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Quanti Pugili! The definitive list of all-time great Italian-heritage fighters

05
Jun

Quanti Pugili! The definitive list of all-time great Italian-heritage fighters

The following article was originally published in the March 2024 issue of The Ring, available to subscribers here and via...

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03
Oct

Eder Jofre remembered: an in-depth look at Brazil’s greatest boxer and his legacy

A few hours after returning from a boxing-related trip this past Sunday night, I logged into Twitter and saw the...

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02
Oct

Eder Jofre, former bantamweight and featherweight champ, dies at age 86

Eder Jofre, the former bantamweight and featherweight world champion, died Sunday at age 86. The Brazilian ring legend had been hospitalized...

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18
Jul

Died on this day: Vicente Saldivar

Southpaw brawlers in the lower weight classes are a dime a dozen in Mexico, but the former Ring featherweight champion...

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08
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (50-41)

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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21
Oct

Eder Jofre’s legacy continues to be recognized, 61 years after he first became champion

Eder Jofre may be well into his golden years, but he isn’t stowing away at his home in Sao Paolo,...

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15
Feb

1960’s Boxing Trivia from Ring Magazine

Early in the 1960s, Sonny Liston took the heavyweight championship from Floyd Patterson and looked set for a very long...

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11
Mar

David vs. Goliath: A boxing history lesson

Before Saturday, when 135-pound titlist Mikey Garcia faces 147-pound beltholder Errol Spence Jr., we revisit boxing’s most notable ‘David vs. Goliath’ tales.

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20
Jun

Best I Faced: Eder Jofre

Our latest installment of ‘Best I Faced’ celebrates the professional career of two-division champion Eder Jofre.

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03
Jan

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Love him or hate him, it’s hard to ignore Floyd Mayweather, whose name continues to buzz among fans and fight scribes even though he’s yet to name his May 3 opponent. The first mailbag of 2014 has its share of “Money-mails,” but also plenty of historical banter, stats and other subjects. Enjoy!

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