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Born on this day: Joe Frazier

12
Jan

Born on this day: Joe Frazier

Olympian, world champion, KO artist, and nemesis to The Greatest. The great Joe Frazier was born on a day like...

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26
Jul

On this day: Muhammad Ali stops childhood friend Jimmy Ellis in The Inevitable Fight

Finally these guys got paid for punching each other. On July 26, 1971, Muhammad Ali, who was then the former heavyweight...

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16
Feb

Flashback: The Ring withdraws recognition of Clay as heavyweight king

This feature originally appeared in the May 1970 issue of The Ring Magazine. It also appears in The Ring's Frazier-Ali...

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12
Sep

Greatest Hits: Rubin “Hurricane” Carter – part 2

In Part 1 of Rubin Carter’s Greatest Hits, author Ron Lipton dug deep into his personal archive of interviews with...

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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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09
Feb

Bill Caplan’s 20 greatest heavyweights

Veteran PR ace Bill Caplan, a man who has been a boxing insider for more than five decades, gives RingTV.com his choice for the 20 best heavyweights of all time.

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06
May

Lem’s latest: Jimmy Ellis dies; Mayweather-Maidana press scores

Former heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis, who trained with fellow Louisville fighter Muhammad Ali and squared off against some of his era’s best fighters, has died in his hometown at the age of 74.

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06
Mar

FROM THE ARCHIVE: And new…

Joe Frazier gained recognition as heavyweight champion of the world after WBA titleholder Jimmy Ellis took a beating from Smokin’ Joe and couldn’t come out for the start of the fifth round on Feb. 16, 1970 at Madison Square Garden…

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