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On this day: Jersey Joe Walcott shuffles his way to a world title win against Ezzard Charles

18
Jul

On this day: Jersey Joe Walcott shuffles his way to a world title win against Ezzard Charles

It was the third meeting between them. One was a champion, perhaps one of the most undervalued of all time...

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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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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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17
Oct

Camden Honors the legendary Jersey Joe Walcott with a statue

Ruth Cream reached for a tissue to dab the tear falling down her left cheek. It had been close to...

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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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02
Sep

Rocky

50 years after legendary heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano was tragically killed in a plane crash, Tom Gray takes a fresh look at the undefeated but ill-fated great’s title reign.

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14
May

The Ring Archives: Born on this day: Joe Louis – part two

Joe Louis was born this week (on May 13) in 1914. By the time he was 24 years old, he...

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06
Mar

It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over – When Heavyweights Fight Back

Following Deontay Wilder’s excellent comeback performance against Luis Ortiz, we look back at five former heavyweight champions who were forced to dig deep.

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27
Feb

The real heavyweight championship of the world and its history – Part 1

Author and boxing historian Lee Groves traces the most famous prize in sport from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day.

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