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Abraham

Remembering the Abraham-Miranda Bloodbath: A Profile in Courage

Armenian/German Avetik Abrahamyan, aka Arthur “King” Abraham, is nearing the end of a long career during which he was a three-time

Arkansas

The Hauser Report: Shame on the Arkansas State Athletic Commission

On Wednesday, November 22, Association of Boxing Commissions president Mike Mazzulli sent a letter to Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson

“Tattoo” Brings a New Radio Vibe from the Golden Boy Headquarters

A new Los Angeles-based radio show hit the digital air waves last week heralded by Tattoo and the crew that includes Jessica Rosales

Will Heavyweight Hopeful Mike Coffie Percolate Into the Next Big Thing?

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – If you’re traveling by car, the listed distance between Brooklyn, N.Y., and this quintessential Rust Belt city of 75,000 nestled

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Abraham

Remembering the Abraham-Miranda Bloodbath: A Profile in Courage

Armenian/German Avetik Abrahamyan, aka Arthur “King” Abraham, is nearing the end of a long career during which he was a three-time world champion in two weight classes. In his prime, he possessed a solid defense using a modified peek-a-boo technique and had extremely heavy hands supplemented by late power and great stamina. The “King” ...

Arkansas

The Hauser Report: Shame on the Arkansas State Athletic Commission

On Wednesday, November 22, Association of Boxing Commissions president Mike Mazzulli sent a letter to Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson. In the letter, Mazzulli advised the governor that the Arkansas State Athletic Commission is engaging in conduct that the ABC believes is “an egregious disregard for health and safety standards” and “appe...

“Tattoo” Brings a New Radio Vibe from the Golden Boy Headquarters

A new Los Angeles-based radio show hit the digital air waves last week heralded by Tattoo and the crew that includes Jessica Rosales and DJ Ray. It’s sponsored by Golden Boy Radio and streamed via the Dash Radio app. Long has L.A. been the media capitol of the world with its hold on the movie industry, television, radio, music companies a...

Will Heavyweight Hopeful Mike Coffie Percolate Into the Next Big Thing?

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – If you’re traveling by car, the listed distance between Brooklyn, N.Y., and this quintessential Rust Belt city of 75,000 nestled in the Lehigh Valley is a mere 87.1 miles. If you go by estimates posted on the Internet, the trip should take no longer than two hours, but frequent periods of heavy traffic can make it signific...

Spit Bucket

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Devon Back on the Beam, Bombastic Tyson Fury and Mor...

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla. Make your suggestions and comments and dare to give us your own short commentary on this week’s boxing issues by sending us an email at diegomorillabox@hotmail.com . Alexander Overcomes His Addi...

Devon Alexander Returns With A “W”

Devon Alexander Returns With A “W”

Devon Alexander Returns With A "W" - The PBC's "Toe to Toe Tuesdays" series featured the return of Devon Alexander on November 21st, as he returned to face veteran Walter Castillo. Alexander (26-4) was returning after a layoff of over two years and fight fans wanted to see what Alexander had left after battling injury and personal problems....

conversation

They Said It….Dewdrops from 35 Years on the Boxing Beat

During a recent conversation I had with Randy Gordon, the ex-editor of The Ring magazine, ex-chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission and current co-host, with former heavyweight contender Gerry Cooney, of a Sirius radio show about boxing, he described a terrible live interview with an up-and-coming fighter whose manager had almost b...

Three Punch Combo: HBO’s Horn of Plenty, Other Instantaneous KOs and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO: Starting with Saturday’s triple-header, HBO is beginning a run of four consecutive weeks of boxing. Saturday’s card features the return of Sergey Kovalev, one last opportunity for former Cuban amateur star Yuriorkis Gamboa, and a showcase for 175-pound contender Sullivan Barrera. In the main event, Sergey Kovalev (30-...

Joseph

WBO Heavyweight Champ Joseph Parker is Good, Just Not Good Enough

Call him the odd man out or maybe even the heavyweight division’s Rodney Dangerfield, because WBO title holder Joseph Parker 24-0 (18) doesn't get much respect. Parker (pictured with his trainer Kevin Barry) has been the WBO champ for nearly a year. He's made two quiet defenses of the title, beating Razvan Coganu in May and Hughie Fury in Se...

critical look

Monday Morning Cornermen (Nov. 20 edition)

In this new section of The Sweet Science, we step back and take a critical look at the fights that took place on the previous weekend, we compare our own previews with the way the actual fights went on, and we take your opinions and questions (along with those of special guests) to create a final analysis to another weekend of boxing. Follow u...