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Born on this day: Wilfred Benitez

12
Sep

Born on this day: Wilfred Benitez

A radar in his brain, a GPS on each fist, and a stare that could freeze his foe’s heart. And...

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02
Aug

On this day: Aaron Pryor knocks out Antonio Cervantes in four, wins 140-pound championship

What do you do if you can’t secure a lightweight world title fight? Simple, just move up five pounds and...

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05
Feb

To Be The Best: The Top 100 Boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (80-71)

The third installment of author/historian Cliff Rold’s epic evaluation of The Ring’s 97-year-old divisional rankings and the 100 standout fighters...

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31
Aug

Best I Faced: Antonio Cervantes

Colombian boxer-puncher Antonio Cervantes was a long-reigning champion in the 1970s and is widely considered to be among the best...

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18
Sep

The Travelin’ Man returns to Las Vegas: Part two

In Part Two of Lee Groves’ latest journal, our resident ‘Travelin’ Man’ counted punches for the David Benavidez-Ronald Gavril vacant 168-pound title scrap.

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14
Oct

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share more memories of Aaron Pryor and some interesting “What If?” scenarios involving Pryor, Leonard, Mancini, Hagler and Duran.

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10
Oct

Best I faced: Aaron Pryor

We checked through our archives and discovered a “Best I Faced” feature on the great Aaron Pryor, who sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 60.

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09
Mar

The Travelin’ Man goes to Sands Bethlehem Event Center: Part one

Another day, another trip for the ‘Travelin’ Man,’ Lee Groves as he returns – once again – to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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02
Aug

Aug. 2, 1980: A day that changed boxing

Two boxing legends were born on Aug. 2, 1980, while one of the biggest upsets of the decade took place on the same date. On this day, three champions boasting a combined 37 defenses in four reigns spanning 14¼ years lost their belts in crushing fashion. Who were they? Read on and find out.

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