Posts tagged "boxing"

Michael B. Jordan Is Ready To Rumble In Trailer For “Creed”

Michael B. Jordan — Michael on “The Wire,” Vince on “Friday Night Lights,” Oscar Grant in “Fruitville Station” — was already fine as hell, but it looks like he spent…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2015 - 5:45 pm

The Soapbox: Floyd Mayweather’s Victory Championed Domestic Abuse (And The Media Is Partially To Blame)

As Floyd Mayweather climbed the ring-side ropes to proclaim his victory in front of the cheering MGM Grand crowd of America’s most influential people, the media snapped photos that will…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 4, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Floyd Mayweather’s Son Recounts His Dad’s Abuse Against His Mom

If you needed a reason to not watch tonight’s much talked about fight between notorious woman abuser Floyed Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, then here is very shiver inducing reason, involving…

Katrin Higher | May 2, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Trainer Trials: Amelia & Julie Glove Up And Box

I gotta admit, I was especially excited for this episode of Trainer Trials. My grandfather — shout out to Frank Joseph Parry, whut whut! — was a boxer and won…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 16, 2013 - 11:00 am

Women Box For The First Time Ever At The Olympics!

Women’s boxing is having its first time ever at the 2012 Olympics and I have half a mind to say “this is what feminism looks like.” Right here we have…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Girl Talk: I Had An Emotional Affair

Last summer, I fell in love with my boxing teacher. I never kissed him. I never spent time alone with him. Though I did have mental sex with him at…

Anonymous | March 23, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Boxing Champ Sergio Martinez Says Fight In The Ring, Not At Home With Your Woman

If there’s one thing we love more than a hot man with his shirt off, it’s a hot man with his shirt off who fights for a good cause: Middleweight…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2010 - 7:45 pm

This Exists: Female Bikini Rollerskate Boxing

Oh Brazil, you’ve really disappointed us this time. You managed to ruin two of my favorite sports—rollerskating and boxing—while being extremely sexist and degrading at the same time. In…

Nikki Dowling | December 10, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Billy Bob Thornton Boxes … For A Movie

Looks like Hollywood has decided to give boxing dramas another shot. Actor Billy Bob Thornton and director Ron Shelton have teamed up to make a flick about a depressed, widowed…

Nikki Dowling | August 23, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Women’s Boxing Is Now An Olympic Sport

I am a female boxer. A year ago, I was leaning against the boxing ring at my old gym in New York City, fully decked out in sparring gear and…

Nikki Dowling | August 14, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Gina Carano Is The Female Face Of Mixed Martial Arts

Some girls sleep with teddy bears. Some girls like to watch mixed martial arts fighting. I would be the latter. What’s MMA? A full contact sport that’s a mix of…

Susannah Breslin | July 30, 2009 - 11:40 am

Going Out For Drinks Is Boring

How many times have I gone out for drinks on a date? More times than I can count. Of course, it’s partly my fault for not suggesting something more exciting.

Catherine Strawn | December 14, 2007 - 3:15 pm