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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

Analyzing Joshua vs Wilder

  By Scoop Malinowski They may not be the two best heavyweights in the world today but they are the two most decorated, and famous. Anthony Joshua holds most of the title belts and is world renowned for his sensational, spectacular KO win over longstanding kingpin Wladimir Klitschko in front ...

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1988 Scoop: Duran Threw The Rematch To Leonard

By Scoop Malinowski One of the first big boxing shows I ever attended was the February 5, 1988 Atlantic City tripleheader of Marlon Starling defending his WBA Welterweight title vs Fujio Ozaki, Mark Breland vs Juan Alonso Villa and a ten rounder featuring Roberto Duran vs Ricky Stackhouse. As Duran ...

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Team Wilder Did Not Foresee Joshua’s Rise To Power

By Scoop Malinowski The biggest fight in boxing is on the verge of being signed, if Deontay Wilder agrees to the contract he has in his hands from Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn but there are signs that one side is pretending to want to participate. ...

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The Thrill of Meeting A Boxing Great

  By Scoop Malinowski It’s always a thrill to watch a big fight but it’s an even greater rush of excitement to actually meet a super hero of the boxing world. We all remember our first encounters of being in the presence of a boxing legend – mine was as ...

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Alternative Compromises To Make GGG vs Canelo II

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez are struggling to find a fair deal to make their rematch a reality. Alvarez wants his 65-35% split, which Golovkin agreed to for the original rematch contract which was canceled due to Alvarez’s double positive tests for using the illegal Clenbuterol performance-enhancing drug. Now Golovkin, ...

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How Wilder Gained By Extending The Joshua Negotiations

By Scoop Malinowski Al Haymon, Shelly Finkel and Deontay Wilder never had any intention of fighting Anthony Joshua in a heavyweight unification fight this year. For many reasons, Wilder isn’t ready. He’s not talented enough, he’s not confident enough, his handlers aren’t confident enough to take the risk, and at ...

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My Theory: Why Joshua vs Wilder Must be Delayed

By Scoop Malinowski Both the Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder camps did their fair share of saber rattling for the last three months. But it was all media hype to help cultivate drama, buzz and chatter for the long term plan of building Joshua vs Wilder into a the mega ...

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Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame This Weekend

    HUGE NAMES SCHEDULED TO APPEAR AT ATLANTIC CITY BOXING HALL OF FAME WEEKEND Activities begin this Thursday For Immediate Release ATLANTIC CITY, NJ. (May 29, 2018) — Below is a list of all the Inductees, all-time greats, legendary Personalities & Dignitaries that are scheduled to appear throughout the weekend at ...

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Oscar Desperately Trying To Save Canelo from Golovkin

By Scoop Malinowski Oscar De La Hoya is desperate and his Golden Boy operations is wounded. He has no other bona fide money makers and Canelo Alvarez is all he has left. And so we are seeing an all out effort by De La Hoya to make sure his franchise ...

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The Week In Boxing

United States president Donald Trump issued a presidential pardon for former Heavyweight champion Jack Johnson for his conviction of violating the Mann Act in 1913 of transporting a white woman across state lines for “immoral purposes.” Heavyweight legend Lennox Lewis, Rocky star Sylvester Stallone and WBC champ Deontay Wilder, taking ...

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