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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

Haymon’s Scheme Is To Protect Wilder From Joshua Forever

  By Scoop Malinowski Al Haymon abhors losses. Losses are very bad for business. Haymon is 1-13 career vs Bob Arum and that grim reality is a major reason why Haymon’s PBC empire is still a failure because it has not produced a single major selling star. Haymon controls Spence, ...

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Pacquiao Calls The Shots, Not Haymon

  By Scoop Malinowski Rumors are rampant that Manny Pacquiao is not interested in playing along with Al Haymon’s scheme to serve as a set up to build Keith Thurman into a major star. Expectations were that Pacquiao vs Thurman would happen this summer. Of course, we all know how ...

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Canelo vs Jacobs: Another Big Fight Bore

  By Scoop Malinowski The Canelo Alvarez vs Danny Jacobs fight did not live up to expectations. Lennox Lewis said he expected more from Jacobs, Gennady Golovkin said the fight was boring. Many other ring observers compared it to a “sparring session.” A pattern has developed in American boxing since ...

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Lomachenko Shows How A Champion Acts

By Scoop Malinowski Vasyl Lomachenko is thebest fighter in the world today. Inside the ring he is a creative genius and artist, exhibiting his spectacular arsenal of punches and combinations and moves no other fighter in history has shown. Naturally a super champion of the caliber of this Ukrainian marvel ...

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Why Won’t Lennox Lewis Criticize Wilder or Haymon?

  By Scoop Malinowski The boxing world learned some astonishing news recently – that Deontay Wilder rejected a $120,000,000, four fight deal to fight two tomato cans and two heavyweight unification fights with Anthony Joshua. Instead, Wilder will fight another Al Haymon patsy Dominic Brezeale for an undisclosed amount which ...

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What happened to the Fury-Wilder Friendship?

By Scoop Malinowski What I find very suspicious is how Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury came to terms so easily for their first fight last year. Now suddenly Fury has joined forces with Arum and now Wilder suddenly hates his old buddy and business partner Fury. Fury and Arum only ...

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Klitschko Vague On Comeback, Leaves Door Open

  Deontay Wilder, the WBC Heavyweuight champ or chump, whatever your perspective is, is acting like he’s interested to box Wladimir Klitschko, the man he once worked for as a sparring partner. Did Wilder really “reach out” to see if the 42 year old former champion Klitschko is indeed returning ...

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Deontay Wilder: $120,000,000 Chicken

By Scoop Malinowski Deontay Wilder and his team of protectors recently rejected a four fight, $120,000,000 offer from promoter Eddie Hearn to fight a set up patsy for $20,000,000, Anthony Joshua twice for $40,000,000 each and then another patsy set up for another $20,000,000. On the surface, the decision by ...

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Arum: Haymon is blocking all the big fights

  By Scoop Malinowski Don’t hold your breath waiting for Al Haymon to risk his key assets Errol Spence, Gervonta Davis and Deontay Wilder any time soon against any rival promoter’s star fighters. Nope, according to Bob Arum, Haymon lacks the confidence in his key assets to put them at ...

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Biofile: Eusebio Pedroza

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WBA Featherweight champion made a division-record 19 successful title defenses over a seven-year reign. His ring record was 41-6 (25 KO’s). Was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Ht: 5-8  Wt: 126 DOB: March 2, 1953  In: Panama City, Panama Boxing Inspiration:  ”Ismael ...

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