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Scoop Malinowski

Author of six books including "Muhammad Ali: Portrait of a Champion" and "Heavyweight Armageddon: The Lewis versus Tyson Championship Battle" available at amazon

Analysis: Joshua vs Wilder Marinating


  By Scoop Malinowski The heavyweight division is in a transition stage, following the retirement of longstanding kingpin Wladimir Klitschko. Right now there are two big names, and only two big names in the flagship division of the sport – Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder. Joshua has proven his mettle ...

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Guillermo Vilas Remembers Carlos Monzon

Embed from Getty Images   Carlos Monzon: As Remembered by Argentina Tennis Legend Guillermo Vilas By Scoop Malinowski Two of the greatest sporting legends in the history of Argentina are Carlos Monzon and Guillermo Vilas. Both ruled their sports in the 1970s – Monzon was undisputed Middleweight champion with 14 ...

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Blood, Sweat and Tears: When Warriors Weep


  By Scoop Malinowski Boxing is a sport that has been characterized to be composed of an extra abundance of blood, sweat and tears. Often we see the blood and sweat aspects of boxing but we seldom witness the “tears” part of the equation. However there have been numerous examples ...

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Archives: Scoop Interview with Kostya Tszyu

By Scoop Malinowski When you think of Kostya Tszyu, what comes to mind? The great fighter from Russia that now lives in Australia…the unforgettable images of the KO win over Zab Judah…the long streak of masterful wins as junior welterweight champion…married to wife Natasha, father of three (Timophey, Nikita, Anastasia)…the ...

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Scoop Archives: Talkin’ Boxing with Ross Greenburg 2010

McGregor Is Destroying Mayweather-media-2

  Talkin’ Boxing with HBO’s Ross Greenburg By Scoop Malinowski HBO Sports head honcho was present at the Paul Williams-Sergio Martinez New York City press conference and discussed several pertinent issues, including Roy Jones Jr., the options for Bernard Hopkins, and MOST importantly, Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Scoop Malinowski: Comment on ...

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My Last Interview with Jake Lamotta

By Scoop Malinowski   During my twenty five years in boxing I was fortunate to interview Jake Lamotta a half a dozen times.  This was our last conversation, which took place at a comedy club in New York City five years ago.   Scoop Malinowski: Why were you so good ...

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Golovkin vs Canelo Summary in One Sentence

You think this was a real fight? You think GGG was allowed to go all out and kill the carefully manufactured, future franchise money-maker for the establishment and Las Vegas? This was a half intensity spar session choreographed to make money, set up a rematch and maintain the puppet fraud ...

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Golovkin Already Talking About Canelo Rematch, Hmmmm

Boxers Explain Why They Love Boxing-media-1

  By Scoop Malinowski Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin may put on a great fight on Saturday night but today’s press conference could not have been any more boring or bland. Neither fighter seemed capable of saying anything interesting other than the same old cliches about “big fight” and “belts.” ...

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Golovkin Implies Canelo is a Chicken

Golovkin vs Canelo: The Superfight With Zero Buzz-media-1

By Scoop Malinowski Last week, after months of calm waters and little tension or grudge, Gennady Golovkin suddenly generated some turbulence by directing some choice words at his arch-rival Canelo Alvarez. Golovkin said this:  “I am not Julio César Chȧvez, Jr. and Canelo is no Danny Jacobs.  There are no survivors ...

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Golovkin or Canelo Need A Lesson In Trash Talking

Floyd’s Lousy Act Has Sunk Boxing To New Lows-media-1

By Scoop Malinowski Golovkin vs Alvarez is going to be an exciting clash of middleweight titans but the “War of Words” aspect of the fight has been a dud. Neither champion has dared to say anything remotely disrespectful or offensive about the other and subsequently that’s lessened the excitement heading ...

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