By Scoop Malinowski A very interesting interview was conducted this week by the According ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski A very interesting interview was conducted this week by the According To ...
By Scoop Malinowski Status: World champion boxer in three different weight classes. Boxed pro from ...
Ukraine’s unified WBA-WBO-IBF Heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (26-0) puts his heavyweight titles...
By Scoop Malinowski Status: WBA/IBF/WBC Light Heavyweight champion shocked the world with his one-pu...
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Ukraine’s unified WBA-WBO-IBF Heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (26-0) puts his heavyweight titles on the line against Great Britain’s Daniel Dubois (19-1, 18 KOs) tomorrow, Aug. 26th at Tarczyński Arena Wrocław in Wroclaw, Poland. Usyk will attempt to make the second defense of his unified crown after moving up to the ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski A chance random barber shop encounter ending up becoming an over two decades long friendship. The interesting twist was the barber was a muscular, fit extrovert named Michael Onello, the client was the iconic Hollywood film star and noted introvert Paul Reubens, best known for ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski I once asked Pete Sampras what qualities he most admires in people… The all time tennis great 14-time Grand Slam winner answered, “People who know they’re great without having to say they’re great. That’s what I aspire to be like. To me, that’s untouchable.” ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski It was an all-time welterweight masterpiece performance by Terence “Bud” Crawford as he completely outclassed and annihilated Errol Spence by ninth round knockout. The 35 year old Crawford becomes the first man in history to unify the titles in two divisions, welter and junior welter. Spence ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski All time great Gennady Golovkin lost a decision to Canelo Alvarez last year in what looked like a rigged, soft sparring session. Since pocketing his eight figure payday, the 41 year old has vacated his two middleweight titles and appears to have quietly ended his career. Golovkin ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Status: World Champion boxer in four weight divisions – lightweight, junior welterweight, welterweight and junior middleweight. Holds record for longest reign as unified lightweight champion (six defenses). Passed away in 2019. Ring record was 40-4-1 with 17 KOs. Ht: 5-6 Wt: 147 DOB: January 2, ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Status: 1992 Olympic gold medalist. Pro boxer from 1992-2008. Won eleven world titles in six weight classes. Final ring record was 39-6, 30 KOs. Boxing promoter for GOlden Ht: 5-10 Wt: 165 DOB: February 4, 1973 In: Los Angeles, CA Childhood Heroes: Alexis Arguello. He was ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski “History always repeats itself.” Everybody remembers the historic 1919 World Heavyweight Title fight in Toledo, Ohio where Jack Dempsey battered, bloodied and brutalized champ Jess Willard in one of the all time most savage, one-sided slugfests ever witnessed inside a boxing ring. Like Willard, who was 37 ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Michael Bentt, the former WBO Heavyweight champion, once told me an intriguing boxing truth I didn’t understand at the time about fifteen years ago, “Boxing is 90 percent bluffs.” At first I thought it was more about the psyche warfare between fighters. But it’s actually also about ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski The unanimous consensus from the ultimate experts was that Vasyl Lomachenko beat Devin Haney in Las Vegas this weekend. Oscar De La Hoya, Terence Crawford, Shakur Stevenson, Jorge Linares, Shawn Porter, Ryan Garcia, Regis Prograis, among others all said Lomachenko won. Also adding emphasis and evidence ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski The Good: Janibek Alimkhanuly is the most spectacular fighter in boxing today. He made Stephen Butler look like a novice on Saturday night. Alimkhanuly is a devastating fighter who ends careers. He was so lethal in disposing Butler that now, sadly, it’s guaranteed NONE of the big ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski There is a media and establishment push to create a “face of boxing” in order to legitimize and promote the sport to a higher status of respect. But boxing is floundering in popularity and prestige now and it’s stagnating a lowest ebb in decades. Boxing has been ...Read More »
This week Mike Tyson said he’s open to “being persuaded” to do another exhibition boxing match similar to the bout he contested with Roy Jones Jr. on November 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA. That clash of ring titans went the distance and was ruled a draw. Former four-time world ...Read More »
A very interesting heavyweight showdown of two very highly regarded undefeated prospects Jared “Big Baby” Anderson vs. Zhan Kossobutskiy of Kazakhstan will be contested in Toledo, Ohio on July 1. Anderson, 23 years old, is 14-0 with 14 KO’s while Kossobutskiy is 34 years old with a 19-0 record ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Boxing is so dysfunctional now that if a fighter look too spectacular in the ring, he will struggle to get to fight the biggest fights against the best name opposition. Because those fighters and their managers/promoters want low risk opponents, not high risk danger, which could destroy ...Read More »