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Paul Strauss

Teddy & Tyson – A Few Words and a Hug

Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight champ of the world, who now is a boxing promoter, showed up ringside for ESPN's season finale of Friday Night Fights. Iron Mike took the opportunity to make peace with Teddy Atlas. He [...]

Jhonny goes tap tap tap, then bam

Jhonny Gonzalez was supposed to be on the way down. After all, hadn't he lost an 8th round TD to Daniel Ponce DeLeon, a fighter that Mares stopped? The odds makers thought so, and so did most boxing analysts; although, [...]

Fonfara Wins, Excites Fans but Shows Flaw

More than fifty years ago Floyd Patterson fought Sonny Liston twice and got destroyed twice. Trainer Cus D'Amato didn't want Floyd to fight Liston. He knew Floyd was intimidated by the Big Bear. Before Cassius Clay dethroned [...]

Floyd Mayweather is not Chicken!

Manny misspoke when he said Floyd Mayweather, Jr. runs, which implies he's chicken. No one really buys that. However, they do go along with the idea that Floyd is guilty of same thing as Wladimir Klitschko. Hall of Famer [...]

“Triple G” Golovkin destroys Macklin

Well, the questions about Gennady Golovkin (Triple G) were answered Saturday night at the MGM Grand at Foxwood, Mashantucket, CT, and answered emphatically. The main attraction of HBO's Boxing After Dark was going to be [...]

Mikey Garcia – And Another Thing

By now everyone knows Mikey stopped Juanma, and everyone knows Mikey missed making weight by two pounds. Everyone knows he is undefeated, blah blah blah, but damn if he didn't demonstrate boxing at its best Saturday night. [...]