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Canelo Alvarez in Training Camp. Big Bear Lake, California.
Canelo Alvarez in Training Camp. Big Bear Lake, California.
Canelo Alvarez in Training Camp. Big Bear Lake, California.

The Man Who Would Be King: The Relentless Ambition of Saul Alvarez

By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. – Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I  If Bono is right when he sings that “ambition bites the nails of success”, then Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has ...
 
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Dream on, boxing fans.
Dream on, boxing fans.
Dream on, boxing fans.

The Timing is (almost) Perfect: Why Money Must Fight Manny Now

On Saturday night Manny Pacquiao turned in a terrific performance against Timothy Bradley and corrected 2012’s disgrace, when farcical judging robbed him of an obvious win over the same opponent. That loss—however hotly debated...
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Bradley vs. Pacquiao II – The BBB Picks

Picking the winner for Bradley vs. Pacquiao II comes down to what one believes Manny has left at 35 years of age. The conviction here is it’s just enough to replicate the performance of two years ago and win a majority of...
 
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Bradley vs. Pacquiao II – Toughness vs. Power

“Watch out for Timothy Bradley,” I remember telling my gambling friend back in June of 2012. I don’t know what caused him to listen to me but he did, and a few hours later he told me he put some heavy money on Bradley. I rememb...
 
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How To Be A Boxing Writer

It seems like every weekend there’s a major breakthrough to cover in boxing, as the sport continues to build on one success after another and grow in popularity. Whether it’s the impressive performance of a network-backed weigh...

 
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Howard Grant, Francis Lafreniere and Otis Grant.
Howard Grant, Francis Lafreniere and Otis Grant.
Howard Grant, Francis Lafreniere and Otis Grant.

Grant Brothers Host Entertaining Pro-Am Event

Briefly taking the stage to thank the sponsors and spectators, Otis Grant made clear that public support was critical in his and Howard Grant’s efforts to promote boxing in Montreal and to build and maintain a solid stabl...
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Sergio Martinez: It’s Maravilla’s Moment

The most successful Argentinean fighter of his generation, Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez, in the last five years and through the course of only ten fights, has run the gamut: from a virtual unknown, to HBO star, to un...

 
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Canelo vs. Lara: The Showdown That Needs to Happen Now

The 2014 fight schedule is already boiling over with matches promising plenty of excitement, but one fight that has yet to be put together, and that absolutely needs to happen, is Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara. Predict...
 
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The Picks – Canelo vs. Angulo

Tomorrow night at the MGM Grand of Las Vegas, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will look to rebound from his first loss by taking on the rugged Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo, who’s also coming off a defeat. Back in September, the 23-year-old ...
 
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Burning Stars – On Canelo, Broner, and Chavez Jr.

Eliott and Rafa have once again engaged in a candid conversation, this time regarding some of the most popular young stars in boxing and their precarious circumstances. Below we present the transcript of their talk, in which th...