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Watch: Sonnen Believes He Knows What’s At The Heart Of McGregor’s Mass Appeal

Elite combat athletes tend to be a very confident bunch on the whole, but even within that most assured of groups Conor McGregor’s self-confidence and belief stands out.  No matter what gargantuan challenge faces him or how little chance his critics afford him, the Irishman appears completely devoid of any doubt. And though he is famous for his promoting talents, …

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Watch: Teddy Atlas Goes Absolutely Berserk Over Golovkin Vs. Alvarez Decision

Veteran boxing analyst Teddy Atlas went off on one of his infamous rants on Saturday night, shortly after the middleweight title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas was controversially declared a draw. Most felt that Golovkin’s aggression, pressure and consistency had earned him a points victory over the more accurate but less …

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Twitter Rages At One Particular Judge As Golovkin – Alvarez Ends In Controversial Draw

Gennady Golovkin vs. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez – the fight – lived up to the hype that preceded it. Unfortunately, the scorecards ensured that boxing also lived up to a rather dirty reputation it has long held, especially among more casual fans – a reputation for producing regular confusion, controversy and baffling decisions in big fights, to the point that many …

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Willie Monroe Jr. Issues Angry Response To Incident Involving Billy Joe Saunders’ Son

Willie Monroe Jr. has threatened to sue Billy Joe Saunders, the Englishman’s promoter Frank Warren and even the British Boxing Board of Control over a bizarre incident that took place on Friday. Monroe challenges Saunders for his WBO middleweight title at the Copper Box Arena in London tonight, but at yesterday’s weigh-ins it was the fists of Saunders’ son that …

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s Five Greatest Knockouts

Yesterday, we brought you Gennady Golovkin’s five greatest knockouts. Today, we list the five best from his upcoming opponent Saul ‘Canelo Alvarez. ____ Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Alvarez, who made the jump to the paid ranks when he was 16 and has at just 27 already competed in 51 pro bouts, isn’t quite the puncher that Golovkin is, but he has …

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Gennady Golovkin’s Five Greatest Knockouts

This weekend, plutonium-fisted middleweight masochists Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez meet in a title fight that has boxing fans the world over salivating to the point of dangerous dehydration. It’s a fight that hasn’t been built up by a promotional blitzkrieg akin to the recent Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour – which is fortunate because neither man possesses the comedic …

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