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EXCLUSIVE: AJ to risk it all in 2020 against shock opponent!

EXCLUSIVE: AJ to risk it all in 2020 against shock opponent!

Anthony Joshua will put his career on the line this year in a mega fight with the most famous and dangerous of all elderly Soviet gentlemen to have ever laced up the gloves.

Critical B&F can reveal that the British two-time unified WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight champion of the world..

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Boxing training with nothing in the dystopia

Boxing training with nothing in the dystopia

A pestilence has descended upon us, and its myriad consequences include the closure of the gyms and the isolation of boxers in their homes.

This has apparently thrown many people’s training regimes into disarray and confusion. The internet abounds with anecdotal evidence of ordinary boxers..

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Review: Everlast Powerlock 16oz Synthetic Velcro Gloves

Review: Everlast Powerlock 16oz Synthetic Velcro Gloves

Boxing is a meaningful activity for the boxer. The ideal of boxing – what we call “the sweet science” – is a unity of science and art in which the efficient and effective fistic striking of another person gives expression to the strange beauty of human combat. This makes it one among..

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Just whom did Joshua shock?

Just whom did Joshua shock?

Me.

But probably not the majority of mainstream commentators – and certainly not the bookies, who had Anthony Joshua the odds-on favourite at 4/9 (-225) to defeat Andy Ruiz Jnr in the lead up to their rematch on 7 December last year in Saudi Arabia.

The predictions this time around..

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What is Everlast’s Powerlock technology?

What is Everlast’s Powerlock technology?

Although I believe that Everlast makes some truly bad gear, I’m not an inveterate Everlast hater. I like the Everlast logo. I like the faux old-school aesthetics of its marketing campaigns. I like the look or style of many of its gloves and other items of equipment and apparel, not least the awesome..

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The beginner gear fallacy

The beginner gear fallacy

Are you a beginner wondering what gear you should buy? Or has a beginner ever asked you what gear he or she should buy?

If so, you’re probably familiar with the idea that there’s a special kind of gear for beginners: gear of significantly lower quality and cost than that used by more experienced..

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