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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

Ali’s Deer Lake Camp Ready To Re-Open

By Scoop Malinowski There are many historic landmark sites in boxing – Madison Square Garden, the Kronk Gym, the Wildcard Gym, the Rocky steps in Philadelphia and … Deer Lake. If you didn’t already know, Deer Lake was the name of the town that hosted the site of Muhammad Ali’s ...

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The Value of a Mayweather Loss to Spence or Thurman

  By Scoop Malinowski As boxing in the United States struggles to find a foothold like in the glory days of the 70s and 80s, one wonders the value of reviving the last big American star Floyd Mayweather for a comeback fight against Errol Spence or Keith Thurman. As the ...

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Talkin’ Boxing with Sergey Kovalev

By Scoop Malinowski   Sergey Kovalev, the WBO Light Heavywieght champion (32-2-1, 28 KOs) fielded questions from the media before Saturday’s New York City press conference at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square New York City.  The 35 year old Krusher will make his next title defense against Colombia’s ...

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Lomachenko: He Came, He Saw, He Conquers Again

By Scoop Malinowski Vasyl Lomachenko exhibited another aspect of his other-worldly boxing arsenal last night, overcoming a fierce challenge from Jorge Linares, to prevail by tenth-round TKO. The extraordinary 30-year-old Ukrainian exhilarated “The Mecca of Boxing” with another display of boxing brilliance, holding off the rugged Venezuelan in his first ...

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Mayweather’s Cheap Shot At Muhammad Ali

  Floyd Mayweather claimed to be the greatest of all times and that Muhammad Ali was “not on top of the sport for seventeen years”… Iron Mike Tyson responded: “Greatness isn’t guarding yourself from the people, greatness is being accepted by the people. If he were anywhere near the realm ...

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Interesting Muhammad Ali Facts

By Scoop Malinowski After reading Tim Shanahan’s book “Running With The Champ” detailing his four-decade friendship with Muhammad Ali which began in Chicago in the mid 1970’s, it was a pleasant surprise to learn to many interesting revelations about possibly the most famous man in the world. Ali’s daughter and ...

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Manny Pacquiao: The Muhammad Ali of This Era

  By Scoop Malinowski He wasn’t supposed to be, but by sheer force of will, extraordinary talent and divine miracle, Manny Pacquiao rose to the heights of sport and fame, in a foreign land, establishing himself as the most popular and beloved Filipino and Asian ambassador in the world. Why ...

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Boxing Trickery: When It Pays To Lose

By Scoop Malinowski Sometimes in boxing it actually pays to lose. Consider this: After defeating Joe Louis by KO 12 in 1936 in Yankee Stadium, Max Schmeling justifiably expected a title shot against Heavyweight champion James J. Braddock, who upset Max Baer for the  title the previous June. Madison Square Garden had a contract ...

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Wilder Cons NASCAR Media at Talladega

  By Scoop Malinowski Deontay Wilder got some rare press outside the boxing media yesterday at the NASCAR Monster Energy Talladega Geico 500 auto race. The WBC Heavyweight champion, an Alabama native, was in Talladega on a rare publicity appearance serving as the honorary pace car driver. Asked by the ...

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America Failing to Produce Top Heavyweights

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  The United States once dominated the sport of boxing by producing an abundance of top notch, world class heavyweight boxers. But today, America is failing and has been failing for over a decade to create any dominant or special heavyweight boxers. The main reasons for the failure are the ...

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