Category: Boxing

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Report: Boxing Results at Rio Games May Already Be “Pre-Arranged”

By Charles Jay There are reports of corruption surrounding the boxing competition at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. So what else is new, when it comes to the practices of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which governs the sport at these Olympic Games and in all meaningful competitions on the world level? It seems as […]

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Crawford and Postol Unfiy 140-lb. Titles

By Charles Jay Boxing fans may be a bit tired of having to turn to pay-per-view to watch the best of the game compete in the best bouts, but for some of them, Saturday night’s unification fight in Las Vegas between Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol might wind up being something that is well worth […]

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Is Wilder in Tough with Arreola?

By Charles Jay Is Deontay Wilder continuing to minimize risk against outmatched opposition, even though we have seen that he is capable of much better? That would seem to be the opinion of many, and it is with a bit of skepticism that he steps into the ring to make the fourth defense of his […]

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Porter Needs Inside Game vs. Thurman

By Charles Jay One of the more anticipated matchups in the boxing world is in the welterweight division, and it’s set for the Big Apple and on the big tube, which naturally puts it right on a big stage. Keith Thurman is the WBA welterweight champion. Shawn Porter is the former IBF titleholder at 147 […]

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Anthony Joshua – In Too Easy vs. Breazeale?

By Charles Jay It is obvious that in a sport that could probably use a shot in the arm with Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fading from the scene, it helps if boxing has a rather dynamic heavyweight champion. Those who are well-versed in the sport know it isn’t going to come out of next […]

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Alvarez Brings Size Edge Into Bout with Khan

By Charles Jay Many people out there are expecting that Canelo Alvarez‘s big test as a middleweight champion will come if and when he faces off against Gennady Golovkin. That fight may or may not happen; you never know in the wild, wacky, wonderful world of professional boxing. But for now, he is taking on […]

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Pacquiao vs. Bradley…..Again?

By Charles Jay As we wind down the hours until Saturday’s Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight actually happens at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, there are certainly some people who are wondering “Why?” as in “Why should we buy this fight when they have fought twice already, and the reality is that Pacquiao has […]

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Boxing Betting — CJ: Cotto vs. Alvarez – The Final Analysis

Boxing is a funny thing – some of those people who are most critical of a guy like Floyd Mayweather are looking upon Saturday night’s encounter between Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto as a “mega-fight,” despite the fact that both of them have been defeated by the unbeaten and quasi-retired “Money” man. Mayweather won a […]

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AB’s The Bookie : Irish Revival

Bring Ireland to the forefront this weekend.  Most every autumn week, we have the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame to rail.  If that were not enough, UFC has their Fight Night on the road again.  Last month, the Orient came into focus and now Ireland takes front and center for this promotion on 10/14.  So […]

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Boxing Betting — CJ: Can Mayweather Get Berto Out of There?

By Charles Jay We are clearly in the latter stages of Floyd Mayweather‘s career. It is doubtful that Saturday night’s fight against Andre Berto is the very end of it, but there is plenty of speculation going on with regard to everything, it seems, EXCEPT this fight, which wasn’t generating a whole lot of interest […]