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Vasyl Lomachenko: The Most Amazing Athlete In the World

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By Scoop Malinowski Many of the great champions of boxing have looked unbeatable but Vasyl Lomachenko looks not only unbeatable but impossible to beat. Never in boxing history have we seen such a creative force of an artist in the boxing ring like Lomachenko who seems capable of absolutely anything, ...

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Flashback: How Floyd Mayweather Engineered The Greatest Duck In Boxing History

Note: I originally wrote this article for Boxing Insider in 2013. By Scoop Malinowski Only in America does cowardice pay off in professional boxing. Here is an unofficial timeline compilation, including all of Floyd Mayweather’s massive inventory of excuses since late 2009 to relentlessly avoid a world championship superfight against ...

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Kelly Pavlik Awed By Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux

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By Scoop Malinowski According to former World Middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik, Saturday night’s clash of titans could be an ultimate zenith in boxing history. Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux is as great at is gets in boxing, or perhaps the all time greatest showdown of all fistic showdowns. “I think ...

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It’s Official: Wilder To Duck Joshua

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By Scoop Malinowski Well, it’s official now but we knew this was coming all along. The Alabama Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder is going to price himself out of fighting World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua for the next few years. Wilder, who is unknown even in America and draws but thousands, ...

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Questions that need answers

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By Scoop Malinowski What the heck did Floyd Mayweather mean when he said in 2010:  “I don’t love boxing like I used to, because boxing isn’t real anymore.” Was Paul Malignaggi revealing that Al Haymon could fix any fight he wanted to when he said, “Al Haymon can manipulate anything. ...

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25 Years In Boxing: My Best Scoops

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By Scoop Malinowski Covering pro boxing since 1992, I’ve been fortunate to score a few notable scoops over the years. Here are a few memorable ones… I still remember it like it was yesterday. I was in Delray Beach, typing a story for coverage of the Delray Beach Open ATP ...

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Close Encounters With Al Haymon

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By Scoop Malinowski You won’t see Al Haymon around the boxing universe anymore, he prefers to stay behind the scenes now. But just a few years ago, Haymon would regularly attend press conferences and sit ringside at some of his events. The first time I remember seeing Haymon was in ...

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New & Improved Kovalev Inspired To Reign Supreme Again

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Sergey Kovalev resumes his quest to regain his lost world titles this weekend at Madison Square Garden where he will fight Vyacheslav “Lion Heart”Shabranskyy for the vacant WBO Light Heavyweight title. With a record of 30-2-1 (26 KO’s), the 34 year old Kovalev has made some changes to his team ...

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Is Anthony Joshua a Black Supremacist?

By Scoop Malinowski Former Klitschko challenger “Fast” Eddie Chambers has been attempting to talk his way into a second world title fight with World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua. And the talented Philadelphia native’s plucky persistence has evidently annoyed the man on the throne. This week, the Eddie Chambers Instagram account ...

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NBA Star Porzingis Learns Boxing From Latvian Champ Briedis

  By Scoop Malinowski Rising NBA force Kristaps Porzingis has lofty ambitions for his basketball career and has shown a willingness to pay any price to achieve his optimum performance. The diligent, hard-working Latvian super talent even sought out to learn and train in boxing earlier this year with the ...

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