter Jr. is my pick for the 2018 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year.

Looking Back Almost As Good as Looking Ahead

As we head into 2018, it has been well chronicled just how great 2017 was for the sport of boxing. There were several big fights that captured the public’s attention

Cecilia Braekhus Shatters Another Glass Ceiling (Excerpt)

She is fighting to shatter that figurative glass ceiling, the one that long has kept boxers with two X chromosomes from gaining

Brandon Rios “Old School” Fighter

It was the return of the favorite son as Brandon “Bam, Bam” Rios arrived at the hillside training camp in Riverside on Friday.