Monthly Archives: June 2012

IBR on The Cruelest Sport

“The carts brought the horses before us last week, when Golden Boy Promotions announced that Victor Ortiz will be vacating the welterweight division to test his mettle against crimson sensation Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on September 15th. This fight, slated for the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, is contingent on Ortiz defeating Josesito Lopez tomorrow night.”

Read Carts Before Horses: On Victor Ortiz, Saul Alvarez, and Josesito Lopez on The Cruelest Sport.

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IBR on The Cruelest Sport

“It is late October 2011, in Toronto, a time of year when the chill lays siege to your bones. The clouds menace overhead, tumbling like waves, seemingly within reach. In St. James Park, close to 2000 protesters gather; the marginalized voiceless—legitimate and otherwise—congregate in a small park within shouting distance of the epicenter of Canadian finance to give sound to their disparate plight.”

Read “New Paradigms: On Carl Froch and Lucian Bute” on The Cruelest Sport

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