THE GYPSY KING: BEATING JOSHUA, WOULD MAKE HIM THE G.O.A.T

The gypsy king. This last weekend Anthony Joshua destroyed his adversary Kubrat Pulev from Bulgaria with a convincing knockout. And now its arguable to say Britain is the home of world’s best two heavyweight boxers. And it has been a while since there has been an undisputed champion.   Some sources say it was Lennox Lewis who …

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BOXING & THE 1-2: HOW WILDER WAS DETHRONED

BOXING & THE 1-2: HOW WILDER WAS DETHRONED. The classical 1-2 combination is one basic combination one could learn from their first boxing class. Basic because its fundamental. Whether in a south paw or orthodox stance the jab and cross is universal. Some people may see these combinations as two basic. Afterall it is just …

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WHO INFLUENCED MIKE TYSON’S WAY OF FIGHTING?

Who influenced Mike Tyson’s Way of Fighting? “Muhammad Ali may have inspired Mike Tyson to box but Jack Dempsey influenced him on how to do it.” Cus Damato was Mike Tyson’s mentor and father figure. The guide that lead him out of the chaotic ghetto that was Brownsville. A genius of the sweet science, Cus D’amato fanned the flames as he forged a formidable fighter and most …

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WHO WAS THE REAL WINNER? MIKE TYSON VS ROY JONES JR

Who was the real winner? November 28th 2020 in Los Angeles’ Staple Centre, was an event that on paper was said to be an exhibition fight. Even as an exhibition, Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr is a dream, not even the late Burt Sugar, a god amongst boxing pundits would have predicted would happen. …

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HITTING WITH THE GROUND

HITTING WITH THE GROUND Pundits describe people that have knock out power as “genetically gifted”. Certain individuals may indeed have an innate physical force that brings devastation to their opponent when they kick or punch. These individuals have raw strength. On raw strength, one could argue or mention deterministic factors like genetics. Nonetheless, it has …

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BIENG TALL, THE DISADVANTAGE

Years ago, on the Dick Cavett Show, the youngest heavyweight to ever hold a heavyweight title made an appearance. This heavy weight was Mike Tyson, 20 years of age and a monster in the ring. What was fascinating about the interview was how authentic Mike Tyson was, he had won his first title by knocking …

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FURY AND HIS MENTAL FORCE

Tyson Fury last Sunday displayed more than his boxing prowess in defeating Deontay Wilder. Prior to their first encounter, the English Boxer was beyond overweight. Added to the mass of fat was the depression he felt. Having retired from boxing in its pinnacle of heights with the WBC belt being the only heavyweight championship belt …

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THE GYPSY KING CHAMPION

Saturday the 22nd of February at the Grand Arena, Las Vegas, hosted two heavy weight gods.  Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury. A second fight against these two heavyweight champions and future legends, with any mentions of Anthony Joshua as a faded echo. The first fight resulted in a draw, with some saying Deontay Wilder was …

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