Adrien Broner’s ‘Problem’ is that He’s Classless
Dec16

Adrien Broner’s ‘Problem’ is that He’s Classless

Adrien “The Problem” Broner was battered around the ring for most of his fight against Marcos Maidana, being sent to the canvas twice and dropping a clear decision for the first defeat of his career. The biggest problem for Broner though isn’t that he now holds a blemished record, 27-1, 22 KOs, that he got knocked down, or even that the always absurd comparisons between him and Floyd Mayweather were finally,...

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Nelson Mandela, Former Boxer and Fan of the Sweet Science
Dec06

Nelson Mandela, Former Boxer and Fan of the Sweet Science

With news of Nelson Mandela’s death becoming a headline story all across the globe, many are searching for unique bits of information and insight on the man. Well, many do not know that Nelson Mandela was himself a former boxer, and also a great fan of the Sweet Science. Mandela’s most famous sporting ties may be to rugby, and the inspirational way he helped to unite his country via the Springboks, recently portrayed in...

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Freddie Roach and Alex Ariza Show that Boxing Trumps All Sports for Controversy, Even Alex Rodriguez and MLB
Nov22

Freddie Roach and Alex Ariza Show that Boxing Trumps All Sports for Controversy, Even Alex Rodriguez and MLB

The latest chapter of the Alex Rodriguez saga, which featured the slugger storming out of a closed-doors grievance hearing and then lashing out in an extended radio and television interview, showcased A-Rod’s unique penchant for garnering headlines, and attracting attention and controversy. Sports fans are drawn to the train wreck. We always have been. Incognito-Martin. Lance Armstrong. Tiger Woods. Barry Bonds. Bountygate....

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Will Typhoon Haiyan Affect Manny Pacquiao for Upcoming Fight Against Brandon Rios?
Nov11

Will Typhoon Haiyan Affect Manny Pacquiao for Upcoming Fight Against Brandon Rios?

Manny Pacquiao is deep in training camp, preparing for his upcoming November 23 fight against Brandon Rios. However, the Filipino legend could be quite distracted over the remaining two weeks before fight night, as his country deals with a much larger foe, the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which swept through the island nation leaving devastation and death in its wake. Pacquiao has been training in his hometown of General Santos City....

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Klitschko and Pacquiao as Presidents? What If Boxers Ruled the World?
Oct24

Klitschko and Pacquiao as Presidents? What If Boxers Ruled the World?

Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 41 KOs in the ring, 1-2 in elections) has officially declared that he’ll run for the Ukraine presidency in 2015. This follows a stint in the country’s parliament and the creation of his own political party, the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform — UDAR, or “punch”, in Ukrainian — which now holds 42 parliamentary seats, good for the third highest...

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