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Just whom did Ruiz shock?

Just whom did Ruiz shock?

18 June 2019

Not me.

But it seems almost everyone else was shocked by Andy Ruiz Jnr’s defeat of Anthony Joshua on 1 June this year at Madison Square Garden.

The Mexican-American went into the fight as a massive 25/1 (+2500) underdog. The bookies wrote him off. The media and..

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Is New Sporting a legitimate business?

Is New Sporting a legitimate business?

24 May 2019

The answer to that question is “Yes”.

But now that I have your attention, let’s consider what we ordinary consumers of boxing gloves should make of New Sporting.

New Sporting is a Mexican company producing Mexican-style gloves in its own factory somewhere in..

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What are the worst boxing gear review sites?

What are the worst boxing gear review sites?

17 May 2019

The first question asked by most newcomers to the sport of boxing is probably this one:

What gloves should I buy?

More generally, newcomers need to determine what gear (gloves, hand wraps, mouth guard, head gear, groin protector, footwear, heavy bag, and so on) is..

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Why be sceptical about boxing?

Why be sceptical about boxing?

14 May 2019

I love boxing. In my opinion, it’s not only the most exciting and challenging of all sports, it’s also one of the best ways to instill the virtues of commitment, discipline, and self-respect in young and old alike. The mindset necessary for a boxer to overcome the struggles..

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