Boxing’s detractors normally exist outside of its four walls. Peering over on its grandest occasions to sneer that our sport is on life support. Yet recent weeks, such detractors have been lauding the sweet science. Meanwhile, its the boxing loyalists have been turned into snarling cynical discontents as a result of the Mayweather vs McGregor […]Read more "All sweet (and no sour) science: Canelo vs Golovkin preview and projection"
Conor McGregor knows something that the prevailing wisdom has failed to consider. Something that can’t be acquired through two decades spent in the squared circle, billions of pad and heavy bag repetitions or pupilage under the sport’s great practitioners. Mystic Mac knows better than boxing. And punters are buying it. Even if they aren’t quite […]Read more "Money and Mystics: Mayweather v McGregor prediction and preview, plus projections for all this weekend’s boxing"
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Bernard Hopkins turns 52 next month. Mike Tyson is 50. He’s been retired for eleven years. It is 11 years since Hopkins made the final defense of his record setting middleweight title reign. 15 years since the then, ‘old man’, dismantled and destroyed Felix Trinidad‘s aura of invincibility. In 2005 the late, great Budd Schulberg […]Read more "Hopkins attempts to defy us all…one last time"