Jamal James Defeats Thomas Dulorme on FOX

By Caryn A. Tate on August 8, 2020

James never seemed to take Dulorme for granted. (Sean Michael Ham/TGB Promotions)

Saturday night FOX aired its first boxing broadcast since the coronavirus quarantine began. The main event was for the interim WBA world welterweight title between Jamal James and Thomas Dulorme… READ MORE

Boxing in the Time of Covid

By Richard E. Baker on August 9, 2020

TV started to pay big money. Then covid hit. Everyone seemed confused. (Richard E. Baker)

A cell phone with the video running was set on a stand. A voice emerged from the phone. “David, show me the unopened package.” David lifted out one of the packages. He held it in front of the phone. “Now listen carefully,” the phone said… READ MORE

Madrimov vs. Walker: Inviting Tragedy

By Caryn A. Tate on August 18, 2020

Fighters are hard-pressed to admit that they’re hurt. (photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom)

Even when proper precautions are taken, sometimes there can still be a negative outcome. But what about when there are clear warning signs that go unheeded, such as in Walker’s case? It’s inviting a tragic outcome… READ MORE

Herring retains title via DQ over Oquendo

By Robert Ecksel on September 5, 2020

The champ intended to box, while the challenger came to brawl. (Mikey Williams/Top Rank)

“I wasn’t too satisfied with my performance, to be honest with you,” said Herring after the fight. “I didn’t want it to end like that. I’m disappointed with the outcome. But my team felt it was too much. So we just had to stop it or whatever…” READ MORE