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Middleweight: 2014, Jan 20-26

No action in the ring this past week, but #4 Darren Barker retired on Wednesday due to ongoing hip problems, and is therefore removed.  Everyone ranked #5 and below last week moves up one.   1,222 more words

Middleweight: 2014, Jan 13-19

No action to report from last week.
Dan’s Top 20 (Weeks in Current Position-Weeks in Top 10 if applicable-Weeks in Top 20)
Champ: Sergio Martinez… 871 more words

Middleweight: 2014, Jan 6-12

Caleb Truax fought to a draw with gatekeeper Ossie Duran on Friday at a 163 pound catchweight.  I discussed this fight in its home division at Super Middle in detail and consequently won’t do so here, but it can hardly help but have effects on Truax’s rather high ranking here, as well.   898 more words

Year-End Awards: Middleweight, 2013

Welcome to my 2nd Annual Yearly Awards and Wrap-Up.  First, a list of awards for the division.  Then, a look at the 20 fighters that did the best work in 2013 specifically, followed by a rundown of the year’s rankings history.  2,348 more words
Felix Sturm

Middleweight: 2013-2014, Dec 30- Jan 5

Insert filler about lack of boxing action and Christmas here.
Dan’s Top 20 (Weeks in Current Position-Weeks in Top 10 if applicable-Weeks in Top 20) 976 more words

Middleweight: 2013, Dec 23-29

Class shows over time.  That boxing maxim was demonstrated on Saturday in Moscow, as #20 Dmitry Chudinov initially had trouble breaking through the defense of serviceable Colombian journeyman Juan Camilo Novoa, who fought the Russian prospect extremely tough for a nearly even first two rounds, but Chudinov took the decided advantage with his heavier hands in round 3, and began breaking Novoa down from there.   1,173 more words

Peter Sims – Interview (Part 1) By Paul Ready

Many cutsman often turn up on fight-night, get paid and go home without fully understanding the man in the corner they are patching up.

Peter Sims is different. 1,906 more words