Scoring the “ROCKY” Rounds By:Barry Lindenman Philadelphia,PA–It’s the classic: the boxing movie by which all other boxing movies are measured against. Surprisingly, after all the times I’ve watched “ROCKY”, albeit as a fan, I’ve never watched the movie and actually scored the rounds, as a boxing judge. Until now. Let me explain. By now, we […]
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This category is for all Barry Lindenman’s articles. Barry Lindenman is a US Boxing Correspondent from Matthews, North Carolina.
Judging a MMA Fight By: Barry Lindenman Going off of the general assumption that of the five standard scoring criteria for MMA bouts, clean striking and effective grappling carry more weight than cage control, effective aggressiveness and defense, I would like to propose a possible revision to the current judge’s scorecard. The proposal calls for […]
MMA vs. Boxing: A Judge’s Perspective By: Barry Lindenman The emergence of mixed martial arts (MMA) as a legitimate sport in recent years has brought with it some of the same challenges in officiating that have plagued the sport of boxing for some time. That is, the perception of non-standard judging criteria, unqualified officials and […]
Felix Sturm vs. Daniel Geale WBA / IBF Unification Fight By: Barry Lindenman In a fight that lived up to its hype, particularly overseas, IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale became a multiple world title holder when he captured the WBA middleweight championship by split decision over former titleholder Felix Sturm. The official scores from the […]
Felix Sturm vs. Daniel Geale WBA / IBF Unification Fight By: Barry Lindenman Saturday’s fight between WBA champion Felix Sturm and IBF champion Daniel “The Real Deal” Geale just may prove to be a better fight than the more publicized Sergio Martinez / Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. middleweight bout which will occur two weeks after. […]