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Articles by author: Andreas Hale(45 results)

Oscar De La Hoya's Hypocrisy is All About Floyd Mayweather

Oscar De La Hoya's Hypocrisy is All About Floyd Mayweather

By Andreas Hale - Remember that time that Oscar De La Hoya wrote an open letter to the boxing community asking them to boycott a fight between one of the best pound for pound fighters in history and t...Read More

What Would Boxing Look Like With Dana White as a Promoter?

What Would Boxing Look Like With Dana White as a Promoter?

By Andreas Hale - Before Dana White was the bombastic UFC president who has become the face of the sport, he was emptying spit buckets while trying his hand at becoming a boxer at the age of 17. Three...Read More

Why Deontay Wilder Must Knock Bermane Stiverne Out

Why Deontay Wilder Must Knock Bermane Stiverne Out

By Andreas Hale - They say that boxers that look for the knockout end up finding themselves on the wrong side of the decision. But in the case of Deontay Wilder, he absolutely has to look for the knoc...Read More

Terence Crawford's Path To Superstardom At 147 Pounds

Terence Crawford's Path To Superstardom At 147 Pounds

By Andreas Hale - They keep trying to tell us that boxing is dead but the sweet science just isn’t listening. And if the announcement that Terence Crawford will move up to a very crowded and competiti...Read More

Is Thurman The Forgotten Man On The Pound For Pound List?

Is Thurman The Forgotten Man On The Pound For Pound List?

By Andreas Hale - Keith “One Time” Thurman is 28-0 with 22 knockouts. The current WBA and WBC welterweight champion has turned back all comers and sits on top of the 147-pound division. However, is it...Read More

Miguel Cotto's Underrated Legacy

Miguel Cotto's Underrated Legacy

by Andreas Hale - After sixteen years, world titles in four weight classes and some memorable wars with some of boxing’s best, Miguel Cotto will call it a career on December 2nd when he faces Sadam Al...Read More

The Curse Of Deontay Wilder

The Curse Of Deontay Wilder

By Andreas Hale - Deontay Wilder should be a bigger star than he is. But that’s not entirely his fault. When it comes to what the 6’7” has done inside of a boxing ring, he’s done nothing short of take...Read More

There Are Other Options, But Canelo-GGG II Must Happen Next

There Are Other Options, But Canelo-GGG II Must Happen Next

By Andreas Hale - There’s no need to waste any time. A rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin needs to be solidified for Cinco De Mayo weekend in Las Vegas. Aside from agreeing on the mon...Read More

With Andre Ward Retired, Who is The #1 P4P Fighter in The World?

With Andre Ward Retired, Who is The #1 P4P Fighter in The World?

By Andreas Hale - Andre Ward’s sudden retirement from boxing has left the door wide open for a new pound for pound king of boxing. That surprise announcement, coupled with Canelo Alvarez and Gennady G...Read More

Why A Canelo-Golovkin Trilogy Is Best For Business

Why A Canelo-Golovkin Trilogy Is Best For Business

By Andreas Hale - What the sport of boxing needs more than exciting knockouts is intense rivalries. And while rivalries aren’t a new concept, a high profile rivalry has proven to be hard to come by. C...Read More

Canelo vs. Golovkin Has Boxing's Future Riding On It

Canelo vs. Golovkin Has Boxing's Future Riding On It

By Andreas Hale - The “real” fight is upon us. And, in some ways, boxing’s future is at stake. Not to say that Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor wasn’t real, but it was more like NBA All Star Weeken...Read More

Does Conor McGregor Have A Future In Boxing?

Does Conor McGregor Have A Future In Boxing?

By Andreas Hale - Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to assess Conor McGregor’s performance against Floyd Mayweather and wonder aloud whether the UFC lightweight champion has a future in boxing....Read More

How Hatton Set Blueprint For How Mayweather Will KO McGregor

How Hatton Set Blueprint For How Mayweather Will KO McGregor

By Andreas Hale - Although he is recognized by many as the greatest defensive fighter of all time, Floyd Mayweather has made it a point to tell anybody who is listening that his August 26th showdown w...Read More

Why The Glove Size Means Absolutely Nothing For McGregor Against Mayweather

Why The Glove Size Means Absolutely Nothing For McGregor Against Mayweather

By Andreas Hale - Much has been made about the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to allow 8oz gloves to be worn by Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor ahead of their August 26th showdown in ...Read More

How The Art Of Self Promotion For Mayweather-McGregor Is More Important Than Skill

How The Art Of Self Promotion For Mayweather-McGregor Is More Important Than Skill

By Andreas Hale - Although the August 26th fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has drawn its fair share of criticism, the bout is likely to become the biggest combat sports event in hist...Read More

Mayweather Explains Saying 'Everything Leans Toward McGregor'

In a recent interview with ESPN, Floyd Mayweather appeared to go an uncharacteristic route and concede that Conor McGregor was stepping into the ring on August 26 with several physical advantages that...Read More

Ellerbe Gets Heated - Fires Verbal Jabs at Arum, De La Hoya

Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe is usually the smooth talker when it comes to promoting Floyd Mayweather fights. But at the media workouts prior to Mayweather’s August 26 showdown with Conor...Read More

Is heavyweight division in better place with Klitschko Brothers retired?

Is heavyweight division in better place with Klitschko Brothers retired?

By Andreas Hale - The announcement came out of nowhere although many of us expected it to come sooner than it did. And, frankly, there are more than enough people who are ecstatic that the end has fi...Read More

Mayweather-McGregor: How Miseducation Of Boxing Led To Odd Betting Line

Mayweather-McGregor: How Miseducation Of Boxing Led To Odd Betting Line

By Andreas Hale - We’re inside of a month before Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor engage in one of the most bizarre boxing matches in the history of the sport. However, oddsmakers have quite the ta...Read More

Robert Guerrero and Knowing When To Say When

Robert Guerrero and Knowing When To Say When

By Andreas Hale - Sometimes you have to know when to say when. In the case of Robert Guerrero, he was able to do what so many other boxers are unable to: walk away. After receiving the worst beating o...Read More

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