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Bad Judging in Close Fights: A View Through the Kaleidoscope

First things first. This was a good fight. This was an entertaining fight. This was a close fight. And this was a fight with a great atmosphere. I had Trout winning 114-113. But it was a close...

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Pacquiao/Bradley: What Happened?

Cross-posted from the Debate Link * * * Cards on the table time: I was watching with friends so I didn't formally score the fight. I thought Pacquiao won. Everyone watching with me thought...

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Top Ten Boxers I'm Glad Won Titles (1-5)

Cross-posted to The Debate Link. (See Boxers #6-10 and a description of this list here).

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Top Ten Boxers I'm Glad Won Titles (6-10)

Cross-posted to The Debate Link See Part II (boxers # 1-5) here. One of the most common complaints about the contemporary boxing landscape is the proliferation of "world titles". The WBC, WBA,...

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Peterson/Khan Recap: About the Ref, Judges, and Everything Else

Cross-posted to The Debate Link Last night, Lamont Peterson won a close split-decision victory over titlist Amir Khan in Peterson's hometown of Washington, DC, lifting two belts in a massive upset...

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Welcome Back, James Kirkland

I thought it was wishful thinking.A few years ago, James Kirkland was fast becoming one of my favorite fighters. He had impressed me in fights against Eromosele Albert and Brian Vera, and a...

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Canadian Boxer or Jedi Knight?

A brief and amusing quiz (Now in Sporcle form!) (1) Bardan Jusik (2) Janks Trotter (3) Schiller Hyppolite (4) Kyle Katarn (5) Arash Usmanee (6) Corran Horn (7) Manolis Plaitis (8) Ghislain Maduma (...

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Boxing Labels: A Typology

A few years ago, I read a news report on Carlos Baldomir's miraculous 2006, in which he scored a shocking upset over Zab Judah to win the Ring Magazine lineal welterweight championship (he then...

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Why Francisco Lorenzo is the Real Villain of Dirrell-Abraham

Cross-posted to The Debate Link In what was, for the most part, an exciting if one-sided fight, Andre Dirrell (19-1, 12 KOs) prevailed over previously unbeaten, Super Six tournament leader Arthur...

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Martirosyan Tops Ouma in a Back and Forth War

Vanes Martirosyan survives the first stiff test of his career, winning a decision over Kassim Ouma.

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Boxer Moms

Another WaPo boxing profile, this time of two middle-aged female boxers. Both met through boxing, and when one couldn't find an over-35 opponent to step in the ring with her, the other decided,...

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Great WaPo Profile on The Blue Horizon

It's a fabulous piece, unfortunately written because the venerable venue is on the verge of closure. Television sanitizes boxing. Las Vegas glamorizes it. The Legendary Blue Horizon, which has...

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Caroline Wozniacki Boxes?

Here is something I did not know: Caroline Wozniacki, who recently made the final round of the US Open before falling to a comebacking Kim Clijsters (7-5, 6-3), boxes with Mikkel Kessler's trainer...

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