Moshea Aleem Back in Action 4/30

Moshea Aleem Back in Action 4/30

Moshea Aleem (4-0 2KO), makes his ring return after a two year absence on the undercard of the April 30th WBC super middleweight title fight between Badou Jack and Lucian Bute.
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This Weekend in Boxing (4/29-4/30)

This Weekend in Boxing (4/29-4/30)

If you are like most of the world’s boxing fans, you’re waiting with anticipation for next weekend’s middleweight title pay-per view card featuring Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Amir Khan (or just waiting for it to be over). Nine days is still a long time to wait, but this is a weekend filled with a few super-middleweight contests in the mean time to keep you occupied. Read more

Sweet Science History: Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker

Sweet Science History: Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker

When the casual boxing fan thinks about the sport, it’s easy to get blinded by the warrior who packs explosive power. The fighter who has dynamite in each hand, and the grit to keep coming forward and look to deliver that explosiveness will steal the spotlight more times than not. However to some fans (mostly the die hard fans and purists), it is the elegant and graceful defensive capabilities that capture the eye, and perplex the mind. When discussing these defensive skill sets, it is hard to think of anybody who has displayed more technical acumen than Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker. Read more

Sweet Science History: Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes

Sweet Science History: Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes

Today, let’s take a look at the life and accomplishments of Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes. When looking at the Heavyweight division of the past, stuck in the era between the great Muhammad Ali and the always media friendly Mike Tyson, Holmes’ name often gets overlooked. Read more

Sweet Science History: Ricardo “El Finito” Lopez

Sweet Science History: Ricardo “El Finito” Lopez

Too often in this great sport we find ourselves focused on the politics and business ventures involved, rather than the brave warriors who lace up the gloves and put their health and livelihood on the line. More often still are the accomplishments and battles of some of these combatants overlooked due to fighting at a lower weight class than your Mike Tyson’s and Ray Leonard’s.   When boxing fans think of undefeated icons of the past, a few names come to mind, Rocky Marciano (49-0), Joe Calzaghe (46-0) but few people bring up Ricardo Lopez (51-0-1). Read more