Will Mayweather-McGregor affect boxing or MMA? Not at all

15
Jun

Will Mayweather-McGregor affect boxing or MMA? Not at all

Despite the mainstream and social media hype the boxing-vs-MMA showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor has kicked up, the event does little to nothing for either sport.

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07
Jun

Leigh Montville on Muhammad Ali and more Literary Notes

A new book depicts Muhammad Ali’s life between 1966 and 1971, while another examines controversial heavyweight Lucas Browne.

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03
Jun

Muhammad Ali: Global Icon

Muhammad Ali touched people in a profound way far beyond his country’s borders. Tom Gray explores the most famous of global sporting love affairs.

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03
Jun

From the Archive: ‘I’ve solved the Spinks riddle’ says Ali

We travel back to 1978 and discover Muhammad Ali’s plans for training camp ahead of his second fight with Leon Spinks, which was dubbed “Battle of New Orleans”.

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02
Jun

Muhammad Ali: Truly one of ‘The Greatest’

Muhammad Ali the boxer came in two incarnations and both versions were superb. Ron Borges explores the fistic merits of arguably the greatest heavyweight champion ever.

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02
Jun

From the archive: ‘Why I’m unbeatable’ by Cassius Clay

The words of 20-year-old Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) more than a year before he fought Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship of the world.

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25
Apr

History favors Anthony Joshua over Wladimir Klitschko but…

As the countdown continues to Joshua-Klitschko, Tom Gray looks back on five heavyweight battles which have more than one similarity to Saturday’s superfight.

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20
Apr

The Travelin’ Man goes to Oxon Hill, Maryland: Part two

In Part Two of his latest ‘Travelin’ Man’ journal, Lee Groves counts punches for a rather abbreviated ‘ShoBox’ tripleheader in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

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19
Apr

From THE RING: The greatest heavyweight of all time

Author Thomas Hauser conducted a poll of 30 boxing experts to determine which big man personifies greatness in the glamour division.

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07
Mar

Paulie Malignaggi: ‘No more coming back now’

Paulie Malignaggi explains the difficulty of walking away from something you love. “It has to be ripped from you,” he said.

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