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A very serious, very scholarly analysis of Jake Paul’s Dana White Diss Track

I watched it so you don’t have to!

Megalo Box is boxing fiction at its most stylish

With Creed 2 fast approaching, let’s have a look at this year’s other best bit of boxing media.

"Ain't about no ring."

A review of "The Royale" by Marco Ramirez

WATCH: Bracero brutally KO's O'Connor

No one expected a KO of the Year candidate tonight, but that's what we got as Gabriel Bracero starched Danny O'Connor in just 41 seconds.

Everybody's a Sucker For Something

Jacob Mazer takes a look at Robert Wise's 1949 boxing-noir film classic, The Set-Up.

Dirrell could face Edwards on Dec. 19

Andre Dirrell may face Derek Edwards on December 19 in Quebec City, as he looks to fight again for the third time in five months.

About Billions: Season 2, Episode 1

Join us as we voyeuristically peer into the life of one Adrien Broner, who dances, and raps, and skateboards, and looks for a belt in the action-packed season premiere of About Billions.

Book review: 'The Bite Fight' by George Willis

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.

Book review: The forging & breaking of Iron Mike

Nate Wilcox reviews two major books about the career of Mike Tyson: Joyce Carol Oates' essay collection 'On Boxing' and Joe Layden's account of Tyson's loss to Buster Douglas, 'The Last Great Fight.'

Showtime: All Access hits stride with Canelo-Lopez

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.

Pacquiao vs Bradley 24/7 Recap: Timothy Bradley Emerges, Not Lacking in Charm or Charisma After All

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.

The Fight Game with Jim Lampley Review: Schaefer Wants Auditors, Arum Wants 45-45-10 Split

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.

Mayweather: An Inside Look at Floyd's Limited Edition Magazine

Floyd Mayweather has released his own magazine, and Bad Left Hook has an insider's preview of the publication, including photos.

Senchenko vs Malignaggi: PPV Promo Video

How do you sell an unknown Ukrainian beltholder? Watch this video to find out.

Boxing Book Club: Manny Pacquiao's "Pacman" by Gary Andrew Poole

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.

Video: Jared Ryan Shaw's "Mr. All the Wrong Ones"

Bad Left Hook has the new video for Jared Ryan Shaw's "Mr. All the Wrong Ones."

Boxing Book Club: American Son by Oscar De La Hoya

Matt Mosley returns to Bad Left Hook today for a look at Oscar De La Hoya's 2008 autobiography, American Son.

Paulie Malignaggi Stars in Omerta: The Act of Silence (Movie Trailer Video)

Bad Left Hook has the movie trailer for Omerta: The Act of Silence, starring boxer Paulie Malignaggi.

On Freddie Roach: Episode 3 Recap

A recap of Episode 3 of HBO's "On Freddie Roach".

On Freddie Roach: Episode Two Recap

A recap of HBO's "On Freddie Roach", Episode 2,

On Freddie Roach: Episode One Recap

Peter Berg's HBO series "On Freddie Roach" debuted on Jan. 20. Here's a review of Episode 1.

Boxing Book Club: Mi Vida Loca by Johnny Tapia

Bad Left Hook reviews Johnny Tapia's autobiography 'Mi Vida Loca.'

Mike Tyson Inspires HBO's 'Da Brick', Spike Lee and Doug Ellin to Produce

Mike Tyson's early life will be the basis for an upcoming HBO show. Bad Left Hook has more.

Decapitate Your Opponents With David Haye's Knockout for iPhone

David Haye's Knockout has absurd cover art and promises bloody action. Is it awesome or not?

Book Review: Carl Froch's "Cobra" a By-the-Numbers Account of the UK Star

Bad Left Hook reviews Carl Froch's book "The Cobra: My Story," with excerpts.

Trailer for 'Real Steel' - Hugh Jackman Boxing Movie Goes Robotic (In the Future!!)

Hugh Jackman's 'Real Steel' has a new trailer, and boxing fans are...excited? No, not excited.

Boxing Documentary: Fists of Vancouver from the Astoria Boxing Club

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.

Video Hype: Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s "Champ Life" with 50 Cent

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a song with 50 Cent. Who knew?

Manny Pacquiao Has New Single, Will Be Back on Kimmel Next Week

Manny Pacquiao has teamed up with Dan Hill for a new version of "Sometimes When We Touch."

Review: EA's Fight Night Champion a Solid Addition to the Popular Series

Waldo Rastel reviews the EA Sports game Fight Night Champion for Bad Left Hook.

FX's Lights Out: Not the Real Thing, But a Strong New Drama

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.

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