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2016 Fighter Of The Year Nominees

Welcome to The Queensberry Rules’ annual year-end boxing awards, continuing throughout this week. Here’s how we do it around these parts: The major categories are Knockout of the Year, Round of the Year, Fight of the Year and Fighter of the Year. The final leg, which will finish after, is a pu-pu platter of awards ranging […]

TQBR Roundtable: Kovalev Vs Ward Edition

Whilst I admit we aren’t exactly the crew at My-T-Sharp, the staff here at TQBR is always up to gather round our smart phones and email each other at all hours of the night as we try to hash out our varying opinions of the sport’s biggest fights. Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward may not […]

The Liver Punch: Adios Chino

It’s a little anti-climactic to learn of the retirement of someone who hasn’t fought in two years. Even the reaction to the news of Marcos Maidana’s official retirement was a bit strange. Normally when fans hear a favorite fighter is leaving the sport it’s met with bitter joy because the guy is usually shot and […]

Andre Ward Cruises, Everyone Else Snoozes

Welp, Andre Ward vs Alexander Brand Saturday night on HBO didn’t do much to sell Ward vs Sergey Kovalev in the fall, but everyone probably still will watch anyway. Ward won every round with ease, but struggled to hurt the awkward, survival-oriented Brand, making for a snoozer. On paper it was pretty obvious that this […]

Andre Ward Stays Hungry

Former super middleweight champion Andre Ward shared some insights on how he has managed to stay undefeated since he was 12 years old, speaking at a press conference in Oakland on Thursday. Thirty two year old Ward, who is unbeaten in 29 bouts, is now campaigning in the light heavyweight division. Along with Floyd Mayweather, Ward […]

This Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Andre Ward And The Olympics

Andre Ward, son of the guy pictured above (or, like, his brother? the trinity is confusing) is back this weekend. So are the 2016 Olympics. Andre Ward vs Alexander Brand, Saturday, HBO, Oakland Calif. This doesn’t figure to be much of a test at all for Ward in advance of his fall showdown with a […]

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