Daily Archives: September 14, 2018

Amir Khan’s endearing vulnerability

Amir Khan heard the gasps at ringside, a familiar phenomenon to him, then felt the relief in the room, writes James Dielhenn. He knows what you’re now whispering about him. More: continued here

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Resilient Maine junior welterweight expects tough test in Rhode Island bout – Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily News Resilient Maine junior welterweight expects tough test in Rhode Island boutBangor Daily NewsBrandon “The Cannon” Berry will face what may be the biggest challenge of his professional boxing career Friday night when he battles undefeated Anthony “A1” Marsella Jr. in a six-round junior welterweight bout at the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln … More: continued here

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Elie Seckbach has pioneered a new way to cover boxing with his viral videos – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Elie Seckbach has pioneered a new way to cover boxing with his viral videosLos Angeles TimesSeckbach, a youthful 44, operates ESNEWS, a boxing-centric YouTube channel with more than 327,000 subscribers. He has uploaded more than 71,000 videos that have collectively amassed more than 614 million views, generating enough income for him … More: continued here

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Boxing regulations still lacking to protect fighters from head injuries – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Boxing regulations still lacking to protect fighters from head injuriesLos Angeles TimesHowever, boxing's most dramatic moments can be the ones that involve the gravest physical damage. The absence of national regulation and monitoring of the unforgiving toll exacted on the human brain is a moral conundrum the sport continues to wrestle …Canelo vs. GGG 2 predictions: boxers& experts …

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Detroit’s old Kronk boxing gym being demolished after 2017 fire – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free Press Detroit's old Kronk boxing gym being demolished after 2017 fireDetroit Free PressThe old Kronk Gym — a world-renowned gym that made boxing legends of such fighters as Tommy "The Hitman" Hearns — is officially being demolished after a fire destroyed much of the property last October. Work began Wednesday, and will cost the city an …and more » More: …

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Pay-per-view boxing ‘will end in tears,’ says Eddie Hearn – The Independent

The Independent Pay-per-view boxing'will end in tears,' says Eddie HearnThe IndependentPromoter Eddie Hearn believes pay-per-view boxing“will end in tears” due to the market being saturated with fights. In May of this year Hearn reached a landmark broadcast agreement with streaming giant DAZN, which has been dubbed the 'Netflix of Sport'.Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn reveals WORRIES ahead of Alexander Povetkin …

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Canelo vs. GGG 2 undercard fights: David Lemieux, Jaime Munguia headline loaded fight fight card – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com Canelo vs. GGG 2 undercard fights: David Lemieux, Jaime Munguia headline loaded fight fight cardCBSSports.comThe expected quality of the PPV undercard has also been enhanced by the fact that boxing has so often mailed things in with low quality and one-sided bouts in recent years below the biggest PPV fights. Let's take a closer look at what to expect …

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Muslim teen fights for religious rights in boxing after being banned from Golden Gloves Tournament – WXYZ

WXYZ Muslim teen fights for religious rights in boxing after being banned from Golden Gloves TournamentWXYZDETROIT (WXYZ) – A Detroit boxer says he is being forced to choose between following his passion or his faith. Basheer Abdur is Muslim and says he believes Allah called on men who are devoted followers to keep their beards. He says USA Boxing banned … …

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Canelo vs. GGG 2 predictions: boxers & experts pick a winner – Sporting News

Sporting News Canelo vs. GGG 2 predictions: boxers& experts pick a winnerSporting NewsAs soon as the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch was cemented for Sept. 15, fight fans, media members and boxers themselves made their predictions. But now that we truly have an understanding about the bad blood between the two, has it made …Canelo Alvarez's boxing legacy has reached its defining …

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Mount Kisco boxing gym helps people fight Parkinson’s, hosting community outreach event – The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.com Mount Kisco boxing gym helps people fight Parkinson's, hosting community outreach eventThe Journal News | LoHud.comLexington Avenue Gym in Mount Kisco is hosting a community outreach to promote efforts to treat Parkinson's disease. The gathering is Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 350 Lexington Avenue, and includes information about the gym's Rock Steady Boxing … …

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Price added to ‘AJ’ Wembley bill

David Price will take on Russian Sergey Kuzmin on the Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin undercard at Wembley Stadium, live on Sky Sports Box Office. More: continued here

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Tony Bellew analyzes the World Boxing Super Series’ cruiserweights – Sporting News

Sporting News Tony Bellew analyzes the World Boxing Super Series' cruiserweightsSporting NewsThe cruiserweight division is enjoying a glowing renaissance. Often the most unloved and troubled member of boxing's dysfunctional weight class family, the tortured sibling in the heavyweight division's monstrous shadow is a category congested with a …and more » More: continued here

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Liverpool’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain showcases boxing skills as he steps up injury recovery – SkySports

SkySports Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain showcases boxing skills as he steps up injury recoverySkySportsAlex Oxlade-Chamberlain has showcased his boxing skills as he continues his recovery from a long-term knee injury at Liverpool. The midfielder is expected to miss all of this season after sustaining multiple ligament damage in the Champions League …Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain shows off boxing skills – gets RINSED …

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World’s sexiest fighter? Ex-swimsuit model swaps bikinis for boxing & lands title fight (PHOTOS) – RT

RT World's sexiest fighter? Ex-swimsuit model swaps bikinis for boxing& lands title fight (PHOTOS)RTMathie ditched bikini shoots for boxing shots earlier this year after becoming a world-renowned model, winning the Miss Hawaiian Tropic Australia in 2012, the 2014 Miss Swimsuit USA International as well as the 2015 Las Vegas International Model Search …and more » More: continued here

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Wilder told: Reply to Joshua!

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has queried why Deontay Wilder won’t reply to their fight negotiations – and threatened to send a carrier pigeon with a message attached. More: continued here

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Hughie ‘here to be the best’

Hughie Fury wants to prove himself as the world’s best heavyweight after his IBF final eliminator against Kubrat Pulev in Bulgaria. More: continued here

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