Last month’s Mayweather Promotions edition of ShoBox, co-headlined by super middleweights J’Leon Love and Badou Jack, was intended to be a “Money Team” infomercial but it turned out to be anything but, as Lee Groves recalls from his CompuBox seat.
As soon as RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man Lee Groves was settled from his previous CompuBox trip he found himself preparing for the next trip – to Verona, N.Y. for a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader topped by J’Leon Love-Vladine Biosse.
Travelin’ Man Lee Groves gives his impressions on last month’s ShoBox card headlined by Hank Lundy’s decision victory over Angelo Santana but highlighted by Jared Robinson’s knocked-out-of-the-ring TKO loss against undefeated prospect Amir Imam.
Thirty five years ago today, Alexis Arguello and Alfredo Escalera managed to exceed the lofty standards established by their first meeting on Jan. 28, 1978, a fight so ferocious that it was dubbed “The Bloody Battle of Bayamon.”
RingTV.com’s Lee Groves gives his ringside CompuBox analysis of Curtis Stevens’ one-round annihilation of Patrick Majewski and Thabiso Mchunu’s unanimous decision victory over Olanrewaju Durodola in part two of his Atlantic City Travelin’ Man Chronicles
In the first of two installments of “The Travelin’ Man Chronicles,” historian/writer/punch-counter Lee Groves relives his trip to Atlantic City to work this past weekend’s card topped by Curtis Stevens’ 46-second destruction of Patrick Majewski.
In this installment of “The Travelin’ Man,” Lee Groves relives a most memorable weekend in Montreal – highlighted by the Jean Pascal-Lucian Bute fight – from the viewpoint of a historian, journalist, pundit and fan. Part one examines the popularity of the fight and the fighters.
In honor of this Saturday’s Jean Pascal-Lucian Bute light heavyweight showdown in Montreal, RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves profiled the 10 best fights – in terms of story line, historical significance and in-ring action – to take place in the Quebec-province city.
Redemption and opportunism were key words in the main event bouts of the final boxing card covered by RingTV.com’s “Travelin’ Man” Lee Groves, who worked the CompuBox keys for the NBC Sports Net Fight Night show that featured heavyweights Amir Mansour, David Rodriguez and Steve Cunningham.
RingTV.com’s Travelin’ Man Lee Groves provides a CompuBox analysis of the recent HBO tripleheader in Atlantic City where Guillermo Rigondeaux continued his boxing excellence which has split the boxing world into a raging debate regarding the Cuban’s worth as a TV attraction. Groves gives his thoughts on Rigondeaux.
The first of the final two legs of “Travelin’ Man” Lee Groves’ five-week “Stretch Drive” to end 2013 saw him work the CompuBox keys on an HBO-televised tripleheader involving Guillermo Rigondeaux in Atlantic City, where he learned of the passing of Nelson Mandela and the death of the South African icon’s favorite boxer, Jacob “Baby Jake” Matlala.
In part two of Travelin’ Man in Quebec City, Lee Groves considers the Fighter of the Year merits of Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev, who recently co-headlined in Quebec where RingTV.com’s resident historian worked the CompuBox keys for the HBO Boxing After Dark show.
With the International Boxing Hall of Fame announcing its class of 2014 today, Lee Groves, an elector since 2001, shares his voting thought process. Chosing Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe was a no brainer, but electors can checkmark up to 10 of the 45 names on the ballot.
RingTV.com’s Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves, provides a CompuBox statistical analysis of Manny Pacquiao’s dominant 12-round decision over Brandon Rios last Saturday. Groves’ fight stats reflect an active and accurate Pacquiao, but when comparing Rios’ power-punch connect rate to the veteran’s past 18 opponents, he sees where the future hall of famer might be slowing down.