A Fight Worth Discussing! Kovalev Vs. Ward

A Fight Worth Discussing! Kovalev Vs. Ward

Every once in a blue moon, boxing fans get treated to a fight that’s both intriguing from an analytical perspective, and with the potential to satisfy that primal urge for violence. We thought it would be Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. It wasn’t. This weekend however, we have just such a match ahead of us. Read more

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Profile: Ninth Dimension Sports Circle

Profile: Ninth Dimension Sports Circle

On the outskirts of Southside Richmond, just across the James River Bridge, the liveliness of the city quickly fades into ruggedness.  It’s hard to travel a quarter mile in any direction without encountering an individual holding a cardboard sign telling tales of tough times.  Lining the streets are rundown buildings with faded wood panels falling off of the sides, boards across the windows and doors from years of being uninhabited.  Small businesses are sporadically placed along the sides of the streets, mostly convenience stores with cigarette advertisements on windows which are barely visible due to the bars covering them.  Numerous warehouses along the sides of the city streets sport large bay doors and bundles of lumber and machinery behind barbed wire fences.  Within one warehouse on the 2400 block of Hull Street, the sounds of rhythmic thudding and a loud buzzer fills the air.  Here, nestled in the rough exterior of Richmond, is the boxing gym Ninth Dimension Sports Circle, owned by Coach Omar Aleem. Read more