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Born on this day: Aaron Pryor

20
Oct

Born on this day: Aaron Pryor

A defensive wizard, a relentless and crafty puncher, and one of the finest 140-pounders in history. The great Aaron Pryor...

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19
Apr

Born on this day: Alexis Argüello

 He was first known as a knockout artist, and then as a multiple champion, but in that process he became...

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23
Nov

On this day: Alexis Arguello stops Ruben Olivares to pick up his first title belt

Back in November of 1974, nothing indicated that Nicaragua’s Alexis Arguello would become a world champion anytime soon. Arguello was 35-4...

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12
Nov

After 40 years, Aaron Pryor-Alexis Arguello 1 still among the greatest matchups of all time

Some of the most memorable fights in boxing history are commemorated in large part because of a controversial ending or...

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09
Sep

On this day: Aaron Pryor too hot for Alexis Arguello once again

Revenge was out and repeat was in. On Sept. 9, 1983, Aaron Pryor scored a second stoppage win over Alexis Arguello,...

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22
May

On This Day: Alexis Arguello gets off the canvas to KO Andy Ganigan

Alexis Arguello may have been a dominant champion, but he was also a vulnerable one. That fact made him a...

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17
Mar

KO Magazine 1986: Alexis Arguello – The guts and the ability are still there

This Q&A originally appeared in the January 1986 of KO Magazine. It was conducted before Arguello had his first comeback...

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11
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (30-21)

If you’re new to this on-going series, please read: The Introduction. (Seriously, if you’re posting questions like “What does the asterisk...

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13
Sep

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Evander Holyfield, Oscar Valdez, ’70s greats vs. future stars)

THE OLDTIMERS Hello Dougie, hope you are well and healthy. Evander Holyfield’s performance was really upsetting for me to watch. However fit...

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11
May

The Ring remembers Canadian featherweight contender Art Hafey, who faced three Hall of Famers

“I felt like I was exploited. I fought my way to the No. 1 position, but they wouldn't acknowledge it...

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