The most over-hyped events in sports history

Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s victory over with MMA champion — and boxing rookie — Conor McGregor captivated audiences due to its novelty, gambling, trash-talking and relentless hype. While boxing promoters are the masters of over-hype, here's a look at some of the most over-hyped events in sports history. Hyped events that lived up to the billing are excluded — this is for the events that...
August 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Clemson-Alabama has high bar to reach historic rematches

TAMPA, Fla. — A rematch can redefine everything. Joe Louis turned the shocking first defeat of his career into his greatest triumph, knocking out Max Schmeling and Nazi propaganda in 124 seconds. LeBron James swatted away Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought instead of watching the Warriors celebrate their record-setting season with another title. Johnny Podres brought...
Via New York Post
January 07, 2017

Jack Culcay and Dennis Hogan square off Dec 5th in Germany

Jack Culcay (20-1, 10 KOs) will go up against Dennis Hogan (22-0-1, 7 KOs) on December 5 at the Inselparkhalle in Hamburg, Germany. The fight was initially scheduled to take place on September 26 in Berlin as part of Team Sauerland’s ‘Next Generation’ event at the Max Schmeling Halle, but due to a spate of injuries the show was cancelled. ‘Golden Jack’ will now face the Irish-born...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Zeuge & Jack Culcay featured on Sauerland 35th anniversary card Sept 26th in Berlin

To celebrate 35 years since ‘Hall of Fame’ promoter Wilfried Sauerland staged his first show on German soil, Team Sauerland present a special anniversary show on September 26 at the Max Schmeling Halle in Berlin, headlined by rising German stars Jack Culcay (20-1, 10 KOs) and Tyron Zeuge (17-0, 10 KOs). On September 26, 1980, Sauerland began his endeavor to bring big-time boxing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Drunk History: Joe Louis Vs. Max Schmeling

That this slipped by us is tragic. Thanks for getting us back on point, Reddit. “Drunk History” on Comedy Central is terrific, and it took on a great moment in boxing history last week. The above video is incomplete, but if you have any kind of “On Demand” through your cable or satellite provider, the whole episode is available. The rest is damn funny, too. Pretty sure this is a...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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