Opinion: Bernard Hopkins Could Be The Greatest

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FIVE years ago I first suggested Bernard Hopkins is the greatest fighter in boxing history because of his incredible longevity at the world class level, his uncanny ability to never once take a physical beating despite over two decades competing at the world class level. His style and mind and ...

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Biofile: Nigel Benn Interview

By Scoop Malinowski STATUS: Former WBC Super Middleweight champ. BORN ON: Jan. 22, 1964 IN: Ilford, London. RESIDENCE: Majorca, Spain (via Beckingham, Kent). FAMILY: Wife Carolyne; sons, Conor, Dominic, daughters, Sade, Renee, India. CHILDHOOD HEROES: Mike Tyson, Marvin Hagler and Bruce Lee. I love martial arts. I did martial arts ...

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Biofile: Riddick Bowe Interview

Status: Former Two-time World Heavyweight Champion. Ring record was 43-1-1 (33 KO’s). 1988 Olympic silver medalist. DOB: August 10, 1967 In: Brooklyn, NY Favorite Movies: “A Bronx Tale, Robert DeNiro.” Early Boxing Memory: “I guess Muhammad Ali. I like the way he spoke, the way he handled himself. And things ...

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Observations on HBO Ukrainian Triple-Header

Oleksandr Usyk earned a tough win over Hunter. I like Usyk’s very cool confidence and awkward style and stance and how he throws unconventional punches. The guy is tough as nails and has those scary psycho eyes you see in a horror film. Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk is also a ...

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Just For Fun: Angelo Dundee Analyzes Ali vs Lennox Lewis

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(This is an excerpt of my book Heavyweight Armageddon: The Tyson vs Lewis Championship Battle available at amazon) By Scoop Malinowski   Muhammad Ali vs. Lennox Lewis. Undeniably two of the greatest careers in heavyweight history.  I asked Hall of Famer Angelo Dundee ( couple of years before his passing ...

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A Parody Analysis of the McGregor vs Mayweather “fight”

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The Russians have hacked the script of the: Conor McGregor fights the first round as a boxer and loses it 10-8. In round two the still-dazed Conor “forgets” he is a boxer and uses leg kicks to knock Floyd Mayweather out cold. Conor gets disqualified but declares victory.  You know ...

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Former Boxers Should Be Employed As Judges

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  By Scoop Malinowski Boxing commissions should hire former boxers as professional boxing judges. They are more qualified to judge boxing than any person, especially one who never competed inside the ring. Former professional boxers have dedicated much of their lives to the art of ring generalship and fighting to ...

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Facing Golovkin

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By Scoop Malinowski Challengers and sparring partners discuss their memories and impressions of what it’s like to be in the ring with the unbeaten Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin…   Grzegorz Proksa:  “To struggle with such an athlete as Golovkin is a great honor. I sparred with many World champions and ...

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Boxers Explain Why They Love Boxing

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I posed a simple question to several renowned professional boxers: Why do you love boxing? Here are their replies…     Erik Morales: “I start when I was 16 pro. Six years old. I love to do it. I love boxing because I like what I’m doing, I like fighting, ...

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WBC Punishes Povetkin

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The WBC has suspended Russian heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin for one year, fined him $250,000 and ordered him to pay for his own drug testing as a condition of reinstatement to boxing activity. In 2016, Povetkin had positive tests for the two illegal substances “meldonium” and “ostarine” (Note: meldonium did ...

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