Boxing News by Adam Berlin
Adam Berlin is the author of the novels The Number of Missing (Spuyten Duyvil), the boxing novel Both Members of the Club (Texas Review Press/winner of the Clay Reynolds Novella Prize), Belmondo Style (St. Martin’s Press/winner of The Publishing Triangle’s Ferro-Grumley Award) and Headlock (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill). His stories and poetry have appeared in numerous journals. He teaches writing at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and co-edits J Journal: New Writing on Justice. For more, please visit adamberlin.com
Defeated – December 8th, 2013At one point, a fan yelled at Judah, “Zab, you’re fighting like you’re from Yonkers.” A greater NYC insult I haven’t heard…
Ugly: Klitschko vs. Povetkin – October 5th, 2013Does Wladimir Klitschko ever give fans a spark of the violent catharsis we crave when we watch a professional fight? No…
Forty Thousand Miles of Talk: Pacquiao and Rios Speak – August 6th, 2013If Arum believes true fight fans won’t see beyond the lights and fireworks and pre-fight entertainment, he’s mistaken. The fight’s the thing…
Something Rotten – July 29th, 2013Gone perhaps are the days when mobsters bought and sold fighters and fights. Today’s strings are pulled by money men of a different sort….