Larry Merchant Archives - Undisputed Champion Network

Canelo-GGG heads to Vegas: Are you really surprised?

You didn’t have to be a genius to predict that Las Vegas was the most likely candidate to host the mega-fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez.

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Canelo-GGG: We know when but where?

OK, so we know we’re getting Saul Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin in the waning days of this summer…but where exactly will this epic throwdown be hosted?

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Deja vu for Kathy Duva and Main Events

Last Saturday night’s Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev bout could be described as ‘same thing, different day’ for Kathy Duva and Main Events. Steve Kim reports.

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Darktober

Nothing from nothing leaves nothing or, in the case of HBO and Showtime, that’s the whole month of October. Billy Preston and Steve Kim report.

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UCN Week in Review – Merchant’s Couch and Arum’s Revenge

We love the 80s. Octogenarians and a UK UCN imposter rule this Week in Review

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New York, New York?

Could a new mandate regarding insurance for brain injuries in New York change the landscape of boxing in the Empire State? Steve Kim reports.

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Legitimizing Linares

With Jorge Linares’ big lightweight championship win over Anthony Crolla on Saturday, he also gained a new distinction: Legitimacy. Steve Kim reports.

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What Muhammad Ali meant to me (and competitive mourning)

Steve Kim candidly breaks down what the late Muhammad Ali meant to him and addresses the self-serving attitudes of those offering eulogies on social media.

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The necessary evil

So, what exactly was the impetus of a tentative Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol match-up? Top Rank Promotions’ Bob Arum knows and Steve Kim reports.

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UCN Exclusive – Steve Kim Sits with Larry Merchant

Steve Kim sat with legendary Larry Merchant to discuss the current state of boxing, its storied history, and your tweets.

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