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Palm Restaurant

“Superfly 2” on HBO: The L.A. Kickoff

Several of the participants of “Superfly 2” gathered on Tuesday including Juan Francisco Estrada, Brian Viloria, Carlos Cuadras and McWilliams Arroyo at the Palm Restaurant.

Lipinets

Garcia vs. Lipinets is Off, Pushing Back the Entire Show

According to multiple reports, IBF 140-pound champion Sergey Lipinets suffered a hand injury in training and his Feb. 10 bout with Mikey Garcia

Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings Evoked Memories of Mike Weaver

On Sunday, Jan. 14, the Minnesota Vikings advanced to the NFL championship game with a 29-24 triumph over the New Orleans Saints. Minnesota was dead in the water

Easter

Easter Needs to Shine Against Fortuna to Get Mikey Garcia’s Attention

But I understand why IBF lightweight title holder Robert Easter 20-0 (14) has been spouting off, dropping Garcia’s name. Easter

fit

Boxing’s Bomb Cyclone

Anyone with this handle has to be big, and the one I have in mind is very big and very fit with a prominent six-pack, visible vascularity in his biceps

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Palm Restaurant

“Superfly 2” on HBO: The L.A. Kickoff

LOS ANGELES - Several of the participants of “Superfly 2” gathered on Tuesday including Juan Francisco Estrada, Brian Viloria, Carlos Cuadras and McWilliams Arroyo at the Palm Restaurant. In the kickoff to 360 Promotions inaugural boxing event Tom Loeffler has compiled another strong boxing card with many of the best super flyweights to...

Lipinets

Garcia vs. Lipinets is Off, Pushing Back the Entire Show

According to multiple reports, IBF 140-pound champion Sergey Lipinets suffered a hand injury in training and his Feb. 10 bout with Mikey Garcia at the Alamodome in San Antonio is off. Moreover, the entire card – a deep card with an international flavor -- has been postponed. At least that’s the word from co-promoter Richard Schaefer. In...

Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings Evoked Memories of Mike Weaver

On Sunday, Jan. 14, the Minnesota Vikings advanced to the NFL championship game with a 29-24 triumph over the New Orleans Saints. Minnesota was dead in the water, or so it seemed, when New Orleans kicked a field goal with 29 ticks left on the clock to go up by a point, but the Vikings pulled it out with a 61-yard TD pass-and-run as time expire...

Easter

Easter Needs to Shine Against Fortuna to Get Mikey Garcia’s Attention

He's been saying WBC lightweight champ Mikey Garcia fears him, but I believe it's more about money than anything resembling fear. But I understand why IBF lightweight title holder Robert Easter 20-0 (14) has been spouting off, dropping Garcia's name. Easter is undefeated, holds a legitimate title, and the only names you hear regarding the elit...

fit

Boxing’s Bomb Cyclone

Anyone with this handle has to be big, and the one I have in mind is very big and very fit with a prominent six-pack, visible vascularity in his biceps and forearms, and broad shoulders featuring deltoids that flow down from an impressive trapezius. But he is not a body builder; he is a boxer—and boxer/puncher at that, capable of one-punch K...

Cardiff

It’s Official: Joshua vs. Parker Goes March 31 in Cardiff, Wales

A heavyweight title unification match between WBA/IBF champion Anthony Joshua and WBO titlist Joseph Parker has been in the works for some time. This morning (Sunday, Jan. 14) it was confirmed. Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) and Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) will lock horns on Saturday, March 31, at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. And, as the cliché g...

Errol Spence Should Have Everyone Talking After Fighting Lamont Peterson

It went back and forth between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao until Floyd conclusively beat Manny in May of 2015 and then it was Mayweather. After Mayweather, Andre Ward was considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in boxing after he beat Sergey Kovalev. Ward further endorsed that sentiment when he stopped Kovalev seven months later in ...

Wealth

“I, Tonya”: The Strange Tale of a Disgraced Skater’s Road From Rink to Rin...

There are some sports – not boxing, obviously – that conjure images of wealth and privilege, perhaps because to become really good at them there has to be a lengthy and costly investment of time and money, those expenses often covered by well-to-do parents. Among the so-called “country club sports” are golf, gymnastics, tennis, swimmin...

Verona

Ringside Report From Verona: Ergashev Sparkles and Shields Marches On

Although she did not get the knockout she desired, Clarissa Shields (5-0, 2 KO’s) successfully defended her 168-pound title belts with a dominant unanimous decision win against Tori Nelson (17-1-3, 2 KO’s) on Friday, Jan. 13, at the Turning Stone Casino and Resort in Verona, NY. Nelson was game throughout but completely outgunned and ou...

state

Boxing in the United States 2016-17: A Geographic Breakdown

 The U.S. Constitution requires the President to periodically go before Congress and address “The State of the Union.” The oration, customarily delivered in January, always touches upon the state of the economy. What follows are the results of a study that yield something akin to a “State of the Union” address for professional boxi...