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Bernstein on Boxing

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Bernstein on Boxing

Above: Tim Tszyu enjoys the rain after his victory over Tony Harrison in March 2023. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) RISING...

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Jabs and Straight Writes

BROADCAST BOOM

NEW BOOK RECOUNTS THE RISE OF BOXING ON RADIO AND THEN TELEVISION


 

There was a time when boxing fans relied on newspapers for the most timely recounting of big fights. That changed in the 1920s with the mass commercialization of radio. Then, in the 1940s, television began the process of supplanting radio.

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Jabs and Straight Writes

FIGHTER FOR A DAY

Jim Thomas is best known as Evander Holyfield’s adviser but he had his own (extremely short) career as a kickboxer

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Bernstein on Boxing

Above: Isaac Cruz (right) became the latest titleholder at 140 pounds with his eighth-round stoppage of Rolando Romero. (Photo by...

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And the Nominees Are …

Above: Will Oleksandr Usyk be the face of heavyweight boxing after he faces Tyson Fury? (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images) THREE...

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