THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE
It’s seldom easy selecting Fighter of the Year, and doing so for 2017 was more difficult than usual because there wasn’t a clear frontrunner among the top candidates.
Vasyl Lomachenko, Terence Crawford, Mikey Garcia, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and Anthony Joshua all excelled at the highest level of the sport last year. But with the exception of Sor Rungvisai, all defeated opposition they were favored to beat.read more
FIGHTERS WHO LEARN THE ROPES IN THE AMATEUR RANKS (GGG) OR AS YOUNG PROS (CANELO) CAN REACH THE SAME HEIGHTS
Vasyl Lomachenko’s legendary amateur credentials earned him a title shot in only his second professional bout, in 2014. He lost that fight to Orlando Salido, a less talented, less skilled fighter with no amateur background to speak of.read more
NEVER BREAK THE CODE
GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX BETRAYED HIMSELF WHEN HE QUIT AGAINST VASYL LOMACHENKO
This is one in a series of columns from all-time great Bernard Hopkins as told to Joseph Santoliquito about ring tactics, what’s currently going on in boxing and what all fighters should know in and out of the ring.read more