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Articles by author: Andreas Hale(66 results)

The Pros & Cons of Golovkin Fighting On May 5th

The Pros & Cons of Golovkin Fighting On May 5th

By Andreas Hale - We’re three weeks away from May 5th and Gennady Golovkin still doesn’t have an opponent thanks to Canelo Alvarez’ failed drug test and the inability to find a worthy opponent to fill...Read More

Is Erislandy Lara Hurting The 154-Pound Division?

Is Erislandy Lara Hurting The 154-Pound Division?

By Andreas Hale - The 154 pound division has become extremely interesting over the past few years with the influx of young and exciting talent that includes Jarrett Hurd, Jermell Charlo, Sadam Ali, Br...Read More

How Postponing Rematch Could Actually Work In Canelo's Favor

How Postponing Rematch Could Actually Work In Canelo's Favor

By Andreas Hale - I know it sounds strange, but if the Canelo-GGG rematch is canceled after Canelo tested positive for a banned substance, it could actually work in his favor. Follow me here for a min...Read More

Making Sense Out Of The UFC Signing Anthony Joshua

Making Sense Out Of The UFC Signing Anthony Joshua

By Andreas Hale - On a recent conference call, Anthony Joshua confirmed that he’s open to the opportunity of working with the UFC and the mixed martial arts promotion’s president, Dana White. This ca...Read More

The Real Reason Why Floyd Mayweather Is Training MMA

The Real Reason Why Floyd Mayweather Is Training MMA

By Andreas Hale - Oh, so we’re really doing this? Apparently, the media cycle has spun into overdrive regarding the possibility of Floyd Mayweather competing in MMA after he told TMZ Sports that he wo...Read More

Deontay Wilder's Flaws Are Exactly What Makes Him Fun To Watch

Deontay Wilder's Flaws Are Exactly What Makes Him Fun To Watch

By Andreas Hale - Perfection in a boxing ring is boring. But flaws? Flaws are exciting! Flaws make for thrilling fights and engage fans because of their unpredictability. It’s the reason why boxing fa...Read More

Wilder or Joshua - Who Will Carry Boxing's Heavyweight Division?

Wilder or Joshua - Who Will Carry Boxing's Heavyweight Division?

By Andreas Hale - From Jack Johnson to Joe Louis to Rocky Marciano to Muhammad Ali to Mike Tyson, boxing’s popularity has always been tied to the happenings in the heavyweight division. Of course, the...Read More

How To Fix The 147-Pound Logjam Of Talent With a Tournament

How To Fix The 147-Pound Logjam Of Talent With a Tournament

By Andreas Hale - Last week, Danny Garcia drilled Brandon Rios with a picture perfect right hand and secured a 9th round TKO after being out of the ring for nearly a year. The highlight reel knockout ...Read More

The Danger of The Crawford-Horn & Pacquiao-Alvarado PPV

The Danger of The Crawford-Horn & Pacquiao-Alvarado PPV

by Andreas Hale - Top Rank and ESPN are about to jump into the pay-per-view business in 2018 on April 14th with Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn and a co-main event of Manny Pacquiao vs. Mike Alvarado. ...Read More

Where Does Roy Jones Belong On The List Of Greatest Boxers?

Where Does Roy Jones Belong On The List Of Greatest Boxers?

By Andreas Hale - Roy Jones Jr put a cap on his 29 year professional career with a dominant 10-round unanimous decision against Scott Sigmon in what he says was his farewell fight. It wasn’t necessari...Read More

Is Floyd Mayweather Serious About Competing In The UFC?

Is Floyd Mayweather Serious About Competing In The UFC?

by Andreas Hale - Floyd Mayweather is making headlines again after a pair of videos of the 50-0 boxer steps into an octagon cage in an effort to tease a possible UFC fight. Conor McGregor — along with...Read More

Is Keith Thurman Doing The Right Thing By Making Spence Wait?

Is Keith Thurman Doing The Right Thing By Making Spence Wait?

By Andreas Hale - When Showtime unveiled it’s schedule for the first half of 2018, there were some who wondered who WBA & WBC welterweight champion Keith Thurman would be facing as his opponent for hi...Read More

Has Manny Pacquiao Finally Become The Opponent?

Has Manny Pacquiao Finally Become The Opponent?

By Andreas Hale - Manny Pacquiao has reached that point of his career. You know, when he becomes an opponent rather than a challenger. Or, a name that a young fighter can put on their resume. His new ...Read More

The Problem With Danny Garcia

The Problem With Danny Garcia

By Andreas Hale - On September 14, 2013, Danny Garcia silenced all of his naysayers with a 12-round unanimous decision against Lucas Matthysse. It was a fight that many expected Garcia to lose on a hu...Read More

The Terence Crawford Conundrum

The Terence Crawford Conundrum

By Andreas Hale - Terence Crawford cemented himself as one of the top three pound for pound fighters in the world with another strong year that saw him dominate both Felix Diaz and Julius Indongo befo...Read More

Spectacular 2017 TKOs "Boxing Is Dead" Nonsense

When the final bell rang on May 2nd, 2015, it may as well been the gong of the Undertaker as the highly anticipated but woefully unexciting super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao sign...Read More

Is This Adrien Broner's Last Stand as a Contender?

Is This Adrien Broner's Last Stand as a Contender?

By Andreas Hale - Once upon a time, Adrien Broner was being prepped as boxing’s next big pay-per-view draw. The brash kid from Cincinnati had all the makings of a talent who could be a huge breakout s...Read More

The Argument For (And Against) Lomachenko Being #1 P4P

The Argument For (And Against) Lomachenko Being #1 P4P

By Andreas Hale - We’re a week removed from Vasiliy Lomachenko’s sixth round stoppage of Guillermo Rigondeaux and have had some time to digest what we witnessed on ESPN. In a battle of two-time gold m...Read More

Is Rigondeaux The #1 P4P Fighter if He Beats Lomachenko?

Is Rigondeaux The #1 P4P Fighter if He Beats Lomachenko?

By Andreas Hale - The December 9th showdown between Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux is one of the most highly anticipated fights in all of boxing. So much has already been written about Loma...Read More

Cotto - The Fighter All Boxers Should Model Themselves After

Cotto - The Fighter All Boxers Should Model Themselves After

By Andreas Hale - No matter what happens on December 2nd, Miguel Cotto will say farewell to the sweet science after giving seventeen years of blood, sweat and tears to the sport. While he’s certainly ...Read More

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