Miguel Cotto Is Golden Arms

In kung fu flixtory, Golden Arm is the leader of the Chi Sah gang. ("Both of his arms are as hard and solid as gold and are invulnerable to anything.") In boxing, Golden Arms is Miguel Cotto. Heavy arms, heavy hands, he touch you, you go backwards. » 6/09/14 12:20pm 6/09/14 12:20pm

When Irish Eyes Are Swollen: How Sergio Martinez Beat Matthew Macklin…

Reputations are hard to earn. And they're hard to keep. They come with benefits. But they can also hang on a fighter like a chain, an extra burden in a sport that's hard enough as it is. Reputations can't be carried throughout a fight. They must be shed like a robe and donned again when the fight is over. During the… » 3/19/12 10:55am 3/19/12 10:55am

Sergio Martinez, The Celtic War, And An Evening In Foxwoods With The…

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — The Foxwoods Resort and Casino is an abomination that rises incongruously from the empty woods in Connecticut as if to challenge all accepted notions of urban planning, and, indeed, logic. It also has good fights. » 3/14/11 12:45pm 3/14/11 12:45pm

Night On Ubaldo Mountain

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 4/18/10 11:00am 4/18/10 11:00am

HBO's BAD Is KO Central

All three of the title contenders showcased on HBO's Boxing After Dark triple-header came through with knockout wins last night in Temecula, California. Yuriorkis Gamboa was sloppy throughout the first round of his fight with Marcos Ramirez, even suffering a flash knockdown at one point. However the young star showed… » 10/05/08 1:00pm 10/05/08 1:00pm