Articles by Justin M. Salvato

My issue with heavyweight Deontay Wilder.

He’s not using his natural attributes to his advantage, that’s my issue with heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.  He’s tall, has a long reach, but instead of fighting from the outside, he chooses to fight on…



Billy Joe Saunders UD12 Willie Monroe Jr.

Billy Joe Saunders versus Willie Monroe Jr. was not an exciting fight.  It started out with both fighters being tentative; feeling each other out.  Saunders eventually started imposing his will on Monroe even after getting…





Thoughts on SPARRING

Anyone who has trained in a boxing gym over a long period, or coached or competed knows there are various opinions on training practices.  One such practice is sparring.  I know a lot of people…


Movie review: Southpaw

I finally got around to watching 2015’s Southpaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal.  My back pain prevented me from going to work, so I stayed on the coach watching Netflix. What’s this movie about you ask?  Billy…