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SweetScientific

  • joined Mar 20, 2012
  • last login Aug 06, 2014
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Huge boxing fan for 16 years. Looking to become a trainer sometime down the line.

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  • 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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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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Conspiracies Abound: The Story Behind UFC 153

Last night I started a joke, no really; I was joking about the whole "fixed fight" thing. Or so I thought, perhaps it's no more out of bounds to question the legitimacy behind Anderson Silva's win...

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Strikeforce is Dying, and Showtime Couldn't Care Less

The end is neigh for Strikeforce and the only one not weeping is Stephen Espinoza and Showtime. When the two companies came together I'm sure their relationship was on solid ground, but when Zuffa...

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Who Had the Better Career? Hopkins/Jones Jr. III

Roy Jones Jr. ( Middleweight, Super Middleweight, Light Heavyweight, Heavyweight, Cruiserweight) Record: 55-8-0, 40 Knockouts Titles: IBF Middleweight, 3X WBC Light Heavyweight, 4X WBA Light...

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Pre-Fall Ratings (Updated, September 8th-19th)

Updated Criteria: I know longer recognize Floyd Mayweather Jr. as the WBC Welterweight Champion since he's been fighting in a different weight class since winning that title over Victor Ortiz back...

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Chasing Nostalgia: How Boxers Easily Deceive Themselves and Others

It's not unusual in sports to have the typical story of the comeback kid. In boxing, comebacks and multiple retirements are about as common as Brett Favre retiring and coming back to the NFL....

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End of Summer Rankings (Sept. 8-September 15th)

Great fight and a great performance from Andre Ward. It was bittersweet for me because two of my favorite fighters were in the ring with each other and one guy had to lose, so be it. As for Ward,...

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Ward v Dawson: Keys to Victory

Chad Dawson: Undisputed Light Heavyweight Champion #10 P4P Fighter in the World 6'3 Southpaw 30 Years Old Recent: UD (W, Bernard Hopkins) Strengths: Height, reach, tremendous coordination and...

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Is Jon Jones Ready for Prime Time?

What exaggerated expectations do saddle a young king. One waiting for his moment, young in appearance and even younger in his way of thinking. But often the case for young kings are the...

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El Maravillosa Bailarin: The Legacy of Sergio Martinez

How does greatness happen? Throughout our sports history greatness is often times expected of those who exhibit the kind of God given talent most of us wish we had. Whether it's Michael Jordan or...

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Welcome to Our Realm: Can I Get You Anything? Stay for the Continental Breakfast

Today for the first time mma fans experienced what we in the boxing world have been experiencing for so long it has become common place. UFC 151 and the much anticipated match up between Jon Jones...

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A Star Is Born in Cincinnati: My Take on the "Problem" Adrien Broner

Few fighters have come along and demanded the kind of presumptive hype, attention, and fame that Adrien Broner has in such a short stint of a career for the most part still in it's infancy. Broner,...

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Amir Khan's "Cart Before Horse" Syndrome

After last night's shocking stoppage defeat to Danny Garcia there are several reactions from the fans who were as insistent in their view that Khan would walk away with the victory as they were in...

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Mid-Summer Ratings (July 11th), Best Divisions in Boxing (Revised with Super Middleweight Ratings!)

Lightweight: 1. Antonio DeMarco (WBC) 2. Ricky Burns (WBO) 3. Kevin Mitchell 4. Miguel Vasquez (IBF) 5. Richard Abril 6. Sharif Bogere 7. John Molina Jr. 8. Jorge Linares 9. Hank Lundy 10. Gavin...

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Why Chael Sonnen Has More to Lose Against Anderson Silva

The art of fighting is one that mixes beauty with brutality. A soft skin mistress, and a violent lover, fighting is the most unforgiving and most honest thing a man or woman can get involved in....

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Mid-Summer Ratings: Welterweight, Light Welterweight, Pound for Pound (June 26th, 2012)

Pound for Pound 1. Floyd Mayweather (WBC, WBA) 2. Andre Ward (WBA, RING) 3. Juan Manuel Marquez ( WBO Interim) 4. Sergio Martinez (RING) 5. Manny Pacquiao 6. Nonito Donaire (WBO) 7. Chad Dawson (W...

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More to Gain: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. v Sergio Martinez

Alright guys, this weekend's clash between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andy Lee has come and gone with high praise for Junior after an impressive showing, and praise for Lee as well for hanging in...

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The Bob Arum Era Can't End Fast Enough/But Let's Stop the Manufactured Outrage Okay Folks

Like Don King from about 1975 to about 1999, Bob Arum has controlled a lion's share of boxing's power and influence. If last night's tragic robbery of his most high profile, highly influential, and...

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Boxing and the Inevitable Retirement of Manny Pacquiao

As we gear up for tonight's big main event between WBO Welterweight champ and pound for pound king Manny Pacquiao and undefeated pound for pound fighter Timothy Bradley, there have been several...

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David Price and Seth Mitchell: How to Properly Develop a Heavyweight

The heavyweight division for lack of a better term has been the baron wasteland of boxing for a little over a decade. It's been over ten years since the last meaningful heavyweight bout and even...

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Is Boxing Dead?

Not the sport but the art itself. Nazim Richardson said no one fights like Bernard Hopkins anymore. Andre Ward is boring, Chad Dawson has a boring style. I've heard the same thing said of Floyd...

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The UFC's New York Problem

The recent roadblock in their quest to legalize mixed martial arts in New York has the Zuffa brass and their fans scratching their heads. They ask: Who wouldn't want to allow us to operate inside...

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What the UFC Can Learn From Boxing

As a lifelong boxing fan I can recall the moments where the fights that were suppose to happen did happen. Whether it's by way of mandatory challenge, or the usual historic, financial, and fan...

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Post Fight Analysis: Haterade Edition, Credit to Miguel Cotto

I must admit i didn't see the big fight on Saturday but from what i read and what I was told by those who did, there were several key points that came about from what everyone across the board said...

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Hopkins/Dawson II Post Analysis: Limited Options for the Executioner

There's no shame in losing to a talent young fighter like Chad Dawson, especially when you're one of the greatest boxers of all time and a first ballot hall of famer. Bernard Hopkins made several...

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Why Jon Jones Makes a Better "Heel" Than "Hero"

Fighting without fanfare is just a brawl between two guys in a back alleyway fighting for twenty bucks and a round of free drinks at the local bar, or in the words of Bernard Hopkins two...

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Is Nonito Donaire Still the Best in the World at His Weight?

What can we say about the Bantamweight and Super Bantamweight division? Stacked, difficult, talented, one of the best in boxing; all of the above apply in this regard. And for one star fighter in...

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Jon Jones: Victim of Circumstance

Last night Jon Jones turned out a rather routine performance against Rashad Evans at UFC 145 in Atlanta. Since then, well we knew Jones would win but most didn't know how he would win, although we...

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Jones, Evans, and Ali: Why Boxer/MMA Fighter Comparisons Don't Work

Reading through a comment section for a really good and well thought out article explaining why Rashad Evans is more Muhammad Ali than Jon Jones I started thinking to myself: What makes two mma...

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Mr. Jones I Knew Muhammad Ali....And You're No Ali

"Float like a butterfly sting like bee, his hands can't hit what his eyes can't see" "I can drown a drink of water and kill a dead tree, don't mess with Muhammad Ali" "I've done something special,...

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