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Day of Reckoning Observations

  By Scoop Malinowski Larry Merchant used to sometimes call boxing “the theater of the unexpected” and if the 92 year old Hall of Fame writer and broadcaster were still a major voice of the sport, his words would apply the “Day Of Reckoning” blockbuster in Saudi Arabia December 23. ...

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Wilder Admits He May Duck Joshua Again

  By Scoop Malinowski Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder came face to face again for the first time in years. And the heavyweight showdown which is perfectly set up with both on the same December 23 card in Riyadh, now appears unlikely again as Wilder made a bizarre statement about ...

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Talkin Boxing with Ricky Hatton

  In a new interview with Betting Sites, former World Champion boxer Ricky Hatton warned that anyone writing off Anthony Joshua’s chances of reclaiming the heavyweight titles should do so at their peril. The Hitman also gave his view on whether Tyson Fury should be considering retirement, unleashed some stinging criticism ...

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Hearn Says Fatso Fury Is On His Farewell Tour

  WBC Heavyweight champ Tyson Fury is finished, according to Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn. Fury, who has ducked both Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk in the last year and been protected from having to fight any mandatory challengers by the WBC, is only in the game now to make easy ...

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There Is No Face Of Boxing Today

By Scoop Malinowski There is a media and establishment push to create a “face of boxing” in order to legitimize and promote the sport to a higher status of respect. But boxing is floundering in popularity and prestige now and it’s stagnating a lowest ebb in decades.  Boxing has been ...

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Did Joshua Hold Back To Lure Fury And Wilder Fights?

By Scoop Malinowski Boxing is so dysfunctional now that if a fighter look too spectacular in the ring, he will struggle to get to fight the biggest fights against the best name opposition. Because those fighters and their managers/promoters want low risk opponents, not high risk danger, which could destroy ...

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Are boxer’s new hairstyles an omen of defeat?

  By Scoop Malinowski One of the wisest men I never met in my lifetime was the artist LeRoy Neiman. He shared countless wisdoms and observations about human nature during our two-decade friendship. One observation he said still stands out because of it’s peculiarity but bizarre, illogical accuracy. Before the ...

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Why Did Wilder Reject $120m To Fight Joshua?

Now that the career of Deontay Wilder has crashed after a second stoppage loss to Tyson Fury and his earning power and leverage to negotiate have also endured massive blows, a burning question persists. Why on earth did Deontay Wildel  and his handlers Al Haymon and Shelly Finkel turn down ...

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Did Joshua Throw The Fight To Usyk?

Joe Frazier was punched down a half dozen times by George Foreman in Kingston, Jamaica and somehow picked himself up each time to try to save the World Heavyweight Championship. Vitali Klitschko’s face was a mangled mess after five rounds of enduring Lennox Lewis’ punches in Los Angeles, CA but ...

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