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Legendary Harold Lederman excited to see Tim Bradley back in the ring vs. Diego Chaves

Tim Bradley, left, returns to the ring in Las Vegas tonight vs. Diego Chaves (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

For longtime HBO boxing analyst Harold Lederman, it’s always a welcome site to take in former two-divison world champion Tim Bradley in action.

Bradley has become a staple on the network in recent times and his recent stretch of fights vs. Ruslan Provodnikov, Juan Manuel Marquez, and Manny Pacquiao have all delivered some form of intrigue.
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Harold Lederman says Pacquiao vs. Rios will be a war; claims Brandon’s best shot at winning is by knockout

HBO’s Harold Lederman in Ontario, Calif. this past weekend (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)


By Chris Robinson

The pieces are starting to fall into place for this weekend’s showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios in China.

Earlier today, Team Pacquiao touched down in Macau, while other media members from all parts of the globe have also begun their trek to the city in advance of the HBO pay per view event

One man who will likely be ringside at the fight is longtime HBO unofficial judge Harold Lederman.

Catching up with Lederman this past weekend in Ontario, Calif. in advance of Andre Ward’s victory over Edwin Rodriguez, the affable New Yorker showed enthusiasm towards boxing’s next big duel
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HBO’s Harold Lederman believes that Saul Alvarez will ‘destroy’ Austin Trout

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

You will be hard pressed to be anyone involved in boxing with as much as enthusiasm for the sport as Harold Lederman.

Serving as an unofficial ringside judge for HBO for over 25 years, Lederman has endeared himself to fans across the globe and his affable nature makes him someone you can’t help but to like.

While in town for Mike Alvarado’s entertaining rematch victory over Brandon Rios this past weekend in Las Vegas, I again caught up with Lederman.

As is often the case during our dialogue, I made it a point to get Harold’s thoughts on some upcoming prize fights, ranging from Nonito Donaire’s clash with fellow junior featherweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux to the May 4th Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero tussle and everything in between.
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HBO’s Harold Lederman talks Rios-Alvarado II, Mayweather-Guerrero, Donaire vs. Rigondeaux, more

Chris Robinson catches up with longtime unofficial HBO ringside judge Harold Lederman, as he speaks on this weekend’s rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado, as well as Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero, Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux, Zab Judah vs. Danny Garcia, the return of Sergio Martinez, and more…