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Club Fights on Ice

15
Apr

Club Fights on Ice

With the the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs underway, we thought this column on hockey fights from award-winning writer Thomas Hauser was in order. Enjoy.

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14
Mar

Evander Holyfield: Fight Night is Different Now

March 10 marked Real Deal Boxing’s sixth fight card. The setting was Kings Theatre in Brooklyn. Thomas Hauser was there to chronicle Evander Holyfield’s foray into the promotional side of boxing.

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24
Jan

Wilder-Ortiz and the PED Shadow

The WBC has collected hefty fines from Luis Ortiz and Alexander Povetkin, who failed VADA testing prior to WBC heavyweight title bouts in 2016 and 2017. However, to date, none of that money has funneled back to VADA and the “Clean Boxing Program.”

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05
Dec

Miguel Cotto’s Last Fight: A Star Says Goodbye

On Saturday, December 2 at 7:15 p.m., Miguel Cotto walked into a dressing room at Madison Square Garden preparatory to...

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29
Sep

‘Ali: A Life’: A biography that’s not The Greatest

Jonathan Eig’s new book on the life of Muhammad Ali is well written but lacking in many ways.

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25
Sep

Canelo vs. Golovkin: Great expectations, Part II

Part II: Thomas Hauser experienced fight night from inside Canelo Alvarez’s dressing room. Here’s his report.

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24
Sep

Canelo vs. Golovkin: Great expectations

Part One: Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin was boxing’s most important fight of the year. Thomas Hauser puts the battle in perspective in a two-part special report for the RING.

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01
Aug

Mayweather-McGregor: Part III – The Larger Issues

Conor McGregor didn’t mention that Floyd Mayweather was criminally convicted multiple times for physically abusing women. Reminding people that hate speech translates into action would cost the promotion money.

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01
Aug

Mayweather-McGregor: Part II – The Dark Underside

There were times when the Mayweather-McGregor media tour resembled a bad porn film. Each day was uglier than the day before.

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30
Jul

Mayweather-McGregor: Part I – The Sting

People can con their way through a lot of things, but not through a professional boxing match. Conor McGregor isn’t even used to wearing shoes in combat.

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