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Bernard Hopkins-Segundo Mercado 2: The Executioner reflects on first world title win 26 years later

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29
Apr

Bernard Hopkins-Segundo Mercado 2: The Executioner reflects on first world title win 26 years later

The dictionary definition of “serendipity” is the occurrence of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. With the 26th...

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25
Mar

Carmen Basilio-Sugar Ray Robinson 2: Warfare never to be seen again

A lot has happened in boxing over the past 63 years. Much change has been initiated. Where once there were...

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17
Feb

Implosion of Trump Plaza the end of a once-glorious era in Atlantic City boxing

Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, constructed in 1929 at a cost of $15 million and renovated over a 3½-year period (at...

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11
Feb

Rene Jacquot shocker over Donald Curry forever overshadowed by Douglas KO of Tyson

What a difference a year makes. Fight fans everywhere remember the biggest upset in boxing history – heck, maybe the biggest...

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05
Feb

Perception of Muhammad Ali shifted after cruel battering of Ernie Terrell

Anyone who has ever watched a National Geographic wildlife documentary understands that nature is necessarily savage in the animal kingdom....

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13
Jan

George Foreman now realizes he is boxing’s January Man

It may be happenstance, but certain fighters sometimes tend to be associated with particular months. For Evander Holyfield, that month...

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03
Dec

Fifty years after shocking Jose Napoles, Billy Backus accepts role as Carmen Basilio’s sidekick

Batman had Robin, the Lone Ranger had Tonto and Sherlock Holmes had Dr. Watson. All things considered, there are worse...

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01
Dec

Hector Camacho’s unique story hardly could be condensed into a mere 90 minutes

Given my dealings with the late Hector “Macho” Camacho over the course of the years our professional lives intersected, I...

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12
Nov

Aaron Pryor-Alexis Arguello 1 was the top fight of the 1980s, and one of the best ever

They are both gone now, perhaps too soon given their chronological ages at the time of their earthly departures. But...

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26
Oct

50 years ago, Muhammad Ali launched a comeback unlike any other vs. Jerry Quarry

They were the most famous heavyweights of their eras, lightning rods for global attention and no small amount of domestic...

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