Category: Opinion

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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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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?