It's fight week. Just five days until Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana square off at Scottrade. But one shouldn't just jump right into the spectacle when the robes are off and the bell rings. Big time prizefights are best enjoyed with due time, heavy lead-ups to build up the hype and sufficiently ... More >>
There is a unique thrill that comes with watching inexperienced boxers. The fights seem raw, as if the competitors have to compensate for lack of technique with heightened will. Less sweet science, more Jackson Pollack. Exactly that will be on display this Friday, when the top rookie amateur bo ... More >>
Albert SamahaTroy White picked up his fourth straight win on Friday.Troy White pushed his record to 4-2-1 on Friday with a decisive unanimous decision win. His opponent was a thick fighter name Justin Robbins. It was Robbins' debut as a pro and White picked him apart as much as he should have, da ... More >>
Image via"Dangerous" Dannie Williams is the next big time fighter coming out of The Lou.Pound for pound, there's not a harder puncher in all of St. Louis than "Dangerous" Dannie Williams. He's 26 and holds the WBC Continental Americas title, which he won in April on a vicious first round knock ou ... More >>
Image ViaButterflies or bees? Either way, that's gotta sting.In January, as part of our preview of the novice division of St. Louis' Golden Gloves tournament, we wrote that the 110-year-old South Broadway Athletic Club was struggling to make ends meet. Now, two months later, we can happily report ... More >>
Image via Come to St. Charles tonight to see somebody get knocked the %$@! out.The turnout last month for the opening rounds of St. Louis' Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament was phenomenal. After just the third bout of Friday's 27-fight card, ticket takers at the South Broadway Athlet ... More >>
The South Broadway Athletic Club has hosted Golden Gloves boxing since the tournament was started by the St. Louis Globe-Democrat in 1935. The club itself has stood on the corner of 7th Street and Shenandoah Ave in Soulard since 1904. Tonight, the legacy continues with 23 bouts, featuring amateur fi ... More >>
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