Latest from Scoop Malinowski

September, 2022

  • 20 September

    Boxing Cheated Golovkin

        “When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.” – Jonathan Swift By Scoop Malinowski We never saw the greatest wins of the prime Gennady Golovkin because all of his top challengers avoided ...

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  • 20 September

    Biofile Wallace Matthews Interview

      By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former New York Post Columnist, New York Newsday Columnist, New York Daily News Lead Columnist, New York Times reporter, NBC 1988 Olympic boxing analyst and ESPN Talk Show host.  Former President of the Boxing Writer’s Association of America and ring announcer. DOB: January 3, 1957 ...

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  • 18 September

    Fakest “Fight” of the Century

    Who wouldn’t pull punches, push punches and miss punches on purpose for $20m guaranteed and possibly $45m? Thought Canelo looked ordinary too. The boos and groans started in round 3. The fakest “fight” of the century… And the carnival ring announcer is ridiculous trying to showboat and outshine the fighters, ...

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  • 16 September

    My Interview With Kazakhstan Sports Media For Golovkin vs Canelo 3

        By Scoop Malinowski Golovkin vs Canelo 3 is a huge fight because two sports media outlets from Kazkhstan have requested to interview me about the Super Middleweight clash of titans. Zarina Kozova from Baigenews.kz asked me these questions… * 1. This fight is actively discussed in the press, ...

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  • 14 September

    Golovkin vs Canelo Face Off In Vegas

      Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez crossed paths yesterday in Las Vegas, five days before their Saturday night clash in Las Vegas. The staredown was tense and lasted under a minute. It ended when Golovkin made a nod gesture to Canelo and then, like an obedient subordinate, Canelo withrdrew and ...

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  • 13 September

    Tribute To Sports Reporter Bob Trainor

    By Scoop Malinowski For five decades, Bob Trainor stood shoulder to shoulder with all the titans of sport… Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Phil Simms, Lawrence Taylor, Bill Parcells, George Steinbrenner, Reggie Jackson, Dwight Gooden, Daryl Strawberry, Barry Bonds, Patrick Ewing, Derek Jeter, Lennox Lewis, Bob Baffert, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, ...

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  • 12 September

    De La Hoya Slams Haymon For Ruining Boxing

    By Scoop Malinowski Everybody with half a functioning frontal lobe knows Al Haymon is impossible to deal with, impossible to persuade to match one of his key assets into a high risk fight vs a top fighter he doesn’t control. Al Haymon prefers to keep his name fighters all under ...

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  • 8 September

    Mike Tyson Promotes Ear-Shaped Edible Cannabis Gummies In NJ

      By Scoop Malinowski Former Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson visited three cannabis dispensaries in NJ on Labor Day Weekend to promote his ear-shaped cannabis edible gummies. The co-founder and chief branding officer of Tyson 2.0, Tyson greeted and met with cannabis fans, ring observers at three NJ locations on Saturday ...

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  • 7 September

    Golovkin Hints First Two Canelo Fights Were Fixed?

    By Scoop Malinowski Gennady Golovkin is saying a lot of very interesting comments and revelations lately. Less than two weeks before his third fight vs. Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas on September 17, Golovkin targeted the judges of the first two Canelo fights for his veiled insults. Many ring observers ...

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August, 2022

  • 21 August

    Usyk vs Joshua 2 Observations

    Oleksandr Usyk won a very good close fight. He outworked Anthony Joshua and wanted it more. Usyk may not have powerful punches but he puts them together in creative combinations as well as, if not better, than any heavyweight champion I ever saw. Though his face was not marked or ...

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  • 18 August

    Are boxer’s new hairstyles an omen of defeat?

      By Scoop Malinowski One of the wisest men I never met in my lifetime was the artist LeRoy Neiman. He shared countless wisdoms and observations about human nature during our two-decade friendship. One observation he said still stands out because of it’s peculiarity but bizarre, illogical accuracy. Before the ...

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  • 12 August

    Biofile Thomas Hearns Interview

      By Scoop Malinowski Status: First man to win world titles in five different weight divisions. Ht: 6-2  Wt: 190 DOB: October 18, 1958   In: Grand Junction, TN Childhood Heroes:  Muhammad Ali. That’s who I grew up watching. That’s who I grew up patterning myself after. It was in the ...

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  • 3 August

    Haymon Blocking Superfights Again

      By Scoop Malinowski Al Haymon has a long history of blocking big money superfights.  He blocked Mayweather vs Pacquiao for six years until the head of CBS Showtime Les Moonves stepped in and forced Floyd and Haymon to make a deal. Haymon also blocked Joshua vs Wilder by rejecting ...

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July, 2022

  • 25 July

    True Ringside Stories

    By Scoop Malinowski We never forget the action of boxing’s greatest high stakes super fights. But sometimes ringside stories connected to these historical contests get lost in the shuffle of the drama and competition. Here are some interesting ringside stories you probably never heard about… Ray Poplawski: I was ringside ...

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  • 6 July

    Ring Observer Boxing Quiz

    If you can answer these questions about boxing, you deserve a doctorate degree in the sweet science… First person to correctly answer all questions receives a signed copy of my book “Muhammad Ali: Portrait Of A Champion” and a Miguel Cotto t-shirt … (send your answers to scoop.malinowski@yahoo.com What was ...

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