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On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya born in 1973

Paul Wheeler reflects on the Hall of Fame career of Oscar De La Hoya

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'I would like to end his career,' Kovalev says of rematch with Laval fighter Pascal

Jean Pascal might be many different things to different people, but a fool he is not.

The Laval light-heavyweight lasted into the eighth round against Sergey Kovalev last March, becoming only the third fighter — after Darnell Boone and the legendary Bernard Hopkins — to take the Russian native that far. 834 more words


The American Dream and The American Nightmare

The inspiration for writing this piece came after watching a boxing related documentary online featuring Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins. Surprisingly, a discussion within my American Studies class also fueled this desire. 1,826 more words


Boxing’s 10 worst injuries

Daniel Herbert runs down the most painful injuries to take place in a fight

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On This Day: Roy Jones Jnr was born in 1969

He may have fallen short of absolute greatness but Roy Jones was unquestionably one of the best of the modern era, writes Matt Christie

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On This Day: Bernard Hopkins was born in 1965

Matt Christie reflects on the incredible career of Bernard Hopkins

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The 10 greatest middleweights of all time

Tony Connolly, with his weekly column, this week asks Birmingham Mail boxing journalistic legend Mike Lockley to name the 10 greatest middleweights of all time… 11 more words