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Terry Downes, former champion who defeated Sugar Ray Robinson, dies at 81

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06
Oct

Terry Downes, former champion who defeated Sugar Ray Robinson, dies at 81

Terry Downes, who was England’s oldest surviving former world champion, died Friday.

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20
Sep

Jake LaMotta, all-time great middleweight and subject of Raging Bull, dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, the subject of the classic film “Raging Bull,” and a legendary middleweight champion known for his epic wars with Sugar Ray Robinson, died Tuesday at age 95. Lee Groves recounts his wonderful life both inside and outside the ring.

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10
Jun

The world comes out to celebrate ‘The Greatest’

The streets of Louisville, Kentucky, became the crossroads of the world as thousands paid tribute at Muhammad Ali’s funeral procession.

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04
Jun

Goodbye, Greatest

The loss of Muhammad Ali leaves an unfillable void but he filled us with memories like no other has or ever will.

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25
Nov

O’Neil Bell, dead at 40

Former RING cruiserweight champion O’Neil Bell passed away this morning after an assault in Atlanta, Ga.

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21
Nov

Former light heavyweight champ Bob Foster dead at 77

Former light heavyweight champion Bob Foster has passed away at the age of 77 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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15
Sep

Australian Davey Browne dies four days after knockout loss

Australian boxer Davey Browne Jr., who collapsed in the ring after being knocked out in the 12th round of his fight on Friday, Sept. 11, has died from his injuries.

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28
May

Mysterious junior flyweight Ali Raymi killed in Yemen

Ali Raymi, who began his career with 21 straight first-round knockout wins and was notorious for his social-media diatribes, died this past weekend in his native Yemen, apparently the result of an explosion in the war-torn country.

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04
May

Andrew ‘Six Heads’ Lewis dies in Guyana

Former WBA welterweight champion Andrew Lewis died Monday afternoon being hit by a car while riding his bicycle in his native Guyana outside the capital city of Georgetown.

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27
Feb

Oscar Diaz succumbs to injuries from 2008 fight

Oscar Diaz, who collapsed in the ring during a bout televised on “ESPN2 Friday Night Fights” in 2008, has died in San Antonio. He was 32 years old.

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