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John Genco

  • joined Feb 02, 2010
  • last login May 30, 2012
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How About a Little Scrapbooking!

Maybe the most memorable image in boxing history is that of Ali standing above a prone Liston, imploring him to get up. Everyone has seen the picture. Many even have the image on a rec room or gym...

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Who Has Turned a Stumbling Block into a Stepping Stone?

Andre Dirrell is talented enough, but is he tough enough? Andre Dirrell can be cute, but can he crush? Andre Dirrell has the slickness, but does he have the stamina? Those questions will be...

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Boxing Doppelgangers

Doppelganger = any double or look-a-like of a person. Everyone out there has a twin somewhere.  Have you ever heard...darn, you look just like my friend so-and-so?  Or maybe you have been told...

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What Makes You Root for Who?

In many ways boxing is different than team sports when it comes to fandom. If you went to college at Penn State or live in Pennsylvania then most likely Penn State is your favorite team. If you...

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The Mount Rushmore of Boxing

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln have had their iconic faces carved out of the Black Hills of South Dakota. The four former United States presidents were...

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Tyson Could be the Next Round Mound of Sound

Mike Tyson and Charles Barkley have more in common than you may think. Both men were undersized yet excelled in sports designed to benefit size. Tyson at 5'10 became the shortest heavyweight...

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I Must Avoid Bad Left Hook at all Costs.

Every sports fan has their unique story that is really so common it unites us all. Whether it was a poorly planned wedding of a close friend or relative, that falls on the same Saturday Ohio State...

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The Glory of Boxing Idioms

Alright, I'm about to "come out swinging"...ready to "take a swing" at boxing idioms.

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Best Party Ever!

The greatest party I've ever been to was my friend Hank's 2010 New Year's Eve party. And I can prove it. Hank had 10 different kinds of beer. 10 different vodkas and 10 whiskeys. For most of us, it...

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How to Turn a Win/Win into a Loss Without Even Trying

Sometimes perception-wise in boxing and sports in general, athletes can be put in tough situations. They are up against somebody they are expected to beat easily. And if they do, fans are unhappy...

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Lucky Strike?

The myth of a lucky punch is often retold when a long-shot contender ends a fight with a big shot... against a bigshot. The punch seems to come out of nowhere like the contender himself. Or the...

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It's a Wonderful Afterlife

It is often said of baseball players that they die twice. Once when they retire from the game and once when they actually pass. The same can be said about boxers, but a fighter's first death seems...

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What Mayweather vs Mosley Really Exposes

Statement 1.Floyd Mayweather would not be willing to put 40 million on the line if he didn't know he could handle Shane handily.

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Who Knows What with Pavlik and When did They Know?

It is no secret that athletes can have delicate psyches. Baseball players need constant reminders of their adequacy. Constant reinforcements that they are good enough. Baseball's highest paid...

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Why Froch is Bad News for Kessler

The good news for fight fans is Mikkel Kessler vs Carl Froch is one of the many match-ups in the Super Six that in-itself makes Showtime a bargain for any fan paying the dollars for the premium...

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Is Speed Better Than Power...Or is Defense Better Than Both?

In modern times a fighter must do everything well to be elite. But just doing everything well doesn’t make an elite fighter. They must also do at least one thing great. Sure there are some who did...

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Pavlik Moving Forward...

There's been a lot of talk that Sergio Martinez will beat Kelly Pavlik on April 17th. The theory is the Martinez has the same kind of movement that Bernard used to render Kelly so helpless. This...

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How MMA is Helping Boxing

Disclaimer: The following topic is more sensitive than Floyd Mayweather himself. It also comes with a request...those of you (far fewer than some want to acknowledge) with malice in your heart...

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A Clear Picture of Abraham vs Dirrell

Remember those out of focus pictures that were so hot in the late 80's? The ones that looked like a random design of shapes and colors. Then if you stared long enough while looking deep into the...

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Raw Deal Holyfield

All the outrage over Barry Bonds or Mark McGuire, all the disbelief and scorn heaped upon Roger Clements, over what? Some records that only a few poindexters, who have never actually played...

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Who Would Win Between a Boxer and a MMA?

In light of the soon-to-be James Toney fiasco...

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Back to the Future

Where have all the blockbusters gone? There are still a few every year. Many more to those that follow boxing closely. But why isn't boxing headlining the way it use to? Why don't today's starts...

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Where Are They Now?

Fighters can be fascinating for reasons that are as different as their styles in the ring.  Many of them have given fight fans several nights that they won't ever forget, but often the men...

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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

A rising tide lifts all boats…John F. Kennedy popularized the maxim way back in 1963. He was explaining that the improvement of the general economy will improve individual economy. In other words,...

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Historical Giants in the Land of the Modern Giant

Believe it or not Big George Foreman was no taller than Muhammad Ali.

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