Gabe Oppenheim

FIGHTLAND

We Spent a Week in Tokyo's Fight Scene

A good man jobbed, tears in Korakuen Hall, and why being big in Japan can be a big problem for boxers.
Gabe Oppenheim
5.30.17
Sports

The Messy Rise of Sergey Kovalev

On November 19, Sergey Kovalev faces Andre Ward in a matchup of two of the best fighters in the world. Kovalev's path to this fight was far from typical.
Gabe Oppenheim
11.11.16
boxing

What's Next for Canelo Alvarez?

Liam Smith stood up to nine rounds of Canelo’s best bruising on Saturday, and at moments even reciprocated. And Beefy Smith is no Gennady Golovkin.
Gabe Oppenheim
9.20.16
FIGHTLAND

Shawn Porter's Last Day in the Gym

Spending a portentious last training session with former welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter before his championship bout against Keith Thurman at Barclays on Saturday.
Gabe Oppenheim
6.27.16
FIGHTLAND

Khan, Canelo, California: Blood Sport Under the Sun

On May 7, England’s speedy Amir Khan and Mexican bruiser Saúl “Canelo” Alvarez will fight for the lineal middleweight championship of the world in Vegas. We joined both boxers as they train in the Golden State.
Gabe Oppenheim
4.12.16
FIGHTLAND

The Golden Boy Speaks: Oscar De La Hoya on Canelo-Cotto and Boxing's "New Age"

Oscar De La Hoya won't talk about his own past, but he has plenty to say about the rest of the boxing world in this exclusive interview with VICE Sports.
Gabe Oppenheim
11.13.15
madison square garden

Gennady Golovkin: The Biggest Drama Show

Despite all his records and gaudy numbers, Saturday night seemed to be a coming out party for Golovkin at the Garden.
Gabe Oppenheim
10.19.15