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Clear and present: Oscar De La Hoya vs. Ike Quartey

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13
Feb

Clear and present: Oscar De La Hoya vs. Ike Quartey

Oscar De La Hoya took on the first true physical threat of his welterweight title reign when he took on unbeaten former WBA beltholder Ike Quartey on February 13, 1999, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, and their instant classic nip-and-tack 12-round battle lived up to its high expectations. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of De La Hoya vs. Quartey, we repost the following article penned by hall of famer Ron Borges, which was first published in the September 2022 issue of The Ring.

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22
Jun

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16
Mar

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Mar

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People say lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place. Freddie Roach hopes those people are wrong. Roughly 22 years ago,...

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04
Feb

Clear and Present Danger (Oscar De La Hoya’s 1999 welterweight clash with Ike Quartey)

In celebration of Oscar De La Hoya’s 50th birthday, RingTV is re-posting select articles from the September 2022 issue of...

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23
Dec

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Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the December 2021 issue of The Ring. The print copy is available for...

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24
May

Marvin Hagler memorial features glowing tributes for the middleweight great

BROCKTON, MA. - The air was dripping with humidity. Gray clouds had begun to mass over a crowd assembled for...

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11
Mar

Errol Spence Jr.-Mikey Garcia: Daring to be great

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12
Sep

Canelo Alvarez: The different one

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02
Jun

Muhammad Ali: Truly one of ‘The Greatest’

Muhammad Ali the boxer came in two incarnations and both versions were superb. Ron Borges explores the fistic merits of arguably the greatest heavyweight champion ever.

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