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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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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

Calling boxing "The Theater of the Unexpected" might be cliché, but it's also true. Sometimes unexpected things happen, and every so often those unexpected things are awesome. Such was the case with Evander Holyfield's... more

The International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York has been a boxing history institution since 1990. And this time of year just happens to be when hall of fame voting is submitted. On this episode of the Knuckles and... more

It's that time again. The first "Mythical Matchup" episode was well-received and when we asked for some requests, viewers and listeners overwhelmed us! We tackled what we could on a relatively short episode, though. Let's go!... more

It was a big weekend of boxing, and while there weren't a ton of genuine shocks or surprises, there were important wins and it marked a significant change in discourse for women's boxing. Claressa Shields, Deontay Wilder and Devin... more

When it rains it pours, they say. In the case of this weekend's boxing, they're right. Between Deontay Wilder vs Robert Helenius, Claressa Shields vs Savannah Marshall and Devin Haney vs George Kambosos II, there's something for... more

The heroes and legends of yesteryear are fading quickly, and the best we can do is remember them. Antonio Inoki, who recently died in Japan, rocketed to fame when he fought Muhammad Ali in 1976. But his influence on different combat... more

Whether you call them mythical matchups, fantasy fights or "What if?" scenarios, pitting two fighters against one another and imagining the outcome is about as basic as it gets from a boxing fan perspective. And ultimately we're all just fans.... more

Destiny, fate, predetermined future. Call it what you want, but many of the greatest fighters of all time were discovered early, seemingly guided to greatness by some unseen force. On the other hand, some fighters simply fall short of... more

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