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Overlords of the Rings

What to Contemplate When Signing with a Boxing Promoter There was a time when Don King’s signing of a well-regarded prospect would not have raised many eye brows, as he was essentially the godfather of the sport and responsible for many of its largest events...

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How Boxers Can Get Goosed When They Duck

A Look at the Potential Contractual Implications of Refusing Bouts One professional boxer accusing another of ducking him in order to drum up interest in a potential bout is almost as old as the sport itself. While some may argue that certain ducking accusations in recent...

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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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