TQBR Radio 4/22: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Beibut Shumenov Recap, Much More

If Bernard Hopkins were to go parasailing, we imagine him floating about to the tune of Kansas’ “Dust in the Wind.” Because he’s old. …because that’s what everyone wants to talk about when he fights. But thankfully us boxing fans seem to be barreling into a period of unrest for the sport, in a good […]

TQBR Radio 4/8: Tim Bradley Vs. Manny Pacquiao II Preview, With Scott Christ

What does it say about boxing, as a whole, that the first really big, meaningful fight of 2014 is happening about a quarter of the way through the calendar year? Really. That’s not a rhetorical question, and the answer probably won’t be in this post. Whatever quasi-philosophical approach you take to figuring out how this […]

TQBR Radio 4/1: Sergey Kovalev Vs. Cedric Agnew Recap

What exactly do we get when a predatory butcher like Sergey Kovalev is granted a major pay cable network time slot to pulverize a virtually unknown opponent, and have it mean…nothing at all? Well, boxing, that’s what. While Adonis Stevenson’s departure to Showtime and the subsequent implosion of a likely matchup against Kovalev isn’t quite […]