Boxing Media Reviews
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For better or worse, no single image may spring to mind when one thinks of Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield than the night in 1997 when Tyson took a chunk out of Holyfield's ear. George Willis' new book travels the long road to that fight.
Showtime's coverage of Canelo vs Lopez with their All Access series helped the show find its identity, with a longshot candidate for a truly memorable fight giving them the material, good and bad, needed for great TV.
Bad Left Hook recaps the first episode of HBO's 24-7: Pacquiao vs Bradley.
Pacquiao vs Bradley Face Off Interview: Manny Pacquiao Offers Disinterested Dead Air to Promote Fight
Manny Pacquiao didn't add much flavor to his HBO Face Off with Timothy Bradley. Bad Left Hook looks at the disappointing feature interview.
Jim Lampley's new Fight Game studio show started off well, but has a lot of room to get even better. Bad Left Hook reviews the first episode.
Floyd Mayweather has released his own magazine, and Bad Left Hook has an insider's preview of the publication, including photos.
Gary Andrew Poole's "Pacman" examines one of sport's most interesting and complex characters. Matt Mosley looks at the Manny Pacquiao biography for Bad Left Hook.
Matt Mosley returns to Bad Left Hook today for a look at Oscar De La Hoya's 2008 autobiography, American Son.
Bad Left Hook has the movie trailer for Omerta: The Act of Silence, starring boxer Paulie Malignaggi.
Mike Tyson's early life will be the basis for an upcoming HBO show. Bad Left Hook has more.
David Haye's Knockout has absurd cover art and promises bloody action. Is it awesome or not?
Bad Left Hook reviews Carl Froch's book "The Cobra: My Story," with excerpts.
Hugh Jackman's 'Real Steel' has a new trailer, and boxing fans are...excited? No, not excited.
20-year-old film student Alex Poutiainen entered this short film into a contest looking for a new TV series in Canada, choosing the Astoria Boxing Gym in Vancouver as his subject.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a song with 50 Cent. Who knew?
Manny Pacquiao has teamed up with Dan Hill for a new version of "Sometimes When We Touch."
Waldo Rastel reviews the EA Sports game Fight Night Champion for Bad Left Hook.
Holt McCallany leads a fine cast for FX's new drama "Lights Out." Bad Left Hook looks at the show from a hardcore boxing fan perspective.