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  • Astros Tie Series in a Thrilling Classic

    Houston tied the World Series at one game a piece in a thriller

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  • WSU Finally Wins, Questions Still Linger

    WSU beat Idaho 56-6 in the Battle of the Palouse. But the Cougs had to overcome a slow start

  • Vargas & Salido Battle in a Fight of the Year Candidate

    If Francisco Vargas and Orlando Salido wanted to honor Muhammad Ali’s memory they did a fantastic job in their fight last Saturday at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Vargas (23-0-2, 17KO) looked to defend his 130 pound title for… Read More ›

  • A History & Tribute to Muhammad Ali

    On February 25th, 1964, Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, shook up the world with a resounding victory over Sonny Liston to capture the heavyweight championship of the world. Last Friday “The Greatest” shook up the world once again,… Read More ›

  • Ortiz Easily Dispatches Thompson; Vargas TKOs Ali

    The DC Armory featured longtime heavyweight contender and D.C. native Tony Thompson unsuccessfully taking on Luis Ortiz. Ortiz, the significant favorite, immediately took control of the fight in the first round by landing a straight left out of the southpaw… Read More ›

  • Crawford Stops Lundy in Five

    Junior welterweight titleholder Terence Crawford withstood the trash-talking of challenger Hank Lundy leading up to their fight on Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska to knock him out in five rounds. Lundy (26-6-1, 13KO) fought aggressively in the opening round and managed… Read More ›

  • Frampton Unifies Titles, Outpoints Quigg

    A packed crowd celebrated with deafening noise as Belfast-native Carl Frampton retained his IBF super bantamweight (122 pounds) title and captured the WBA version from Scott Quigg with a split-decision victory on Saturday in Manchester, England. One judge scored the… Read More ›

  • Kovalev Punishes Pascal to 7th round TKO

    Sergey Kovalev may have won the rematch against rival Jean Pascal last night, but the real hero is Pascal’s trainer, Freddie Roach, for stopping the fight at the end of the 7th round to save his fighter from further punishment…. Read More ›

  • Garcia Outpoints Guerrero, Wins Title

    In a fight for the WBC welterweight title (for some reason…) Danny Garcia put on a solid performance of counter-punching and outboxed veteran Robert Guerrero over 12 rounds to win a unanimous decision. Garcia, the favorite, started the fight on… Read More ›

  • The 2015 Fighter of the Year

    A new year is upon us and with it a renewal of hope in the sport of boxing. Will 2016 disappoint us? Probably. But in the meantime, it always entertains to reflect on the past year and discuss which fighter… Read More ›

  • Saunders Earns Majority Decision over Lee, Wins Title

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    A new WBO middleweight champion was crowned in Manchester, England on Saturday as Billy Joe Saunders earned a majority decision over Andy Lee to take the title. The fight, which had been postponed twice due to injury and illness from… Read More ›

  • Ortiz Sensational Against Jennings; Walters Robbed of Deserved Win

    A double-header from Verona, New York on Saturday featured Nicholas Walters making his super featherweight debut against Jason Sosa and a clash of heavyweight contenders between Bryant Jennings and Luis Ortiz. Walters, looking to impress in his first bout since… Read More ›

  • Verdejo Continues His Rise; Donaire Wins a Scorcher

    Unbeaten Puerto Rican Felix Verdejo continued his rise in the lightweight division against journeyman Josenilson Dos Santos last Saturday at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum. Verdejo (19-0, 14KO) began the fight by landing a few jabs to the head and body… Read More ›

  • Jacobs Wins Brooklyn Bragging Rights, TKOs Quillin in the 1st Round

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    Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs won local bragging rights by stopping previously undefeated Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin at 1:25 in the first round on Saturday to retain his WBA middleweight title in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight… Read More ›

  • A Small Tribute to Bob Foster

              Former light heavyweight champion Bob Foster died Saturday morning at age 77. A cause of death has not been given yet, but Foster had been in ill health for some time. Born in Borger, Texas,… Read More ›

  • Canelo Defeats Cotto, Vargas & Miura Steal the Show

      In an action-packed PPV at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto added to the Mexico vs. Puerto Rico rivalry and although it didn’t quite live up to expectations it still delivered good action. As… Read More ›

  • Bradley Scores First KO in 4 years, Rios Retires

    Last Saturday Timothy Bradley and Brandon Rios engaged in a bout that can be seen as a tale of two roads. One fighter will continue his career while the other will hang up the gloves. This was Bradley’s first fight… Read More ›

  • Crawford Shines Against Jean, has sights set on Pacquiao

      Looking to solidify his position as one of the best fighters today, Terence Crawford put on a masterful display of his skills fighting out of both the conventional and southpaw against tough challenger Dierry Jean last Saturday at the… Read More ›

  • Golovkin & Gonzalez Put On A Show

    In a PPV NOT featuring anyone named Mayweather or Pacquiao, both Gennady Golovkin and Roman Gonzalez demonstrated why they are considered to be two of the best fighters in the world last Saturday in Madison Square Garden.     In… Read More ›

  • Estrada Pummels Marquez to 10th Round TKO

      Juan Francisco Estrada did his part in keeping alive a lucrative rematch with division rival Roman Gonzalez by pummeling former titlist Hernan “Tyson” Marquez to a 10th round TKO victory on Saturday. Estrada (33-2, 24KO) scored seven knockdowns in… Read More ›

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