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2018: Champions whom will stay, whom will go and prospects to watch – Part two

Please click here to read Part One.   Welcome back to my annual look into the unfolding narratives and storylines of boxing (the second of three installments), a hopefully accurate and thought-provoking preview of every weight class from strawweight to heavyweight. Peering into this future, aided by my crystal boxing glove, becomes harder as the […]

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2018: Champions whom will stay, whom will go and prospects to watch – Part one

It is that time of year again, my own little Christmas tale, in which I make predictions that may haunt me like the Ghost of Christmas Past. This is my annual look into the future of boxing, hopefully an edifying preview of every weight class from strawweight (105 pounds) to heavyweight (200-plus). Yes, I take […]

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A Hurd mentality

  There are some well-known boxers who are afforded what some boxing fans view as an easy path to a world title shot. That is not the case with Jarrett “Swift” Hurd, who envisions himself as a modern-day Marvin Hagler. The Maryland native is developing into an attraction with burgeoning name recognition, thanks to exciting […]

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Amir Imam’s first chance may be Don King’s last

From the mid-1970s into the early-2000s, Don King was the Tyrannosaurus Rex of boxing, terrorizing or devouring everything in his path, whether it be a fellow promoter or boxer who refused to sign with his firm. Now King is just another boxing dinosaur holding on to his last vestiges of prestige. One of the few […]

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2015: Champions who will stay, who will go and prospects to keep an eye on

Welcome to my annual look into the future of boxing, hopefully an edifying preview of every weight class from strawweight to heavyweight. I strive for inclusivity, embracing neglected European, Asian, South American regions and fighters who weigh less than 118 pounds. Yes, I take the time to investigate boxers below bantamweight where few American surnames […]

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2015: Champions who will stay, who will go and prospects to keep an eye on-part II

Please click here for part one   Welcome back to my annual look into the future (the second of three installments), a hopefully accurate and thought-provoking preview of every weight class from strawweight to heavyweight. Peering into the future, aided by my crystal boxing glove, becomes harder as the weight rises and larger sums of […]

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