Boxing always leaves clues. Little insights foreshadowing the near future. Oscar de la Hoya didn’t get ‘old overnight’ against Manny Pacquiao. Steve Forbes uncovered some hints of the Golden Boy’s deterioration six months previous. Ali and Bernard Hopkins didn’t show up versus Larry Holmes and Joe Smith Jr, hear the bell ring for Round One, […]Read more "Fighting against the rising tide: Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn preview and prediction"
Timing is everything. In the animal world, those seeking dominance have their fate decided according to timing’s judgment. Individuals use a simple formula to decide when the time is right to challenge the dominant male: When desire to access resources outweighs certain factors – their age, intelligence, strength and fitness – they reach for the […]Read more "The once and future king: Joshua v Klitschko preview and projection"
We preview and project this weekends big fightsRead more "Titles and tiffs: Haye v Bellew and Thurman vs Garcia previews & projections"
We project and preview Broner, Peterson and more…Read more "Broner begins a new chapter – Fight projections and preview for weekend of 17/02"
We preview and project Saturday night’s fightsRead more "Super-Middleweight supremacy at stake for Badou Jack and James Degale"
Buster Douglas-like upsets in sports are rare. It takes a world class, future hall-of-fame juggernaut losing in a ‘tune-up’ fight to provide sport with a name now synonymous with underdog sporting triumph. But Douglas is an anomaly. Boxing in particular, has a dearth of shocking upsets at elite level. Unlike any other sport, there is […]Read more "2016’s biggest upsets in boxing"
Bernard Hopkins is front and center this Saturday night. Everything else pales in his shadow. A 28 year storied career comes to an end at the Los Angeles Forum when he tackles New York’s own Joe Smith Jr. It’s nothing Hopkins hasn’t seen or experienced before. But he’s really facing father time. And Hopkins is […]Read more "Projections for 17/12 fights"