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‘TANK’ DAVIS: “I’LL FIGHT WHOEVER”

  BY: CHRIS HENDERSON (@Hendersonboxing)     The phone call came while he was asleep and with it an entire training camp of preparation seem wasted as Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis found out his opponent, Abner Mares, had suffered an injury and would be unable to fight. It was only a matter of hours however before … Continued

SERGIO BORGES’S OUT OF THE BOX: ‘LOWER CLASS’

  BY: Sergio F. Borges I remember my biggest complex as a fourteen-year-old teenager was that I was “that” kid in high-school that looked like he belonged in middle-school. I was short and skinny, like a bantamweight. I was always the last person picked for a basketball game during PE class. With time though, perceptions … Continued

Final lineup for Atlanta Super Brawl

Amy Green Press Release   Atlanta, GA- Revel Atlanta presents Atlanta Fight Club Super Brawl on Thursday, January 31, at Revel Night Club in West Midtown Atlanta. Super Brawl is a VIP, star studded event with celebrities and athletes out to enjoy a night of fight action. Headlining the event is Atlanta’s hottest boxing prospect, … Continued

THURMAN AND HIS PLACE AT 147

  By: Chris Henderson @HendersonBoxing This Saturday Keith Thurman will make his long awaited return to an exceptionally talented welterweight division as he steps in the ring for the first time in almost two years at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to face veteran Josesito Lopez. Thurman suffered an injury to his elbow that required … Continued

Broner Continues To Be An Enigma In Boxing

  Simon Ruvalcaba An excerpt from a past article I wrote (fighthype.com August 2, 2012 “Boxing Still Provides a Cup of Tea For Every Fan”): Adrien Broner: “Broner is probably the biggest enigma (in boxing). Some of his antics include brushing off making weight for his fight with Vicente Escobedo to taking his own sweet … Continued

Pacquiao-Broner: Punchline Staff and Colleague Picks!

  Simon Ruvalcaba It’s on tonight! Pacquiao vs Broner in 2019’s first major bout of the year! Here is how Punchline staff and special guests feel about the bout! It should be a good one! Kelly Pavlik– I got Pac, I guess? There is too many scenarios in this fight. James Dominguez– Broner by split … Continued

BREAK IT DOWN WITH CHRIS HENDERSON: PACQUIAO-BRONER

  Chris Henderson At first glance this fight screams mismatch. In one corner stands an 8-division world champion in Manny Pacquiao and in the other corner stands the resident class clown of boxing, Adrien Broner. But, if you look a little deeper the 8-division champ just turned 40 and the class clown is a 4-division … Continued

Kelly Pavlik “Ghost” Stories!

  Simon Ruvalcaba With a recent trip to Los Angeles, spending a couple of days hanging with Kelly Pavlik and James Dominguez, there are 2 stories that I learned about during the trip that I’ll be sharing. No, they aren’t the story of how James and Kelly argue like a married couple…lol. All and all, … Continued

SERGIO F. BORGES’S OUT OF THE BOX: THE BEGINNING OF AN ERA

Sergio F. Borges We’ve all heard the clichés, “I wish I lived in this era,” and “time repeats itself.” An era is a time period…so in theory, eras repeat themselves. Don’t get me wrong, I would embrace this — especially when it comes to the sweet science. You imagine? Boxing eras repeating themselves…that sounds like … Continued

LANELL BELLOWS RETURNS TO THE RING JANUARY 17

  PRESS RELEASE Thursday January 17, Lanell “KO” Bellows makes his first 2019 appearance at the MGM Arena on “Thursday Night Fights” in Las Vegas. Bellows, described as “TMT’s hardest working fighter” (18-3-2, 11 KO’s) will face Travis Reeves of Baltimore, (16-3-2, 7 KO’s) in a scheduled 10 round bout. “I’m looking to start my … Continued