1. Sebastian Zbik Didn't Stand a Chance Against Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr.

    Tonight I coined a new phrase for hopelessness. It should be used when there is no chance at success no matter the effort you put forth...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 3 years ago 480 reads 4 comments

  2. If Pacquiao Doesn't Dominate Mosley, Is Mayweather the Real Winner?

    Perception is reality. There aren’t many truer things that have been said. When it comes to boxing, perception from one fighter to the next, let alone from one fan to the next, varies wildly...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 3 years ago 633 reads 21 comments

  3. Floyd Mayweather vs. Paul Spadafora? I Say, Bring It On.

    Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Paul Spadafora anyone? Count me as being in the minority when I say that if it happens, I’m all for it. We’ve all heard the rumors about a possible Mayweather vs...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 3 years ago 2,941 reads 43 comments

  4. Victor Ortiz Is Vicious in His Handling of Andre Berto

    With his dominant win over Andre Berto, Victor Ortiz should have silenced his critics. Myself included. Ortiz has plenty of heart and tenacity and routed the heretofore undefeated Berto...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 3 years ago 740 reads 9 comments

  5. Golden Boy Throws Victor Ortiz to the Wolves in His Matchup with Andre Berto

    Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto was supposed to be a matchup of the two hottest young fighters in the welterweight division; a fight between two men was to bring electricity into the ring with them and produce fireworks with their fists...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 3 years ago 1,855 reads 9 comments

  6. Morales and Maidana Wage War, Guerrero Is a Killer and Lemieux, Kirkland Stumble

    Just a few thoughts about the fights this past weekend… David Lemieux is not ready for the primetime . That may be a case of stating the obvious, but from what I saw, it was more than simply being in over his head with a veteran...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 3 years ago 132 reads 0 comments

  7. Mike Tyson and the 15 Historic Boxers That Would Make for Great Reality TV

    The fact that Mike Tyson has a reality show really should surprise no one. What should be surprising is that it’s on the Animal Planet network and basically revolves around his love for his pigeons...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 3 years ago 1,105 reads 2 comments

  8. Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko Are Destroying the Heavyweight Division—Literally

    The heavyweight division was on display last weekend. To paraphrase the now-famous rant by the former head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, Denny Green: it is what we thought it was...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 4 years ago 884 reads 4 comments

  9. Sergio Martinez Destroyed Sergei Dzinziruk—and Probably His Shot at Big Money

    Sergio Martinez hadn’t even won his fight last Saturday against Sergei Dzinziruk and Max Kellerman and Jim Lampley were already fantasizing over who could be next...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 4 years ago 1,702 reads 10 comments

  10. 10 Fights That Need to Be Made on HBO to Bounce Back

    In a related article, I questioned whether HBO boxing was losing its ongoing battle with chief rival, Showtime. That can be debated...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 4 years ago 1,608 reads 6 comments

  11. Is Showtime Boxing Knocking out HBO Boxing?

    Competition is good. It literally is the driving force behind everything in the world. But due to the fact that we’re limited by space, time and this writer’s intellect, ...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 4 years ago 556 reads 3 comments

  12. 10 Things We Learned from Manny Pacquiao's Destruction of Antonio Margarito

    As many expected, Manny Pacquiao defeated Antonio Margarito last night to claim a title in an unprecedented eighth division. That he did so was not a surprise, but the manner in which he claimed victory was nothing short of spectacular...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about 4 years ago 1,118 reads 2 comments

  13. Manny Pacquiao and the Top 20 Historical Fighters We'd Love to See Him Face

    Regardless of the outcome of his fight this Saturday with Antonio Margarito, there are two things about Manny Pacquiao of which are certainties: First, is that Pacquiao is a fighter who would have been competitive in any era...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about 4 years ago 1,736 reads 4 comments

  14. Mayweather Is Money; a Showdown With Pacquiao Looms Large

    Last night in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. dominated Shane Mosley in what was supposed to be the toughest fight of his career against a man in Mosley who is a sure-fire hall of fame inductee...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 4 years ago 205 reads 9 comments

  15. Mayweather vs. Mosley Will Live Up to the Hype

    On the surface, the fight between Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather and ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley this weekend—and fights of this magnitude—are the reason why boxing produces the biggest spectacle in sports...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 4 years ago 2,859 reads 0 comments

  16. Froch Vs. Kessler Vs. The Volcano

    Boxing matches getting cancelled anywhere along the line from the time of conception, to the time the contract is signed, all the way to the weigh-in are nothing new. But a fight almost being cancelled due to an active volcanic eruption is new to me...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 4 years ago 335 reads 3 comments

  17. Pavlik Vs. Martinez: Pavlik To Shed "White Hope" Burden

    Sometime around midnight of this coming Saturday, the trial of Kelly Pavlik should come to a conclusion. One way or the other, win or lose, Pavlik, the middle weight champion of the ...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 4 years ago 405 reads 3 comments

  18. Klitschko vs Chambers: Fast Eddie Attempts To Bring Belt to...Pittsburgh

    Eddie Chambers is a Pittsburgh fighter. Being a native of the area, it’s very important to me that everyone understands that Chambers is a Pittsburgh fighter who now trains out of Philadelphia...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 5 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  19. Pacquiao vs Clottey: Hollywood Couldn't Do It Better

    Only in boxing is a story like this one possible. Two men from the humblest of beginnings, one from the Philippines the other from Ghana, will meet in the state-of-the-art, $1...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 5 years ago 622 reads 0 comments

  20. Will Somebody Please Fight Timothy Bradley?

    After a tremendously weak beginning of the year for boxing, the month of March seems to be the light at the end of the tunnel...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 5 years ago 288 reads 7 comments

  21. Kelly Pavlik, Lucian Bute, the Super Six, and the Greatest Day in Boxing History

    Amidst rumblings that surfaced on the Internet on Thursday that Showtime may indeed move the Super Six World Boxing Classic-Stage two doubleheader featuring Carl Froch vs. Mikkel Kessler and Andre Ward vs...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 5 years ago 341 reads 2 comments

  22. The Dream is Still Alive for Kassim Ouma

    Boxing is a sport filled with hard men. That’s the simplest and most direct way to describe the men who risk life and limb in our modern gladiator sport. Many of them have had lives more difficult than the average person...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 5 years ago 1,256 reads 8 comments

  23. Mayweather, Pacquiao and the Forsaking of the Hardcore Boxing Fan

    Who didn’t see this coming? As of Thursday, January 07, 2010 the proposed mega-fight to end all mega-fights between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is off…again…for sure this time…we think...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about almost 5 years ago 1,757 reads 7 comments

  24. Vitali Klitschko's Nightmare Is America's Dream

    Last weekend we welcomed the return of big-time boxing back into our lives, with a lopsided outcome of the main event of what was otherwise a highly entertaining night of boxing...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 5 years ago 154 reads 2 comments

  25. Mayweather Vs. Marquez: The Best Mismatch Ever

    Big-time boxing finally returns this Saturday and coincidentally or not, it is Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Jr. who is leading the way. Boxing fans and media alike, rejoice, for the summer of our discontent will at long last be over...

    Patrick Faust Written by Patrick Faust about over 5 years ago 88 reads 0 comments