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Fight Night Guide – The Ultimate Weekend Preview (April 20 edition)

Originally programmed for April 7, this rare fight between two former FOTY participants holds more interest for “The Jackal” Frampton (24-1-0, 14 KOs) who has more

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Spike O’Sullivan Got Stranded at the Altar Once Again

Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan knows what it’s like to be stranded at the altar. Back in January, it was announced that O’Sullivan would fight Daniel Jacobs at Barclays

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Two Schools Of Thought on Tyson Fury’s Comeback

but he fought a smart fight giving Klitschko doses of things he’d never been confronted with before and managed to get inside Wladimir’s head before and during the fight.

The Sweet Science Comes Up Big in the Annual BWAA Writing Awards

Over the years The Sweet Science has performed well in the annual writing competition sponsored by the Boxing Writers Association of America. 2017 was no exception.

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The Four Faces on the Mount Rushmore of Boxing: A New TSS Survey

In this survey we posed a hypothetical question: Suppose that there was going to be a Mount Rushmore of Boxing with the faces of four boxers carved on to a granite mountain

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Fight Night Guide – The Ultimate Weekend Preview (April 20 edition)

The Fight Night Guide brings you a brief preview of every upcoming weekend’s most relevant fights compiled by the writing staff of Zona de Boxeo and The Sweet Science, with all the basic information you need to know to check out the action and to know what to expect from every fighter. Follow us every week at #FNG @TSSboxingnews @Morillaboxi...

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Spike O’Sullivan Got Stranded at the Altar Once Again

Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan knows what it’s like to be stranded at the altar. Back in January, it was announced that O’Sullivan would fight Daniel Jacobs at Barclays Center on April 28, but then Jacobs’ promoter Eddie Hearn did an about-face and dumped Spike in favor of Poland’s Maciej Sulecki. More recently, it seemed that Sullivan ...

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Two Schools Of Thought on Tyson Fury’s Comeback

Well, it's official, former heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, 29, who hasn't fought since November of 2015, announced he'll be returning to the ring on June 9th at the Manchester Arena. The last time Fury laced them up he zigged and zagged and feinted the recognized top dog in the heavyweight division, Wladimir Klitschko, out of his IBF/WBO/WBA ti...

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Diego’s Spit Bucket: A Clumsy Come-Hither for GGG-Martirosyan and More

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla. Follow us every week at #SBatTSS and @TSSboxingnews Somewhere Beyond the Sea We hear a lot about Mexico vs. Puerto Rico, or Argentina vs. Colombia, or… well… real Mexicans vs. California M...

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Hot Prospects on Display in Back-to-Back SoCal Fight Cards

The San Fernando Valley heats up again this weekend as Bash Entertainment brings back-to-back fight cards. A pair of super featherweights headline the card on Friday April 20, at the Marriott Burbank Hotel in Burbank, California. Jarret Jeter (7-2-1) meets Samuel Yniquez (5-6-4) in the main event. It will not be televised. Both Jeter and...

The Sweet Science Comes Up Big in the Annual BWAA Writing Awards

Over the years The Sweet Science has performed well in the annual writing competition sponsored by the Boxing Writers Association of America. 2017 was no exception. Venerable Thomas Hauser, the author of more than 50 books including the definitive biography of Muhammad Ali, led the way in the “Bernie Awards” named in honor of TSS mainst...

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The Four Faces on the Mount Rushmore of Boxing: A New TSS Survey

In this survey we posed a hypothetical question: Suppose that there was going to be a Mount Rushmore of Boxing with the faces of four boxers carved on to a granite mountain. Further suppose that a duly authorized panel decided that Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, and Muhammad Ali would be three of the four, but could not agree on who warranted ...

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Adrien Broner is Again at the Crossroads and Saying All the Right Things

His nickname is "The Problem" and I can’t think of another fighter whose nickname is a better fit. After winning world titles at 130, 135, 140 and 147 by the age of 28, Broner has created more problems for himself than mostly anyone else in boxing. Since suffering his first setback against hard hitting Marcos Maidana back in December of 2...

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Monday Morning Cornermen (April 16 edition)

In this section of The Sweet Science, we step back and take a critical look at the fights that took place on the previous weekend to create a final wrap-up of all the major boxing events. Follow us every Monday at #MMCatTSS and @TSSboxingnews   Boxing is Back in the Wrong Section of the News Even considering the amount of information tr...

Three Punch Combo: Davis vs. Cuellar Harks to Broner-Maidana and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO: Gervonta Davis (19-0, 18 KO’s) will look to regain a 130-pound title belt when he faces Jesus Cuellar (28-2, 21 KO’s) this Saturday night in Brooklyn, NY. The brash young Davis is heavily favored but this fight has a lot of similarities to that of Adrien Broner’s upset defeat to Marcos Maidana in 2013. Make no mista...