Lou Duva: A fiery life in print

29
Jun

Lou Duva: A fiery life in print

“A Fighting Life: My Seven Decades in Boxing,” an autobiography penned by celebrated trainer and manager Lou Duva, with Tim Smith, is available now.

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25
Apr

The Mayweather dynasty: From THE RING Magazine

As weird as it sounds, Floyd Mayweather Jr. ended up where he is today at least in part because of Buzz Brown, a seventh grader who tangled with Floyd Sr. in the 1960s.

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24
Dec

Tyson Fury-Christian Hammer on Feb. 28; Stiverne-Wilder selling well

In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn who undefeated Tyson Fury faces next on his road to squaring off against RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.

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30
Sep

HBO banking on Canelo Alvarez becoming boxing’s next superstar

HBO is dusting off its star-making machine for Canelo Alvarez. The network did a good job with Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Now HBO is working hand-in-hand with De La Hoya and going to go head-to-head with Mayweather to establish the next star.

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29
Sep

Boxing world loses a lot of joy with promoter Dan Goossen’s passing

Veteran sports writer Tim Smith shares his thoughts on Dan Goossen’s sudden passing. Smith recalls the many endearing qualities of the gregarious and charismatic boxing promoter, including Goossen’s love of family and zest for life.

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13
Sep

Mayweather outclasses Maidana in rematch but doesn’t put on a show

Floyd Mayweather Jr. outmaneuvered and out-boxed Marcos Maidana to an uneventful unanimous decision on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather improved to 47-0 but the pressure is now on to find an opponent who can make for a better fight and event.

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13
Sep

De La Hoya talks Golden Boy’s future, Cold War’s end, Alvarez’s next fight

While promoting the Mayweather-Maidana rematch in Las Vegas, Oscar De La Hoya spoke about his efforts to thaw the cold war with Top Rank, making fights the fans want, Canelo Alvarez’s next bout, working with Al Haymon, and Golden Boy’s arbitration with Richard Schaefer.

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12
Sep

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s pay-per-view clout will be tested on Saturday

With Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s last fight generating disappointing numbers (at least by his standards) and multiple controversies during the past week, the rematch with Marcos Maidana will be telling of how strong Mayweather’s brand is.

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11
Sep

Marcos Maidana and Robert Garcia prove to be successful combination

Since joining Robert Garcia’s stable of fighters in Oxnard, California, in 2012, Marcos Maidana’s career has been reinvigorated. Garcia has fine-tuned the Argentine slugger’s style just enough to make him a threat against elite boxers – including Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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10
Sep

Does Floyd Mayweather Jr. still have legs?

Every time Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights, people ask if his nimble legs have finally deserted him. Particularly after a couple fights in which he stayed in the pocket more than usual. And so we must now ask: Have Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s nimble legs finally deserted him?

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