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Observations of Pacquiao vs Ugas

Yordenis Ugas is good but he was a zero draw. Cubans never sell and can never be the A side draw in America or anywhere. Just the way it is. Ugas is so good Errol Spence had to duck him before he had the car crash. Ugas would have beaten ...

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Is Spence’s Eye Injury Real or a Hoax?

I just can’t buy the Spence eye injury cancellation of the August 21 Pacquiao vs Spence superfight. Because Al Haymon never puts two key assets in the ring together – Floyd vs Paul Williams, Thurman vs Spence, Floyd vs Thurman or Spence, Wilder vs A Ruiz – because it’s bad ...

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Why Did Pay Per View Die?

By Scoop Malinowski According to boxing insiders, the pay-per-view business model is dead. The new innovation method to maximize selling premier boxing events is via phone app subscriptions. The latest news that the heavily promoted Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz WBC Heavyweight title fight was a financial disaster, only generating ...

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Why Do Haymon Fighters Stagnate and Stop Improving?

By Scoop Malinowski A grim reality of American boxing today is that Al Haymon’s top fighters are all stagnated in their progress and clearly not improving. Deontay Wilder, Errol Spence, Gervonta Davis, Adrien Broner, Adonis Stevenson all showed flashes of potential greatness a few years ago but in the proceeding ...

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Suspicions Abound About Joshua vs Ruiz

By Scoop Malinowski “Nothing is ever as it seems…” Andy Ruiz TKO’ed Anthony Joshua last night in round seven to become the first Mexican Heavyweight Champ. On the surface it looked legit, but when you add up all the red flags surrounding the fight, it would not be unnatural to ...

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Arum: Haymon is blocking all the big fights

  By Scoop Malinowski Don’t hold your breath waiting for Al Haymon to risk his key assets Errol Spence, Gervonta Davis and Deontay Wilder any time soon against any rival promoter’s star fighters. Nope, according to Bob Arum, Haymon lacks the confidence in his key assets to put them at ...

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Al Haymon Is Losing Control

By Scoop Malinowski More evidence emerged this week that Al Haymon’s empire is crumbling.  Bob Arum asserted in an interview with Boxing Talk founder Greg Leon that Arum is legally permitted to make offers to any Haymon controlled fighters. This is a stunning revelation because it shows that Haymon has ...

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Did Winky Wright Blast Al Haymon?

By Scoop Malinowski Astute ring observers understand the influence of Al Haymon and Floyd Mayweather on boxing has not been entirely productive or positive for the integrity and image of the sport on the public. Haymon has been called a megalomaniac who wants to monopolize and control the sport, without ...

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If Al Haymon Controlled Muhammad Ali’s Career

  By Scoop Malinowski Al Haymon’s most defining contribution to boxing is his profound protective nature. His most treasured boxers are protected like a mother bear protects it’s baby cubs. Whether it’s forcing a heavy puncher to wear “pillows”, issuing a $5m bonus to an opponent to play soft, refusing ...

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Close Encounters With Al Haymon

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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