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Bert Sugar Was The Face of Boxing For A Lost Sport


By Rich Mancuso NEW YORK -You did not have to know Bert Randolph Sugar on a personal basis. His presence was known with the unlit cigar etched in his mouth, a fedora hat on his head and always a blazer and bright tie, a part of his attire. And, when it came to the sport of boxing, you went to him for an answer. The 75-year old renowned author and boxing More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Monday, February 27th, 2012

As Hopkins and Dawson Get Ready, Schaefer: “Everything Fine With Arum “

By Rich Mancuso According to Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, there are no differences with Bob Arum. In fact, Schaefer who presided over the Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson return bout press conference, More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Tim Bradley Knew He Was Next For Pacquiao

By Rich Mancuso Manny Pacquiao quickly left the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City and met a throng of fans Thursday afternoon. This is nothing unusual for Pacquiao, who has a love affair with his fans More...

Former WBA heavyweight champion Haye punches Chisora during a news conference following the WBC heavyweight bout between Klitschko and Chisora in Munich
By Rich Mancuso On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Chisora – Haye Brawl: The Post Fight Presser Should Have Been Banned

By Rich Mancuso View the Dereck Chisora and David Haye brawl at a post-fight press conference, seen by thousands on video, and there should be no further questions or answers. Boxing needs an attitude adjustment More...

By Rich Mancuso On Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Mosley Gets One More Opportunity With Alvarez

By Rich Mancuso After Shane Mosley met Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden in New York City the day after, he was still a popular fighter. As he took a walk around Times Square fans would tell him that he was More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Nothing New With Klitschko

By Rich Mancuso Vitali Klitschko, the WBC heavyweight champion had a media conference call from Munich Germany Wednesday. He said there was nothing new to say about himself as he prepares to meet Dereck Chisora More...

By Rich Mancuso On Friday, February 17th, 2012

Time To Censor Mayweather’s Mouth and Use His Fists

By Rich Mancuso Okay, have we not heard the racial insinuations from Floyd Mayweather Jr. before? He has attacked Manny Pacquiao about his Filipino decent, and now goes to another orbit and set a barn fire with More...

By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, February 16th, 2012
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Bradley and Pacquiao About To Sign The Deal

By Rich Mancuso Timothy Bradley signed with Top Rank to get his opportunity, a chance to meet Manny Pacquiao. After back-and-forth negotiations, and after Bob Arum and Pacquiao weighed options for the next opponent, More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Is Chavez Jr. Avoiding Sergio?

By Rich Mancuso Lou Dibella said this week that WBC Middleweight champion Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. must defend his title against his champion Sergio Martinez, or vacate the title. It was a statement directed more More...

By Rich Mancuso On Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Abner Mares: “Major Fights Are More Important Than A Title”

By Rich Mancuso To Abner Mares a boxing title is not significant. Perhaps that explains why the bantamweight relinquished his IBF championship this week. This latest turn of events, in the more exciting and noted More...