Tag Archives: boxing

The Unexpected Way Muhammad Ali’s Daughter Finally Understood His True Strength

Forget the pleasantries. When it was time to fight, boxing’s Laila Ali was all business — and her hardened approaching inside the ring didn’t make her numerous allies. That’s what the retired fighter tells “Oprah: Where Are They Now? “, acutely aware of what her foes would all likely “re just saying” the type of boxer she was throughout her …

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Can Showtime save boxing?

Maybe you havent watched boxing since Mike Tyson roamed the ring, knocking out terrified opponents every chance he got. Or perhaps you were turned off by paying $100 on pay-per-view to watch Floyd Mayweatherand Manny Pacquiao deliver a boring fight in 2015 after five years of hype. People have been saying boxing is dead for years, and while its more …

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Mitts of Stone review- about as subtle as a jolt to the chief

This tone-deaf biopic of the Panamanian boxer Roberto Durn cant work out whether its subject is a hero or a zero. And Robert De Niro doesnt help Hands of Stone starts out in a defensive kneel. Over slow-motion likeness of two men thumping the snot out of each other, Robert De Niro intones a lazy controversy that boxing is, in …

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The Mayweather-McGregor fight is cracking the internet–and the numbers prove it

The upcomingFloyd Mayweathervs. Conor McGregor contended has generated more those who are interested in boxing for general sports fans since Mike Tyson prowled the ring. Pundits are wondering whether the spectacle will divulge the all-time boxingpay-per-view record of 4.6 million buysthe betting odds say yesand although there are the bout is most likely to end up as a horrendous discrepancy, …

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Is Gennady Golovkin very is right to get a big push? | Gary Andrew Poole

The 160lb champ enters Saturdays stay-busy fight on a streak of 21 straight KOs, but a showdown with Canelo Alvarez remains frustratingly out of reach On Saturday, Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs), the best middleweight boxer in the world and holder of the WBA, IBF, IBO titles and WBC interim belt, will take on unheralded challenger Dominic Wade. In …

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The Joy of Six: boxing and UFC comebacks from the canvas

From Carl Frochs controversial victory over George Groves to Matt Hughess implausible choking of Frank Trigg in Dana Whites favourite ever UFC fight 1) Carl Froch v George Groves, 23 November 2013 Boxing is a phenomenally complex to-do. Both proactive and reactive, it demands the minute, synchronised adjustment of torso and limbs, in states of excitement and exhaustion, on pane …

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Floyd Mayweather to use Conor McGregor fight to pay off 2015 tax bill

Floyd Mayweathers motivation to climb back in the ring and fight UFC champion Conor McGregor may have been revealed Floyd Mayweathers motivation to climb back in the ring and fight UFC champion Conor McGregor may have been revealed. The undefeated former world champion says he cant pay off his tax liability from 2015 until he fights the Irishman in August. …

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Anthony Joshua:’ When Wladimir Klitschko gets beat it could be the end’

Wladimir Klitschko disclosed he has registered his prediction of the outcome of his nature deed fight against Anthony Joshua at Wembley on Saturday There was nothing more to say but they said it anyway. Hoovering up a few more pay-per-view clicks at the end of a long advertising ritually relies on pre-fight shenanigans but there was no chance of that …

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On the tiles with Tyson Fury: my heavyweight nighttime out in New York

After Tyson Furys 21 st professional prevail in 2013 Manhattans tables seemed the full force of the future macrocosm heavyweight champ with our reporter along for the ride This was not going to end well. Its 9.30 pm on a Saturday night in 2013 and Im stepping down 33 rd Street in midtown Manhattan with two dozen blind-drunk Mancunians who …

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