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Mythical Matchup: Carlos Ortiz vs. Roberto Duran

20
Sep

Mythical Matchup: Carlos Ortiz vs. Roberto Duran

Who wins when the best lightweight of the 1960s and one of Puerto Rico’s greatest clashes with the best lightweight of the 1970s, Panama’s legendary “Hands of Stone”?

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28
Jun

Born on this day: Ken Buchanan

He was a talented fighter with superb boxing skills, and he is still remembered for his courage in the ring,...

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02
Jan

Died on this day: Gabriel ‘Flash’ Elorde

He was a tough, non-stop southpaw fighting machine, and quite possibly the greatest Filipino fighters of all time not named...

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09
Sep

Born on this day: Carlos Ortiz

One of the finest all-around fighters ever produced by the boxing-crazy island of Puerto Rico was born 86 years ago...

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14
Jun

Carlos Ortiz: Sept. 9, 1936 – June 13, 2022

Three-time world champion Carlos Ortiz passed away on Monday at the age of 85 in New York. The Puerto Rican great...

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11
Jun

Yokasta Valle retains IBF women’s strawweight title over Lorraine Villalobos in U.S. debut

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Yokasta Valle’s United States debut was a successful one, defeating Lorraine Villalobos by unanimous decision Saturday night...

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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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29
Nov

New Faces: Oscar Collazo

OSCAR COLLAZO Age: 24 Hometown: Villalba, Puerto Rico Weight class: Strawweight Height/ Reach: 5-foot-1 (155 cm) / 62½' (159 cm) Amateur record: 136-15 Turned pro: 2020 Pro record: 3-0 (2 knockouts) Trainer:...

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06
Jul

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Come-backing hall of famers, 15 rounds, Jorge Castro)

STAY RETIRED! Gday Dougie, How are you and your family doing in this crazy 2020 we are having mate? All safe and...

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02
Nov

Blair Cobbs stops Carlos Ortiz after six rounds – Whooo!

LAS VEGAS - The Blair Cobbs show continues to be a thrill a minute. The welterweight fringe contender, whose flamboyant "Flair"...

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