Author:Paul Haberman

Oscar de la Pistorius?

What if a Double-Amputee Wanted to Box? While the USA Boxing team might have been rather uninspiring at the 2012 London Olympics, South Africa’s sprint runner, Oscar Pistorius, was among one of the Olympics’ most inspiring and noteworthy participants. Pistorius, popularly known as the “Blade Runner”...

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Adrien’s Groaner

The Questions That Arose from the Last Minute Wrangling to Preserve Adrien Broner vs. Vicente Escobedo This past Saturday, the now former WBO Super Featherweight champion Adrien (The Problem) continued his recent string of impressive performances with a fifth round TKO of Vicente Escobedo.  Not...

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VADA Mess!

A Quick Look at the Legal and Regulatory Issues Raised by the Cancellations of Khan-Peterson II and Berto-Ortiz II Following Positive Drug Tests In one famously bad month for top-level professional boxing, two highly anticipated rematches of 2011 “Fights of the Year” were aced as a...

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#LosersbyTweetKO

How to Stay Out of Legal Peril as a Social Media User in the Professional Boxing World There was a time a few years back when Twitter was primarily employed as a tool to spread news of interest from throughout the world to friends, acquaintances,...

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Body by Arreola?

Could Cris Arreola’s Renewed Commitment to Fitness Inspire Weight Loss Incentives in the Management and Promotional Agreements of Boxers with Issues at the Scale? Judging by his fighting spirit, no one could ever accuse heavyweight contender Cris (The Nightmare) Arreola of being a “Big Baby,”...

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When Somebody’s “0” Does Go

With Kirkland, LeMieux, Berto, and Lopez All Losing Their Undefeated Records This Month, a Quick Look at the Potential Contractual Implications of Losing an Undefeated Record In one of the most sensational months of professional boxing in recent history, the undefeated records of two of...

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Toll Road Back to Ghost Town?

A Look at How Goossen-Tutor Promotions May be Able to Find Its Way Back to Promoting Robert (The Ghost) Guerrero Through Tolling Provisions Fresh off a dominant 12 round performance against Malcolm (Stone) Klassen on August 22, 2009 for the IBF super featherweight title, highly...

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Rainmakers Among Haymakers

A Few Tips on Effectively Managing Your Fan Favorite Perhaps the boxing world as a whole is not yet familiar with the names Will (Power) Rosinsky or Chris Algieri. But on June 5, 2009, these two undefeated New York prospects did their part to fill...

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