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Born on this day: Jersey Joe Walcott

31
Jan

Born on this day: Jersey Joe Walcott

A talented heavyweight champ who shuffled his way towards greatness against some of the best men of his era. The...

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08
Oct

On this day: Ezzard Charles scores explosive second-round knockout of Bernie Reynolds

“The Cincinnati Cobra” strikes. On October 8, 1952, Ezzard Charles scored a brutal second-round knockout over Bernie Reynolds at Cincinnati Gardens...

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17
Sep

On this day: Rocky Marciano breaks down Ezzard Charles in eight rounds

It was never a good idea to face “The Rock” twice. On September 17, 1954, Rocky Marciano scored a punishing eighth-round...

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06
Sep

Born on this day: Charley Burley

The term ‘uncrowned champ’ has been used and abused throughout boxing history, but this middleweight contender earned that title the...

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09
Aug

Born on this day: Harold Johnson

Very few fighters are remembered more by their style and their devastating power than for their long lists of title...

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18
Jul

On this day: Jersey Joe Walcott scores knockout of a lifetime over Ezzard Charles

The worm finally turned for Jersey Joe. On July 18, 1951, Jersey Joe Walcott scored a bolt-from-the blue, one-punch seventh-round knockout...

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15
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (10-1)

Please read: The Introduction. The Author’s Note. *** Oh my god! We’re here! The FINAL TEN of Cliff Rold’s unique evaluation of The Ring’s...

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09
Oct

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag (Navarrete-Villa, Ezzard Charles, Joe Frazier)

NAVARRETE-VILLA Hi Doug, I hope you're well and enjoying some of the great boxing over recent weeks (I'm still buzzing over that...

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18
Sep

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag (PED suspicions, Sam Langford, Nico Hernandez, Wilfredo Gomez)

SAM LANGFORD Hey Doug, I hope you and your family are well and staying safe. On Teddy Atlas’ podcast I heard him mention...

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22
Jun

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Rocky Marciano, Caleb Plant, heavyweight rankings)

RATING MARCIANO AND THE ‘SMALL’ HEAVYWEIGHTS Hi Doug, First time writer, but longtime reader. Thanks for providing bright spots during the virus-caused...

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