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Gray Matter: The Bible of Boxing and memories to last a lifetime

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21
Oct

Gray Matter: The Bible of Boxing and memories to last a lifetime

Hey Guys You may or may not have heard that today is my final day at The Ring, so I’m signing...

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18
Sep

Gray Matter: Canelo gently closes the book on GGG, Bivol’s style is still poison

Well, it was certainly more Leonard-Duran 3 than Ali-Frazier 3 – that’s for damn sure. The Canelo Alvarez-Gennadiy Golovkin rivalry concluded...

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23
Aug

Gray Matter: Forget belt throwing and regrets, let’s acknowledge Oleksandr Usyk

“AJ did this!” “AJ said that!” We’ve all been guilty of it since Saturday, but it’s time to take a warm glass...

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18
Jul

Gray Matter: When Conor Benn-Chris Eubank Jr happens, be sure to embrace it

While it hasn’t been made official, rumors abound that a catchweight bout between Conor Benn and Chris Eubank Jr. is...

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10
Jul

Gray Matter: What Rey Vargas accomplished was career-defining, don’t forget it

The little guys in boxing get more exposure now than in any other era. A multiplicity of broadcasters and streaming giants...

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13
Mar

Gray Matter: Leigh Wood-Michael Conlan and their awe-inspiring near-tragedy

I spoke with The Ring editor-in-chief Doug Fischer during Leigh Wood-Michael Conlan fight week and predicted that we could see...

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06
Mar

Gray Matter: Chocolatito melts El Rey Martinez, greatness comes to San Diego

It doesn’t seem too long ago that we were collectively writing Roman Gonzalez's pugilistic obituary. On Sept 17, 2017, as he...

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20
Feb

Gray Matter: Kell Brook with the mic drop. Will he ride off into the sunset?

The AO Arena (formerly the Manchester Arena) is a 200-mile drive from my house and takes approximately three hours to...

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24
Oct

Gray Matter: Shakur Stevenson produces peak performance when it matters most

Muhammad Ali once explained his in-ring philosophy to British sportscaster and journalist Reg Gutteridge: “The main thing is – win!...

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10
Oct

Gray Matter: Deontay Wilder was extraordinary and Tyson Fury was better than that

Holyfield-Bowe 1. For my money, the last time there was a heavyweight championship showdown better than Fury-Wilder 3, it was Holyfield-Bowe...

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