Tag Archives: The Sweet Science

Prograis Wins ‘Battle of New Orleans’ With Crunching Body Attack

NEW ORLEANS – Before one of his division-record 25 heavyweight title defenses, Joe Louis was approached by a fan who […]

Joet Gonzalez Wins NABO; Seniesa and Maricela KO Foes in L.A.

RINGSIDE REPORT BY SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT TARRAH ZAEL –Judges gave a surprising split decision to Glendora, California’s Joet Gonzalez (20-0, 11 […]

Why Lomachenko, not Spence, is the Fight the Fans Want for Mikey Garcia

Later this month WBC lightweight champ Mikey Garcia 38-0 (30) will fight a unification bout with IBF titlist Robert Easter 21-0 (14). Some observers seem to be over-thinking the fight, nothing new there, suggesting Easter could be Garcia’s stumbling block – but don’t buy into it.

David vs. Goliath: Notes and Nuggets from Thomas Hauser

The Biblical battle of David vs. Goliath has endured for thousands of years as an inspiration for underdogs in one-on-one combat. But few people have written of that storied confrontation in a more intriguing fashion than Malcolm Gladwell.

The Avila Perspective, Chapter 5: All Roads Lead to L.A. or La.

All roads lead to L.A. in the world of boxing. Whether it’s Los Angeles or Louisiana prizefighting is headed toward a busy weekend in the city of Angels or the Big Easy.

A Quick Look at Francesco Pianeta, Tyson Fury’s Next Opponent

Chapter Two of Tyson Fury’s comeback will unfold on August 18 at Windsor Park, a 22,000-seat soccer stadium in Belfast, […]

Regis Prograis Living Proof That, Yes, You Can Go Home Again

NEW ORLEANS — Super lightweight contender Regis “Rougarou” Prograis admits he is not familiar with acclaimed author Thomas Wolfe’s final […]

Mikey Garcia Looks Ahead to Robert Easter amidst Chatter of Mikey vs. Spence

Story by Special Correspondent Tarrah Zael — Four-division world champion, Mikey Garcia held a media day workout yesterday, July 10, at Fortune Gym in West Hollywood for his upcoming lightweight battle against undefeated

The Son Also Rises: Rafael Garcia Jr. at the Mayweather Gym

Rafael Garcia, a fixture on the Las Vegas boxing scene for more than four decades, passed away this past November at the age of 88. As a young man in his native Mexico

Regis Prograis Will Soon Be the Fighter to Beat at 140

Roughly this time last year WBC/WBO junior welterweight/super lightweight champ Terence Crawford was preparing to fight IBF/WBA champ Julius Indongo. […]