By Scoop Malinowski In the early days of promoter Al Haymon’s days involved in ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski In the early days of promoter Al Haymon’s days involved in pro boxi...
By Scoop Malinowski Sometimes the bold talkers sound so convincing with their vehement and emphatic,...
By Scoop Malinowski After Kendall Holt won his WBO Super Lightweight title in 2008 vs. Ricardo Torre...
Floyd Mayweather’s latest bamboozle to steal the money from dim-witted boxing fans is h...
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By Scoop Malinowski In the early days of promoter Al Haymon’s days involved in pro boxing, you could often see the low-key business suit and tie attired figure sitting at ringside, absorbed and in awe of the big fights. I remember seeing his image many times at ringside, he ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Sometimes the bold talkers sound so convincing with their vehement and emphatic, forceful words, that you believe what they say. Muhammad Ali, Bernard Hopkins, Tyson Fury, and even Evander Holyfield before the first Mike Tyson fight were some of the best known champion boxers who could verbally ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski After Kendall Holt won his WBO Super Lightweight title in 2008 vs. Ricardo Torres in Florida, I did a telephone Biofile interview with the rising star from Paterson, NJ and one of the shocking revelations he told me was that he had to pay the World Boxing ...Read More »
Floyd Mayweather’s latest bamboozle to steal the money from dim-witted boxing fans is his fake retirement scam as a cover to handpick easy set ups and patsies like Japanese bantamweight kickboxers and former sparring partners. Mayweather’s latest “fight” against someone named Moore was cancelled last week in Dubai, most ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Even Lennox Lewis said he was amazed again by Tyson Fury’s latest fistic masterpiece knockout win vs Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium before nearly 95,000 fans. Fury completely dominated the long time WBC mandatory challenger since 2017, nullifying Whyte’s arsenal and all the skills and surprises his ...Read More »
Fury vs Whyte weigh in today. Most memorable quote from it was Fury insisting it will be “a real fight, don’t you worry about that.” Find it odd that the world heavyweight champion has to try to convince us it will be a real fight and not a faked ...Read More »
Jack Dempsey oil painting by LeRoy Neiman. By Scoop Malinowski A hundred years ago Jack Dempsey was the world’s Heavyweight Champion and one of the most famous, popular figures on the planet. Today, most people don’t even know who Jack Dempsey was. So I did this collection of memories from ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former newspaper boxing columnist, Vice President/press officer for Don King Productions 1994-1999, boxing manager, attorney. Early Boxing Memory: When I started the International Cassius Clay Fan Club when I was 12. I had members from all different countries. The name of the publication was The Louisville ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Vitali Klitschko once said the psychological part of the fight starts long before the first bell. And this week there were a couple of interesting mini battles in the overall war of Dillian Whyte vs Tyson Fury and from my view, both were won by Dillian Whyte. ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski While recently interviewing someone for a tennis related feature about his friendship with Don Budge, this person randomly revealed that he had a close encounter with Muhammad Ali, then Cassius Clay, in New York City in 1961 or 1962. “We were living in New York City and ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski There’s only grudge fight in boxing today where the two combatants genuinely resent each other and want to beat each other up. Fury vs Usyk or AJ? AJ vs Usyk 2? No. They seem more like WWF business fights where they will box each other, smile and ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion 1979-1981. His ring record was 39-16-3 (29 KOs). DOB: August 5, 1954 In: Philadelphia, PA Childhood Heroes: “Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis.” First Boxing Memory: “Well, I started boxing because I didn’t know who my relatives were. I was adopted. I was ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Devastating Light Heavyweight Champion Artur Beterbiev wants to be the man to end Canelo Alvarez’s winning streak but his trainer Marc Ramsay warns that they will not play soft or push punches like most of Canelo’s opponents may have. “That [fight with Alvarez] would be interesting on ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Status: NABF Light Heavyweight Champion. Pro record is 42-0 (28 knocouts). Next fight is WBA Light Heavyweight Eliminator on Dec. 18 vs. Yunieski “The Monster” Gonzalez in San Antonio. Ht: 6-2 1/2 Wt: 175 DOB: June 19, 1991 In: Mazatlan, Mexico Nicknames: Zurdo de Oro (Golden ...Read More »
By Scoop Malinowski Ten years ago in 2011 I wrote this article and asked the question: How does American boxing rebuild itself, from these dismal days of Floyd Mayweather running from $50-100 million to box Manny Pacquiao and James Kirkland getting knocked out by a Japanese journeyman, to the golden ...Read More »