Diffusing the Notion of Power: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Diffusing the Notion of Power: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather By: Kirk Jackson The main argument Conor McGregor, UFC President Dana White, UFC’s legion of hardcore, biased followers, advocate is McGregor’s overall physical strength, youth, size and punching power. Essentially claiming these physical tools automatically dwarf anything the older, smaller, Floyd Mayweather can muster. Their

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Mayweather-McGregor: It’s All About The Money

Mayweather-McGregor: It’s All About The MoneyMayweather-McGregor: It’s All About The MoneyBy: Seamus McNally Unless you live under a rock, you have probably heard by now that former pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather (49–0, 26 KOs) will return from a 23-month layoff to face UFC lightweight champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor (21–3, 18 KOs) in a 12-round junior middleweight boxing match on August 26th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mayweather, one of the greatest boxers of all…

Ward Stops Kovalev With Violent Body Attack

Ward Stops Kovalev With Violent Body Attack Ward Stops Kovalev With Violent Body AttackBy: Sean Crose No one could have predicted this. No one. For Andre Ward stopped the frightening Sergey Kovalev…with body blows in the eighth round. Truly, it was a stunning and brutal end for the light heavyweight title fight. For it was

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Re-Visiting the Ward vs. Kovalev I “Robbery”

Re-Visiting the Ward vs. Kovalev I “Robbery”Re-Visiting the Ward vs. Kovalev I “Robbery”By: Matt O’Brien In the immediate aftermath of Andre Ward’s unanimous victory over Sergey Kovalev in their first fight last November, emotions from both sets of fans were running high and the controversial nature of the decision elicited some intense scrutiny of the judges’ scorecards. Cries of “robbery” flooded the web, with a deluge of fans enthusiastically taking up the “boxing is crooked” narrative. With the immediate rematch looming, here I take a look back and re-examine some of the …

Ward, Kovalev Conference Calls Showcase Differences In Character

Ward, Kovalev Conference Calls Showcase Differences In Character Ward, Kovalev Conference Calls Showcase Differences In CharacterBy: Sean Crose Kovalev: “I hate him.” Ward: “He’s a good fighter.” Kovalev: “He didn’t deserve this belt.” Ward: “It doesn’t take a close decision to get criticism.” Kovalev: “I want to punish him.” Andre Ward. Sergey Kovalev. Two men.

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Top Rank PPV Preview: Jessie Magdaleno vs. Adeilson Dos Santos, Gilberto Ramirez vs. Max Bursak, Oscar Valdez vs. Miguel Marriaga

Top Rank PPV Preview: Jessie Magdaleno vs. Adeilson Dos Santos, Gilberto Ramirez vs. Max Bursak, Oscar Valdez vs. Miguel Marriaga Top Rank PPV Preview: Jessie Magdaleno vs. Adeilson Dos Santos, Gilberto Ramirez vs. Max Bursak, Oscar Valdez vs. Miguel MarriagaBy: William Holmes Bob Arum’s “three amigos”; Oscar Valdez, Gilberto Ramirez, and Jessie Magdaleno will compete

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