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Knuckles and Gloves

Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio


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One of the highest-rated boxing podcasts. Fight recaps, previews and boxing history from author Patrick Connor, Aris Pina of CompuBox and author/filmmaker Brin-Jonathan Butler.

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The year is young, but we've already had a few fights that were far better than anticipated. In fact, the words "fight of the year contender" have already been uttered. History is jammed full of fights that turned out way better than expected,... more

If there's one thing we love on the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, it's boxing history. We couldn't help but relive a bit more early 90s heavyweight action, this time between Mike Tyson and Donovan "Razor" Ruddock. It was a funky time... more

You wouldn't know it now, but in the late 1990s and going into 2001, "Prince" Naseem Hamed was a superstar in the U.K. and on the verge of really breaking into the U.S. boxing scene. Then Marco Antonio Barrera happened. On this... more

The mid- and late-1990s brought on some hard-charging culture in the U.S., and boxing wasn't exempt. The heavyweight division went through plenty of changes throughout the 90s, until finally it seemed Riddick Bowe stood alone as likely the... more

Heavyweight boxing is considered the sport's crown jewel or pinnacle, but fight fans are used to sacrificing activity rate and sometimes nuance for the chance at seeing a big heavyweight taken down. Ike Ibeabuchi and David Tua combined to... more

It's difficult to believe 25 years have passed since "Prince" Naseem Hamed and "Flushing Flash" Kevin Kelley dazzled a Madison Square Garden crowd with a multiple-knockdown, four-round war. But that's how long it's been. On this... more

Often boxing gets slow in the final month of the year, but for some reason we have plenty to talk about: Naoya Inoue's continued dominance in the lower weights, his place in Japanese boxing history, Teófimo López's... more

First things first: Mills Lane was an honest referee and true boxing icon who will be missed, and a brief tribute was necessary. As for the boxing history, sometimes fighters can't get past a certain opponent or have serious difficulty... more

On November 30, 1979, three all-time greats fought on the same fight card when "Sugar" Ray Leonard defeated Wilfred Benítez for his first world title, and Vito Antuofermo kept his middleweight championship with a, uh, fortunate draw... more

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