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Fury Verbally Destroys Wilder in New York City

By Scoop Malinowski In a press conference that resembled the verbal and wit gulf between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, Tyson Fury soundly slaughtered Deontay Wilder on Tuesday afternoon on the USS Intrepid in New York City. The World War II ship served as a playground for Fury as he ...

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Fury and Wilder Try To Sell Their Fight in London

By Scoop Malinowski There’s always been a sense that the Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder fight is a calculated business collaboration with two purposes – to raise each of their public profiles and to discredit and diminish the reigning supreme Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. And today’s press conference had the ...

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When Did HBO Boxing Crash?

By Scoop Malinowski HBO Boxing was once viewed as perhaps the most powerful entity in the sport. All the top fighters – Tyson, De La Hoya, Holyfield, Lennox, The Klitschkos, Pacquiao, Jones, Golovkin, Cotto, Canelo, Mayweather were all featured attractions on the pay cable television network. Many sports fans subscribed ...

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Roberto Duran and Orlando Montalvo: A Boxing Friendship

By Scoop Malinowski Orlando Montalvo won a bronze medal at the 1976 Olympics in the flyweight division for Puerto Rico, the only medal for the island in Montreal. Three years later at the Pan American Games in San Juan, Montalvo met Roberto Duran. “I won a gold medal over there. ...

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Hearn Has Wilder and Finkel Cornered

Deontay Wilder and his team tried for months to tell us it was Anthony Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn who didn’t want to make the Joshua vs Wilder Heavyweight unification showdown. But now Team Joshua is taking the offensive and pushing relentlessly hard to force Wilder to put up ...

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Wilder vs Fury: Breland Has Major Concerns

By Scoop Malinowski Deontay Wilder’s trainer Mark Breland has seen a lot of pugilistic styles in his over four decades in the sweet science but the complicated puzzle that Tyson Fury presents is a new look. Breland tried to analyze how he sees Fury vs Wilder playing out. “A lot ...

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Did Golovkin Imply Oscar, WBC, Canelo are all Corrupt Cheats?

By Scoop Malinowski Gennady Golovkin said a very interesting quote last week before his rematch with Canelo: “So many people show me their true face during and after the first fight with Canelo. I am talking about lots of different people. I know who I am and I know who ...

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Hopkins Racist Insult: Golovkin is “Caveman”

  By Scoop Malinowski Bernard Hopkins has smeared undefeated world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin with a racial insult this week when comparing Golovkin to former middleweight great Marvin Hagler. Hopkins referred to Golovkin as a “caveman” which is a black supremacist insult frequently used by controversial Nation of Islam leader ...

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Grudge, Wrath, Tension, Canelo vs Golovkin II Has it All

By Scoop Malinowski The first fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez was a close, fair fight with minimal grudge or tension between the two camps. The press conferences and fight itself harmonious and respectful, with both teams overly polite and fair to each other.  The two middleweight titans fought ...

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Facing Golovkin

By Scoop Malinowski Challengers and sparring partners discuss their memories and impressions of what it’s like to be in the ring with the unbeaten Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin… Grzegorz Proksa:  “To struggle with such an athlete as Golovkin is a great honor. I sparred with many World champions and European champions ...

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