Author: A. Garrett

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Down for the Count: A Look Back at HBO Boxing’s Storied History

Tonight HBO Boxing will broadcast its final boxing event ever at Madison Square Garden. After 45 years of broadcasting some of boxing’s most iconic fights and fighters, HBO had decided to get out of the boxing business. From George Foreman’s upset of Joe Frazier to Buster Douglas’ shocking knockout of Mike Tyson, HBO has broadcast many memorable moments in boxing history.

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Boxing’s Top-5 Big-Money Fights We Need To See Right Now

2018 has been an incredible year for boxing so far and it’s setting boxing fans up for what could be the “Year of the Unification in 2019”. There are 5 mega-fights that could take place in 2019 across, the heavyweight, welterweight, lightweight and super welterweight divisions. Here are the 5 fights that every boxing fan REALLY (and I mean REALLY) wants to see!

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The Ups and Downs of Boxing’s Mr. Fix It

Despite Virgil Hunter being one of the most well-respected and sought after trainers, he has been unable to produce another world champion other than Andre Ward. With Ward’s retirement in 2017 and the inactivity of the other fighters in his stable, Hunter has seldom been seen in the corners for any top-ranked prize fights. So who is Virgil Hunter and what happened to his great career as a trainer?

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The Tune Up: Santa Cruz & Mares Saturday PBC Doubleheader

In tomorrow night’s second Premier Boxing Champions double-header card, both Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares enter the ring at the StubHub Center, in Carson, California. However, they won’t be facing each other as originally anticipated. Instead, they’ll both be facing other lesser known opponents, in what is ostensibly a tune-up fight for both of them, before they square off in  early in 2018.