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Died on this day: Jose Napoles

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16
Aug

Died on this day: Jose Napoles

If you were a masterfully skilled boxer back in the day, you could be “sweet” (see Robinson, Ray) or “smooth”....

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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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04
Apr

Thell Torrence remembers Hedgemon Lewis

Day after day, the numbers chronicling the damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic continue to mount. As of this writing,...

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16
Aug

Jose Napoles, two time welterweight champion, dies at age 79

Jose Napoles, whose boxing style was so smooth he was known as Mantequilla, has died at age 79, the World...

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01
Aug

Lem’s latest: Thomas Williams 175, Gabriel Campillo 174.8

In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s edition of “Friday Night Fights,” notable underdog victories and much more.

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