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

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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07
Jun

Leigh Montville on Muhammad Ali and more Literary Notes

A new book depicts Muhammad Ali’s life between 1966 and 1971, while another examines controversial heavyweight Lucas Browne.

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19
Apr

From THE RING: The greatest heavyweight of all time

Author Thomas Hauser conducted a poll of 30 boxing experts to determine which big man personifies greatness in the glamour division.

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17
Apr

Keystone Cops at the New York State Athletic Commission

For far too long, the New York State Athletic Commission has been a comedy of errors courting a tragedy. Thomas Hauser reports.

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07
Mar

Paulie Malignaggi: ‘No more coming back now’

Paulie Malignaggi explains the difficulty of walking away from something you love. “It has to be ripped from you,” he said.

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