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18 APRIL 2014

 

Matthew Hurley has been writing about boxing for twelve years. He is a full time member of the Boxing Writers Association Of America and a voting member for the International Boxing Hall Of Fame. He has also worked with the USA Boxing amateur program. His first book on boxing, Ringside Reflections, was published in December of 2012. Ringside Reflections can be purchased at Amazon.com. Matthew lives in Quincy, Massachusetts.



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Which Shane Mosley Will Show Up?

Which Shane Mosley Will Show Up?

By Matthew Hurley: As the super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Sugar Shane Mosley approaches most of the questions surrounding the bout pertain to the thirty-eight year old Mosley. Despite a night of renewed glory against Antonio Margarito in January of 2009 one wonders if that overwhelming performance was merely a mirage. Which Shane Mosley Will Show Up?
Shane Mosley Finally Gets His Super Fight

Shane Mosley Finally Gets His Super Fight

By Matthew Hurley: It took nearly 16 months but Sugar Shane Mosley finally got the big fight he had been pining for since destroying Antonio Margarito way back in January of 2009. The fact that his bout against Floyd Mayweather on May 1st comes as something of a consolation prize for jaded fight fans in the aftermath of the disintegration of the proposed Mayweather – Manny Pacquiao fight should really be a non-issue. Shane Mosley Finally Gets His Super Fight
A Round Of Applause For Jermain Taylor

A Round Of Applause For Jermain Taylor

By Matthew Hurley: Jermain Taylor’s announcement that he would bow out of Showtime’s Super Six Word Boxing Classic in the wake of his vicious knockout loss to Arthur Abraham came as a relief. A Round Of Applause For Jermain Taylor
SecondsOut Promoter Of The Year – Top Rank Inc.

SecondsOut Promoter Of The Year – Top Rank Inc.

By Matthew Hurley: Although there is still plenty of room for criticism when it comes to the two leading candidates for “Promoter of the Year” Bob Arum’s Top Rank Inc. survived 2009 relatively unscathed, at least in the crazy world of professional prize-fighting. The same cannot be said for Golden Boy Promotions, which saw several recently signed prospects and veterans suffer surprising losses or bolt from the company. SecondsOut Promoter Of The Year – Top Rank Inc.
In Demand:  Mayweather – Pacquiao

In Demand: Mayweather – Pacquiao

By Matthew Hurley: After dismantling Miguel Cotto in customary exciting fashion the buzzing sellout crowd of over 16,000 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas began to chant, “We want Floyd! We want Floyd! We want Floyd!” And it wasn’t simply the delirious Filipino fans that had just witnessed their hero reach yet another plateau in his remarkable career; it was boxing fans in general. In Demand:  Mayweather – Pacquiao
Cotto And Pacquiao Gear Up For The Fight Of The Year

Cotto And Pacquiao Gear Up For The Fight Of The Year

By Matthew Hurley : When the fight was announced the two combatants were coming off markedly different performances. One frighteningly dominant, the other a test of wills that came down to a scant few points on the judges scorecards. One fighter seemed to be leap-frogging the perilous climb to pound-for-pound supremacy while the other seemed to be finding slippery wet patches as he struggled onward and upward. Cotto And Pacquiao Gear Up For The Fight Of The Year
Juan Manuel Marquez – Weight Be Damned

Juan Manuel Marquez – Weight Be Damned

By Matthew Hurley: You are universally acknowledged as a great fighter. A certain first ballot hall-of-famer. Yet you remain, somehow, under appreciated. Juan Manuel Marquez – Weight Be Damned
Cotto vs. Pacquiao: The One True Superfight Of The Year

Cotto vs. Pacquiao: The One True Superfight Of The Year

By Matthew Hurley: The upcoming bout between Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao on November 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas holds so many intangibles that boxing fans are champing at the bit for the opening bell to ring. Cotto vs. Pacquiao: The One True Superfight Of The Year
July - The Month From Hell

July - The Month From Hell

By Matthew Hurley: The stunning news that junior middleweight champion Vernon Forrest had been shot and killed Saturday night during an apparent car jacking left an already dazed and confused boxing community collectively looking up to the heavens and asking, “Why?” The month of July in 2009 will long be remembered as one of the most tragic months in the history of boxing. July - The Month From Hell
Ortiz Faces Questions After Thrilling Slugfest

Ortiz Faces Questions After Thrilling Slugfest

By Matthew Hurley: For a little over five rounds Victor Ortiz and Marcos Maidana put on a fireworks display in front of a raucous crowd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. After five knockdowns and concussive back and forth action the young rising star with the Dickensian back story told the ringside physician that he’d had enough and Maidana walked away with a sixth round technical knockout and the interim WBA super lightweight championship belt. Ortiz Faces Questions After Thrilling Slugfest
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