Thursday, October 06, 2022  |

Diamond in the Rough

Diamond in the Rough

THE BOY WHO WOULD COME TO BE KNOWN AS SUGAR RAY ROBINSON WAS INTRODUCED TO BOXING IN DETROIT, BUT HIS...

read more

Come Out Writing

Painting by Jun Aquino BRUSH WITH A LEGEND I had accompanied Rubin Carter to Madison Square Garden for his fight with Holly...

read more

Escribiendo desde el rincón

RECUERDOS DE TIGER-DEPAULA He sido fanático del boxeo durante 60 años. El 25 de octubre de 1968, yo estuve en el...

read more

Come Out Writing

MEMORIES OF TIGER-DEPAULA I have been an avid boxing fan for 60 years. On October 25, 1968, I was ringside at...

read more

Fight Report: Robinson vs. Angott

SUGAR RAY DEFEATS LIGHTWEIGHT KING SAMMY ANGOTT IN NON-TITLE AFFAIR. HAD IT NOT BEEN FOR THE FACT THAT HE’D RECENTLY OUTGROWN THE DIVISION,...

read more

Ringside

SUGAR, SUGAR! I met Sugar Ray Robinson for the first time in Las Vegas. It was a real thrill, a real...

read more

Fight Reports: Robinson vs. LaMotta II & III

FIGHT TWO – SUGAR SETBACK Robinson's first loss as a professional, following 40 straight wins, came against the fierce and significantly...

read more

Fight Report: Robinson vs. Gavilan

“SUGAR” RAY’S RING MASTERY STANDS OUT WEIGHT ORDEAL AND KID GAVILAN'S RUSHING TACTICS FAIL TO CHECK ROBINSON – GIVES GREAT EXHIBITION...

read more

Fight Report: Robinson vs. LaMotta VI

RAY ROBINSON STIRS UP ACTION IN THREE CLASSES NEW MIDDLEWEIGHT KING’S TRIUMPH OVER LAMOTTA UNFREEZES THAT CLASS, LEAVES WELTER TITLE VACANT...

read more

Fight Report: Robinson vs. Maxim

MAXIM OUTCLASSED BUT HEAT FELLS ROBINSON CLOSE TO SHUTOUT VICTORY, SUGAR RAY IS FORCED TO QUIT IN TITLE BOUT THROUGH EXHAUSTION This...

read more