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SweetScientific

  • joined Mar 20, 2012
  • last login Jun 30, 2014
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Huge boxing fan for 16 years. Looking to become a trainer sometime down the line.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB San Diego Padres
  • NFL Arizona Cardinals
  • NCAAF Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  • NHL New York Islanders
  • Boxing Robert Guerrero, Felix Trinidad, James Toney, Chad Dawson, Anselmo Moreno, Jorge Arce, Floyd Mayweather, Jose Luis Castillo, Ricky Hatton, Miguel Cotto, Vernon Forrest, Timothy Bradley, Kell Brook, Andre Ward, Sergio Martinez, Canelo Alvarez
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You Cannot Compare The Career of Carlos Monzon To That Of Chael Sonnen, And Yet Kyle McLachlan From Bloodyelbow Did Just That

In an article titled "BE Round Table: Chael Sonnen's Legacy Part 2-Should He Go In The UFC Hall of Fame" , Bloody Elbow staff writer Kyle McLachlan wrote the following: "Just as the boxing 'Hall of...

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Andre Ward Is Foreign To Us, Carl Froch Is Not, That Is Why We Celebrate One More So Than The Other

In a world where good is bad, and bad is good, society reflects those biblical words of wisdom in every aspect of out culture, sports, and political system. We are so quick to sympathize with the...

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Burns Vs. Crawford: Can the Omaha Prospect Make Good on the Hype, Or Is He Jeff Lacy?

There are two modes of thinking on the big lightweight title fight taking place in Glasgow between champion Ricky Burns of Scotland and Terence Crawford of Omaha, Nebraska. The hype surrounding the...

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Fighter Profile: The Overrated Everything About Carl Froch

It's not that I dislike Carl Froch...okay I dislike Carl Froch; but how can you not? I have long argued and discussed with many fellow boxing fans, particularly from the UK, on Twitter, concerning...

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UK Prize Fighter Spotlight: Yes, James Toney Could Win the Whole Thing

At age 45 one can't exactly make the claim that James Toney is still going strong. Within the last few years he's lost to opponents, who in his prime he would have dismantled with ease. The 2003...

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Late Fall Rankings (Sept. 14-Nov) P4P, Junior Middleweight, Lightweight, Middleweight, Junior Welterweight

Criteria: I don't recognize interim champions, regular champions or fighters who haven't defended a title in a particular weight division in a year's time as that division's current #1. Pound for...

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The Double Standards of Dominance, On Alvarez, The Bandwagon Lost It's Wheels, Does the Crowd Beckon...Maravilla, Maravilla?

The Double Standards of Dominance Unfortunately I miss the big fight on Saturday because I had to work. But from what I'm hearing on Twitter from a slew of Monday morning quarterbacks, depending...

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The One That Got Away: "The One" Is What Mayweather-Pacquiao Should Have Been 3 1/2 Years Ago

Oh how fortunes and the fate of two fighters seem to shift. How in an instant, via KO punch from your age old rival can the likelihood of a 100+ million dollar prizefight twist and turn slowly down...

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Is Adrien Broner More Prince Naseem Than Floyd Mayweather? A Win Over Paulie Malignaggi Won't Answer This Question, For It Is A Long Term One

"Prince" Naseem Hamed was arguably one of the most talented, and hardest punchers to ever emerge from Great Britain's rich boxing history. The 'Prince" had it all, style, flash, arrogance, talent,...

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Early Summer Rankings: Light Heavyweight, P4P, Junior Middleweight, Super Middleweight, Lightweight, Welterweight, Chad Dawson and Jose Lopez

Criteria: I don't recognize "Super" and "Regular" status for champions, nor do I recognize Champions Emeritus or Interim titles. If a fighter has fought in a certain division more recently than his...

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Froch-Kessler II Highlights The Greatness and Conundrum That Is Andre Ward

The rematch between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler this Saturday at the 02 Arena will essentially decide who is the second fiddle to Andre Ward at 168 pounds. Both men were soundly defeated by Ward...

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MMA VS. Boxing: Natural Instinct Vs. Multiple Disciplines Vs. Reality Vs. Fantasy

I don't care what Jon Jones condescendingly says during a radio interview when asked about boxing and mma and whether or not one is closer to an actual real fight than the other. Reality might have...

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Mayweather-Khan Would Be My Choice for Floyd's Next Fight

There's no other established, credible British star below 168 that could make a fight with Floyd Mayweather one of the biggest events on both sides of the pond. Amir Khan is what he is at this...

