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On this day: Larry Holmes drops Ocasio with a jab, scores four knockdowns, retains WBC title

23
Mar

On this day: Larry Holmes drops Ocasio with a jab, scores four knockdowns, retains WBC title

The perfect punch should be felt and not seen. On March 23, 1979, Larry Holmes made the second defense of his...

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26
Jan

Best I Covered – Steve Farhood

Very few people in the boxing industry manage to leave a positive impression in more than one department. The all-around...

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09
Jun

A somber Larry Holmes reflects on George Floyd

As police murder victim George Floyd was being laid to rest near his Houston home Monday, former world heavyweight champion...

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05
Jun

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag (Ken Norton, best heavyweights of the 1970s, Hector Lopez)

KEN NORTON Hey Dougie, Want to estimate with you Ken Norton’s legacy and ATG status. Will you agree with the vast majority...

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27
Mar

Dougie’s Friday mailbag (fight delays, quick stoppages, and hardcore fan ‘tragedies’)

BIG FIGHT DELAYS Dougie, **Perfunctory message about health and well-being** On to the questions: 1. Does the delay of any specific postponed fights benefit...

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28
Sep

The greatest fight card in boxing history: Part 2

The noise when the punch landed was sickening. It was midway through Round 7 and Larry Holmes went limp, momentarily unconscious,...

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11
May

Dougie’s Friday mailbag (Linares-Lomachenko, Mikey Garcia, WBSS, Ali-Shavers)

LIGHTWEIGHT IS HOT Hi Dougie, Jorge Linares-Vasyl Lomachenko is promising, so much skills and athletics involved. Linares is a tremendous combo of...

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28
Sep

Muhammad Ali-Earnie Shavers – The Last Stand 40 Years On

It was a brutal battle that once again confirmed the fighting heart of Muhammad Ali, but victory came at a huge price in the champion’s final successful title defense.

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14
Dec

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans from around the world share their thoughts on Anthony Joshua’s dramatic KO of Dillian Whyte and the British heavyweight’s potential, as well as the plight of Roy Jones Jr., in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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04
Oct

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on Saturday’s Wladimir Klitschko-Alexander Povetkin and Miguel Cotto-Delvin Rodriguez fights, next weekend’s Bradley-Marquez showdown, the Mayweather-Khan rumors, and one reader asks Dougie to list the best fighters ever in each division in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

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