1. Victor Ortiz and the Exceptions to the Rule of Quitting

    The rule of thumb in boxing is that after the first time a fighter quits it becomes easier for that fighter to quit in the future. Boxers learn how to give up. After they have dealt with the public chastising once it is easier to do so a second time...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about 3 years ago 1,101 reads 0 comments

  2. Kelly Pavlik and the 12 Steps to Rehabilitate His Career

    In 2008, Kelly Pavlik was on top of the boxing world. He was coming off two victories, with one by knockout—Jermaine Taylor—and was the middleweight champion of the world...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about 3 years ago 359 reads 0 comments

  3. David Haye, CM Punk and the Death of Reality in Sports

    I no longer know what is real. For the past several months David Haye told anyone that would listen that he would apply unrelenting pressure on Wladimir Klitschko in their July 2 nd heavyweight championship boxing match...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 106 reads 5 comments

  4. David Haye Cements His Legacy as the Modern Day David Tua

    In one corner there stood a tall heavyweight champion who had a long reign at the top but, due to a safety first style, did not have strong fan support...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 1,447 reads 12 comments

  5. Wladimir Klitschko and Why He Is Faster Than David Haye

    The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. This simple fact of geometry is why Waldimir Klitschko will consistently beat David Haye to the punch...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 319 reads 4 comments

  6. LeBron James: What Does the Hate Say About James and About Us?

    LeBron James is being raked over hot coals in the media and among basketball fans everywhere. His mental toughness is being questioned and rightfully so...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 369 reads 2 comments

  7. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Boxing's Minor League

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is a good fighter with some talent, strong backing and in ring determination. All of this was shown June 4th, 2011 when Chavez defeated Sebastian Zbik. The fight was entertaining and could have gone either way...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 619 reads 9 comments

  8. Roy Jones Jr. and the Legacy Debate

    How does one define a boxer’s career and legacy when they continue fighting long after their prime? There appears to be two schools of thought on the subject. One side is that a fighter can tarnish his legacy by staying around too long...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 1,211 reads 5 comments

  9. Shane Mosley: The Difficult Task of Defining his Career

    Shane Mosley’s career is now likely at, or very near, the end. This is not because he lost to Manny Pacquiao; everyone does lately. It is because he seemed to feel old and unwilling to take risks in their fight May 7 boxing match...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 1,489 reads 1 comments

  10. Manny Pacquiao: The Pros and Cons of His 6 Likely Opponents

    Now that Manny Pacquiao has put the likely last nail in the coffin of Shane Mosley's career it is time to look to who his next likely opponent will be...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 5,000 reads 26 comments

  11. Manny Pacquiao, Shane Mosley and the Top 15 Breakthrough Fights

    The Beatles on Ed Sullivan, Magic Johnson in the NBA Finals during his rookie season and Robert DeNiro in Taxi Driver. Almost every star or athlete has the one breakthrough moment in their career...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 1,975 reads 2 comments

  12. Pacquiao vs. Mosley: Forget the Hands, Watch the Feet Instead

    Much has been made of the hand speed comparisons between Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley during the build-up to their May 7th match...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 763 reads 3 comments

  13. Victor Ortiz and the Benefits of Crazy Talk

    “Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser,” exclaimed Vince Lombardi, as quoted on Brainyquotes.com. Victor Ortiz sounded like a man out of touch with reality in the weeks leading up to his title match with Andre Berto...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 821 reads 4 comments

  14. Erik Morales and the Top 10 Boxers to Win by Losing

    A week ago, Erik Morales lost a rousing fight to Marco Maidana. Due to his age, hard life, and brutal in ring wars, many people were shocked that Morales could even be competitive, much less almost beat the younger Maidana...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 1,716 reads 5 comments

  15. Michael Katsidis: Why Not to Count Him out Against Robert Guerrero

    Robert Guerrero is being consistently picked to win against Michael Katsidis for their April 9th boxing match. The majority of the picks are based on the skill advantage that Guerrero seemingly enjoys...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  16. Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko Retirement Plan: Why the Heavyweights Are Dull

    Another Klitschko brothers fight and another fighter who barely makes an account of himself. The image of a Wladimir or Vitali Klitschko opponent looking for a way out without sustaining too many punches is becoming all too familiar...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 955 reads 2 comments

  17. Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! and the Top 10 Boxing Games of All-Time

    With Fight Night Champions out a few weeks now and garnering praise as possibly the greatest boxing game ever made, it seems to be a good time to review previous boxing game video games...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 13,124 reads 14 comments

  18. Sergio Martinez, Nonito Donaire and the Young Hall of Fame Hopefuls

    As fighters such as Sergio Martinez, Nonito Donaire and Andre Ward establish themselves as boxing's top talents and begin to prepare for their next fights, it seems appropriate to gauge where their careers are headed...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 600 reads 7 comments

  19. Bernard Hopkins, Muhammad Ali, and the Forgotten Fights of Great Fighters

    Hopkins - Trinidad, Ali - Frazier, Barrera - Morales, and Louis - Schmelling. All significant fights that helped to shape the legacies of some of boxing's all time greats...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 1,225 reads 2 comments

  20. Nonito Donaire and the Top 5 Reasons He Is Not Too Small To Make It Big

    Nonito Donaire is coming off of a dominant, highlight-reel worthy knock out of Fernando Montiel and appears poised to become a boxing star...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 738 reads 7 comments

  21. Floyd Mayweather, David Haye, and the Big Business of Empty Words

    Trash talk has long been a key part of boxing. Be it mind games or a way of adding additional hype to an event there have been few large fights which did not involve heated words as a part of the buildup...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 1,077 reads 26 comments

  22. Mike Tyson and the Top 4 Fighters Who Were Both Over and Underrated

    Some fighters are overrated. Some fighters are underrated. Fight fans love to argue about which fighters fall into which category. Message boards are built on these types of arguments and barber shops have a history of them...

    Jesse Lewis Written by Jesse Lewis about over 3 years ago 2,693 reads 13 comments