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2015 Knockout Of The Year Nominees

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

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring The Boxcino Finals, Andre Dirrell And Alexander Povetkin

It’s spring (at least in the northern hemisphere), the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming and the boxers are… boxing. This week we’ve got the final episode of Friday Night Fights “Boxcino” tournament which is also the last episode of Friday Night Fights, period. There are also intriguing super middleweight and heavyweight fights, so […]

TQBR Radio 7/29: Gennady Golovkin Vs. Daniel Geale Recap

Irony: 2012 was the year that Kazakhstan created The ATOM Project, a nuclear nonproliferation campaign, yet also the year that it sicked Gennady Golovkin’s destructive capabilities upon the U.S. via HBO. Golovkin drawing something like 8,000 to Madison Square Garden against Daniel Geale is a far cry from featherweight Fidel LaBarba doing 22,000 against Kid […]

Interviews About What’s Next For Sergio Martinez, Vasyl Lomachenko And Others

This weekend TQBR had a chance to talk to Main Events’ Kathy Duva, fellow promoter Lou DiBella and manager Egis Klimas about their plans for the fighters they represent. In a previous post, they talked about Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello. Here, they talk about Sergio Martinez, Vasyl Lomachenko, Evgeny Gradovich, a featherweight tournament, Curtis […]

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being — Ricardo Lopez And The Kazakh KO King

Returning home at around midnight last night, I switched on the earlier BoxNation card and gamely attempted to stave off sleep. It didn’t work. No sooner had I watched Chris Eubank, Jr. destroy another journeyman when I promptly dozed off. I awoke some two hours later, in the midst of Mike Perez’s entrance for his […]

Golovkin Vs. Geale Results: Late Point Deduction Gives Bryant Jennings Win

(Donald Trump and wife Melania Knauss-Trump at Madison Square Garden for Saturday’s fights. Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports) NEW YORK CITY — An ultra-close fight was decided by a razor-thin margin where a 12th round point deduction gave heavyweight Bryant Jennings a win over Mike Perez that would’ve otherwise been a draw. And it’ll probably […]

Running Golovkin Vs. Geale Undercard Results

NEW YORK CITY — It’s a short off-TV undercard, with just three bouts leading up to the main event Saturday night between Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Geale. We’ll cover those three here, then do separate posts for Golvokin-Geale and the televised undercard bout, the heavyweight clash between Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez. The three bouts […]

Boxcino 2014: The Lightweights Deliver Again

I love tournaments and the lightweight Boxcino tournament is why I love them. Five weeks ago, we were treated to an excellent opening round, and the semifinals from the Four Bears Casino in Newtown, N. Dakota Friday on ESPN2 were even better. The opening bout between Miguel Gonzalez and Fernando Carcamo produced the most gif-worthy […]

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