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Ringside

Aficianado

Ringside

I will always be proud of becoming the undisputed cruiserweight champion of the world. A lot of people forget I was...

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Jabs and Straight Writes

BROADCAST BOOM

NEW BOOK RECOUNTS THE RISE OF BOXING ON RADIO AND THEN TELEVISION


 

There was a time when boxing fans relied on newspapers for the most timely recounting of big fights. That changed in the 1920s with the mass commercialization of radio. Then, in the 1940s, television began the process of supplanting radio.

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Jabs and Straight Writes

FIGHTER FOR A DAY

Jim Thomas is best known as Evander Holyfield’s adviser but he had his own (extremely short) career as a kickboxer

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The New Deal

EVANDER HOLYFIELD IS TURNING HIS UNMATCHED WORK ETHIC TOWARD THE REALM OF PROMOTING He knows others like him have failed at...

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EL ROSTRO DEL BOXEO

Padre e hijo: Evander y Evan Holyfield Evander Holyfield tiene 11 hijos. Uno de ellos, Elijah, jugó al football americano para...

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The Face of Boxing

Father and Son: Evander and Evan Holyfield Evander Holyfield has 11 children. One of them, Elijah, played college football at the...

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Best I Faced

DWIGHT MUHAMMAD QAWI Dwight Muhammad Qawi won world titles at light heavyweight and cruiserweight in the 1980s, facing many of the...

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From the Archive

CORONATION NIGHT Evander Holyfield had turned Olympic bronze into professional gold by dethroning Dwight Muhammad Qawi and Ricky Parkey for...

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From the Archive

POUND-FOR-POUND NO. 1 The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight could break the U.S. pay-per-view record of 4.6 million buys set by...

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