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2016 Knockout Of The Year Nominees

Welcome to The Queensberry Rules’ annual year-end boxing awards, beginning 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 from […]

Danny Garcia And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

Maybe it’s no fair to evoke the “cherry picker” meme with Danny Garcia planning to face Keith Thurman next year, but for one more night, it’s legit. Danny Garcia vs Samuel Vargas, Saturday, Spike, Philadelphia. So, yeah, Garcia is facing a guy who was fed to a still-green welterweight Errol Spence, Jr. last year. And Spence, […]

Quick Jabs: Manny Pacquiao On Homosexuality; Good Fights In The Works; More

There are a couple remarkable things about Manny Pacquiao’s recent remarks on homosexuality. His views in opposition to gay marriage were already well-known; that’s not new, and it’s not cool, nor has it ever been. No, what’s remarkable is the virulent nature of how he’s expressed those views lately, and how unrelenting he has been in […]

Javier Fortuna Slops His Way To Comprehensive Win

Javier Fortuna is just a mess now, but he’s still faster and hits harder than a lot of junior lightweights, which is how he won Tuesday night on Fox Sports 1. He stopped Carlos Velasquez in the 10th round of an ultra-sloppy performance that was annoying to behold. Thankfully, the undercard had a gem. Fortuna […]

2014 Boxing Awards Pu Pu Platter, Part II

Sick of the drip-drip-drip of year end boxing awards yet? Hard to blame you, hard to blame you. So we’ll bring out two enormous platters to conclude our 2014 awards. In the first installment, that flavor was heavy and serious. In the second one, that flavor is light and fluffy. Just add “award” at the […]

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Alex Leapai, Andrzej Fonfara And Tomoki Kameda

 Theattle hath a Mike Thython Thtatue? That’s crazy (and via our friends at r/boxing). Sadly, that’s about the craziest thing going on in boxing this week. Still, the previews for all of the week’s fights are below. Andrzej Fonfara Vs. Doudou Ngumbu, Saturday, Showtime, Chicago. Officially, this card is billed as The Homecoming, but is should probably […]

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