Tag Archives: Thomas Hauser

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.

Literary Notes: “Born to Box” – Book Review by Thomas Hauser

A word of explanation regarding the process by which I review books.

Each year, I’m sent dozens of books about boxing. I don’t have time to read all of them in their entirety, but I read at least part of each book

Boxing 2018: Some Thoughts on the Powers That Be

We’re living in an age of vertical integration and corporate consolidation. The path to power in today’s economy lies through the merger of powerful economic interests.

Magomed Abdusalamov: Fantasy vs. Reality

On November 2, 2013, Russian heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov suffered life-altering brain damage in a fight against Mike Perez at Madison Square Garden.

Jake LaMotta, Sugar Ray Robinson, and PEDs

The highly anticipated May 5 rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is in jeopardy because Alvarez tested positive for Clenbuterol

The Hauser Report: St. Patrick’s Day at Madison Square Garden

Some observations on the St. Patrick’s Day fight card promoted by Top Rank.

Irish Olympian Michael Conlan (the only Irishman on the card) was the big ticket seller. Super-lightweight Jose Ramirez (pictured on the left) was the big winner.

Notes and Nuggets from Thomas Hauser: The NYSAC and Minimum Wage – Oops!

When it comes to powerful unions that influence large blocs of voters, that might be true. But closer to home, the Cuomo Administration is falling short of the mark.

The Hauser Report: Deontay Wilder Walks Through Fire to Win

One fight out of the 21 bouts that were contested – Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz – was a magnet for media attention and fan interest.

The Official TSS Wilder-Ortiz Prediction Page

We surveyed members of our writing community to get their thoughts on the big heavyweight fight this Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Consistent with the odds, Deontay Wilder

Notes and Nuggets by Thomas Hauser

Germany, and did battle over four heated rounds. Their encounter could be dismissed as taking place far beyond the outer fringe of boxing but for one notable fact