Birmingham Brawls

Birmingham Brawls My first sustained visit to Birmingham, Alabama started off rocky. Though the airport is clean, convenient, and filled with friendly folk, many of the employees are unfamiliar with Uber. Sometimes as a California kid, I forget that not all parts of the country move at the same pace. Uber is relatively new to […]

Deontay Wilder: The Max Baer of Our Time

Deontay Wilder: The Max Baer of Our Time Great size, rudimentary skills. Crude technique, often wild. A tendency to showboat with overmatched opponents. Horrible balance, worse footwork. But goodness, that right hand. That right hand could knock down a building. If you think I am describing Deontay Wilder, I could be, but I’m not. The […]

Fres Oquendo And Shannon Briggs Agree To Terms; WBA Heavyweight Title Fight On The Horizon.

Fres Oquendo And Shannon Briggs Agree To Terms; WBA Heavyweight Title Fight On The Horizon. It’s 2017, and Shannon Briggs is fighting for the heavyweight title he’s been desperately campaigning for. Boxingscene.com is reporting that Square Ring Promotions and Hitz Entertainment Corporation reached an agreement that will pit Fres Oquendo against Shannon Briggs for the […]

Lara Stops Foreman

Lara drops Foreman

Lara Stops Foreman Erislandy Lara wanted to send a message to the rest of the division on Friday, night and the result was undeniable. Making his first appearance of 2017, Lara successfully defended his WBA super welterweight title, defeating Yuri Foreman by knockout. After a slow start in the opening round, Lara settled into a rhythm over […]

2017 Boxing Preview

2017 Boxing Preview This year brings hope and excitement to boxing fans, following one that left many feeling empty. Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev was supposed to salvage a year in boxing that had very few marquee match-ups, yet some fans were unsatisfied with the decision in the fight between the two top-five pound-for-pound fighters. Fortunately, there […]

When Legends Die Hard

When Legends Die Hard As Bernard Hopkins toppled backward through the ring ropes, landing on the cement floor, a collective gasp rose throughout the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles, CA. This was not the way it was supposed to end for the future Hall-of-Famer and ring legend. Hopkins had engaged in seven competitive rounds with […]

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