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George Foreman now realizes he is boxing’s January Man

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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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11
Oct

No, Bernard Hopkins hasn’t forgotten his first time

They say you never forget your first time. There have been a lot of first times for Bernard Hopkins in both...

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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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