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  • December Boxing Preview and Predictions

    December Boxing Preview and Predictions

    Boxing, Tom Lembo December 3, 2014 at 11:30 am 0 comments

    The boxing year winds down with some smaller, more evenly matched fights than the typical month offers. It appears both HBO and Showtime used up their budgets a little early as all the stars have had their final fights of 2014. But we still get to look forward to Tim […]

     
  • November Boxing Preview and Predictions

    November Boxing Preview and Predictions

    Boxing, Tom Lembo November 7, 2014 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

    As 2014 nears it close, the boxing calendar expands as television networks use the remainder of their annual budgets to provide memorable and meaningful fights to lead us into the new year. I’ll take you through the best of the confirmed fights for November, where to find them and who […]

     
  • Mayhem: Mayweather vs Maidana II Preview and Predictions

    Mayhem: Mayweather vs Maidana II Preview and Predictions

    Boxing, Tom Lembo September 6, 2014 at 10:30 pm 0 comments

    In just under one week’s time on Saturday, September 13th, the mythical pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather (46-0, 26 KO) fights Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO) in just the second rematch in his career. The bout and three mediocre undercard fights will be live on Showtime PPV from the […]

     
  • Summer News and Notes from Ringside

    Summer News and Notes from Ringside

    Boxing, Tom Lembo August 12, 2014 at 9:49 pm 0 comments

    There are some key blanks to fill between now and the next big pay-per-view event on September 13th when Floyd Mayweather gives Marcos Maidana another shot. Here’s a quick recap of what has gone down in the past few days and what to look forward to before the return of […]

     
  • Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale Recap

    Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale Recap

    Boxing, Tom Lembo July 27, 2014 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

    On Saturday July 26th at Madison Square Garden IBO and WBA middleweight champion Gennady (GGG) Golovkin (30-0, 27 KO) put on a dazzling display of power as he overwhelmed Australian challenger Daniel “Real Deal” Geale (30-3, 16 KO). This was another step up in the level of competition for Golovkin […]

     
  • The (Mis)Matchmaking Problem

    The (Mis)Matchmaking Problem

    Boxing, Tom Lembo July 17, 2014 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

    Boxing has a powerful advantage over all of the other major sports, in theory, the best matches can be made on a regular basis and fans can get to see what they want to see. Of course politics and promoters, managers and advisors, trainers and fighters, networks and sanctioning organizations […]

     
  • Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Preview

    Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Preview

    Boxing, Tom Lembo July 7, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

    On Saturday July 12th on Showtime PPV worlds collide as rising Mexican sensation Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO) takes on Cuban defector Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KO) from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The non-title bout will be contested at a catch-weight of 155 lbs. There is a […]

     
  • Mid-Year 2014 Boxing Awards

    Mid-Year 2014 Boxing Awards

    Boxing, Tom Lembo June 30, 2014 at 12:43 am 0 comments

    Now that half of 2014 is in the books, it’s time to reflect on the best boxing has had to offer this year. I will share my picks for Upset of the Year, KO of the Year, Round of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Fighter of the Year and […]

     
  • The Next Pay-Per-View Star

    The Next Pay-Per-View Star

    Boxing, Tom Lembo June 23, 2014 at 12:07 am 1 comment

    With Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather in the championship rounds of their careers now is a perfect time to explore who will take over and become the next stars to excite boxing fans for years to come. The torch was passed through the heavyweight division in the 1990’s with pay-per-view […]

     
  • Size Doesn’t Matter

    Size Doesn’t Matter

    Boxing, Tom Lembo June 11, 2014 at 7:23 am 0 comments

    Why don’t you watch boxing anymore? Because the heavyweight division isn’t fun like it was in the 90’s? That’s like saying you won’t watch football because the running backs are marginalized in today’s pass-happy style. It’s like saying you won’t watch golf after Tiger Woods or tennis after the Williams’ […]