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Terry Daniels, a title-seeking blip on heavyweight boxing’s radar screen, dead at 74

17
Sep

Terry Daniels, a title-seeking blip on heavyweight boxing’s radar screen, dead at 74

It doesn’t take long to call the roll of legitimately great heavyweights, and the late Joe Frazier’s name deserves to...

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13
Sep

Jake LaMotta proved boxing’s Hail Marys unlike those in any other sport

The term “Hail Mary” has become a familiar part of the lexicon of sport, dating back to the 1920s but...

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24
Jul

Tyson vs. Jones exhibition could be like old episode of The Twilight Zone

The announcement that 54-year-old Mike Tyson and 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. will lace up the gloves again for an eight-round...

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12
Jul

Epic Holyfield-Qawi war was part of Real Deal’s ‘Omega Project’ path to Mike Tyson

Anyone familiar with Aesop’s Fables knows the tale of The Hare & The Tortoise, which holds that “the race is...

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10
Nov

‘Bronco Billy’ no racehorse, but he’s as strong as a Clydesdale

Meet 50-year-old, 320-pound “Bronco” Billy Wright, father of nine, grandfather of 12, unrepentant lover of lemon pie and winner by knockout of his last 16 bouts.

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25
Aug

Evander Holyfield living his (first) dream through his son, Elijah

Before he became heavyweight champion of the world Evander Holyfield had a much different dream, and now he’s watching it come true for his son, Elijah.

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10
Jun

Hall of Fame: Riddick Bowe’s legacy will forever include ‘what if?’

From THE RING Magazine’s series on the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015, boxing scribe Bernard Fernandez profiles Riddick Bowe, the two-time heavyweight world titleholder who might’ve gone even higher had he faced more of his contemporaries.

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07
Jun

Hall of Fame blog: Joe Calzaghe, Richard Steele on eve of induction

Undefeated super middleweight star Joe Calzaghe and Richard Steele, third man in the ring for some of modern boxing’s most historic bouts, in this installment of RING correspondent Bernard Fernandez’s blog from Canastota.

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01
Oct

Shavers rates himself — who else? — hardest-hitting heavyweight

Many boxing historians and those who were lucky enough to be fans during the 1970s when the heavyweight division was loaded with talent consider former contender Earnie Shavers to be the hardest all-time puncher among big men. Shavers and his old rival, Larry Holmes, agree with this designation.

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08
Jun

Hall of Fame: Basilio gone, not forgotten in Canastota

At the ongoing ceremonies for this year’s Induction Weekend at the Hall of Fame, a procession of outstanding welterweights from different eras strode to the microphone to address the crowd and, whether they were called upon to do so or not, pay homage to Canastota’s most famous son.

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