A look back at Boston boxing history, from John L. Sullivan to Jack Johnson & more

Many may not know that Boston is a city that has had a long and rich history with the sweet science. On Saturday, May 23, world championship boxing is officially back in Beantown when Premier Boxing Champions on NBC returns with a showdown between Andre Dirrell and James DeGale at Boston University’s Agganis Arena. The last time Boston saw a world championship fight was May 23...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: George Godfrey Smashes “Denver” Ed Smith

Over a century of gloved prizefighting has been logged, and still the sport is fumbling its way through its own Dark Ages. There are still disputes over gloves, television and media rights, race’s place in boxing, and much more. There was something special about the chunk of time right before the start of the 20th century, though. Whereas these days the formula for putting on good...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 strongest heavyweights in boxing history

Who Were the Strongest Heavyweight Boxers All-Time? Strength is an often misunderstood aspect of boxing, especially by the casual sports fan, because so many think strength = power. In truth, punching power is generated by sound technique more than sheer muscle, especially for concussive punchers. Only a few rely even partly on brute strength to generate bombs. Instead, physical...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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