Quick Observations in the Boxing World

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Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook makes perfect sense and will be a fascinating clash. Golovkin is the most avoided champion in boxing history and Brook (who will move up two weight classes to challenge Super G) has also been dodged by several top welters including Khan Broner Thurman and also ...

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Flashback: Bernard Hopkins at his verbal best

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[Bernard Hopkins is the greatest boxing talker I ever heard – he used no scripted lines or cliches – he spoke out of his heart and soul – here is Hopkins at his very best back in 2004] By Scoop Malinowski This was probably the best conference call in the ...

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Archives: Emanuel Steward Interview (2003)

Oracle Speaks: Emanuel Steward Says… By Scoop Malinowski Living legend Emanuel Steward – the all-time great boxing trainer AND TV commentator – recently shared his perspective on a some very HOT issues: On what the hell is REALLY going on with the now postponed (or cancelled) Harris-Hatton Superfight: “I was ...

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Observations on Thurman vs Porter

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Thought Keith Thurman Jr lost a close fight to Shawn Porter who was able to bull and place Keith on the ropes throughout the fight. It was a good action brawl of a fight but lacking the science and precision of the really special extraordinary fighters. Was disappointed by the ...

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Canelo just bought more time to avoid Golovkin

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Canelo Alvarez and Oscar De La Hoya have bought another year of safety from Gennady Golovkin by agreeing to finally face Golovkin in September of 2017 – This two years long duck-in-progress by Canelo (and Golden Boy) should provoke all fans to boycott Canelo and Golden Boy shows UNTIL Golovkin ...

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Talkin Boxing with Ray Mancini (2004)

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Ray talks about his career and shares some interesting anecdotes about Frank Sinatra Alexis Arguello and even Bill Cosby… By Scoop Malinowski One of the most popular champions in the golden age of network TV boxing of the 1980’s was Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini. He was the real deal and ...

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Talkin’ Boxing with Tim Witherspoon

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Two time heavyweight champion Tim Witherspoon of Philadelphia PA talks about his illustrious boxing career which spanned from  1979  – 2003.  Now 58, ‘Terrible’ Tim won his first WBC world title in 1984 vs Greg Page and achieved a final pro record of  55-13-1 (38 KOs)… By Scoop Malinowski Ringobserver: ...

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A Close Encounter With Cassius Clay

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“I met Cassius Clay face to face some years back when he was still Cassius Clay,” remembers Nathanael Kapner. “Wow! What vitality! What greatness oozed out of him! He must have been one of the most beautiful human beings I ever laid eyes on.” “It was in a luxury hotel ...

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