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Spring Rankings: P4P, What's Next For Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux

Criteria: I don't recognize "Regular" or "Super" champion status, nor do I recognize Champions Emeritus. Rankings are based on body of work up until the date period of said rankings. Defeating a...

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Boxing Farce: Broner vs Malignaggi

I like Adrien Broner for what he is: An arrogant, often times annoying young champion who has at his fingertips the boxing world and all its treasures, along with some of the most obvious and...

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Adrien Broner's Moment: How Golden Boy Can Market This Breakout Star

Last night was yet another confirmation of the obvious, though the obvious in regards to Adrien Broner it seems somehow finds itself overlooked by fans who for many reasons, some irrational, some...

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Great Expectations: Ronda Rousey and Adrien Broner

Ronda Rousey and Adrien Broner: Are they combat sports' next big thing, or products of promotion? One is a flashy, trash talking rising star from Cincinnati, the other an outspoken former...

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A Kind History: Why The Rise of Adrien Broner Has Prompted A Sudden Appreciation For Floyd Mayweather on My Part

"Pretty Boy Floyd, I'm the best. The creme de la creme; can't beat me, they better join me" 2005 was a transition year in boxing. As the Roy Jones era in the sport came to a sad end at the hands...

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Why Rampage Jackson Should Stay Far Away From Professional Boxing

First off, let it be known on this day that the three most attractive female fighters in the world are Marlen Esparza, Marloes Coenen, and Tiffany Van Soest. I have declare as such, and therefore a...

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Why The Push For Donaire-Rigondeaux and Not Donaire-Mares?

What I mean by the title is why have fans been pushing for Donaire to fight Rigondeaux more so than Donaire to fight Abner Mares. The fans want both fights to happen, but the call for Nonito...

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Why Mikey Garcia Isn't the #1 Featherweight in the World Just Yet

Once upon a time the so called "Bible of Boxing", Ring Magazine had standards, prestige, and the type of credibility rarely seen in the sweet science. But as of late, the magazine has gone from...

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Jon Jones Needs A Rival, To Cement His Greatness

In boxing it's expected that all great champions at some point come across an opponent equally as great. It's as if God himself cleared the board, leaving only two men on deck to shape the moments...

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Final 2012 Ratings: P4P

Criteria: Interim Champions, "Super" Champions, and Champions Emeritus are not recognized as official champions. If two fighters hold a version of the same belt in a specific weight class the true...

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Holiday Ratings (December 15th-December 23rd) P4P, Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year, Prospect of the Year

Pound for Pound: 1. Floyd Mayweather 2. Nonito Donaire 3. Andre Ward 4. Sergio Martinez 5. Juan Manuel Marquez 6. Robert Guerrero 7. Timothy Bradley Jr. 8. Manny Pacquiao 9. Chris John 1...

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Just Short of Hall Honors: Fighters Who Could Have Been Hall Bound (Part I of II)

In celebration of recent International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees Arturo Gatti, Virgil Hill, and Myung-Woo Yuh, I thought it would be kind of interesting to talk about the fighters who at one...

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In Defense of Kid Nate, Against Those in Lockstep, and Forever Butt Hurt

I've always noticed something about mixed martial arts fans, particularly UFC fans: They love their sport so much they can't comprehend the idea, a very simple concept of some people not liking the...

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It Took Some Time But Boxing and The UFC Are No Longer at War with Each Other

Remember that time during boxing's irrelevance and the UFC's peak popularity years from about 2009-2011? That was around the same time fans and media outlets from both combat sports worlds started...

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Pre-Winter Ratings (November 17th-November 24th) Welterweight, P4P

Welterweight:1. Manny Pacquiao 2. Robert Guerrero 3. Timothy Bradley 4. Devon Alexander 5. Paulie Malignaggi 6. Kell Brook 7. Jan Zavec 8. Vyacheslav Senchenko 9. Andre Berto 10. Marcos...

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The Confirmation of Greatness: Gary Russell Jr.

I'm not one to throw around the word "great" or "greatness" because I've always felt like in sports especially that word has been used to label people who don't deserve it either because they...

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Mid-Fall Ratings (Oct. 17th-Nov. 10th) Super Bantamweight, Junior Welterweight, Heavyweight, P4P (What's Next)

Pound for Pound: 1. Floyd Mayweather (WBA Junior Middleweight Champion) 2. Andre Ward (Undisputed Super Middleweight Champion) 3. Sergio Martinez (Undisputed Middleweight Champion) 4. Nonito...

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