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[In the wake of the controversial end to this weekend’s bout between Andre Dirrell and Jose Uzcategui, a repost of an article which I originally posted on September 19, 2011 on 8 Count News.com following Mayweather-Ortiz] Is Boxing’s Oldest Adage Under Fire Following Floyd Mayweather’s Controversial and Crushing KO of Victor Ortiz? This past Saturday…

A Quick Look at Whether Two Other Boxers in the Sport Today Could Possibly Negotiate Together Like the Klitschkos Do, or Whether Two Others in History Ever Could Have Author’s Note: In light of the more recent successes of the Charlo brothers and in advance of the upcoming heavyweight championship bout between Anthony Joshua and…

A Quick Look at the Laws, Rules, and Regulations Governing Motor Sports in New York State Ask anybody what sports New York State is known for and their initial responses would likely be baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. A more thoughtful response may include boxing, given Madison Square Garden’s status as the “Mecca of Boxing”…

From the article: “’To the extent Golden Boy made any mistakes in the case,’ says Paul Haberman, principal owner of the Law Offices of Paul S. Haberman, LLC,  ‘I would say that perhaps the lawsuit was a little overambitious and perhaps should have focused more on some of the questionable steps actually taken against Golden…

A Quick Look at the Potential Contractual Implications of Nicholas Walters’ Controversial Effort against Vasyl Lomachenko On November 26, 2016, what had been one of the most anticipated showdowns in professional boxing this year, the HBO-televised bout between WBO super-featherweight champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl (Hi-Tech) Lomachenko’s defense and vaunted Jamaican puncher Nicholas…

A Few Legal Basics on the Off-Label Use of Drugs, Medical Devices, and Medical Systems in New York and New Jersey A doctor’s patients are not guinea pigs on whom new, novel, or experimental treatments are to be undertaken with regularity and impunity. However, it is widely recognized and accepted that many potential avenues for…

From the article: “Paul Haberman, the principal/owner of the Law Offices of Paul S. Haberman in Norwood, New Jersey, is well-versed in MMA-speak, and has a vast understanding of the law and the circumstances it creates. The million-dollar policy is likely to stay put after the review period, he said, but it’s still up in…

Blue Chip Lightweight Prospect’s Motorcycle Accident Highlights the Need for Contractual Limitations on a Boxer’s Activities between Bouts This past month, blue chip lightweight prospect Felix (Diamante) Verdejo, 22-0 (15 KOs), sustained injuries to his head, face, and left arm as the result of a motorcycle accident in his native Puerto Rico. Verdejo’s injuries may…

In Light of New York’s Legalization of Mixed Martial Arts, a Look at the Legal and Regulatory Risks Involved With Alternating Between a Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Career. On four occasions throughout 2013, colorful former welterweight and super welterweight boxing champion Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga had his name back in the combat sports headlines…

  A Quick Look at the Possible Regulatory Implications of Victories for Al Haymon in His Lawsuits with Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions Ask almost any boxer in the United States who the best manager in the sport is today, and most of them would inevitably say Al Haymon. Likewise, ask almost any boxer…